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Lauren Elias

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Name: Lauren Elias
Date registered: September 9, 2015

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  1. Key Club writes holiday cards to hospitalized kids — December 13, 2017
  2. In One Week: Lost in Translation — November 29, 2017
  3. School is out, summer is in — June 14, 2017
  4. Sophomore aspires to turn bodybuilding passion into profession — June 6, 2017
  5. Bathroom budget should include feminine products — June 6, 2017

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Dec 13 2017

Key Club writes holiday cards to hospitalized kids

On Nov. 30, the Key Club met during Learn to write holiday letters to hospitalized kids. “I love kids, and since it’s the holiday season, anything I can do to make someone’s day better would be wonderful,” junior Breanna Fulton said. “I just want everyone to have happy holidays.” Key Club worked with the organization …

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Nov 29 2017

In One Week: Lost in Translation

In One Week is a feature where one or more staff members take on a new habit for a week. In this IOW, Lauren spoke French and Gwyneth spoke Spanish for a full school week. rules We need to talk in our respective language from the time the first bell of the school day rings …

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Jun 14 2017

School is out, summer is in

Students staying in Northern Virginia for the summer discuss activities to do and locations to visit with friends and family throughout the upcoming months. “Over the summer I like to go to amusement parks like Busch Gardens and Kings Dominion. It’s fun, those rides are fun. I really enjoy going with my family and friends. …

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Jun 06 2017

Sophomore aspires to turn bodybuilding passion into profession

Passion takes on a whole new meaning for sophomore and aspiring competitive bodybuilder Joseph Karam. He said that, to him, passion is found in moments like taking his prepared meals to parties and going to the gym on a friday night. Karam said that the root of this passion is traceable back to when …

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Jun 06 2017

Bathroom budget should include feminine products

Access to necessary feminine hygiene products during the school day is limited. This issue was not addressed in the school’s remodel, but better late than never. One major step into easing the stress surrounding periods in school would be installing feminine hygiene product dispensers in the bathrooms and providing pain relievers such as Midol in …

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Mar 29 2017

Don’t worry, be rappy: Obando raps original music to spread happiness

 By coining the rapper name ‘Lil Feo’, sophomore Patrick Obando is on his way to making the world happier, one rap at a time. His inspiration to become a rapper started when he was very young, after years of finding any excuse to incorporate rap into school projects. “When I was little I always listened to a …

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Mar 29 2017

TOK creates scheduling conflict for spring sports

The rigor of the IB program can lead to complications in the schedules of active athletes. In some cases, the tight scheduling limits their ability to pursue both rigorous academics and involved athletics. More specifically, the Theory of Knowledge course required in order to obtain the IB diploma often conflicts with school sport schedules. “I …

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Mar 10 2017

The Space Between US fails to leave lasting impact on target audiance

    Gardner Elliot is the first human born on Mars. After his mother died in childbirth while aboard a spacecraft, Gardner, played by Asa Butterfield, grows up with little knowledge of life on Earth. His only contact with life beyond Mars is with Tulsa, played by Britt Robertson. Tulsa is a rebellious high school …

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Jan 11 2017

Litz welcomes therapy dogs

Due to the rewriting of an FCPS regulation, therapy dogs will be available in the coming months to provide stress relief and relaxation. Principal Jeff Litz has worked for over a school year to rewrite this regulation, which does not allow therapy dogs on school campuses. “It’s a small measure, but I think it’s something …

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Jan 11 2017

Resolutions aren’t about results

Every year we search for the perfect response to the dreaded question, “So what are your New Year’s resolutions?” For as long as I can remember, I’ve hopped on the resolution bandwagon of lying to myself and striving for an idealized version of my lifestyle that, in short, is impossible to achieve. Varying from “wear …

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