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Welcome to the Assignment Desk. We'll play the role of editor. You be the reporter. This month's topic is Protests in Sports. Send us your coverage of how local teams, the athletes and coaches, are reacting to President Trump's recent tweets and the professional sports response. Come back at the end of the month for a sampling of the great work students journalists did. Submit now using the Assignment Desk category.
A life in limbo

A life in limbo

September 29, 2017

And then there was Hope

And then there was Hope

September 26, 2017

From Teacher to Student and Back Again
Kicking history into new heights
A day in the life of a ‘Lunch Lady’
Life On Screen

Life On Screen

Katie Felton, Lovejoy High School

A typical day for 12-year-old Bryce Gheisar starts out on the set of Disney Channel’s “Walk The Prank” where he first gets food from the breakfast buffet, then goes...

October 19, 2017

Tunneling under Capitol Hill: My adventure interning for Congressman Hastings

Tunneling under Capitol Hill: My adventure interning for Congressman Hastings

Kelsey Ward, Linganore High School

Do you think that the government doesn’t work? It is very easy to believe this with the headlines that appear in the news every day. However, I think that I might have a...

October 19, 2017

Senior creates community service project

Senior creates community service project

Eliza Benyaminova, Mayfield High School

Andrea Melaragno takes time out of her day to help the community, single handedly starting an event to support residents’ in domestic violence shelters. A couple years...

October 18, 2017

Taking it off

Taking it off

Shareen Basyari, Southwest Career and Technical Academy

I felt a sharp pain in my right ear on the first day of school, watching lips move but not hearing a sound. Later when I got home, I found a crusty layer of dry discharge...

October 17, 2017

The drawbacks of tolerance

The drawbacks of tolerance

Ximena Bejarano, Starr's Mill High School

In a vast world like ours, there is no doubt that every individual possesses traits that make him or her unique. An array of differences among our population, whether they...

October 17, 2017

Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Hannah Hoffmann, Parkway West High School

For sophomore Vickey Karl, summer meant memorizing six pages of music on a vibraphone and learning her performance part for the 2017-2018 season of band. Summer also brought...

October 16, 2017

Yes, Trump has done something good

Yes, Trump has done something good

Katherine Sylvester, Walt Whitman High School

President Trump launched a war with the media, and he’s made sure we all know it. Americans have become well acquainted with his many Twitter rants and never-ending claims...

October 12, 2017

I am a Musician: Nehalem Chudnoff

I am a Musician: Nehalem Chudnoff

Yvanna Reyes, Sycamore High School

See the video and more from the series here. 

October 11, 2017

9/15/17: A City Divided

9/15/17: A City Divided

October 10, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 15, white police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of first-degree murder charges...

When you’re the child of a rabbi, who are you?

When you’re the child of a rabbi, who are you?

October 10, 2017

The already difficult pressures of being a teenager can be even greater when you have to meet the expectations...

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

October 9, 2017

On Sept. 13, the San Juan Hills High School athletic trainers held a presentation for football players...

This is ‘It’, the horror triumph of the year

This is ‘It’, the horror triumph of the year

October 5, 2017

The 2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s classic blood-soaked thriller novel 'It' hit theaters on September...

Senior creates community service project

Senior creates community service project

Eliza Benyaminova, Mayfield High School

Andrea Melaragno takes time out of her day to help the community, single handedly starting an event to support residents’ in domestic violence shelters. A couple years...

October 18, 2017

Recent Features Stories

Spotlight: Vickey Karl

When you’re the child of a rabbi, who are you?

A life in limbo

Senior calls for old phones in zoo challenge

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9/15/17: A City Divided

9/15/17: A City Divided

Noah Brown, Clayton High School

On Friday, Sept. 15, white police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of first-degree murder charges brought against him after he killed Anthony Lamar Smith in a car chase...

October 10, 2017

Recent News Stories

Students react to verdict in Stockley trial

Wild hawk spotted devouring squirrel on Quad

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

Students watch eclipse outside of school

Life On Screen

Life On Screen

Katie Felton, Lovejoy High School

A typical day for 12-year-old Bryce Gheisar starts out on the set of Disney Channel’s “Walk The Prank” where he first gets food from the breakfast buffet, then goes...

October 19, 2017

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

This is ‘It’, the horror triumph of the year

Misty Copeland: Struggle, success, and pointe shoes

“Orange is the New Black” is also the Color of Success for alumni Heather Jeng Bladt

“13 Reasons Why”: Important conversations parents should be having with their children

Tunneling under Capitol Hill: My adventure interning for Congressman Hastings

Tunneling under Capitol Hill: My adventure interning for Congressman Hastings

Kelsey Ward, Linganore High School

Do you think that the government doesn’t work? It is very easy to believe this with the headlines that appear in the news every day. However, I think that I might have a...

October 19, 2017

Recent Opinions Stories

Taking it off

The drawbacks of tolerance

Yes, Trump has done something good

The 1989 Chevy Pickup

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Football Program Reevaluates Concussion Education for Players

Olivia Fu and Kate Finman, San Juan Hills High School

On Sept. 13, the San Juan Hills High School athletic trainers held a presentation for football players about head injuries, in recognition of National Concussion Awareness...

October 9, 2017

Recent Sports Stories

From the sideline to the spotlight

475 Days

A little glove in your heart

Boys tennis team serving up high expectations

Showcasing great student journalism from members of the SNO Network
Showcasing great student journalism from members of the SNO Network