Sneha Dhandapani

From the desk of Shane Cole: Advice on future plans for the class of 2023

As college decision season and the future approaches for the Class of 2022, current AT juniors face the impending college application process. The guidance department shares advice on college visits, standardized testing, and everything a college-bound Blazer should be doing in March of their junior year. Guidance Counselor Shane Cole encourages juniors to attend college …

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Best Blazer returns to Mr. AT, tradition to take stage March 25

Last month’s transition from Mr. AT to Best Blazer left students concerned for the beloved tradition, and the change was reverted by administration and Student Council. In early February 2022, Student Council announced that Mr. AT, AT’s all-male beauty pageant consisting of entirely seniors, would continue under the title of Best Blazer: the same beauty …

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Our last Covid story: AT’s return to a post-pandemic normalcy

As the pandemic’s two-year anniversary nears, Dupage County’s Covid cases decline, and nearly all Covid restrictions are completely lifted as the pandemic turns to an endemic. On Feb 4, the mask mandate for all students was lifted, but all AT staff were still required to wear a mask to comply with labor union contracts.  On …

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School boards nationwide struggle with public comment

School boards across the US have experienced cases of harassment and disapproval from citizens as the political climate tenses with the Covid-19 pandemic. At Downers Grove South, parents storm school board meetings over a book titled Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe. The school has received national attention as the book is said to …

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AT Bowling prioritizes fun and improvement over wins

AT Girls’ Bowling Team continues their season with a 2-9 losing record while maintaining a fun spirit throughout the season. Retiring this year, Physical Education teacher Stephen Gilliam relays his experience as his last year as the Girls’ Bowling coach.  “It’s been a great experience. Through coaching girls, I’ve learned that girls are appreciative of …

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AT vs. WB: Dissimilarities present between rival schools

The relationship between Willowbrook High School and AT bleeds as much rivalry as sisterhood, and although most aspects render the schools similar, there are stark differences between the institutions and student bodies. Statistically, the district has recorded figures describing the makeup of the student body. AT has a majority Hispanic population while Willowbrook has a …

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