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.
Black Student Union took the key focus of what Atholton is all about and projected that onto the stage in this year’s BSU assembly. The assembly involved music, spoken words, dance performances, and dialogue by a combination of students in the club.
A loud thud echoed off the gymnasium walls onto the onlookers’ ears as the huge wrestling mat was rolled out. Atholton senior Leela Derstine was filled with anticipation as she walked out and took her stance on the wrestling mat.
Every day millions of kids go to school and feel as though no adult in the building cares about them and their success, what is going in their life. . .
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.