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  • Donate your old sneakers outside the main office from now until April 22.

  • The 2017 talent show is this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.

  • The deadline for contributions to the Senior Project is April 15. Go to B-212 during 5th period with any questions.

  • Seniors: Sign up for JostenRenaissance.com to order graduation announcements and accessories. Use code CBS349.

  • The media center is looking for poetry submissions during April. Stop by the media center for more info.

Feb. 21 Sports Recap

Feb. 21 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin
February 23
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey The Vikings hockey team defeated the South River Seahawks 6–1 Tuesday in the state quarterfinals. For the second game in a row, junior captain Tiger Björnlund kicked off the game sinking the first goal of the match five minutes into the first period. The Seahawks matched the Vikings with...

Feb. 17 Sports Recap

Feb. 17 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, and Ben Levin
February 20
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey crushes Northern in preliminary round of playoffs; boys and girls basketball finish off their seasons with wins against Paint Branch on senior night

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Feb. 14 Sports Recap

Feb. 14 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
February 17
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (14–5) destroyed the Heights School Tuesday night in a game where nearly every player scored. The Vikes started out strong, jumping to a 25–6 lead. The team poured on another 27 points in the second quarter and never looked back from there. Guard ...

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

Indoor track team sprints their way through counties and regionals

By Ezra Pine
February 15
Filed under Sports, Winter

The indoor track team competed at regionals Feb. 9 in Landover, Maryland with the boy’s team placing ninth out of 16 teams and the girl’s team placing 10th out of 14.

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Feb. 13 Sports Recap

Feb. 13 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball falls to Holy Child despite late comeback

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Feb. 10 Sports Recap

Feb. 10 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball obliterates Wootton behind Abby Meyers’ 24 points; boys basketball takes down Wootton with ease

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Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

Cheerleading captures second at CH Flowers invitational

By Joey Squeri
February 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

In their last competition of the year, the cheerleading team captured second place at the Charles H. Flowers invitational Feb. 4, competing in the advanced varsity section of the meet.

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Feb. 7 Sports Recap

Feb. 7 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin
February 8
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball takes down RM as Abby Meyers becomes leading scorer at Whitman; boys basketball's comeback falls short in loss to RM

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Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

Poms places first at Counties, will likely move up a division

By Carolyn Price
February 7
Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

Poms placed first in division three at the county tournament on Saturday for the second year in a row, increasing the likelihood that the team will move up to division two next year. Senior captain Mikela McMahon won the first place captain’s award. Counties, which is the highest level of competition for MCPS pom...

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

Feb. 3 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin, Sam Shiffman, and Ben Levin
February 6
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey drops tight game against B-CC with playoff hopes on the edge; girls basketball outlasts Churchill in closest division game of the year; boys basketball struggles to garner any offense in loss to Churchill

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Jan. 28 Sports Recap

Jan. 28 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber
February 1
Filed under Sports, Winter

The wrestling team (5–7) rolled over the Gaithersburg Trojans 63–12 but succumbed to the Springbrook Blue Devils 55–20 in last Saturday’s tri-meet.

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Jan. 27 Sports Recap

Jan. 27 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin, Sam Shiffman, and Amy Nankin
January 30
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball escapes B-CC with one point victory despite Sanson's injury; girls basketball takes down B-CC despite sloppy start; hockey blows out QO

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