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Writing Center

Keke Nerwai, Staff writer

February 22, 2019


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Need help writing something? Well you can just ask the Writing Center for help. Every second half of 6th period bruin block in H228 Mr. McCabe’s classroom. Students go to Mr. McCabe’s room for help on writing. His advanced composition students are there as well to help other students with writin...

Track and Field Regionals

Deepika Sahoo, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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On January 13th and 14th, the Track and Field Regional meet will take place at the PG Sports and Learning Complex. Various LB Track and Field athletes will be competing in events against other athletes from the Occoquan Region. Wednesday will consist of Boys and Girls Pole Vault, Long Jump, Shot Put...

Science Fair

Maggie Reyes, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


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The results for this years Science Fair are in, and students are now preparing for the Regional Science Fair. Six projects placed first, three projects placed second and two projects placed third. Those placed in first and second proceed forward to the Regional Science Fair that will be held between ...

Moon Over Buffalo

Joseph Hughes, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019


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Said to be the theater department’s best production this year, “Moon Over Buffalo” is a farce, or comedy, coming to the Little Theater this week, from Feb. 20-23. The first performance will be a faculty-only performance at 4:00 pm on Feb. 20. The next next four showtimes are 7:30 pm on Thursday, 8:00 p...

Spring Sports Tryouts

Dominic LaNave, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Spring Sports are coming up, and that means the Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, and Outdoor Track seasons are upon us. Tryouts begin on Monday, February 18. All are free to tryout with 5 passing classes in the first semester. In addition, all who wish to tryout must have a tryout card. Tryout cards can be pi...

National Honor Society

Luke Kockler, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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On February 13 the National Honor Society will be having their annual inductions in the Little Theatre at 7PM. Inductees are expected to be there along with their families, however attendance is open to anyone who can celebrate their friends joining NHS. There will also be a guest speaker, Julie Evans...

Girls Varsity Basketball

Elisabeth Wasserman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


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Girls varsity basketball has had a great season with a record of 7-3. Last Friday they played against West Springfield and won 41-35, maintaining their high ranking of second in the district. Playoffs will be against Woodson tonight at 5:45 p.m. at home. Regionals are coming up next week....

Cross Country Trip to Bethlehem Pennsylvania

Lexie Scarber, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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The girls and boys cross country team traveled to Bethlehem Pennsylvania to race at the Lehigh University Paul Short Invitational. The invitational was a 5K on the college campus that is nestled in a mountainous region. The team arrived in Pennsylvania Thursday afternoon and ran at a national park and ...

PSAT

Dominic LaNave, Markos Ayele, Staff Writers

October 5, 2018


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The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is right around the corner. The test will take place on Wednesday, October 10. Depending on which grade you are in, this test has different meanings. All ninth graders will be taking the PSAT 8/9, which is a test built to ready them for the PSAT 10 that they ...

Socks for Change

Sean Evans, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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Starting Tuesday, October 9 a new campaign will begin. Its goal: Collect socks for the homeless. Socktober, as it’s being called by its organizers, is going to be a school-wide fundraiser to gather socks for the homeless shelters. The event was coordinated by Abby Williams in the middle school and the at...

Swim & Dive Team Interest Meeting

Luke Kockler, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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The swim & dive team will be having an interest meeting on October 2 to discuss information about the team and tryouts. Coach Liz Moore holding the meeting in room C106 from 3-4 PM. Attendance is recommended for anyone who wants to join the team for the upcoming winter season....

NSHS

Sean Evans, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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On September 9 the new National Spanish Honor Society held its first meeting. The lack of one in previous years encouraged the current officers to create a new Spanish service club. This new honor society will work to further the experience students have in and out of the Spanish classroom, from fie...