The Student Newspaper of Paint Branch High School

MAINSTREAM

The Student Newspaper of Paint Branch High School

MAINSTREAM

The Student Newspaper of Paint Branch High School

MAINSTREAM

Prom 2024: In the Clouds
Prom 2024: In the Clouds
Yeabsira Getachew, Center Editor • May 22, 2024

The special night that the senior Panthers had been waiting for all year went...

MCPS Appoints New Principal to PB
MCPS Appoints New Principal to PB
Efratha Tewodros, Senior Pages Editor • May 22, 2024

On March 19, 2024, the Montgomery County Board of Education approved the appointment...

Smacktalk Backtalk: My NBA MVP Ballot
Ryan Bobb and Xavier Chang May 22, 2024

Smacktalk With the NBA season coming to an end the most prestigious individual...

NFL Offseason with Insight on Local Teams
Omar Akbari, Staff Writer • April 30, 2024

As the April 25th NFL draft nears, most teams have gained and lost some key...

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Dropout: Changing the Streaming Game
Sage Suddleson, Editor-In-Chief • May 22, 2024

“Streaming is the new cable!” That catchy sentiment was presented to the world upon the launch of streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu. DVRs and paying for thousands...

A Review Of Mad Rat Dead
A Review Of Mad Rat Dead
Lillian Shea, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024
Lorelai and Rory Gilmore form Gilmore Girls
What to Watch: TV Shows
Efratha Tewodros, Editing Staff • May 1, 2024
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"Junioritis" Hits Hard: Senior Year's Struggle Felt Beyond the Class of 2024
Abigail Alem, News & Opinions Editor • May 22, 2024

While we tend to excuse seniors for their lack of effort towards the end of...

International Night Shines Brightly at PB
International Night Shines Brightly at PB
Sumer Elsalawi, Features Editor • May 22, 2024

On Thursday, April 26, PB held International Night, an evening that included...

How Technology has Impacted the Way Kids Grow up Today
Naher Ghebru and Bereket Debebe April 24, 2024

Listen in as we talk about how technology has impacted kids. We cover our thoughts...

NBA Mid-Season Report
Naher Ghebru January 31, 2024

Join me today while I talk about the NBA and which players, teams, and coaches...

Meet the Staff
Noelle Williams
Staff Writer

Ever had something that is sacred to you? Something that is just yours or even a hobby that just gives you euphoric peace? For junior Noelle Williams of Paint Branch High School, that thing is her art.  For...

Sage Suddleson
Sage Suddleson
Editor-In-Chief

Sage Suddleson has worked on the Mainstream since Freshman year, first as a staff writer and then as the Entertainment Editor. Now, as a Junior, they are excited to take on the responsibility of Editor-In-Chief...

Jalissa Franco
Staff Writer

Are you someone that enjoys the calm and chill vibes that fall brings? The leaves change and then fall, the temperature goes down, not too hot, not too cold, and the days get ever so shorter. Freshman...

Omar Akbari
Sraff Writer

Most high school students don't think about, let alone have plans past today, but for 17-year-old Paint Branch senior Omar Akbari this is not the case as he has very meaningful plans for his future. Omar...

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