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Garlic bread grilled cheese and tomato soup are a great choice for lunch.

Culinary quest: Garlic bread grilled cheese and tomato soup

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
March 21, 2024
Stir fried noodles are a Southeast Asian favorite that are easy to prepare.

Stir-fried noodles: A family favorite

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
March 7, 2024
The carving of Thomas S. Woottons name on this school is a constant reminder of the controversial history behind this property.

Implications of name change at this school

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
March 6, 2024
Freshly baked heart-shaped pizzas, topped with parmesan and basil are a fun and easy recipe to try.

Culinary Quest: Mini heart pizzas, surprisingly easy

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
February 15, 2024
Sophomore Sol Berrellez works on her latest painting project, focusing on the proportions of the human face.

AP painting class offers new opportunities to students

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
January 12, 2024
The movie Christmas as Usual, streaming on Netflix is a great option to get in the holiday spirit.

New holiday movies to add to your rotation

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
December 18, 2023
The cross-country team and coaches celebrate after a clean sweep at regionals.

Cross country wins regionals, places fourth, eighth at states

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
November 20, 2023
Sophomore Sol Berrellez checks out some of the new builds in the props room.

Behind the scenes of theater: What goes into a production?

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
October 29, 2023
Sophomore Jenny Brailovsky and freshman Anjelly Bonilla Garcia discuss finding dates for homecoming in a post-pandemic world.

Has the pandemic changed the way students behave?

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
October 2, 2023
Music teacher Carolyn Herman conducts the orchestra as they play during the spring concert.

The last music of the year: Orchestra’s Spring Concert

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
June 1, 2023
Sophomore Lindsey Zuniga reapplies the Maybelline Age Rewind concealer throughout the day, stretching her skin to avoid creasing. This concealer is really good at avoiding creases, which can look like wrinkles and age my makeup, Zuniga said.

Why is aging seen as a bad thing?

Heerah Jayakumar, features editor, race & equity editor
May 4, 2023
Sophomores Maggie Hennessy, Maria Daraselia and Sana Majmudar celebrate Valentines Day with friends at Rockville Town Center. Earlier they had matcha before Daraselia decided to propose to Hennessy in the middle of a street. I was so surprised when Maria decided to propose to me in front of all our friends, but I knew the answer was yes, Hennessy said.

Is Valentine’s Day overrated?

Heerah Jayakumar, staff writer
February 22, 2023
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