• Mark Twain Drama puts on a Seussical weekend

    Mark Twain Drama puts on a Seussical weekend

    Ryan Pinkney

    On April 14-17, Mark Twain Middle School Drama put the Seuss into "Seussical" when they performed "Seussical the Musical." "Seussical," which was written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty,  is a combination of some of Theodor Seuss Geisel's most iconic children's stories and characters, transforming... READ MORE »»

    The full cast along with Twain Principal Baek Chong gather on stage for the group cast photo of over 50 students that were involved in the production.

    Courtesy of Twain Drama

  • Edison drama’s spring musical opens tonight

    Edison drama’s spring musical opens tonight

    Talia Carter

    Performers will say there is nothing more exciting than the thrill of opening night. Ever since mid-February, the drama department has been preparing for their musical, “Once on this Island” and tonight is their opening performance of the show.  The cast and crew has been working extremely har... READ MORE »»

    The cast perform the last number of the show "Why we tell the story."

    Photo by Jocelyn Dawson

  • From the field to the stage

    From the field to the stage

    Talia Carter

    Senior Ahmad Kohistany, most well-known for his performance on the Edison's varsity football team, has played on the team ever since his sophomore year and been a starter since he was a junior. This year though, he decided to switch things up by auditioning for the school's spring musical, "Once on This I... READ MORE »»

    Kohistany plays the role as Armand in the show and is featured in the show "Sad tale of the Beauxhomme."

    Photo by Jocelyn Dawson

  • April ushers in exciting time for Washington sports teams

    April ushers in exciting time for Washington sports teams

    Justin Askenazy

    The month of April marks a time of transition for professional sports fans.  The hockey and basketball seasons wind down as the playoffs begin, and baseball opens a new year of unbelievable catches and deep home runs.  Meanwhile, the NFL offseason is in full swing, with teams busy scouting players... READ MORE »»

    Alexander Ovechkin is the captain of the Washington Capitals and was the highest scorer of the 2015-16 NHL season. This month, the Capitals earned the best record in the league and the top seed in the playoffs .

    Photo from Wikimedia Commons

  • Health before homework

    Health before homework

    Jessica Cruz

    School is, without a doubt, one of the most stressful things that teenagers have to deal with. Students in high school have to adapt to having projects on top of projects, tests almost every week for seven different classes, and homework. Many students also have to balance sports, applying to college, an... READ MORE »»

    Students in the cafeteria work through lunch on homework assignments instead of eating food.

    Photo by Eles Jones

News

Mississippi governor passes non-discrimination act

Mississippi governor passes non-discrimination act

Emily Jarmin

On April 5, Mississippi governor Phil Bryant signed into law HB153, the “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act.” This bill states that it protec...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Outside the Edison Library, students walk per usual to class after they hearing the warning bell.

Edison implements new beeping warning bell

April 5, 2016

Seniors at the National Honor Society March meeting created a video asking for former science teacher Johnny Shu to return from Washington state and be the class of 2016 graduation speaker.

Seniors take unusual step in selecting graduation speaker

March 18, 2016

A glass stained window with Saint Patrick painted in the St. Benin's Church in Ireland.

St. Patrick’s Day: More than wearing green

March 16, 2016

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Opinions

Health before homework

Health before homework

Jessica Cruz

School is, without a doubt, one of the most stressful things that teenagers have to deal with. Students in high school have to adapt to having projects on top of projects, te...  Read More »

April 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Students from the class of 2015 are seated at graduation. According to a new FCPS policy, all graduates will now wear the same color caps and gowns.

Staff Editorial: Is a single-color solution the right one?

March 30, 2016

two-blue-twitter-birds-whispering

Think before you type

March 14, 2016

The iconic scene from Romeo and Juliet is a perfect example of an appropriate to show affection to your significant other.

Take the affection out of public displays

March 10, 2016

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Arts and Entertainment

Mark Twain Drama puts on a Seussical weekend

Mark Twain Drama puts on a Seussical weekend

Ryan Pinkney

On April 14-17, Mark Twain Middle School Drama put the Seuss into "Seussical" when they performed "Seussical the Musical." "Seussical," which was written by Lynn Ahrens...  Read More »

April 21, 2016 • 0 comments

The cast perform the last number of the show "Why we tell the story."

Edison drama’s spring musical opens tonight

April 21, 2016

Kohistany plays the role as Armand in the show and is featured in the show "Sad tale of the Beauxhomme."

From the field to the stage

April 19, 2016

The Netflix show originally aired on ABC Family.

‘Fuller House’ fails to fulfill hopes

March 8, 2016

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