marshall high school is open to students for the first time in almost a year

Arriving at school I was mostly feeling frustrated and nervous driving into the upper lot early that morning. I had wanted to return to school for so long, but Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) implemented it too late for me, a senior with three months left in high school, toContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

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 againstContinue Reading

I started being catcalled when I was in my early teens. Maybe 15 to 16 years old. I was able to ignore it pretty well until this year, when it started happening almost every time I went on a run. During the summer, the cross country team runs long runsContinue Reading

I literally started a new life by coming to this high school three years ago. I saw many perspectives by adapting to the school’s atmosphere and meeting new people. It was very difficult to find a way to talk and collaborate with people in Russia. Imagine your first grade classContinue Reading

I moved here from Albania in January 2017, mid-sophomore year. This was the first time in 16 years I had ever changed not just schools but also my place of residency. Understandably, this transition to a country on the other side of the planet was overwhelming at first. Marshall isContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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 inContinue Reading

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 sweepingContinue Reading