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Implementation of e-hallpass causes concern to McLean community
Tara Pandey, Features Editor • September 6, 2022

As students returned to the McLean High School building for the 2022-2023 school year, they were greeted...

Fun Fair Excitement - Students and staff enjoy the end-of-year celebration. The event included games, food and competitions.
McLean hosts Fun Fair celebration
Nyla Marcott, Editor in Chief • June 6, 2022

With five days left before the end of the 2021-22 school year, administrators, staff and the McLean...

Addressing sexual harassment and misconduct claims
Addressing sexual harassment and misconduct claims
Nyla Marcott, News Editor • June 4, 2022

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Incumbent Don Beyer (left) is being challenged by first-time candidate Victoria Virasingh (right). While the two candidates dont disagree on many policy issues, Virasingh has recently asked Rep. Beyer to pass the torch.
Virginia’s 2022 Primaries are around the corner
Saehee Perez, Chief Marketing Manager • May 31, 2022

Virginia is one of few states with annual statewide elections that do not coincide with midterms...

Sophomore Michael Norton addresses the crowd of protesters in his speech about the need for stricter gun laws in the United States.
McLean students hold walkout to protest school shootings
Madelyn Frederick, Ivy Olson, and Khushi Rana May 27, 2022

  On May 26 at 12:50 pm, nearly 200 McLean High School students gathered near the front entrance...

Students can submit a request for a pass by indicating the designated location to their teacher.
FCPS and McLean introduce e-hall passes
Aleena Gul and Josh Bass May 27, 2022

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) implemented a new e-hall pass system at McLean, beginning Wednesday,...

Students at McLean struggle with body shaming
Students at McLean struggle with body shaming
Farah Eljazzar, Isabella DiPatri, and Josephine Phillips June 3, 2022

With the ever growing nature of technology and advancements such as social media, the public is able to connect with users across the globe to spread information, participate in trends and engage in...

Junior Wide Receiver Kaelan Ferris blazes past a defender for a 65-yard touchdown.
McLean Football takes on West Potomac in Season Opener
Tanner Coerr, Managing Editor • August 27, 2022
Palaces colorful album cover. Visual artist Jonathan Zawada created the cover as well as the albums other related visuals.
Palaces reigns supreme
Philip Rotondo May 31, 2022
Finals do not accurately represent students knowledge
Finals do not accurately represent students' knowledge
Madeleine Stigall, Managing Editor • June 6, 2022

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