Since 1980, the percentage of obese children ages 12-19 has increased from 5% to nearly 21%. And, in 2012, it was reported that more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Obesity poses many threats: heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, and even […]
As an underclassman, you are constantly warned that no grade level in high school will be as difficult as the notorious junior year. It is filled with demands to take challenging classes, to earn high grades, and to perform well on standardized tests. Moreover, no junior year would […]
As Mt. Hebron embarks on a new academic year, it is clear to see that the students in the Class of 2019 are not the only ones new to the school this year. Many new teachers and other administrators have joined the Mt. Hebron staff, most notably Principal Andrew […]
On May 30, sophomore Danielle Smith was recognized for her outstanding artistic talent in this year’s Maryland Art Education Association art competition, themed “Contemporary Youth.” Smith was the only student in the Howard County Public School System to receive the honor of having her artwork exhibited at the […]
On April 24, Apple released its newest product, the Apple Watch. Sales are projected to be ranging from 8 million to 41 million, similar to sales of the iPad its first year after release. With prices ranging from $349 to $17,000, this highly anticipated wearable technology has customers wondering: Is […]
Making its North American debut just two weeks ago, American Sniper, directed by Clint Eastwood, is already ranked as the highest grossing R-rated movie of all time. On the popular movie review website “Rotten Tomatoes,” the film was approved by 73% of critics and 88% of all movie […]
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