The Student News Site of Fauquier High School

The Falconer

The Student News Site of Fauquier High School

The Falconer

The Student News Site of Fauquier High School

The Falconer


The Falconer Online is a production of the journalism staff of Fauquier High School, located at 705 Waterloo Road in Warrenton, Va. It is designed, written and maintained by the students and all content decisions are made by the students. We strive to cover relevant news, student sports, and viewpoints of our student body, teachers and administration. For more information, feel free to send us an email at [email protected].

2022-2023 Staff


Catherine Arellano, Editor-in-Chief

David Achter, Managing Editor

Drew Kolb, Executive Editor

Sophia Long, News Editor
Ali Patusky, Features Editor
Clara Compton, Lifestyles Editor

Philip Nobblitt, Advisor


Brody Adamec
Angel Alvarado
Katie Arellano
Tom Cloud
Alec Crandall
Raeid Ebrahim
Noah Elliston
Madison Fishback
Harrison Fox
Alex Garcia
Lacey Hackett
Aaliyah Jackson
Elizabeth Kyne
Sebastian Luna
Alison Mayorga
Brianna McColl
Riley McMurphy
Clare Sawaqdeh
Johanna Seiler
Shannon Seiler
Sophie Sippert
Serra Stieltjes
Jefferson Uzzle

Contact Us

Interested in learning more about The Falconer, speaking with a staff member or submitting material (story ideas, letter to the editor, guest columns)? We would love to hear your opinions, see your work and publish your voice in The Falconer–we encourage you to let us know what is on your mind. Contact us at [email protected].


Statement of Purpose:
The Falconer is a student newspaper produced by Fauquier High School journalism students. The goals of the publication are to inform and entertain the student body, interpret news and provide a public forum for the exchange of ideas and opinions of students and faculty at FHS. In addition, this publication serves as a laboratory for students interested in learning sound journalistic techniques.

The Falconer upholds the right of high school journalists to the free expression guaranteed under the First Amendment. However, The Falconer shall contain no material that:
a. is actually disruptive to the maintenance of an orderly educational environment;
b. is defamatory, demeaning or injurious to the reputation and/or name of an individual, class of individuals or entity;
c. advertises any service, product or activity that is not permitted to minors under law;
d. violates copyright provisions.

Online Comments

All online comments are reviewed by a member of the editorial staff before being approved. This site is intended to provide information and engage in open and respectful dialogue that is appropriate to the educational environment and fans of all ages.

Comments are welcome as a means of sharing experiences, suggesting improvements, responding to polls/questions or engaging in the conversation. Comments will be reviewed by a member for the editorial staff prior to being posted publicly. To ensure that exchanges are informative, respectful and lawful, we will NOT post comments that are:

– Off Topic

– Spam.

– Personal Attacks. If you disagree with a post, we’d like to hear from you. We ask that you refrain from personal attacks or being disrespectful of others.

– Illegal. Laws that govern use of copyright, trade secrets, student and staff confidentiality, etc. will be followed. No comments or suggestions that encourage illegal activity that violate school behavior guidelines will be posted.

– Language. Comments including but not limited to profane or provocative language, hateful, racially or ethically offensive or derogatory, threats, obscene or sexually explicit language will be excluded.

– Not factual.