PSTD Combats Against Reckless Teen Driving

Adam Bihi, News & Opinion Editor

April 17, 2018


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One of the greatest feelings in the world is when a teenagers get their driver’s licenses. They relish the opportunity to drive and cruise around the city with passion, but some teenagers take that opportunity for granted and face numerous dangers every time they step into their cars. According to...

Students March for a Difference

April 17, 2018


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One of the biggest tragedies hit the United States on February 14, 2018, when the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 staff and students dead. This replaced the 1999 Columbine High School shooting as the deadliest school shooting in America. As we move on from such a tragic event,...

No te pierdas el Jaguar 5K el 28 de abril

Quinn Padovani, Artista de diseño

April 17, 2018


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A medida que la primavera, vuelve a ser hora de comenzar a pensar en el evento anual de carrera / caminata de Jaguar 5K. Entonces, podría estar preguntando, ¿en qué consiste el Jaguar 5K y cuándo está teniendo lugar? El 5K es una carrera de aproximadamente treslas alrededor de Falls Church High...

Posición de liderazgo ambiental disponible para estudiantes

Joe Kratz, Jefe de redacción

April 17, 2018


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En un momento con tanto discurso político y noticias pesimistas como el período en el que vivimos, los adolescentes a menudo pueden sentirse privados de sus derechos debido a su falta de aporte político directo. Afortunadamente, el gobierno del Condado de Fairfax lo convierte en una realidad menos...

Environmental Leadership Position Available for Students

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor

April 17, 2018


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In a time with as much political discourse and pessimistic news as the period in which we live, teenagers can often feel disenfranchised due to their lack of direct political input. Luckily, the Fairfax County Government makes that less of a fantasy and more of a reality. As the website states, “The...

13th Annual Falls Church Jaguar 5K Race Set for April 28

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

April 17, 2018


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As spring starts to inch forward ever so slowly, it is again time to start thinking about the annual Jaguar 5K run/walk event. So you might be asking, what does the Jaguar 5K consist of, and when is it taking place? The 5K is a roughly three-mile race around Falls Church High School, and nearby neighborhoods....

Preventing Hateful Ignorance

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” This was said by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a minister who fought for the rights of those who didn’t have them. Today we speak of how those times are behind us, but are they? We go online and read...

Come to College Night

Jasmyne Singleton, Editor-In-Chief

March 7, 2018


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On March 8, Falls Church High School is hosting its annual College Night for our rising seniors of the 2018 school year. College Night is one of the more important events in the school year, because it helps raise awareness to one’s future. College night is the night where FCHS invites a representative...

High School Lockers May Now Be a Remnant of the Past

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

March 7, 2018


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Lockers have become a relic in most schools including our own. These lockers get little use while collecting dust in our hallways. The lockers are easily popped, putting the few items that students may store in lockers at risk. They also require extra maintenance from our already overworked custodial...

The Rise of eSports and How It Became the Next Big Thing

Adam Bihi and Leo Veizaga, News Editor and Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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Have you always dreamed of being paid to play video games? Or to be a star who has millions of fans who adore you and look up to everything you do? Do you want to be a part of a sport, but you aren’t looking to get physical? Perhaps you should attempt to get into the world of eSports if you feel that...

How Does FCPS Decide If It’s A Snow Day?

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

March 7, 2018


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One of the many treasures that come along with the season of winter are our beloved snow days. But many people don’t really know what goes in to deciding these wintery blessings. What many people may not know is the amount of planning and preparation that goes into snow days. I interviewed former Chief...

Identity vs. Religion: How Does the Court Decide?

March 7, 2018


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“It’s 2018, so gay marriage is acceptable.” Beginning a sentence on something you strongly believe in with the year that you’re in has been trending for a while now. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a strain on a person’s mental state when talking about whatever it is. As we progress...

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