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An Open Letter to the College Board

The College Board began publishing the AP Daily Videos on September 1 to assist teachers adapting to teaching online during the pandemic.
Courtesy of al.collegeboard.org/learning-development/ap-classroom
Democratize AP by Publishing AP Daily Videos
November 13, 2020

This summer, I couldn’t wait for September 1 because that was the day the College Board was expected to publish the AP daily videos. I was excited to learn music theory, art history and psychology. However,...

Election Exasperation

The 2020 election is already set up to be an timely process, as mail-in votes slowly flow in and candidates grapple for control of the White House and Senate.
How To Stay Calm As The Ballots Come In
November 5, 2020

We monitor our Twitter feeds with an unflinching gaze, desperate for another set of ballots to be reported. Our search histories are checkered with election coverage; the New York Times’ Election Needles...

Sarah Kotb, Future Pageant Queen

Sarah Kotb, Future Pageant Queen
“My journey to the Crown and my Journey to finding myself ”
October 30, 2020

    Sarah Kotb is a current senior struggling to complete her early admission just like most teens in America trying to balance her AP courses, an internship with a Congressman, her activities in Cinco...

In Defense of the Not-So-Scary Halloween Movie

In Defense of the Not-So-Scary Halloween Movie
A guide to a socially distanced Halloween
October 29, 2020

Happy Halloween Cougars! As we’re forced to postpone or cancel most trick or treating plans and elaborate costume parties, many students have had trouble getting into the spooky spirit this season. Never...

SATIRE: Presidential Debate Shows Candidates Are Definitely, Unconditionally, Equally Bad, We Promise

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election was held Tuesday, September 29, at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
October 7, 2020

The first presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle on September 29 left Americans shocked, flabbergasted, and utterly befuddled. The approximately hour-and-a-half long political brawl between former...

The Lessons We Can Learn From the Notorious R.B.G.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses for a picture in an undated picture.
October 7, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court’s second female justice and feminist icon, passed away on September 18 due to cancer and became the first woman and Jew to lie in state at the capitol.  We...

How to Vote in the 2020 Election

We at the County Line highly encourage every student eligible to get involved and have their voice heard.
Get registered and make your voice heard!
September 11, 2020

Before Election Day rolls around on November 3, find out how to register to vote and have your voice heard. Remember, you must register 30 days before election day. If you plan on sending in a mail-in...

Stronger Together

An Asian girl wears a mask in public. 673 cases of discrimination against Asian Americans were reported in March.
What citizens can do to curb xenophobia against Asian Americans
April 15, 2020

In March, 673 cases of discrimination against Asian Americans due to COVID-19 were reported to the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council. Students have been bullied at schools and a two-year-old Asian...

How to Reset Your Sleep Schedule

Here are some tips to get your sweet, sweet slumber schedule going again. 
Avoiding a Nocturnal Quarantine
April 13, 2020

Now that there's no definite beginning and end to the school day (and getting up at 6am is definitely not an option), it can be hard to get to bed on time. Or at all.  While sleeping in till noon...

COVID Concert Cancellations

In an attempt to bring communities and fanbases together, artists have been holding stay-at-home sets and shows for fans to interact. One of the first artists that pioneered this idea was the British punk-rock star, Yungblud.
COVID- 19 Takes Toll on Music Industry
April 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, time was put at a stand-still. Almost every industry, except for the essentials, is in a stagnant hold as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise and as social distancing converts...

Katy ISD Should Extend School Closure to Monday, May 4, 2020

President Donald Trump extended social distancing guidelines through April 30.
March 29, 2020

President Donald Trump recanted his earlier statement of reopening parts of the country by Easter, March 29, 2020, and announced today that he would be extending social distancing measures to April 30...

Tips for Surviving a Stay at Home Order

Judge KP George issued a stay at home order that is in effect until April 3. Exercising, limiting screen time, and staying informed can help you survive this order.
March 27, 2020

On March 24th, County Judge KP George issued a stay at home order that went into effect at midnight and will last until April 3rd. Here are some tips to survive a stay at home order. The stay at home...

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