The Highlander

  • March For Our Lives Rally receives massive turnout

    March For Our Lives Rally receives massive turnout

    Maren Kranking, Features & Design Editor

    March 25, 2018

    "Welcome to the revolution," Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky said. "Either represent the people or get out." Kasky was the first of many student leaders to speak to the massive crowd of ralliers at the March For Our Lives event in Washington, D.C. Saturday. Students, teachers,...

    (photo by Maren Kranking)

  • Basketball All-Stars shine at Fanfest

    Basketball All-Stars shine at Fanfest

    Colin Edson, Editor-in-Chief

    March 19, 2018

    As each of McLean's Special Olympic basketball players ran onto the court through the path of cheerleaders after their names were called, the crowd erupted. Students decked out with red were screaming to show their support as they held up their signs that said things like "Never Give Up" or "Go Ben!"...

    Both teams standing for the national anthem before the game.

  • McLean students participate in national walkout

    McLean students participate in national walkout

    Maren Kranking, Features & Design Editor

    March 15, 2018

    As the bell rang to announce the break before Highlander Time on March 14, students picked up their backpacks and quickly emptied classrooms. However, instead of making their way to their next class, masses of students headed toward the front of the school donning warm clothing and carrying handmade...

    Students sit together at Lewinsville Park at the walkout on March 14. Seven speakers attended the event, which lasted for about three hours. (photo by Maren Kranking)

  • Scholastic Bowl places 2nd at state championships

    Scholastic Bowl places 2nd at state championships

    Rohan Mani, Reporter

    March 6, 2018

    For the second year in a row, the McLean High School Scholastic Bowl team has won second place at the State tournament after winning both the Liberty District Conference and Northern Regional tournament earlier in the year. This is in addition to the teams historic appearance on the show "It's Academic"...

    The Scholastic Bowl team is seen here in action. From left to right Justin Young (10), Carson Flickinger (12), Mara Kessler(11) and Grace Chung(11). (Photo courtesy of Lindsay Benedict)

  • Student-led walkout advocates for gun control

    Student-led walkout advocates for gun control

    Siddarth Shankar, Editor-in-Chief

    March 1, 2018

    As the bell rang, more and more students picked up their backpacks and left the school in an act of protest. Hundreds of students gathered on the football field, holding signs and rallying in favor of gun control after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, two...

    Students carry signs against gun violence at the student-led walkout on March 1. During Highlander Time 8, students gathered on the football field to speak out.

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