The Howl

  • Basketball Teams Look to Start Season Strongly

    Basketball Teams Look to Start Season Strongly

    John Guglielmone, Editor

    December 10, 2018

    Both CHS varsity basketball teams have high expectations heading into the 2018-2019 season despite turning over large parts of their rosters. After coming off a trip to the Regional Semi-Finals last year, the varsity boys basketball team will be looking to build off their accomplishments and advance de...

    Senior Denise Ventura (center) tipped off the 2018-2019 season for both varsity basketball teams.

    Ed Dalton

  • Criminal Acts at Damascus Shock Community

    Criminal Acts at Damascus Shock Community

    Jordan Doss, Editor in Chief

    December 10, 2018

    Five Damascus high school students were arrested in early November with one or more charges of second-degree rape or attempted second-degree rape. The incident involved members of the school’s JV football team who raped two players with a broomstick and attempted to do the same to two other pl...

    A hazing incident at Damascus HS (above) has impacted all Montgomery County schools.

    WJLA

  • Smartphone Screen Sizes Spark Debate

    Smartphone Screen Sizes Spark Debate

    Ronak Tallur, Contributor

    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 smartphone? In the 21st century, smartphones have become the largest source of communication in the world. With companies like Apple, Samsung, and Google putting new smartphone models on the market ...

    Screen size is a major debate with today‘s cell phone users and new advances could double their sizes.

    USA Today

  • Former Student Ferro Flashes In TV Guest Role

    Former Student Ferro Flashes In TV Guest Role

    Tyler Neidecker, Editor

    November 29, 2018

    A former CHS student, Mateo Ferro, guest-starred in NBC’s new show, “Manifest”. The episode aired Nov. 12 at 10 p.m.. Ferro played “Carlos” during the 7th episode of the show’s first season. Ferro began his acting career with a number of plays at Rocky Hill Middle School and CHS. These...

    Mateo Ferro (left) stands next to Broadway director, Lin-Manuel Miranda, during his time acting in "In the Heights".

    WTOP.com

  • 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...

Assailant Training

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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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...

Migrant Caravan Impact

Migrant Caravan Impact

October 30, 2018

A group of what started out to be 160 South Americans began on their journey to seek asylum from their...

Student PSAT Memes Break Signed Confidentiality Agreement

Student PSAT Memes Break Signed Confidentiality Agreement

October 24, 2018

After taking the countywide PSAT, MoCo students are anonymously posting memes about it on all kinds...

MD Gubernatorial Election: Hogan v. Jealous

MD Gubernatorial Election: Hogan v. Jealous

September 17, 2018

  The 2018 midterms are starting to heat up in Maryland as the gubernatorial election involving...

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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...

2018 Seniors Say Sayonara

2018 Seniors Say Sayonara

May 29, 2018

As fourth quarter comes to an end, the class of 2018 is one step closer to walking across the stage,...

State Education Looks to Improve Staff Retention

State Education Looks to Improve Staff Retention

May 29, 2018

In a forever changing world in which education is becoming ever more so important, why is it that the...

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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...

Cheerleaders Place 2nd at County Championships

Cheerleaders Place 2nd at County Championships

October 31, 2018

Cheerleaders from all across Montgomery County gathered at Blair High School for the MCPS Divisional...

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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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