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  • Prom 2017

    Prom 2017

    Claire Netemeyer, Editor

    April 28, 2017

    This past Saturday, our juniors and seniors (plus their dates) gathered on the Downtown Mall for possibly the most awaited event of one’s high school career: PROM. Like in previous years, Covenant’s prom was held at the Paramount theatre, and this year’s theme was the exotic “Arabian Nights....

  • Annual Carnival

    Annual Carnival

    Caroline Morales, Editor

    April 28, 2017

    The Second Annual PTC Carnival happened on Friday, April 21. Replacing the yard sale, the popular event attracted dozens of students and their families from both the Upper and Lower campuses. Despite a brief rain shower, the event ran smoothly. One popular attraction was the petting zoo; alpacas, chick...

  • Fowl Play

    Fowl Play

    Hallie Reese, Staff Writer

    April 28, 2017

    The seniors surprised the Covenant community with new members of the student body: chickens.  Teachers and students were shocked when they heard and saw the livestock blocking one of the Yellow Wing doors as a part of the Senior Prank. However, the chickens were only a piece of the prank. Hovering ...

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  • Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Prison Cell

    Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Prison Cell

    Sam Walkup, Staff Writer

    April 27, 2017

    Former NFL star tight end, Aaron Hernandez, has been found dead in his prison cell after committing suicide on April 19. Just 10 months after signing a five-year 40-million dollar contract with the New England Patriots, Hernandez was arrested and charged with first degree murder of Odin Lloyd in 2...

  • Father McDermott

    Father McDermott

    Claire Netemeyer, Staff Writer

    April 19, 2017

    Recently, one of Covenant’s own became an official clergy member in the Anglican Church. Our beloved Latin magister Mr. McDermott became Father McDermott this past March after a multi-year long path to becoming a deacon. A big honor, McDermott’s new position gives him a chance to serve his Church in a ...

News

Increased Tension Between North Korea and United States

Increased Tension Between North Korea and United States

Seth Nichols, Staff Writer

Over the past few years, Kim Jong Un, the Chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea, has announced several threats towards its enemies, including the testing of nuclear weapons. Over the years, the United States has let Nort...

April 27, 2017

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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, 2017

Get to Know Madison Schjoth

Get to Know Madison Schjoth

March 2, 2017

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

Get to Know Eliza Joczik

Get to Know Eliza Joczik

February 23, 2017

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

Claire Marie Colley: Anime Aficionado

Claire Marie Colley: Anime Aficionado

January 19, 2017

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

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Polls

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Wednesday, April 26

    Baseball

    TCS 12 - Virginia Episcopal 0

  • Wednesday, April 26

    Varsity Girls' Soccer

    TCS 7 - Stuart Hall 1

  • Tuesday, April 18

    Varsity Tennis

    TCS 4 - Steward 5

  • Wednesday, April 12

    JV Girls' Soccer

    TCS 5 - Stuart Hall 0

  • Tuesday, April 11

    Varsity Girls Lacrosse

    TCS 7 - Monticello 18

Opinion

Hunting – Fun or Unethical?

Hunting – Fun or Unethical?

Aaron Leathers, Staff Writer

Hunting—a very controversial topic, but rarely discussed. Is hunting for fun a sufficient  reason to allow people to hunt? First, hunting was created as a way to obtain ...

April 27, 2017

Athletes Overpaid

Athletes Overpaid

March 16, 2017

Be Bold for Change: Women’s Day 2017

Be Bold for Change: Women’s Day 2017

March 12, 2017

Climate Change: Calm and Collected or Critical?

Climate Change: Calm and Collected or Critical?

February 16, 2017

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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