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The Potomac Current

The Student News Site of The Potomac School

The Potomac Current

Freshman Abby Park on Potomac Girls
For Freshmen who live for team sports, the year of Zoom workouts was a bust
David Boehm, Staff Writer • June 15, 2021

Through no fault of anyone’s, freshmen have lost the opportunity to experience high school sports at...

Is the return to semi-normal final exams too sudden? This student thinks so
Is the return to semi-normal final exams too sudden? This student thinks so
Alden Smallwood, Staff Writer • June 1, 2021

As we return to a sense of normalcy at school, our end of year testing is upon us. With some teachers...

Lifers offer their thoughts as they wrap up 13 years at Potomac
Ella Adamec, Staff Writer • June 18, 2021

As we wrap up this abnormal school year and bid farewell to the Class of 2021, it is important that we...

SDLC leaders reflect on conference and future goals for Potomac 
Isabel Engel and Ali O'Brien May 3, 2021

This past winter, six Potomac juniors participated in the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC)....

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Naveen Paddock
Episode #5: Freshman, Naveen Paddock, speaks on what its like to be a professional actor
Patrick Morris and John Djorup January 26, 2021

Welcome to the first episode of the new year of The Potomac Pod, hosted by Patrick Morris and John Djorup....

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In competition, Hadley lunges at her opponent. (Photo: By courtesy of Hadley).
Hadley Husisian fences her way onto the national team
Michelle Ahn, Staff Writer • June 29, 2021

In a remarkable achievement for any high school student, junior Hadley Husisian represented the United...

Davis negotiates a whitewater course in competition. (Photo: By courtesy of Davis).
Junior Davis Jung selected to represent the U.S. at the Junior World Championships of the International Canoe Federation
Kate Tuttle, Staff Writer • June 29, 2021

This summer, Potomac’s premier kayaker Junior Davis Jung will represent the United States in the canoe...

Varsity softball after a hard game. (Photo: Potomac Smugmug).
After a dominant run, Potomac’s Softball team makes it to the championship game before falling just short
Abby Rebhan, Staff Writer • June 28, 2021

Nine shutouts. Potomac’s varsity softball team was able to accomplish this in only one season.  This...

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Potomac lookalikes
Mina Bahadori and Madelyn Bonadio June 28, 2021

I got my driver's license last weeeeeek. No comment. Pull up to the fight, June 12. Potomac's...

Sophomores learn from junior PDA. (Photo: Mina Bahadori).
Satire: The dreaded PDA returns with a vengeance
Clay Socas, Staff Writer • June 18, 2021

Although Covid may have put a stop to Homecoming, sports seasons, and performances, it also saved many...

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Top Ten Summer Songs
Claire Coker and Peyton Zarate June 28, 2021

Summer is so close, you can practically taste the mouthwatering chocolate ice cream and the salty beach...

Sovan Patnaik ‘23 (left) and Malik Shelton ‘23 (right)are photographed together in the Tiered Classroom. College merchandise has proven to be a staple at Potomac. Sovan is repping the University of California, Berkeley. He has chosen to wear darker shorts to bring out the vibrant yellow “Cal” on his sweatshirt. His once white vans and quirky inside-out nike socks add brightness to his outfit. Malik is repping the University of Maryland. His outfit follows a grey-white color scale that allows the flag printed “Maryland” to stand out. His black Eddie Bauer jacket and black Nike shoes contrast well with his entire ensemble.
Out: Vineyard Vines. In: Something just a little bit "out there"
Layah Nasr, Staff Writer • June 28, 2021

Men’s fashion at Potomac has been revolutionized since the start of Covid. In the 2019-2020 school...