Twitter Fosters Teen Debates

by Nick Mourtoupalas ‘13 Sherwood’s Twitter community is fueled by its most audacious students, constantly booming with fresh opinions, jokes and rumors. Some students who use and observe Twitter feel that its more adventurous users can make some disrespectful comments that shouldn’t be taken too seriously. Many of these comments are made in political discussions between students, especially since the … Read More

What’s In For 2013

by Katie Mercogliano ’14 As the year comes to an end, The Warrior brings you what is out for 2012 and in for 2013. Television IN: Comedies, OUT: Reality Shows New comedies like “The New Normal” and “The Mindy Project” are bringing witty humor back to late night television, and fortunately beating out pointless reality shows. Music IN: Ilana Del … Read More

How To Make The Most of Your Winter Break

by Sydney Morrison ’13 Winter Break should be a time of relaxation and fun away from school, but don’t let it go to waste! Don’t spend the 10-day vacation bumming out on the couch in front of the T.V. surrounded by Chipotle burrito wrappers (at least not for the whole week). Here are some fun ways to spend your time … Read More

Pressure of RNR Auditions Eased by Preparation

by Maria Claudia Garcia-Rada ‘13 It is now Sherwood’s 42nd year presenting Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival, one of the school’s most respected traditions. Over the years, students have performed in the annual show held each March, singing, dancing or playing in the band. However, not all the students interested in performing in Rock ‘n’ Roll can make it in. Nearly … Read More

Healthy Holiday Habits

by Cal Wilson ’14 The winter is when people sit inside, eat and begin developing that winter chub. Here is a workout compiled for fat burning that only takes 20 minutes. Just start at the first station and complete the exercise as many times as possible in a 30-second period, then take a 15-second break before beginning the next station. … Read More

A Look At What Makes Shakespeare Worthwhile

Shakespeare’s work is encountered by Sherwood students for at least three of their high school years, but why does MCPS devote so much time to this one guy? Compiled by Alex Porter ’13 The Warrior recently had a chance to catch up with some Shakespeare enthusiasts in the building to ask them: Why Shakespeare? What about students who will not … Read More

Rock N Roll Auditions Prove To Be Very Competitive

by Maria-Claudia Garcia-Rada ’13 It is now Sherwood’s 42nd year presenting Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival, one of the school’s most respected traditions.  Over the past years, many students have aspired to perform in the show through singing, dancing or even playing in the band. However, not all the students interested in performing in Rock ‘n’ Roll can make it in. … Read More

Students Exchange Sleep for Homework

by Nick Mourtoupalas ‘13 Arrive home from school at 2:40. Grab a microwavable pizza from your freezer. Be confident that if homework is started 30 minutes earlier than usual, there may be a slim chance to just possibly have some free time at the end of the day. Suddenly, 11:30 p.m. is knocking at the door and a dent has … Read More

Texting Language Affects Classroom

by Rebecca Stussman ‘12 Each day, Facebook users collectively partake in more than one billion chats. Every year for the past four years, the number of text messages sent annually has grown by 250 percent. Over 75 billion text messages are delivered each month. The average teenager sends or receives 3,339 texts a month, or eight messages every waking hour. … Read More

Students Give Back by Coaching Youth

by Will Gavett ‘12 Coaching a sports team can be a very rewarding yet stressful experience. However, several students at Sherwood have decided to take up this challenge, regardless. Whether they’re doing it for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours, just for the fun of it or both, these students give back to their community by coaching children from around the … Read More