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Escándalo de trampa choca a la comunidad de BI
Lilli Dalrymple, Sports Editor • December 15, 2021

“Temas” del mundo del IB es una clase que se ofrece a los estudiantes del último año. La clase estudia áreas de la historia de todo el mundo. Para su segunda unidad, estudiaron Mussolini y el fascismo, y su examen de unidad se administró en las semanas...

Senior cheating scandal shocks IB students and staff
Lilli Dalrymple, Academics Editor • December 15, 2021

IB World Topics is a class offered to seniors. The class studies areas of history around the world. For their second unit, they studied Mussolini and Fascism, and their unit test was administered in the previous weeks. In one of the sections of the course, a student...

“Días Verdes” terminan para lacrosse
“Días Verdes” terminan para lacrosse
David Sewall, Sports Editor • December 15, 2021

Los días verdes de lacrosse concluyeron la semana pasada, poniendo fin a la preparación de los átomos para la temporada 2022. Los entrenamientos se llevaron a cabo los martes y jueves, de 3 pm a 4:30 pm. Los entrenamientos consistieron en una amplia variedad...

Senior Nyah Stallings helps teach an Atoms special olympics student .
Girls basketball looks for win over Lewis
Andrew Nields, Sports editor • December 15, 2021

The AHS basketball team looks to gain some momentum as they prepare for their upcoming game against Lewis. The Atoms have not performed up to expectations yet and are off to a slow start. The team is 0-3, coming off of an unfortunate 24-63 loss against Wakefield. “I...

Red (Taylor's Version) review
Annabella Ton, Staff Writer • January 20, 2022

Taylor Swift recently released a new re-recording of her 2012 album, Red. Many are very thrilled about it. “Taylor’s Version” represents that she finally owns the masters in that album. It’s not the best circumstances for her, but it is still a cool concept...

Euphoria season two debut breakdown
Euphoria season two debut breakdown
Michelle Collins, Staff Writer • January 20, 2022

Warning: Spoilers Ahead! Episode one: Often regarded as the behind-the-scenes of all the "bad" kids from high school, Euphoria is on the list of HBO's most expected and acclaimed tv shows. In its second season, and after two years, fans are finally getting...

Behind the scenes: staff profiles
Elena Leopold, People Editor • December 17, 2021

The man in charge of setting up all the football games, scheduling tournaments and approving club activities is the Director of Student Activities (DSA), John Ellenberger. Before becoming the DSA at AHS, Ellenberger taught at Holmes, South Lakes and Robinson...

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Behind the scenes: some of the people who keep AHS running and how they do it
Elena Leopold, People Editor • December 17, 2021

As students, we have the privilege of walking into school at 8:10 a.m., doing our work, and leaving by the final bell at 2:55 p.m. Some of us walk into class in the nick of time and leave the second we’re allowed. Throughout the day, we think about math, science,...

“Días Verdes” terminan para lacrosse
“Días Verdes” terminan para lacrosse
David Sewall, Sports Editor • December 15, 2021

Los días verdes de lacrosse concluyeron la semana pasada, poniendo fin a la preparación de los átomos para la temporada 2022. Los entrenamientos se llevaron a cabo los...

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Los Estados Unidos finalmente reabren sus bordes
Brianna Montevilla, Academics Editor • December 15, 2021

El 18 de octubre, el Presidente Joe Biden anunció que los bordes estadounidenses reabrirán para los viajeros internacionales. Efectivamente, los Estados...

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Is online media damaging to body image?
Uyen Huynh December 3, 2021

For many of us, scrolling through Instagram and Tik Tok is our favorite thing to do during our free time or when we want to avoid homework. “I always go on Instagram...

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Youth vaping epidemic takes a toll on students
Youth vaping epidemic takes a toll on students
Mariamawit Endalkachew, Health Editor • December 15, 2021

Vapes, E-cigarettes, juuls, all nicotine filled harmful substances to the teen body. More and more teenagers are finding themselves becoming addicted. Nicotine dependence...

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Spike of violence in schools
Shane Gomez, Editorials Editor • December 15, 2021

Teachers and administrators across the country are seeing a rise in everything from misbehavior, verbal insults, to fist fights. There has also been an increase in gun related...

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Win Buffet meets expectations
Win Buffet meets expectations
Rym Benouna, Staff Writer • May 25, 2021

An all-you-can-eat buffet including soft drinks with free refills, a sushi bar and a noodle station seems almost too good to be true for $13.68 ($11.35 during lunch.) Although...

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