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Senior decision maps

Senior decision maps

Catherine Kane and Leo Miracle, Editor in Chief and Managing Editor June 3, 2022

Perfecting Pitch: Mariela Palencia reaches choir excellence

Perfecting Pitch: Mariela Palencia reaches choir excellence

Alison Perez-Saavedra, Online/Social Media Editor May 31, 2022

A former Duke Ellington School of the Arts student. Mariela Palencia (11) is the only student from Falls Church High School to get selected for All-State and All-National choir this school year.  All-State...

Beautiful tomorrow assembly recap

Beautiful tomorrow assembly recap

Elmer Chumpitaz, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Students jumping up and down, screaming with excitement,and the music from the background giving it vibes like a real concert. This assembly was not just any ordinary assembly, this was an inspirational...

Aidan Cunningham (12) shakes hands with head coach Franklin Weaver at football senior day.
Photo courtesy of Gary Rubin.

Getting to the second level: Aidan Cunningham joins the William and Mary football team

Marcus Leary, News Editor May 25, 2022

After only playing seven games of football in his entire life, left tackle Aidan Cunningham (12) will have a preferred walk-on spot for William and Mary’s football team. When recruiting college...

AP Class Guide

Marcus Leary, News Editor April 21, 2022

Marching under the moonlight: American Journeys

Alison Perez-Saavedra, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

Some students were crossing a deep river, some students were traveling in the midst of night, and some students were just hoping to arrive in the United States.  Serena Portillo (9) is a freshman and...

Get to know your Safety and Security Staff

Alison Perez-Saavedra, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

Safety and Security staff check cameras, monitor hallways, and respond to walkie-talkie calls. Security staff are responsible for a variety of tasks throughout their day. “We do fire drills, check...

Opportunities to explore, express in AP Art

Brenda Nguyen, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

Art is a form of abstract communication. From theater to music to digital photography, artists use many forms to express their journey and emotions. There are many options and classes for high school student...

Overcoming Freshmen Anxiety

Overcoming Freshmen Anxiety

Alison Perez-Saavedra, Online and Social Media Editor December 15, 2021

Freshmen walk through the crowded halls, they can hear their hearts beating in their ears, and the bell is about to ring.  “I’m scared of a teacher punishing me,” said Rania Khalfallah (9). “If...

Community Clues into Theatre Return

Community Clues into Theatre Return

Marcus Leary, News Editor December 9, 2021

The bright lights turn on; the music begins to play; the curtains open; and the first words are said to a live audience.  After two years of zero live performances, the theatre department, led...

Class of 2022 celebrates their last pep rally

2021 Homecoming Pep Rally: An Afternoon in Pictures

Catherine Kane, Editor-in-Chief October 22, 2021


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