New bill calls for healthier food options in Montgomery County vending machines

Angela Wang, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Food, Government and Politics, MoCo News, Recent Posts, School News, Student Life

Amidst recent research revealing that over 25 percent of children in Montgomery County are overweight, the Montgomery County Council is considering a proposal that would require at least 50 percentage of items in vending machines on...

The Bromance: Barack Obama and Joe Biden

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics

The Obama and Biden bromance has once again showed itself. On January 12th, 44th President Barack Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden by awarding him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor....

In midst of election, Obama announces agenda for last 70 days in office

Staff Writer, Nina Todd

November 30, 2016

Filed under Government and Politics, Recent Posts

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the general election, placing him next in line for the Oval Office. Amidst all the emotion across America that night, one thing happened that is likely to change the dy...

School counselor David Gysberts runs for re-election

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

Mr. David Scott Gysberts, school counselor at Poolesville High School and former mayor of Hagerstown ran for reelection this fall. Gysberts is originally from Hagerstown and graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1995....

Presidential election leaves many Americans unsatisfied

Emma Bentz, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

Filed under Government and Politics, Recent Posts

The American people are dissatisfied with the front runners in the 2016 presidential election. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll puts both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump as the least popul...

Issues in election affect high school students

Nina Todd, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under Government and Politics, Recent Posts

During this presidential election cycle, citizens have been inundated with controversy and drama. But, why should high schoolers who cannot yet vote pay attention or even care? By the next election, 20 million of current high scho...

The new Syrian truce: broken again?

Minjee Jung, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

A new truce has been brokered on September 12, between the US and Russia over Syria’s ongoing war. Syria’s five-year civil war has killed over 250,000 people and left more than 11 million others without a home or a place to go...

Environmental issues heat up in the presidential election

Alyssa Dinh, staff writer

October 21, 2016

Filed under Government and Politics

While most elections are dominated by economic and social issues, the 2016 presidential election could mark the first time climate change may make a significant difference.   While candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald ...

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