The Falconer

Morgan Ryan excels on field

Caroline Liebel, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

For many, transitioning from playing one sport to three completely different ones would be a challenge, but not for junior Morgan Ryan who has thrived in athletics almost her whole life. “I’ve been playing sports since I...

Croson leads baseball squad

Gavin Cranford, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

Leadership is an important component of every team. Senior Garrett Croson was elected team captain at the beginning of the season by his coaches, and he has proved them right. “It’s good to influence the younger guys on the...

Raines brings care, compassion to work

SaraRose Martin, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2013

We all know his booming voice and his calm, patient demeanor. Assistant Principal Jim Raines has been at FHS for almost 30 years, and his family has created a legacy in the Fauquier County school district. Raines grew up in Arlington,...

Spanish teacher advocates studies abroad after trip to South America

Jordyn Miller, Associate Editor

January 10, 2013

One of the best parts about new teachers is finding out all the interesting facts and quirks about them: where are they from, what have they done, what would they do if they weren’t teaching, and what do they bring to the cla...

Former track star molds young minds

Caroline Liebel, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2013

Ian Lansdowne does it all. He teaches earth science and special education by day, and coaches cross country and track and field by night. “I originally started teaching just to fulfill a need,” Lansdowne said. “I eventually became accustomed to it and grew to enjoy...

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