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

Blackboard is out, Schoology is in

David Achter, Staff May 12, 2022

As student work shifted online during the coronavirus pandemic, schools had to find options to keep students learning over the internet. Although these digital learning tools existed before, they are now...

Marshall farm equipment sale takes place April 30th

Hudson Crites, Journalist April 27, 2022

If you are interested in purchasing or selling equipment for your farm, on Saturday, April 30th starting at 9 in the morning at 7404 John Marshall Highway, Marshall VA, there is an auction to sell off...

Fashion and Talent Show to take place on April 21st

Isabelle Breakiron, Staff April 20, 2022

Tomorrow, Thursday April 20th, starting 9:15 and carrying into 2nd block Fauquier's first ever talent/fashion show will commence. Students will alternate performing in the auditorium for staff and fellow...

Winning teachers stand for a picture alongside school board members and the superintendent during their award ceremony

Teachers From Across Fauquier Honored In Award Ceremony

David Achter, Staff April 7, 2022

Teachers from across the county were honored at the Teacher of the Year award ceremony tonight in the FHS cafeteria. A teacher was nominated from each school, and each had a kind testimonial read to the...

Without raises, FCPS staff will continue to face a challenging pay structure

Proposed raise creates cautious optimism among teachers

David Achter, Staff April 6, 2022

As the entire nation grapples with a teacher shortage, schools are becoming more desperate to find teachers - a problem Fauquier County is currently facing, with 47 vacant positions. Hiring is also only...

Bryan Grimley receives a congratulations from his co-workers.

Bryan Grimley is awarded FHS Teacher of the year

Nate Hensley, Sports Editor March 28, 2022

After many countless hours of hard work and dedication, Bryan Grimley was awarded 2021 Fauquier High School Teacher of the Year. Coach Grimley, as he is known by the players and students, teaches athletic...

The Senior Celebration will take place on Falcon Field after graduation practice

The Senior Celebration

Sabrina Brooks, News Editor March 24, 2022

The Senior Celebration will be on May 13 for all seniors. It will begin after graduation practice, which should end at around 10 am. This event is open for all seniors and will be full of fun games, free...

War looms near home country

Catherine Smith, Executive Editor March 24, 2022

While Polish exchange student Karina Jedrzejczyk has found a place here in America because of Putin’s massive invasion of her next-door neighbor Ukraine, Jedrzeczyk worries for her family, friends, and...

Animal system students Claire Scaring, Sara Moore, Emily Gray and Paige Dean enjoying taking care of these little pups.

Dogs in school!

Isabelle Breakiron, Staff March 24, 2022

All throughout covid, “pandemic puppies” have introduced many new furry friends into our community. With these fuzzy faces came new responsibility and love. With teachers' busy schedules, managing...

Exchange students Karina Jedrzejczyk (left, Poland), Julia Doumont (middle, France) and Emily Xia (right, Germany) in front of the Cube.

Exchange Students Through Covid Storm

Sofia Garcia, Journalist March 24, 2022

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic more exchange students have come to the US hoping for better circumstances than last year regarding COVID-19. As a result of the lifting of the restrictions, the number...

Poles protest against the War in Ukraine in front of Russian Embassy in Warsaw on February 24.

Russia-Ukraine war: Polish perspective

Karina Jedrzejczyk, Staff reporter February 28, 2022

News about the brutal war between Ukraine and Russia has shocked the whole world, particularly Eastern and Central Europe. Although the tension between these two countries has been palpable for centuries,...

War begins in Europe as Russia Invades and Attacks Ukraine

Catherine Smith, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Russia strikes Ukraine with reports of missiles and explosions beginning early this morning after a television address from Russian President Vladmir Putin. “Ukraine’s interior ministry reported that...

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