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Groundbreaking
School News
Groundbreaking
Bella Weslow, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2024

On May 16th, 2024, a monumental event occurred for the students and staff of the Arlington Career Center. At 2 pm, students and teachers left...

Latinas Leading Tomorrow at ACC
Clubs & Extras
Latinas Leading Tomorrow at ACC
Lary Renderos, Guest Reporter • June 12, 2024

Let’s zoom into the bustling hive of activity that is ACC (let's throw some props to our extracurricular buffet: from frisbee to D&D, there's...

Op Ed: A Call for Accelerated Learning in APS
Op Ed
Op Ed: A Call for Accelerated Learning in APS
Joseph Sparks, Guest Reporter • June 12, 2024

Dear Arlington Public Schools, As I prepare to begin my education at Princeton University next fall, I often look back and consider the impact...

Op Ed: Let’s Expand Restorative Justice in Virginia
Op Ed
Op Ed: Let’s Expand Restorative Justice in Virginia
Zack Dabrowski, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2024

Dear Barbara A. Favola, In one month, I will have graduated from high school and be ready for the next stage of my life. When I look back...

Acme Pie Company
Community & Beyond
Acme Pie Company
Zack Dabrowski, Staff Reporter • June 12, 2024

Acme Pie Co., located barely a block from the school, is one of the only pie shops within Arlington - and it’s also the best. Walking towards...

24 With ’24: Sean Howder

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  1. How does it feel to be a senior in high school?
    • Pretty chill
  2. Favorite moment at ACC?
    • That time I got slapped
  3. Best piece of advice you’ve received?
    • “ You only get one life, you gotta treasure it” – Daniel Knorr
  4. Advice you’d give to underclassmen?
    • Ain’t no party like a Diddy party, cause a Diddy Party don’t stop
  5. A person who supported you the most through high school?
    • Dr. Rankin
  6. Favorite core class you’ve taken and why? 
    • English 12
  7. Favorite elective?
    • Animal Science
  8. What is your Capstone experience and how’s it going?
    • Smithsonian Air and Space museum tour guide, and it’s going pretty swell
  9. Any advice on Capstone you’d like to share?
    • Get paid
  10. What grade did you enjoy the most?
    • Senior year
  11. What are you excited about for life after high school?
    • Not having to deal with school anymore
  12. What is your top college choice?
    • Averett University
  13. What field are you planning on going into?
    • Aviation
  14. What is something you can’t live without?
    • Marcelo
  15. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    • Flying a plane
  16. Where’s your favorite place to hang out in Arlington?
    • Anywhere other than Arlington
  17. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
    • New Zealand
  18. Favorite extracurricular activity
    • Take pictures of birds
  19. A song that you have on repeat?
    • Creep by Radiohead
  20. Favorite movie or TV show?
    • The Bang Bang Club
  21. What is your favorite meal?
    • BLT
  22. What time do you go to bed on school nights?
    • Midnight to 1am
  23. What motivates you?
    • Flying planes
  24. What is your greatest achievement?
    • Being born
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.