My Covid Experience

by Avery Prudenti ‘22 As a senior, I have been witnessing Sherwood’s Covid-19 precautions being put to use for a year and a half. I was even one of the rare students who chose to come back to in-person last spring. These precautions have been constantly changing and shifting based on the number of cases, Maryland guidelines, and so much … Read More

What’s Next After Hearing Students’ ‘Voices’?

by Several Warrior Staff Students in all grade levels were asked by the school administration last month to complete an electronic Student Voice Survey to provide feedback on engagement, classroom community, student well being, and equity at Sherwood. Certain questions asked students to rate their stress as a result of being back in the building and list factors that contributed … Read More

Streaming Services Only Get Worse the More Choices They Add

by Erica Kuhlman TV channel and media company has its own streaming service, and they affect what we watch and how we watch it more than ever before. The stated goal of most streaming services is probably along the lines of, “good content, to your tastes, available from the convenience of your couch (or perhaps phone).” But are streaming services … Read More

Latinx Are Left Out as ‘Some Other Race’

by Timaya Pulliam ‘23 The 2020 U.S. Census data shows a lack of care and respect for the Latinx community. The only options for people to select in the race category of the Census are, white, Black/African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, two or more races, and some other race. Under a different … Read More

Coming Back to In-Person Education Just Feels Right

by Emily Siansky ‘22 I’ve always been one of the kids who actually wanted to go back to school at the end of the summer. Everything about the start of the school year is exciting to me: going shopping with my mom for new clothes, getting my schedule and finding out how many friends I have in each class, and … Read More

Colin Powell’s Controversial Legacy

by Matthew Kauffman ‘23 Colin Powell, former Secretary of State to President George Bush, died on October 18 of COVID complications amid a battle with cancer. Powell shaped national security policy for years but is widely known for his unfounded claim to the United Nations of finding WMDs (weapons of mass destruction) in Iraq, leading the U.S to invade the … Read More

Hate to Admit it, But China is Right About Their Video Game Ban

by Carter Braun ‘23 Last month, China banned the use of all video games played by citizens under 18 during weekdays and on the weekends minors are permitted only three hours or less of playing time. The reasoning behind this ban was to address the rise of addiction to video games in China where teens are spending more than an … Read More

Digging Deeper into Disney’s ‘Jessie’

by Daisia Smith ’22 Let’s rewind back to around six years ago, coming home after a long day of counting to a hundred and adding and subtracting fractions to flop onto bed to enjoy a nice episode of Jessie. What could be more relaxing and enjoyable for a middle-schooler back then? However, as the Gen Z that includes me grows … Read More

Gen Z’s Riot Grrrl Revival Is Changing the Rules

by Audrey Farris ‘25 The Riot Grrrl movement of the 1990s was loud, gritty, and rule-breaking for many young women. It was, simply put, life-changing. Women were able to use their voice and speak up, or rather ‘sing-up’, about the issues facing their community and their own lives. Whether that was through music, [maga]zines, protests, or art, a community was … Read More