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The Falconer

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Dr. David Ferguson wears his new falcon gear in the FHS lobby.
New Principal Ferguson is Excited About Fauquier
Clara Compton, Managing Editor

On Monday, April 8, FCPS welcomed a new friendly face to lead its oldest and most prominent high school. Dr. David Ferguson is officially the...

Sophomore Joel Williams portrays the Reaper while senior Wyatt Shaw portrays a ghost to raise awareness of drunk driving.
FHS Warns Students of Drunk Driving
Ava Hart, Staff
The original FAFSA form was a staple of anxiety for many high school seniors, though its digital replacement has caused problems of its own.
FAFSA Delays Create Mass Chaos in College Admissions
David Achter, Editor-in-Chief
Nobblitt shows off his teacher of the year award.
Phillip Nobblitt Awarded Teacher of the Year
Tatum Walker, Staff
Sophmore Gracie Faulk proudly displays her girl scout badges on her vest.
Grace Faulk Earns Girl Scout Gold
Sophia Garcia, Staff

Grace Faulk, a sophomore at FHS, recently completed her Girl Scout Gold Award....

Fashion Spotlight: David Achter
Charles Hargrove, Viewpoints Editor
NHS Members Complain of Service Hour Shortage
Charles Hargrove, Viewpoints Editor
Senior Grace Jones showing off her fun, summery outfit backdropped by a beautiful sunset.
Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends for 2024
Clara Compton, Editor-in-Chief
Wonka is a fun addition to the Chocolate Factory films.
"Wonka" is a Sweet Watch
Charles Hargrove, Viewpoints Editor
Another Crabs Treasure is a very worthwhile game that will satisfy players who love the Soulslike genre.
"Another Crab's Treasure" is Surprisingly Good so Far
Jaden Cook, Staff
Alexander Stewarts new single broken by you is one of the best heartbreak  songs out there now because of the beauty and emotion shown throughout.
Alexander Stewart's New Song "broken by you" is a Masterpiece
Elena Carino, Staff
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A typical school lunch at FHS that students enjoy.
School Lunches Should Be Healthier
Audrey Gwennap, Staff

The health of school lunches has been severely declining in the last forty years. In 1980 federal budget cuts reduced the school lunch budget...

TikToks extensive ties to China are merely the tip of the iceberg of issues it creates for America.
TikTok Threatens America's Identity and Security. Ban it.
David Achter, Editor-in-Chief

The first time I ever heard of TikTok, it was on a news report about its rising popularity nationwide. In today’s world of interconnectivity...

Keyser at the mound ready to strike them out.
Athlete Spotlight: Claire Keyser
Jane Khyzhniak, Entertainment Editor
Baseball Opens the Season on Fire
Reese Brown, Sports Editor
Brooks Hits 200th Point, Goes for School Record
Kameron Thompson, Staff
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Bench presses are just one of the many ways someone can exercise on a Smith Machine. But why do many seem to hate the Smith Machine?
Wires, Bars, and Heavy Circles
Rahath Miah, Staff
A famous poster promoting military service from WW1. Current conflicts could cause the draft to return.
Should Seniors Worry About a Draft?
Rahath Miah, Staff
(Left to right) seniors Jake Miller, David Achter (captain) and Charlotte Funkhouser pose for a photo during the filming of Its Academic!
¨It´s Academic¨ Celebrates After Successful Season
Brianna McColl, Staff
Junior Javier Contreras warms up before a soccer match
Athlete Spotlight: Javier Contreras
Brianna Sandoval, Staff
The brightly colored homepage of the FCPS website, which recently underwent a huge redesign.
FCPS' Website Got a Redesign
Jaden Cook, Staff
Junior Ashley Quiniones works on hair styling during cosmetology class.
Cosmetology Class is a (Hair)Cut Above the Rest
Audrey Gwennap, Staff
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