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Dranesville District School Board Representative Elaine Tholen and Superintendent Scott Brabrand discuss the reopening of schools on Nov. 12. They discussed the foreseeable challenges of returning back to school and how to mitigate them.
FCPS plans return to school
Heran Essayas, Editor-in-Chief • November 19, 2020
School board maintains previous return to school date and plans for future
A vaccine is being prepped for injection. Pfizer claims that 15-20 million people will have access to their COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2020. (Photo obtained via Creative Commons)
Pfizer and Moderna announce COVID-19 vaccines
Arnav Gupta, Online News Editor • November 16, 2020

Pfizer and Moderna announce two new COVID-19 vaccines McLean students and medical professionals react...

Schedule changes aim to improve online learning
Schedule changes aim to improve online learning
Belen Ballard and Gianna Russo November 15, 2020

Going into the 2020-2021 school year, students and faculty have all been impacted by COVID-19 and...

The Trump campaign pushes to get a hearing in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court hasn’t heard an election contention case since Bush v. Gore in 2000. (Image obtained via Creative Commons)
Trump Challenges Swing State Votes
Andrew Christofferson, Reporter • November 14, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden was nominated as president-elect on Nov. 9th, but this election is far...

Photo taken by Katie Romhilt
A Divided Highlander
Kyle Hawley and Josh Bass November 3, 2020

Following months of a deadly, uncontrolled pandemic and cries for justice and equity from marginalized...

The McLean National Honor Society made presentation slides for the ceremony. Since this was the first virtual induction ceremony, students created the presentation and took other initiatives to make the ceremony more engaging.
National Honor Society welcomes new inductees virtually
Dua Mobin and Max Irish November 2, 2020

The McLean National Honor Society (NHS) is for students who show leadership, scholarship, character and...

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Hosts Polina and Layla talk about Halloween, the election and more.
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