Valor Dictus

Why to apply early to schools

Gaby Mendoza, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

Early action or regular decision. What’s even the difference? The answer is time, and this is why early action application to a college is the best choice. Though the approaching (or likely passed) deadline seemed to have...

Cafeteria food costs have gone bananas

Sean Wilson, Guest Writer

December 4, 2014

Yellow, long, healthy and a dollar and ten cents. Bananas are one of the more expensive lunch menu items. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) encourages students to choose a healthier lifestyle, yet a healthy banana costs one...

Differences between early and regular decision

Kimberly Williams, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014

It’s the time of year when seniors who choose to must apply to colleges. There are several options to choose from, including early decision, early action and regular decision. If a student chooses to apply early decision, he...

Yu-Gi-Oh! begins dueling as a new school club

Kimberly Williams, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014

Yu-Gi-Oh! has made its way to school. Seniors Jack Forjan, Chris White and Griffin Moore have started a club to play the popular card game with fellow students. The idea started when the guys found their old Yu-Gi-Oh! cards...

Food Stop: Hot dogs

Lou Malmgren, Sports Editor

May 21, 2014

Ben’s Chili Bowl Though not strictly a purveyor of dogs, Ben’s Chili Bowl serves up some of the best in the DC metropolitan area. Whether served at Nats park or the original store location, diners can expect juicy all be...

Inside look on Special Education

Shaun Salehi, Photography Editor

May 21, 2014

Students walk by the classes every day. However they usually aren’t paying any attention to them. If they do, they generally just think, “That’s where the kids with intellectual disabilities learn how to read, write, and...

“13” calls attention to suicide awareness in teens

Danielle Nelson, Online Editor

May 21, 2014

“13 Reasons Why,” by Jay Asher, follows Clay Jensen, a high school student who mysteriously receives tapes in the mail from a female student who committed suicide a few weeks prior.    Hannah’s tapes state that there a...

Burgess shares humor on twitter

Faith Schweikert, Staff writer

May 21, 2014

“There are always those pockets of mundane moments in your day, like when you’re stuck at a traffic light or washing your hair, where, sadly laughing to myself, I come up with my tweets,” English and IB Film Studies teacher,...

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