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    New AP Framework Sparks Controversy

    By Steven Witkin ’16 An updated AP US History (APUSH) curriculum framework has triggered debate in several school systems. The framework, developed over four years by the College Board, was implemented for the first time this school year. Instead of focusing on content such as […]

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    MCPS Avoids PARCC Requirement for Graduation

    Betselot Wondimu ’15 On October 28, the Maryland State Board of Education (MSBE) accepted a plan that pushed back PARCC exams as a graduation requirement for high school students to the 2016-17 school year. The approval came after MCPS Board of Education President Philip Kauffman […]

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    Facts and Myths about Ebola

    By Connor Loughran ’15 Q: Can Ebola can be spread through the air, water, or casual contact with an infected person? Answer: Ebola can only spread via close physical contact with an infected person’s feces, vomit, blood, sweat, semen, or other bodily fluids Q: Does […]

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    Sherwood Sackers

    By Kaleigh Homer ’15 Recently, a number of senior boys have taken up the hobby of hacky sacking during their free time in hallways and outside the Ertzman doors during lunch time. The hacky sacking began when senior Riley Grimes brought a hacky sack to […]

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    Golf Team Qualifies for State Championship

    By Madison Dymond ’16 The golf team qualified for the MPSSAA State Championship that took place on Wednesday, October 29 at the University of Maryland. The golfers included sophomore Caitlin Deerin, sophomore John Ervin, junior Matthew Ervin, freshman Jordan Koller, junior Brett Levenstein, junior Michael […]

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  • MCPS Student Media Roundtable

    Starr Focuses on Social Innovation

    By Betselot Wondimu ‘ 15 and Brian Hughes ’15 On October 29, Superintendent Joshua Starr and MCPS Board of Education President Philip Kauffman held the annual Student Media Roundtable at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville, where they discussed various pressing topics that MCPS […]

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    Girls Volleyball Advances to the Playoffs

    By Will Van Gelder ’16 The Sherwood girls’ volleyball team has advanced to the playoffs after an unbelievable undefeated season of 20-0. The Warriors went on to defeat Paint Branch handily in their opening playoff game after a first round bye. They went on to […]

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  • Opinions

    Japan-America Exchange Program Positively Affects Sherwood Students

    By Amy Mercedes Hesselroth ’16 For the past 28 years, 40 American students from around the country have gathered at Princeton University to welcome 40 Japanese students for ten days of fun, friendship and cultural exchange as part of the AIU High School Diplomats Program […]

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    Senior Nikolas Krieger Sings for Soldiers

    By Samantha Schwartz ’16 On Monday, October 27, 2014, senior Nikolas Krieger performed the National Anthem at TPC Potomac’s annual Birdies for the Brave charity golf tournament benefiting Wounded Warriors and other military families. Many distinguished guests, senior members representing all branches of the military, […]

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    Instructional Leadership Team Creates New Expectations for Lunch

    By Maddie Peloff ’16 After collecting the student body input in Advisory Period, the Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), which consists of heads of the departments and school administrators, finalized new expectations for students at lunch. Students are required to sit on only one side of […]

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