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.
Sports at Stake: How is Climate Change Threatening the Future of Athletics?
Story by: Shifa Shaikh
Image courtesy of: NJ.com
It’s been shown in flooded football fields, postponed seasons, cancelled races, and even fainting players. No major sport is exempt from the encroaching influence of climate change, and, unfortunately, more is on the way.
Green Team Saves the Day!
So many people are trying to stay active during this isolated time, and what’s better than to contribute not only to the community, but also the environment? There is a small flower garden in the […]
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.
Atholton Students Take Part in Global Climate Protest
The Earth is sick: climate trends are more erratic than ever, greenhouse gases are trapping more heat in the atmosphere, glaciers are melting, with storms stronger, droughts longer. And the younger generations demand a cure.
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.
Atholton Students Walk Out for Climate Change
On Friday, September 20th, Atholton students participated in the Global Climate Strike. After walking to the football field, students signed their names on an earth-decorated parachute and listened to their peers speak on the importance of activism.
Success STEMs from Science Olympiad Hard Work
Atholton’s Science Olympiad team had an exciting season this school year. Out of three major competitions, the group managed to grab multiple first place awards small events.
Welcome Spring Fever
Fresh breezes, flowers, baby animals, vitamin D, and cheerful Americans. All this because the Earth finally made a 23.5-degree vertical tilt towards the sun. I’m talking about springtime if you haven’t noticed yet.