Moor About the Start

Staff Writer

Though we all attend AHS, how many of us are aware of the history behind our school? We all know that our mascot is the Moor and that our school has been influenced by the Alhambra in Spain. However, many do not know why our school has adopted the Moor as our mascot or why our school was founded. Perhaps it is time to explore the roots of AHS, from the original Alhambra and the Moors in Spain to our establishment in 1898 and the achievements we’ve accomplished since then.