Tag: coronavirus

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. 

Atholton’s Class of 2021: High School and Beyond

As Atholton’s seniors prepare for college and future success after graduation, they reflect on their experiences during high school and the college admissions process.

Story by: Ryen Eley
Photo Courtesy of: @hcpss_ahs on Twitter

Atholton’s Model United Nations Club Attends First Conference of the School Year

The picture shows what a typical Frederick County Model United Nations Conference looks like, but students had a much different experience this year due to the pandemic.
Story by: Ryen Eley
Photo Courtesy of: http://fcpsmun.weebly.com/model-un-2020-pictures.html

Your Going-Back-to-School Questions Answered

What’s with 85-minute classes, lunch, and more, as answered by Ms. Jennifer Mallo, Atholton’s district representative at Howard County Board of Education meetings.
Story by: Gisele Chiang-Tenbrock
Photo Courtesy of: Rye Bean

A Successful Podcast About Success

Story by: Sravya Tallapragada
Photo Courtesy of: Yara Ayache
It’s one minute before showtime. She’s ready to go and goes over everything one last time.Then all of a sudden, the lights are not working and the computer is crashing. But that doesn’t stop her. She gets more lights and fixes the computer– all parts of starting and running a successful podcast.

How Some Businesses Have Broken the COVID-19 Dam

Story by: Mary Lima
Photo Courtesy of: Daniel Lima
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, many businesses have persevered through it all, despite their initial thoughts.

Pandemic Brings Positives for Online School

Maryland public school students haven’t learned inside of a school building since March 12, 2020.
Story by: Kendi Caldwell
Photo Courtesy of: Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School

Class of 2021 Senior Predictions

Jaylynn Floyd Staff Reporter 24 June 2020 “I think our class will be in complete and total anarchy,” said rising senior Lyla Farooqi. With everything going on in the world, from being in the middle […]

How Are AHS Seniors Actually Feeling?

Gisele Chiang-Tenbrock Editor-in-Chief 24 June 2020 “It’s just so unfulfilling to not end up enjoying the end of the road –graduation– as much as I enjoyed the memories that led to the end of road: […]

Cooking With Erin

While stuck inside during quarantine, try your hand at these lively recipes to brighten up your day.