One Man’s Extensive Road to Recovery

Carly Herbert, Managing Editor

October 13, 2017

  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...

Celebrating 10 Years

Jack Tessier, Lifestyle Editor

October 13, 2017

  This is us. . . ten years later. Three state championship titles, a successful football program, an award winning publications program, a Blue Ribbon music program, a thriving iStem program and a school full of spirited students. “I’ve seen more spi...

Remembering a Tragedy 16 Years Later

Emma Gray, Viewpoint Editor

October 2, 2017

    For the first time in 16 years, there are students in the building who were not alive when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001.    “With this year’s sophomore class being the last ...

Bee Population on the Decline

Harper Crater, Lifestyle Editor

May 2, 2017

The bees are dying, there’s no denying it. Around the United States the bee population has begun a rapid spiral downward, and the population decrease has begun to worry not only beekeepers, but the public. According to CNN, between April 2014 ...

What Are Your A’s Really Worth?

Carly Herbert, News Editor

March 27, 2017

The phrase “work smarter, not harder” might be taken too seriously by the generation of students today. When teachers grade tests with a curve, they aren’t just raising your grade, they might also be influencing all the...

March for Life Draws Students In

Harper Crater, Lifestyle Editor

February 24, 2017

           On January 27th the annual March for Life event took place to protest abortions and show support for Trump’s executive order to stop funding for Planned Parenthood. The March for Life is a protest that occurs e...

Passing the Torch to Trump

Harper Crater, Lifestyle Editor

February 1, 2017

Donald Trump is officially the 45th President of the United States. Trump’s inauguration was on January 20; this event became highly controversial and protests took place to stymie the inauguration. Sophomore Reuben Brown atte...

How Much is too Much Homework?

Carly Herbert, News Editor

February 1, 2017

How much homework is too much? That’s the question Fauquier County School employees are focused on answering this year. “We are currently working to evaluate our beliefs about homework and what it should look like,” Principal Maj...