Crossed Sabres

Students were ushered away from the building on the day of the incident. Many police showed up to help guide people on where to go.

Lockdown incident raises concerns about safety

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

“Nothing can prepare you for this.” The words of Principal Mr. Antonio Hall sounded through the school on Thursday, October 7,  as teachers put on the live community session hosted by Mr.Hall to talk...

A student on our gymnastics team mid-flip. Some gymnasts suffer from mental blocks which stop them from completing some moves.

Pushing past the blocks

Karenna Keane, Managing Editor September 10, 2021

Junior Alexa Brooke, a member of the school gymnastics team, takes off, running across the floor of the gym, preparing to launch into a roundoff backhandspring back tuck. Brooke had injured herself while...

Student resource officers (SROs) have been a matter of controversy for the past year in light of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Removing resource officers

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich, Editor-in-chief September 9, 2021

Movements like Black Lives Matter have brought more widespread recognition to the disproportionate violence by police toward minorities in the past year. In response, the Arlington Public Schools (APS)...

Books to big screen

Books to big screen

Janhvi Spahr, Copy Editor September 9, 2021

Since the beginning of film production, movies and TV shows have been inspired and based on popular books. It can take years for fans to see their favorite books from paper be put on the big screen, and...

Alumni and teacher of our school, Ms. Splan poses for a photo.

Once a general, always a general

Cassie Kavanagh, Social Media Editor September 9, 2021

It would be reasonable to assume that as a new teacher, the school may be a fairly unknown place, something that will require some time to learn to navigate. However, for Ms. Patrice Splan, it is the opposite,...

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

Jude Heatley, Business Editor September 9, 2021

After more than a year, the school has decided to allow students to come back into the classroom full time. Although the pandemic is still not behind us, students and faculty are a lot more prepared to...

The custodial staff stands for a photo. They have been extremely helpful and necessary during this difficult time.

Custodial staff vs. the pandemic

Kayla Combs, Staff reporter June 14, 2021

Nowadays, custodians are often surrounded by sanitizers and chemical cleaners daily. One of these chemicals is “KBQ,” also called “Virus”, and is the most commonly used chemical for cleaning hard...

COVID year wrap-up

COVID year wrap-up

Erin Wills, Staff reporter June 10, 2021

A scene from Marlaena Henrys film

Future Filmmakers

Janhvi Spahr, Staff reporter June 9, 2021

Everybody has their favorite movie. Whether it be a classic or a new release, film has reached all corners of America and the world. The actors of movies are part of what brings the movies to life, but...

Turus is one of the several pizza parlors in the area. This is their green monster

Arlington’s best pizza

Karenna Keane, Social Media Editor June 2, 2021

When scrolling through popular delivery apps such as Uber Eats, DoorDash and GrubHub, to name a few, the large array of options may leave some feeling overwhelmed. What if you just wanted to order a pizza?...

Seniors head for new continents

Hannah Kennedy, Staff Manager June 2, 2021

Natalie Aramendia For students considering doing a semester abroad in college, senior Natalie Aramendia is taking it a step further by attending Duke Kunshan University (DKU) full time in Suzhou, China....

Peyton Fern and the crew team

5 years of commitment earns 4 more

Karenna Keane, Social Media Editor June 2, 2021

Boats pull out onto the Potomac River in early spring as rowers begin their workout. Despite a harsh chill on the water, the athletes enjoy a mental break as well as time with friends. This team is the...

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