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Members of the U.S. House of Representatives convened on Wednesday to vote on a second set of articles of impeachment against President Trump. The resolution passed, meaning the articles will be given to the Senate, where the higher chamber will hold trial for the president.
House votes to impeach Trump a second time
Kyle Hawley, Managing Editor • January 13, 2021

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to adopt a new set of articles...

McLean staff has been working on ensured distance learning with safety measures including separated desks, social distancing reminder signs, health checks before entering school and shielded front office desks.
COVID-19 cases on the rise
Khushi Rana and Ivy Olson January 12, 2021

Due to the period of heavy travel during Thanksgiving and Christmas, COVID-19 cases have been rising...

Productive Policies — Dr. Braband along with other school board representatives discuss new solutions to make virtual learning stress-free. They are introducing new changes to the grading policy.
School board presents return to school updates
Aleena Gul and Ariana Elahi December 17, 2020

As the end of the year approaches, the FCPS School Board has set out new changes to ensure a safe and...

Transfer Connect group plays a friendly game of movie themed Kahoot. Freshmen and transfers met their Big Macs on Friday.
Connect groups adjust to virtual world
Shruthi Manimaran, Managing Editor • December 17, 2020

On Friday, December 11, Connect groups took place during Highlander Time. Connect groups are conducted...

Proudly Highlander - The Highlander’s “Coming Clean” is awarded second place for the 2020 NSPA Social Justice Reporting award through the official website.
The article has been acknowledged in a nationwide scale, and it’s regarded as a ‘first step for a long-term reform at McLean High School.’
The Highlander newsmagazine wins National Scholastic Press Association awards
Sangmin Song, Online Sports Editor, Reporter • December 16, 2020

The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) honored The Highlander newsmagazine with the Pacemaker...

Obtained via McMed Club
Juniors found new club, McMed
Addie Brown and Jack Shields December 15, 2020

For students who are interested in pursuing professions in the medical field, the newly created McMed...

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