• News
    Concussions: It’s a No-Brainer

    This year is the first in which Montgomery County schools have established mandatory baseline concussion testing for...

  • Opinion
    Senior Year Ain’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

    When I got to high school, almost everyone told me that senior year was going to be a breeze. The common belief is that senior year work is limited and doesn’t matter. Unfortunately, that isn’t true. In fact, it is quite the opposite. Juniors may have SATs and ACTs and PSATs to worry about, but senior...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Game of the Week: Give Up

    Sometimes the only way to win is to lose. Such is the case in the flash game, Give Up, a fun little platformer that puts you in the shoes of a test subject being forced to do a rigorous obstacle course for the amusement of a computer, named Tasselfoot. In Give Up,...

  • News
    Top 10 Things You Need to Know About the Syrian Crisis

      When the Arab Spring, a series of revolutions against dictatorship, riots and civil wars began in December 2010, they spread rapidly throughout the Middle East, beginning in Tunisia and eventually spreading to Syria in March 2011. While some of the authoritarian regimes toppled as a result of the civil revolts and...

  • News
    Local News Update: Navy Yard Update

      This story is a summary of events that took place at the Navy Yard on Sept. 16. Sources are cited at the end of the article. Tragedy struck close to home Monday morning as the D.C area experienced another mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, resulting in the loss of 12...

  • Opinion
    Opinion Blast: Senior Year Ain’t Done Yet

    Most seniors are slaving over college applications and the incessant piles of homework, but recently, my friends have started talking about the monumental senior year events: homecoming, prom and graduation. While I like thinking about the future, all my friends seem to be planning for their first year of college as if senior year is already...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Game Of The Week: Cookie Clicker

    Cookie Clicker is a free flash game where you click a cookie… to get more cookies. The...

  • Feature
    Student Profile: Joe Kappeler

    As he rounds off his last year, senior Joe Kappeler has built an impressive resume in S*T*A*G*E....

  • Opinion
    Opinion Blast: Pokémon X & Y

    After 17 years, five generations, 20 games and 649 other creatures, the newest version of Pokémon is about to be released on Oct. 12. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade and a half, Pokémon is a turn-based strategy game from Nintendo. In the game, you take on the...

  • Feature
    Student Profile: Ivanna Barrientos

    A notable cast member currently in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is senior Ivanna Barrientos. Her character, Hermia, wants to be...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Website of the Week: PlaylisTunes

    There is more to the music industry than popular artists such as Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber. Don’t act like the music these days isn’t repetitive and boring, the same songs play on the radio over and over.  That’s where PlaylisTunes comes in. This site has tons of music on demand and huge playlists, all for free....

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