• James Chen remembered at McLean-Langley basketball game

    James Chen remembered at McLean-Langley basketball game

    Julia McElligott, Reporter

    February 9, 2017

    On Tuesday, January 31, the McLean Highlanders took on the Langley Saxons in girls and boys varsity basketball. This game was one of the many intense McLean-Langley rival games, but this time all had heavy hearts from the very start of the game. Dressed in pink, McLean joined Langley to honor a fello... READ MORE »»

    View of the Langley student section during the James Chen memorial on January 31. (photo by Julia McElligott)

  • McLean Model UN competes at Ivy League Conference

    McLean Model UN competes at Ivy League Conference

    Melanie Pincus, Editor-in-Chief

    February 4, 2017

    McLean’s Model U.N. team competed Jan. 26-29 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC), which many high schools consider “the equivalent of the world championships for MUN,” according to senior and co-Secretary-General of the club Fatima Shahbaz. ... READ MORE »»

    The 16 delegates who represented McLean MUN at the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference pose after the awards ceremony. (Photo courtesy of McLean MUN)

  • Top 5 artists to watch for in 2017

    Top 5 artists to watch for in 2017

    Colin Edson, Reporter

    February 3, 2017

    Camila Cabello Ex Fifth Harmony member, Camila Cabello, has drawn much attention to herself after leaving Fifth Harmony in December, then immediately releasing top hit Bad Things with rapper MGK. She was apart of Fifth Harmony since 2012 and left, allegedly because she felt sexualized in the music v... READ MORE »»

    Big Sean is looking to smash the top charts with his recently released album, "I Decided".

  • Scholastic Bowl advances to state championships

    Scholastic Bowl advances to state championships

    Siddarth Shankar, News Editor

    February 1, 2017

    For the first time ever, the McLean High School Scholastic Bowl team has won both the Liberty Conference and Region 6A North tournaments this year. “We were surprised and thrilled to have won…[We] have been devoting multiple hours a day to study...for these tournaments,” junior Carson Flickinger... READ MORE »»

    The McLean Scholastic Bowl team is pictured here, after winning the Region 6A North tournament. From left to right, the team consists of Grace Chung (10), Mara Kessler (10), Carson Flickinger (11), Justin Young (9), Ethan Li (9), and team coach/physics teacher Jeff Brocketti. (Photo courtesy of Margaret Flickinger)

News

James Chen remembered at McLean-Langley basketball game

James Chen remembered at McLean-Langley basketball game

Julia McElligott, Reporter

On Tuesday, January 31, the McLean Highlanders took on the Langley Saxons in girls and boys varsity basketball. This game was one of the many intense McLean-Langley rival games, but this time all had heavy hearts from the v...  Read More »

February 9No Comments

Washington Auto Show Photo Gallery

Washington Auto Show Photo Gallery

John Roth, Reporter

February 7No Comments

McLean Model UN competes at Ivy League Conference

McLean Model UN competes at Ivy League Conference

Melanie Pincus, Editor-in-Chief

McLean’s Model U.N. team competed Jan. 26-29 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC), which many high schools consider “the equivalent of the world championships for ...  Read More »

February 4No Comments

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Sports

McLean vs Langley basketball report

McLean vs Langley basketball report

Jack Stenzel, Reporter

The McLean and Langley basketball programs met for the second time this season on last Tuesday night at the Saxon's home court. Even before the game started, a serious atmosphere was cast upon the venue when both McLean...  Read More »

February 6No Comments

  • Patriots win Super Bowl LI February 6
  • McLean girls basketball takes home win against Langley February 4
  • Club or school sport? February 4
  • Super Bowl Sunday Expectations February 3

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Features

How not to give in to Senioritis

How not to give in to Senioritis

Helen Bloom, Opinions editor

You have finally made it: Second Semester of your Senior year. After all the stories and the longing gazes you shot at Seniors as they basked in the uninhibited freedom of their near-adulthood, you are...  Read More »

February 8No Comments

Senior Tommy Lee pursues a passion to entertain

Senior Tommy Lee pursues a passion to entertain

February 6

S(NO)w Days

S(NO)w Days

February 5

Inconsistent classroom temperatures frustrates students

Inconsistent classroom temperatures frustrates students

February 3

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