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Food trends over the years

Vivian Lun, staff writer May 28, 2024

Did you know our beloved fast food chains like McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts, and Burger King, only became popular in the 50’s? Turns out, fast food is just one of many food trends that popped up over...

Bonnie White Keyes (then Bonnie White) poses for her 10th grade photo, which appears in the 1960 edition of the Lord Loudoun yearbook.

Perspectives: interview with Bonnie White Keyes (1958-1960)

Dylan Keyes, staff writer May 27, 2024

For the school's 70th anniversary, Dylan Keyes interviewed his grandmother Bonnie White Keyes, who was a student at our school from 1958 through 1960 but later transferred to and graduated from Loudoun...

Thank you, and please support our 2023-24 sponsors!

May 16, 2024

As we get ready to publish our June issue (the special 70th anniversary edition), we at The County Chronicle are so very grateful for the support of this year's sponsors, whose purchase of advertisements...

70th anniversary: LCHS plays performed 1982-2020

John Wells, guest writer May 15, 2024

The following list was provided to us by retired drama teacher John Wells, who kept track of the plays students performed under his direction here at Loudoun County High School    1982-83  Barefoot...

Andrea Rakowski’s photo in the 1996 Lord Loudoun yearbook.

Perspectives: Andrea Rakowski, Class of 1996

Sophia Casciano, staff writer May 14, 2024

For County's 70th anniversary, Sophia Casciano interviewed her aunt, who attended the school in the 1990s. Here, Sophia shares her aunt's story.  Andrea Rakowski attended County from 1992–1996,...

Senior Emma Pearson reacts as she opens her first college acceptance letter. Pearson has now committed to attend American University, with plans to major in business and entertainment. Photo by Kat Pearson.

Seniors devote months’ of work to college applications

Evelyn Kuzminski, Editor-in-chief February 12, 2024

Time-consuming. Stressful. Tedious. These are words seniors have used to describe their college application process. “It’s just a lot of work,” senior Jack Martin said. “It’s a lot of...

Mr. Policelli teaches a personal finance class. Policelli received the WISE Gold Teaching Award for achieving a high pass rate on a financial literacy test with his students. Photo by Dylan Johnson.

Andrew Policelli earns the Gold star teacher award

Dylan Johnson, staff writer February 12, 2024

Andrew Policelli earned a WISE (Working in Support of Education) Gold star teacher Award for the 2022-23 school year. Policelli, who teaches personal finance, gourmet foods, and culinary arts, earned this...

Book review: “A very large expanse of sea” helps to expand the mind

Scarlett Ashford, staff writer February 8, 2024

“A Very Large Expanse Of Sea” by Tahereh Mafi is a lyrically written romance novel depicting the rage, hate, and stereotypes that stem from the ignorance of uneducated peoples. It centers around...

Celebrities and Influencers fail to educate the youth about worldwide issues such as the silent genocide in Congo

Karen Martinez, staff writer February 8, 2024

Imagine being a six to 17 year old student working in the coltan mines of Congo in hazardous conditions instead of being at school, listening to the teacher ramble about the math homework that should’ve...

Snow Days? More Snow, Less School

Courtlyn Armstrong, staff writer February 8, 2024

Virginia students have rarely gotten snow days the past few winter seasons. In fact, we haven't had a big snow event since January of 2016, when Dulles Airport was covered with 29 inches of snow, and parts...

Issue 2 Crossword

Issue 2 Crossword

Cat Pizzarello, Editor-in-chief February 6, 2024



Dylan Johnson, staff writer February 6, 2024

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