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10 Ways to Embrace Winter!

Faith Hawkins, Author

December 14, 2018

Filed under Student life

Whether your love it or hate it, we have two more months of winter ahead, the cold nights and shorter days makes everyone a little down.  The "winter blues" is the mild depression, lack of motivation, and low energy that many...

Tech Design Students Sell Handcrafted Items at South Carroll

David Nicely, Author

December 14, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Student life

The Tech Design students in Mr. Novotny's class are making hand crafted Christmas crafts and gifts for the community. Everything from tree stands to mini Santa's, there is something for everyone.  I asked Mr. Novotny about the...

Interns at SC

Faith Hawkins, Author

December 7, 2018

Filed under Student life

South Carroll Seniors begin to start their future plans in high school by participating in internships. This is an awesome opportunity to consider before college because it gives you a level up on other students. It also lets...

The Holidays in Handcuffs

Faith Hawkins, Author

December 7, 2018

Filed under Student life

It's finally the holiday season. People visit their loved ones and spend time being thankful for the things that they have in their lives. Christmas in a prison is definitely not like the outside world. But the most hardcore convicts...

Winter Wonderland Dance

Sophia Acuna, Author

December 5, 2018

Filed under Student life

South Carroll will be holding its first Winter Wonderland Dance next month on January 26, 2019. It will start at 7 PM and end at 10 PM. Early bird ticket prices will be $5, but after that, tickets will cost $10. If you're not...

How Going To Therapy Helped My Social Anxiety

David Nicely, Author

December 5, 2018

Filed under Student life

At a young age, my family could tell I had an anxiety disorder. Growing up and attending public schooling didn't make it any easier. In Freshman year of High School, I was asked by my primary care doctor if it would be beneficial...

Student Pages Selected for State Legislature

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018

Filed under Student life

Each year the Maryland State Legislature invites high school students throughout the state to serve as pages on the floor of the House of Delegates and Senate. Carroll County is eligible to select four representatives and one...

What I Learned After A Week Without Sugar

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018

Filed under Student life

In an effort clean up my diet, I've decided to go 5 days without any added sugars. This, however is such a challenge due to the inordinate amount of sugar in everyday foods. In this article I'm going to document my daily meals,...

South Carroll Parent Center

Faith Hawkins, Author

November 30, 2018

Filed under Student life

Here at South Carroll, we have something that many students may not know about, the Educators Rising club runs a parent center. The parent center takes place in the Lil' Cavs Preschool in the building. The purpose of the parent...

Does Homework Help or Hurt?

Deana Brown, Author

November 29, 2018

Filed under Student life

Students spend 7 hours a day at school and continue that with after school activities, such  as sports or clubs.  Then, they go home to their own lives and have important matters to deal with or they go to their jobs and work...

Anxiety and Stress Workshops at SCHS

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under Student life

Students over the past few years have mentioned that anxiety and stress are two of the more concerning topics they would like South Carroll to address. So, South Carroll has decided to run a number of workshops between Thanksgiving...

Junk Art Contest!

Faith Hawkins, Author

November 20, 2018

Filed under Student life

In Ms. Katz honors Art 1 class students entered into a statewide sculpture contest. But this contest is not your average make a sculpture and submit it. The sculptures are made of only recycled materials such as, aluminum cans,...

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