Rank&File examines the FCPSOn initiative, which will provide every high schooler with a personal laptop Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will give personal laptops to all high school students as a part of the FCPSOn initiative, beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. Each student will be able to use the
FCPS School Board member and former Marshall school president Ryan McElveen turned his high school activism ambitions into the road map for his political journey. At 33, McElveen has entered a new phase of his career this January with the launch of his campaign for Fairfax County Chairman, running against
Sexual harassment and assault have been at the forefront of political consciousness on both the local and national level, sparking mass campaigns like the Me Too and Time’s Up movements, which became increasingly relevant in 2016 following the presidential election and the numerous misconduct allegations against people in power. According
Every year, Marshall welcomes new students from all over the world. According to statistics from the main office, students come from 97 different countries. The administration simplifies their transition process by helping them adjust to the school environment. “We help them adapt to the new surroundings,” registrar Elizabeth Barrand said.
Administration explains reforms to Learn policy With the start of the new year, the administration has set new security measures to ensure the safety of everyone in the school. Examples of these new security policies are the removal of a buzzer on Door Four and a new sign-out policy in
Students struggle with workload under new rules Recent changes regarding newly enforced Learn policies have begun to spark disagreement among students. In September, administration began new, controversial Learn policies due to past misuse of the period, which is intended for teachers to offer help. Faculty implemented a policy of sweeping