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Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor 2016-17

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor 2016-17, Entertainment Editor

Senior Azanae Barrow is an Entertainment Editor for The Patriot and This is her second year on staff and third year taking journalism. Some of her achievements include: being on the tennis team, a member of the National French Honor Society, and pretending she will one day receive an acceptance letter from Hogwarts. Outside of room 305, you can find Barrow scrolling through BuzzFeed, making new music playlists, and laughing way too loudly at nothing in particular. Azanae Barrow can be reached for comments at [email protected].


All content by Azanae Barrow
Speaking a different language can be beneficial in multiple facets of life. The ability to speak another language can not only make you feel more confident while traveling, but it also provides many options for different professional opportunities.

Learn a foreign language to succeed

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
December 6, 2016
Senior Caroline Barwick mimics the moves to the famous Napoleon Dynamite dance during Variety Show rehearsal on Saturday, Nov. 19. The seniors raised over $8,200 towards their class budget.

Variety Show surpasses expectations

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
December 2, 2016
Freshman right back Kate Gromacki dodges a defender from Indian Creek on Oct. 25. Gromacki was a starter on the varsity field hockey team this year and was a part of the championship run this season.

Fresh faces flock to varsity fields

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
November 30, 2016
In recent years, cursing has become a popular concept. Singers and songwriters use it, actors and actresses can be heard swearing in the latest movie, and even books we read can contain some inappropriate language.

Cursing can become a “curse”

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
November 17, 2016
All eight Harry Potter movies will be shown in theaters across the country for one week only from Oct. 13 until Oct. 20. The movies are being shown to promote the newest film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, based off of the Harry Potter books and written by J.K. Rowling.

Attention all you wizards and half-bloods

Azanae Barrow, Entertainment Editor
October 13, 2016
Sophomore Paige Alban runs during a long distance relay competition. The womens indoor track team finished the championship meet at fourth overall.

Women’s indoor track

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
May 23, 2016
The responses above are from a survey conducted by The Patriot that 174 students responded to. Students were asked what exactly sexual assault is to them. These comments represent both supportive and perhaps shocking responses to questions about what sexual assault is, how they respond to it, and how big of an issue they feel it is in the local community.

War of words

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
April 27, 2016
Senior Caroline Angerts car was completely wrecked after slamming into a telephone pole. Angert was driving when her car hit a patch of ice and she lost control of the wheel.

Clear the roads for new drivers

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
March 21, 2016
For today’s minorities, racial stereotypes create a feeling of being the odd one out in their own schools and communities.

Minorities feel misplaced

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
February 12, 2016
A map showing timeline of  Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmans escape journey in Mexico.

El Chapo apprehended again

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
February 5, 2016
Senior Julia Dukes comes up for breath while performing the butterfly stroke during swim practice. According to her teammates, Dukes is one of the teams strongest swimmers and led the womens team last season.

Swim team splashes into new season

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
December 18, 2015
Anthony Magwood tackles the returner on the kickoff against St. Pauls which was a 43-0 victory for the Patriots. The varsity football team ended their perfect season, going 12-0, with a win against Curley in the championship 35-14.


Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
December 4, 2015
Senior Julianna Butta defends a McDonough player for the ball during the Oct. 13 match against McDonough which ended in a 11-0 loss for the Patriots. The womens varsity soccer team finished the year with a 5-8-1 record.

[PHOTO] Women’s Soccer

Daniel Robinson, Copy Editor
December 3, 2015
Lebanese people inspect an area where two explosions took place at Dahieh, know as Hezbollah stronghold, South Beirut, Lebanon on November 13, 2015. [A possible 26-35] people were killed and another 180 injured by double bombings.

Tragedy strikes across the globe

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
November 14, 2015
In early July, the mayor of Saint Omer and his colleagues came to Maryland in order to discuss the a french exchange. This photo was presented to administration of Lycée Ribot, the chapel and school where students could possibly visit. Archbishop John Carroll attended Lycée Ribot which is what prompted the school to contact JC for the exchange program.

French exchange sparks student interest

Azanae Barrow, Community Editor
October 21, 2015
Students try to buy food during the mod 5 lunch mod, which has over 300 students scheduled for lunch. The new schedule has two lunch mods with approximately half the school off per mod.

[PHOTO] More time off helps students succeed

Megan King, Perspectives Editor
October 13, 2015
Senior right midfielder and team captain Carly Lyon flicks the ball to the left of the defender to carry the ball into the circle. The varsity field hockey team played against Annapolis Area Christian School on Wednesday and won 5-1 to maintain their undefeated record.

[PHOTO] Senior prepares for last season

Kishan Patel, Online Editor in Chief
October 9, 2015
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