Rebel Roar

Artist Profile

Chloe and Christian Segovia

February 27, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Fairfax Community

What is your name? JD Ussery   How long have you been interested in art? I kind of gotten into art when I was in 4th grade so that was like 8 years ago. I got really serious about it sophomore year.   How do you describe your art style? "It's kind of like digital painti...

The Korean Honor Society

Chloe and Gyumin

February 27, 2019


Filed under Clubs and Activities, Fairfax Community

KHS, or Korean Honor Society, is one of the many honor societies held here at Fairfax HIgh School. They are known for a wide range of things, the biggest being the various performances they perform at International Festival (or IFEST), like fan dance, samulnori (traditional korean percussion music), and k...

Golden Passport

Hannah, News Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

The European Union Commission has announced that it is in the process of creating a special team to more closely monitor schemes known as "golden passports". A "golden passport" refers to a passport offered by an EU member country in exchange for investments. These passports are given to non-EU nationals i...

Government Shutdown

Hannah and Victoria

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

The 2018-2019 United States government shutdown was the longest government shutdown in history, lasting 35 days from December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019. This was the second government shutdown of Donald Trump's presidency, and although both Congress and the Presidency was controlled by the Republica...

New Teachers at Fairfax

Hannah Maschino and Victoria Tran

October 19, 2018


Filed under News

Mr. Rodriguez What brought you to Fairfax? I was working in Instructional Services doing work that kept me away from students. I really missed being around students and working with them, so here I am. What do you love most about teaching? I love that light-bulb "ah-ha" moment when a student g...

EI Lesson Changes

Hannah Maschino and Bardia Assefbarkhi

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fairfax Community, News

Since last year, emotional intelligence lessons have been implemented at Fairfax High School during Lion Time. As the lessons are quite new to FHS, they are subject to change and are still in the experimental stages at Fairfax. Last year, EI lessons received mixed reviews from teachers and students. Whi...

School Board Meetings

Jihun Yio and Gyumin Na, Copy Editor and Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Fairfax Community, News

It's the start of a new school year and already things are picking up for school boards across the county. Fairfax County Public Schools recently held two meetings and plans to hold several more in the near future. On September 10th, 2018, a school board meeting was held at Fairfax City's city hal...

Elections This November

Declan Golsen and Jacob Goldberg, Copy Editor and R News

October 19, 2018


Filed under News

Important congressional elections are happening nationwide this fall, including two particularly significant ones in northern Virginia. In Virginia's Senate race, we have a race between a Trump-endorsed conservative and Hillary Clinton's former running mate. In the 10th congressional district race, a ...

This Month in Fairfax: The Library in the Backyard of the County Courthouse

Hannah Maschino, News Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under News

The plans for the first library in Fairfax County, created 78 years ago, would soon become a small cinder block building built on land behind the County Courthouse. This month in Fairfax, on Feb. 1, 1939, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to fund a countywide library system. The budget for ...

VRE Proposed to Increase Prices

Emily Sheng

February 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is considering a 3 percent hike in fares. They account for this price increase because of the increase in maintenance costs. The proposed price increase will be implemented on the beginning of the next fiscal year, July 1. The VRE is holding a series of public hear...

Gang Gone Good

Gang Gone Good

Autumn Kent

February 14, 2017


Filed under News

In 2011 The Washington Post reported on group "Check It" as an on the rise gay gang in DC. They were quoted as "a most unusual group of suspects", said to be controversial in views as gang vs support group. The DC gang was reported as "carrying mace, knives, brass knuckles and stun guns" and beati...

A Red Panda is Missing in the Virginia Zoo

Courtney Herzog

February 14, 2017


Filed under News

A red panda is lost from its exhibit in a Virginia zoo in Norfolk, Virginia. The panda's name is Sunny. The red panda is natively found in China and the Himalayas. They are also called lesser panda, the red-cat bear and the red bear-cat. The red panda also has very distinguishable features. These...

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