Category: Features

Out of School and Into Summer: Teacher Summer Plans

Story by: Morgan Ryan and Natalie Zepf
Image courtesy of: Google

The Teaching Academy of Maryland

Story by: Quinny Boyle
Image courtesy of: Ms. Johnson-Rolle

Pride Month: Upcoming Events and the Importance of Pride

June has arrived, bringing good weather, barbecues, summer break, pool parties, and of course, Pride Month.  Around the county, there are celebrations and meetings that are available to anyone that is either a part of […]

Budding Bonsai’s: A Tranquil Trip to the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Story by: Shifa Shaikh
Image courtesy of: Shifa Shaikh

Tucked away on the boundless and blossoming grounds of the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C. is the world’s first and finest museum devoted to the art of Bonsai: the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum. 

Making History in Howard County: the Lost Slave Files

Imani Smith Staff Reporter 6 June 2022     The classroom was dimly lit. Only the light from the rickety projector illuminated the space. On the screen was a list of the names of slaves and […]

Dress to Impress: Becca’s Closet Hosts its First Event in Two Years!

Natalie Zepf Social Media Manager/ Online Custodian May 9th 2022 The metal clink of hangers, the subtle scrutiny of dresses, thoughts of “not this one,” “maybe,” and “this is the one” racing through people’s minds. […]

Spirit/ Charity Week!

By: Maria Emmons A single mom goes to the grocery store with kids and has to return groceries because she doesn’t have enough money to pay for them. A teen girl cannot afford to pay […]

‘Not Even Water’: Fasting Through the Eyes of Howard County Muslim Students

Story by: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly
Image Courtesy of: Sumaya Abdel-Motagaly

Every year, Muslims around the world come together to celebrate the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Ramadan. It’s a month filled with fasting, late nights, early mornings, dinner gatherings–which are known as iftars–and dates. Lots of dates.