Baronpalooza Festival Ends B-CC School Year With a Blast

By: Nina Allen, Rahma Wadood, Mariam Asmare, Maria Berazay

This past Friday, Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School held its famed end-of-school year spring fair, Baronpalooza. Organized by the Class of ’23 SGA and Mr. Lopilato, the event brought together a large turnout of students to participate in festivities: live student performances and bands, food trucks - of which included a local favorite, Clayboys Shaved Ice - and yard games encompassed a spirit only found towards the end of the school year.

B-CC Moves was one of the live student performances; as a legendary group dance group here at B-CC, they left the crowd amazed with a routine that honored Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Student bands, like the Honest Kids and Hydroponics performed both cover songs and original pieces. Among a long evening of performances, sophomore Shirin Ghorbani says that her favorite part of Baronpalooza was, “the bands”. She describes the event being “ nice [to see] everyone playing - [the students are] all so talented”.

Along with water guns and tossing a football, many seniors joined in to end their school year off with a leisure afternoon of hanging with old friends and enjoying the spring weather - definitely a nostalgic way to end off high school.