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Lake Braddock's Independent Student Newspaper

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Lake Braddock's Independent Student Newspaper

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A Multitude of Mediums

Sophia Healey and Cara DeJesus, Editors April 26, 2023

      The annual art show took place on April 12 during the school day and after school. The last one was in 2019, before covid. Because of the break, this years show showcased art from many years....

Count-Down to Dracula

Claire Holliday and Rachel Griffith, Staff Writers April 26, 2023

      At the end of April, the Lake Braddock Theatre will be performing Dracula adapted by Steven Dietz. The performance will be a true to the book rendition of the tale of Dracula who uses a British...

Game On: The Super Mario Bros’ Movie Leveled Up and Set Box Office Records

Julia Key, Editor April 26, 2023

      Released April 5th, The Super Mario Bros movie is the first full-length feature film from the Mario franchise since the live-action Mario movie in 1993. Because of the franchise's history, this...

A Moment in the Woods

Erina Haque, Staff Writer February 27, 2023

“A cow as white as milk. A cape as red as blood. The hair as yellow as corn. A slipper as pure as gold.” These strange but seemingly connected objects listed in the trailer are actually the ingredients...

Chorus perspective of “Drivers License” by Olivia Rodrigo

Hannah Tijani - Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo, 18 years old, born February 20 is known for her roles on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark and the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Rodrigo released a single...

Nonfiction Book Reviews

Marcell Subert, Copy Editor June 1, 2017

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright This Pulitzer-Prize winning account of the rise of one of the most notorious terrorist organizations in modern history eloquently...

The Crucible

Nathan Reiff, Art Editor May 25, 2017

While many students readied themselves for the bright neon lights and boisterous music of Uproar, the Lake Braddock Theatre was preparing under bright lights of a different kind,  ending its 44th season...

Not So Fine Arts

Jadyn Spradlin, Staff Writer May 1, 2017

“Each student is entitled to an excellent education that meets his or her individual needs. FCPS prepares all students for the world of the future by giving them a broad spectrum of opportunities to...

The OA Junior Ian Thompson Stars In The Latest Netflix Original Series

The OA Junior Ian Thompson Stars In The Latest Netflix Original Series

Peter Bashaw, Arts Editor February 1, 2017

Before all this started, his name was Ian Thompson. It still is, of course, but more and more he’s known for his stage name Alexander. He’s well known in the LB chorus, despite (and because) his quitting...

Poetry Out Loud

Megan Harwood, Staff Writer January 30, 2017

Poetry out loud has impacted the lives of many students, nationwide. The competition is based on a student's ability to memorize a poem and recite it with feeling and understanding. Founded in 2005, this...

A Look Backward and a Look Forward in the Arts

A Look Backward and a Look Forward in the Arts

Peter Bashaw, Arts Editor December 8, 2016

Last Friday the annual arts auction returned to the school library. The auction functions as a fundraiser for the art department, selling students’ works to raise funds. The works include ceramics, photos,...

Whitewashing in Hollywood

Soniya Madhavan, Staff Writer November 11, 2016

Since the Golden Age of Hollywood, cultural appropriation has been a hallmark of the film industry. In the upcoming movie Dr. Strange, there are lots of issues of “whitewashing.” Whitewashing is when...

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