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WCHS drama puts on a virtual production of “Clue”

Based on the popular board game, the WCHS rendition of
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 ...

Fall quarantine fashion trends to look out for

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.
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...

ESPN provides entertainment for sports fans during COVID

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

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

Based on the New York Times Best-Seller,
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...

Plunge into the campaign for two ply toilet paper

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.
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...

Creative and great ways to make money as a teenager

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.
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...

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

The cast of WCHS's fall musical,
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....

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

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.
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. ...

Student Art Spotlight: Elizabeth Kronthal

Elizabeth Kronthal's self portrait with a background of a cluster of mountains.
June 4, 2019

With artwork displayed at the John Hopkins annual art show, the Montpelier Studio contest, the Congressional art contest and the Montgomery County PTSA contest, WCHS junior Elizabeth Kronthal is a talented...

Speak Up inspires WCHS to stand up to bullies

The new
May 10, 2019

Teasing is an inevitable part of growing up: almost everyone goes through it. However, when this teasing becomes repetitive with the intent to hurt someone, it becomes a more serious issue. According...

Students should have the freedom to go out for lunch

Cabin John Shopping Center is a very popular destination for WCHS students who go out for lunch.
May 9, 2019

Five days, 35 hours or 2,100 minutes is typically how long WCHS students spend within the walls of school each week. With the exception of seniors, students are not permitted to leave school grounds during...

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