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The County Chronicle

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School becomes more stressful with optional masks

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

Everyday I sit in classrooms with 15 or more students for seven hours. When Loudoun County Public Schools announced that masks are now optional, I can’t help but feel nervous. Nervous that when someone...

A rally attendee holds up a sign stating that she is fighting for the school board to “stand up for our children, our state, and our country,” along with an American flag. Photo by Alexis Shugars.

Loudoun County is a lightning rod for crazy

Alexis Shugars, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

As a crowd of people rush into the Loudoun County Public Schools Administrative Offices parking lot, they eagerly wait to listen to the leaders of the rally passionately speak their opinions about the...

Singers perform a showstopping Superbowl halftime show

Maggie Sheridan, Editor-In-Chief March 4, 2022

As families crowd around their televisions, eagerly watching another year of an intense football game, where a winner would soon be crowned, they are prepared for a highly anticipated break and performance...

Outdoor seating: the senior privilege underclassmen love

Maggie Sheridan, Co Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2022

Walking outside I feel exhilarated and free as the sun hits my face and I settle down to enjoy my meal surrounded by my friends.    As students make the transition from junior to senior year,...

My life with autism

Victoria Christina Ramos, Guest Writer February 14, 2022

My name is Victoria Christina Ramos. I’m 19 years old and I’m a New York City native and returning graduate at Loudoun County High School. I do ordinary kid stuff. I read and write novels. I enjoy...

Excessive Trash Dumped During Lunch Leaves Cafeteria Disastrous

Michaela Scott, Editor-In-Chief February 7, 2022

     According to an informal poll conducted during advisory, over 65% of students do not see an issue regarding an excessive amount of trash being left behind in the cafeteria this year.     ...

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...

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...

An example of Democrat gerrymandering in North Carolina, where even if four Democratic districts turned to Republican, it would still be a majority Democratic vote. North Carolina has been known for gerrymandering more than any other state for the past decade.

CORRUPTION OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: why the average person’s vote doesn’t matter and what they can do to change that

Crawford Holmes, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Do you want to be able to have a voice in changing America? Do you want to use political means to better the conditions of the people you know and love? Do you want to exercise your American right to vote?...

Anxiety Increases for Loudoun County Students as Adults’ Opinions Put Their Schools in the Spotlight

Cat Pizzarello, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Loudoun County is the so-called “popular kid” of our country. We continuously appear on lists of the top 5 wealthiest counties, but that tends to mean that all eyes are on us and the smallest mistakes...

Last Year, Asynchronous Mondays Saved My life. What now?

Daniel Delargy, staff writer November 9, 2021

Asynchronous Mondays were the first step to world peace. It was beautiful, an extra day to reach out to teachers, finish homework, explore nature, and enjoy what the world has to offer. There's nothing...

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