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First Fridays

First Fridays

Angel Higgs, Senior Staff Writer

May 28, 2015

As the weather starts to get a little warmer more people are spending some time outside. Leonardtown has found a way to help with this by holding special events on the first Friday of every month that all feature the businesses opening their doors to the public and letting people see what their stores...

“Affordable” College on its Way to the USA? Probably Not.

“Affordable” College on its Way to the USA? Probably Not.

Casey Bacon, Editor

May 14, 2015

“By the end of this decade, two in three job openings will require some higher education. Two in three. And yet, we still live in a country where too many bright, striving Americans are priced out of the education they need. It's not fair to them, and it's not smart for our future. That's why I am...

Costly Winter Weather

Costly Winter Weather

Marcus Williams, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2015

Around this time of year, school aged kids are praying for wintry weather to close their school systems to earn an extra day at home. This year, even the biggest of blizzard buffs got more than they have bargained for. With 16 winter storms for this year alone, coupled with record lows across the country,...

Holiday Crafts for Your Family and Friends

Holiday Crafts for Your Family and Friends

Valerie Gregorio, Senior Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

It is that time of year again, families and friends. As the holidays comes around the corner, people everywhere are doing last minute shopping, , and spending time with family and friends. If you are running out of money or you want to get a little creative for your gifts, here are some  craft ideas...

Death with Dignity

Death with Dignity

Casey Bacon, Junior Staff Editor

December 9, 2014

“… Men at some times are the masters of their fates./ The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars/ But in ourselves…” Shakespeare’s grandiloquent and sage words written over four hundred years ago about the matter of destiny being within the reach of our own control, not some abstract, uncontrollable...

Helping the Hungry

SCA students helping to promote Harvest for the Hungry

Marcus Williams, Senior Staff Writer

September 29, 2014

You probably have noticed cans and boxes around your classrooms labeled “Harvest for the Hungry” recently. It’s that time of year again where the SCA, led by Mr. Byrnes, accepts donations from students to send to food banks around St. Mary’s County. This harvest helps those in community who struggle...

St. Mary’s College Holds Poetry Workshop for High School Students

Sophomore Kate Cognard-Black writes a poem at the poetry workshop.

Allison Guy, Sophomore Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

On September 17, St. Mary’s College of Maryland held a poetry workshop open to all high school students. Six students from Leonardtown attended, and students from Great Mills and Chopticon attended as well. At the workshop, which took place during the school day, students were asked to write an ekphrastic...

Leonardtown High School Clubs

Photo Credit: Tia LaPore
If you want to become a member of the Thespian Society, you should get involved in the school plays, such as last year’s show, Little Women the Musical.

Julianna Bennett and Allison Guy, Sophomore Staff Writers

September 15, 2014

Leonardtown High School offers a variety of clubs to serve many people’s interests. If you’re new here or just want to know what clubs are available, here is a list of clubs as well as information about them. Read More »...

Welcome Mrs. Douglas to Leonardtown High School!

Welcome Mrs. Douglas to Leonardtown High School!

Jessica Trumpower, Senior Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Mrs. Douglas came here to work with an older group of kids this summer. Mrs. Douglas plans to help out each student which is to meet up with each of them and get an action plan going with the students.  During Mrs.Douglas’s free time, she likes to exercise and read books.  Mrs. Douglas spent her...

A Caged Beast: A look into the Life of a Marine Radio Operator, and the Military Life in Perspective

Marines at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Base 	(Photo Courtesy of www.

Ryan Morgan, Senior Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

To be called upon to serve is, by right, an action that should be regarded with the highest esteem of honor. For whatever reasons that might come to motivate one to forsake the life of comforts for the cramped, impersonal, life in the barracks, there should be some level of respect. It is often easy...

Amanda Knox: Three Strikes You’re Out

Image from The Guardian

Jessica Brown, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

November 2, 2007 started out as an average day in Perugia, Italy, but as the day turned, the quiet town would soon become a center for media, police and international bickering. That night British college student Meredith Kercher was found dead; her throat had been slashed and left bare in an Italian...

New Jersey Boardwalk Fire: Tragedy Strikes Again

Photo Credit: ABC News

Kyle O' Rear, Sophomore Staff Writer

September 25, 2013

What happened, recently, in New Jersey was a tragic event: a fire, burning up more than half of the Boardwalk in New Jersey, terrified civilians and destroyed many shops and stores. This story seems even worse when you realize that this boardwalk has been freshly rebuilt from the super storm that attacked...

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