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SAT Vs. ACT

Cassie Gass, Senior Student Life

October 16, 2015


Filed under College and Career, Student Life

SAT, Scholastic Aptitude Test, and ACT, American College Testing, are both tests that you take before you enter college, with the intent to reflect how prepared you are for that leap. The SAT is older than the ACT, though, so some schools still only accept the former. When it comes to studying for th...

It’s All About the Money

It’s All About the Money

Rebecca Sachs, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2013


Filed under School News

Now that college acceptance letters have finally come out, many seniors are finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. However, now that they no longer have to face the fear of rejection, seniors are left to face another issue entirely: how to pay for college. Today, the College Board reports that the...

George Mason University

George Mason University

Rebecca Sachs, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2012


Filed under College Profiles, Top Stories

Name: George Mason University Where: Fairfax, Virginia Mascot: Patriots Colors: Green and Gold Campus Size: 21,900 Girl-Guy Ratio: 51.5% girls, 48.5% guys Student-Teacher Ratio: 16:1 Average Class Size: 20-49 students Average SAT Score: Critical Reading: 510-620, Math: 520-630 Average ACT Score:...

So You Want to Go to College…

So You Want to Go to College…

Rebecca Sachs and Grace Millerick, Editor-in-Chief and Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2012


Filed under School News, Top Stories

Are you interested in applying to colleges, but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn about scholarships, recommendation letters, or the SAT? These questions can be answered by Ms. Haverkamp or Mrs. Toombs in the Career Center, located across from the main office in the lobby. Juniors and...

Don’t Rain on My Parade

Don’t Rain on My Parade

Alex Theriot, Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2012


Filed under School News, Top Stories

Students from around the county gathered at the Hollywood Firehouse for the annual St. Mary’s College Fair on Tuesday. Seniors and juniors alike questioned representatives from numerous colleges located up and down the east coast. Junior Michelle Wood said “It was great to be able to talk to representatives...

What Are Graduating Seniors Going to Miss About Being Kids?

What Are Graduating Seniors Going to Miss About Being Kids?

Abigail Crosby, Senior Student Life Writer

May 17, 2012


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

On May 31st at 6:00 PM, Leonardtown High School’s class of 2012 will graduate and begin a new chapter in their lives. They will join the work force, start college, or do both, and will begin to learn how to live on their own and think for themselves. Most are excited for the upcoming opportunity...

Spring Break and College Visits

Spring Break and College Visits

Kendra Spalding and Annabelle Harvey, Junior Student Life and School News writers

April 20, 2012


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

When people hear spring break, their minds automatically drift to the beaches and relaxation. However, for many students at Leonardtown High School, spring break is a perfect time to go on college visits. Many stay along the east coast and others travel all across the country to explore what different...

Feel the Teal: Univeristy of North Carolina at Wilmington

Feel the Teal: Univeristy of North Carolina at Wilmington

Sophomore Sports Writer Jenna Hall and Junior Sports Writer Shannon Byrnes

January 10, 2012


Filed under College Profiles, Top Stories

Looking for a college to go to? You don’t know anything about UNC-W? Wondering maybe or why bother? This will help you with your decision. UNC Wilmington opened its doors on September 4th, 1947 as Wilmington College. At this time UNC was a junior college, offering freshman-level courses to nearly...

Boise State University

Boise State University

Megan Luppino, Alexis Ayon, Sophomore Arts and Entertainment Reviews Writer, Sophomore Op. Ed. Writer

October 30, 2011


Filed under College Profiles

Boise State, home of the Broncos, is mostly known for their very popular football team; it is a very patriotic and proud University. Other sports that are offered at this college are Women’s Golf, Wrestling, Swimming and Diving, and Volleyball. The athletic department is very wide, there’s a sport...

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