Students plan for their summers

June 15, 2015

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With summer starting at the end of June, students are ready to begin their summer vacations.Juniors are getting ready for their senior year and college admissions, while seniors are leaving and starting a new chapter of their lives. Living in NOVA also...

Grad gifts at every price

June 7, 2015

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Graduation is just around the corner, and it can be a struggle to think of the perfect graduation gift for a friend or relative. Here are just a few ideas, at various price points, of what to get a member of the class of 2015. Under $60 Girls: Initial Pendant Necklace- $58 http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/kate-spade-...

McLean plays polo

April 15, 2015

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McLean is filled with athletes. It is fair to say that Highlanders cover a broad variety of sports. Sports like football and color guard. Sports like basketball and rowing. Even sports that require you to hit a ball, while riding a horse at almost 40 mph on a field that is 9 times ...

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...

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