Falls Church High School’s Annual Blood Drive Returns!

Joe Kratz, Managing Editor

March 7, 2018


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For almost 14 years, Falls Church has held an annual blood drive at the school, in order to ensure the availability of blood for hospital patients. Overseen by Ms. Napoliello and the National Honor Society, this blood drive will take place on Tuesday, March 20, throughout the entirety of the day. Every...

Does Social Media Benefit Falls Church High School?

Leonel Veizaga, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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It’s no secret that almost every student in Falls Church High School is active on social media. With the majority of students being active online by keeping their streaks with their friends on Snapchat, or by going live on Instagram, or retweeting whatever they find hilarious on Twitter, FCHS stude...

January 25, 2018


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Should Unfair Tardy Policies be Reconsidered?

Adam Bihi, News & Opinion Editor

January 25, 2018


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Tardy policies have been the bane of many chronically late students. The official FCPS tardy policy is that if you are late to class three times then you will receive a referral which will result with your parents being called, detention, and possible suspension if there are more to follow after the...

Should Students Be Allowed an Open-Campus Lunch Policy?

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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Lunchtime is a moment when we can take a break from class to socialize with friends and obtain that extra energy we need to stay productive through the rest of the day. When the lunch bell rings, everybody races out of their classrooms to be the first person in line. As the student population continues...

Don’t Think Twice About Seeing Falls Church’s One Acts

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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Lights! Camera! Action! The theatre department is putting on another series of One Acts and welcomes everyone to attend. One Acts are like short plays that are just one act long and can range from thirty-five to forty-five minutes. In these One Acts, the student actors and actresses can do any genre...

Trump vs. Kim: A Battle No One Wants to See

Adam Bihi, News & Opinion Editor

January 25, 2018


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North Korean President Kim Jong Un hasn’t been viewed in the best light by U.S citizens as a result of his antics with President Donald Trump and his irresponsible ballistic missile testing. As a result, President Trump announced in November that he had decided to relist North Korea as a state sponsor...

Breaking Down the Repeal of Obamacare and Its Effects

January 25, 2018


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One of the biggest impacts in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 pushed by President Trump takes a direct aim at the legacy of former President Obama. The tax reform bill, which was signed into law on December 22, repeals the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance. For those...

Pasillos renombrados en honor de colegios y universidades

Joe Kratz, Jefe de redacción

January 25, 2018


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Uno de los mayores cambios que ha tenido lugar en nuestra escuela este año es la introducción de nombres y “señales de tráfico” para todos nuestros pasillos previamente anónimos. Justo antes del receso de invierno, la facultad y el personal votaron los nombres de todos los pasillos de Falls...

Administration Marks the Routes to College Excellence

Joe Kratz, Managing Editor

January 25, 2018


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One of the biggest changes that has taken place in our school this year is the introduction of names and “road signs” for all of our previously anonymous hallways. Just before break, the faculty and staff voted on names for all of Falls Church High School’s hallways, naming them after various in-state...

How Healthy Is School Lunch at Falls Church High School?

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

January 25, 2018


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What do you think of when you hear the two words school lunch? Unhealthy? We at The Jagwire set out to see if this age old rumor is really true. The benchmark for the amount of calories needed for healthy adults is around 2,000. Teenagers typically eat more because of their growing bodies. According...

Former FCHS Principal Helped Win WWII for Allies

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor

January 25, 2018


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From childhood, spy novels and movies have been filled with secrets and codes, allowing the good guys to hide information from bad guys. Well, the same goes for the real world, including a member of the Falls Church High School faculty, Dr. William S. Rumbough, during his service in World War II. Dr....

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