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Childhood fame can leave a high toll on those who experience it

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor in Chief March 16, 2021

All American pop sensation, Britney Spears', rapid rise to fame may have started off as a dream come true, but it soon turned into a nightmare. The new documentary that was released Feb. 5 on Hulu, “Framing...

The perfect valentine for your signficant other is flowers and these Hershey Kisses Roses: Milk Chocolate Meltaway. The chocolates mimic the appearance of a rose and have a delish creamy taste that will get you in the spirit for Valentine's Day.

Have a sweet Valentine’s Day with these delicious treats

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2021

Valentine’s Day is known for many different things: cupid, roses, hearts and of course, love to name a few. But aside from these classic symbols, one of the best parts of this romantic holiday is that...

Daniella Lew, who wears number six on her jersey, gets in her batting stance at a home game. Pre-COVID, Lew played many in-person games, both at WCHS and at the opposing schools.

Athlete of the Month: Daniella Lew

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2021

Whether she is sitting in the dugout with her teammates, traveling to various tournaments, adapting to last seasons’ abrupt end due to COVID-19 or going head to head with WCHS’ rivals, junior Daniella...

Facebook groups have been formed to connect incoming college freshman. To be featured, students can post a collection photos and a short description about themselves directly to the page.

Social media negatively affects the college freshmen experience

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

In today’s digital world, it seems like almost everyone is a “friend of a friend” or connected in one way or another. From a young age, Generation Z has created their own digital print, which is...

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WCHS drama puts on a virtual production of “Clue”

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor in Chief December 1, 2020

Ever wonder what it would be like to solve a murder mystery? Do you have a fascination with crime or detective work? If your answers to these questions are “yes” then WCHS’ upcoming production of ...

Senior Edina Weinbaum posing for the On Cloud 9 Instagram, where she works as a sales associate. She is wearing a cozy and stylish tie dye set, which matches her simple black face mask.

Fall quarantine fashion trends to look out for

By Ava Freeman, Online Editor in Chief November 12, 2020

Exchanging sweaters for hoodies, dresses for tie-dye sets and scarves for masks: fall fashion looks a little different in 2020 than years prior. The global pandemic that has rocked all of our worlds is...

Scottie Pippen (left) and Michael Jordan (right) both appeared in the documentary

ESPN provides entertainment for sports fans during COVID

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor May 13, 2020

At the start of Mar., thousands of athletes around the globe mourned the abrupt ending to their season as a result of COVID-19. This included athletes who played for club sports, high school or college...

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Netflix rom-com excites viewers with a sequel: P.S. you will love it

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor April 26, 2020

The hit romance that appeared on Netflix in 2018, “To All the Boys I Loved Before,” stole the hearts of its audience and seemed to have had the most perfect and satisfying ending. The movie wrapped...

Cabin John Middle School President, Sekayi Fraser, poses with the Montgomery County Board President when he testified for the use of 2 ply toilet paper to the Board of Education.

Plunge into the campaign for two ply toilet paper

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor March 3, 2020

With the MCPS operating budget being $2.8 billion, many would think that replacing the current one ply toilet paper in schools with two ply would not affect the county’s finances. However, this has proven...

One of Sarah Genn's responsibilies as a retail workers at My Best Friend's Closet is to model the clothing for Instagram. This was a post from Nov. 3 promotting some of the store's newest winter styles.

Creative and great ways to make money as a teenager

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor January 3, 2020

Making money as a teen seems like a difficult task. Often, companies prefer to hire adults with years of experience or someone with at least a high school degree. However, this does not have to be the...

The cast of WCHS's fall musical,

Court is now in session: “Legally Blonde” debuts at WCHS

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor December 3, 2019

Ever since Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) infamously taught the world how to do the “bend and snap,” the 2001 film “Legally Blonde” has become a household movie, beloved by many WCHS students....

These various icons from the 1980s and 1990s are identifiable to both people who were alive during that era and people who were born afterwards.

A blast from the past: the revival of 90s trends

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor October 23, 2019

    Fashion, music and TV shows often work in cycles. What was completely outdated and “uncool” last year may be all the rage the next, and what is currently popular can go out of style in an instant. ...

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