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Warrenton Christmas Parade is Bigger and Better Than Ever

December 19, 2018

The FHS track team brings holiday spirit to Main Street. The spectacular Warrenton Christmas Parade made its way down Main Street this past Friday night, boasting unicyclists, fire trucks, boy scouts, and even a cow. The parade attracted...

2018 Trip to Spain is an Unqualified Success

December 19, 2018

Spain is a beautiful destination for FHS students every November. On November 14th, seven FHS students including teacher Ms. Rodriguez took two flights to arrive to Spain. There were seven students including me who took the prog...

Dealing With Anxiety in Today’s World

December 19, 2018

Anxiety plagues people from all social statuses all over the world. Anxiety is expressed in many different ways depending on the person who is suffering. It is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease--typically about an...

Are Freshman Groups Worth It?

December 19, 2018

Freshman students study in a lobby area during homeroom. A new policy at Fauquier High School has freshman attending monthly group sessions during homeroom. During these meetings in which the same students gather, group advisor...

Student Directors Flourish in FHS Theater Department

December 19, 2018

In early November the Fauquier High School Theater Department gave eight seniors three days on which to prove their directing skills. On November 1, 2, and 4, audiences entered the FHS auditorium to see four polished one-act p...

"Faux" Ice-Skating Rink Opens to the Community Near Marshall

December 19, 2018

New ice rink gives members of the community an opportunity to ice skate in the comfort of their own neighborhood. A new “ice” rink has opened in Northern Fauquier Community park near Marshall. “Our director Mr. Mille...

Purple Lanyards Are Here to Help

December 19, 2018

To all students out there struggling with mental health, there may be a new way to help. Many Fauquier High School teachers have recently undergone extensive training in mental health awareness. Meaning that these teachers are...

Remembering George H.W. Bush

December 19, 2018

George H.W. Bush was the 41st President of the United States and the start of a longstanding political dynasty. Near the end of last month, former President George H.W. Bush passed away at the age of 94. The 41st President liv...

Sophomore McKenzie Hurley attends Microsoft meeting representing FFA

December 19, 2018

Mary Snapp, McKenzie Hurley, and others all gather together onstage to discuss the "rural broadband gap." This month, on December 5, Sophomore McKenzie Hurley received one of the biggest opportunities in her life this month....

Students' hard work pays off

November 20, 2018

The National Honor Society is an organization held in multiple schools around the country.  This society requires a 3.5 GPA, five community service hours, and a positive attitude. Over one hundred students were inducted into ...

In Memory of a Hero Who Created Heroes

November 20, 2018

Beloved comic book pioneer Stan Lee meant the world to his millions of fans. Stan Lee was an American iconic comic book writer, editor, and publisher. Lee passed away November 12, 2018, of Pneumonia at the ripe old age of 95 ye...

New SOL Requirements Cause Controversy

November 20, 2018

Sophomore Hannah Singleton studies for her upcoming history SOL. Last week, Fauquier County Public Schools rolled out a newsletter to all teachers explaining that the longstanding Standards of Learning (SOL) requirements have changed. These cha...

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