Is homecoming court tradition worth keeping?

Yes, It’s Homecoming season again and everyone knows what that means: cheesy proposals, a pep rally, pictures parents love, and of course Homecoming court. For students who enjoy the court, it is a fun way to vote for friends to embarrass them, and for others it’s to vote for who deserves it the most and represents a class well. For those who don’t like the … Continue reading Is homecoming court tradition worth keeping?

Patriots participate in year’s first pep rally

The first pep rally led with more worry than excitement. “Will it rain or not? Does this mean the pep rally is going to be inside? Can we move the day if it rains so it is outside?” senior Anne Clampitt said early in the day. Pep rallies are a time to show school spirit at the stadium while sitting divided up by color and … Continue reading Patriots participate in year’s first pep rally

It’s Academic team achieves record performance, moves to semifinals

The school’s Its Academic team participated in the National Bee and Bowl on April 27, 28, 29 and will soon compete in the semifinals of, which will be filmed and aired in a few months. Throughout the DMV area, each high school is allowed to send one team to the It’s Academic Quiz Bowl and each team consists of three starters and two alternates.  The … Continue reading It’s Academic team achieves record performance, moves to semifinals