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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...

NAVIGATING NORMALCY - FCPS School Board hosts a work session on March 16 to discuss their return to school plan. They decide on a 5-day in-person plan for the coming school year.
Schools to return to five-day in-person this fall
Aleena Gul, News Editor • March 22, 2021

As part of their return to school plan, FCPS Superintendent Scott Braband and the FCPS School Board announced...

Schedule for the 2021 AP Exams in McLean High School. Students should check ahead their test dates and be aware of whether their tests are conducted online or in-person. (Infographic by Sangmin Song)
McLean's 2021 AP Exam schedule released
Sangmin Song, Online Sports Editor • March 12, 2021

On March 8, the College Board announced and released the 2021 AP Exam Terms and Conditions, along with...

School to host virtual international night
School to host virtual international night
Stella Keum, Copy editor • March 5, 2021

As McLean High School is partially open for in-person learning, the once empty hallways of McLean are...

Students eat lunch in the cafeteria. Desks are spaced six feet apart to ensure social distancing.
Students return to school
Michelle Cheng and Elizabeth Humphreys March 4, 2021

  This was the first week of in-person learning for seniors and freshmen. As students entered...

New guidelines assist in-person learning safety
New guidelines assist in-person learning safety
Marina Qu, Editor-in-Chief • March 2, 2021

Seniors and freshmen who chose in-person returned to school on March 2, a week earlier than sophomores...

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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