Beta Alpha Kappa: Revamped

Involvement at Glen Allen is a necessary part of every Jaguar’s high school experience. Glen Allen High School hosts numerous organizations to be a part of, providing many diverse opportunities to get involved within the walls of Glen Allen. From organizations as unique as Astronomy Club and as impactful as Jaguar Gents, students of all ages are involved with other and the Glen Allen community through membership. However, one of the most meaningful organizations to be a part of is Beta Alpha Kappa.

Founded in 2016, Beta Alpha Kappa, also known as “BAK,” is an organization composed of about one hundred upperclassmen, dedicated to mentoring and guiding the incoming freshman class through their trials and tribulations of their freshman year…

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Meet Ms. Neagle, Teacher/Cheerleader

By Cassie Coughlan

Unassuming, yet joyful; humorous, yet thoughtful, Ms. Neagle, a sophomore and junior English teacher, has found a way to make a difference in the lives of her students in just her first year at Glen Allen. One of the newest–and proudest–Jaguars, she can often be found laughing with students, leading Pep Club, or teaching a meaningful lesson. Her cheerful, contagious sense of school spirit extends beyond the classroom.

Growing up encouraged by her teachers, Ms. Neagle, who just began her fifth year of teaching, knew that she wanted to be in the classroom. “I actually grew up in Henrico County and I went to Henrico High School and I had amazing teachers who I got really close with—especially my English teachers, and…

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Honors Humanities Takes the VMFA

On Thursday November 2nd, Glen Allen’s Honors Humanities classes went on a field trip to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond. This is the first of four field trips that Humanities students will take over the course of the

2017-2018 school year, as both 5th and 7th block classes will go once per marking period.

Created by AP Literature and Composition teacher Mr. Tolbert, Honors Humanities is an elective class that aims at studying the creative process of tradition through history. This means that for each unit, centered around a specific theme, students will look at multiple pieces of art, whether they be literature, music, sculpture, dance, paintings, and more. They will then look at what particular elements these pieces…

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Courtney Lynch Runs for Board of Supervisors Brookland Seat

Courtney Lynch is an active member of the community; she plays an important role in volunteering for one of Glen Allen High School’s feeder schools, Glen Allen Elementary. Being a mom, marine, attorney, business owner, and author of a New York Times bestselling book about leadership, Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success, Mrs. Lynch feels that she has the background necessarily to be successful on the Board of Supervisors.

“I love Henrico and feel very fortunate to live in the Brookland District.  I am proud to be raising my family here.  Running for the Board of Supervisors is a way I can serve and give back to our great community,” she states about why she decided to run for the position.

Mrs. Lynch has an ex…

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Powderpuff Comes to Glen Allen with a Surprise Ending

On Wednesday, October 18th, Glen Allen hosted its annual Powderpuff flag football event. Girls from each class got together to form teams and represent their class with Battle of the Classes points on the line! They were coached by volunteers from their class. And, everyone was cheered on by the cheerleaders!

The first game, Seniors vs. Freshmen, ended the closest it has ever been in Glen Allen history. The Freshmen girls held their own against the Seniors, scoring 19 points to the Seniors’ 25 points.

Afterwards, the Juniors vs. Sophomore game ended even closer, with the Juniors persevering by only one point! The friendly competition showcased the comparative team work of the two classes. The game ending 21 to 20 led the Juniors t…

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