Fashion looks different for people. From a hobby one can explore to the jeans, t-shirts or sweatshirts that someone likes, there are many forms it takes. The divide between the “art” of fashion and the practicality of it is nuanced; to our warped standards of beauty, what is useful forContinue Reading

Four juniors discuss their IB “Creativity, Activity and Service” projects, which span from junior to senior year Poetry in Partnership Manahil Jawaid’s CAS project allows her to dive deeper into her passion for writing. Jawaid merged her love for writing and poetry to create a writing workshop that will runContinue Reading

Students share favorite and least favorite classes Freshman Rylie Morris – Best: Ceramics because I’m with my friends, and I get to make cool things. Worst: Spanish because it’s really hard. _________________________________________________________________________________ Sophomore Arjun Bhide Best: Criminal Justice because I learn about police work and crime scene investigation. Worst: GovernmentContinue Reading

The end of the first semester of the school year is here, which entails teachers working diligently to get in grades, students using these final moments to improve theirs, and Marshall’s admin implementing grade-boosting opportunities like Saturday school, return, and learn. It seems that both the student body and manyContinue Reading

With a new school year comes new changes: more days off from school These days off consisted of national holidays, religious observance holidays, and teacher workdays. Sophomore Julia Ortega  said she found the new schedule to be likeable. “I love having more days off because it gives me the opportunityContinue Reading

The annual blood drive on Friday, December 2 aimed to make donation simple and accessible for students and faculty. Phlebotomists and medical staff from Inova drew blood from participants. Student volunteers like senior Rubi Neupane also helped organize the event through Leadership classes.  “I wanted to volunteer because I wasContinue Reading

For many, a new school year brings an opportunity for new goals. This is the case for Hendrick Booz, who wants to be more patient with his IB English Literature HL 2 and Theory of Knowledge students this school year. Booz said his wife, Kelly, and mother both suggested thisContinue Reading