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The County Chronicle

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For the sake of our humanity, stop glorifying serial killers

For the sake of our humanity, stop glorifying serial killers

Olivia DeWan and Liberty Harrison January 20, 2023

Did you watch “Monster: the Jeffery Dahmer story?” If you did, you’re a terrible person. The general public has always had a fascination with serial killers. Monsters like Ted Bundy, Harold Shipman,...

The Washington Commanders should rename again

Alexa Sterner, staff writer December 15, 2022

On February 2, the Washington Football Team, formerly known as the Redskins, announced their new name, The Washington Commanders. I join many other vocal fans in disliking the new name.   The...

Why I don’t care the Queen of England Died

Liberty Harrison, Editor-In-Chief November 22, 2022

I have listened with confused disdain as much of the world around me began to grieve the death of former Queen of England, Elizabeth II, a woman who inherited title, wealth, and prestige through an outdated...

How to fix school lunch periods

William Kluttz, staff writer November 14, 2022

Everyday students are split up into one of four lunch shifts, which is perfect since there are four grades. But lunches are split up by course, not grade.   “I want to sit with my friends,...

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...

The Perfect Storm

Crawford Holmes, staff writer June 3, 2022

The federal government usually can only pick one: a massive economic recession with millions of fortunes lost over stock, or soaring inflation and price of goods. Unfortunately for everyone living in America,...

The Trash Problem: Possible Solutions and How You can Help

Aiden Wojtowicz, Guest Writer May 7, 2022

Imagine this: you walk into the cafeteria and just have a normal lunch with your friends or by yourself. You were the last one to get up from your seat. Mostly everyone had left by now and you had to hurry...

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...

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