Tag: AHS

The History and Popularity of the New Balance 990s

The New Balance 990 is both a historic and currently popular sneaker. Here we will go over the history of the shoe.

‘Not Even Water’: Fasting Through the Eyes of Howard County Muslim Students

Story by: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Image Courtesy of: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly

Every year, Muslims around the world come together to celebrate the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Ramadan. It’s a month filled with fasting, late nights, early mornings, dinner gatherings–which are known as iftars–and dates. Lots of dates.

Atholton’s Student Woman Engineers Club

The Atholton SWE competed in a Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. Watch this amazing video below!

Atholton High School JROTC

Story by: Maria Emmons
Image Courtesy of: JROTC

“The mission of the JROTC program is to motivate students to be better citizens and in consort of that we also focus on leadership training and character development,” said Col. Reinhart, the Senior Army instructor for the JROTC program at Atholton.

HCPSS Implements New COVID-19 Precautions

Story by: Lindsey Bloom
Image courtesy of: Mary Wilkinson
Due to the rise in Omicron COVID cases, new safety measures were implemented by Howard County upon return from winter break.

Sleep vs School: Why HCPSS Should Push Back Start Times

Story by: Morgan Ryan
Image Courtesy of: Mary Wilkinson
The alarm clock goes off. The sky is still dark with no hint of sunshine. Rolling out of bed, she gets ready to go to school. She stumbles into her first class, too tired to even lift her head to look at the board.

Howard County Fails to Accommodate Students Health Amidst Pandemic

Story By: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Image Courtesy of: Mary Wilkinson

The United States was hit with another large surge of COVID-19 in the weeks before and following winter break. Maryland was deemed a high risk state averaging about 10,000 cases per day (currently Maryland is averaging 2,700 cases per day) and it was astonishing that despite the high cases, HCPSS remained adamant about continuing in person learning. 

A Deep Dive Into Atholton’s Most Underrated Sport

Story by: Adwoa Serebour
Image courtesy of: https://www.pgatour.com/

When most people think of golf they think, “retired white people passing time” or literally nothing. So it may come as a surprise that Atholton Raiders have a golf team during the fall season and that the team is pretty darn good.

Atholton’s Green Team – Fighting Climate Change One Recycling Bin at a Time

Story by: Shifa Shaikh & Neel Singh
Image courtesy of: Donna Schwab

Improving the environmental footprint of a school with close to 1,500 students, while juggling a boatload of responsibilities is a formidable task to go at alone. Luckily, the Green Team keeps its door open to all students who are willing to participate.