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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

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...

"Red Taylor's Version" Polarizes Potomac's Students
Madelyn Bonadio, Opinion Editor • December 23, 2021

This November, Taylor Swift’s newly released “Red Taylor’s Version” sparked controversy around...

Winter Break Boredom Busters
Kate Tuttle, Features Editor • December 21, 2021

Potomac students, you did it. You made it to winter break after a long and stressful three weeks post-Thanksgiving...

Students participate in a lunch conversation with Mr. Grant and Dr. Heard
Key DEI Leaders Share their Perspectives on Potomac's New CCERJ
Arielle Kouyoumdjian, Staff Writer • December 16, 2021

Arielle Kouyoumdjian, the Current's podcaster extraordinaire, explores our new Center for Community,...

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Ancient Pueblo Cliff Dwelling in Bears Ears National Monument
Bears Ears National Monument, Tribal Sovereignty, and Climate Change
Arielle Kouyoumdjian, Staff Writer • December 7, 2021

Freshman podcaster Arielle delves into the controversy over Bears Ears National Monument, in Southeastern...

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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...

Captains of Potomacs sports teams share their enthusiasm for the season ahead
At Winter Sports Media Day, Athletes in Every Sport Share their Excitement
Audrey Lee, Executive Editor • December 9, 2021

At Potomac sports media day on November 20, winter student athletes gathered to enjoy a morning of bagels,...

Potomacs Cross Country Team Excels at States
Potomac's Cross Country Team Excels at States
Kate Tuttle, Features Editor • November 21, 2021

Potomac’s cross country team has accomplished many feats in the three months they have been training...

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Anwar Karim 22 performs for a rapt audience
Coffeehouse 2021: Back to Full Strength
December 22, 2021

On Friday, December 10, Potomac’s Coffeehouse came back stronger than ever. For the first time in two...

Olee Banerjee and Pippa Westland welcome all to Acaceptance
Acaceptance, Potomac's New A Capella Ensemble, Focuses on Accepting Every Voice
Leela Iyer, Staff Writer • December 9, 2021

About a month ago, juniors Olee Banerjee and Pippa Westland, hoping to change assumptions about a capella...

Doctor Faustus Indulges the Dark Arts in the Fall Play
"Doctor Faustus" Indulges the Dark Arts in the Fall Play
Peyton Zarate and Claire Coker November 30, 2021

On Friday, November 5th and Saturday, November 6th, Potomac’s theatre department put on three performances...

Steve Lacy's "The Lo-Fis" is one of his best
Hayes Nolin, Staff Writer • November 30, 2021

Coming off of his 2019 debut Apollo XXI, Steve Lacy released The Lo-Fis in 2020, a 25-minute collection...

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Students wonder whether theyll reach the front of the line before the end of lunch
Long Lines in the Lunchroom
Matt Brow, Staff Writer • December 16, 2021

This year, lunch, everyone’s favorite time of the day, has been a catastrophe. No, not because of the...

Senior debate team captains Samira Abbasi and Isabel Brittin working out with the infamous 2-pound weights.
Why are All the Debaters so Jacked?
Clay Socas, Entertainment Editor • December 10, 2021

While many seniors have decided to do basketball, weights and conditioning, or swimming to stay in shape,...

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