Students eatin’ up, not school lunches

Some students who eat cafeteria food daily and enjoy it, other students would eat it in an emergency situation, and still other students would rather starve than eat a meal from the cafeteria. The cafeteria food is often viewed as low quality and unappealing to students. “I don’t buy the lunch because it’s gross and…

Common App crashing causes chaos, complaints, controversy

With under 48 hours left until the Nov. 1 early action deadline, students were frantic to submit their college applications. Unfortunately for them, hundreds of thousands of students from around the country had the same idea. The Common Application, one of the largest sites for undergraduate admission applications, was flooded with 233,720 applications on Oct.…

News Briefs Nov 20

Man puts camera in a bathroom at a Montgomery County gymnastics facility A 54-year-old man, Jonathan Oldale, is charged with hiding his a camera in an unisex bathroom at Silver Star Gymnastics and Fitness Club. According to WTOP, he was arrested on Oct. 18 after hiding a camera on May 5. Oldale was a parent…

First quarter ends; students adjusting

Students come into a new school year with high expectations and goals for the rest of the school year, but often, those highs are brought down to reality once quarter one is over. People say that quarter one of the school year is the easiest of the four quarters. At the same time however, people…

Pledge creates hedge within students

Every morning at exactly 8:30, the announcements ask all students in the school to stand in unison and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Responses to this prompt, however, vary greatly across the building. Certainly, there are students who stand, with some even putting hand over heart. Yet it is not uncommon to see whole classes…

Fall play enthralls audience as cast, crew triumph

The theater can be a magical medium. Shakespeare himself proclaims plays and productions to be “the abstract and brief chronicles of the time” in his play Hamlet, and their overall historical significance as an expression of both art and perspective cannot be debated. Each year the fire of showmanship is brought to this school in…

Artsy club inspires students

With tests and assignments distributed every week, students are bound to feel stressed. At times when workloads prove overwhelming, it is imperative for students to find an outlet for their stress. The club Art with a Heart has just the right platform to do so. Art with a Heart was formed in the beginning of…