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“Be More Chill” appeals to WCHS students

Will Roland stars as a highs chool student in
April 8, 2019

A Broadway musical review seems a far off discussion for a piece in a Potomac high school’s newspaper. A science fiction comedy makes for an even less likely candidate. However, the new musical “Be...

Debate: should U.S. athletes have competed?

February 26, 2014

Around this time, the news is typically filled with countless profiles of Olympic Athletes who are excited to represent the United States and fight for the gold. This year is different, however. For the...

Student filmmaker aspires to make it to big screen

Student filmmaker aspires to make it to big screen
November 26, 2013

Chris Welch still remembers when his son Danny was in elementary school and would create comic strips using stick figures. He would draw his characters in battles or humorous situations and would even...

Know Your Rights

November 4, 2013

Though many students have been lectured about why they shouldn’t drink alcohol or do drugs, what happens legally if they make a decision that contradicts these lessons? Many students aren’t aware...

Annual Powederpuff game to be held in October

Annual Powederpuff game to be held in October
September 25, 2013

Every year, junior and senior girls compete in the annual Powderpuff football game hoping to gain pride for their respective classes. This year the game has been scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 2 instead...

Pedestrian hit at Cabin John Shopping Center

Pedestrian hit at Cabin John Shopping Center
June 2, 2013

At the Cabin John Shopping Center, a woman was hit by a car in front of Giant June 2 around 2 p.m. The woman was rushed to the hospital and was in critical condition, but died later on. Upon getting...

Strong track and field teams head to regionals

Strong track and field teams head to regionals
May 29, 2013

 The boys and girls varsity track and field teams competed in the Montgomery Country Championships May 9, after performing well in the Penn Relays and Katie Jenkins Invitational. According to junior...

‘Spring Breakers’ has viewers springing for the door

‘Spring Breakers’ has viewers springing for the door
April 26, 2013

Uncomfortable. Awkward. Displeasing to the eye. All these descriptions come to mind when describing director Harmony Korine’s (Kids) new film Spring Breakers. Spring Breakers portrays four friends,...

The play’s the thing for elementary school students visiting CHS

January 30, 2013

Students from Rock Creek Forest Elementary School and Crest Haven Elementary School came to CHS Jan. 30 to see CHS students perform Peggy and the Pint Size Pirates. According to drama teacher Lynda...

Teenagers tired of wearing high heels

Teenagers tired of wearing high heels
November 30, 2012

The average height of a pair of stilts is approximately 18 inches—to walk at such an elevation brings about the constant fear of falling and breaking one’s ankle. The average height of a pair of high...

Imagine Dragons stumbles but shows promise

November 7, 2012

 The upcoming band Imagine Dragons released their debut album Night Visions Sept. 4, providing an alternative indie sound that contrasts with present mainstream music. The album starts with "Radioactive,"...

New businesses offer more variety at Cabin John

Benny's Bar & Grill is one of the new attractions at Cabin John Mall.
October 2, 2012

While people were vacationing this summer, the Cabin John Shopping Center experienced some extreme changes. Cabin John has changed its color scheme and added multiple businesses. New additions include...

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Jamie Lescht