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2020 Election: Three Ways to Vote in Virginia

Margaret McGee, Features Editor

September 21, 2020

To Register to Vote: *All voters must be registered at least 21 days before the General Election. Visit the Virginia Voter Information website. Choose the “Register to Vote” option. Complete the application. Paperw...

Grace Jones is a freshman at FHS. She says that one if her fashion icons is Lily Rose Depp. Grace likes to be creative with her style.

Fashion Expansion

September 18, 2020

2nd FHS “Falcon Flyer” Summary

Catherine Smith, Managing Editor

September 18, 2020

REMINDERS: The end of the first marking period is Friday, September 18. . Personal items left at the end of the 2019-20 school year are still available for pick-up in the Main Office by calling 540-422-7300. CONGRATULATIONS: FHS...

Tips & Self-Help for Online Learning

Hayley Ponn, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

Logging into school on August 24 was a challenging experience, trying to navigate through this new technology was somewhat overwhelming. I soon figured out some tricks on how to make my technology work and make it easier to find...

AG Project Pick-Up Kits

Catherine Smith, Managing Editor

September 11, 2020

Keeping the Career and Technical Education (CTE) spirit alive, horticulture teacher Stephen Potucek and Agriculture teacher Susan Hilleary are taking a new approach to online teaching. They designed project kits for their CTE...

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

Ashley Halbrook, Journalist

September 10, 2020

On September 10th, we recognize World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide may seem like a distant problem and something that we don’t really need to worry about. But in reality, suicide is the tenth leading cause of death for all ages in the United States, and the second lead...

FHS New Virtual Attendance Policy

Margaret McGee, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2020

Fauquier County Public Schools (FCPS) are required to take attendance for the 2020 - 2021 school year. Virtual learning has created various obstacles but the state and county have not changed their attendance policy. Attendance h...

First Day of School: Student Reaction

Catherine Smith, Managing Editor

August 26, 2020

The rising sun shines on the Fauquier High School parking lot as cars pull in from all directions. Students leaping from buses and running from cars greet each other with energy for the new school year. Noise fills the halls as ...

First Day of School: Teacher Reactions

Rachel Singleton, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2020

When teachers prepared for their student’s first day back to school in the past, the to-do list probably consisted of completing required professional development, creating lessons, collaborating with peers and setting up classrooms....

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