• Spread the Word to End the Pain

    Spread the Word to End the Pain

    Stevie Picot, Sentry Staff Reporter

    March 20, 2015

    The word “retarded” is used daily by some people, and it is often tossed around carelessly in playful teasing. However, the fact of the matter is that "retarded" is a vile, harmful word used to label people suffering from mental, social or physical disabilities. There is much more to them than their... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Claire DeCroix/SENTRY

  • Dolan Smashes States

    Dolan Smashes States

    Beth Gentsch, Sentry Staff Reporter

    March 20, 2015

    The starter opens his mouth. “Take your mark.” Swimmers lean down, their arms of chiseled muscle holding steadily. With the sound of the beep, eight fastskin clad bodies dive in and become a whirlwind of waves mixed with arms and legs. Coaches shake their rolled up meet sheets vigorously in their... READ MORE »»

    Photo Courtesy of Mackenzie Kearney

  • Model UN is Brought to Life

    Model UN is Brought to Life

    Grace Stroup, Sentry Staff Reporter

    March 19, 2015

    On the afternoon of Thursday February 12, students from Yorktown made their way to the Washington Hilton Hotel for the North American Invitational Model United Nations (NAIMUN) and stayed there until Sunday night.  The students were there to role play delegates of the United Nations and stimulate UN... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Rachel Finley/SENTRY

  • Setbacks From the Snow

    Setbacks From the Snow

    Patrick Rita, Sentry Staff Reporter

    March 19, 2015

    Finally, spring sports are upon us.  The only problem is, Mother Nature did not get the memo.  When tryouts for most teams began on February 23, the ground was still covered in snow and temperatures often fell far below freezing.  This has resulted in some drastic measures, such as plow trucks going... READ MORE »»

    The tennis courts were covered in snow for the first weeks of the season

    Photo by Libby Boda/SENTRY

  • Katie Scruggs as Narcissa Malfoy

    Katie Scruggs as Narcissa Malfoy

    Emily Calvert, Sentry Staff Reporter

    March 16, 2015

    For her One Person Show, Katie Scruggs chose to play the character Narcissa Malfoy, Draco’s mom from the Harry Potter series. Narcissa is a pure-blood witch in the series, so it was certainly difficult for Scruggs to adapt her character; however, Narcissa’s determination to stand up for those she... READ MORE »»

    Photo Courtesy of Jim Coates

Your Favorite Celebrity Weatherman, Steve Rudin

Natalie Zur, Sentry Staff Reporter

The rise of Twitter has brought upon us a new kind of celebrity: the kind that does not even know they are one.  Enter Steve Rudin, ABC7 weatherman with a bonus 50k (and rising) follower count on Twitter.  But to Rudin,...  Read More »

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Discovering Arlington’s Overcrowding Problem

Discovering Arlington’s Overcrowding Problem

John Trainum, Sentry Staff Reporter

Arlington is growing as a county, and with this growth comes more kids every year—many of whom enroll in Arlington’s public schools. Because of this, overcrowding of the school system has become a serious concern in recent...  Read More »

March 20, 2015 • 0 comments

Fixing the Unfixable: How will the Much-Maligned Ballston Mall be renovated?

Fixing the Unfixable: How will the Much-Maligned Ballston Mall be renovated?

Andy Belilos, Sentry Staff Reporter

“It has potential.” That is the kindest thing many can say about the current state of Ballston Common Mall. For years now, the oddly-shaped and confusing mall has been shunned by both hardcore shoppers and those simply...  Read More »

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Champions League Kicks Off to a Crazy Start

Eli Locke , Sentry Staff Reporter

Every four years, the FIFA World Cup mesmerizes soccer (or football) fans and non-fans alike around the globe. Yet for many of these viewers, after the tournament is over the excitement of seeing the world’s best soccer...  Read More »

March 26, 2015 • 0 comments

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The Vaccination “Debate”

Sean Muth, Sentry Staff Reporter

If you want to start a debate at any large gathering, just say the word “vaccine.” Controversy surrounding the efficacy and possible side effects of having young children vaccinated has been discussed...  Read More »

March 19, 2015 • 0 comments

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