Principal Michael Mukai wants us to approach grades differently.
Over the course of the next 10 years, Mukai hopes to shift WS away... READ MORE »»
Caption: Student-made posters describing how a bill becomes a law hang in Government teacher Erin Wigginton’s classroom. Wigginton has experimented with allowing students to demonstrate their knowledge in ways that are tailored to their interests, from posters to board games. Principal Mike Mukai’s plan will involve looking toward alternative ways to assess learning.
The tissue box is a barren wasteland, a black hole of despair to its sniffling, runny-nosed worshippers. It can only mean one thing... READ MORE »»
Caption: The beds in the clinic experience a rare moment of emptiness as they have had to bear the weight of tons of students over the last couple months. Experts encourage sickies to avoid school entirely if they’re experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Any high school student knows that no one can be expected to get every question right on every test. But for FCPS, one wrong answer... READ MORE »»
Caption: First-period AP Lang students David Kwak and Kateri Drinkard plead for salvation in the windows of Room 215 while students from surrounding school districts were still in bed, oblivious to the drama unfolding right next door in Fairfax County.