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Stories from Chantilly High School
American foster care still leaves room for children to be mistreated

Catherine Xu | March 3, 2021

In 2017, there was a rate of 3.4 per 1,000 children for cases of abuse or neglect in Virginia. In the welfare system, frequent horror stories of continued neglect and abuse reveal rampant issues in the…

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Boys volleyball continues to lack in high schools

Shary Ali | February 12, 2021

A young middle school boy is appointed as captain of his club volleyball team. He is a great leader with incredible talent and hopes to one day play at the pro-level. Upon entering high school, he is thrilled…

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Gaming landscape changed in era of pandemic
Arts & Entertainment

Finn Geary | December 9, 2020

Lockdown is restarting, millions have lost their jobs, people feel further from their family and friends than they have in years, but for many, there exists one reliable escape: video games. While quarantine…

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One student finds their way to self-acceptance

Gray Jones | December 2, 2020

“My name is Milas Metzinger. It wasn’t always Milas, but that’s the name I settled on after coming to terms with myself.”

Upon first glancing at senior Milas Metzinger, their vibrant pink hair…

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Teachers support students with learning disabilities

Aarthika Krishnan | November 12, 2020

For those with learning disabilities, the virtual environment can pose academic challenges. Some students have difficulty processing visual or auditory information or remembering material presented in…

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Starting fresh: pandemic results in new eating patterns across the nation

Anjali Ashok | November 4, 2020

The past six months have modified eating habits throughout the nation. Not only has the pandemic changed the way we work, socialize and travel, but it has also impacted the way we eat.

According to…

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