The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

The County Chronicle

Note-taking by the numbers

Note-taking by the numbers

Evelyn Kuzminski, layout editor June 8, 2022

I display my XC and Track varsity letter and awards, along with my academic varsity letter on a medal stand. It made me wonder what other students do with their letters. Photo by Cat Pizzarello.

Varsity letters- What to do with them?

Cat Pizzarello, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

You often see them in 90’s movies worn on the backs of many flaunting their earned varsity jackets. Since 1865, originally earned by Harvard University baseball team, varsity letters have been a venerable...

Wellness Wednesday

Alexis Shugars, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

On March 16, 2022, students of Loudoun County High School participated in an activity of their choice in an attempt to start off the school day stress free. Students were able to choose from a variety...

Senior Jordyn Chambers shelves books at the Sycolin Creek Elementary School library. The students chose to volunteer at the library for their Captains Outreach community service, which takes place during the last month of school. Photos courtesy of Sophia Kuzminski.

Captains Outreach: seniors spend their last days giving back

Evelyn Kuzminski, Layout Editor June 7, 2022

Classrooms have been a bit emptier than usual recently, but there’s still nearly a month left of school. Where is everyone? The absences are mostly from the senior class, many of whom are participating...

Consulting and Confidence

Olivia DeWan, Online Editor June 3, 2022

In addition to being a track star, ROTC Captain, and committed to Vanderbilt University, senior Charlotte Penberthy is adding one more accomplishment to her already impressive resume: Mary Kay consultant. “My...

Leaving with Legacy

June 3, 2022

Maggie Sheridan laughs cheerfully, pulling in the rest of the journalism class with her lighthearted joking, a common occurrence in the classroom. As Editor in Chief of the County Chronicle Sheridan continuously...

Environmental members use augers in an effort to plant over 150 bluebells at Balls Bluff Regional Park. The environmental club celebrated Earth Day by restoring the battlefield and producing crafts like the flower bombs. Pictured: Elena Wigglesworth, Barek Harrison, Liberty Harrison, Caitlin Fikes, Daniellah Etisi. Photo by Jeff Webster.

Environmental Club celebrates our green society on Earth Day

Michaela Scott, Co Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2022

Two years ago, the environmental club’s leadership was demolished after the team graduated in 2020, although this year, the new administration worked with science teacher and club advisor Tracy Webster...

Students voice their opinions on recent Wellness Wednesday

Alexis Shugars, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Typically, Loudoun County High School schedules one Wellness Wednesday for each quarter of the school year, but this year this schedule has not gone to the original plan. The first Wellness Wednesday...

Michaela Scott and Charlotte Penberthy sit behind a table outside of the cafeteria, supervising the canned food drive and voter registration signups. Handmade posters are displayed behind them, further advertising the event.

Young Democrats and Young Republicans pair voter outreach with social service

Liberty Harrison, Managing Editor April 4, 2022

Michela Scott, a member of the Young Democrats, calls the lunch room to order, and as the rowdy crowd quiets down, she holds up a voter registration form, alerting people who are or are soon to be 18 of...

A group of senior handprints has already begun to fill a section of the wall. Each hand has its own unique colors and designs.

Seniors leave their final mark on the school

Maggie Sheridan, Co Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2022

As students pass by the stairs in the English hallway, an array of hands of all colors and designs can be seen, only continuing to grow in size and beauty.  The tradition of seniors placing their hands...

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,...

English students voted through Google Form for their favorite Downtown Leesburg shop. Graphic by Cat Pizzarello.

What are our Captains favorite stores in Downtown Leesburg?

Cat Pizzarello, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

With its bubble-gum pink interior, friendly staff, and exquisite selection of soft serve flavors, cones and toppings, it's no wonder Gruto's is the winner of best shop downtown. Just minutes from campus,...

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