Standing up to cancer

May 13, 2015

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Cancer is prevalent in the lives of many McLean students, whether it be a personal experience such as senior Andrew Katson’s fight to overcome Ewings Sarcoma or a student-run community event benefiting cancer research. Those...

A generation in pain

May 1, 2015

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Jessica Meloy’s daily routine isn’t anything out of the ordinary. She wakes up at 6:30 every day, eats breakfast and is soon on her way to school. Jessica melts into the crowds of people in our hallways. She goes unnoticed for the most part, save for her close fr...

Fairfax County Public School District too large to handle

April 14, 2015

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Fairfax County Public School District too large to handle The recent blizzards have seemed to have blown everyone off schedule. Luckily, spring will be here shortly and we’ll be able to enjoy the warm weather. However, it...

Phone thefts affect athletes

April 13, 2015

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By: Young-In Seo & Anjalie Chauhan After another typical day at sports practice, the female athletes got ready to leave the locker rooms. Just then, they stopped in their tracks as they suddenly got the feeling that somethin...

CheMnection connects McLean chemistry students in new tutoring service

April 7, 2015

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CheMnection connects students With the demands and challenges of the Chemistry curriculum in MHS, it’s no surprise that a new club has come to fruition: CheMnection, a service club in the school that provides help and tutoring to so...

Prices Drop, Earth Suffers

February 4, 2015

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As the price of gas lowers, the economy of the US rises. However, the US has been engaging in a practice that is detrimental to the earth- fracking.   Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” is done by pumping millions of ga...

Girl scout works toward Gold Award

February 4, 2015

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  Junior Sarah Raymond has been a girl scout for 11 years. She is working towards her gold award, the most esteemed award for girl scouts. “My project is to encourage middle school kids to participate in physical...

Vegetarianism reaches McLean

February 4, 2015

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Vegetarianism has been constantly growing  in America. According to the Vegetarian Times, around 7.3 million Americans are  following a vegetarian-based diet. Around 1 million of these people are also vegans, who abstain from eat...

The Holiday Hotspot

January 20, 2015

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The Holiday Hotspot McLean’s annual Holiday Bazaar is a great place to start the season off right. By Ingrid Morse – Advertising Editor Photos by Ingrid Morse As everyone flows from the crowded halls into the festive...

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