Silver Spring students in national mobile app contest

Devendra Ravi Chandan and Erick Ronquillo are working on a digital app to track people’s sleep cycles. Iko Esemoto is developing one to help students decide on a career field.

They are among 34 students at Springbrook High in Silver Spring participating in a competition against nine other schools across the country to develop and market the most innovative mobile applications.

“People will benefit from our app because they will wake up feeling energized and ready to take on the day,” Chandan said.

Weed or College?

Marijuana use holds steady among Fairfax County students
Perceived parental acceptance of drug on the rise

By Kate Yanchulis

The rate of marijuana use among Fairfax County teenagers is more than double the rate of tobacco use, according to the results of an annual survey of county students.

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