The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

The County Chronicle

Jane Garvey passes the ball during the October 17th game against Heritage. County won 7-1. 
Photo credit by John Klimavicz.

Freshman Jane Garvey chosen for field hockey First Team All District

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Hockey sticks clashing and goals in the net, freshman Jane Garvey has made First Team All District this year in field hockey. Playing field hockey since second grade, Garvey has worked extremely hard to...

Azie sings and plays her keyboard at Dragon Hops Brewing hosting an event in 2019. One of her many solo projects throughout her music career.
Photo courtesy of @TerriSings on Facebook

Terri Azie: Aiding students, saving puppies, and fulfilling her love for music

Brianna Martinez, Staff Writer January 15, 2023

Terri Azie has much to bring to the table regarding her abilities. Even though she is currently a teaching assistant for special education students here at County, she is also a musician, playing the piano,...

School board changes attendance zones for next year

Evelyn Kuzminski, Layout Editor January 7, 2023

After a few months of hearings and briefings, on December 13, 2022, the Loudoun County school board adopted a rezoned attendance plan for the 2023-24 school year.  The plan rezones several neighborhoods...

School Board fires superintendent

Liberty Harrison, Editor-In-Chief January 3, 2023

On December 6, in a striking turn of events after months of relative silence, following the release of a Special Grand Jury Investigation into Loudoun County Public Schools, former superintendent Ziegler...

The Captains celebrate earning the Dulles District title after going 10-0 with a final victory against Heritage on November 4. Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz.

Football completes historic season

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer November 27, 2022

The packed crowd did not waste their eight dollars with this regional championship football game in Leesburg, Virginia, a very close game that came down to the final minute between two undefeated teams,...

Student artwork is stored in the new
vertical storage slots. 
Photo by Berek Harrison.

Renovation transforms school art room

Berek Harrison, Staff Writer November 22, 2022

Last summer, renovations were completed to the art rooms after almost two decades of requests.   According to art teacher Stephanie Woshner, one of the main reasons for the renovation was lack...

Jacob Luizer and Luke Yeager perform a cheer stunt with Tae Herron as the flier. 10/12/22. Photo courtesy of Olivia Powers.

To Destress after PSATs, Students Enjoy PowerBuff Game

Alexa Sterner and William Kluttz November 14, 2022

After the PSAT, students gathered to watch the annual Powerbuff game. Previously known as the Powderpuff, each grade had a team, and all of the players had a great time on the field.    The...

The American flag waves proudly over the iconic front lawn of Loudoun County High School each day. Like all Virginia schools, County recites the Pledge of Allegiance every morning, but students are not forced to participate. Photo by Maisy Davies.

Why Loudoun County High School students stand for The Pledge of Allegiance

Maisy Davies and Rachel Edgar November 11, 2022

The Pledge of Allegiance is a symbol of the alliance between citizens and non-citizens of the United States. Although it is recited every day in schools across the nation, it is infrequently taught that...

A 2022/2023 Loudoun County High School lunch… but dont be fooled, the cookie cost extra! The FDA currently requires all schools in the U.S. to serve a fruit and vegetable each day, along with a milk or juice. 
Photo by Rachel Edger

No more free lunch: Students have mixed reactions to the end of the pandemic-era program

Rachel Edgar and Maisy Davies November 10, 2022

As we began our 2022-2023 school year, the discontinuation of free lunches came as a shock. Last year's free lunch was available thanks to a pandemic-era, federally funded policy that provided free school...

Cece Tomaszewski dribbles the ball upfield for a shot on goal vs Heritage High School on 10/17/22. LCHS won against Heritage. Photo courtesy of Jim Klimavicz.

Cece Tomaszewski grows field hockey skills through the Junior Olympics

Alexa Sterner, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

There were 90 seconds left and the game was tied in the 4th quarter. Then the coach called a corner where sophomore Cece Tomaszewski was the striker. Tomaszewski scored on the corner and won the game for...

Juniors Kira Schneider, Chase Kibble, and Connor Williams worked together as a group to solve math problems on the glass bridge during math class. Photo by Tae Herron.

After pandemic, teachers embrace normalcy

Jevonte Herron, staff writer November 2, 2022

Teachers are relieved to be back into the regular routine of seeing their students after having to deal with things like interacting with a faceless student on a screen, worry if the students are listening,...

Donovan Claybrooks nails a solo on September 23. The Captain’s football team won 42-14 against Valley, accompanied by the marching band’s performance.

The man in the band

Olivia DeWan, Editor-In-Chief October 30, 2022

  The Captain’s Crew roars, shouting on the top of their lungs and stomping their feet under the Friday night lights, decked out in school spirit. However, it’s not the football team they’re...

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