What do THS students think of the A/B schedule?

What do THS students think of the A/B schedule?

Ciara Donegan

January 21, 2015


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This school year, THS enacted a new schedule with only four classes each day, allowing a total of eight classes to be taken instead of the previous seven. Now, almost halfway through the school year, students have formulated their opinions on the schedule, and the question is: is the new schedule better...

Angels of the Salvation Army

Angels of the Salvation Army

Miguel Swing

December 5, 2014


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Volunteering at the Salvation Army for the holiday season is like making miracles happen for the less fortunate. Whether it’s picking an “angel” - a child to shop for - or distributing gifts, anything is worth doing to put a smile on kids’ faces when they see the glimmering ribbons and shining...

Return of the Snowpocalypse

Return of the Snowpocalypse

Ciara Donegan

November 25, 2014


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Last winter, Maryland had 26 inches of snow, six inches above average. This was not even close to the so-called “snowpocalypse” or “snowmageddon” of 2009-2010 when 77 powdery inches fell in Baltimore County, and an all-time record of 262.5 inches accumulated in Garrett County. This winter is...

Can You Feel the S~P~I~R~I~T?

Can You Feel the S~P~I~R~I~T?

October 31, 2014


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Six Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Teens

Six Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Teens

October 23, 2014


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Many of the books teens read have been recently published, but a lot of the best books were written many years ago, and might not be well known by today’s high school students. Here are some of the best books sci-fi and fantasy books for teens, some of which are from over 30 years ago, or even older:  The Hitchhiker’s Guide...

The Unofficial Guide to Naviance

The Unofficial Guide to Naviance

Anne Saba

October 16, 2014


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Hey juniors! As your third year at Towson High begins, it’s time to start thinking about colleges. One way to start planning for the application process is to visit the Naviance website. Look below to read some FAQs about Naviance so you can become an expert on all things college-related and get into the ...

Clever Costumes for Halloween

Clever Costumes for Halloween

Nicole Race

October 10, 2014


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Are you forced to take your younger sibling out into the cold October night but you don’t want to be the only one not dressed up? Or maybe you have a party to go to but you don’t want to look too clichéd? Well, whether you are going out with friends or dressing up by yourself, we have the perfect...

Vacations and Voyages: Towson Students’ Summer Adventures

Vacations and Voyages: Towson Students’ Summer Adventures

Anne Saba, Lauren Spielman

October 2, 2014


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School may have started, but the memories of summer are still fresh in our minds. Whether you spent your time off from school relaxing at home or traveling abroad, you’re sure to relive the fun of summer after reading about the adventures of these Towson students: “I went to Italy with my aunt, my two cousins, and my grandparents. We flew i...

How Not to be a Pencil-less Bum

How Not to be a Pencil-less Bum

Emily Turner and Carson Scally

September 30, 2014


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School supplies. Something about going to an office supply store and getting a bunch of new gadgets to play with nourishes the soul. The illusion of productivity is invigorating and fun. But what happens after the first quarter and all that’s left is a half-broken pencil without an eraser? Read below...

Navigating the Common Application to Colleges

Navigating the Common Application to Colleges

Tiffany Amoroso

September 26, 2014


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If somehow you’ve gotten to the beginning of your senior year without a clue of where you’re applying to college, stop reading this article about The Common App and take a trip to The College Board’s Big Future College Search (https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search) and figure out what colleges you want apply to. Now that you...

Towson Cinemark Theatre: Entertainment on Any Budget

Towson Cinemark Theatre: Entertainment on Any Budget

Heather Seyler

September 16, 2014


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Burning gas to trek to Hunt Valley or White Marsh for an $11.50 movie ticket isn’t as easy or as cheap as popping down to the Towson Circle to catch the latest film. For one long year, movie fans watched bulldozers and cement trucks slowly erect a new entertainment hot spot to replace Towson’s last...

Freshman Survival Guide

Freshman Survival Guide

Emily Friesner and Amber Donawa

September 9, 2014


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On the first day of school, did you wake up with butterflies fluttering in your stomach? Did you beg your mom to let you stay in the comfort of your warm, cozy bed? Did you chug down a gallon of scalding hot coffee just to stay awake? Whether you felt like Kurt from Glee or Troy from High School Music...

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