On Feb. 7, as judges called out the winners for the annual VHSL Northern Regional theater competition, Statesmen Theater sat in hopeful anticipation to hear who won. Just like in their district round, the cast once again took home first place, an announcement that erupted in cheers, hugs and tears
Families and friends came together in the cafeteria to support the senior class—and play some Bingo along the way. On Friday, Feb. 9, the class of 2024 held a bingo night to raise money for the senior class’s events later on in the year. Bingo night co-organizer and parent volunteer
Marshall’s Mock Trial team advanced to states after placing 6th in their regional competition on January 30. Mock Trial is a form of debate club for aspiring lawyers and attorneys that simulates an actual court trial. To prepare for the regional competition, the team had meetings everyday after school. “We
On Dec. 13, Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis and Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin announced that the district’s hockey and basketball teams will move to a new stadium in Alexandria, VA, by 2028. Washington, D.C.’s crime rate and financial gain are credited as Leonsis’ main reasons for the move.
On Jan. 21, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis withdrew from his campaign for the 2024 presidential election. DeSantis’ departure from the race is leaving some voters, like social studies teacher Samantha Phelps, concerned about how voters will react to the remaining elections. “I think the Republican Party is going through a
Dear Rank&File Readers, We want to take a moment to address an opinion piece published recently regarding a school policy on student protests. We understand that the article caused some confusion and concern among our readers, particularly in regards to its reference to the Israel-Hamas conflict. We want to clarify
Omegle, a website that paired strangers together via video chat, was shut down on Nov. 8, 2023, 14 years after its creation. A female user, claiming that the site neglected to cease sexual harassment which led her to be paired with a child predator, filed a lawsuit in 2021, which
Due to the development of artificial intelligence and the use of websites such as ChatGPT for essay writing, IB History of the Americas (HOA) teachers decided to take initiative this year by doubling the number of possible Paper 3 prompts from four to eight to reduce the possibility of memorization.
Darrell General, the Cross Country and Distance Track & Field coach, recently changed jobs from school custodian to a Constructional Assistant, working in the ISS room. General’s new job will allow him to stay off his feet and stay connected with Marshall students, offering help to those in need. General
Rank&File reporters Nadine Drachenko and Rhea Newnaha talked to a sophomore, junior, and senior about their coursework in the middle of the year and advice they have for their incoming class. Watch the video below to see your classmates responses!