The Patriot

  • Farewell Class of 2020! We will miss you!
  • Distance Learning will continue through Friday, May 15.
  • Last day of school for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be Friday, June 5.

John Carroll handles the COVID-19 crisis exceptionally well

Alex Hau, Media Chief

May 1, 2020

There is no doubt that the Coronavirus has thrown a pretty large wrench into the works of how things operate. Every student around the country has had their academic life affected, and many of them have been left in the dark (or...

Using the Time Off to Reflect and Be Thankful

Kate Gromacki, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

We’ve been home now for over a month. School from home has become the new normal as we try to protect ourselves from the virus. Some students even remark that they’ve lost their sense of time, even what day it is. Easter came...

How Coronavirus has given us a rare gift: the gift of time

Emma Balint, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2020

“I don’t have enough time.” Everyone has said this at least once in their lives. Especially as teenagers, we fill every waking minute with school, sports, homework, family time, etc. But we don’t have a choice most of...

Maryland enforces face mask law amid COVID-19 pandemic

Cameron Gibson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

This year, although we are only four months in, has been packed full of world news, crisis, and overall changes in lifestyle. With the Coronavirus pandemic still continuing to rise in Maryland, new rules and regulations have been...

All states need to enact stay-at-home orders

Giovanni Rizzotti, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

With the Coronavirus continuing to spread throughout the United States, many states have taken drastic action to protect the health and safety of its citizens. This includes the closure of all non-essential businesses, the closure...

Location is a big deciding factor in choosing a college

Isabelle Wilson, Managing Editor

May 1, 2020

Going to a college in a big city has always been a dream of mine, specifically in New York City. Living far away from my family never has raised any concerns for me. However, since the global pandemic came to the United States,...

Graduation means so much to seniors

Malik Scott, Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

The alumni who have walked the halls before us have said that walking across the stage in front of everyone who has supported you along your journey is a feeling like no other. Unfortunately, right now, we seniors do not have...

COVID-19: Everyone has opinions

Maddie Root, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2020

Over the last couple weeks, there’s one thing that has been on everyone’s mind: COVID-19 or the Coronavirus. It’s impossible not to think about. It’s everywhere. Whenever you turn on the TV, listen to music on Spotify,...

Pro/Con: Governor Hogan places restrictions on citizens of Maryland and encourages social distancing

Julia Williams (PRO) & Emma Balint (CON)

March 26, 2020

PRO: Although there have been a few restrictions made against going out during the pandemic, I feel that there is no need to panic and that people, especially students, should still go outside but take the proper precautions in...

There’s Nothing Like Playing Music

Alex Hau, Media Chief

March 14, 2020

Since the fourth grade, I have played some type of musical instrument. Back then, it was the violin. I wasn’t very good at first because it was a very difficult instrument, and I was only about 10 years old.  However, that...

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