Fresh Year: Fresh Start
Last year was an excellent year across the board for The Atascocita High School. Varsity Football made it to the state semi- finals. Boys Varsity Basketball made it to the regional semi-finals. Lacrosse won the city championship. Swimming and diving had their girls 400 Freestyle Relay place 8th in the State Championships. The list goes on and on.
When interviewing students about what makes The Atascocita High School so great and successful, there were two recurring themes. Pride and spirit.
“We have a lot of activities and clubs that do well at AHS, which is because of our faculty and staff.” Says Junior Brayden Brown. “Our drive, and our pride in what we do is what sets us apart from other schools. We give it our all.” continues Brown. “It’s our school spirit, the fact that we are good in everything, be it athletics, academics, fine arts; that makes the best.” Says Junior Colton Sprague.
Some students claim that such vast and prevalent spirit stems from the sheer difficulty of making it into AHS, and the amount of care from faculty and staff.
“Everybody feels like it’s a privilege to be here because we’re at the top of everything we do… We all feel like we’ve made it.” explains Freshman Harry LaChapelle. “We are very lucky to have principals and teachers who are willing to help every single student, and actually have concern for our well-being.”
And all of these prideful feelings are culminated come time for pep rallies.
“The pep rallies are really fun! Everybody gets so loud and crazy.” says Freshman Nicolas Luger. ” I don’t know about my other classmates but i’m really competitive, and I want to win.” The competitiveness is school wide, as displayed by every student interviewed. Freshman Claire Ste Marie feels like her “class is uncomfortable” and hopes that ” we’ll get better as the year goes on”.
Now that the new year has begun, it’s time to see what the 2017-2018 school year has in store for THE Atascocita High School.