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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


Check Out these Must-Try Local Restaurants

Teena Do, Opinion Editor May 19, 2021

Granddaddy’s Skillet Location: 6544 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA 22312 Must-try item: Grandma Beulah’s Salmon Cakes (a Thursday special) Granddaddy’s Skillet is a soul food...

Doing the Material Justice

Yakob Beshir, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

In class, new Criminal Justice teacher David Papazian has a lot to talk about. He’s protected presidential candidates on the campaign trail, worked for Homeland Security in Kuwait and sailed back and...

Car of the Month: Noah Sedmak’s 2004 Jeep Cherokee

Curran Gilster, Online Editor May 30, 2018

This issue’s Car of the Month is Noah Sedmak’s (12) 2004 Jeep Cherokee. Noah’s car is a black four door with a big rack on the top that you may see driving into the school parking lot in the morning....

Club of the Month: Bike Club

Curran Gilster, Online Editor May 30, 2018

This issue’s Club of the Month is the Bike Club. The Bike Club meets every Wednesday in Room 263. The club is sponsored by Spanish and German teacher, as well as bike enthusiast, Mr. Zlatnik. The club...

Falls Church’s Bachelor of the Month: Marcus Lourenço

Leonel Veizaga, Staff Writer May 30, 2018

This month’s bachelor is none other than a good friend of mine: Marcus Lourenço (10)! I had the opportunity to sit down with Marcus and talk to him about his hobbies, what type of girl he’s into,...

Teacher Feature: Mr. Raiteri of the Math Department

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer May 30, 2018

For this issue’s Teacher Feature article we have chosen Mr. Matthew Raiteri, who is a math teacher here at Falls Church High School. I sat down with Mr. Raiteri to ask him about his teaching career and...

Car of the Month: Ryan Clary’s 2006 Dodge Stratus

Jia Williams, Feature Editor April 27, 2018

This issue’s car of the month is Ryan Clary’s 2006 Dodge Stratus. Ryan received his car after his old car, a Jeep, broke down this past summer, and so he enjoys being able to drive around again. His...

Club of the Month: Model United Nations

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor April 27, 2018

The United Nations (UN) is an enormous, international diplomatic organization that engages in worldwide foreign relations. Falls Church High School’s Model UN club gives students the opportunity to come...

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