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  • Deadly Attack in London

    Deadly Attack in London

    Alex Perrault, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    On Wednesday, March 22 in Westminster, a motorist mowed down at least five pedestrians, killing one, while one policeman, Keith Palmer, was stabbed and killed outside the Parliament building. The perpetrator stabbed Palmer multiple times before rushing the Parliament building only to be shot down by the Par...

    Reuters.com

  • Tale as Old as Time

    Tale as Old as Time

    Caroline Morales, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    Beauty and the Beast was released in theaters on Friday, March 17. After seeing it on Friday afternoon, I can wholeheartedly recommend it as an excellent movie, despite criticism of Hollywood stars’ pipes. Emma Watson shines as Belle, the headstrong bookworm of her provincial town. While her voca...

    Shrinktank.com

  • An Arabian Night

    An Arabian Night

    Hallie Reese, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    After chapel on Tuesday, March 21, the exuberant junior class surprised the seniors with the reveal of the 2017 Prom Theme, Arabian Nights. Prom Committee decorated the blue wing with purple, red, gold, and black decorations such as balloons, lights, lamps, and even fondue. Prom committee spent over 15 ho...

    Abby Remein

  • March Madness Picks

    March Madness Picks

    Sam Walkup, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    Every year in March, the top 68 college basketball teams come together and compete in the NCAA tournament. “March Madness,” as it is more commonly called, causes millions of fans to flock to their TVs and roughly 70 million brackets to be created. Now with only 16 out of the 68 teams left in th...

    Thefeministwire.com

  • Japanese Government and Electric Company Found Liable

    Japanese Government and Electric Company Found Liable

    Seth Nichols, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    After the colossal nuclear disaster of 2011 in Fukushima, Japan, people began to debate whether the Japanese government and the electrical company running the plant were negligent in failing to prevent the meltdown. The disaster caused several thousand people to leave their homes and move away due t...

    Sputniknews.com

News

New Reports on Jose Fernandez’s Fatal Boat Crash

New Reports on Jose Fernandez’s Fatal Boat Crash

Ben Arrington, Staff Writer

A new report released by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commision late last week contains troubling news about the night that Jose Fernandez and two of his friends lost their lives  in a boat crash.   New fi...

March 24

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Up Close and Personal

Get to Know Ivy Allen

Get to Know Ivy Allen

Aaron Leathers, Staff Writer

Ivy Allen, 10th grader, started out this year with a change of lifestyle, after previously attending STAB. She holds a unique background lots of people would love to hear ab...

March 12

Get to Know Madison Schjoth

Get to Know Madison Schjoth

March 2

Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together ...

Get to Know Eliza Joczik

Get to Know Eliza Joczik

February 23

Everyone, welcome Eliza Joczik, new to Covenant's halls...

Claire Marie Colley: Anime Aficionado

Claire Marie Colley: Anime Aficionado

January 19

Have you met Claire Marie Colley yet? Claire Marie ...

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Polls

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, March 21

    Trinity Episcopal

    TCS 0 - St. Gertrude 3

  • Tuesday, March 21

    Girls' Softball

    TCS 3 - STAB 19

  • Tuesday, March 21

    Baseball

    TCS 11 - Woodberry Forest 5

  • Tuesday, March 21

    Boys Lacrosse

    TCS 3 - Christ Church 9

  • Tuesday, March 21

    Varsity Tennis

    TCS 8 - Blue Ridge 1

Opinion

Athletes Overpaid

Athletes Overpaid

Aaron Leathers, Staff Writer

Across all the main sports, the average salary is 2.5 million dollars per year. Making the average career earnings 12.6 million. This surpluses the income for the average Amer...

March 16

Be Bold for Change: Women’s Day 2017

Be Bold for Change: Women’s Day 2017

March 12

Climate Change: Calm and Collected or Critical?

Climate Change: Calm and Collected or Critical?

February 16

Soda: What’s Really Inside

Soda: What’s Really Inside

December 2

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The student news site of The Covenant School in Charlotteville, Virginia
The student news site of The Covenant School in Charlotteville, Virginia