CB Acai Fits right in with the Olney Community

by Emily Siansky ‘22 In the past couple of years, acai bowls have been one of the trendiest foods … and deservingly so because they’re delicious. Acai bowls are basically thick smoothies made from acai berries, but they are topped with fresh fruit, granola, honey, and more. Despite Olney’s many restaurants, until recently there were no places serving acai bowls … Read More

Theater in the Time of Covid-19

by Emory Gun ‘22 Most high school classes are designed with student collaboration in mind, and although student cooperation is nice, subjects such as math, English, science, and others do not solely rely on it. However, there are certain subjects that do require student interaction and a prime example is Theater class. In a normal year, students developed their acting … Read More

Public Speaking in a Pandemic?

by Jay Joseph ‘22 After placing first in Montgomery County’s Forensics Finals against 21 other schools last year, Sherwood’s Forensics Team had high expectations for the new school year, virtual or not.  Upon first hearing the word Forensics, one may think the club focuses on criminology. However, “the Forensics club draws its name from the debate and speech aspect of … Read More

Sherwood Graduates’ College Experiences Reshaped by Pandemic

by Reade Fenner and Tori Newby ‘22 The Class of 2020 graduated from Sherwood with hopes of an enjoyable college experience after their senior year was spoiled by the pandemic. The absence of a regular prom, graduation, and other events most senior classes get to enjoy was depressing for many, but few predicted the pandemic’s effects on normal life would … Read More

New Teacher Joins Music Department as Dunn’s Replacement

by Kate Diuguid ’22 Jonathan Dunn was an invaluable asset to the music department, beloved by students, staff, and parents alike. But, as he spreads his wings with a promotion to Assistant Secondary Administrator, the Sherwood administration along with music teachers Michael Maddox and Alex Silverbook were tasked with filling Dunn’s shoes. They wanted a person who could take on … Read More

Helping Hands Makes Its Mark

Tori Newby ‘22 Helping Hands, a student-led community service organization, was founded by junior Anna Tovchigrechko at the start of the pandemic. Now, Helping Hands has over 100 members from several schools around Montgomery County.  The first task the club undertook was a handmade cards project. Members were encouraged to make four greeting cards per week with uplifting messages, which … Read More

Kids Around the Country, Including Me, Are Saddened by the News of No Camps

by Marissa Harris ’22 Sleeping in bunks, tie-dying at arts and crafts, overnight trips, and hugging your best friends are all things kids look forward to each summer when they go to camp. However, with the Coronavirus pandemic, the vast majority of camps have shut down this summer.  I go to a Jewish summer camp called Camp Louise in Cascade, … Read More

Small Businesses, Like My Parent’s One, May Not Survive

by Hannah Lee ’21 The current Coronavirus pandemic has brought worldwide suffering, causing many lost lives and putting a pause on everyday normal life. One of the more hidden tragedies behind this global struggle are those of small businesses. With no income and landlords still expecting payments, the virus has threatened many small businesses into possible permanent closure (even after … Read More

Senior Issue: Destinations

compiled by Adam Levine, Kara Thompson, Adina Brenner, Kat Mahoney, and Sophia Wooden ’20 During these unprecedented times, The Warrior attempted to include as many seniors as possible on the list of post-secondary plans and apologizes to those seniors that we missed or couldn’t contact for a response.  Radhika Abeywickrama Ohio State University Grace Aceto Montgomery College Annabelle Adams St. … Read More

Senior Issue: All Senior Team

by Malec Fahmy and Adam Pfeiffer ’20 Michael Boyd (Football)  Boyd was a three year member of the varsity football team, and also played varsity lacrosse his junior year. In his senior season, he was named first team All-County, while helping lead the football team to a Division championship. He also was a team captain and won the team Lineman … Read More