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

Senior Column: Looking on the Bright Side

by Kara Thompson ’20 One thing pretty much everyone can agree on is the fact that the Coronavirus sucks. It has taken so many things away from so many different people. High school and college seniors have finished school with no real graduation, and high school students across the country are missing out on many end-of-the-year activities, like prom and … Read More

Senior Column: Making Movie Memories

by Vendela Krenkel ’20 Sitting down to write my final words for the newspaper, I can’t help but feel the pressure to write a real tearjerker and blow all the readers out of the water, but I’m going to try to get through this eulogy without making it too depressing. Throughout my time at Sherwood, I made memories that will … Read More

Senior Column: Wait, Do I Need a Headline for This One?

by Nick Stonesifer ’20 Why is it that the most beautiful things are cut short? The lives of brilliant people, true love, my time on the Warrior staff as a humor writer? It’s all so tragic to think in an instant the most wonderful things in life can just be taken away without warning. That’s why during these uncertain times … Read More