Ms. Kelly: FC Alum and Hard-Working Activities Director

By Omar Tamimi, Sports Editor

January 25, 2017


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Many people know Ms. Kelly as the Director of Student Activities here at Falls Church High School but they don’t know the extent of what she does for the school. We got a chance to interview her and ask her some questions to find out more about what she does. She has been here at Falls Church as th...

Boys Soccer Looks to Continue Success in the 2017 Season

By Bruno Puebla, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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The 2016 spring sports season was a great one for the boys’ soccer team. Coming from a hard season in 2015, it truly is a great accomplishment and advancement for the soccer program. “There are so many things we need to consider about the 2016 season,” says soccer coach Mr.  Harrop. “ The...

Joe Cascio’s Basketball Legacy Lives On in Tournament

By Ryan Clary, Managing Editor

January 25, 2017


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As a legendary junior varsity basketball coach and varsity assistant coach, many loved Joe Cascio’s presence on and off his court.  Sadly, Cascio passed away from cancer in 2010.  At the time, the varsity boys head basketball coach was T.C. Papageorge, a player who once enjoyed Cascio’s leaders...

Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Springs into the Season

By Jenna Yusuf, Feature Editor

December 10, 2016


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The small, yet talented Girls Varsity Gymnastics team offers competitive and thrilling experiences involving the performance of exercises requiring strength and flexibility during the winter. Meetings are typically on Wednesday and practice lasts about three hours, four days a week. The team...

The Dance Team Leaps into the New Season

By Ashley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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The FCHS dance team has just what it takes to bring about passion, the drive to succeed, a team effort, and most importantly, lots of fun. As many winter sports start up, the dance team is definitely one that stands out. What makes the team stand out? The heart and unconditional dedicatio...

The Swim Season Splashes into Session

By Adam Ashley, Photo Editor

December 10, 2016


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The winter sport season is in full throttle, and amidst basketball, track, wrestling, and more, the swim and dive season is in gear as well. Falls Church Swim and Dive, or FCSD, is a huge part of FCHS, and swim and dive are both sports that can be great for students who like a team environm...

Returning Varsity Starters Ready to Hit the Court

By Ryan Clary, Managing Editor

December 10, 2016


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The basketball season is coming right around the corner. For the girls, coming off a regional playoff visit losing to Broad Run in a close, hard-fought game, the team is looking to repeat and go even further in the playoffs. The boys have Coach Gaunt, now entering his second year, leading the...

Trackstars Eager to Hit the Ground Running

By Noah Sedmak, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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The start of a new season of winter track has begun. This year’s runners are eager to get off to a great start this season and improve on last year’s fantastic season. Last year the girls came in fifth, and the boys came in fourth in conference play. They also sent four people to state la...

FC Wrestlers Get Ready to Hit the Mat this Winter

By Erin Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Wrestling is a physically challenging sport that involves many different types of techniques and skills, but this does not mean you have to be experienced to join the Jaguar wrestling team. Wrestlers are separated into different weight classes, which allows for a fair match between two wre...

The Falls Church Golf Team Tees Off

By Joseph Kratz, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


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Some sports here at Falls Church                                                                                                                           High School receive less recognition                                ...

FCHS Cross Country Team Sets the Pace

By Joseph Kratz, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


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With the end of summer comes football, but it also heralds                                                                               the beginning of the cross country season. Mr. Bobby Krause, the                                        ...

Checking In With Falls Church High School Sports

By Omar Tamimi, Sports Editor

October 25, 2016


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      Fall sports season is in full gear and we                                                                                                                   are ready for the  wins, heartbreaks, and spec-                     ...

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