By Trevor Lystad on October 14, 2014
Two unrelated fire alarm issues in Whittier Woods led to bell schedule changes this morning.
By Sarina Hanfling on October 10, 2014
Ping! A text pops up on your phone. It’s not emoji-filled, and “lol” isn’t used even once. No, this text is from your teacher, reminding you to do your homework.
By Jacob Blitz on October 7, 2014
“YOLO” is an important mantra among today’s teens. It’s a reminder to try something new, to take a risk—and according to MCPS, to cross the street carefully.
By Josh Feder on October 19, 2014
Boys soccer lost their final game of the regular season 3-0 on a road trip to New Jersey against St. Benedicts Prep.
By Arya Hodjat on October 19, 2014
The field hockey team ended their regular season on Friday afternoon with a 1-0 loss at home to the 11-1-1 Poolesville Falcons.
By Caleb Friedman on October 19, 2014
The boys cross-country team won the county championship this Saturday morning with four runners placing in the top 24.
By Anna Marcus on October 19, 2014
The girls soccer team ended their regular season on a high note yesterday, prevailing over the Good Counsel Falcons 3-2.
By Ariel Plotnick on October 18, 2014
You sprint through the woods, pass a rotting corpse on the ground, and see blood on trees from those less fortunate than you. You don’t look back.
By Emma Anderson on October 18, 2014
Trading crowns for capes, a group of four individuals was deemed hero-worthy by their peers last Friday at the homecoming pep rally.
By Jay Silver on October 15, 2014
Temperatures are dropping, and soon Spiderman, Al Capone, and Dracula will all be prowling the streets, not to fight crime, embezzle money, or drink blood, but to ask for candy.
By Naomi Ravick on October 18, 2014
Too often, after a long night of procrastinating, I quickly rush to the library to finish work last minute—only to discover that dreaded “library closed for lunch” sign. My heart stops and I look around at the others reading the same sign in panic, all wondering ‘where do we go now?’
By Spencer Adams on October 16, 2014
They came overnight. Attaching themselves to neat blue boxes like barnacles to a whale, posters of somber, tire-marked faces have populated the halls.
By Peter Hoogstraten on October 15, 2014
Pick a friend of yours. Any friend. Now as accurately as you can, try to describe an average day of his or her life. What’s his or her school day like? What extra-curricular activities is he or she doing? What does he or she do at home?
By Grace Steinwurtzel on October 14, 2014
A startling video surfaced a few weeks ago of Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée (now wife) Janay Palmer in an elevator. The punch knocked Palmer off her feet and she smashed her head on the elevator handrail, knocking her unconscious.