Category: Features

La Semaine de Français: Visitez la France

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.”

The Jury is Out on the Democratic Candidacy Race

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.

Meet the Newest Members of the Raider Family!

Every year, some fresh faces arrive in the staff department. Get to know them a little better in these interviews!

New School Year, New Ultimate Frisbee Club

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 […]

New Peer Mentor Program Introduced To Freshmen

Introducing the Peer Mentor Program: a chance for freshmen to get a helping hand throughout their first year of high school.

Atholton Seniors Kickoff Year Four

A new school year has come and with it, a new class of seniors. All their papers said grade 12 instead of 11, they had the luxury to park in the senior designated lot, sit in the senior cafeteria, and were struck with a new, grand priority—college applications.

Sister to Sister to Success

The Sister to Sister organization is a club for tenth through twelfth-grade girls that are passionate about community service and sisterhood.

Ms. Koehnlein: 20 Years at Atholton

As a 20 year veteran at Atholton and recent winner of the HCPSS “Work Hard, Be Kind” award, Ms. Koehnlein can only be described as a Media Center master. In light of her upcoming retirement […]

Marching Band Ends the Year by Cheering on Girls on the Run

The Atholton Marching Band closed out their year by motivating runners during the Girls on the Run 5k.

LGBT Pride Month

Rebecca Leger Staff Reporter       The flag waves in the gentle breeze, its radiant colors shining in the glow of the sun; the rainbow stands for the strength and beauty of an entire community founded […]