Senior Issue: Fallout Continues as College Students Ponder Next Move

by Zach Seymour ’20 In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the education system has seen massive change through the introduction of strictly online learning. This has left college students in a predicament which no one could have foreseen or planned for. While the health benefits are clear in stopping the increased spread of COVID-19 across university campuses, the detraction … Read More

Olney’s Sweetest New Business

by Carlee Malone ’20 With all this newfound spare time that quarantine has brought, many have been driven to new hobbies and creative outlets in order to take advantage of an otherwise unfortunate circumstance. For Reagan Yates (‘19) and brother Tommy Yates, a Sherwood junior, their version of a creative outlet combined an entrepreneurial spirit and a popular quarantine hobby: … Read More

Senior Issue: Next Generation Healthcare Heroes

by Phoebe Farris ’20 The Coronavirus pandemic is something that is already having a huge impact on the healthcare system, and we can only imagine what the future of this field looks like. Now, the need for health care professionals is more evident than ever. Hospitals in areas heavily impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic are filled to capacity, having to … Read More

Senior Issue: College Board Leaves AP Credit Decisions to the Institutions

by Sydney Henry ’20 As many U.S. schools have shut down for the remainder of the year due to coronavirus, the College Board was left to make an unprecedented decision about AP examination. At the beginning of April, the College Board decided to move its exams completely online and changed the formatting of the exams to better accommodate the current … Read More

Senior Issue: Krasinski Has ‘Some Good News’ for the Class of 2020

by Conall Sahler ’20 During this time of great stress and loss for the Class of 2020, John Krasinki has made it his goal to help make seniors feel included in what they are missing.  Krasinski, best known for his role on NBC’s “The Office”  as Jim Halpert, has become popular with a new set of fans due to his … Read More

Senior Issue: Adjustment to College Might Feel More Difficult, Post-Quarantine

by Jonah Sachs ’20 Seniors around the globe are annually challenged to overcome one of the most daunting tasks of their young-adult lives: adjusting to life on their own. Whether they feel ready for complete independence or dread the day they move away from home, the summer before their freshman year of college is more often than not filled with … Read More

Senior Issue: Ally Walsh Takes Corona by the Storm

by Sophia Wooden ’20 During this difficult time, a lot of high school students are struggling with a feeling of helplessness, as the future is currently uncertain. However, senior Ally Walsh has started helping her father sell masks for his athleticwear company, Lightning Wear Apparel. Clothing by the company is worn by school sport teams and sold in many stores … Read More

Senior Issue: Prom and Beach Week Plans Put on Indefinite Hold

by Vendela Krenkel ’20 With the guarantee that students will finish off this school year at home, questions of whether the end-of-the-year events for seniors will still take place, rescheduled for later, or cancelled altogether have arisen. Because of the decreasing number of cases of Coronavirus throughout this past week, Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Maryland may partially reopen … Read More

Senior Issue: Coronavirus Takes a Toll on Local Jobs for Teens

by Kara Thompson ’20 Many teenagers work jobs, both in the summer and during the school year, so they can have extra cash. Especially for seniors, this paycheck also can help them pay for college, whether it’s textbook or tuition money, or it is used during the school year for spiritwear or food. Due to the coronavirus shutting down many … Read More