Clubs Need More Recognition

by Jackson Hongtong ’21 As a junior, I would say I am knowledgeable about most of what goes on at Sherwood. One thing Sherwood values is our welcoming clubs and activities to bring students and the community together. I’m confident that I could have named 10-15 clubs that Sherwood has to offer, but then I learned that as of November … Read More

Two Words That Stick It to the Man

HUMOR DISCLAIMER: This article is intended as satire and uses the tools of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule in the context of contemporary politics, current trends, recent school events, and other topical issues. by Drew Scott ‘20 If you’re not living under a rock in this modern age, you know about the phrase, “OK Boomer.” This one line causes the … Read More

Growth Of Streaming Services Increases Options

by Graham Skinker ’21 In the past few years the number of streaming services available has grown exponentially. An aspect of entertainment that was once dominated primarily by three larger services is expanding and giving viewers a lot to choose from. This is not necessarily a good thing for viewers. People are going to have to pay for six or … Read More

MCPS Should Revise School Start Times

by Alex Cohen ’20 As all MCPS students can relate to this early morning struggle: drag yourself out of bed, waste time looking for each article of clothing to make the perfect outfit, prepare your lunch for later in the day, quickly grab a not-so-nutritious breakfast, and frantically rush out the door and hope you didn’t forget anything important. It’s … Read More

Does Trump Really Care About Dreamers?

by Lauren Hill ’21 Starting in early 2017 the Trump Administration began taking action to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. In the past month, the Supreme Court has been deliberating on whether or not the Trump administration may move forward to repeal the Obama era program. DACA protects undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United … Read More

Going Too Far For Fame?

by Ayana Antoine ’20 Everyone wants to be remembered for something, but in the age of social media, some people will settle for being known for anything. Due to the prominence of social media, many have been able to make careers off of influencing and promoting. With this, there has been an increase in people who aspire to make a … Read More

High School Journalist Reflects on Censorship in Schools

by Adam Levine ‘20  Throughout my week at the Newseum for the 2019 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference, I sat at many, many tables. Whether for eating meals or taking notes while listening to a keynote speaker, we always found time to share stories from our home states.  The conference brings together 51 high school journalists from around … Read More

Rapper Pressures 18 Year Old Daughter into Invasive “Virginity Testing”

by Sydney Henry ’20 T.I., an American actor and rapper most well known for his musical collaborations with artists such as Rihanna and Destiny’s Child, has recently come under fire for information he shared on the podcast “Ladies Like Us.” On this episode of the podcast, which debuted the first week in November, T.I. was asked if he has broached … Read More

High Schoolers Like Field Trips Too

by Kara Thompson ’20 and Zach Seymour ’20 Field trips are an enriching and exciting break from the classroom for most students. Unfortunately, the further you get in your educational career, the less opportunities there are to participate in these fun activities. This makes the learning experience monotonous for students, especially those at a high school level, for which field … Read More

News Bias in Front Of Our Eyes

by Eve Schlegel ‘20 The top stories on news sources, such as CNN and Fox News, almost always appear to take a side in politics. Over the past month, CNN has harped over the Trump impeachment inquiry, revealing any little detail. On the other hand, Fox News chooses to almost never report on the inquiry. The two online sites also … Read More