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  • Famous landmarks replicated with food in art classes

    Famous landmarks replicated with food in art classes

    Anna Grace Hopkins, Reporter

    December 18, 2017

    Advanced art classes competed on Friday, Dec. 15, to see which group had the best replica of a famous building. Across the classes a variety of buildings could be seen from the Sydney Opera House to the Colosseum to Lincoln's Log Cabin. "I started it around seven years ago," art teacher Christina...

    Advanced art students work on their replicas of famous buildings. (Photo by Sabrina Vazquez)

  • Best buddies perform beloved Christmas classic

    Best buddies perform beloved Christmas classic

    Jackson Payne, Managing Editor

    December 15, 2017

    On December 13-14, McLean's best buddies program performed a theatrical adaption of Dr. Seuss's classic book How the Grinch Stole Christmas in the black box theater. The play was jam packed with laughter, eccentric costumes, and songs such as "Jingle bell rock" and "you're a mean one, Mr. Grinch"....

    The cast of the Grinch come together on stage to sing a song together.

    Jackson Payne

  • McLean seniors begin to celebrate college acceptances

    McLean seniors begin to celebrate college acceptances

    Tommy Schilder, Reporter

    December 14, 2017

    As the first two weeks of December went by, anticipation built up among many students of the McLean senior class, as they anxiously waited to see whether they would gain acceptance into some of the most prestigious colleges in the country. With many of these colleges releasing early action (EA) and early ...

  • McLean hockey team honors Zack Heuple

    McLean hockey team honors Zack Heuple

    Jane Lee, Reporter

    December 12, 2017

    Last Friday, before a hockey game between McLean High School and Langley High School at SkateQuest, Coach Heuple, father of Zack and Colton Heuple, took a brief moment to honor his deceased son. Zack Heuple, former Highlander who graduated in the year 2015, passed away in an accident in Septembe...

  • Teachers should coordinate curriculums

    Teachers should coordinate curriculums

    Jane Lee, Reporter

    December 12, 2017

    In subject areas with a focus on obtaining factual knowledge like history or science, there are strict county and state standards, making it difficult for there to be variability in course assignments or materials. However, subjects like English or foreign languages have flexible curriculums due to...

Best buddies perform beloved Christmas classic
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  • Boys varsity basketball makes a valiant effort against Marshall December 8, 2017
  • Girls basketball falls to Oakton in home opener December 4, 2017
  • Freshman looks to begin Legg-acy at young age November 19, 2017
  • Boy’s basketball team looking stronger than ever November 17, 2017
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Famous landmarks replicated with food in art classes

Famous landmarks replicated with food in art classes

December 18, 2017

Turkey – a holiday comic

Turkey – a holiday comic

November 22, 2017

Highlanders celebrate Halloween in style

Highlanders celebrate Halloween in style

October 31, 2017

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