Latin Dance Team Competes in First Major Competition

by Adina Brenner ’20 and Kara Thompson ’20 Sherwood is the proud home to many clubs and activities. One of these is the Latin Dance Team, ¡Viva Latino!, which has been at Sherwood for only two years. Last year, the team performed at Sherwood’s annual International Show and other school wide events. This year, however, the team had the opportunity … Read More

Got Birdie?

by Brenna Henderson ’21 With a passion for badminton and meeting new people, junior Michelle Liu decided to create the Badminton Club. “Although badminton is not an extremely popular sport in Sherwood, this club gives students the opportunity to connect [and] play together,” commented Liu.  Creating a club is easier and simpler than one might think. “I communicated with my … Read More

Kate’s 5 Favorites: Things to do Before Thanksgiving

by Kate Diuguid ‘22 Thanksgiving, the glorious late-November holiday to feast upon turkey, mashed potatoes, and whatever your family traditions ensue. It is the perfect day to shift the focus off of everything else in your life and dive mouth-first into a big bowl of gratitude. The holiday also serves the purpose of transitioning between that sweet, orange, autumn mood … Read More

Follow the Yellow Brick Road … to the Ertzman Theatre

by Tori Newby ’22 Sherwood CAST (Creating Awesome Sherwood Theatre) will be presenting “Wizard of Oz” this weekend in the Ertzman Theatre on November 21, 22, and 23 at 7:00 pm and November 24 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are selling on showtix4u.com and at the door; $10 for students and $15 for adults. The audience will enter CAST’s production with … Read More

Youth For Understanding Helps to Unite the World

by Katherine Mahoney ’20  When most people hear talk of studying abroad they often think of some magnificent pipe dream that often is a topic admired from afar but never truly approached. With social media platforms growing, the desire for travel is starting to grow right alongside it. Because Montgomery County is in such close proximity with D.C, the desire … Read More

Explore the Creative World of LARPing

by Adina Brenner ‘20 When one thinks of popular activities or hobbies of today, the first few things their mind may go to are probably sports, social media, or even video games. Although these may be some of the most common ways to keep busy in our 21st century society, they are certainly not the only pastimes. For many years, … Read More

Students Speak On Vaping Effects

 By Vendela Krenkel ‘20 and Christianna Tran ‘20 This year, the use of vapes such as JUULs and e-cigarettes has skyrocketed among minors even more than in the past years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2019 has seen a sharp rise in vaping rates among high schoolers; one in four seniors has used an e-cigarette … Read More

Post, Talk, Write: How We Can Save Ourselves From Disaster

 by Sabina Jafri ‘20  Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and Tropical Depression Imelda in Texas last month both caused devastation and death where they landed. They’re sending a clear message that some governments across the world are failing to recognize: climate change is unchecked and intensifying, and for our homes’ sake, we need to do something about it.   According to … Read More

Which Batch: Mix or Scratch?

by Kate Diuguid and Tori Newby ‘22  Many wonder if baking cookies from scratch is worth it: does the time and extra effort result in better cookies compared to a mix? My friend, Kate Diuguid, and I decided to put the age-old question to the test.   I made chocolate chip cookies from scratch using a recipe by Rosanna Pansino, the … Read More

Sherwood Student Will Graduate College Before High School

by Sarah Nove ‘20  When senior Michael Zhao stops by Sherwood, his classmates often ask “do you still go here?” Despite the fact that he has not taken a class here in over a year, the answer is technically “yes.” In fact, Zhao will be graduating from Sherwood this spring, a couple weeks after he receives his associate degree in … Read More