Students Step Into Director’s Shoes for Theatre’s One Acts

By Ashley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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On Friday, January 27, Falls Church High School’s Spratley Auditorium was filled with laughter, suspense, and even a couple of tears by the end of the night. That day, the theatre department performed its student directed one acts in the auditorium from 7pm to 10pm. Admission was free and ...

Have Lockers Become a Thing of the Past?

By Alex Bruning and Noah Sedmak, Layout Artist and Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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  Lockers have been a fundamental part of high school for decades, but recently students have been using them less and less. Twenty years ago, most schools had a schedule where students had all seven classes every day. Seven classes creates a situation where students begin to have a ton of...

La Celebración Anual de la Noche de Patrimonio

By Erin Rodriguez-Morgana

March 20, 2017


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La noche de patrimonio de la secundaria de Falls Church fue el viernes, 17 de Febrero, y mucho de trabajo fue puesto para hacer esta noche posible! La noche de patrimonio es un evento anual organizado por liderazgo y cuenta con mucha de comida culturales, actuaciones y estudiantes de tod...

Han los Casilleros Sido Convertidos En Cosas del Pasado?

By Ashley Rodriguez-Pena

March 20, 2017


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Casilleros han sido una parte fundamental de la esucuela secundaria por muchas decadas pero recientemente, los estudiantes han estado usandolos menos. Hace viente anos, la mayoria de las escuelas han tenido un horario donde los estudiantes tienen siete clases todos los dias. Teniendo siete clases ...

Boys’ Bathrooms Should Be Better Cared For, Too

By Noah Sedmak, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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At Falls Church High School there have been continuing reports about the cleanliness of school bathrooms. Many people have observed bathrooms that are not tidy. Kids at our school have gone out of their way to avoid going to certain bathrooms. Students will even walk to cleaner bathrooms that are farther...

Car of the Month: Max Miller’s 2010 Ford Escape XLT

By Joseph Kratz, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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From unparalleled parking jobs, to following all traffic laws to a T, Max Miller (12) and his car are becoming a more and more recognizable pair in the school parking lot. Max has the exquisite opportunity to ride around in his very own 2010 Ford Escape XLT. The cool gray color easily compliments ...

Fun Activities to Enjoy During Winter

By Bruno Puebla, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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As most of the students at Falls Church High School begin to say goodbye to most of the enjoyable outdoor activities of summer and fall, many of us begin to question if the snow days are the only really good thing about the winter time. But what most students don’t know is that the winter time...

The FCHS Class that Could Make You Rich

By Adam Bihi, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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You have probably heard of the Economics and Personal Finance classes here at Falls Church High School. They teach students how to use their finances in the future, but it doesn’t get a lot of attention around here.  The 2016-2017 Course Catalog recognizes Econ and personal finance classes “...

Black History: Who Were Colvin and Du Bois?

By Alexus Reed, Online Editor

January 25, 2017


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With Black History Month getting underway in just one week, we at The Jagwire wanted to give some recognition to a few underappreciated African American leaders. Claudette Colvin was a nurse’s aide born in Birmingham, Alabama. On March 2, 1955, at the age of 19, she was riding on a segregated bu...

Get to Know More About Our New Secretary of Education

By Joe Mack, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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One of president-elect Donald Trump's early jobs will be to appoint a variety of advisors to different cabinet positions. The primary roles of these advisors will be to administer the departments that they have been appointed to oversee, and to give Trump advice on different policy decisions. Th...

Falls Church HS Water: Murky but Up to Standards

By Jacob Brotman-Krass, Layout Artist

January 25, 2017


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At Falls Church High School, we the students reap the benefits of being part of one of the top five counties in the nation. Compared to many other schools throughout the country, our school has much nicer facilities. Even so, it is still important to take a closer look at some of the issues that Fal...

FCPS Officially Adopts 2017-18 School Calendar

By Rachel Opoku, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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The Fairfax County School Board has now approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year.   Instead of the traditional start in early September and end in late June, the board had announced that because the State of Virginia granted a waiver for an earlier start classes will begin on Monday, A...

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