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Robotics team places second in NASA competition

Robotics team places second in NASA competition

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 30, 2012

Congratulations to the Zero Robotics team, which is currently in second place out of 100 teams in a NASA competition to build sphere satellites that accomplish various tasks. The team has formed an alliance with Marriot Ridge High School and Poolesville High School for the semi-finals. If the team mak...

Drop Squad to collect unused food for charity

Drop Squad to collect unused food for charity

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 30, 2012

For students who feel guilty throwing away their uneaten food, the new club Drop Squad is collecting uneaten food to be donated. Each week the members of Drop Squad collect non-perishable food items like cookies, granola bars, chips and crackers. The food is stored and donated at the end of the month to the...

Students intern at NRC, create new product

Students intern at NRC, create new product

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 7, 2012

Congratulations to senior Andrew Kee and juniors Mark Richardson and Vikas Venkateshwara for interning at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The students worked over the summer to develop a Nuclear Reactor Risk Communication product. They are the only students in the county to participate, and t...

Student runs marathon

Student runs marathon

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 7, 2012

Congratulations to senior Ryan Gordon for completing the annual Chicago Marathon Oct. 7. Gordon completed the 26.2 mile race in three hours, 51 minutes and nine seconds. Gordon began minimal training in the spring and with the encouragement of his parents, began intense training nine weeks prior to the race...

NHS inductees

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 7, 2012

Congratulations to the following seniors for being inducted into the National Honor Society Oct. 11. Spenser Easterbrook Andrew Haskins Garrett Healy Mahsan Khalilizadeh Nicole Malament Marzia Mostafa Max Park Emilie Plesset Samantha Rubin Meave Tobin Tracey Zhai Yiran Zhao ...

Students help at Expo

Students help at Expo

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

November 2, 2012

Congratulations to the following students who volunteered at the Community Health Expo July 14. Alex Boukhvalova Brian Chen Anna Duh Alex Fang Christopher Gauch Mary Lee Lawrence Amy Lin Crystal Liu Alex Pu Charlena Zhang Katie Zhao The Expo was held to increase awareness and education on healthy lifestyle ...

Semi-finalists announced

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

September 25, 2012

Congratulations to the 11 seniors who have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. The students were selected based on their test scores from the 2011 PSAT. These students, who are among the highest scorers in Maryland, will continue to advance to Finalist standing to be c...

Senior competes in America Math Olympics

Senior competes in America Math Olympics

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

May 30, 2012

Congratulations to senior Chris Hazard for competing in the United States of America Math Olympics (USAMO) April 24. Only 500 of the 12,000 students who competed in the American Math Competition qualify for USAMO. The results are released next month and if Hazard places in the top 12 he will have the ...

Northwest junior John Mannes elected as SMOB

Northwest junior John Mannes elected as SMOB

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

May 30, 2012

Congratulations to junior John Mannes of Northwest High School for being elected as the 35th student member of the Board of Education April 25. John won the election with 62.8 percent of votes out of 64,677 student voters. Q. What made you want to run for SMOB? A. I began working in school SGA aroun...

CHS Programming team finishes sixth

CHS Programming team finishes sixth

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

May 30, 2012

Congratulations to the programming team for coming in sixth place at the University of Maryland Programming Contest April 21. The team completed a series of nine challenges against 33 other teams. The team won $400 and plans to compete in the competition again next year.

Girls lacrosse offense dominates opposition

Girls lacrosse offense dominates opposition

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

May 2, 2012

Continuing its strong season from last year, the girls lacrosse team began this season with wins against Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Whitman, Walter Johnson and Paint Branch after losing to Damascus.   In the April 18 against B-CC the Bulldogs beat the Barons 17-5.  “The team played consistently...

Students inducted into NHS

By Nicole Malament, Observations Editor

May 1, 2012

Congratulations to the 21 students inducted into the National Honor Society on April 16. Allie Amoroso Christopher Gauch Michael Gauch Haley Goss-Holmes Julia Greenzaid Colin Kincaid Yana Kost Matthew Kramer Adrianna Lee Christine Lorica Katie Lunceford Lauren Martin Amy McAlister Christina Michael C...

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