• November 17Monday Carter earns Honorable Mention at State One Act Competition
  • November 17Dia Chiusano awarded Best Performer at State One Act Competition
  • November 11One Act play heads off to State Competition on Thursday, November 12th
  • November 11Uniforms return for the rest of the semester

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The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Learning

The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Learning
November 20, 2020

This year at AGS, many are participating in the hybrid learning model, a system where students attend virtual classes for half of the week and in-person classes for the other half. So, what are...

Stacey Abrams Spotlight

Stacey Abrams Spotlight
November 20, 2020

As we all know the presidential elections were about 2 weeks ago, and all eyes were on Georgia as it was one of the few states that held the most importance in this election. This is because in the final...

What is the Electoral College?

The electoral college map filled in with the projected winner of each state
November 18, 2020

Vice President Biden is not the President-elect yet; the Electoral College still has to meet before it’s official. The Basics The Electoral College is a system that helps us decide who our next...

When Earth Meets Sky, Hurricanes Fly!

Earth and Sky Goddesses. Lucy Shuker '21 (left) and Trinity Yamamoto '21 (right)
Caira Murray November 11 2020
November 11, 2020

As times change, coming together as a community at AGS has been more important than ever. AGS prides itself on its sense of self and community. One way they have accomplished this is through...

The First Female Rangers

John Bazemore/ AP
November 11, 2020

What does it mean to be a hero? For some, the answer to this query could be pop icons like “Superman” or “Iron Man.” However, for many soldiers and young girls, the answer is the first female...

I speak Arabish.

I speak Arabish.
November 10, 2020

At home, we speak Arabish — our kind of English. It's like my family’s secret code, so even an expert linguist would be entirely confused. We swiftly blend Arabic vocabulary with English suffixes...

Halloween Costume Contest

Halloween Costume Contest
November 10, 2020

Welcome to our 2020 Halloween Costume Contest! Click here to vote for your favorite costumes in each group. We added some teacher costumes at the bottom too, but we're not voting on those! Thank you to...

The Joke of The Week: Buzzfeed

May 6, 2020

Take This Buzzfeed Quiz to see how much Parker you have within you. https://www.buzzfeed.com/pwords/are-you-of-the-elite-7hl6bfrl70 And watch this episode of Parker's Monologues!  

Fostering Pets During Quarantine

Pictured above is Mason (10), Dia Chiusano’s foster pet
May 5, 2020

Tempe Quinton: How did the adoption process work?  Dia Chiusano: My parents filled out an application, and since we said we were willing to take in a senior dog, they got back to us very quickly (the...

Laurel Leaf Minimalism Special

April 28, 2020

Hello fellow hurricanes! It’s Lala and Courtney coming to you live from our homes! Speaking of houses, how clean is yours? Has quarantine made it cleaner, or a little messier? Well, if you haven’t...

The Benefits of Isolation

This is the pond that Henry David Thoreau lived by for the duration of his Walden experiment.
What can we learn from being alone?
April 28, 2020

“I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” -Henry David Thoreau, Walden 166 years ago Henry David Thoreau, a young American Transcendentalist, ventured...

The Positive Impact of Bees

bee
April 28, 2020

On the list of common fears, bees are ranked pretty high. This is understandable, as many people are allergic to bees, and their stings are not pleasant. However, it is important to remember the good that...

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