The student news site of Clarksburg High School

The Howl

  • 34-Minute Lunch is Too Short

    34-Minute Lunch is Too Short

    Tyler Neidecker, Reporter

    March 23, 2017

    Students spend 371 minutes every day writing essays, studying review guides, taking tests and engaging in a whole lot of sitting. That is just during school hours, students also have hours of homework to do after school. Yet, through the mix of those tiring and painful hours of work, Clarksburg stude...

    The long lines and rush during lunch at CHS is troubling for many students.

    Tyler Neidecker

  • Age Old Tradition Fading Away

    Age Old Tradition Fading Away

    Bradley Tregoning, Reporter

    March 21, 2017

    Seniors have been submitting quotes for their school's yearbook for years, but this year at Clarksburg the number of senior quotes submitting was an all time low. Only 216 out of 422 seniors submitted quotes. Yearbook sponsor Claudia Renehan has made a decision to not include senior quotes in th...

    The Class of 2017 fails to participate in senior activities

    Clipart

  • Get Recruited with ACT-SO

    Get Recruited with ACT-SO

    Kelyse Wyatt, Reporter

    March 21, 2017

    CHS has many clubs that fit many student’s interests, but there’s one program that many might not know about: the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO). This program provides help for students with interests in STEM, humanities, the performing and visual arts, bus...

    ACT-SO logo showing students having much success as sports students

    http://www.naacpmemphis.org/act-so.php

  • Festival Success

    Festival Success

    Amaya Dennis, Reporter

    March 17, 2017

    The CHS theater department, better known as CHStage, has had amazing success at theater festivals this year, as well as the past few years. At the past two festivals, CHStage has won over 30 awards in categories such as monologues, vocals, one acts, and scenes. “I think [the awards] have shown how we ar...

    Members of CHStage holding awards won at MCPS festivals

    @CHStage

  • Wanted: Graduation Speaker

    Wanted: Graduation Speaker

    Kaylee Towey, Editor in Chief

    March 15, 2017

    The class of 2017 has been counting down the days until graduation and working to plan the perfect event, which includes choosing who they want to be their speaker. Through multiple meetings, seniors discussed who would best fit the role. Assistant Principal Michael Smith reinforced the fact that i...

    English teacher Kyle Wannen will be the 2017 graduation speaker

    Kyle Wannen

News

Area Shootings

Area Shootings

February 16

Two shootings in Montgomery County this past week have the community in shock and asking for answers...

Women’s March

Women’s March

January 26

On Jan. 21, thousands of people all over the world began marching for an event called the Women’s M...

A Bear Joins the Coyote Family

A Bear Joins the Coyote Family

January 25

Some students have begun to notice a new face in the building, and many have picked up on the fact that...

The Effects of the Dakota Access Pipeline

The Effects of the Dakota Access Pipeline

January 13

The protesters at the Standing Rock reservation in South Dakota let out a sigh of relief when the Army ...

View All »

Features

Blankets for Ill Children

Blankets for Ill Children

February 27

In 1995, on Christmas Eve, an article showed up in Parade Magazine called “Joy to the World”. The art...

Dancing to Success

Dancing to Success

February 21

This years annual Dance Marathon event raised tens of thousands of dollars for a cause dear to CHS. Feb. 3...

CHS Students Get Sleepy in the Name of Learning

CHS Students Get Sleepy in the Name of Learning

February 17

Hypnotist Marc Housemann visited CHS on Jan. 26 to provide AP psychology students with an interactive le...

DM Fundraising Creates a “Buzz” Cut

DM Fundraising Creates a “Buzz” Cut

February 7

Dance Marathon is an event that raises money for the Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation, and every yea...

View All »

Opinion

Senior Superlatives See Sorry Numbers

Senior Superlatives See Sorry Numbers

March 16

This year will be the first year that Senior Superlatives are not in the Clarksburg Quest Yearbook d...

The Importance of February

The Importance of February

February 22

February is known around the country as “Black History Month.” Black History Month was officially re...

What Students Think of Advisory

What Students Think of Advisory

January 26

Advisory in the beginning of the first semester helped ease students into the new school year by rem...

There’s No Time to Wait, Put an End to Hate

There’s No Time to Wait, Put an End to Hate

December 5

In the last few weeks, several hate crimes have occurred. Although there is no way to know for certain t...

View All »

Sports

Going Yard.

Going Yard.

March 13

The varsity baseball team’s 2016 season ended with a 10-8 record and a loss to Einstein in the first...

Wrestlers Grapple for Championship Wins

Wrestlers Grapple for Championship Wins

March 6

The varsity wrestling team has been quite successful this season with a team record of 8-4. Many wres...

3 Years 3 Coaches

3 Years 3 Coaches

March 1

As the flowers begin to bloom, everyone is preparing for March 1 and the start of the 2017 spring sp...

Sticks Up

Sticks Up

March 1

The boy’s varsity lacrosse team is more than just a team, they are a family. On and off the field,...

View All »

A & E

Cat Fight in the Rap Industry

Cat Fight in the Rap Industry

March 15

Though some people are up-to-date concerning the beef between rapper Nicki Minaj and rapper Remy Ma,...

A Deeper Look into Wolverine

A Deeper Look into Wolverine

March 15

Director James Mangold’s new movie Logan was released on March 3, starring Hugh Jackman to play his fi...

Rappers in the Ring

Rappers in the Ring

February 8

The new year is bringing new celebrity beef between rapper Chris Brown and rapper Soulja Boy. A de...

CHS Students are not Split over “Split”

CHS Students are not Split over “Split”

February 7

The highly anticipated movie Split, directed by M. Night Shyamalan and released on Jan. 20 follows the story of a man who has...

View All »

The student news site of Clarksburg High School
The student news site of Clarksburg High School