Athol Daily News

AHS food pantry fulfilling its mission

ATHOL — The recently opened Family and Community Center and AHS Food Pantry is already fulfilling its mission of building relationships with families, staff and community members for the purpose of enhancing students’ achievement. Located at Athol High School at 2363 Main St., with their entrance in the rear of...
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APG of Wisconsin

AHS Drama brings spooky fun to Prentice Park

In what has become a Halloween-season tradition, the Ashland High School drama group is bringing some spine-chilling fun to Prentice Park this weekend when a grandma with some spooky secrets shares those tales with her granddaughter in “Granny’s Halloween Adventure,” written and directed by JoAnne Dormady. It was nine years...
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Women in Agricultural Work at Increased Risk for Skin and Blood Cancers from Pesticide Exposure

(Beyond Pesticides, October 21, 2021) A study published in Environment International finds higher rates of various cancers among agricultural workers, with multiple myeloma (blood cancer) and melanoma (skin cancer) disproportionately impacting female farmers. Although research studies link cancer risk to genetic and external factors (e.g., cigarette smoke), there is increasing evidence that pesticide exposure augments the risk of developing common cancers like melanoma and less common cancers like multiple myeloma. This study highlights the importance of understanding how pesticide use can increase the risk of latent diseases, which do not immediately develop upon initial exposure. The researchers note, “Given the large size of the agricultural population worldwide and the presence of various potential hazards in its working environment, such epidemiological data are important in improving occupational health measures and ensuring better workers’ health.”
Elite Daily

Here's Everything We Know About AHS Season 11 So Far

American Horror Story has officially cleared a decade on air, but the series shows no sign of coming to a close. The seasonal anthology series is arguably more prominent than ever, with a renewal all the way through Season 13, a new FX on Hulu spinoff American Horror Stories, plus two more spinoffs in the overall franchise, American Sports Story and American Love Story. So what’s in store for the upcoming AHS Season 11?

AHS honored as a National Unified Champion School

Amsterdam High School has been recognized by the New York State Special Olympics as a National Unified Champion School for 2020-2024. The banner was awarded at the Greater Amsterdam Board of Education meeting on Oct. 20. AHS was the only high school in the state to earn this recognition this...
Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise

Eagles drop final home match to No. 5 Syracuse

The final home-court kill of Chase Andersen's standout high school career came on an assist from her usual source. Arlington volleyball classmate Janessa Wakefield, the Eagles' setter, moved the ball from the right side of the net to the left where Andersen spiked it over, down the line and to the floor. The point came during the third set of shorthanded AHS' three-set loss to Class C1 No. 5 Syracuse on Tuesday, 25-16, 25-20 and 25-9. “We put up a tough fight against a tough Syracuse team,” said Eagles coach Katarina Nelson. “I think our hustle and our energy tonight was huge.”

Will American Horror Story return for season 11? FX renewal explored

Ryan Murphy’s intriguing horror anthology, American Horror Story, has been entertainingly weird in its tenth season titled ‘Double Function.’ Up forward, we discover the present’s renewal. Murphy has not solely been overlaying this season of AHS, however he has additionally been growing American Crime Story. Moreover, Murphy has nonetheless to...

Panthers looking to close region play on winning note

For the first time as a head football coach, Woodville’s Matt Sanders will coach a game in his native Blount County. Sanders’ Panthers square off with Appalachian Friday night at AHS’ James E. Carr Stadium in Class 1A Region 7 finale for both teams. “Going to have a lot of...

Vermont rolls out plan to address strain on hospitals

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - As the delta surge drags on in Vermont, the state is opening more beds to alleviate pressure on hospitals that are running out of room. COVID case counts at the UVM Medical Center have been growing over the past several weeks, but UVM and other hospitals say it’s not just delta that has them looking to move patients elsewhere.

Corporate Prayer Gatherings Form a Call for Campus Revival

Back in-person after a year of screens and separation, students from all different parts of campus are gathering together to pray for each other and the campus. This semester, an informal prayer group of approximately 30-50 students has formed under the encouragement of Joseph Yoon, also known as JY, a senior English major and this year’s student chaplain of prayer. These prayer meetings are currently held every Monday and Friday at 9 p.m. in front of Edman Chapel as a way to unify existing prayer groups and encourage students to dive into prayer for the spiritual revival of the campus.

COVID-19 patients in Medicine Hat hospital down by almost half in two weeks

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health sounded a positive note about COVID-19 statistics on Thursday as also gave a few words of caution. Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the number of active cases, hospitalizations and ICU admissions in the province are all dropping. “We continue to see these numbers declining. But...
Tales Buzz

Season 10 Episode 10, The Future Perfect

Episode 10 of American Horror Story: Double Feature is the final installment in the 10th season. Last week, saw the rogue birth of a hybrid human/alien baby that had all the manners of a serial killer as it promptly devoured its host. So, what does the finale episode have up...
Aspen Times

Preps: Aspen soccer holds on against Basalt; Longhorn volleyball beats Rams

The postseason got one step closer for the Aspen High School boys soccer team on Tuesday after a 3-1 senior night win over rival Basalt on the AHS turf. Unlike their first meeting, way back on Sept. 15 when the Skiers won, 8-1, the Longhorns kept the rematch close. Aspen led 1-0 with a goal just shy of 15 minutes in, but Basalt managed to get the equalizer only four minutes later.
Southwest Virginia Today

Abingdon makes it back-to-back titles in Class 3 golf tournament

ABINGDON, Va. — It was a memorable 24 hours for golf prodigy Conner Brummitt. Last Sunday, Brummitt finished up a week of practice and competition at the PGA Junior League National Championship in Scottsdale, Arizona. By the next afternoon, Brummitt was celebrating another huge achievement with his Abingdon High School...

Free seasonal flu shots now available

Free influenza immunization shots now available and health officials are encouraging everyone to roll up their sleeves once again. Appointments for flu shots can be booked to receive at shot at participating pharmacies, some doctor’s offices, and AHS public health clinics. You can book an appointment by calling a local...

Province highlights local workers in COVID battle

MEDICINE HAT, AB – The province is offering a closer look at the battle Medicine Hat health-care workers are waging against COVID-19. Alberta Health Services posted a video Wednesday that showcases a pair of local medical professionals. AHS says the two workers are among an Alberta-wide group of health workers...