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    New Classes To Teach Real-World Concepts

    By Brian Hughes ’15 We have all been there before. You sit in class while the teacher drones on, until suddenly the loudmouthed girl sitting at the back of the room shouts, “When are we ever gonna have to use this?!” It seems to be […]

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    Need To Appreciate Foreign Languages

    By Madison Dymond ‘16 When it comes to foreign language classes, most students are lazy. They have no real desire or motivation to speak anything other than English, and these classes are treated merely as obligations. Many students study a language for six years and […]

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    The World Will Not End

    By Stacey Wells ’15 Americans often strongly voice their opinions about controversial issues, but it would be more beneficial if they would stop overreacting to every little thing. During the NFL Playoffs, McDonalds aired a commercial that depicted different towns and their local McDonald’s signs. […]

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  • While at Saturday School, middle school students use computers to foster reading, writing and math skills.

    From Papers and Pencils to Monitors and Mice

    By Samantha Schwartz ‘16 AP Environmental Science classes have made the switch to computers as most of the class work is now done online. The students, under the guidance of science teacher Laura Dinerman, are using McGraw Hill Education Connect, which includes the course’s virtual […]

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  • Sports

    Athletes Deserve a Voice

    By Will Van Gelder ‘16 On numerous occasions throughout the last few years professional athletes have voiced their opinions on issues facing the nation. Most recently in December during a Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets game, the players on the Cavaliers removed their normal warm-up […]

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    Self-Driving Cars Closer to Reality

    By Jack Armstrong ‘15 A few years ago no one could have imagined the possibility of a self-driving car. A real functioning car that uses sensors and computers to drive to its destination without the assistance of a human driver. The Google Self-Driving Car Project […]

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  • Robert Jones flashess two thumbs-up to express his persistent and profound pleasure with the job Congress has been doing.

    Man Takes No Issue with Government

    By Leo Corman ’15 Robert Jones, a 43-year-old Rockville native, is an ordinary American man by all appearances. He works in finance, has two kids and loves to watch football. Inside, however, Jones harbors a stunning secret: he is extremely satisfied with the current state […]

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    Kevin Hart Rings Your Bell as the Best Man for the Job in ‘The Wedding Ringer’

    By Allie Pino ’15 Weddings can be terrific, fun and slightly dysfunctional events that people feel they have to put all their time and energy into. In the bromantic comedy “The Wedding Ringer,” Kevin Hart and Josh Gad team up to portray a forged friendship […]

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    MCPS Considers New Bell Times Options

    By Catherine Jou ’15 Last year, MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr proposed a 21 million dollar plan to change start times, but his proposal was rejected. On January 6, Starr presented the board with cost-free options to change bell times, shifting all start times to 20 […]

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    Unhealthy Romanticization

    By Julia Gajewski-Nemes ‘15 Over the past couple of years, anxiety disorders and depression have presumably impacted more teenagers nationwide than ever before. While these mental illnesses need to be taken seriously and awareness of them has spread rapidly, social media websites such as Twitter, […]

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