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School Lunch Leaves Students Hungry and Unsatisfied

Ben Watson, Opinion Editor March 15, 2023

As a junior in high school, I’ve spent the majority of my life eating school lunches and let me tell you, it has not been a pleasant experience. The food is often unappetizing, lacking in nutrition,...

Editorial: eHallpass Needs Improvement

Editorial Staff March 15, 2023

Towards the end of the 2021-2022 school year, FCHS rolled out the usage of E-Hallpass, and so far, it has caused problems for some students. E-Hallpass is an electronic system of passes used to send...

SIS is failing students

SIS is failing students

Leo Miracle, Managing Editor May 28, 2022

The grade book… ugh, logging on, stressing and overthinking whether or not you did well, seeing the single, big, bolded, letter labeling your performance. These are some of the dreaded feelings that...

Can you rank an education?

Rose Anderson, Opinion Editor May 25, 2022

College rankings are everywhere. When you look up any college or university, their ranking from U.S. News or The Princeton Review is bound to be one of the top results. Colleges even use these rankings...

AP Exam relevancy is shrinking by the year

Rose Anderson, Opinion Editor April 19, 2022

When the school year hits May, you can almost feel the stress in the air. Finals are approaching, grades are being finalized, and then there's the most dreaded test of them all: the AP exam.  AP, or...

Do lockdown drills adequately prepare students, teachers?

Brenda Nguyen, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Lockdown drills are perfect. They hide students in the corner with the safety of the doors being locked, closed blinds, the hallways completely silent and empty, the possibility of a threat most definitely...

Opinion: Bring Back In-Person Events

Donovan Wilson, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Falls Church needs to have events before the year ends. Senior dues are $50, and for practically nothing going on at the school. I think the school needs events like prom, or a get-together, because it...

The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Qai Corsepius, Staff Writer January 18, 2021

Today we continue dreaming the same dream: the dream that everyone is equal, and not judged based on complexion. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of many that showed this dream to America.  Jan. 18...

Opinion: Back-to-School Plan has High Risk with Little Reward

Opinion: Back-to-School Plan has High Risk with Little Reward

Thomas Vu, Managing Editor November 20, 2020

January 26th: the day when those who have chosen in-person learning can return to school, for two days a week. This date stands as an entrancing beacon of normalcy on the horizon for some, seeming to represent...

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