Tag: stories

Adobe Flash Player is No More

Web games, animations, mobile apps, and videos; the Adobe Flash Player did it all for 25 years and its company finally decided to retire its services permanently in 2021.
Story by: Mahalia Savage
Art Courtesy of: Mahalia Savage

Let’s Go Clubbing!

Story by: Sravya Tallapragada
Photo Courtesy of: Kai-Lin Yu
Here is a photo featuring some of the members at the 2020 Lunar New Year party hosted by the Atholton Asian Student Union!

12 Highly Anticipated Novels of 2021

While the long-awaited end of 2020 is something that we can all look forward to, here are some hot new books coming out in 2021 that should be equally exciting.
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Both sides of the equation for online learning

Dealing with COVID – 19 has changed many things for everybody, including how teachers instruct, how students learn, and how students all relate to each other. While some students may find online learning more challenging than in-person learning, others may find it easier.
Story by: Evan Huggins

Stress and Scooters: How Playtime Helps Students Relax

Story by: Caroline Greaser
Photo Courtesy of: Caroline Greaser
Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress levels of students have gone up everywhere. The signs of increased stress in a population may not be clear at first, but one obvious sign occurred last week, when a high school junior or senior wizzed down Gorman Road on a push-pedal Razor scooter, most models of which have not seen the light of day in almost ten years. His face was determined as his feet slapped the sidewalk, and the last of the silver bits of scooter between sheets of rust shone in the fading sunlight.

Art: The Perfect Way to Destress During a Pandemic

As she hunches over a blank sheet of paper, clutching a bar of charcoal in her hand, the shape of a girl forms. It’s herself. First the eyes, then the nose, her lips, and face. Lastly the most prominent figure on her drawing appears: her hijab.

Story by: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Photo Courtesy of: Selma Hassanien

A Successful Podcast About Success

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, the camera is falling, and the computer is crashing. But that doesn’t stop her. She gets more lights, uprights her camera, and fixes the computer– all parts of starting and running a successful podcast.
Story by: Sravya Tallapragada
Picture Courtesy of: Yara Ayache

Pawsitive News: Pet Adoption and Foster Numbers are Rising

Animal shelters are empty. Due to the pandemic and people being required to stay home more than normal, many have decided to adopt a pet.
Story By: Morgan Ryan
Photo Courtesy of: Judy Danaher

AHS Marching Band Goes Digital

Gabriel Schauf Staff Reporter 1 December 2020 Neal readied his mallets. He waited, patiently, for that 8th beat to start playing. “5, 6, 7, 8.” The metronome continues, and his mallets follow along. The run […]