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Yet Another School Massacre

Yet Another School Massacre

Eleni Sakas, Tom Tom Team Leader

February 16, 2018


Filed under National and World News, News

At around 2:30 p.m on February 14, 2018, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School located in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 and wounding 14. He had done so by firing into four classrooms on the second floor of the school, then went back and fired again into two of tho...

AP Progress

AP Progress

Diana Anghel, Print Director

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News

Last year, Antioch Community High School added a new AP program to the curriculum, one that other schools are slowly integrating as well. The AP Capstone program consists of two courses over the span of two years: AP Seminar and AP Research. College Board believes that this program will not only earn...

Igniting Difference In Freshmen

Igniting Difference In Freshmen

Lauren Bluthardt, Senior Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, School News

With the motto “respect, responsibility and pride” running through the halls at Antioch Community High School, there seems to be greater recognition of the Sequoit Pride feeling present in the school. ACHS has recently furthered that motto with the implementation of the Ignition program. To improve the relat...

Shooting at NSA Headquarters Ruled as Not Terrorism But Motive Remains Unclear

Shooting at NSA Headquarters Ruled as Not Terrorism But Motive Remains Unclear

Alexandra Rapp, Assistant Digital Director

February 15, 2018


Filed under National and World News, News

Three people were injured yesterday when intruders in an SUV attempted to ram through a barrier at a facility in Fort Meade, Maryland where the National Security Agency is headquartered. Gunfire broke out as the intruders were subdued. Shortly before 7 am EST, the black SUV attempted to enter the NSA ...

The “Tide Pod Challenge” Blunder

The “Tide Pod Challenge” Blunder

Madisen Krapf, Tom Tom Staff

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

First was the cinnamon challenge, then there was the salt and ice challenge, but social media influencers have taken these quests to a whole ‘nother level. Remember when parents used to have to tell their young children to be careful with Tide Pods? Well, nowadays, the small children get the pic...

Antioch’s Unpredictable Fun

Antioch’s Unpredictable Fun

Katelyn Vaskovsky, Tom Tom Staff

February 11, 2018


Filed under School News

The weather in Antioch is well known for being very unpredictable; whether it's snowing in April one day and having 50 degree weather the next or raining and 70 degrees in December. Just recently the temperature took a huge turn, between January 22 when the conditions were 50 degrees and rainy, caus...

Blizzards Interfering With Sports

Blizzards Interfering With Sports

Cassidy Thomas, Tom Tom Staff

February 8, 2018


Filed under News, Tom Tom

Snow storms have caused complications for student-athletes at Antioch Community High School, but that has not stopped them from getting work done on what others might say is a day off. Although many of the teams seasons are coming to a close, open gyms and practices for spring athletes have been avail...

Course Selection Chaos

Course Selection Chaos

Maggie Quirke, Tom Tom Staff

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, School News, Tom Tom

It’s that time of year again when all students are asking themselves  “what classes do I take next year?," "what classes sound fun?” or “what classes will look good on my college application?” These questions change each year. The classes people choose differ as students get closer to gradu...

The Debate: Legalizing Marijuana on the National Level

The Debate: Legalizing Marijuana on the National Level

Jessica Lamberty, Senior Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under National and World News, News

After the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and California, several states consider jumping on the bandwagon and legalizing at the state level. The biggest issue with this, however, is that although cannabis may be legalized in the state of its distribution, it is still illegal...

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump House

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump House

Madisen Krapf, Tom Tom Staff

January 27, 2018


Filed under National and World News, News

After only weeks within it's publishing date, the book “Fire and Fury” has sparked controversy within readers, white house staff and the president himself. The book was written by journalist Michael Wolff in hope to reveal hidden information and facts about Trump’s presidency. It is cla...

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