Approximately 350 students participated in a walkout during 7th period Friday in response to an alleged Islamophobic attack at Fairfax High School, according to an email from Principal Jeffrey Litz. The walkout, organized by the Muslim Student Association (MSA) branch at Marshall, and in cooperation with branches across the county,Continue Reading

Solely because I am not pursuing the IB Diploma, the exclusive Theory of Knowledge (TOK) class is closed off to me. TOK should be made available to all juniors and seniors, regardless of what diploma program they chose. Despite the shortage of teachers who can lead the class, opening upContinue Reading

“Through the air there’s a calling / From far away / There’s a voice I can hear / That will lead me home”—these were sophomore Sophia Welch’s favorite lines from “The Road Home,” one of the songs she sang at the first in-person choir concert on Oct. 7. “It feltContinue Reading

Pandemic-induced learning gaps, particularly for vulnerable student populations, have become an issue on the radar of school administration. In response, administrators plan to address the concerns with a sum of money from the federal government. The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund is a federal grant to supportContinue Reading

The last five weeks have seen debates in hallways, classrooms and beyond over the debut of a new 40-minute class. The class, Advisory, builds on the social-emotional learning time introduced last year. Advisory co-leads Patrick McDonough and Katy Sokolove said the administration gathered student opinions in 2020 where some studentsContinue Reading