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The Potomac Current

The Student News Site of The Potomac School

The Potomac Current

The Student News Site of The Potomac School

The Potomac Current

All Roads Lead to Grades: Is it Time for a Pass-Fail Option?
All Roads Lead to Grades: Is it Time for a Pass-Fail Option?
Ali O'Brien, Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 3, 2022

As Potomac intensifies its focus on student mental health, it is time to start the conversation around...

Differentiated Testing Offers Greater Flexibility and less Stress
Jessica Raman January 9, 2022

After a year of virtual testing plagued by Zoom glitches, Google form typos, and hours upon hours of...

The Current in Print
Mural by Kennedy Ferguson
New Kennedy Ferguson mural unveiled outside of the MSCC
Victor Lee, Staff Writer • March 29, 2022

Senior Kennedy Ferguson has unveiled a new library-themed mural in the East Building hallway, outside...

Guys and Dolls To Light Up EPAC
Peyton Zarate, Arts and Culture Editor • March 2, 2022

Guys and Dolls premieres on Friday, March 4th and Saturday, March 5th. Set in 1950s New York, the show...

The Potomac Crossword by Layah Nasr
Potomac Athletes in different spring sports are excited to take the field
Potomac's Spring Sports Athletes Take the Field
Maia Phillips March 16, 2022

As the spring season begins, most sports teams have begun training for competition. This will be the...

Potomacs Varsity Basketball Team poses at Spangler in a Relaxed Moment
A Covid Flareup on the Girls Varsity Basketball Team Spurs Potomac’s Rapid Covid Response Team into Action
Audrey Lee, Mina Bahadori, and Ethan Norton December 16, 2021

With winter break just around the corner, Potomac’s student body is scrambling to understand what a...

Students congregate in the Crossroads at the end of a school day.
Our Shared Lexicon: An essay on the language our community uses to talk about identity
Arielle Kouyoumdjian, Staff Writer • May 9, 2022

Our shared lexicon is the medium with which we capture the nuances of our humanity and individual experiences....

Mr. Stephen Wicker ready to welcome students into his English classroom.
The power of words to include and exclude, to raise up and to tear down: An extended interview with Mr. Stephen Wicker
Arielle Kouyoumdjian, Staff Writer • April 15, 2022

Mr. Stephen Wicker, my ninth grade English teacher, is a master of language and literature. His knowledge...

Ms. Salamones advisory poses on the Congressional Country Clubs terrace.
Potomac's Seniors and Juniors turn out for a fun Prom
Ella Adamec, Photography Editor • May 18, 2022

Potomac's prom took place at Congressional Country club in Bethesda on Saturday, April 30. The week leading...

Black Corner: A Timeline
Black Corner: A Timeline
Victor Lee, Staff Writer • February 6, 2022

For years, The Black Corner in the northeast Corner of the Lower Crossroads has been an affinity space...

Our Evolving Lexicon: Ms. Wills talks about DEI and Empowerment
Our Evolving Lexicon: Ms. Wills talks about DEI and Empowerment
Arielle Kouyoumdjian, Staff Writer • February 16, 2022

In the first episode of a planned series on our community's response to changtes in the Lexicon of identities,...

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