Walmart Removes Cosmopolitan From Checkout Shelves

by Mallory Carlson ‘19 Walmart announced in late March that it will stop selling the popular women’s interest magazine Cosmopolitan in its checkout shelves in all of its locations across the country. The move was made in collaboration with a non-profit anti-pornography group called the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, which has for many years had targeted the magazine due … Read More

Exchange Student Spends Junior Year at Sherwood

by Adam Levine ’20 Starting at a new school can be difficult, especially if the school is in a different country. Junior Pablo Ortuño, an exchange student from Chile, is spending his junior year here in the United States. Though he was born in Toledo, Spain, and raised in Barcelona, Ortuño comes to Sherwood from Chile, where his family moved … Read More

Cornhole Club Makes Impact

by Jared Schwartz ’18 A cornhole craze has taken over Sherwood this year, as students have flocked to competitions organized by the cornhole club. Founded last year by current juniors Benny Rubin and Chris Ryan, the Sherwood cornhole club has exploded this school year with the introduction of competitive “cornaments,” which are held on the tennis courts at lunch. So far, … Read More

Project Change’s Dodgeball Tournament a Small but Enjoyable Success

by Natalie Murray ’18 Several newspaper staffers took to the dodgeball court this past Sunday for Project Change’s sixth annual charity dodgeball tournament. The “Huck Yeah!” dodgeball team finished in second place in the tournament, with a 2-2 record. They sadly fell twice to team “Woah Woah Woah Woah Woah,” a group of senior boys who all dressed in basketball … Read More

Teens Losing Sleep From School

 by Kelly Sullivan ’19  Staying up past midnight at their desk, shoulders hunched and heavy eyes, students struggle with keeping up with school, while sacrificing the much-needed sleep their brain requires. Lack of sleep has been an issue for years, and more recently, cell phones have been a contributing source of sleep deprivation. But the addictive nature of the blue-light … Read More

Forensics Team Placed Fifth in County Competition

by Colleen Yates ’18  Most people hear the word “forensics” and think that it refers to the science of examining crime scenes. However, the Sherwood Forensics team is a public-speaking team comprised of a small group of students from every grade. After getting third place in the county last year but losing several seniors, the team was hoping to pick … Read More

Student Finds Entertainment in Reading For Fun

by Izzy Pilot ’18 From book fairs to summer reading contests to the infamous “Read” posters in school libraries, we’ve been encouraged to read for fun since Kindergarten. But between intense course loads, lots of extracurriculars, and distracting electronics, fewer and fewer teenagers are reading in their free time. Many students don’t even read the assigned books for their English … Read More

Sherwood Team Goes to Model UN Conference

  by Russ Irons ‘19 The Sherwood Model United Nations (MUN) club attended the Johns Hopkins University Model United Nations Conference (JHUMUNC) in Baltimore. The conference began Thursday, February 8, and lasted until Sunday, February 11. JHUMUNC is an annual event that attracts students from all over the world, and brings them together for a weekend of hard work and … Read More

Snapchat Update Angers Many

 by Emma Shuster ’18 For years, teenagers across America have used the popular app, Snapchat, as a means of communication. Snapchat is an app where users takes pictures of themself and sends them to their friends to view for a specified number of seconds. The app also allows teens to post onto their story, where anyone on their contact list … Read More

Did You Know…Furry Friends are Beneficial to Human Health

by Katherine Sperduto ’19 After a long day of school followed by hours of homework, junior Kelly Seganish is always greeted at the door by her happy pooch, Buddy. The majority of students probably have a dog at home, but what many people do not know is that having a pet, specifically a dog, can positively enhance one’s health and … Read More