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Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 13-17

Weekly News Roundup: Nov. 13-17

By Julie Rosenstein

November 18, 2017

Looking for easy Thanksgiving recipes? Check out these simple recipes:

Former MCCPTA Treasurer charged with embezzlement of $39,000 from organization

By Matthew Proestel

November 13, 2017

County prosecutors charged former Montgomery County Council of PTAs Treasurer Lisa Betts with the embezzlement of $39,000 from the MCCPTA. Her plea hearing in the case is set to take place Nov. 17.

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Cheer team places fifth in county championship

Cheer team places fifth in county championship

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 11, 2017

The cheer team didn’t  place in the Division 2 county championship Oct. 28. Blake High School took third place, Churchill placed second, and Sherwood High School placed first in the competition.

Golf team wins state championship

Golf team wins state championship

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 11, 2017

The golf team won the state championship Oct. 25, beating rivals the Churchill Bulldogs by two strokes in the semifinal and seven in the final.

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Remembering the DC sniper attacks 15 years later: students, parents, teachers look back

Remembering the DC sniper attacks 15 years later: students, parents, teachers look back

By Thomas Mande

November 13, 2017

It was 15 years ago when the first shot was fired at 5:20 p.m. on Oct. 2, 2002, sailing through the window of a Michaels Craft Store in Aspen Hill, Maryland. Just over an hour later, James Martin, a middle-aged program analyst, was fatally shot in the parking lot of a Shoppers Food Warehouse grocery store in Glenmont, becoming the first victim.

Top 3: Students dine in at diners

Top 3: Students dine in at diners

By Abbi Audas

November 11, 2017

With several local diners operating in the early morning or with 24 hour service, students don’t have to worry finding a place to satisfy their cravings. Many diners keep the classics on their menus, but still update their selection  to keep up with trendy, new items for loyal customers. Here are the three top diners in the Bethesda area to stop at day and night.  

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Perspective: The downside of repealing DACA

Perspective: The downside of repealing DACA

By Anjali Jha and Maeve Trainor

November 10, 2017

Pro-Con: Raise the minimum wage to $15

By Ivy Xun and Katherine Sylvester

November 6, 2017

Montgomery County will vote on bill 28-17 which would raise the minimum wage from $11.50 to $15 an hour...

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Your scholarship money may not save you money

Your scholarship money may not save you money

By Hannah Feuer

November 4, 2017

This student’s experience is not uncommon: 50 percent of colleges replace their financial aid money that doesn’t need to be repaid with students’ scholarship money, in a practice known as scholarship displacement, according to a survey by the National Scholarship Providers Organization.

Give the WNBA the recognition it deserves

Give the WNBA the recognition it deserves

By Sydney Miller

October 30, 2017

This issue is bigger than just my personal experiences. Society in general writes off women’s sports too easily, even after almost half a century since the 1972 passage of Title IX.

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