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AT’s controversial limits to extra credit reconsidered with new grading guidelines

After AT implemented a policy around no extra credit at the beginning of the school year, concerns and confusion regarding the policy caused administration to revisit and revise the circumstances behind no extra credit.  Starting this year, AT admintsration changed around an array of new grading policies which kicked off the school year with some …

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AT registers to vote

23 AT students registered to vote on March 16 l through the volunteer efforts of the League of Women Voters of Illinois, who came to the school to run registration.  The event was set up in part by government teacher Levonne Cescolini Boyer. She said that her efforts were a result of the tremendous opportunity …

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Students infuriated as administration cancels senior assassins game

A student run Senior Assassins game that was to take place outside of school was shut down by administration in the latter months of March after concerns about student safety. The shutdown came after a Willowbrook student injured another student on school grounds when a student shot the injured student with a frozen orbee. While …

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At celebrates music in schools with musical concert assembly

AT’s music department put on the Music in our Schools assembly on March 2 to promote the music department throughout AT.March is national music in our schools month which is a month to promote music education within schools.The Music in our Schools assembly consisted of performances from Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, Concert Choir, Guitar Ensemble, …

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Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill passes, students walk out in protest

In the recent months, the citizens of Florida have expressed their concerns about a new legislation, the House Bill 1557 called “Parental Rights in Education,” but more widely known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.  Opinions on the bill are split, as its supporters claim that the bill protects young students from being exposed to …

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