The Highlander

NAHS spreads awareness about endangered animals
NAHS spreads awareness about endangered animals
Ana Paula Ibarraran and Laine Phillips April 27, 2021

McLean National Art Honors Society (NAHS) students used chalk to spread awareness about the growing...

FRIYAY - Leadership arranges a field day during Highlander Pod Time, for the first four-day in person week. There was ice cream, egg races, and lots more fun activities.
Highlander Time remixed
Belen Ballard and Gianna Russo April 23, 2021

When in-person classes began, students stayed in their second-period classes for Highlander Time (fourth...

Protesting Prejudice — A woman protests at a
McLean community addresses anti-Asian hate crimes
Stella Keum, Fact Checker • March 27, 2021

Junior Jisoo Hwang was taking a walk in Franklin Sherman with her sister when something sudden and unexpected...

AROUND THE GLOBE - Fairfax County has made a commitment to honor students who celebrate different cultural holidays. The decision to develop a new calendar for the 2021-22 school year is a great step towards representation for all.
FCPS updates school calendar
Mackenzie Chen, Aleena Gul, and Saehee Perez March 26, 2021

The Fairfax County School Board implemented a new calendar for the 2021-22 school year during a work...

Student sit in the cafeteria during their lunch period. The uniform set up and strict social distancing may allow for better student safety, but minimize valuable social interaction.
Committee brings school-wide policy changes
Maya Amman, News & Copy Editor • March 26, 2021

Tuesday, Mar. 16, executive members of the Committee on Raising Student Voices (CORSV) met with administration...

SCARCELY POPULATED - Nate Van Nuys
McLean students decide to stay virtual
Jack Shields and Scott Shields March 23, 2021

Hybrid learning, a combination of in-person and online teaching, has been in effect at McLean since March...

Photo taken by Jeff Wagner via Creative Commons.
Petitioning for prom
Swetha Manimaran, A&E Editor • March 27, 2021

Numerous Fairfax County students have come together to create a petition to have a prom this year. Last year’s seniors had their prom cancelled due to COVID-19, this year, the Class of 2021 wants a chance...

Here stands the monstrous Anniversary Burger. Loaded with angus beef, extra sharp cheddar, bacon, lettuce, and grain mustard aioli, this delicious burger will always stand out in a crowd.
Big Buns really is damn good
Nicky Varela, Managing Editor • March 25, 2021
Women sweep — All major awards this year were won by women. In addition to this, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift both had record setting wins.
Grammys 2021 recap
March 17, 2021
FCPS Covid-19 cases

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