Tag: School

Atholton BSU Presents: HBCU Culture

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. 

Mentoring the Next Generation

Have you ever thought about working at your dream job starting in high school? Some students start their junior or senior year in the Intern/Mentor class.

Pinning Gender Norms for the Count

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.

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.

School Calendar Changes, Summer Ends August 25th

Zenaida Modeste Staff Reporter This fall, school buses will be arriving earlier than usual–on August 25th, to be exact. Starting school before Labor Day is back, and many are not happy about it.  For the […]

Party at AHS for Future Raiders

On Tuesday, January 28th, Atholton hosted a new parent and student orientation night in the auditorium to ease the anxiety of the transition from their current school to Atholton. 

AHS Theatre Gets Into Character

AHS Drama Department’s cast and Costumes, Hair, and Makeup crew came together with Mr. Roger Riggle to create makeup looks for each character in their upcoming fall play, She Kills Monsters.

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.

Powderpuff Game

Senior and junior girls went head to head at the Powderpuff Game.

Spirit Week Day 5: Color Day & Pep Rally

Students closed out spirit week at the pep rally, sporting their class color.