The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

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Inadequate agricultural education in public schools is affecting the future of American farms

Brianna Martinez, staff writer March 31, 2023

Got citrus? Not anymore according to a 2023 USDA citrus production report. Globally, millions of tangerines, grapefruits, oranges, and other citrus’ are forecasted to go down in production in China,...

Cancel Culture harms humanity’s ability to grow

Karen Martinez March 29, 2023

Cancel culture does more than good, it has been hurting humanity’s ability to grow since 2020.   Cancel culture, a “punishment” online that people use nowadays to call out celebrities or big...

Lessons from Home Depot: some customers need patience like the others

Tae Herron , Staff Writer March 29, 2023

Every Sunday I wake up to get ready for my eight-hour shift at Home Depot with my angry customers that get mad at me when they do not get what they want, but sometimes I get lucky and have a good, friendly...

Your phone might be ruining your life

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

  Imagine being so addicted to something that it’s the first thing you reach for when you wake up in the morning and it’s the last thing you see before falling asleep. When in class or at work...

The OWL Podcast: Juan Pojo Garcia

Liberty Harrison and Olivia DeWan January 28, 2022

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Second semester bell schedule easier for teachers

Karen Cortes, staff writer April 15, 2021

At the start of the school year, Loudoun schools operated on a bell schedule that only required students to connect online with their teachers for an hour. Students were allowed to disconnect from their...

Dear Teachers, We hate distance learning, but you can help

Elena Wigglesworth, guest writer April 29, 2020

I like to consider myself a motivated person. I’ve trained myself to age group triathlon victories, kept straight A’s in school, and I’ve even run my own summer swim lesson business since I was...

COVID: A teacher’s perspective

April 21, 2020

Jamee Robinson | Guest writer 7:15 a.m. is when I hear the whistle of the kettle on the stove. This signals to me that coffee will occur within 5 minutes and it is safe to go downstairs. This is definitely...

COVID-19: A View From Abroad

April 21, 2020

Nathalia Hardy | Guest Writer Almost two years ago, I moved from Leesburg to Doha, Qatar to take a position as a Librarian at a private International Baccalaureate School. Last year, I moved onto The...

An Open Letter to Students

April 21, 2020

Kathryn Ives | Guest Writer I have been teaching at County for twenty years, and I’m pretty good at it. I don’t profess to be amazing, but I think I hold my own at making a class relatively interesting...

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