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Lisa Chen: Oracle Person of the Year

January 26, 2015

Every year, Time magazine honors a person, group, or idea, which“for better or for worse…has done the most to influence the... READ MORE »»

Caption: Chen receives a plaque from Oracle Adviser Brooke Nelson and enjoys ice cream cake after being named Oracle Person of The Year.

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The school district that thought it could

Calvin Wilder, Oracle Editor
January 22, 2015

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.

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Northern Virginia takes a stand in fighting rise in suicide rates

Sydney Spicer, Oracle Editor
January 22, 2015

Fairfax County, along with the rest of Northern Virginia, has come together to make a stand against mental health issues and suicide. As... READ MORE »»

Caption: Keynote speaker, Dr. Brad Sachs gave a presentation at Hayfield’s Summit on Teen Stress.

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School board visit may bring changes

TJ Gleason, Page One Editor
January 7, 2015

For the second year in a row, members from the Fairfax County School Board arrived at WS to speak to Leadership students and get feedback... READ MORE »»

Caption: School Board members Megan McLaughlin (left) and Elizabeth Schultz talk to Leadership students about the stress in their lives, which includes homework, friends and sports.

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Outrage or acceptance; DC debates a name change

Johnny Cronin, Oracle Editor
January 5, 2015

The Chicago N-Words; the San Francisco Gypsies; the Washington Redskins. To some these names are synonymous in the insult that they... READ MORE »»

Caption: Protests can be seen in many different forms throughout the greater Washington area. Here, street artist Gregg Deal has created a mural to express his anger at the lack of action being taken to change the Redskins’ name.

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It’s time for Calvin and…Pabs?

Calvin Wilder and Pablo Suarez, Oracle Staff Writers

Calvin and Hobbes may be the most beloved children’s cartoon of all time, but that won’t stop us from making a mediocre pun and creating a column to profit off of its... read story

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NOVA is a great place to live

Alli Harris, Managing Editor

I am a member of the WS community. I am a member of a diverse group of students. I am fully accepted by my peers. I am happy to call Northern Virginia my home. It’s easy... read story

January 26, 2015 • 0 comments

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Skills and goals

Rosa Jang, Entertainment Editor

While most of us are unsure of what we want to do with our future, senior Jinju Tak and junior Gaby Quezada have their futures all planned out. Taking vet technician and cosmetology... read story

June 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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The school district that thought it could

Calvin Wilder, Oracle Editor

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 can have disastrous consequences. With... read story

January 22, 2015 • 0 comments

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Donahue captivates with creativity

Nora Boyle, Scoop Editor

If you walk past room 279, you’ll most likely see junior Lily Donahue hunched over a cup of coffee and a canvas. Donahue is a talented artist who excels in multiple mediums.... read story

January 22, 2015 • 0 comments