As of Saturday, June 6, all 50 U.S. states and 18 countries have participated in a series of Black Lives Matter protests, making this the largest civil rights movement in history even amidst the current global pandemic. Continue reading Common Sense Responds: The truth behind violent protests
The Common Sense Editorial Board fully supports the black community and the Black Lives Matter movement. While there is controversy throughout the nation, one fact is clear: change needs to be made. Continue reading Common Sense Responds: The Editorial Board’s official response to the Black Lives Matter movement
Theatre teacher Jessica Speck explains why acting is important for high schoolres. Continue reading Theatre provides immediate, college, lifetime benefits
Should we have to ask to use the restroom? Continue reading Teachers need not know when students need to go
A recent spike in the sick season has lead to many students at school becoming sick. Continue reading Don’t spread your germs at school
Schools around the country are split on if they should close on inauguration day. MCPS currently does not have inauguration day off, while surrounding school districts such as the District of Columbia, Fairfax and Alexandria all close. Continue reading Online Exclusive: Should schools close for Inauguration Day?
High schools across the country have home economics or home-ec, but not here.
Continue reading School needs more classes focused on everyday life
Are awards shows fair? Continue reading Oscars should be about fun, not awards
While seniors begin to look at presidential candidates for the 2020 election, they tend to overlook another chance to exercise their right to vote: the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election. Continue reading Seniors: Do your job, vote for SMOB
The Dual Enrollment program can help relieve the stress of a packed schedule. Continue reading Dual enrollment provides opportunity to take college classes