The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) team competed at the 2010 Northern Virginia FBLA Spring Regional Conference on Mar. 8, placing in 14 out of the 52 categories. Competition categories covered a range of topics including computer sciences, business, marketing and public speaking. Competitors in ninth through twelfth gradeContinue Reading

Four seniors have recently been selected to be National Merit Scholarship finalists, providing with the possibility of receiving scholarships. The finalists are Conor Dinan, Rebecca Groisser, Kelsey Kolbe and Annie O?Brien. “Sometimes you get a surprise… one never knows [who will be selected],” director of student services Cindy Blakely said.Continue Reading

For years, Marshall has been praised for its outstanding test scores and extracurricular activities. One element of the 47-year-old school that has, until recently, fallen to the wayside is the landscaping.  A prime example of landscape deterioration is the ?M? formation of bushes on the hill adjacent to the school.Continue Reading

After 13 years and six studio albums, The White Stripes have finally released their first live album, Under Great White Northern Lights. It was recorded on their three-week coast-to-coast tour of Canada while promoting their 2007 studio album, Icky Thump. The Detroit duo, comprised of divorced couple Meg and Jack White, covered every province and territory, putting on unforgettable shows in sometimes unconventional venues, such as pool halls, bowling alleys, fishing boats and tiny town squares.

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Rank & File announced today that it has launched the beta version of the newest incarnation of its online edition. A pet project of new publications adviser Daniel Reinish, the goal of the Web site is to provide an additional outlet for the Marshall community to view and appreciate the hard work of the school’s journalism students.

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Tomorrow, WORD and Amnesty International clubs will collaborate on the event Slamnesty. Slamnesty will be held afterschool in English teacher Laura Chu?s room, 233. According to junior Caitlyn Greene, Slamnesty is a poety slam with a theme of human rights. ?My poetry is about diversity and how we should celebrateContinue Reading

In response to the eight snow days caused by the blizzard last month, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is faced the with dilemma of making up enough time to fulfill the state of Virginia?s school year time requirements.

The FCPS School Board is currently considering three options that would add necessary hours to the school year; the Board will vote on Thursday.

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The theatre department presented its one-act play on Saturday, Feb 20 at Lake Braddock High School in the Regional one-act competition. After winning second place only to Stonebridge High School against eight other high school teams in Districts, the group performed a modified version of ?Tongues? by Sam Shepard. ?[?Tongues?]Continue Reading

On Friday, Red Cross club organized a blood drive in coordination with INOVA Blood Donor Services. Students 16 and older, as well as teachers, were eligible. ?I?ve wanted to give blood since freshman year,? senior Noha Zeitoun. ?Hopefully this year I will be able to get over my fear ofContinue Reading

In response to the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, individuals and clubs have come together to raise money and show support the nation. In fact, there is a ?school wide effort coordinated through National Honor Society (NHS),? Principal Jay Pearson said. NHS, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the InternationalContinue Reading