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Taking a virtual tour has become much more common during COVID.
Students applying to colleges face new changes, challenges
Kara Bade December 14, 2020

Due to the COVID pandemic, many things have been changed, such as the college application process. There are plenty of colleges still accepting...

An example of Raibutheen
Maryam Rabiutheen: Crafty commissions artist
Luke Stuart, Staff Writer • December 14, 2020

   Junior Maryam Rabiutheen is a local artist who has been taking art commissions since January 2020.     She makes  digital art, with...

Some of the earrings sold by Indigo Earrings.
Indigo Earrings: Budding business
Luke Stuart, Staff Writer • December 14, 2020

Sophomore Swara Pamidipati has taken advantage of her increased free time in quarantine, starting a business called Indigo Earrings.   “I’ve...

Covid-19 affects students’ mental health
Mya Padilla, Staff Writer • December 14, 2020

As Covid-19 has swept through the country, it has shut down schools, restaurants, clubs, sports, and other opportunities to socially gather with...

Student virtual school set up. Many students are using monitors along with their school computers to increase their productivity.
Students engage in virtual learning for the first time
Lauren Brennan, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Managing Print Editor • December 10, 2020

Online school has been a dream for some and a nightmare for others. Many students' grades are very different from what they would normally...

Cast members reminisce on their spring musical
Amy Brooks, Staff Writer • May 17, 2019

The spring musical, The Addams Family, had a big cast of many students who are very invested in theater. Many were found staying after school...

Quaran-streaming: A watchlist for 2020
Max Munoz, Entertainment Editor • December 14, 2020

2020 has been a seriously depressing year, bar pretty much none. That said, quarantine has given some fantastic creators ample time and inspiration...

COVIDpalooza: How a Global Pandemic Impacts the Music Industry
Sam Pote December 10, 2020

 In 2019, the global music industry had an annual revenue of 20.2 billion dollars. This was an 8.2% increase from 2018 and continued the pattern...

The Enigmatic Acts
Amy Brooks, Staff Writer • May 31, 2019

The Enigmatic Acts was an experience full of fun skits and students showing off their talents. Senior David Wright was the director of the event,...

Student athletes put in a tough place in wake of coronavirus pandemic
Student athletes put in a tough place in wake of coronavirus pandemic
Ryan McFarlane, Editor-in-Chief • December 14, 2020

Many high school athletes nationwide have been put in a difficult predicament due to COVID-19.  Junior year is the most crucial in terms of recruiting for college level sports.  Unfortunately, some athletes in this year’s...

Senior Bo Kite hands the ball off to Senior Miles Ellis in a football game last year at Atlee.
COVID-19 alters sports season by jeopardizing home crowds and wiping out winter sports
Josh Epstein, Sports Editor • December 10, 2020

On Jul. 27, the Virginia High School League (VHSL) voted almost unanimously to start the 2020 fall sports season late. The fall sports season will now take place in 2021. Practices will begin on Feb. 15 and end on May...

Sophomore Mason Hughes, Junior Mark Vorster, and Junior Will Taliaferro compete in a club meet at Pole Green Park. Photo courtesy of: Mason Hughes
Cross Country finding ways to adapt to unusual circumstances
Josh Epstein, Sports Editor • December 10, 2020

All sports have been affected by COVID-19, with some high school sports being affected more than others. Several sports that would normally be in full swing now have yet to start practicing or playing games. However,...