Teacher Profile: Patrick Cassidy

Max Soto, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

Patrick Cassidy, also known as Mr. Cassidy or Coach Cassidy, has been working at Broad Run for 22 years.  He has seen the school change dramatically as it has evolved from 1997, to 2007, and to 2017. When Cassidy first...

Pakistan Through a Spartan’s Eye

Momina Arshad, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

Pakistan ­- A country that shares land borders with four countries, Iran, Afghanistan, India, and China. One might have heard about this country in news or on the internet. But let me show you Pakistan through a Spartan e...

Mr. and Miss Spartan Change it Up

Valerie Sorto, Staff

March 28, 2017

Every year there is an event called Mr. Spartan. Students who are funny, entertaining, intelligent, and overall creative show their talent to the school. It is basically a beauty pageant for fun also to entertain the student...

Space Pens…What’s the Point?

Romina Correa, staff writer

March 2, 2017

Astronauts have many challenges in their daily lives living in Space. They have different types of food and distinct ways to shower. But one thing that is able to stay the same in their space lifestyle are the use of pens. There...

Putting a Face to the Name Behind Snow Days

Nafeesa Islam, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Snow days are what all students and teachers look forward to in the winter season. Not having to wake up to a day of school is one of the best feelings. In recent years, snow days have become more common, so students will find...

BR Seniors Ready to Take the Next Step

Sydnee Harrison, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016

Carly Daly and Macey Neff, two senior volleyball players, couldn’t believe they had homework on the first day of school.  For them, that’s the moment senioritis began. Freshman year all students come in a little nervous,...

New Auditorium Is Fresh Start For Theater

Valerie Sorto, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016

Numerous people at Broad Run are happy to hear about the new auditorium opening up on December 1, 2016.  Also the students are excited to perform on the stage. “I’m excited to direct in the new auditorium,” said drama...

BR Librarians Share their Experiences

Momina Arshad, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

In the era of technology and Google where one can find infinite answers to a question, librarians are still the most honest and trustworthy source to get the right information. Whether a student needs help finding a book or printin...

Spartan’s Express Views on National Anthem Controversy

Sydnee Harrison, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

A lot of attention has been drawn to the nation’s national anthem recently, and what is deemed disrespectful and or respectful in regards to it. The questions that were asked to the Broad Run student body were, “How do you...

New Students Find Peers Welcoming at Broad Run

Valerie Sorto, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

  With new students coming to Broad Run, many of their peers have been nothing but joyful to welcome them. “I lived by here and already knew people which was cool,” said sophomore Christopher Torres when asked how ...

New Theater Teacher Individualizes Instruction

Nafeesa Islam, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

Not having theatrical support in his childhood, Broad Run’s new Theater teacher, Brandon Kalbaugh, wants to provide the aid and care for others that he did not receive. “When you achieve success, provide a ladder for others...