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The renovation plan includes a full interior renovation and external site improvements. The plan is expected to finish by 2029.
School plans for site upgrade
Alex Grainger, sports editor • September 20, 2023
A swastika, now removed, was found drawn on the back table of Room 187 on Sept. 7.
Hate symbols return; antisemitism remains prevalent in building
Elizabeth Mehler, editor in chief • September 18, 2023
Malaria is a disease spread through mosquito bites and the intensity of the disease depends on the type of mosquito someone is bitten by.
What does the new case of Malaria in Maryland say about global warming?
Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor • September 16, 2023
New homecoming; yay or nay event
New homecoming; yay or nay event
Inayat Thukral, profiles editor • September 15, 2023
New security team leader Ray Blankenship directs junior Jake Lachter to his class. Blankenship wants students to know that the security team is there to support and connect with them.
Ray Blankenship: the man keeping school safe
Noah Friedman, staff writer • September 15, 2023
Treasurer-Elect Nico Dorazio was elected at the MCR Board of Education meeting on May 26. I started working with MCR in May of 2022 and have always has a passion a positive passion for creating change and MCR is a great way for me to pursue that, Dorazio said.
Junior Nico D’orazio elected to MCR Council
Jelissa Karnel, back page editor emeritus • May 27, 2023
Renowned as the father of modern linguistics, Noam Chomsky is a philosopher, activist, and public intellectual recognized as one of the most cited authors in modern history.
A capitalist interviews Noam Chomsky
Richard McDaniel, staff writer • May 23, 2023
Freshman Layla Danielian performs as Marzipan in the Metropolitan Ballet Theaters Nutcracker.
Layla Danielian dances ballet for 11 years and counting
Sara Denno, staff writer • May 7, 2023
Junior Lyla Dinallo (far right) and friends see the Barbie movie decked out in pink at Bethesda Row on Aug. 5
Detrimental or beneficial: Should movies be gender specific?
Emma Karcz, news editor • September 20, 2023
A new Hells Kitchen restaurant opened at the Wharf in D.C..
Students try tasty new restaurants
Maya Halpern, back page editor • September 15, 2023
Freshmen Manu Palmeida, Alex Rabin and Anna Sofronas showed spirit on the field at the first pep rally of the year on Sept.1.
Freshmen have feels about jumping into high school
Marley Hoffman, opinion editor • September 26, 2023
Senior Lunah Schleret checks her housing portal for the University of California, San Diego. Im going to be in another state, and its honestly terrifying, Schleret said.
The World is Ending: Moving Up and Out
Catie Russ, profiles editor emeritus • May 26, 2023
Reviews such as Apna Pizza (top left), Raising Canes (top right), Wingstop chicken sandwich (bottom left) and the One Chip Challenge were some of the articles that left a lasting impression on me.
The monthly munch: A year in review
Chris Castelli, sports editor emeritus • May 25, 2023
Senior Sean Snyder submits his last assignment to MyMCPS classroom.
Peace out Patriots
Sean Snyder, staff writer • May 24, 2023
Students wait at the bus stop after school for the MCDOT Ride On bus to arrive.
The World is Ending: Bus Safety
Catie Russ, profiles editor emeritus • May 1, 2023
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