The Bear Facts

Recap of Varsity Soccer Team

Markos Ayele

April 3, 2019

On April 2 the varsity girls and boys soccer team faced off against Woodson High school. Girls team were home with a loss of 1-2, boys were home with a win of 1-0. The boy's varsity team currently has four wins and three losses. The girl's varsity team has two wins and five losses. Their next game wi...

Class Office Elections

Maggie Marcia Reyes

April 3, 2019

SGA, SAC and Class Officer elections are approaching and students have begun campaigning for their spot as officers. Campaign week started on April 1 and will last till April 12. Students can vote for their preferred nominee on Blackboard April 10 through April 12. For the SGA Executive Board, there ...

Blackbox Theater Production

Samantha Rinker

April 3, 2019

The Blackbox theater production was formed in 2003 to fill up empty space in the LBT season created by the change of jurisdiction for the annual musical from the LBT production to the choir department. They produce small-cast experimental shows that wouldn’t be suitable for a main-stage production. Th...

Girls Tennis vs Fairfax

Luke Kockler

April 3, 2019

Pre Game-The girls tennis team will be having an away game against Fairfax on Thursday March 28. Their current record is 1-2. Coach Dan Maxwell will be leading the team at the game. The game comes after loss to McLean High School and they are hoping to recover and win this upcoming game.   ...

Fashion Marketing Trip

Elisabeth Wasserman

April 3, 2019

Fashion marketing students traveled to New York City from March 27 to March 28. Supervised by Ms. Symonette, all fashion marketing students were eligible to go with a fee of $350. Students attended a merchandising tour in Macy’s and learned about advertising techniques and how Macy’s promotes their...

Smash and Mario Kart Tournament

Hiram Robertson

April 3, 2019

Esports game tournaments have become incredibly popular, so it makes sense that game tournaments would spring up in schools. One such tournament is the Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart Tournament, coming on Monday, April 8, at 3 PM. There will be free pizza and soda- provided with a $15 for a ticke...

Madness Nearing Its End

Dominic LaNave

April 3, 2019

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is down to its Final Four, which will be played Saturday, April 6 in Minneapolis. The games will be televised on CBS. The first matchup will feature the one-seed Virginia Cavaliers from the South region facing the five-seed Auburn Tigers from the Midwest. This is Virginia...

Depression Screening

Sean Evans

April 3, 2019

From March 25 to March 28 depression screening occured for everybody grades 9-10. The screening took place in the lecture hall during gym periods. Students were evaluated on their mental health and asked if anybody they know is at risk. Virginia is one of two states, along with New York, in which mental ...

Mulch Sale

Deepika Sahoo

April 3, 2019

On March 30-31, the Mulch Sale will take place in an effort to fund the Class of 2019 All Night Graduation Party. Student and parent volunteers will be running the event and are encouraged to sign up and help. 3-cubic foot bags of JK’s double-shredded hardwood mulch is being sold for $4.75 per bag....

Out with the old, In with the new.

Nancy Nguyen

April 3, 2019

Fashion marketing is holding their annual clothing swap this year on the April 26th. If students wish to donate gently used or unworn clothing, the drop off days are on all Bruin blocks starting on March 20th-April 23rd in room B221. Students who donated will receive tickets that they can use to swap cloth...

Writing Center

Keke Nerwai, Staff writer

February 22, 2019

Need help writing something? Well you can just ask the Writing Center for help. Every second half of 6th period bruin block in H228 Mr. McCabe’s classroom. Students go to Mr. McCabe’s room for help on writing. His advanced composition students are there as well to help other students with writin...

Track and Field Regionals

Deepika Sahoo, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

On January 13th and 14th, the Track and Field Regional meet will take place at the PG Sports and Learning Complex. Various LB Track and Field athletes will be competing in events against other athletes from the Occoquan Region. Wednesday will consist of Boys and Girls Pole Vault, Long Jump, Shot Put...