Category: Features

History Of The Macys Day Parade

Like magic, giant astronauts, clowns, and alligators float into the sky, tethered by hundreds of people. Clowns, cowboys, and knights handle roaring bears, elephants, monkeys, and camels, all walking down Harlem. Marching bands step in time, filling the street with festive music and cheer. The audience cheers in awe, not sure what to look at first. History has been made. 

Club Roundup: It’s Academic Club

Story by: Trisha Hande
Image Courtesy of: Google

National Coming Out Day At Atholton

Although the idea of coming out may not be as stigmatized now as it was when the holiday was first founded, every year people still take pride in their identities and celebrate National Coming Out Day on October 11th. 

Club Roundup: The Creative Writing Club

Every Monday afternoon, young writers group together in room C154…Once everyone is ready, they set down to create another world through the page. Photo Courtesy of Slidesgo.

Atholton Students Hard at Work

Written By: Maria Emmons A young girl, sophomore in high school, Lucille, wakes up to an ear piercing alarm. 6am, time to get ready for the day. She brushes her teeth, gets dressed, and eats […]

Budding Bonsai’s: A Tranquil Trip to the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Story by: Shifa Shaikh
Image courtesy of: Shifa Shaikh

Tucked away on the boundless and blossoming grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. is the world’s first and finest museum devoted to the art of Bonsai: the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum. 

Out of School and Into Summer: Teacher Summer Plans

Story by: Morgan Ryan and Natalie Zepf
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The Teaching Academy of Maryland

Story by: Quinny Boyle
Image courtesy of: Ms. Johnson-Rolle

Pride Month: Upcoming Events and the Importance of Pride

June has arrived, bringing good weather, barbecues, summer break, pool parties, and of course, Pride Month.  Around the county, there are celebrations and meetings that are available to anyone that is either a part of […]