Making History in Howard County: the Lost Slave Files
Imani Smith Staff Reporter 6 June 2022 The classroom was dimly lit. Only the light from the rickety projector illuminated the space. On the screen was a list of the names of slaves and […]
It Was a Dark and Stormy Night: Pen Meets Paper at Atholton
Story by: Ava Mantzouranis
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Revamping the Literary Magazine
Story by: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Image Courtesy of: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
What started as a simple idea to restart a previous club at Atholton turned into an opportunity for students to meet new people, improve their writing skills, and have their literary talent showcased.
Poetry Revived: The Impact of Amanda Gorman
She stands with poise, black skin shining, teeth radiating through parted lips. Her yellow coat hugs tightly around her small body, popping out against the crowd behind her like a perfect exclamation point. She raises her hands and hangs them at the ready, then she opens her mouth and speaks. Amanda Gorman’s performance of her poem , “The Hill We Climb,” on the inauguration day of President Biden was powerful for many reasons. That moment was more than a political victory for Biden or a victory for democracy; it was also a victory for a rarely appreciated craft- poetry.
Stuck on a Story? Five Kinds of Prompts to Break Writer’s Block!
Story by Caroline Greaser
Photo credit to Gary Varel
Ever had an assignment for a short creative story handed to you and blanked, as the paper before you filled you with dread? Sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to write and when, especially when the assignment is vague, or you just don’t know what to do.
Fish Out of Water: Writing Poetry
Let’s set the record straight: I hate writing poetry. At least, that was until I walked into Poetry Club.
Representation in Media: Diversity Wins
The importance of diverse protagonists explained.
It’s Lit! Atholton Welcomes Intermediate Composition
The start of the 2017-2018 school year brought along a new opportunity for the literarily inclined students of Atholton High School.