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    My Honest Confession

    By Tyler Ruth ’16 I am not excited for college. I am really only going for the purpose of getting a job. To top that off, I am not even pursuing my passion as my major. All my life I have loved history but there […]

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    Psychology Explains Fears Versus Phobias

    By Madison Dymond ’16 Everyone has fears. Most of us shudder at the thought of bugs crawling up our arms or feel our hearts racing before a big presentation, and we all have a survival instinct that makes us fear anything that may lead us […]

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  • The Case of Missing Curiosity

    The Case of Missing Curiosity

    By Shannon Armstrong ’16 When a teacher poses a question to a classroom full of kindergarteners, the children are often bursting out of their seats, delighted with the opportunity to display their knowledge. Yet if a teacher were to ask this same group of children […]

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    Unsigned: Moving Past the Rhetoric on Immigration

    With the 2016 presidential election quickly approaching, Republican candidates are pushing for stricter laws on immigration, including a repeal of President Obama’s executive order that granted amnesty to five million existing illegal immigrants. Donald Trump has gone the furthest with his promise to deport all […]

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    Sherwood’s Early School Years

    Compiled by Jacob Golomb ’16 1883 THE FOUNDING OF SHERWOOD: We begin our journey in a small, wooded area in the predominantly Quaker community of Sandy Spring. Tucked within these trees was a large farm owned by Miss Mary Roberts. The Roberts’ called this the […]

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    Art Department Goes to Europe for Spring Break

    By Danielle Katz ’18 The art department will take its annual spring break trip in Paris and London this year. From March 24 to April 2, participants have the opportunity to tour these cities focusing on the unique art and artistic landmarks these locations have […]

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    What’s in a Name? Hunting for a Meaning

    By Alleigh Keyes ’16 Although they share the same name, sophomore and senior Joseph Hunt excel in different areas of interest. Hunt ‘18 plays varsity football, JV basketball and JV baseball, while Hunt ‘16 stars in school productions including Rock ‘n’ Roll and CAST shows. […]

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    Sophomore Serves as SMOB Chief of Staff

    By Leah Peloff ’18 Many high school students would describe their lives as relatively busy. Between school, homework, sports, socializing and more, most spend whatever excess time they have sleeping. Sophomore Matthew Post, however, fills his already busy schedule with responsibilities that come with his […]

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    Granny is Not the Only One Rocking the Gray Hair Style

    By Katherine Sperduto ’19 Many middle-aged women, and even men, hyperfocus on covering up their gray roots, but one of the hottest trends today among young people is the “Granny Hair” trend. Don’t be fooled by the name “Granny Hair,” dyed locks of silver, gray, […]

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    Did You Know: That Coloring is At-Home Therapy?

    By Maya Koeppen ’17 What used to be a favorite childhood pastime is quickly emerging again as a new trend in the form of adult coloring books. Holding five of the top 10 bestselling spots on Amazon, these books have been quickly surging in popularity […]

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