How To Bring Your Grades Up Before the End of the Year

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

April 27, 2018


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The end of the third quarter has just come and gone. Many people are now looking forward to kicking back and relaxing, and enjoying some time off of school before exams begin. For some, this break from stress means staying productive and getting some extra study time in, while others prefer to spend...

How to Avoid a Disastrous Springtime Senior Slump

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


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One of the major problems for seniors in the second semester of the school year is the senior slump. Many seniors are getting accepted to college and their senior year is coming to an end. This causes many seniors to lose motivation in the second semester. A lot of the time they start missing homework...

AP Exams are Right Around the Corner

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

April 27, 2018


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Now that Spring Break is over, it is almost test season, whether those tests are the SOL tests or AP tests depends on which classes students have taken. Many students have taken the SOLs since elementary school, and are familiar with their structure. The AP tests however, may be foreign for a lot of...

How to Properly Manage Your Time

Leo Veizaga, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Time management is one thing that a lot of students seem to struggle with at Falls Church High School, and I don’t blame them. Test taking, projects, studying, homework, basic classwork and spending time with family and friends while trying to do extracurricular activities after school all at the same...

Heritage Night Displays the Cultural Diversity of Falls Church

Joe Kratz, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


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In traditional, annual fashion, mid-February saw one of Falls Church High School’s proudest characteristics on display for the entirety of the student population—our diversity. Heritage Night, a yearly event hosted by our very own Leadership students, was an opportunity for the multitude of nationalities,...

Pre-Show Dazzles and Delights with Dishes and Dances

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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One of the most exciting events of the school year is Heritage Night. It is a special night for students and teachers, who come from many different cultures and backgrounds, to gather together, display their heritage, and prove just how diverse Falls Church really is. Many people dress up in their own...

Preparing for Heritage Night is Harder than it Seems

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

March 7, 2018


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Every year when Heritage Night rolls around, Jaguars get another look into the cultures of their friends and peers. It is a night of fun, food, and laughs, but it is also a night of coming together as a community to celebrate the diversity that Falls Church has to offer. For the night to be as fantastic...

The Logic of New Years

Miracle Huff, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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What does a new year mean to you? New beginnings, Resolutions, and self-improvement Or nothing at all The time of healing, growing, and pledging Or failing it all. When I think of the New Year’s, I wonder in awe Because none of us are the same as the year before Unexpected changing is inevitable Expected...

Learning About the Old History of Our New Years

Miracle Huff, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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It’s that time of year again when we make our resolutions and we have feasts and parties to celebrate the holidays, one of which is New Year’s. Many people start the year with making New Year’s resolutions, which most people never achieve, but we being creatures of habit, continue the tradition...

Keeping New Years Resolutions

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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As the year is coming to a close, everyone normally comes up with resolutions they’d like to keep up with, such as losing weight, learning a new hobby or skill, or even spending more time with family or friends. I feel like anyone can keep and follow through with their resolutions if they have the...

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