The Howl

  • Spotify Helps Music Streamers Wrap Up 2018

    Spotify Helps Music Streamers Wrap Up 2018

    Samantha Ward, Reporter

    January 9, 2019

    December is usually the month to look back on the past year and reminisce about all the good times. Spotify, the popular music streaming app, is allowing it’s listeners to do exactly that with it’s 2018 Wrapped feature. Toward the end of each year, Spotify gives its users a recap of the music the...

    Spotify's "Wrapped" feature has students reflecting on their 2018 musical choices.

    Spotify

  • Are AirPods Drowning Out Student Attention?

    Are AirPods Drowning Out Student Attention?

    Jared August and Megan Kerchaert, Reporters

    January 8, 2019

    Many students love listening to music and when Apple introduced their AirPods headphones many students were very excited. Recently CHS students are using AirPods in class while hiding them from teachers. AirPods were first introduced to the public in December 2016. Their sleek, cutting-edge design, alon...

    Howl Reporter Megan Kerchaert demonstrates how simple it is to hide AirBuds earphones.

    Scott Lucas

  • Never Too Young To Make Change

    Never Too Young To Make Change

    Kara Peeler, Reporter

    January 7, 2019

    School shootings. Game-changing elections. Political injustices. This is what affects the lives of American teens in today’s society, and in recent years they’ve begun fighting back. As current devastating or politically divisive events occur, teenagers step out and make their voices heard, even if ...

    Sophomore Vagmi Luhar participated in the March For Our Lives last March.

    Vagmi Luhar

  • Coyotes Craft Blankets For Children’s Hospital

    Coyotes Craft Blankets For Children’s Hospital

    Gabriela Diaz, Reporter

    January 4, 2019

    The Be The Change club brought together students Dec. 17 to make blankets for children in need at local hospitals. Founded by CHS students Jemima Monda and Christina Yang to spread positivity throughout the school, the club also strives to gives back to the community. During the season of giving, the club gave s...

    Volunteers in the Be The Change club helped make blankets for Children's National hospital.

    Denise Miller

  • Interested in Joining the School Newspaper?

    Interested in Joining the School Newspaper?

    Kyle Wannen, Newspaper Adviser

    January 11, 2018

    *Clarksburg offers multiple journalism classes during the school day. If interested, sign up for Journalism A and B during Registration. For further questions, see newspaper adviser Kyle Wannen in Room 156 during lunch. **Students not enrolled in the newspaper classes can still contribute by meeting...

New Active Assailant Training Assigned at CBurg

New Active Assailant Training Assigned at CBurg

December 14, 2018

In a decade where deadly mass shootings occur more often than ever before, MCPS schools have begun to...

2018 Midterm Vote Re-Elects Gov. Larry Hogan

2018 Midterm Vote Re-Elects Gov. Larry Hogan

December 11, 2018

The 2018 Midterm Elections had many twists, turns, and eventful surprises. Maryland seeming predictable but...

Clarksburg Day 2018 Brings Much-Needed Fun and Relaxation

Clarksburg Day 2018 Brings Much-Needed Fun and Relaxation

October 23, 2018

Students savored time outside during the school day and enjoyed different activities during Clarksburg...

2018 Homecoming Game Provides Magic On and Off the Field

2018 Homecoming Game Provides Magic On and Off the Field

October 23, 2018

The Clarksburg High School football team had their second consecutive win against the Wheaton Knights...

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Litchfield Completes Marine Corp Marathon

Litchfield Completes Marine Corp Marathon

January 9, 2019

CHS junior Emma Litchfield ran the 44th Marine Corps Marathon Oct. 27 without ever doing it before. Emma...

Arensmeyer Overcomes Chest Condition

Arensmeyer Overcomes Chest Condition

January 9, 2019

CHS junior Bailey Arensmeyer has lived with a chest condition for 15 years. His diagnosis of pectus...

Former Student Ferro Flashes In TV Guest Role

Former Student Ferro Flashes In TV Guest Role

November 29, 2018

A former CHS student, Mateo Ferro, guest-starred in NBC’s new show, “Manifest”. The episode aired...

Student Restores Shot Put Pit for Eagle Scout Project

Student Restores Shot Put Pit for Eagle Scout Project

November 28, 2018

CHS junior Antonio Berardo and his boy scout troop rebuilt the shot put pit for the track team. Berardo...

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Criminal Acts at Damascus Shock Community

Criminal Acts at Damascus Shock Community

December 10, 2018

Five Damascus high school students were arrested in early November with one or more charges of second-degree...

Smartphone Screen Sizes Spark Debate

Smartphone Screen Sizes Spark Debate

December 6, 2018

What do you want for Christmas this year? What is at the top of your birthday wish list? Is it a new...

MCPS does not tamper with feminine sanitary product policy

MCPS does not tamper with feminine sanitary product policy

October 17, 2018

CHS female students only have access to sanitary pads in the health room at school. Although there...

NFL “Kneeling” Rule Causes CHS Debate

NFL “Kneeling” Rule Causes CHS Debate

June 15, 2018

The majority of NFL team owners voted on a policy concerning kneeling or sitting down during the national...

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Basketball Teams Look to Start Season Strongly

Basketball Teams Look to Start Season Strongly

December 10, 2018

Both CHS varsity basketball teams have high expectations heading into the 2018-2019 season despite turning...

Field Hockey Falls in 2nd Consecutive State Semifinal

Field Hockey Falls in 2nd Consecutive State Semifinal

November 19, 2018

For a second consecutive season, the CHS varsity field hockey team lost in the state semifinals, this...

Historic Girls Soccer Season Ends With Heartbreak

Historic Girls Soccer Season Ends With Heartbreak

November 5, 2018

After six rounds of nail-biting penalty kicks, the CHS varsity girls soccer team fell short, 5-4, in...

Field Hockey Reaches 2nd Consecutive Regional Final

Field Hockey Reaches 2nd Consecutive Regional Final

October 31, 2018

After remaining undefeated all season, the CHS varsity field hockey team beat Quince Orchard 4-1 in their...

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks Gross Income Record

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Breaks Gross Income Record

May 8, 2018

Marvel released their newest and most anticipated movie to date April 27:, Avengers: Infinity War. The...

Black Panther impacts Black Community

Black Panther impacts Black Community

February 26, 2018

The all-new Marvel movie Black Panther had its debut Feb. 16. The movie made $242 million in box office...

Stranger Things Returns with a Season Two

Stranger Things Returns with a Season Two

November 10, 2017

The second season of the Netflix original series Stranger Things was released  Oct. 27, and is currently...

The ‘Wonder-ful’ Review of Wonder Woman

The ‘Wonder-ful’ Review of Wonder Woman

June 16, 2017

In the new superhero action movie, starring Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, the audience watched as a sheltered...

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