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  • Drill Team

    Drill Team

    Destini Johnson, Staff Writer

    September 25, 2017

    Drill Team, also known as Diversity Club, will have tryouts in January 2018 and a boot camp for students who are unsure about trying out. It is a group of diverse students who have a passion for dance. The club performs at assemblies. “To me, drill team is spirit to A-TECH and an outlet for kid...

    Drill Team flyer

    Charles Mckiness

  • Post-Secondary at a Good Pace

    Post-Secondary at a Good Pace

    Donovan Brooks, Staff Writer

    September 25, 2017

    This year, A-TECH welcomes a new set of programs with a new set of teachers and students. Program Approach to Career Education (PACE) and Post-Secondary Opportunities for Students in Transition (POST) are two new classes that are striving to improve the home and work lives of differently abled students....

    Jennifer Demasters and Linda Dickson along with a PACE student

    Brooke Hoover

  • Jai Alai

    Jai Alai

    Allison Clark and Wenxin Chen

    September 21, 2017

    Ms. Johnson's P.E. class is playing a new game called Jai Alai. This is the first year that students are playing the game. The game is similar to Ultimate Frisbee, but instead of frisbees, students use a ball and a cesta, a stick-like piece of equipment. The game starts with a round of rock-paper-scissors....

    Sophomore Cherry Quezalda posing with a cesta | Allison Clark

  • Soon to Come to the A-TECH App

    Soon to Come to the A-TECH App

    Allison Clark, Staff Writer

    September 19, 2017

    Developer's Club has been working hard since the release of the A-TECH app, developing all sorts of new updates to help students. Right now, the app is limited to a map of the school, the school website, the bell schedule, and a calendar. With the development of new systems going into the app, it...

    A-TECH app logo

  • New Year, New i

    New Year, New i

    Kieran Armstrong, Editor

    September 18, 2017

    On Tuesday, September 12, Apple released its new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X to the public. The long anticipated and secret-shrouded iPhone 8 confirmed and disproved the various rumors that came up throughout the consumer waiting period. The new iPhones, as rumored, charge wirelessly. They...

    Apple Inc.

  • Emmys 2017: Overview, Preview of Major Categories

    Emmys 2017: Overview, Preview of Major Categories

    Jason Park, Editor-in-Chief

    September 17, 2017

    The Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs tonight on CBS at 5 p.m., has almost a hundred categories in combination with the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. This is more categories than the Academy Awards (film) and the Tony Awards (Broadway theatre) combined. One would think that this gives the Television Acade...

    Caleb McLaughlin, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and Gaten Matarazzo in 'Stranger Things' | Netflix

Hurricane Maria Now a Category 5 Storm

Hurricane Maria Now a Category 5 Storm

Drew Comer, Staff Writer

Hurricane Maria hit the Dominican Republic as a Category 5 storm Tuesday. It is directly in the path that Hurricane Irma took earlier this month. Hurricane Maria started as a tropical storm in the Atlantic Ocean this weekend...

September 20, 2017

New Year, New i

New Year, New i

Kieran Armstrong, Editor

On Tuesday, September 12, Apple released its new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X to the public. The long anticipated and secret-shrouded iPhone 8 confirmed and disproved the various rumors that came up throughout the...

September 18, 2017

Picture Day

Picture Day

Wenxin Chen, Staff Writer

School Picture Day took place Friday, September 8, in the gym. All students except for freshmen were required to take their pictures during their English classes. Freshmen already took their photos during the Maverick...

September 17, 2017

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Post-Secondary at a Good Pace

Post-Secondary at a Good Pace

Donovan Brooks, Staff Writer

This year, A-TECH welcomes a new set of programs with a new set of teachers and students. Program Approach to Career Education (PACE) and Post-Secondary Opportunities for Students in Transition (POST) are two new classes...

September 25, 2017

  • A-TECH Reacts: iPhone 8 and X September 22, 2017
  • Jai Alai September 21, 2017
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Drill Team

Drill Team

Destini Johnson, Staff Writer

Drill Team, also known as Diversity Club, will have tryouts in January 2018 and a boot camp for students who are unsure about trying out. It is a group of diverse students who have a passion for dance....

September 25, 2017

Starting High School: The Movie

Starting High School: The Movie

August 30, 2017

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August 30, 2017

What students did over the summer

August 28, 2017

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