The County Chronicle

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The County Chronicle

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Is art oppressed?: Art teachers expose how physical space impacts learning

Lorenzo Salas, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Last summer, the Loudoun County High school art teachers were told to expect renovations to the art rooms as a way to get more room to teach and create art. However, as of May 23, the art room hasn't gotten...

Should we demolish the school in order to build a new and better one?

Lorenzo Salas, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Students shuffle into Mr. Rudy’s English class and file into their small desks that are clumped together in groups of five. As the teacher goes up to teach his class, he pushes away his small cart in...

Junior Midfielder Sofie Steel keeps her eyes on the goal as she lines up her shot.

Steel scores 100th goal, commits to York

Matt Starchville, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

This year junior midfielder Sofie Steel accomplished a feat that few have managed: she scored her 100th goal of her high school career.    “It was exciting, to lose a year of lacrosse and...

(Left to right) Onyx Cummings, Phylo Schaefer, B. Lee, Charlie Warnen, Elliot Nguyen, and Kade Vasquez pose for a group photo at the 2022 Pride Prom.

Pride Prom provides students a safe space

Alexis Shugars, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

On May 15, Loudoun County High School organized its very own ‘Pride Prom', an event designed for LGBTQIA+ students, home to both our own school as well as other schools in the county, who may not feel...

I display my XC and Track varsity letter and awards, along with my academic varsity letter on a medal stand. It made me wonder what other students do with their letters. Photo by Cat Pizzarello.

Varsity letters- What to do with them?

Cat Pizzarello, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

You often see them in 90’s movies worn on the backs of many flaunting their earned varsity jackets. Since 1865, originally earned by Harvard University baseball team, varsity letters have been a venerable...

Brighton Lieu named graduation commencement speaker

Ethan Weiss, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Graduation is quickly approaching. On Friday June 17 the class of 2022 will officially finish their high school career and prepare to move into the next part of their lives. Graduation is a way for the...

The varsity swim team poses with their first place trophy. On 2022 February 5, the swim team won the Dulles district championship, giving them the chance to compete in the Region 4c championships at Cloud Moore. Photo by Kate Cassidy.

How swim coach Bryan Gallow used swim training and positive values to win the Dulles district championship

Crawford Holmes, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Injuries and the inability to practice certain swimming techniques all worked against this swim team, but against all odds they placed number 1 in the Dulles District championship swim meet. The “team...

Wellness Wednesday

Alexis Shugars, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

On March 16, 2022, students of Loudoun County High School participated in an activity of their choice in an attempt to start off the school day stress free. Students were able to choose from a variety...

Senior Jordyn Chambers shelves books at the Sycolin Creek Elementary School library. The students chose to volunteer at the library for their Captains Outreach community service, which takes place during the last month of school. Photos courtesy of Sophia Kuzminski.

Captains Outreach: seniors spend their last days giving back

Evelyn Kuzminski, Layout Editor June 7, 2022

Classrooms have been a bit emptier than usual recently, but there’s still nearly a month left of school. Where is everyone? The absences are mostly from the senior class, many of whom are participating...

Boys track celebrate their District and Regional wins. Photos by Kate Cassidy.

Boys Track wins Regional and District Championships

Ethan Weiss, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Boys track is nearing the end of a stunning season. They’ve already been crowned District and Regional Championships, and the team will close out their season on June 3 and 4 at the state championship...

Hardworking SSO Stacey Beltran works in her office, which she is not in very often because she is usually walking around the halls. 
Photo by Jevonte Herron.

Stacy Beltran brings leadership knowledge to County

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Former Army sergeant Stacy Beltran is already used to managing a group of people. As a sergeant, she often managed five to eight soldiers.  Now, the number she looks after is much larger, but after...

Amelia Anderson won first place in Miss Skyline Drive’s Outstanding Teen pageant, and poses proudly with her sash and crown. 
	Photo by Kimberly Needles Photography.

Amelia Anderson: A Pageant Queen’s Inspiration for Aviation

Olivia DeWan, Online Editor June 1, 2022

Flying thousands of miles above the ground at break-neck speed. Alone in the cockpit navigating through the vast expanse of the sky. These are not the typical activities one would expect from a pageant...

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