When quarantine started, schools were shut down for a few weeks before online learning began. College Board, the non-profit organization behind the SAT and AP tests, wasn’t sure whether or not to allow students to still take the test. There were several reasons, such as the students getting less time for class and preparations, the same $94 price per test for less learning and smaller tests, and the question of how to give the students their tests.
I would consider myself to be more of a “homebody” than the adventurous type. That is not to say I do not step out of my comfort zone for certain activities, but lying in bed is a lot more comfortable than being outside and actually physically exerting myself. However, when I was given a Fish Out of Water segment to write, I chose to try zip lining through the trees.
Every day millions of kids go to school and feel as though no adult in the building cares about them and their success, what is going in their life. . .
Atholton’s Green Team, formerly known as the STEAM Team, started a new program for composting at school to promote an eco-friendly focus in Atholton’s student body and faculty. On January 21, the first day of midterms, the program began with a compost bin in the cafeteria. The Green Team members came to help promote and monitor the bin.
No one could have ever expected that the new year would start off the way it did, with ballistic missiles, dead spymasters, rising tensions, and a question that nobody had an answer to: what happens next?
“Three, two, one, Happy New Year!” The phrase that could be heard around the world as people celebrated the start of the long awaited new decade, 2020. The sound of laughter, sight of smiles, and the stress of finding a New Year’s kiss were all exchanged as people gathered around the television set to watch the ball drop in Times Square. As The Black Eyed Peas’s song I Got a Feeling softly played over the TV, flashbacks of the 2010’s filled many people’s heads. Sadly, however, with the start of the new decade also brings the end of Generation Z’s iconic childhood.
On November 22nd, Disney released it’s follow-up to the smashing hit Frozen with Frozen II. This continues the empire that Disney has held over society for the last 96 years.
Jaylynn Floyd Staff Reporter November 22, 2019 Gather your playing dice, boards, cloaks, and imagination, because an action-packed play about the famous game Dungeons and Dragons is coming to an auditorium near you. […]
As you come up the final step into the top of the d-hallway stairwell, you find yourself standing beside a busy french cafe with a view of the eiffel tower. Two more steps and suddenly, the Louvre is to your left, glistening in the sunlight, and the arc de triomphe, illuminated by the colors of the french flag in the night sky. As you look in front of you, you see the french flag sprawled out on a wall, and a sign on it that reads: “La France.”
This marks the beginning of Atholton High School’s own broadcast news program, the Raidertime Review!
The Earth is sick: climate trends are more erratic than ever, greenhouse gases are trapping more heat in the atmosphere, glaciers are melting, with storms stronger, droughts longer. And the younger generations demand a cure.
The race for the Democratic candidacy has been heating up over the past few months. Over the summer and through the start of the school year, there have been a series of debates between a varying amount of candidates, each trying to make their case for why they will dethrone the incumbent president.
What the proposed redistricting plan would mean for Atholton students.
Photo Courtesy of Maggie Fan Gisele Chiang-Tenbrock Section Editor 23 October, 2019 “I’m really surprised, actually, because ultimate frisbee isn’t a popular sport or anything,” said junior Angela Voo, sitting on a picnic bench across […]
On September 3rd, new changes to the Howard County Public School System were set in place by the Board of Education including the dress code reform, the no-extra-credit policy, and the abolishment of the class rank system.
Black Student Union took the key focus of what Atholton is all about and projected that onto the stage in this year’s BSU assembly. The assembly involved music, spoken words, dance performances, and dialogue by a combination of students in the club.