Senior Column: Learning Through Experience

by Kelly Seganish ’19 In high school the stereotypical thing for students to do is take the sport that they played when they were younger, and carry out playing it throughout high school. Whether it be soccer, hockey, or even football, there is usually one sport that a student becomes passionate about, and ends up playing in high school. In … Read More

Senior Column: Embarrass Yourself More Often

by Anika Mittu ’19 During the freshmen year musical, my skirt fell off in front of an entire audience. Sure, I was wearing a leotard under the skirt, but cast members still tried to move around me and hide me from the glaring stage lights. You can’t exactly laugh onstage when something like that happens; you have to keep dancing. … Read More

Senior Column: Flaking Out on Plans Is Okay Sometimes

by Mallory Carlson ’19 “I’m so sorry !! I just realized I told my parents I’d have dinner with them, my dad gets home from working in VA today.” This is, almost to a tee, my standard flaking-out-of-evening-plans text. Sometimes, if I work on a Saturday afternoon and into the evening, I’ll realize that I actually don’t really want to … Read More

Senior Column: The Value of Being Informed

by Nick Hermosilla ’19 The 2020 Presidential Election will be the first election where all of our class will be able to vote. And it goes without saying that the upcoming election will be the most contentious and monumental election in recent American history. If we want to act as good citizens and patriots being involved in our democracy, then … Read More

Senior Column: Andrew’s Poems

by Andrew Ventura ’19 Moon Under Water the space whale smells like gas chicken nuggets made of gold if i were to change the world id swim in the endless lagoon sometimes the moon may seem under water but hold tight the cosmic birds will sing so beautifully smile and laugh let the oozing mind bind with the eyes see … Read More

Eighteen Dollars a Family

by Sabina Jafri ‘20 I recently sat in a Youth Peace Conference workshop at Blake High School and listened to a student lecturer, aged sixteen, speak on an issue that was immeasurably important to her. She began by asking everyone in the room this: though it is illegal everywhere, in how many of the world’s 196 countries does slavery still … Read More

Teacher Uses Lunch to Encourage Students

by Brenna Henderson ’21 At the start of the second semester, chorus and piano teacher Johnathan Dunn started an open-door lunch where students who do not have a place to be at lunch can sit in his classroom. Held in room E150, the lunch is a safe and friendly place for students to meet new people and talk to Dunn. … Read More

Interesting Jobs to Earn Cash This Summer

by Zachary Weisenthal ’19 As summer quickly approaches, many students are searching for a job to earn some extra money and fill their time. However, finding a job that meets one’s interest can be difficult, and starting a new job in a new work environment can be daunting. The Warrior has compiled a list of top 5 jobs for Olney … Read More

A Fun DC Destination That’s NOT A Museum

by Will Unger ‘19 If you’re a stereotypical Olneyite like me, you probably haven’t spent much time in DC, despite the fact that it’s a vibrant and active city, it’s only 45 minutes away, and it’s the nation’s capital. Most people who don’t live a quick afternoon drive from arguably one of the most powerful cities in the world, would … Read More

Film Club Provides Creative Outlet

by Kat Mahoney ’20  If you scan the sidelines at almost any major Sherwood sports game or pep rally, you will see the president of Sherwood’s Film Club, Jake Hahn, taking pictures and videos. This creative club, of around 17 people, is dedicated to cinematography as an outlet for students to express themselves in a fun way. Hahn joined the … Read More