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View our Quarter 2 PDF!

February 25, 2022

Our January 2022 PDF issue is live online. You can view it here: https://issuu.com/countychronicle/docs/pdf_version_of_q2_pdf_issue_january_2022 Keep alert for the PRINT edition of our Quarter 3 issue,...

The OWL Podcast: Juan Pojo Garcia

Liberty Harrison and Olivia DeWan January 28, 2022

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Senior Molly Seventko puts her extra snack bag in the snack bin at the end of her lunch block. After C lunch, the bin is nearly full.

New Snack Bins Ensure Leftover Food Doesn’t Go To Waste

Maggie Sheridan, Editor December 17, 2021

As PEER advisor and Culinary Arts teacher Dorene Kuebler was collecting trash during Lunch on the Lawn, she noticed many students taking their unopened snack bags, and instead of eating any or saving...

Bumpy road ahead as government shutdown dread looms

Daniel Delargy, staff writer December 17, 2021

  A government shutdown looms as Democrats fight against partisans to pass Biden’s spending agenda. This is a familiar scene for legislators as the December month has historically been a...

New round tables are folded up to begin cleaning at the end of the day. These tables make it much easier for the custodians to get around and mop as well as clean surfaces.

Cafeteria Table Change Causes Mixed Reaction Amongst Students

Maggie Sheridan, Editor December 17, 2021

On Tuesday, November 30, when students walked into the cafeteria for lunch, they were all surprised to find the usual long tables were no longer there. Instead, they were greeted with an assortment...

SCA Showcases Club Holiday Trees

SCA Showcases Club Holiday Trees

Michaela Scott, Editor December 17, 2021

In honor of the holiday season, the Student Council Association has put together an arrangement of Evergreen trees outside the cafeteria. The clubs that took charge of decorating the five trees are...

Opinion: The Christmas creep: how early is too early?

Evelyn Kuzminski, layout editor December 17, 2021

Disclaimer: When I use the term “holiday,” and any derivatives thereof, I mean it in regards to the generic, secular, and often heavily commercialized winter holiday season. Hanukkah, Advent, and other...

Opinion: Top 5 Christmas Movies

Daniel Delargy, staff writer December 17, 2021

As the holiday break quickly approaches, we have an increased opportunity for free time. Given this, if you don't want to be stuck watching the same stale holiday specials during break, check out this...

Senior Field Hockey Athletes Reflect On Making Program History

Michaela Scott, Editor December 16, 2021

Field hockey became an official sport in Loudoun County Public Schools during 2016, and within five years the varsity squad at LCHS made school history by taking their team all the way to the state...

PEER Presents Paws Up For Positivity

PEER Presents Paws Up For Positivity

Michaela Scott, Editor December 7, 2021

During the month of November, PEER made it their initiative to host a school-wide event to promote World Kindness Day. They called it Paws Up For Positivity, which was the slogan for lunch on the lawn...

Thanksgiving Moves Toward Normal

Thanksgiving Moves Toward Normal

Cat Pizzarello and Evelyn Kuzminski November 30, 2021

Stop-and-go traffic and inclement weather are infamous for hampering holiday travel. Last year, that list expanded to include restrictions and health risks surrounding COVID. But with a lower case...

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