PRIDE Period’s Suspension Causes Backlash from Students and Teachers

Khadija Naeem and Shaun Hoffmann, Staff Writers

January 21, 2020

  Old Mill High School’s PRIDE Period is a 45 minute period that occurs after first period Tuesday through Friday. Students can redo work, fix up their grades, or have free time in the gym, weight room, or library. The week befo...

TikTok: An App That Influences Trends

Khadija Naeem, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

TikTok is a trending new social media platform where users can publish creative videos on different topics to the world. This app is used by millions of users worldwide on a daily basis, and is continuing to grow in pop culture. TikTok is a...

Celebrating Mr.Barrett’s 16th Year at Old Mill High School

Khadija Naeem and Shaun Hoffmann, Staff Writers

December 13, 2019

Helping students succeed and seeing them grow is something Mr. Barrett, Old Mill High School’s 9th grade guidance counselor, aspires to do. His family and his job is a huge influence on his life.  Kenneth  Brandon Ba...

Students Parking in the Teacher Lot

Tori Callender, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Over the past year there has been a bit of controversy over students parking in the teacher lot rather than the student lot. Some do it because they are late to school and others do it simply for a shorter walk. According to...

Ms. Culver: How A Job Can Change A Person

Jasmine Outen, Staff Writer

June 13, 2019

Ms. Culver is a long-term substitute at Old Mill High School. She is substituting for Mrs. Gershon who previously taught an Honors English 11 course. Ms. Culver attended The University of Maryland and graduated in 2017. She was...

The Evolution of The Old Mill Yearbook

Jasmine Outen, Mikey Adelberger, Max Carzon, Staff Writers

June 10, 2019

Mrs. Tambellini (Tambo) is the current yearbook teacher at Old Mill High School and has been since 2006. The making of the yearbook was Mrs. Tambo’s first job here. In 2006, she created her first yearbook and to this day it...

Teacher Profile: Mr. Lesica

Mikey Adelberger, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Mr. Lesica is a history teacher at Old Mill High School. He originally wanted to coach, and he found teaching as an easy way to become a coach. “Easiest way to coach is to become a teacher,” Lesica said. Mr. Lesica played...

A Colorism Controversy

Aaliyah Love, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Light Skins vs Dark Skins, a colorism controversy! Colorism is a controversial form of racism that is being practiced more than ever before. Old Mill students and staff have a variety of opinions on colorism and some have even...

Advanced Placement VS. The International Baccalaureate Program

Tori Callender, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

AP V.S. IB AP and IB classes are advanced classes that some students chose to take throughout their four years here at Old Mill. While IB is a program and AP are individually chosen classes created by The College Board, which...

Say Goodbye to Drama With These Steps

Robert Dula, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Have you ever been around drama that you can’t get out of? Have you heard something so outlandish about you that you couldn’t believe it? Trust me almost everyone has had these moments. Drama ends up consuming you at one point...