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Wise words from today’s leaders to tomorrow’s: What advice can I give you?

Wise words from today’s leaders to tomorrow’s:  What advice can I give you?

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I am 18 years old and about to pursue a career in International Studies. (That's today's plan, but I'm feeling pretty sure of it.) Throughout my teens, I have been motivated to learn more about myself and others through my passions:  Scouting, drama, Destination Imagination, Model United Nations and journa...

The masks we wear: 9/11 class project reveals the effects of trauma on soldiers

The masks we wear: 9/11 class project reveals the effects of trauma on soldiers

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Video

The 9/11 studies course was approved by the Board of Education in spring 2016, and Mr. Darren Hornbeck taught the course for the first time in the fall of 2016.  The mask project was one part of the class experience.   The class discusses the effects of 9/11 on our modern society and military, the ...

National & Global Issues: Should this class be required?

National & Global Issues: Should this class be required?

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion

Many young men and women don’t watch the news often, leaving them clueless as to what is happening around them. National and Global Issues class gives us students a chance to study and develop an understanding of the daily news and key issues around the world. With studying these issues, comes new awarene...

From $2 to over $600: What does it cost to save a life?

From $2 to over $600:  What does it cost to save a life?

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion

On  August 25, Mylan Pharmaceutical Company released the new price for the EpiPen. The company pushed a 500% increase into billions of dollars, the CEO now making 19 billion dollars. The injector contains 0.3 mg of epinephrine, a chemical that can reverse the effects of a life threatening allergic reaction. “Th...

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

by Grace Weaver, Managing Editor
June 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On May 31, seniors were recognized at the annual senior salute. As a class, the seniors selected Mr. Darren Hornbeck to be the featured speaker. The ceremony started with opening remarks from the Senior Class President Matthew DeMember. Throughout the night, awards were given out including Departmental,...

Facebook Live: Viral birth video warns of TMI to come

Facebook Live:  Viral birth video warns of TMI to come

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
May 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

You're scrolling through your news feed. You 'like' your cousin's prom picture. You 'love' your mom's status about how proud she is of her kids. You even go out of your way to read the article your best friend's mom shared about increasing college tuition prices. And then you see it. Like a horrib...

Maryland Politics: Do you know who represents you?

Maryland Politics: Do you know who represents you?

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
March 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

There's campaign ads on every channel; the news showing a constant coverage of politics; and everyone is preparing for April 26th, election day in Maryland! Did you know that there is more than one election?  The Maryland primaries decide state offices, too. With all the buzz about the presidential ele...

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