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Limericks and Haikus

Limericks and Haikus

Graham Wilson, Senior Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


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Pre-school poetry That’s what I’m writing for you I’m so so sorry   I give it my best Effort without the results Killing self-esteem   Making baby steps The deeper I try to dive The better it gets   No longer pre-school First grade poems blossoming...

Poverty Awareness: Countering The Effects of Poverty in Maryland

Poverty Awareness: Countering The Effects of Poverty in Maryland

Laura Conway, Sophomore Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


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Poverty is substantially seen throughout the globe affecting millions in our own country. This issue includes basic life necessities not being met. As of 2017, 9.7% of Maryland’s population lives in poverty, that is 567,715 people. A fellow Global International Studies student Rhea Brown and I are creating a c...

Membean

Membean

Rhea Brown, Sophomore Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


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It’s Sunday night, around 11 pm. You’ve finally finished all your homework, after what felt like hours of stress and exhaustion. As you relax in bed scrolling through social media, you get a text. It reads “have you done your membean?” Panic rushes through your body as you come to the chillin...

2019: New Beginnings

2019: New Beginnings

Emily Carpenter, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

The new year elicits a sense of fondness towards the previous sentiments of the year prior. One tends to reflect back on the behaviors and experiences of last year in order to build closer relationships with themselves and others. All of the reminiscence of the past begs the question of “how can I im...

New York Diversity

New York Diversity

Rhea Brown, Sophomore Staff Writers

January 3, 2019


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As said by the great Alicia Keys, in the modern masterpiece “Empire State of Mind,” “Concrete jungles where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do now you’re in New York! These streets will make you feel brand new, big lights will inspire you. Now you’re in New York.” After ...

Urban vs. Suburban Life

Urban vs. Suburban Life

Laura Conway, Sophomore Staff Writers

January 3, 2019


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The difference between urban and suburban life is seen especially when comparing our hometown in Saint Mary’s County, Maryland to New York City, New York. This past Thursday the Global International Studies program that I take part in took an exciting field trip to visit the Big Apple. As we walked thr...

Mid Yearitis

Mid Yearitis

Nylasia Kelly, Senior Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


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Are you noticing yourself slipping a bit? Maybe starting to stress a little? Pushing deadlines later even when you can make them? It’s common around this time, the coming of 2nd quarter to be exact. You’re experiencing a semi-overwhelming feeling that causes you to enter a lazy, careless mode, wh...

Technology: Then vs. Now

Technology: Then vs. Now

Markayla Hollins, Sophomore Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


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As we keep moving forward technology keeps changing and changing and getting bigger and better! Some of us humans in this generation have become very connected and dependent on the internet and phone. Technology basically runs our life from phones, computers, even tablets. Back many generations ago, many...

The Importance of Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health

Emily Carpenter, Junior Staff Writer

January 3, 2019


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Last week, the school briefly celebrated mental health and the importance of confronting what may prove to be an uncomfortable feat that contains self reflection and a battle that no one else recognizes. Mental health is of primary concern for teens in today’s society, and appears in many forms that ...

Social Media and Its Effect on Mental Health

Social Media and Its Effect on Mental Health

Graham Wilson, Senior Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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It’s very hard to find a teenager nowadays who does not participate in some form of social media. With so many different platforms and constant notifications and updates, social media has become an integral part of life for many of America’s youth. While these websites connect people and allow for th...

Avenue Disc Dog Show

Avenue Disc Dog Show

Kate McKay and Peyton Island

December 19, 2018


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On November 19th, the school was treated with a delightful show by the Avenue Disc Dogs. Leonardtown High School teacher Adam Cropper’s hardwork and love for his dogs makes this more than just a show; it's an experience. We caught up with Cropper to learn about his journey to disc dog stardom. Croppe...

The Virus Between Us

The Virus Between Us

Kennedy Walker, Sophomore Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


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As the coldest days approach and the start of winter is upon us, I ask of you kind classmates and teachers to get your backpacks armed with bottles of hand sanitizers, wipes, and a stash of easy to access tissues. Let's face it people, we are in tight quarters, and those pesky germs are sometimes the o...

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