In every school I’ve attended, I have been enrolled in mainly GT/AP classes. In each class, I am either the only black person or one of two to three black people.
On Wednesday May 2, 2017, the Atholton Media Center transformed into a laid-back, mellow coffeehouse environment full of poetry, music, and calming snaps from the audience. With the help of Poetry Club and National English Honor Society (NEHS), Atholton’s annual Poetry Night extravaganza was a success.
The annual event, in its third year, took place at Wilde Lake High School’s Jim Rouse Theater to raise money for the Bright Minds Foundation.
In one nail-biting, nerve-racking hour, students discover if they have achieved one of their lifelong goals: participating in March Madness. A time and a place filled with magical moments, pure excitement, and brings closure to the end of the season by deciding which team ultimately reigns supreme.