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Women's History Month leads to celebrate all the amazing sheros.

March Women’s History Month: Who is your #shero

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

March is Womens History Month, first established by President Jimmy Carter in the 1970's, celebrates women's contributions to our United States.  Who are the women who inspire us? Who are your...

Seniors learn to navigate on their own to make the best of their senior year.

#PandemicClassof2021: Courageous seniors make the best of their final year

“When I was your age, I lived through a pandemic.”
by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

Seniors walk a little taller--they know the “ins and outs” of the high school.  It’s their time to be in charge--only they’re not.  Pandemic fears, rules, and virtual learning dictate much of...

Bocce ball player Jimmy Clements rolls his bocce ball, hoping to get closest to the pollina.

Unified bocce ball rolls into the season with enthusiasm: Photo of the Day 12/24/19

by Sierra Rossman, Editor December 24, 2019

The Urbana Hawks gym was filled with excitement on December 19. All eyes were focused on the confident members of the bocce ball team, waiting with anticipation to see if they would roll closest to the...

All NHS members, officers, and advisers pose for a picture for the yearbook on the steps on Main Street.

National Honor Society inducts 65 new members: Photo of the Day 11/22/19

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor-In-Chief November 23, 2019

On November 21, National Honor Society held their induction ceremony in the auditorium. Sixty-five juniors and seniors were inducted into the society.  In NHS, students are not only doing well in the...

Sophomore Ella McCaffrey practices drills for her upcoming season at True AP.

True AP prepares girl’s lacrosse for upcoming season: Photo of the Day 2/22/18

by Leah Bolger, Reporter February 22, 2019

On February 19, girls interested in spring lacrosse prepared for their season by taking part in True Athletic Performance (True AP). True Athlete Performance specializes in improving speed, agility, and...

Suscha Campbell rolling the pollina at the beginning of the match.

Bocce Ball: Team enjoys friendship and sport

by Katie Roach and Shannon Coggins January 23, 2019

The Bocce Ball club is made up of 16 athletes in differently abled student pairs. Since the season started in mid November, the team has won two matches and lost one. After just under five weeks of...

Jaylin Graziano finishes the  Maryland Climate survey.

Students and staff take MSDE pilot climate survey: Photo of the Day 11/8/18

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter November 8, 2018

On November 8, most students and staff took the MSDE (Maryland State Department of Education) pilot survey. The survey was administered during an extended PREP period. The survey explored student and teacher...

Ashley Nash checks her phone use on the new iOS 12 feature Screen Time.

Screen Time: Will iOS 12 really limit our phone obsession?

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter October 17, 2018

Let’s face reality.  You are on your phone for hours every day, but do you know exactly how many hours? On September 17, Apple released IOS 12, which is a software update that is available to download...

These students love their teachers!

Teacher Appreciation Month: From kindergarten to seniors, teachers make a difference

by Ashley Martin , Reporter May 30, 2018

May is Teacher Appreciation Month. This month teachers around the world are being celebrated. Teachers set students on their future paths to success. Kindergarten Sophomore, Brendan Conners went...

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