The start of the 2017-2018 school year brought along a new opportunity for the literarily inclined students of Atholton High School.
It’s 9 p.m. on a Monday night. After seven hours of school, a club meeting, two hours of sports practice and three hours of work, you just got home, but the day is far from over, thanks to every high schooler’s nightmare: homework. Armed with coffee and a sugary midnight snack, you hunker down for the study grind ahead. Sound familiar? If so, you may be a victim of the early-onset Rat Race.
Four acrobats enter the gymnasium floor and get in position. The signal goes off. The music starts pumping and the group begins their routine with synchronized jumping, dancing and tumbling. They create a pyramid and the little guy goes soaring through the air. Then they begin ipping and everyone is in the air. This is a day in the life of an acrobatic gymnast.
You might hear stray dates, random meeting times, and a various assortment of messages on the morning announcements, but just in case paying attention during the beginning of third period isn’t your strong suit, here are some things you can do to create positive change.
25 years ago, it was considered a novelty to have a single computer in a classroom. Now, students find themselves monopolized by the ability to be on their phones more overall, on their phones in the hallways, at lunch, and sometimes even in class.
Chera Yoon 20 December 2017 Staff Reporter For a person who habitually consumes five bags of potato chips a day, being healthy may mean less Lay’s—to another, three more hours of rigorous aerobics or 30 […]