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...

How to Reduce Your Stress Levels in 2018

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

January 25, 2018


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For most people, the start of the New Year usually means trying to be healthier, more stress free, and happier. For students, it means jumping back into assignments, projects, and tests that cause large amounts of stress. So how can students reduce this stress? For a select few there may be an obvious...

Follow These Easy Tips to Lose Weight and Stay in Shape

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


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New Year’s has just passed, and with the New Year comes New Year’s resolutions. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and get in shape. There are many ways to go about doing this, and not all of them are necessarily healthy. We are going to cover some healthy methods to...

The Jubilance of Thanksgiving

Miracle Huff, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


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When the leaves descend And the soft wind brushes your skin We know it is that time of year Again The time of love, thankfulness, and holiday cheer A holiday we celebrate every year Thanksgiving The day of giving thanks With the blessings of love And a plethora of food on our plates Sadness...

Did You Know Virginia Held the First Thanksgiving?

Conley Ku, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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For years, it had been considered common knowledge that the first Thanksgiving occurred in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and included a feast. Evidence uncovered in the last 100 years proves that this is actually false. According to an article published in the Washingtonian magazine, the Berkeley Plantation...

Black Friday: Extreme Deals or Extreme Danger?

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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Black Friday is a day that people have waited patiently the entire year for. A day of ultimate deals and bargains that does not necessarily have to break the bank. 20% off this, 40% off that, 50% off your entire purchase! Some of the deals you can get on Black Friday are simply amazing and I...

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