New Black Student Union, sponsors provide cultural community

Monica Godnick news editor Then 16-year-old English teacher Lindsey Vance was sitting in an AP class, finding her way in teenage life. There were just two other black students in the class. The teacher presented a topic related to the African-American experience and asked Vance, along with the two other students, to give their thoughts on the text. Vance said that at such a young … Continue reading New Black Student Union, sponsors provide cultural community

New school year, new security systems

School entrances, visitor systems, cameras improved drastically As a result of the tragic and repeated school shootings that have occurred across the country, MCPS revamped the setup of public school security. The improvements focus on school infrastructure as well as emergency strategies. Junior Jessica Llewellyn said she noticed positive improvements in the new security system, but still has doubts about their effectiveness. “I don’t think … Continue reading New school year, new security systems