When quarantine started, schools were shut down for a few weeks before online learning began. College Board, the non-profit organization behind the SAT and AP tests, wasn’t sure whether or not to allow students to still take the test. There were several reasons, such as the students getting less time for class and preparations, the same $94 price per test for less learning and smaller tests, and the question of how to give the students their tests.
I would consider myself to be more of a “homebody” than the adventurous type. That is not to say I do not step out of my comfort zone for certain activities, but lying in bed is a lot more comfortable than being outside and actually physically exerting myself. However, when I was given a Fish Out of Water segment to write, I chose to try zip lining through the trees.
Atholton’s Green Team, formerly known as the STEAM Team, started a new program for composting at school to promote an eco-friendly focus in Atholton’s student body and faculty. On January 21, the first day of midterms, the program began with a compost bin in the cafeteria. The Green Team members came to help promote and monitor the bin.