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Ellie Gustafson

Columbus’s Ship Has Sailed

When Columbus famously (or infamously) sailed the ocean blue in 1492, he was celebrated for his supposed courage and bravery. Five hundred and twenty-five years later, thousands of Americans still praise his voyage to the “New World,” with the second Monday of October being hailed as Columbus Day, […]

School Abandons AP Curriculum

Choate Rosemary Hall, a prestigious private boarding school in Wallingford, Connecticut, has decided to remove AP classes from their curriculum in the 2017-2018 school year. Teachers have been given discretion over the instruction of their classes and will not have to comply to the standards and curriculum of […]

Dr. Hrabowski Motivates Mt. Hebron Students

On March 8, Dr. Freeman Hrabowski visited Mt. Hebron to discuss diversity and the role it has in the school’s community. Dr. Hrabowski is the President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is a world-renowned leader in education and empowerment. Spending his youth as a child […]

Hatchimals Take Over Christmas

Hatchimals are the biggest Christmas craze of 2016. A toy that hatches from an egg has made an appearance on countless Christmas lists and is sold out almost everywhere. Hatchimals are robotic stuffed animals sheltered inside of an egg. When its “owner” shows the Hatchimal affection by rubbing, […]

Canned Food Drive Kicks Off Holiday Season

The Student Government Association (SGA) officially kicked off Mt. Hebron’s 42nd Annual Canned Food Drive on Nov. 16. The Canned Food Drive has always been an important Mt. Hebron tradition. Every year teachers, students and community members collect canned goods and money to help provide food for needy […]

Adele Says “Hello” to D.C.

The popular music artist Adele came to the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 10 and 11 on her “25” World Tour.  It was her 93rd show out of her 107-concert tour. Both of her shows in Washington, D.C. were sold out in less than a minute, […]