Sports are known for being beneficial to one’s physical and mental well being. However, in the competitive environment which we reside in, this isn’t a reality. Not only are players competing against teams in their district, they’re competing against their teammates. Tryouts set up the environment for the rest ofContinue Reading

This issue is our seventh and second to last of the academic year. On a personal note, it will also be my final as Editor-in-Chief of Rank&File. I am proud of the progress this staff has made over the course of the year, but more so than that, excited forContinue Reading

Once upon a time, Marshall’s community slogan was Small School, Big Heart. Although our school may not be so small anymore, the importance of community remains. Community has been a major focal point of stories throughout the year, in issues like the conflicts between student groups and administrators, the discussionContinue Reading

Future Business Leaders of America members and IB Business students had the opportunity to learn about TopGolf as a business. “It was a lot of fun,” IB Business student and junior Preston Balisky said. “I really enjoyed getting to learn about how the business works.” Students first learned how TopGolfContinue Reading

School spirit is a goal which every group seems to strive for, from administration to student government to student groups like Marshall Mob. The Marshall Mob brings together students to make us a community, but a small handful of students have caused disruptions for administration and opposing teams. Last March,Continue Reading

On Feb. 24, Marshall was selected as a First Amendment Press Freedom Award winner for the first time. Marshall joins two other Fairfax County schools, McLean and Chantilly, among the 17 recipients nationally. Three FCPS schools winning this award out of 17 nationwide shows the strength of freedom of expressionContinue Reading

Glenn Youngkin defies state law for political points An executive order has to be worth more than the piece of paper it’s written on. Youngkin’s day-one executive order banning mask mandates ought to be thrown in the trash. It isn’t just reckless, it’s illegal. The General Assembly’s SB1303, written byContinue Reading

This point in time marks a symbolic halfway point in many ways. Obviously we have reached the halfway point of our academic calendar, and this is also the halfway point for Rank&File in terms of our number of issues this year. At this point in the year it can beContinue Reading

FCPS announced a joint lawsuit against Governor Glenn Youngkin’s executive order banning school mask requirements Monday morning. Fairfax County joins six other districts, including neighboring Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church and Prince William, in challenging the order. “At issue is whether locally-elected school boards have the exclusive authority and responsibility conferredContinue Reading