Habitat for Humanity Club

Habitat for Humanity Club

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Habitat for Humanity Club was created last year by senior Brendan Lemon and since that first meeting in February, the club has taken off. The club started out with less than 10 people but this year the club has shot up to over 50 members. I've been a member of the club since the start and I have...

Opposing Viewpoints: Taking a Knee

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Kneeling For the Anthem has Spiraled out of Control I have always been a supporter of standing up for the national anthem. I understand people have the right to kneel due to freedom of speech, but I have thought of this as disrespectful. The National anthem represents many things: our countrie...

Spirit Week Highlights

Spirit Week Highlights

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Spirit week started out with a bang on America Monday. The American flag could be seen sported around on various clothing articles among the spirited student body. This is not the first time America Monday has appeared on the spirit week docket. Last year Towson students rocked red, white, and blue as...

A Football Game For the Books

A Football Game For the Books

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

The sun was glaring off the lens of my Polaroid sunglasses as I walked into the maroon filled stadium. It was blazing hot and I could see the sweat bounce off o everyone’s forehead. But none of that mattered because school spirit overpowered everything else.  Towson fans took our side of the bleachers while Dulaney took the other, getting ready for an intense rivalry ga...

Water Coolers Revisited: What’s next for Towson’s top source of refreshment?

Nicholas Wynn

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, The Kumquat

Becky got a surprise promposal from her dream date. Danny scored the winning buzzer-beater shot in the big game. Jeff got a 1550 on his SAT! As the sun is begins to set over another school year, many students are reflecting on the many exciting events that happened during the past school year. Al...

Commemorating 2017

Jack Bayne, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Almost every year, professional baseball teams reach a milestone in their franchise’s time. How long a stadium has been built, or how long the team has existed. Three teams will celebrate big milestones in 2017: the Orioles, Mariners, and Braves will all use special equipment, recognizing the big...

Junior Prom: A Night to Remember

Junior Prom: A Night to Remember

Leeannah McNew, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Event: Junior prom. Location: Towson High School. Theme: Old Hollywood. Every school dance starts with these basics which helps it blossom into a night full of crazy memories. It all starts with the getting ready process. Hours before the dance involves going to hair, makeup, nail appointments, and...

One Love Clothing Drive: Help support victims of abuse

One Love Clothing Drive: Help support victims of abuse

May 2, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

The One Love Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness about the early warning signs and consequences of relationship violence. As many as 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 4 boys will experience relationship violence in their lifetime. Our mission is to end relationship violence by educating, empowering, an...

51st Edition of Colophon: What is it and why you should give it a read

Nick Wynn

May 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Colophon: Towson High’s Award-Winning Literary Art Magazine” Many students have heard this quote from the announcements at least a few times during their high school career, and if you’re like me you’ve probably paid no mind and brushed it off time after time. Now that time of year is around ...

Testing has Begun!

Testing has Begun!

May 1, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Testing season is finally here! After a stellar performance on this year’s school-wide SAT, students in all grades will have a chance to convey their overall understanding of a year’s worth of coursework. Starting in early May, we will begin AP (27 subjects!), PARCC (English and Math), and...

Ring in Review

Ring in Review

Amir Defino, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It was time for the class of 2019 to receive their shiny new rings. As Towson High sophomores and their dates prep for the annual sophomore Ring Dance, little did they know that Mother Nature had a little surprise. Baltimore County Schools closed due to snow for two days on the week of the dance causing...

Upcoming Changes at Kenilworth Mall

Upcoming Changes at Kenilworth Mall

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For many Towson students, the Kenilworth Mall is a place they have likely spent some time. Whether it be looking at the train garden at Christmas time or watching the fountain as it sprays water in the air, the Kenilworth Mall is a valuable part of the Towson area. It's now come out that the old ...

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