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Climate Change: Something has happened to work climate at B-CC, and teachers are not happy about it

By Matt Cohen and Conor Kelley Illustration by Greg Pfaff “I was surprised by the low rank of Bethesda-Chevy Chase, which seems to me well run,” wrote Jay Mathews of The Washington Post in a November 2017 column. B-CC ranked 22nd out of the 25 high schools in Montgomery County in percentage of staffers agreeing […]

Illegal New Phenomenon Hits BCC: Students Juuling in School

By: Rachel Auerbach, Lilly Behbehani, Iman Khosrodad, Sophia James, and Sydne Chesson Three Bethesda- Chevy Chase students were caught juuling, a common form of vaping, in the men’s bathroom at BCC on April 23rd, 2018. The group of boys, consisting of a sophomore, junior, and senior, were taking turns hitting a juul in the bathroom […]

When It Comes To Top Quality Food, How Far Are B-CC Students Willing To Travel?

By: Dylan, Henry, Jack, and Eli For students at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the school’s prime location doesn’t necessarily mean easy access to the best lunch spots. According to multiple B-CC students, they would rather take the time, and even skip school, to travel to a farther lunch spot in order to get the best […]

Journalism Night Feb 13, 2018

    Have we Broken the News? a distinguished panel on the state of journalism today   featuring…. Kimberly Adams | Marketplace Michael Isikoff | Yahoo Dana Milbank | The Washington Post Greg Miller | The Washington Post Elisa Muñoz | Inter. Women’s Media Found. Terence Samuel | NPR Whitney Shefte | The Washington Post Feb […]

Second chances: From ESPN to the clergy

By Andrew Cha Photo via CNN The holidays are often the time of year when people from all across the world feel more joyful, compassionate, and forgiving than they usually do. The spirit of the holiday season falls upon everyone, such that they are not only willing to be overly cheerful with the ones they […]

Rookie Coach Has the Fate of the B-CC Bocce Team in His Hands

By Monique Boateng, Claire Hughto, Cole Doherty, & Liam Hennessey “I’m not looking to improve his performance, I’m looking to match it,” said Mr. Lawrence about the previous bocce coach, Mr. Sutherland. Mr. Lawrence, a 10th and 12th grade English teacher, has taken on the challenge of coaching the B-CC bocce team for the first […]

The Changing Athlete Mentality

By: Grace Harrington and Isabel Danzis College pennants are strung against the window, colorful flyers detailing university visits are taped up against the wall. Inside of the counseling office, a few students sit on plush leather chairs, waiting expectantly. In the midst of college application season, pressure fills the air. Notoriously facing the most pressure are […]

Home Away From Home-coming

By Camille Devincenti Ricardo Marrero, known as Ricky, was starting his freshman year of high school when news spread that his native island, Puerto Rico, was going to be hit by a category 5 storm: Hurricane Irma. “We got really lucky. We only received a tropical storm, but the devastating part was that power went […]

UnVAnquished: How the University of Virginia overcomes again and again

By Alex Fine, Rachel Danegger, Maya Gutman and Hana Zherka August 12, 2017: the image of Thomas Jefferson’s University of Virginia changed forever. The far right white supremacist protest that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia left three dead and 34 injured. Seemingly the climax of the hostility that has been brewing for the past five […]

Charges Dropped Against 17 year old Convicted of First-degree Murders

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Montgomery Village teenager who was accused of double murder in the Westfield Wheaton Mall on January 11, 2017. Angelo Lamont Jackson, 18 years old, was charged with the stabbing and killing of two men at the Mall. A junior at Richard Montgomery High School, Lamont was charged as an […]

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