How To Improve Your College Application

By Sofia Bonno, Features Editor Fall begins and with it comes the awful stress of college applications. As a high school senior, it can be overwhelming to deal with both the demands of school and the anxiety of finding a university to spend the next four years at. Luckily, as a high school senior myself…

When Will I Ever Use This Math?: Real-World Math Applications

By Eric Bias, Layout and Sports Editor The question that acts as this article’s headline is one that I hear all of the time by my peers in math class. Even though this is a simple and valid question to ask, I still find myself getting annoyed when one of my peers asks it. Despite…

Curly and Proud: The Hidden Reality of Black Hair

By Sami Thompson, News, Entertainment, and Features Editor In the modern age, hair has become more than just a body part. It is also an accessory. For many African American women, it is an essential part of their culture. Millions of dollars and hours worldwide go into creating the many hairstyles of African hair. From…

Atlanta Reacts Alongside Nation with Trump Protest

By Lara Strydom, Editorial Editor On Nov. 11 at 6:00 P.M., three days after the 2016 presidential election, protestors gathered at Historic Fourth Ward Park in Atlanta in objection to the victory of Republican candidate Donald Trump. “I feel like acts of nonviolence and civil disobedience are the cornerstones of civil rights in this country….

The Fault in Our Astrology

Ophiuchus appears to be surrounded by serpents. The constellation is found within the Serpens constellation. By Sami Thompson, News, Entertainment, & Features Editor These past few months have been an odd time for astrologers across the world with the discovery of a new zodiac sign in September. A variety of people share the common hobby…

AHS’s “Behind the Scenes” Dream Team

As soon as A lunch ends, Luther Whitaker starts cleaning the tables, preparing for B lunch. Like the other custodians, despite his busy schedule, he is very friendly and will greet you with a smile. By Maia Gibson, Photo Editor Our custodial staff works incredibly hard every day to keep our school clean, and subsequently,…

AHS Forges Ahead with Old-School & New-School Classes

By Daniel Grotch, Co-Editor in Chief With access to a computer or car, students are no longer restricted to the traditional classroom setting. Instead, AHS students have a multitude of options in college and virtual classes. Dual credit college classes from the Move On When Ready Program (MOWR) have always been sought after by seniors….