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  • Amanda MacKaye to the Rescue: G-Scale Support Employee of the Year

    Amanda MacKaye to the Rescue: G-Scale Support Employee of the Year

    Jessie Moyer, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 15, 2017

    A teacher’s job is not easy. Keeping track of all of the curriculum that needs to be taught, papers that need to be given and books that need to be organized and handed out can be time consuming and stressful. But have no fear, administrative assistant Amanda MacKaye is here! Recipient of the G-Sca... READ MORE »»

    Ms. MacKaye is known for her humor and kindness

    Bergen Romness

  • In Case Cupid’s Arrow Missed You

    In Case Cupid’s Arrow Missed You

    Andrea Henriquez, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 14, 2017

    It’s that time of year again. The aisles at CVS are already decorated with hearts. The shelves are stocked with chocolate boxes and corny cards filled with the infamous lines of “roses are red, violets are blue.” Men and women can be seen trying to stuff massive teddy-bears in the trunks of th... READ MORE »»

    Valentine's Day is a good time to treat yourself to movies and chocolate

    Alison Jones

  • Importance of the Media: Alternative Facts

    Importance of the Media: Alternative Facts

    Ryan Van Kirk, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 14, 2017

    Americans should not take the media for granted, especially now that Trump is in office. During his campaign and now his Presidency, Trump has attacked certain news stations, most specifically CNN, calling them distrustful and liars. Recently, Trump, his cabinet and his supporters have adopted the ter... READ MORE »»

    The media plays a very important role of the way news is spread around the country

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  • Increasing Class Size: A Problem or Solution?

    Increasing Class Size: A Problem or Solution?

    Sofie Dalton, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 14, 2017

    Large class sizes and overcrowding are nothing new to students, parents and teachers in Arlington County Public Schools (APS). Student enrollment has rapidly been growing in Arlington for the past ten years, and the effects of overcrowding are spilling into the classroom. As the amount of students grow,... READ MORE »»

    Classes have been getting bigger and bigger each year

    Sydney McMahon

  • A Movie’s Purpose Overshadowed

    A Movie’s Purpose Overshadowed

    Claire Kuwana, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 14, 2017

    The official trailer released for the new movie A Dog’s Purpose pulls at one’s heartstrings; however, a recent video exposing some controversial production methods regarding the animals does quite the opposite. The film centers around one dog who searches for his purpose throughout multiple lifeti... READ MORE »»

    The movie A Dog's Purpose had a controversial video come out just before the film

    Bergen Romness

Amanda MacKaye to the Rescue: G-Scale Support Employee of the Year

Amanda MacKaye to the Rescue: G-Scale Support Employee of the Year

Jessie Moyer, Sentry Staff Reporter

A teacher’s job is not easy. Keeping track of all of the curriculum that needs to be taught, papers that need to be given and books that need to be organized and handed out can be time consuming and stressful. But have no fear...  Read More »

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Under a Rock: Has America Hit the Wall with Trump’s Policies?

Under a Rock: Has America Hit the Wall with Trump’s Policies?

Rosie Eldridge, Sentry Staff Reporter

As President Barack Obama goes, so go his policies regarding affordable healthcare, federal funding and foreign relations. Newly elected President of the United States Donald J. Trump has an entirely different vision for t...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

Importance of the Media: Alternative Facts

Importance of the Media: Alternative Facts

Ryan Van Kirk, Sentry Staff Reporter

Americans should not take the media for granted, especially now that Trump is in office. During his campaign and now his Presidency, Trump has attacked certain news stations, most specifically CNN, calling them distrustful a...  Read More »

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Greatness or Grift

Greatness or Grift

Nick Warnement, Sentry Staff Reporter

Tom Brady, Quarterback of the New England Patriots, is widely regarded as one of the best players in the history of the National Football League (NFL). He has been the face of the league for over a decade, and at 39 years ...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

  • The Calm Before the Storm: Super Bowl Week February 15, 2017
  • Fluff Not Ruff February 14, 2017
  • Athlete of the Month: Ethan McKelvain February 14, 2017
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Unifying Through Patriotism

Unifying Through Patriotism

Elizabeth Noe, Sentry Staff Reporter

On the historic day of Friday, January 20, the 45th President Donald Trump was elected into office and delivered his inauguration speech. In his speech, he talked about the peaceful transfer of power ...  Read More »

Feb 15 • No Comments

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Awards Season

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Awards Season

February 15, 2017

Increasing Class Size: A Problem or Solution?

Increasing Class Size: A Problem or Solution?

February 14, 2017

“Beloved” Bill Threatens Beloved Books

“Beloved” Bill Threatens Beloved Books

January 23, 2017

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The student news site of Yorktown High School
The student news site of Yorktown High School