Category: Features

The Legacy of Barack Obama

Eight years ago, a bright eyed, 47 year-old senator from Illinois stood on Capitol Hill and swore to faithfully execute the office of the president of the United States. In doing so, he became the first African American to hold that title. From foreign policy to Obamacare, here are some highlights of the Obama legacy.

Student Spotlight: Tommy McCarty, Raider Abroad

Tommy McCarty (’18) is spending one year in Malaysia, living with a host family and attending the local school.

Career Academies: The World of Work Awaits

Career academics provide students with a unique opportunity to gain an industry certificate during high school and/or earn college credit.

Hip-Hop’s Notorious Flare: The Evolution of Beefing

Rapper feuds have been a hallmark in the hip-hop industry for years, but they have evolved drastically over the span of its tenure.

Wrestle Like a Girl!

The wrestling team has a reputation for having the strongest, toughest athletes who never go down without a fight. Cue sophomore Jana Tumaneng.

Quiz: Which Elective Should You Take?

Unsure of which classes to sign up for? This flowchart can help! Answer the questions and follow the arrows to find the perfect fit. Click the image to enlarge.

Slang: The Hip Way to Talk

Slang has long been an integral part of everyday conversation, but what do these words really mean? Where did they come from? Atholton students share their thoughts.

Making a Change for Charity

For some, it is love for blood. For others, it is fondness for fashion shows or affection for mulch. No matter which passion is fueling them, the students of Atholton are striving to change the world.

Elective Spotlight: Intern/Mentor

For most students, the school day consists of English, math, science, social studies, and a few electives. For students taking Intern Mentor however, part of the school day takes place in an office.

YAF: A New Club Enters Atholton

The Republican Party won the executive office and has taken root, not only the White House, but Atholton as well.