The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

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Student artist Jocelyn Ortiz perseveres through roadblocks in her art career

Taylor Helfer, staff writer May 26, 2023

Through the strokes of a pencil and the dashes of paint, senior Jocelyn Ortiz has created a vibrant world of color although filled with many challenges. Through learning from her teacher Stephanie...

Captains Playhouse presents unforgettable performance of “Almost Maine”

Alexis Shugars and Jevonte Herron March 31, 2023

Loudoun County’s drama department put on an outstanding performance of “Almost Maine” on February 16-18. This Valentine's Day themed production tells the story of nine different couples within the...

End the stigma against blue collar jobs

unsigned editorial and March 31, 2023

The US labor market has a problem. While we constantly push high schoolers to pursue higher education and positions we deem honorable, such as doctor or lawyer, we forget the career options that support...

A Look into Parasociality: Katherine Garvey wins Gold Key Award for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Cat Pizzarello, Managing Editor March 31, 2023

“It's the idea of thinking about peering into someone’s life,” said junior Katherine Garvey, in response to the meaning behind her art that won an honorable award through the Scholastic Art &...

Search for the Best Local Environmentally Friendly Restaurant

Taylor Helfer, staff writer March 31, 2023

As the world ages and we continue to create new technologies that harm the Earth, implementing environmentally friendly practices is more important than ever. These local restaurants help by sourcing their...

Armes continues being involved in sports in his kids’ little league teams. 
Armes continues being involved in sports in his kids’ little league teams. Picture courtesy of Matthew Armes.


Cat Pizzarello, Managing Editor March 31, 2023

Name & Title: Ryan Dearman, Math Teacher Sport: Football, Wrestling, and Baseball Jersey Number: 62 (Football) Favorite Memory: Dearman says he and a wrestler from another school were rivals...

looking ahead: important upcoming dates

Rachel Edgar, staff writer March 31, 2023

SCHOOL CALENDAR March 21 - Women's summit March 24 - End of 3rd quarter March 27 - Student holiday March 28 - FIRST DAY OF QUARTER 4 March 31 - Spring pep-rally   April 3-7 -...

looking ahead: student life calendar

Maisy Davies, staff writer March 31, 2023

UPCOMING EVENTS   Downtown Leesburg Events Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival (April 15) Keep Leesburg Beautiful (all throughout the month of April) Community Service Event Leesburg’s...

Where Does Our Recycling Go?

Where Does Our Recycling Go?

Liberty Harrison, Editor-in-chief March 31, 2023

Recycling: how to do it, the benefits and negatives, how to raise awareness and increase participation.   Above us, a complicated network of national, state, local and school specific goals,...

School pool opens back up

Hannah Winegar, staff writer March 31, 2023

Great news for students and the former swim team has just been announced: the pool on top of the school’s roof has recently been re-opened for student use. In the coming month of April, students will...

XFL came back and it’s quite different

Alexa Sterner, staff writer March 31, 2023

This year the XFL announced they are starting their season right after the Super Bowl. Last year after the NFL season, the USFL started back up again, and personally, it was bad and the whole game was...

Sidebar: How you can help the earth

Alexa Sterner, staff writer March 31, 2023

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