Month: March 2018

Atholton High School Students Walk Out In Support of Parkland

A month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Shooting, Atholton High School students walked out in a fight for safer schools. The students gathered in the football field and held 17 minutes of silence for each of the lives lost in the tragedy. 

Community Rallies at School Safety and Mental Health Forum

On February 28 at 7 pm, the Howard County Board of Education members, educators, parents, and students gathered at River Hill High School for the School Safety and Mental Health Forum.

Taking a Hit: No More Baseline Concussion Testing

Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, baseline concussion tests are no longer required for high school athletes.

Is Technology Taking Over Your Life?

Over the past few decades, technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. How much is too much?

Learning the Lingua Franca

From calculus to chemistry to Common Core English, the typical high school school day is challenging. But for Atholton’s ESOL students, there is yet another hurdle: overcoming the foreign language barrier.

A Place for A Latte of Creativity

National English Honors Society’s first annual Coffee House took place on Tuesday, January 30, providing the community with the chance to espress-o everything on their minds: whether it was in the form of music or literature.

It’s Snow Joke

It’s every students favorite notification: “Howard County schools are closed today for inclement weather.” But who really makes the call. Here’s an inside look at the HoCo “Snow Man.”

Brace Yourself For The Pulsera Project

 The Pulsera Project has made its way into Ms. Street’s AP Spanish Language classes’ curriculum in order to help raise money for artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala by selling their handmade bracelets and purses.

Student Activism in the Face of Gun Violence

Students across the country work to have their voices heard in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting in mid-February.