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The last #dayinthelifeatmac for a while

The last #dayinthelifeatmac for a while

By Dave Winter, McCallum High School

March 27, 2020

Richard Salazar and Elise Baughman practice an appropriate more than six feet of social distancing as they await their appointment time of 11 a.m. to come into the campus today. Prior to the city's decision to issue a stay at home order for all citizens effective at midnight, teachers could gain acce...

Rise Against Hunger fulfills community craving for service

Rise Against Hunger fulfills community craving for service

By Andrew Ghazouli, Carlmont High School

March 26, 2020

In the midst of the 815 million people who struggle with hunger and malnutrition today, an organization called Rise Against Hunger has managed to pack and ship over 500 million meals to places like Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines. For over 20 years, the organization has empowered communities acros...

Trotting past disabilities

By Bailey Christensen and Mackenzie Gonzales

March 25, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on March 5, 2020.

The Princess Project: A place where every girl can shine

By Kiana George, Carlmont High School

March 20, 2020

As prom nears, The Princess Project aims to support communities with limited access to prom season. This organization promotes growth in self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses to high school students. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on March 19, 2020....

Don Bacon visits Young Republicans

By Logan Berggren and Miguel Paredes Reyes

March 19, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on March 12, 2020.

Thrifting in Omaha

By Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla and Olivia Oeth

March 19, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on March 5, 2020.

QuaranTEENed – This is Just the Beginning

QuaranTEENed – This is Just the Beginning

By Addie Bassin and Jonathan Morris

March 18, 2020

Right now, the world is in the midst of a pandemic. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is quite literally taking the world by storm. States have been shutting schools down all across the United States, and on March 12, Governor Larry Hogan announced the same for Maryland public schools. That day, CE...

‘Speak Now’: Randall Graduates Share Their Stories About Falling Victim to Sex Abuse

By Derek Lyons, Miles Davis, and Tanner Bass

March 13, 2020

According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, one in 10 high school girls and one in 20 high school boys report they have been sexually assaulted. Three out of four of these sexual assaults go unreported for reasons such as fear, shame and self-blaming. "Speak Now" is a short, documentary film th...

The Effects of a House Fire

The Effects of a House Fire

By Reed Milliken, North Allegheny Senior High School

March 13, 2020

To view this video on your phone at school, turn off your NA wifi. This story was originally published on The Uproar on March 13, 2020.

In Memory of Mo Ep4: The police, again

In Memory of Mo Ep4: The police, again

By Lara Craciun, Carlmont High School

March 13, 2020

In this episode we are going back to a path that seemed like a dead end. That's right, you guessed it: the police. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on March 12, 2020....

Teachers express why they love their job

Teachers express why they love their job

By Preston Kwok, Carlmont High School

March 13, 2020

On a daily basis, many students encounter teachers who greet them with a bright smile and teach their lesson with enthusiasm. However, the extent of love teachers have for their job is not commonly known. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on March 12, 2020....

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

Local stores run out of supplies due to COVID-19

By Phoebe Gulsen, Carlmont High School

March 13, 2020

In the past couple of weeks, the outbreak of COVID-19 has been causing many civilians to worry. This has lead to a shortage of sanitizing products in local stores and has been spreading panic among the public. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on March 12, 2020....

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

By Susie Seidel, Parkway West High School

March 13, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/pwestpub/speak-to-silence-junior-zoe-deyoung-combats-comparison With a soft smile and slight roll of the eyes, junior Zoe Deyoung recited the commonplace quote, “comparison is the thief of all joy.” As young people today, we hear it all of the time: be confident, don’t...

Painting projects

By Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla and Michelle Zhang

March 13, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on March 12, 2020.

FHN E – SPORTS Team Discusses Their Passion For Gaming

FHN E – SPORTS Team Discusses Their Passion For Gaming

By Gabriel Lobato, Michael Mellor, and Raymond Shea

March 13, 2020

This story was originally published on FHNtoday.com on February 24, 2020.

MHSNews | Teachers Try TikTok

MHSNews | Teachers Try TikTok

By Jackson Estwanick and Shon Sayfuddinov

March 13, 2020

Four MHS faculty members take on TikTok by reacting to content, trying filters and performing the viral "Renegade" challenge. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on March 10, 2020.

It’s better than walking

It’s better than walking

By Anna Nagle, McCallum High School

March 12, 2020

In this week's #TuesdayTop10, we take a virtual flight to Brenham's Southern Flying Diner with pilot John Blossom-Boyd on a quest to find the famous Hundred-Dollar Burger. Along the way, we'll learned how Blossom-Boyd discovered flying and why he's more comfortable in the air than anywhere on the earth....

Preparing for the future

By Edison Geiler and Jordan Bakar

March 12, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on February 19, 2020.

Theatricult Episode 4: The many faces of the mountain

Theatricult Episode 4: The many faces of the mountain

By Ruya Yaman and Ava Richards

March 12, 2020

"The many faces of the mountain" is a textbook term that describes how technical theater can take a simple performance and transform it into an elaborate, intriguing story that is sure to be memorable for both the audience and the participants. This episode is all about how tech adds that illus...

The Weekly Wave Season 2 Episode 9 with Alyson Sullivan

The Weekly Wave Season 2 Episode 9 with Alyson Sullivan

By Matthew Lyons, Aaron Johnson, and Derek Tirrell

March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan 28, Massachusetts State Representative Alyson Sullivan came to Abington High School and was interviewed by The Weekly Wave hosts Matthew Lyons and Aaron Johnson. Rep. Sullivan discussed the impact Abington has had on her and her political goals. Hosts: Matthew Lyons, Class of ...

From the classroom to the courtroom

From the classroom to the courtroom

By Will Hanson, De Smet Jesuit High School

March 11, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on March 9, 2020.

Zoey’s in the Driver’s Seat

Zoey’s in the Driver’s Seat

By Brynna Kern, Atlantic High School

March 11, 2020

This story was originally published on AHSneedle on March 10, 2020.

MHSNews | Competitive Weight Lifter Prepares for American Open

MHSNews | Competitive Weight Lifter Prepares for American Open

By Lexie Diekroeger, Marquette High School

March 11, 2020

Sometimes failure in one area can lead to success in another. After getting cut from the soccer team, junior Adam Withinton found a love for competitive weightlifting. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on March 6, 2020....

Coyo-Tea Episode 3

Coyo-Tea Episode 3

By Sagun Shrestha, Clarksburg High School

March 10, 2020

Editor-In-Chief Sagun Shrestha has a talk with junior Asma Tariq about the most recent Coronavirus outbreaks in Montgomery County and the misconceptions behind the widespread panic. Transcript: Sagun: Hi, I’m Sagun Shrestha and this is the third episode of Coyo-tea. I’m joined by… ...

A Happy Ending to a Tragic Story

A Happy Ending to a Tragic Story

By Meg Rees, North Allegheny Senior High School

March 10, 2020

The Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage 108 years ago. 1,517 passengers boarded the ship, not knowing their tragic fate. From March 4-8, the Titanic sunk in NASH's own auditorium, and 5,800 people were there to witness it. Around 170 students boarded the Titanic as cast members, pit orchestra, and stage crew...

Up and coming artists

Up and coming artists

By Danika Kusumoto and Chelsee Sawai

March 10, 2020

Teenagers recently have been producing their own music and finding success, such as Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell at this year’s Grammy awards. Students at Mid-Pacific find inspiration in these self-made musicians, releasing their own music on mainstream music platforms. We interviewed...

Smith joins LHS for Black History Month presentation

Smith joins LHS for Black History Month presentation

By Kevin Vera, Lafayette High School

March 10, 2020

Cardinals Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith spoke at Lafayette on Feb. 21 for a Black History Month presentation organized by his niece, freshman Claireece Cross. Before and after the presentation, Smith took photos with students and signed autographs. If you took a photo with Smith after the presentation,...

Processing Minority Episode 4: Discovering cultural identity through music

Processing Minority Episode 4: Discovering cultural identity through music

By Clarisse Bell, Carlmont High School

March 9, 2020

Music can help influence all different kinds of cultures. Being an American and living here can be a huge opportunity. However, being away from your country of origin can be difficult. To combat this, many immigrants and even first-generation Americans use music to bring them back. In today's episo...

Video: Talent To Spare

Video: Talent To Spare

By Chaney Kelly, Lee Kinnebrew, Jake Piccirillo, and Bradley Kofahl

March 9, 2020

Many of us got stuck on a childhood t-ball or soccer team, but this lovejoy student found something else right up his “alley.” LNN takes to the lanes. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on February 25, 2020....

Theatricult Episode 3: Risks and Responsibilities

Theatricult Episode 3: Risks and Responsibilities

By Ruya Yaman and Ava Richards

March 5, 2020

Technical theater is a very demanding job, as others’ lives often depend on it. This episode covers topics such as rigging, battens, and the orchestra pit, illustrating the many dangers that theaters may hold -- featuring stories from our listeners! Attributions: Audio clip from ABCNews ...

Students and Staff Shed Hair in Support of Those In Need

Students and Staff Shed Hair in Support of Those In Need

By Kira Zizzo and Emily Wilson

March 5, 2020

This story was originally published on The Rock Newspaper on February 27, 2020....

Video: The Sky’s the Limit

Video: The Sky’s the Limit

By Nathan Fowler and Natalie McLaren

March 5, 2020

Flying model airplanes is a timeless childhood activity, but what happens when we grow up? LNN takes you above and beyond in this feature. This story was originally published on The Red Ledger on February 26, 2020....

Why do we still need Black History Month?

Why do we still need Black History Month?

By Ulaa Kuziez, Parkway West High School

March 3, 2020

Black History Month is celebrated every February as an homage to the contributions of African Americans who have shaped American history. This celebration was started in 1915 by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans leaders not only to celebrate achievements of African Americans,...

MHSNews | Boys Varsity Basketball Earns “Josh Merz Night” Win

MHSNews | Boys Varsity Basketball Earns “Josh Merz Night” Win

By Jackson Estwanick and Shyam Punnachalil

March 3, 2020

A "Senior Night" is an annual tradition that many MHS athletics and activities hold to honor their senior members. However, this year's boys varsity basketball team celebrated differently as they only had one senior on the roster, Josh Merz. This story was originally published on Marquette Messenger on February 28, 2020....

TidePod Season 2, Episode 8: Black History Month Discussion with BSU

TidePod Season 2, Episode 8: Black History Month Discussion with BSU

By TidePod Crew, Richard Montgomery High School - MD

March 3, 2020

In the eighth episode of the second season of the TidePod, we interviewed leadership members of RM's Black Student Union, or BSU, about Black History Month, which takes place during February. At RM, the BSU is one of the school’s most active and popular clubs. From Feb. 10-14, the club planned a spirit...

Students become the choreographer in YDC

Students become the choreographer in YDC

By Erin Quaid, York Community High School

March 3, 2020

Friday mornings, while most students are still at home getting ready for school or still asleep, York Dance Company members are in the black box studio by 6:45 a.m. getting ready to show off their best dance moves. York Dance Company (YDC) is a non-competitive dance group where students put in countless...

In Memory of Mo Ep3: School Staff

In Memory of Mo Ep3: School Staff

By Lara Craciun, Carlmont High School

March 3, 2020

 In this episode, we turn to Mo's trusted adults at Carlmont High School, which he attended. I interview Jake Messina, Mo's football coach. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on February 27, 2020....

Carlmont’s Heritage Fair celebrates diversity

Carlmont’s Heritage Fair celebrates diversity

By Andrew Ghazouli, Carlmont High School

March 3, 2020

This year's heritage fair featured a variety of performances that highlighted the vast cultures present in Carlmont's student body. The immersive experience enabled students to experience different parts of the world in a familiar and fun environment. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on Fe...

Sewing to success

By Brenna Batchelder and Haden Batchelder

March 2, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on February 20, 2020.

HOSA Surgical Simulators

By Bailey Christensen, Millard West High School

March 2, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on February 26, 2020.

H+ performance

By Natalie Eljamal and Annabelle Harshbarger

March 2, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on February 27, 2020.

Making It All Work

Making It All Work

By Meg Rees, North Allegheny Senior High School

February 28, 2020

Every large organization depends daily on staff who perform their work far from the spotlight.  Schools, of course, could not exist without teachers and administrators, but a closer look at how NASH runs reveals that it would be quite impossible to get anything done here were it not for certain district...

A striking talent

By Jenna Reynolds and Dana Summers

February 28, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on February 27, 2020.

Checking out the Grand Hotel

Checking out the Grand Hotel

By Alysa Spiro, McCallum High School

February 28, 2020

It’s 7:30 on a Thursday evening. The fluorescent lights of the McCallum Arts Center Theater dim into a foggy combination of reds and purples. A sudden hush falls over the crowd: whispers replaced with silent yet static anticipation. Suddenly, a limping, elderly doctor stumbles on stage. Music flares...

Oath of Enlistment

Oath of Enlistment

By Steven Reybein, North Allegheny Senior High School

February 27, 2020

This story was originally published on The Uproar on February 27, 2020.

ELS Basketball Game Brings School Together

ELS Basketball Game Brings School Together

By Peter Elliott, Lake Forest High School

February 26, 2020

Lake Forest hosted New Trier for the 24th annual ELS basketball game last Thursday, a game that once again proved to be one of the best all-school events of the year. Watch how it unfolded in this game recap produced by junior editor Peter Elliott. This story was originally published on The Forest ...

In Memory of Mo Ep2: The police

In Memory of Mo Ep2: The police

By Lara Craciun, Carlmont High School

February 25, 2020

 This is episode two on our mission to remember Mo. In this episode, I reach out to the Belmont Police Department to see what information we can get regarding this case. This story was originally published on Scot Scoop News on February 20, 2020....

Flying up in the music

By Annalise Smalley and Morgan Weir

February 24, 2020

This story was originally published on The Catalyst on January 30, 2020.

Theatricult Episode 2: The parts of production

Theatricult Episode 2: The parts of production

By Ruya Yaman, Carlmont High School

February 24, 2020

The production of any large show is a time of responsibility and pressure for anyone on the cast, orchestra, or crew. This episode elaborates on the various aspects of technical theater and how each of them is extremely essential to have a memorable show, featuring guest speakers from Carlmont H...

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

By Will Hanson, De Smet Jesuit High School

February 24, 2020

This story was originally published on The Mirror on February 21, 2020.

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