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Students show pride, attend LGBTQ+ parade and march

Students show pride, attend LGBTQ+ parade and march

By Mira Dwyer
June 16, 2017
Filed under National, News, Showcase

A sea of rainbow flooded the streets of D.C. as thousands attended the Capital Pride Parade June 10 and the Equality March for Unity and Pride June 11 in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Weekly news roundup: June 4-11

Weekly news roundup: June 4-11

By Julie Rosenstein
June 12, 2017
Filed under National, News

1. Two Northwest High School seniors were shot dead June 5, the day before their school’s graduation. Read more here.  2. A Bethesda was man stabbed after getting into a car that he thought was an Uber. Read more here.  3. Senior lunch passes are now available to rising seniors! Seniors who...

Weekly news round-up: April 2

Weekly news round-up: April 2

By Matthew Farr
April 2, 2017
Filed under National, News

This weekend was a little quieter on some levels than previous weeks. Nevertheless, here are some of the most important stories from the past week:

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Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

Countywide anti-Semitic incidents spark solidarity

By Pearl Sun
March 28, 2017
Filed under Local, National, News

There have been multiple anti-Semitic incidents throughout the county in the past month, including a bomb threat called into Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville Feb. 27 and a hate crime March 2 at Winston Churchill High School.

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Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

Little-known national sports rule sidelines hijabi player, spotlights confusion

By Camille Caldera
March 23, 2017
Filed under Local, National, News

Members of the Watkins Mill girls basketball team were excited to play in a March 3 regional finals basketball game, the culmination of their season. During the game, coaches attempted to ensure that every girl had a chance to showcase her skills, and they all did—except for junior Je’Nan Hayes.

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Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

Rockville High School becomes national focus after alleged rape

By Mary Dimitrov and Jennah Haque
March 22, 2017
Filed under National, News, Uncategorized

Rockville High School garnered national attention from the White House and major news outlets after an alleged rape involving one female and two males, startling the Rockville and greater MCPS community and calling into question Maryland’s sanctuary status for immigrants. The two suspected students,...

Weekly news round-up: March 20

Weekly news round-up: March 20

By Matthew Farr
March 20, 2017
Filed under National, News

Last week had a large variety of news. Here are some of the top stories that we saw:

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Weekly news round-up: March 12

Weekly news round-up: March 12

By Matthew Farr
March 12, 2017
Filed under National, News

This week there was a wide variety of interesting news from the US and around the world. Here are the top stories we saw from the past week:

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Weekly news round-up: March 5

Weekly news round-up: March 5

By Matthew Farr
March 5, 2017
Filed under National, News

So some news happened this past week. Here are the top stories:

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Weekly news round-up: Feb. 26

Weekly news round-up: Feb. 26

By Matthew Farr
February 26, 2017
Filed under National, News

This week was a draining one for news in the U.S. and around the world. Here are some of the top stories:

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Senior David Rekhtman 1 of 40 finalists in national science competition

Senior David Rekhtman 1 of 40 finalists in national science competition

By Allie Lerner
February 23, 2017
Filed under National, News, School

While it’s common for students to have internships, most students only get to shadow doctors or scientists. But, during his two-year internship in the National Cancer Institute at NIH, senior David Rekhtman completed a 16-page report on two ways to induce an immune response toward cancer cells.

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New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

New supreme court nominee generates varying student responses

By Lily Jacobson
February 22, 2017
Filed under Local, National, News

Students had a wide range of reactions to President Trump’s recent nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Jan. 31. His nomination marks the second straight Supreme Court nominee with significant connections to Montgomery County after President Obama’s nominee, Bethesda resident Merrick Garland.

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