The Griffin

October Edition 2018

October 31, 2018

Schoology: teachers adapt

October 31, 2018

While “creative, accessible, innovative and intuitive” are the words that have been fed to teachers and students about Schoology, stakeholders have endured their fair share of qualms. Since the introduction of Schoology, which...

Second language learners lack necessary support

Anna Boland and Ankith Hiremath

October 31, 2018

Dulaney students learning English as a second language find themselves caught between two less-than-ideal options: they can either attend Parkville High, an unfamiliar school with a specialized language program, or stay at Dulaney,...

Teachers grapple with finances

Rochelle Shubinsky and Madelyn Essig

October 31, 2018

Faculty and staff received a seven-question survey Sept. 7 regarding the sudden decline in teacher retention. The influx of teacher truancy has been associated with factors such as salary and workload. Spanish teacher Maureen...

Words with Wynkoop

Maria Eberhart, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2018

Q: What’s your initial outlook for this school year with the implementation of new policy and foreboding change? A: I would definitely identify it as a year of transition. The good news is that the transitions aren’t unprecedented....

Constant change promotes growth, resilience and tenacity

October 31, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The return to school inevitably ushers in a myriad of policy changes throughout the school, and this year is no exception: the introduction of devices (complete with bright blue Baltimore County...

Crazy rich representation

Emily Zhu, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Everyone wants to be the hero of their own story. When Constance Wu, the heroine of “Crazy Rich Asians,” reflected on the concept of her role and how it elevates minority representation in film she said: “I mean, it kind...

Senior guidance propels talented youth in program

Kyle Frederick, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

A major factor in the Lions’ success has been the juxtaposition of veteran leadership and promising youth. Behind the helm of the varsity golf team’s 8-0 record were seniors Johnny Carroll and Chan Park. Sophomore Ryan Choi,...