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More Than Just a Horse Movie: Secretariat

Ariel Lebow, Culture Editor June 13, 2023

When posed the question of which one movie gives me the most sentimentality and comfort, I will always respond without hesitation, Secretariat. This film is about one of the fastest horses that has ever...

Kearney in a bear costume

Dara Kearney: From Childhood Ensemble to High School Lead

Ariel Lebow, Culture Editor June 13, 2023

Dara Kearney (11), who played Roxie Hart in Chicago Teen Edition, has spent a lot of time on the Falls Church stage. Despite being only a junior, she is a veteran actor, having acted in more than five...

Cast of Chicago on stage

Chicago Teen Edition: Spotlight Theatre Show Dazzles

Ariel Lebow, Culture Editor June 13, 2023

The lights dim, the curtain opens, and the word Chicago appears in bright lights as the first musical number begins. This year the FCHS Spotlight Theatre Company put on the Teen Edition of Maurine Dallas...

Seniors Scramble for College Admission

Marcus Leary, Editor-in-Chief June 13, 2023

Many high school seniors across the country have been working hard to perfect and submit their college applications since August, writing essays, creating resumes, and answering questions, but now the...

A Falls Church player takes the basketball to the net.

Girls Basketball Juniors Step Up as Leaders

Jackson Bergendahl, Opinion Assistant Editor June 13, 2023

This year the Falls Church Girls Basketball Team took on the new challenge of competing with no seniors on the team. The head coach of the team is Katelyn Charbonneau. She’s been the head coach of...

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Wrestling Team Grows as Girls Step onto the Mat in Record Numbers

Daniella Torrico, Sports Editor June 13, 2023

Wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports at Falls Church over the past two years. Falls Church holds the record in FCPS for having the most girls on the wrestling team for both junior varsity and...

Pictured left to right: Robbie Potter (10), Jamie Perez (10), Liam Glavin (10), and William Salisbury (11)

Jaguars Put 2020 in Hindsight

Max Miracle, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2021

The night of Dec. 31, 2019 was one filled with fireworks and joyous shouts—alive with parties celebrating the year past and marked by hope for the next. Here we stand 12 months later with 2020 in...

Students Applaud Columbus Day Name-Change

Students Applaud Columbus Day Name-Change

Max Miracle, Editor in Chief October 15, 2020

On July 23, 2020, in the midst of a national reckoning on racial justice, the Fairfax County School Board voted to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the official school schedule, with...

The School Year In Review, According to Students

Leo Veizaga, Staff Writer May 30, 2018

With the 2017-18 school year ending in just a few weeks, students are scrambling to finish up whatever needs to be done in any of their classes, from simple classwork assignments to tests to projects....

What Did Trump Call Them?

Miracle Huff, Staff Writer September 25, 2017

Well over this past weekend, Trump has said some brusque and vulgar things regarding NFL players not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance. It is causing controversy and not only is he coming for people...

An Early Look to The 2017 MLB Standings

Ryan Haynes, Editor in Chief May 7, 2017

Now that we are officially in May, we can start looking at the MLB standings and statistics without saying "it's still April".  So with that being said let's take a look at who is off to a hot start and...

Car of the Month: Rasha Benhamida’s 2016 Honda CR-V

By Omar Tamimi, Sports Editor April 24, 2017

  The Car of the Month is a staple of The Jagwire and we are proud to present this issue’s car. We are featuring Rasha Benhamida’s (11) 2016 Honda CR-V and we spoke with her and she described...

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