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Common Sense Responds: The Editorial Board’s official response to the Black Lives Matter movement

June 6, 2020

Common Sense Editorial As the official news source for the Wootton community, we want to address what is going on in our country right now. The tragic murder of George Floyd and the deaths of numerous other Black Americans hav...

Theatre provides immediate, college, lifetime benefits

March 13, 2020

Letter to the Editor, First, I would like to say thank you for including so much arts coverage in the newspaper--both of Wootton artists and larger cultural events. However, I am writing to you now because March is Theatre i...

Teachers need not know when students need to go

Sean White, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

You raise your hand in the middle of a lecture, a flicker of urgency in your eyes. The teacher asks a poignant question about whatever subject and calls on you expectantly, only for you to mumble, “uh…can I go to the b...

Online Exclusive: Should schools close for Inauguration Day?

Jake Dolan, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Over 70 days after election day the newly elected president gets sworn in during a huge ceremony in the nation's capital. People of all ages from around the country come to watch and celebrate their new president. This rais...

Oscars should be about fun, not awards

Rae Weinstein, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Grammys, Oscars, Golden Globes, the list of awards shows our favorite celebs attend goes on and on. They win awards for anything ranging from best animated film to best lead actor in a musical. While all these artists obvi...

Dual enrollment provides opportunity to take college classes

Sarah Levine, News Editor

March 4, 2020

When you’re a senior, I think it’s safe to say you’d much rather have a schedule that doesn’t include sitting in classrooms for all eight periods of the day. The Dual Enrollment program can help relieve the stres...

Google Classroom challenges MyMCPS Classroom

March 4, 2020

Google Classroom, For the past couple years, teachers have been expected to use myMCPS Classroom to post online assignments, upload answer keys and everything in between. It does its job, but poorly at that. Not only is Google Cla...

Online Exclusive: Netflix or Hulu?

Jake Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

People may view Netflix as the superior streaming service, but others see Hulu as the better option. Those who think Netflix is the best couldn’t be more wrong. Those who say Netflix, argue that there’s more content...

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