The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

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HOMECOMING 2021: “Students Make Their Mark On The World”

Michaela Scott, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2021

After a year a half of adapting to social distancing restrictions, students finally celebrated a school-sponsored homecoming with their peers. Despite the mask restrictions because of the indoor event,...

Homecoming Spirit Week Fun and Fashion

Michaela Scott, Editor-In-Chief November 2, 2021

The 1955 football team pictured in the LCHS yearbook. Photo courtesy of Tonya Dagstani.

Looking Back: Old yearbooks provide a window to the past

Emily Banner, staff writer February 5, 2021

One benefit of a year like 2020 is the chance to slow down and reflect. With fewer student activities and a new mascot, we had a chance to learn about the past of our school with librarian Tonya Dagstani....

Mckenna Giannos competes in the high jump as a junior during the spring track season 2019. Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz.  

Senior track athlete Mckenna Giannos: “Practice has definitely been different, our workouts have been changed to accommodate that COVID guidelines, which has definitely made it harder to get back into the swing of things, but being able to see and practice with my teammates again makes it all worth it.”

Practicing Through COVID

Casey Hughes and Matt Starchville January 5, 2021

With this photo feature, seven athletes explain how COVID has changed their practices and caused restrictions. Disclaimer: In compliance with governor’s orders, all school-sponsored activities followed...

Junior Isabella Mitchum on a hike in Montana with her sibling. “Over quarantine I visited Montana with my family when they came home from college,” said Mitchum. “It was really great to get out of NOVA for a little.”

Photo feature: Students social distancing edition

Michaela Scott, Editor January 4, 2021

Over the summer and extended social distance and shelter-at-home mandates, students were forced to isolate with their families, which offered a chance to bond much more than they ever had before the global...

Teacher’s Pets: amidst pandemic challenges, pets bring comfort to teachers during the workday

Karen Cortes and Karen Cortes November 16, 2020

In a complicated year like 2020, there have been a lot of ups and downs for teachers. One of those few ups is that in teaching from home, teachers get to spend more time with their pets. Teachers submitted...

students at a protest

Summer of protests: younger generation speaks against inequality

Lorenzo Salas, staff writer November 5, 2020

This summer was one filled with uncertainty due to the coronavirus forcing many people to stay home. However, the death of George Floyd inspired protests leading the people to become more politically active....


Byron VanEpps, staff writer January 30, 2020

Every school building has a history, but few come close to the amount of history LCHS does. LCHS is the oldest school in Loudoun County, and, at the time of writing, has been around for sixty-six years....

Holiday happenings: students, teachers dress up for winter spirit week

February 8, 2019

Spirit Week and Winter Pep Rally Students and teachers dressed up for Winter Spirit week beginning on December 17. Each day featured a different theme, giving students the opportunity to be creative and...

Homecoming 2018 Photo Spread

November 20, 2018

Homecoming Court The Homecoming Court of 2018 was elected by the senior class. Each senior voted for ten male nominees and ten female nominees, and winners were selected from there. Logan Quinn was selected...

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