Teens Head to the Polls for the First Time

Faith Schaefer, Managing Editor

November 1, 2019

     Several teens are getting ready to participate in their first election.      On Nov. 5, voters will head to the polls to cast their ballot for State Senate, House of Delegates, Sheriff, Commonwealth’s Attorn...

Surrounding School Systems Adopt Random Drug Testing Policies for Student Athletes

Faith Schaefer, Managing Editor

November 1, 2019

    Culpeper, Page, and Orange Counties drug test student athletes. Now, one parent is hoping Fauquier County Public Schools will consider doing the same.     “Fauquier County is the epicenter of the opioid epidem...

Cougars Earn Blue Ribbon Award

Emma Gray, Managing Editor

May 8, 2019

Kettle Run’s music department is one of the best in the state. For the sixth year in a row, the program earned the Virginia Blue Ribbon distinction from the Virginia Music Educators Association, VMEA. The Blue Ribbon Award...

Longest Government Shutdown Ends

Carly Herbert, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2019

The longest government shutdown in American history comes to a close after Congress and the President spent 35 days struggling to reach an agreement on a proposed spending bill.

New Year Welcomes Two Brand New Classes

Jack Tessier, Features Editor

February 6, 2019

The new year brings change. New styles, new iPhones, new school semester, and so on. 2019 also brings the beginnings of some brand new classes. Culinary teacher Kathryn Kiser is excited to teach Culinary II for the first time...

Recovering Addict Shares Story

Carly Herbert, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019

Since 2013, heroin overdoses have been the leading cause of unnatural deaths in Virginia. Heroin isn’t just an issue here in Virginia, it’s also becoming a nationwide epidemic. This makes the message of reformed heroin...

Homework Policy Sparks Frustration

Emma Gray, Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

“We have a homework policy?” several members of the Superintendent Student Advisory Council asked in their most recent meeting, resulting in Meaghan Brill, principal, sending out an email requiring all faculty to make the...

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