Teacher Feature: Mrs. Or of the Social Studies Dept.

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


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For this issue’s Teacher Feature article we selected Mrs. Sorya Or, who is a Social Studies teacher here at Falls Church High school. I recently had a chance to catch up with Mrs. Or and find out more about her career as a teacher. How long have you been teaching? “I have been teaching for 7 years.” How’d...

Car of the Month: Wyatt Mayfield’s 2007 Cadillac Escalade

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

November 22, 2017


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This issue’s car of the month belongs to Wyatt Mayfield (12) and his 2007 Cadillac Escalade. He’s been driving it ever since he got his license back in July 2016, and he says it’s never gotten old. It’s dark blue, which is Wyatt’s favorite color, and he likes the look of it on his car. He loves...

Club of the Month: Falls Church Jaguars Robotics

Leonel Veizaga, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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This month, the Robotics Club has been chosen as Club of the Month! I had the opportunity to interview the club’s president, Anhtuan Nguyen (12), about the club, and here’s what he had to say. What is the overall gist of robotics? We try to create passion for STEM by using competition as a catalyst...

Humans of Falls Church: Jaguars’ Life Experiences

Humans of Falls Church: Jaguars’ Life Experiences

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

November 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 is a moment that makes you who you are today?” Here are the responses: “L...

Bachelor of the Month: Rojo Ramiandrisoa

Adam Bihi, News Editor

November 14, 2017


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If you’ve been looking for a great guy and a special someone to take to homecoming or just someone to cherish, look no further than Rojo Ramiandrisoa (11)! Rojo is a hilarious and smart guy who is single and ready to mingle. He took time out of his day to allow me to ask him a couple questions...

Teacher Feature: Mr. O’Neil of the English Dept.

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

November 10, 2017


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This issue’s “Teacher Feature” is on Mr. O’Neil of the English Department. Mr. O’Neil was born in Omaha, Nebraska but only lived there only a small amount of time. This is because his father was in the Air Force so they were constantly moving to meet the needs of his job. A few years af...

Survival Tips for the Holy Month of Ramadan

By Jenna Yusuf, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


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Beginning in the evening of Friday, May 26 and ending in the evening of Sunday, June 25, this year Ramadan coincides with the school year. Fasting during Ramadan begins 20 minutes before dawn and ends at sundown. It applies to able-bodied adults, meaning that children, pregnant women, travel...

Bachelor of the Month: Chris Osorio

By Bruno Puebla, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


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It is spring time, the time of year to begin something new. Some people start new jobs, they start to change their study habits, but others might take the chance to start a dating relationship with someone. Without a doubt it can be a challenge to find that special someone, but Christian Osori...

The Coming and Going of Internet Phenomenons

By Adam Ashley, Photo Editor

April 24, 2017


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Internet trends and memes are celebrated by many, but are easily forgotten. This is because they are constantly being created, almost daily, so they become forgettable as the general public moves on. Whether it be a makeup trend, YouTube challenge, or a funny picture surfacing on Reddit or T...

Pet of the Month: Sarah Mack’s Mutt Tucker

By Matt Gutermuth, Layout Artist

April 24, 2017


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This edition of Pet of the Month highlights one of the most handsome canines in the school. Tucker is a nine-year-old mixed breed and about the size of a small deer. He has a beautiful, brown coat that feels like freshly cut grass. He is known in his neighborhood as one of the most mature ...

2016: The Year of Impactful, Iconic Music

By Jenna Yusuf, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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The year of 2016 offered a unique era of iconic pop, R&B and hip hop, and an unsuspected ushering in of country music popularized by artists such as Beyoncé and The Chainsmokers.  Several underappreciated artists had their music recognized, some even elevating to the top most influential m...

Appreciation of Art Can Open Many Doors

By Rachel Opoku, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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Art appreciation is the great understanding of aspects around the world that help make up and identify different qualities of artwork. How would you define art? Many people would define art as paintings, clay models, sculptures, portraits, and photographs, but have you ever thought about it more i...

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