Common Sense

Students experiencing Covid symptoms should go to the health room where they can get a rapid test.
Students don’t trust MCPS rapid testing, cite false results as concern
Jake Dolan, managing editor • October 21, 2021
President Joe Biden gives an impassioned speech in-person at the UN General Assembly.
UN General Assembly finds COVID-19 solution through hope, peace
Catie Russ, staff writer • October 21, 2021
Public Policy Club, like all school clubs, has had to provide login information to administration as a preventative measure.
Clubs now required to provide social media login info; club leaders weigh in
Joaquin Moreno, staff writer • October 20, 2021
The girls varsity soccer team wraps up a late night practice. Athletes are not required to wear masks outdoors.
County mandates full COVID vaccination for spring, winter athletes by Nov. 15
Ellie Cowen, editor-in-chief • October 15, 2021
Spanish teacher Tamara Hounshell helps a student to review an assignment in her classroom.
Spanish teacher Tamara Hounshell faces first year teaching in-person
Sasha Sampaio, staff writer • October 18, 2021
New cheerleading coach Evva Starr coaches with assistant coaches Jamie Graham and Janet Pitt at the football game against Clarksburg on Sept. 17.
Cheerleading, poms both have new coaches
Jolie Graham, staff writer • September 21, 2021
Sonia Vees Cupcakes has interesting flavors including vanilla chip raspberry and drizzle.
Sonia Vee: baking wizard
Rae Weinstein, opinion editor • May 25, 2021
The NFL draft begins at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 29 in Cleveland, Ohio.
With NFL Draft fast approaching, here’s everything you need to know
Jake Hoffman, staff writer • April 27, 2021
Does the MCPS COVID quarantine policy go too far?
Does the MCPS COVID quarantine policy go too far?
Daniel Sofer, news editor • October 22, 2021
Baby Keem showcases beautiful cover art for new album Melodic Blue.
‘The Melodic Blue’: Baby Keem’s new album astonishes listeners
Ethan Stoller, sports editor • October 22, 2021
Sophomore Lindsey Mcney works on her math homework during advisory.
Students‌ ‌struggling‌ ‌more‌ ‌this‌ ‌year,‌ ‌teachers‌ ‌report‌ ‌
Elizabeth Mehler, news editor • October 22, 2021
Taco Bambas industrial atmosphere provides a clean and modern feel.
Kate's Food Finds: New restaurant adds tango to Congressional Plaza
Kate Hawley, commons editor • October 22, 2021
Junior Dylan Cohen thinks exclusively in the form of crossword puzzles.
Dylan’s piece of the puzzle: The crossword
Dylan Cohen, back page editor • October 22, 2021
The Dobbin House Tavern is the oldest standing residence in Gettysburg, PA, and offers free tours every week.
Gems in the shadows: the Dobbin House Tavern
Josh Freedman, editor-in-chief • October 20, 2021
Hispanic Heritage Month display in the Media Center.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Ellie Reiter, race and equity editor • October 18, 2021
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