It’s 9 p.m. on a Monday night. After seven hours of school, a club meeting, two hours of sports practice and three hours of work, you just got home, but the day is far from over, thanks to every high schooler’s nightmare: homework. Armed with coffee and a sugary midnight snack, you hunker down for the study grind ahead. Sound familiar? If so, you may be a victim of the early-onset Rat Race.
You might hear stray dates, random meeting times, and a various assortment of messages on the morning announcements, but just in case paying attention during the beginning of third period isn’t your strong suit, here are some things you can do to create positive change.
25 years ago, it was considered a novelty to have a single computer in a classroom. Now, students find themselves monopolized by the ability to be on their phones more overall, on their phones in the hallways, at lunch, and sometimes even in class.
Kellen Morris 11/6/17 Blogger With the nearest ski resort being an hour away without traffic, the new skiing and snowboarding club at Atholton is a double black diamond adventure. On Wednesday November 1st, Atholton High […]
Earlier this spring, the arrival of Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano took HCPSS by storm, energizing the students and staff with “the fierce urgency of now.” In his six months tenure, the veteran educator has already revolutionized school system culture with his infectious enthusiasm and charisma.
Hurricane Harvey brought devastation to Texas’s Oleson Elementary community, so the Atholton Student Leadership Cadre (SLC) is organizing an ongoing school-wide movement to raise funds and materials, aiming to aid in the school and its surrounding community’s recovery process.