As a student at Marshall High School, I think that it is very important that students learn how to use modern technology. With the fast, ever-changing world, it is very important to be able to stay current and to keep up with the latest technology. In today’s world it is
Octagon Club traveled Sunday to a local homeless shelter to bring holiday spirit to underprivileged children in their Holiday for Hope project. This year, Holiday for Hope was held on Dec. 15 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Members of the Octagon Club helped wrap presents for the participants in Holiday
This prom season, students are finding a way to help others on top of enjoying the prom themselves: Marshall’s Prom Boutique. The Boutique takes place from April 30 to May 19 in the career services center. The Prom Boutique is an opportunity for people to give away old prom dresses
Pots, pans and Disney characters: what do they have in common? All three were included in the spring shows for band and chorus, lending the concerts a more playful air. The first performance was the spring concert for band, which included the theme from The Incredibles and took place on
The varsity softball team has had a strong start this season, going undefeated in the Hayfield spring break tournament. “The spring break tournament went really well. We won all of our five games and were the champions,” freshman Amelia Ely said. The softball team played against five teams during the
As the third quarter comes to an end, young filmmakers are preparing for the second annual Marshall film festival that will take place on May 15. This year the festival will be held at Angelika theaters in the Mosaic District. “We decided to showcase [the films] at Angelika theaters because it’s
With the upcoming rush of holidays, businesses are looking forward to the busiest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. Black Friday will fall on Nov. 29 this year. The day is known for its plethora of sales, and people often line up the day before to get there early.
The pilot lunch line known as the Statesmen Station made a splash in the Northern Virginia community, providing healthier lunch options; it is the first of its kind in Fairfax County. Real Food for Kids, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy food in Fairfax County, planned and supported the Statesmen
The varsity football team had a bleak start this year, losing homecoming and multiple other games. The homecoming game against Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technolgy started off on a bad note when the Colonials scored a touchdown in the first minute. Unfortunately, Marshall was not able to recover and lost
The CyberPatriots team, sponsored by Jason Simeon, is sending two teams of students to the national finals competition of cyber-security on March 17.
Because the team has a high number of members, they will be sending two teams to the competition to compete against each other and against other teams from all over the United States and some from Canada.
At the semi-finals cyber competition, two Marshall teams were placed in the top twelve, and therefore both teams will be competing in the national competition.