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The Charge

The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

The Student News Site of Patriot High School

The Charge

Although Patriot is taking action to prevent further spread of Covid-19 by sending students home to quarantine and checking for who was in close contact with that individual, safety protocols are increasingly being dismissed by students and staff members.

Patriot Needs to Do Better at Controlling Covid-19 Cases

Covid-19 cases continue to escalate within our school’s walls. Therefore, administration must improve to reduce the increasing number of cases weekly.
Mariana El-khouri April 7, 2022

Upon returning to in-person learning and in midst of the pandemic, there were several safety protocols and rules placed in order to enter the school. For instance, wearing a mask and social distancing...

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Patriot Unfiltered: How Do I Get Better At Spanish?

Patriot Unfiltered: How Do I Get Better At Spanish?

Patriot Unfiltered is the advice column by the The Charge staff. This series is a safe space for students to ask questions regarding any problems they may be facing.
Melissa Kus and Sahar Tabibi February 5, 2022

Dear Patriot Unfiltered, I am struggling with Spanish. You would think that since I'm in Spanish IV, I would know a good amount. But I don't. Any tips? Sincerely, Struggling Señorita   Dear...

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Kidney transplant recipient Agustin De La O Martinez meets his donor Kat Velkoff at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Photo by Jay Korff/ABC7 News

“I Would Do It Again”: Patriot Teaching Assistant Gives Kidney

Maha Laiq May 5, 2021

The room is silent, except for the constant clicking of a mouse. Staring at her computer screen intently, Patriot Teaching Assistant Kat Velkoff is researching the steps on becoming a living...

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