The Falconer

Sixteen students named finalists in state publication championships

Abby Seitz, Managing Editor

August 13, 2013

On August 7, the Virginia High School League announced the finalists in their annual Writing/Photo/Design Contest. Sixteen Fauquier High School students were named finalists in the publications championships. The contest welcomes subm...

Frister takes hockey talents to Europe

Josh Henry, Design Editor

April 30, 2013

Freshman Andrew Frister traveled to Switzerland in mid March to play ice hockey with the Piedmont Predators travel team in a six day tournament. The team finished in third place out of eight teams. Frister has led his team in...

Band busts out rhythm, blues

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 30, 2013

Nothing gives a high school a colorful splash of character like a school band. Band teacher Andrew Paul shares this sentiment and aims to enhance school spirit through his new R&B band. “I wanted to start a jazz band, but...

YoungLife combines faith, fun

Sarah Thornton, Managing Editor

April 30, 2013

Every Monday night at 7:37, teenagers around the county gather to have some fun and explore their relationships with each other and God at Young Life centers in their communities. “I want to use the word ‘shenanigans’,”...

Farm experience fuels love for animals

Michelle Daniek, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

For senior and FFA secretary Kacie Tinnesz, growing up around farming culture was a motivating force in joining the group. “My brother was in FFA when he was still in high school, and I had grown up with all the rednecks,”...

Math club has class

Eryka Hackett, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

Students inspired by the mysteries of mathematics can now participate in co-curricular activities in Math Club, sponsored by math teacher Ann Meyer. Led by juniors Sierra Aceto and Jennifer Elliot, the club meets every other Friday. “Our...

Students prepare robots for competition

Maddie Lemelin, Features/Arts Director

April 30, 2013

On April 26, 35 students from Kettle Run and FHS competed in a robotics workshop, although the results were not known at press time. Two groups from technology department head Harold Mullins’ Engineering and Design class were given three weeks to design and assemble an advanced unmanned ground v...

Students think outside the box

Michelle Daniek, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2013

Destination Imagination is a program that runs from elementary through college levels, dedicated to promoting critical problem-solving skills and encouraging kids to step outside the box. Faced with an array of challenges, from...

Musicians make melodies down in the pit

Patrick Duggan, News Director

April 2, 2013

The musicians of the orchestra pit are every musical’s unsung heroes. Hidden away from the audience deep in the pit, woodwinds, strings and brass horns all work together to toot out the twist to which the stars on stage shout. Senior...

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