The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

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January 25, 2023

You can view our 2023 print edition here:  And as always, check back here for more stories published online throughout the quarter...

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...

Orchestra Channels Trans-Siberian-Orchestra Theme During Winter Concert

William Kluttz, staff writer January 6, 2023

On Tuesday, December 2, the Orchestra performed in the auditorium for their winter concert. The concert opened up with a three song performance from a student quartet that included  Felicity Banner and...

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...

School Bus Changes Annoy Students

School Bus Changes Annoy Students

Berek Harrison, Staff Writer December 3, 2022

Students prefer buses this year much more to last year, but recent changes to the bus schedule have annoyed them. Last year, many of the school buses were cramped and had long routes. “There were...

A poster made by the Captains Playhouse advertising their production of Almost Maine. Students can sign up through the link tree on their Instagram page.

Almost Maine, Almost auditions

Olivia DeWan, Editor-in-chief November 29, 2022

The LCHS theater department is gearing up for their winter show, which will be a production called Almost Maine. Almost Maine was originally written by John Cariani in 2004. “The cool thing about...

i-Ready test is mandatory for all grades, not just freshmen

Hannah Winegar, staff writer November 22, 2022

This year, students had until September 23 to complete the i-Ready reading test, despite being told last year that juniors who passed their SOLs wouldn’t have to take the test again. In contrast to the...

Attendance Zone Changes Possible: School Board to Facilitate Review

Evelyn Kuzminski, Layout Editor November 22, 2022

Current freshmen and sophomores may find that this is their last year as a Loudoun County Captain, following the school board’s attendance rezoning plans to reassign several neighborhoods to Tuscarora...

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...

Principal Michelle Luttrell assists now-retired science teacher, Felicity Francis, as she adds her handprint to the top of the new “It Takes a Village” handprint wall. Francis became the first person to have the opportunity to add their handprint to the influential wall as of June 2022. Photo Courtesy of Michelle Luttrell.

“It Takes a Village”

Liberty Harrison and Alexis Shugars November 21, 2022

The iconic senior handprints that line the walls throughout our historic school have become a tradition that each class looks forward to as they get closer to graduation. Now, teachers also have the chance...

New art supplies that were given to Kyla Jenkins and Stephanie Woshner from the adopt-a-teacher program.

Teachers Catch a Break with Adopt-a-Teacher

Hannah Winegar, staff writer November 13, 2022

The last two years have been hard on everyone due to the pandemic. Teachers were heavily impacted by the pandemic, and a Tik Tok trend called Devious Licks made it hard on them to get classroom supplies....

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