Furry school member is number one at helping others, being good girl

Kristina Tsakos arts editor Walking into school psychologist Amy Cannava’s office, one can see the multi-colored lights strung up by the ceiling, the motivating messages fastened to the wall, and the inviting warm lighting of her room. beneath this decor, there is something even more dazzling: Hart the dog. Hart, an Alaskan Husky mix, is a therapy dog here. Hart’s responsibility is to respond to … Continue reading Furry school member is number one at helping others, being good girl

Innovative students start phone case business

With people encouraged to take risks and innovation being nurtured, students are finding courage to try to start their own companies while in high school. High school entrepreneurship may be more common than ever, but that does not take away from the hard work and time that goes into starting companies. Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business. When in … Continue reading Innovative students start phone case business

Administrator Tiffany Awkard excited for new opportunity

Dr. Tiffany Awkard, joined the community as the new 11th grade administrator, and principal intern. A change at an administrative position affects all the students in the school, especially the students who are in the grade. Awkard has a long background of working in schools that will help her in becoming a key leader here. “I’ve been an administrator for over 10 years, and I … Continue reading Administrator Tiffany Awkard excited for new opportunity

Kravitz competes intensely in online video games

When junior Mason Kravitz began eighth grade he was not social and decided to stick with video games to take up his free time. That is how Kravitz claims to have begun his journey to fame and fortune in CS:GO, an online competitive 5v5 first person shooter game. In CS:GO there are in-game skins that are worth money; the rarer the skin, the more money … Continue reading Kravitz competes intensely in online video games

Hwang dedicates hundreds of hours to improving his community

Students are required to earn seventy five Student Service Learning hours, but some students go above and beyond. An example of one of these students is freshman Daniel Hwang who has worked in a variety of fields to earn his 705 hours. Hwang has participated in a variety of activities to earn his hours, from volunteering at schools to helping students with homework, to working … Continue reading Hwang dedicates hundreds of hours to improving his community

Senior Max Ramsay looks back on theater experience, excited for stage future

Senior Max Ramsay has always been drawn to the theatre world. Whether it be the music, the opportunity for self-expression, or the people involved in the shows, Ramsay wanted to be a part of it from the start. Even in the classroom, he gets himself and others engaged. He puts on a show, on and off the stage. Ramsay was in eighth grade when he … Continue reading Senior Max Ramsay looks back on theater experience, excited for stage future

Shi’s nonprofit helps support and empower underprivileged MoCo kids

There are many students here who are involved in computer science and technology. One student, senior Cindy Shi has gone above and beyond in her dedication to both computer science and empowering other people. Shi started her own non-profit in the Montgomery County area to help kids who do not have as many tech resources available. “I am running a nonprofit called TrchniFusion, which is … Continue reading Shi’s nonprofit helps support and empower underprivileged MoCo kids