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The 2023 B- CC used book sale
Used Book Sale
Logan Tongberg, News Writer • February 23, 2024

B-CC's PTSA will hold their annual Used Book Sale on March 9 and 10 from 9a.m. to 3p.m. The sale, run by the PTSA, is B-CC’s biggest annual fundraiser, which provides funding to a wide range of B-CC clubs and activities. It runs on student and parent...

Barons Advance to State Quarterfinals
Barons Advance to State Quarterfinals
Aaron Lewis, Sports Writer

Barons Ice Hockey defeated South River High School in the third round of the playoffs on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Gardens Ice House. B-CC got...

Color Wheels created during art class by Barons and their buddies
Best Buddies Travel to Stephen Knolls School
Will Swann, News Writer

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the B-CC chapter of Best Buddies made a trip to Silver Spring to hang out and engage in bonding activities with their...

Barons Swim and Dive is making history.
Barons Break Records
David Kamau and Julien Holbrook

Recently, two B-CC Barons broke records at Washington Metros for the Swim and Dive team. Junior Clayton Waterman broke an 8-year-old school record...

There are almost too many options to choose from
Water Bottles Basics
Amelia Zalubas, Feature Writer • February 16, 2024

Water is an essential element of life and, due to it being a liquid, it needs to be stored in a bottle. There are a wide range of water bottles...

Ms Guevara, the B-CC Program Director for College Tracks.
College Tracks: Step Towards More Affordable Colleges and College Support
Naveed Ahmad, Feature Writer

For 20 years now, College Tracks has been an active part of the B-CC community. It is at five different high schools in Montgomery County but...

Emma and Katherine Schwartz on a family vacation in Greece.
The Truth About Twin Telepathy
Amelia Zalubas and Ellie Harper

“I do not know, she’s really on my heart. I feel like something’s wrong, you know? And then a couple of days later, we got a phone call...

College apps, grades and extracurriculars can feel overwhelming to seniors.
Surviving First Quarter Senior Year
Alyssa Wiener, Feature Writer

"It's like everything's collapsing down on me at once," shared Senior Class Vice President Kate Campbell. Her workload while balancing college...

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La mala nota que obtuviste, y tal vez la veas como un reflejo de tu inteligencia, puede parecer destructiva y puede hacer que parezca que los sueños que tienes se están alejando cada vez más de tu alcance.
El fracaso es una opción: usarlo para crecer y borrar la vergüenza que conlleva
Diana Moncada, BARONES BILINGÜES writer • February 16, 2024

Sin duda, los estudiantes deben cumplir constantemente con los estándares y expectativas que se mantienen para ellos. Una cosa es apuntar alto...

El presidente de El Salvador
Nayib Bukele
El Salvador Elections
February 9, 2024
Not everyone has a Valentine.
Culture
Single (And Not Sad) During V-Day
Lucy Dahl and Aida Humphries February 9, 2024

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and love is in the air. That means a lot of people in relationships will be doing classic couples activities…except...

Many Women, from Taylor Swift to SZA, won big at the Grammys this year
Women Dominate the Grammys
February 9, 2024

This year’s Grammy Awards show was dominated by women, as many won their first-ever Grammy award, and others made history, initiating a shift...

Coco Jones and Ed Sheeran were among many artists with notable outfits at the Grammys
The Best and Worst Dressed At The Grammys
February 9, 2024

Music stars made their appearance at the Grammy Awards Ceremony last Sunday, Feb. 4. With all eyes on the red carpet, fashion statements are...

Valentines Day, Bop or Flop?
Valentine’s Day - Best or Worst Holiday?
February 9, 2024

Chocolate hearts, teddy bears, and roses fill every store in preparation for Cupid’s holiday, Valentine’s Day. For Barons in love, this is...

Is resilience always a good thing?
The Pitfalls of Fostering Resilience 
Kristine Roque, Opinion Writer • February 16, 2024

When life knocks you down, do you bounce back quickly? Do you refuse to let failure overwhelm you? You might remind yourself, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche first coined this phrase in 1888. However,...

Seeking closure can re-open old wounds
Breakups: Seeking Closure is Hurting, Not Helping
Swati Ernst, Opinion Writer

While the stories from students shared below are verifiable, their names have been replaced to provide anonymity. Closure is sought after...

A later school start might be good for everyone
MCPS Should Push Back School Start Times
Ellie Harper, Feature Writer

“The amount of friends who tell me that they’re just so tired is too many,” Sophomore Emily Flemming said. Whether in the hallways or the...

Five-day weeks can sometimes be a lot to handle
A Much Needed Respite: Four-Day School Weeks
Seth Gehl, Opinion Writer

B-CC students recently missed the majority of a school week due to holidays and inclement weather cancellations, which served as a reminder that...

Sandra Norman and her cuppa blood
Don’t Talk To Me Until I’ve Had My Blood
Oliver Shuchart, Snitch Writer • February 16, 2024

Our reporter is in the home of Bethesda native, Sandra Norman, the creator of the new trend sweeping the nation: recreational vampirism. Housewives...

ChatGPT has something to say about The Tattlers coverage of AI.
Letter to the Editor re: The Rise of AI by ChatGPT and the AI Community
Chat GPT, with support from Jude Wilkenfeld • November 3, 2023

Dear Editor, In response to the recent article on the rising use of artificial intelligence (AI) in education, including the mention of our...

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B-CC wrestlers move to regionals
B-CC Wrestling Takes On The Post Season
Mack Fisher, Sports Writer • February 23, 2024

Twelve members of the B-CC Wrestling team qualified for the Individual Regional Championships after competing in the Individual County Championships...

Senior Adam Strong Jacobson prepares to take a free throw against Churchill.
Senior Night Success
Adam Niman, Sports Writer • February 16, 2024

The Barons celebrated their senior players before their last regular season home game on Feb. 13 in a joint ceremony with Girls Basketball. Boys...

Sophomore Elisha Robinson looks for an open teammate in a game against Churchill
Barons Beat Bulldogs on Senior Night
Nate Bromberger, Sports Writer • February 16, 2024

The Barons made a statement on Senior Night against Winston Churchill High School, winning by a score of 56-41 on Feb. 13. The Barons have 4...

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