Humans of Falls Church: What Makes You A Better Person?

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

March 7, 2018


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For this issue's Humans of Falls Church we asked four of our Jaguars: What is someone or something that makes you a better person? ...

Bachelor of the Month: Rahat Haque

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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If you’re looking for a kind and amazing guy, then look no further than this month’s bachelor: Rahat Haque (12). Rahat is an awesome guy. He’s fun, hilarious, very charismatic, and won “friendliest guy” for this year’s Senior Superlatives. He is involved in two sports and was the Drumline...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Johnson of the Math Department

Adam Bihi, News and Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018


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For this issue of Teacher Feature, we had the opportunity to interview the always wonderful math teacher, Mrs. Johnson, formerly known as Ms. Samayoa. She is an Algebra 1 teacher and an assistant coach of Varsity Volleyball here at FCHS. She was overjoyed when she was chosen to be put in the spotlight...

Car of the Month: Luke Strother’s 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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This article’s car of the month is a 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ owned by Luke Strother (12). The Cherokee has a dark green paint job, features a lifted suspension, a three-foot antenna located near the trunk, and a spare tire on the roof rack. Luke has had his Jeep for about two years and has been driving...

Club of the Month: Our Minds Matter

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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This issue’s club of the month is the Our Minds Matter club. “Our Minds Matter is a club to promote awareness of mental wellness and to help break the stigma of mental health issues,” says Ms. Gomperts (social worker), one of the sponsors of the Our Minds Matter club. The club meets every other...

Humans of Falls Church: Jaguars’ Life Experiences

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

January 25, 2018


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Bachelor of the Month: John Moore

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

January 25, 2018


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Ladies are you in search of a good guy to be with? Well you’re in Luck! John Moore (12) is our bachelor of the month and is single and ready to mingle. He is smart and funny. Plus he is a really good athlete. Here’s what he had to say about the girl of his dreams. What is your name? My name is...

Teacher Feature: Chef Payne of the Culinary Program

Leonel Veizaga, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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This issue of the Jagwire’s Teacher Feature is putting Chef Payne in the spotlight. Chef Payne has been teaching at Falls Church High School for seven years (this year being the seventh), and I had the opportunity to interview him and ask him some questions about his life, so let’s get started! What...

Car of the Month: Mary Dao’s 1998 Nissan Maxima

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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This month’s car is a 1998 Nissan Maxima owned by Mary Dao (12). She has had the car for about four years and has been driving it ever since she got her license back in January of this year. It has 127,000 miles on it and can fit four other people. Mary has also named her car as well, and it suits...

Club of the Month: Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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This issue’s club of the month is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. This club is a fun and loving group that wants to impact the school by spreading the Gospel and Word of Christianity. The members of this club are very connected and bond through their shared religion. “We’re a community of...

Humans of Falls Church: Jaguars’ Life Experiences

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

December 14, 2017


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Humans of Falls Church will be a regular feature in every issue of The Jagwire this year. For each publication of the paper, we will be asking four Jaguars a question about themselves. This week’s question is “What are you most thankful for this Thanksgiving season and why?”Here are the responses: ...

Bachelorette of the Month: Alice Almendras-Rocha

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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If you’re looking for an amazing girl to love and care for, look no further than Alice Almendras-Rocha (9)! Alice is an intelligent and beautiful girl and is open to finding her soulmate. She took time out of her day to let me ask her a few questions about her, and about her Mr. Right. What’s your...

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