The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

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Andrea Rakowski’s photo in the 1996 Lord Loudoun yearbook.

Perspectives: Andrea Rakowski, Class of 1996

Sophia Casciano, staff writer May 14, 2024

For County's 70th anniversary, Sophia Casciano interviewed her aunt, who attended the school in the 1990s. Here, Sophia shares her aunt's story.  Andrea Rakowski attended County from 1992–1996,...

The Harmful Stereotypes in new Netflix series Griselda Blanco

Karen Martinez, staff writer April 6, 2024

The new Netflix series Griselda Blanco has fallen into the harmful stereotypes of criminal activities such as drug trafficking, the show is based on the drug lord and murderer Griselda Blanco Restrepo,...



Dylan Johnson, staff writer February 6, 2024

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Liberty Harrison, Editor-in-chief June 5, 2023

In the age of information, many people feel less informed than ever before. How can this be? One aspect of the issue is the way people are now taught to consume media: being bombarded with information...

The power of negative and positive thinking

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer May 29, 2023

Negative thinking can become ingrained in our minds, affecting our overall well-being without us even realizing it. For many individuals, negativity becomes their default mode of thinking, shaping their...

Disney should research to better represent Disney princesses

Taylor Helfer, Staff Writer May 29, 2023

In 1937, the first Disney Princess, Snow White, was introduced into theaters. From there, many other princesses were added to the Disney princess universe. Unlike many young girls, I dislike the famous...

Red Sun Farms, Vertical Greenhouse located in Dublin, VA

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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