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Baronpalooza: The Fest on East-West We Are What We Eat B-CC Students Get Big Scholarships Achievement Gap Still Plagues B-CC
 
Baronpalooza: The Fest on East-West

Baronpalooza: The Fest on East-West

By Maya Sterling Thank you everyone who came out to the Baronpalooza on Friday May 16th! The weather completely turned around for us so the lawn was dry and puddle free. All of the activities were beautifully run by B-CC clubs. Some really popular ones included planting seeds with the Green Service Club, henna tattoos […]

We Are What We Eat

We Are What We Eat

By Enya Gonzales The prospering fast food industry illustrates how much Americans value food and has proven that the attention given to food in America is minimal. We have made food in America convenient for the consumer and the producer by allowing it to be fast, simple and sufficient. If it’s true that we are […]

B-CC Students Get Big Scholarships

B-CC Students Get Big Scholarships

By Leah Pensler Atousa Motameni wins Herb  Denton Scholarship, heads to University of Maryland How did you find out about the HerbDenton scholarship? Ms. Palmer came up to me in my fourth period class and told me that I was nominated for a scholarship. I went in and she told me what to do, the […]

Achievement Gap Still Plagues B-CC

Achievement Gap Still Plagues B-CC

By Hannah Robinson and Rivka Batlan Since 1966, The U.S. Department of Education has monitored and studied the achievement gap between low-income minority students and middle-income white students. In 48 years, the nation-wide gap has not shrunk. It has, in many ways, gotten worse. B-CC has shown encouraging increases in AP exam participation and AP […]

Hashtag Activism Debate

Hashtag Activism Debate

05 June 2014

It Works BY BEN STANISLAWSKI On April 15th, the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the area of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. The prime target was a girls’ only secondary school where 234 female students were abducted and kidnapped. The belief is that girls are now being forced into Islam and married off to […]

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Complaining Athletes: Suck it Up!

Complaining Athletes: Suck it Up!

05 June 2014

By Kira Hahn – Ventrell Are coaches too harsh? Or are students too soft? I support coaches being hard on their athletes because the students are participating in whatever sport to improve and become physically healthier. Some parents may think that the workouts or practices are too difficult, but the point of exercise isn’t to […]

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Russia: Media’s Pet?

Russia: Media’s Pet?

05 June 2014

In today’s media, there is a lot of dramatization towards Russia. Some call the recent souring of our relations with this country the start of a new Cold War. I wouldn’t go that far, but it’s good to keep in mind that Russia under the rule of Vladimir Putin is very, very dangerous. The recent […]

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Letter to the Editor

05 June 2014

As a reader of The Tattler for three years I feel as though the newspaper has seen little to no change. I am convinced that your staff has not reached out to all B-CC individuals though I think it is imperative to emphasize the importance of diversity in our school. The pictures in the newspaper […]

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School on “Easter Monday”

05 June 2014

The Right Call By Derrion Bennett MCPS’s decision to use Easter Monday in making up for snow days was, by far, the best decision they could’ve made. Much of the student body was absent because of overlapping return dates. While instruction was limited, this time of less populated classrooms allowed for those students who were […]

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Mr. Bass-Cow-Ski’s Food Advice for Teens

Mr. Bass-Cow-Ski’s Food Advice for Teens

05 June 2014

By Kira Hahn-Ventrell Teenagers around Bethesda are the most regular customers at the local Chipotle Mexican Grill (7624 Old Georgetown Rd.). A large fraction of these teenagers go to Chipotle at least two or three times a week. What makes Chipotle so popular? Where else can students go to eat that has a lot to […]

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