Lobster Day Looking to Claw For Attention at FCHS

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

November 10, 2017


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Did you know that there’s an annual event that happens at Falls Church High School known as Lobster Day? This event has not always been well-publicized within the school community, but we are hoping to change that this year. Lobster Day will be will be occurring on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in the...

How DACA Helps Both the U.S. and Everyone Living In It

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor

November 10, 2017


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Imagine growing up in America, going to school in America, speaking English, learning American history, and living the life of any average, standard American child. Then as you grow up, you are unable to apply for a driver’s license or apply to college, all because you do not have a social secu...

FCHS Students React to New Fairfax Co. School Calendar

Miracle Huff, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Fairfax County Public Schools voted 9 to 1 to move the school start date back one week this year, so that school could start on August 28, 2017 rather than the day after Labor Day. It is an ongoing debate as to whether this change was a good idea. Should we have the extra week of summer before school?...

Class of 2021 Adjusts to New High School Life

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

November 2, 2017


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It’s the start of a new year, and with a new year brings a new freshman class. Each student has their own opinions on starting something as bold as high school. I interviewed a few freshmen to find out what they thought of now being in high school. Many had different opinions on matters while oth...

A Future Change for the Future Years

Jasmyne Singleton, Editor in chief

November 2, 2017


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For as long as we can remember, J.E.B. Stuart has always been J.E.B. Stuart. They are our eternal rivals, the ones where we compete and hold our yearly #StompStuart rallies for upcoming games between us. What if, however, J.E.B Stuart changed? What would happen to our rivals, to our rallies? That’s...

Computadoras personales ahora entregadas a todos los estudiantes de Jaguar

Quinn Padovani, Artista de diseño

November 2, 2017


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Para la mayoría de los estudiantes de la Escuela Secundaria Falls Church, y para los estudiantes en general, volver a la escuela en el otoño no es motivo de entusiasmo. Significa tener que levantarse temprano de lunes a viernes, tener responsabilidades para atender y una avalancha de trabajo escolar...

Personal Laptops Now Given to All Jaguar Students

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

November 2, 2017


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For most students at Falls Church High School, and students in general, coming back to school in the fall is nothing to be excited about. It means having to be up early Monday through Friday, having responsibilities to tend to, and an onslaught of schoolwork and homework, a vast difference from the...

Should Summer Break be Spread Throughout the Year?

By Jacob Legallais, Layout Artist

June 16, 2017


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When students long for summer vacation, they tend to recall only fond memories at the beach or relaxing at home. However, once they have finally reached the school year’s end, students realize that they forgot about a whole other face of summer: boredom. This dreaded banality is cast upon ...

“Celebrate Fairfax!” Is Underway

By Adam Bihi, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017


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Do you want to take part in Northern Virginia’s largest communitywide celebration? Look no further than “Celebrate Fairfax!,” This annual event is a county fair and music festival hybrid that brings together the more than 1.1 million residents of Fairfax County, along with more than 300 exhibitors, food...

Where Did The School Year Go?

June 16, 2017


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Whether you are a freshman a senior or somewhere in between I think we can all agree that it’s a relief to see the school year come to an end. The countless hours we have put in to get to this point makes the end of the year feel good. For seniors the long four years are finally coming to an end and...

Los miembros de la obra encuentran el tesoro en el escenario

Traducido por Erin Rodriguez, Escritoria

June 16, 2017


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Durante la Primavera, la isla del tesoro, debutó en la noche del jueves, 4 de mayo y contó con más actuaciones el próximo dia de el viernes, 5 de mayo y el sábado 6 de mayo. En resumen, la producción fue un éxito. El “Jagwire” tuvo la oportunidad de hablar con algunos de los estudiantes...

Prom Deja a Algunos Jaguares Decepcionados

Por Omar Tamimi, Editorial de Deportes

June 16, 2017


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Cada ano, muchos estudiantes de la secundaria esperan a el prom con anticipación. Desde los promposals hasta el baile, prom es una experiencia maravillosa. ¿Pero era el baile de este año realmente digno del tiempo, el esfuerzo y el dinero? Los estudiantes gastaron más de $300 en trajes, vestidos, comida...

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