The Falconer

Taco Bell moving to new location

Abby Seitz, Online/Associate Editor

March 20, 2013

Our generation has witnessed many historic events, from the election of America’s first black president to the opening of the new building on campus. In April, we will see another groundbreaking event in our community – the opening of a new Taco Bel...

Live from the CTE fair

Abby Seitz, Online/Associate Editor

February 26, 2013


Students inflict self harm to cope with school stress, depression

Sophie Byvik, Editor-in-Cheif

February 22, 2013

Sources’ names have been changed. Some laugh it off. It doesn’t happen here; if it does, it’s one of those emo kids. Them. Not us. But the one in 12 teenagers who practice self-injury – who cut or burn themselves –...

FHS amps up safety with security changes

Kerian McDonald, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2013

Students may have noticed security changes in the wake of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Maybe it’s that the cafeteria doors are locked during non-lunch hours, or that teachers are standing in previously unmonitored areas, or perhaps...

Instructional period shifts to advisory

SaraRose Martin, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2013

The instructional period became a regular part of the school schedule last term. Designed to be a time to help students who struggle in an SOL class or who just need help, these periods were rotated between blocks. This term,...

Students attend band clinic

Jake Lunsford, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2013

Over 400 students from high schools in Maryland through Texas take a trip every year to The University of South Carolina to participate in the college’s renowned Band Clinic. Band directors nominate 10th grade and older students who are eligible to participate, and they take the students on...

Trivia team places third

Josh Henry, Design Editor

February 15, 2013

The science trivia A team, consisting of seniors Sergio Ribeiro and Chenoa Payne, and sophomores Claire Burke and Rhiannon Begley, took third place at the annual Blue Crab Bowl on Feb. 9. An academic competition revolving around...

Seniors Colin Steves, Kevin Sanford, Casey Adamowicz and junior Brady Burr pose and prepare for DECA’s regional competition at the Apple Blossom Mall.

DECA goes to states

February 15, 2013

GALLERY: A peek into the new building

Sarah Thornton and Fiona McCarthy

February 1, 2013


"Richard III" to debut this weekend

Abby Seitz, Online Editor

January 31, 2013

Shakespeare Troupe's production of "Richard III" will be performed in the new cafeteria on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Written in 1591 by William...

The Student News Site of Fauquier High School