Getting to Know Sherwood Building Services

There are 18 Building Services workers at Sherwood. The Warrior is giving you a chance to get to know a few of them a bit better. compiled by Mary Macrae ’14 and Mandy Stussman ’14 What do you like to do outside of work? Markey Palmer: I like fishing, I like to hunt and I go to the race track. Marina Sorto … Read More

Students Visit Colleges over Break

by Kyle Melnick ’14 Attention Sherwood Upperclassmen: If you are not climbing the world’s Seven Summits this spring break, it is the perfect time to visit college campuses. Visiting colleges over spring break allows high school students to experience what living at a university is really like. Junior Vinnie Jackson plans on traveling south this spring break to visit the … Read More

Students Celebrate Read Across America Week

by Katie Mercogliano ’14 On Thursday, February 28, more than 20 football players, cheerleaders and volleyball players visited Belmont Elementary School in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Week, starting on March 2. Each Warrior paired up and chose a Dr. Seuss book of their liking to read to the children. The event was coordinated by Coach … Read More

A Day In The Life of the Prestipino Twins

by Joy Zhang ’14 Each morning, twin sisters Erica and Kerrie Prestipino get ready and drive to school together, but from there they go their different ways. Despite their usual inseparability (outside of school), identical appearance and similar hobbies, the two are markedly dissimilar in their personalities. The sisters competed in acrobatic gymnastics for 10 years, participated in fall varsity … Read More

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Feminism

Curious about feminism but too afraid to ask? Below is a list of all the basics you should know. compiled by Alyssa Miller ’13 Vocabulary Phallocentrism- “The belief that the male is superior to the female or, more generally, the belief that what is male is a legitimate, universally applicable point of reference for all things human.” Misogyny- “The hatred … Read More

Debating A Woman’s Role In Modern Society

There are numerous differing opinions on the roles women are expected to play in our society today. Below are two opposing viewpoints of The Warrior staff. Ending the ‘Tradition’ of Labels by Katie Mercogliano ’14 The idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus has become ingrained in the popular consciousness, but frankly, it is untrue. Both … Read More

Women Still Striving To Break Glass Ceiling

by Robel Wondimu ‘13 In 21st century America, women still only make 77 percent of what a man does for doing the same job, even though the 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act outlawed such pay discrimination. Women are terribly underrepresented in some fields while they dominate others. For example, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, only 14 percent … Read More

Girls’ Varsity Sports Dominate the Field

by Alec Perez ‘14 For the past three years, Sherwood’s varsity girls’ volleyball team has won the Maryland 4A state championship. During that same period of time, the school’s varsity football team has failed to make it to the state finals. This past year, the football field was completely redone with high quality Bermuda grass and a paint job done … Read More

Influential Women of 2013

by Melissa Fajardo ’13           Lena Dunham – She has captured a massive audience with her HBO hit “Girls.”  At the age of 26, Dunham received five Emmy nominations in 2013 for her work in creating, writing, directing and starring in the series. The show presents major issues young people face today. In particular, Dunham challenges … Read More

Project Change Hosts Dodgeball Tournament for Charity

by Robel Wondimu ’13 Senior Kevin Pham organized Project Change to host a dodgeball fundraiser that raised $730 for the Betty Ann Krahnke Center (BAK), a nonprofit domestic abuse shelter in Montgomery County. On February 7, 16 teams of 10 people competed in a single elimination tournament, which “Channel Four News Team,” an underdog group of freshman, ended up winning. … Read More