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After the meeting, attendees continued smaller conversations about McLean and FCPS as a whole.
FCPS superintendent meets with Committee on Raising Student Voices
Omar Kayali, Website Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2022

FCPS Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid came to McLean High School on Nov. 16 to meet with students from...

People gather in front of Washington-Liberty High School before the vigil begins.
Washington-Liberty holds vigil in remembrance of student killed in car crash
Tanner Coerr, Managing Editor • November 13, 2022

Just after midnight on Friday, Nov. 11, Washington-Liberty High School student Braylon Meade was killed...

Common app website students use to apply to colleges.
Early Action/Decision deadline nears as students begin submitting applications
Zachary Ammar, Reporter • October 30, 2022

As seniors apply to schools, the deadline for many early action and early decision schools approaches...

Tysons Capital One Tower and the Watermark Hotel, some of the most prominent buildings of the Tysons skyline
Tysons growth contributes to continued McLean overcrowding
Zakareya Hamed, Opinions Editor • October 26, 2022

Over the past 10 years, Tysons has quickly become Northern Virginia’s new urban hub of business,...

Students participating in the walkout stand with their signs and chant in support of trans rights.
Students attend walkout to protest proposed VDOE policy
Philip Rotondo, Managing Editor • September 27, 2022

On September 27th, McLean students participated in a walkout organized by McLean’s Gender Sexuality...

FCPS Superintendent Michelle Reid speaks with parents and community members, during McLeans Community Conversations event on Sept. 8
FCPS Superintendent visits McLean High School
Zakareya Hamed, Minsong Ha, Nyla Marcott, and Saehee Perez September 12, 2022

On Thursday, September 8th, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid visited...

Angus poses for a picture in front of the bleachers right before performing at the pep rally. Image by Brooke Thomas.
The person behind the mask or, in this case, the Highlander head
Madelyn Frederick and Tara Pandey November 2, 2022

Most students at McLean are familiar with Angus, the kilt-wearing, bearded mascot who frequents the major football games and pep rallies. One can find him posted in front of the student section, running...

Junior linebacker Easton Johnson lines up to blitz off of the edge.
McLean football loses 43-6 to Langley in rivalry matchup
Tanner Coerr, Managing Editor • November 4, 2022
Cast members pose in a 1920s-style car reminiscent of the setting of the show, which takes place in the roaring 20s.
Much to See with Fall Play
Tara Pandey and Madie Turley November 15, 2022
The album cover of Drake and 21 Savages newest joint record, Her Loss.
Her Loss Review
November 12, 2022
CROSSFIRE: Is e-hallpass good?
CROSSFIRE: Is e-hallpass good?
Isabella DiPatri and Saehee Perez September 16, 2022
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