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Researching Colleges: Defining Your Own Values

Researching Colleges: Defining Your Own Values

Completing college applications is probably the most stressful part of high school. Students not only look for the materials needed to apply, but also look closely at themselves to figure…

Consider Costs: Don’t Have College Debt in 2050

Consider Costs: Don’t Have College Debt in 2050

Destroying squeals of joy and sighs of relief of those opening an acceptance letter, the exorbitant price of college poses an inescapable financial burden upon its prospective students. In deciding…

Tina Fey Lied to Us

Tina Fey Lied to Us

It was not until the last couple of days of winter break that I realized that I would once again be in school, drifting in and out of classes and…

On Diversity of Teachers in MCPS

On Diversity of Teachers in MCPS

On a typical Thursday morning at Richard Montgomery High School, my third period AP Statistics class is working on conditional probability. Although all of the students in my class are…

The Costs and Benefits of Turf Fields

The Costs and Benefits of Turf Fields

Even though many do not know it, turf fields are what injure athletes the most. As an athlete, I would have to say that I very much admire the turf…

The Purpose of Education in High School

The Purpose of Education in High School

You walk into class to see the board filled with unfamiliar terms. The bell rings and your teacher starts explaining all this new information, and you can’t help but think,…

MCPS Takes Long-Awaited Steps to Incorporate Modern Technology in Classrooms

MCPS Takes Long-Awaited Steps to Incorporate Modern Technology in Classrooms

Everyday, teens across the world attend school, bringing with them tools such as pencils, notebooks, and textbooks. A new decision in MCPS may add phones and tablets to this list. This…

The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

“Every vote counts” is a phrase we all have heard countless times. But do voters really believe that? During the 2014 elections, Anthony Brown (Democrat) and Larry Hogan (Republican) competed…