Category: Local News

Rising Gas Prices Alarm Many

By: Fateha Syed Gas prices have been steadily rising in recent weeks, raising worries of oil supply shortages and delays. Gas prices are now almost 40 cents per gallon more than their original price. Nowadays, mostly everyone uses some sort of transportation that uses gas. The change has […]

Mt. Hebron Takes the Stage with Seussical

By Isaac Noll Mt. Hebron Theatre’s production of ‘Seussical’ is hitting the stage. This will be the first musical performance at Mt. Hebron since the pandemic began, making for a unique finale for theatre students graduating in 2022 who have not done a musical since ‘Damn Yankees’ in […]

HCPSS Lifts Mask Mandate

By Fateha Syed As of Feb. 22 Howard County Public School System has lifted the mask mandate, making masks an optional choice for students regardless of vaccination status.  HCPSS began requiring masks for all employees, students, and visitors in July 2021. As the Covid-19 pandemic has progressed, public […]

HCPSS Midterms Cancelled

By Lauren Gustafson With the end of the second quarter approaching, Howard County high school students received the surprising news that after determined efforts by the Board of Education the midterm exams were canceled. Student Member of the Board, Peter Banyas, announced the change on his Instagram on […]