Seniors Min-kyu Kim, Zihan Kabir, Zachary Spicer, Alec Chao, Aditya Bafna, David Min and Andrew Bass were busy spreading the word about a safe alternative to the walkout. Only planned the day before, the group tried to notify as many students as possible about the plan for students to gather at the bleachers by the football field during lunch to show their support for Stoneman Douglas.
Among the dozens of clubs students have to choose from, eleven academic honor societies provide high-achieving students with a chance to be recognized for their dedication and excellence in various fields. Tuesday, March 6 at 7:00 p.m., these organizations gathered in the main theater to formally induct new members into each respective society.
In a day dedicated to the Arts, the Fine Arts Festival and Spring Fling exhibited student talents with a variety of performances and artwork while clubs also raised money for a variety of causes. The Fine Arts Festival was held in the 3000 and Spring Fling on the back field and basketball courts behind the 3000, due to the current construction of the new building on the basketball courts located on the left of the 3000, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
In fewer than 48 hours, American Heritage seniors Sydnie Rathe, Nicholas Fonseca and Faith Ward organized a school-wide protest for gun control in response to last week’s deadly massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD). The seniors cited the Not One More rally for firearm safety legislation at the Federal Courthouse Feb. 17 as inspiration for their protest.
Saturday, Jan. 20, the English Honor Society and Dead Poet’s Society worked together to host their first-ever Renaissance Festival. The event took place in the Environmental Center and consisted of a variety of activities, including a face painting booth and a Shakespearean monologue contest.