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The Beginning of “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN”

Fatima Tahir, Guest Writer

February 5, 2017

President Donald Trump’s tumultuous first week in office marked a new beginning for American politics amidst protests, “alternative facts”, and 7 new executive orders. He was officially inaugurated on January 20th 2017; a day which he proclaimed...

State Assessment Proves Successful for Orchestra Department

Mina Hamblet, News Editor

April 10, 2013

Over the weekend of March 16 and 17, the Orchestra department competed in their State Assessments and did extremely well, orchestra director Anne Rupert said. The middle school string ensemble, middle school concert orchestra and...

French Students Voyage to France For First Time

Mina Hamblet, News Editor

April 10, 2013

The students of French will be saying "bonjour" soon enough, as they head off to France for the first time. The trip, which will take place from March 20-30, has the students going to Paris and Digne-les-bains to absorb the culture...

FBLA Looks Ahead With Events

Betsy Berenback-Gold, Focus Editor

April 10, 2013

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a co-curricular student and teacher organization that helps lead students to success in different careers. This organization aids student’s by allowing them a way to gain leadership...

Relearning the Basics – NEHS Helps Student Grammar Through GMR Clips

Kimberly Williams, Entertainment Editor

April 10, 2013

Whether, wether, and weather. These three words are familiar to any student who has watched Good Morning Robinson (GMR) either this year or last. The National English Honor Society (NEHS) has made several video clips to inform...

Peace Award given to Fairfax County students

Hiba Ahmad, Business Manager

April 10, 2013

Fairfax County often advocates their appreciation of devotion displayed by active members of the community. Once a year, Herndon Friends Meeting awards a handful of students who have shown predominant acts of peace or interest...

As Meier leaves, position opens

Mary McGrath, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013

The Cluster six has still not come to a decision about the final principal for the next school year. Students are aware Principal Dan Meier will be retiring in early April and the school has been through quite a difficult process...

Republican Women of Clifton speak out about Hijabs

Mina Hamblet, News Editor

March 4, 2013

On Wednesday, February 20 at 7, the Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) met at Fairview Elementary for their monthly meeting. According to their website, the group is "the fastest growing Republican Women’s club in Northern Vi...

New stat club to be formed in March

Ian Criman, Editorials Editor

March 4, 2013

In late March, there will be a new club meeting for the purpose of collecting statistics. Probability and Statistics teacher Marvin Sim said the goal of the club is to have an environment similar to the Elias Sports Bureau, so ...

Speech and Debate prepares for events

Chris DeLong and Riker Lawrence, Staff Writers

March 4, 2013

Speechies, debators, forensics and many more terms are part of the Speech and Debate team. "I’ve competed at the varsity level and I have competed at the district level.  And then in metro finals, which is like the regional...

Distracted driving program highlights road dangers

Kimberly Williams, Entertainment Editor

March 4, 2013

One in five car crashes are a result of distracted driving. Wednesday, Feb. 13, the school hosted a program to teach students about the dangers of distracted driving. Students and their parents were welcome to join the presenter...

Meet a Professional Night

Betsy Berenback-Gold and Mary McGrath, Focus Editor and Staff Writer

March 4, 2013

February 7, the Robinson academic boosters club held a program called Meet a Professional Night. The event informed students and parents about different occupations and careers that are available to them in the future. The aca...

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