Imagine being taught by a hologram. A projection of your teacher stands in front of the class–you can see and hear her teaching, but she is not really there. Students in Ms. Liu’s sixth period Chinese class have a similar experience. Their teacher is not in the Atholton classroom, but rather is live broadcasted to multiple Howard County schools from Reservoir High.
Last year, Atholton Volleyball had an unfortunate early exit at the hands of River Hill. This year, the team thrived and defeated the Hawks in three sets and currently have an 8-1 record. The team has all the ingredients to be dangerous in the playoffs and are poised to make a deep run to the state championship.
Fifty years after its creation, Atholton High School continues to provide new opportunities for students seeking to become active participants in its community. This year, Atholton welcomes its first ever Activity Bus, a school-sponsored bus departing Atholton every Tuesday at 3:45 in the afternoon.
The King and Queen have been overthrown and a new Homecoming Court is in town. On October 5th, Atholton joined the ranks of trailblazing schools across the country who have switched from a boy-girl Homecoming court to one unbounded by gender restrictions.