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Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary

Bindeman Center presents bullying documentary

'Finding Kind' shows struggles of womanhood
By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor November 20, 2014

Behind their caked-on makeup and pearly whites, girls can be vicious creatures. Because of their ability to cover up whatever drama goes on behind the scenes, situations in which a girl is both the bully...

Thousands of fans and turned out to see their favorite musicians perform at the concert.

‘Concert for Valor’ celebrates Veterans Day

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor November 14, 2014

One by one, Rihanna fans intermingled with Metallica groupies and mixed in with veterans in uniform as they filed through security and onto the National Mall Tuesday night, making up the massive crowd...

Under construction; Montgomery mall open for business

Under construction; Montgomery mall open for business

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor September 23, 2014

Bethesda’s Westfield Montgomery Mall has been on a roll lately with the revamping of the food court and the addition of more fine dining restaurants and stores. The new restaurant, Blaze Pizza, located...

10 Reasons public libraries should still be a thing

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor May 30, 2014

1.      They save you money. Go use those fifteen bucks to buy yourself a nice meal. No need to spend your money on something that can easily be borrowed. “I like public libraries because...

Middle Schoolers look forward to becoming Bulldogs

Middle Schoolers look forward to becoming Bulldogs

By Julia Heimlich, Features Editor May 29, 2014

As eighth graders approach their final days as a middle school student, they are faced with one of their biggest challenges yet—transitioning to a bigger, and at times, scarier, school. When the start...

Release of 'Divergent' movie thrills avid fans

Release of ‘Divergent’ movie thrills avid fans

By Julia Reagan, Arts Editor May 28, 2014

Devotees of Katniss Everdeen and her Hunger Games crew will fall in love with the similar dystopian Divergent trilogy.  It features love, action, friendship and secrecy–what more could a teenage girl...

Memorial Day Festival Is a Must-Go

Memorial Day Festival Is a Must-Go

By Julia McDermott, Sports Editor May 23, 2014

  Artists are displaying their work in tents, restaurants are giving out free samples of food, live music is playing and Rockville is a buzz with activity. This year, the annual Hometown Holidays...

'Tis the Season of Promposals

‘Tis the Season of Promposals

By Julia Reagan, Senior Writer May 6, 2014

Every little girl dreams about having the perfect prom to culminate her high school experience.  She fantasizes about sporting a glamorous, floor-length gown and dancing the night away with her debonair...

Students worry about 'Boy Meets World' return

Students worry about ‘Boy Meets World’ return

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations December 21, 2012

Boy meets girl.  Boy falls in love with girl.  Girl falls in love with boy.  The 1993 television show Boy Meets World was based on this classic love story, and when it stopped airing in 2000, fans of...

‘How I Met Your Mother’ is legen, wait for it, dary

By Julia Gray, Staff Writer October 1, 2012

How I Met Your Mother (HIMYM) sets the sitcom bar high with its hilarious cast and mysterious plot as protagonist Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor, Not Another Teen Movie) tells his children the epic story of how...

MCPS has initiated $9 million security system upgrade.

Metal detectors necessary for school safety

By Julia Reagan, Public Relations and Social Media Manager September 25, 2012

How many students at CHS would expect to hear a gunshot in the cafeteria?  How many would expect a violent and potentially fatal event to happen on their first day of school? The students at Perry Hall...

Foundations of Technology classes take hands-on approach

Foundations of Technology classes take hands-on approach

By Julia Greenzaid, Online Breaking News Editor September 24, 2012

Senior Leslie Blalock is the record holder at CHS for suspending 25 textbooks on a 4-inch-tall paper and tape structure. Last year, she would’ve been reading about suspension on the computer. Now, she...

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