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New MCPS LGBTQ+ Studies course makes history

The student members of MoCo Pride pose for a group picture. They have been working hard all year to create the country's first high school LGBTQ+ Studies curriculum.

By Trevor Gardemal, Social Media Manager

May 13, 2020

Over the past few years, MCPS has made efforts to diversify their curriculum. These changes include the introduction of books written by women and people in color into English curriculums, and the introduction of history courses beyond what is normally taught. In 2021, MCPS will extend this to member...

WCHS baseball team prepares to make school history

2019 WCHS baseball team posing for a

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

March 3, 2020

In 2019, the WCHS baseball team had a record setting season going far deeper into the postseason than in recent years. Following the graduation of multiple talented seniors, the team has gained some fresh faces and a boatload of young talent. “Last year was a massive success within the WCHS baseball prog...

Students travel to virtual destinations by using Google Cardboard

Students in the media center use Google Cardboard to travel to  virtual destinations.

By Sofia Williamson, Production Editor

January 5, 2016

  CHS students are learning about ancient Chinese civilizations in their Honors Ancient History class. They are learning about the construction of The Great Wall of China, and the students wish that they could see the real thing in person. Now with Google Expeditions, students can see the...

Eliminating on-level history adds pressure

Eliminating on-level history adds pressure

February 21, 2012

The CHS administration and social studies department are considering eliminating on-level U.S. History for the 2012-2013 school year. This pending decision is largely justified as a method of accomplishing goals established by the School Improvement Plan (SIP), a yearly report developed by administrators...

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