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PBL Freshman Cornerstone Town Hall
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PBL Freshman Cornerstone Town Hall
Amna Abdelbagi, Staff Reporter • May 24, 2024

It's finally that time of the year, the Cornerstone Town Hall that everyone has been waiting for! After all the ninth graders' hard work, students...

Bites on the Pike: Lost Dog Café
Community & Beyond
Bites on the Pike: Lost Dog Café
Clara Golner and Ilana HofferMay 24, 2024

Within the first moments of walking inside, the smell of tasty Italian food fills your nose. You look around at the art on the walls, listen...

Bites on the Pike: Ididos Coffee
Community & Beyond
Bites on the Pike: Idido's Coffee
Amna Abdelbagi, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2024

Only five minutes away from ACC, Idido’s Coffee should definitely be on your next “to-go” list! Idido’s Coffee is a cafe designed for...

Bites on the Pike: Ryu Izakaya
Community & Beyond
Bites on the Pike: Ryu Izakaya
Clara Golner and Ilana HofferMay 20, 2024

Ryu Izakaya is a small restaurant camouflaged among the many on Columbia Pike, but it is truly a hidden gem. When you walk inside, you are immediately...

Street Advocate Club
Clubs & Extras
Street Advocate Club
Cody Finnegan, Clara Golner, and Bella WeslowMay 20, 2024

One of ACC’s newer clubs is the Street Advocates Student Coalition (SASC), started by junior Cody Finnegan. The SASC’s mission is “to bring...

24 with ‘24: Lis Shalah

24 with ’24 is a Chronicle series where we ask 24 questions to a member of the class of ’24. Between now and June, we’ll shine a spotlight on each member of this year’s graduating class. Our goal is to feature all seniors from all ACC programs. Get started by completing this Google form, and reach out to Zack Dabrowski with any questions.

  1. How does it feel to be a senior in high school?
    • Feels normal
  2. Favorite moment at ACC?
    • Tech-tastic soccer game
  3. Best piece of advice you’ve received?
    •  “Keep it stupid, simple”
  4. Advice you’d give to underclassmen?
    • Take advantage of the good classes they have here
  5. A person who supported you the most through high school?
    • My brother
  6. Favorite core class you’ve taken and why? 
    • Math
  7. Favorite elective?
    • Electricity
  8. What is your Capstone experience and how’s it going?
    • Educational, my electricity class has been going good
  9. Any advice on Capstone you’d like to share?
    • I can’t really give advice on that
  10. What grade did you enjoy the most?
    • 9th
  11. What are you excited about for life after high school?
    • Having my own schedule 
  12. What is your top college choice?
    • Not going to college
  13. What field are you planning on going into?
    • Engineering or electrical engineering
  14. What is something you can’t live without?
    • Soccer 
  15. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    • Working hard
  16. Where’s your favorite place to hang out in Arlington?
    • Barcroft
  17. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
    • Kosova
  18. Favorite extracurricular activity
    • Soccer
  19. A song that you have on repeat?
    • Albanian music
  20. Favorite movie or TV show?
    • Spongebob
  21. What is your favorite meal?
    • Pasta
  22. What time do you go to bed on school nights?
    • 11 pm
  23. What motivates you?
    • Passion
  24. What is your greatest achievement?
    • 6th place finish at SkillsUSA
About the Contributor
Lydia Blackwell
Lydia Blackwell, Staff Reporter
Lydia is a sports reporter for the Chronicle and a senior at Arlington Tech. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and writing short stories. You can usually finding her walking in the woods or talking about thought experiments.