Tag: environment

Green Team Compost Program Launch

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.

Atholton Students Take Part in Global Climate Protest

The Earth is sick: climate trends are more erratic than ever, greenhouse gases are trapping more heat in the atmosphere, glaciers are melting, with storms stronger, droughts longer. And the younger generations demand a cure.

HCPSS Emphasizes Mastery, Updates Dresscode

On September 3rd, new changes to the Howard County Public School System were set in place by the Board of Education including the dress code reform, the no-extra-credit policy, and the abolishment of the class rank system.

Atholton Students Walk Out for Climate Change

On Friday, September 20th, Atholton students participated in the Global Climate Strike. After walking to the football field, students signed their names on an earth-decorated parachute and listened to their peers speak on the importance of activism.

Success STEMs from Science Olympiad Hard Work

Atholton’s Science Olympiad team had an exciting season this school year. Out of three major competitions, the group managed to grab multiple first place awards small events.

5 Things More Important Than the New Royal Baby

On Monday, May 6th, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle and Prince Harry gave birth to their first child. Here are five things that are more important.

Welcome Spring Fever

Fresh breezes, flowers, baby animals, vitamin D, and cheerful Americans. All this because the Earth finally made a 23.5-degree vertical tilt towards the sun. I’m talking about springtime if you haven’t noticed yet.

Small Action Activism

How to stay woke and still sleep at night.

Relief Efforts Follow Close After Old Ellicott City Flood

Relief efforts were quickly put into place after major flooding in Old Ellicott City on May 27th.

Students Make Waves on Watershed Field Trip

Atholton’s biology and earth science students gathered data about our watershed and shared it at a county-wide summit.