The Highlander

Teachers hold meeting regarding FCPSOn initiative

Eric Mizusawa

October 15, 2018

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This afternoon, a school board meeting will be held regarding next year's initiative of issuing each student a laptop for school use. The purpose of FCPSOn is for students to have a personalized learning experience and express th...

Fashion club making a statement on the McLean runway

Grace Gould, Reporter

October 15, 2018

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A love of fashion and a creative will to learn makes the perfect recipe for a fashion club member.  Meeting once to twice a month on Thursdays, the fashion club allows students to let their originality shine.Sponsored by The...

Sources of Strength advocates for positive mental health

Heran Essayas, Reporter

October 15, 2018

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McLean’s Sources of Strength had a peer training that was open to all on Monday, Oct. 8, to prepare students on how to spread kindness around their community. At their training, they do activities that instruct students and faculty...

TheatreMcLean sets the stage for a great year

Laine Phillips, Reporter

October 15, 2018

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TheatreMcLean is going to be performing the Tony-winning musical by Greg Kotis, Urinetown from Nov. 15 to 18.  “[Urinetown] is a black comedy musical which is something we’ve not done,” theater teacher and director Phi...

Rise of the Robotics Club

Kaan Kocabal, Reporter

October 15, 2018

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Robotics club team members will be doing competitions with the club in various locations this school year. The subjects of the competitions are building, programming and documentation. Seniors Yeon Kim, Andrew Do and Nathaniel Murphy are t...

Boys dance team disbanded

October 12, 2018

McLean starts the fire

McLean starts the fire

October 12, 2018

Sailor dives into the behind the scenes of her club

Cc Palumbo, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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Sailing Interest Club president, junior Ava Rotondo, is shining a new light on an underappreciated sport by proving her club is more than it seems. As an interest club, members meet to discuss technique, possible improvements a...

Brilliant minds discuss pieces of literature

Joshua Bass, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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In the spirit of October, students are reading The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King as a part of the Book Club. Book club members read and discuss one book per month and students meet on the third Thursday of the month to d...

TSA competes for success

Zeyad Zaeean, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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Technology Student Association (TSA) is planning to participate in an upcoming competition, “The Engineering Brain” Feb.13 to March 17..“This competition will be huge for us and we are going to try to win it,” TSA spons...

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