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Socially Distanced Classrooms Miss the Mark

A first look at what socially distanced classrooms could look like. Photo courtesy of FCPS.
The latest proposal from the Fairfax County school board is representative of a larger problem.
May 27, 2020

This story was last updated on May 28. On Monday, May 18, Fairfax County Public Schools released a 47-page document titled “Returning to School: Options and Considerations for Summer and Fall 2020.”...

Back to Basics

Back to Basics
Meet Interim Principal Dan Meier
September 11, 2018

As the search for a new principal pushes into the current school year, interim principal Dan Meier has entered our sphere to be acting principal for one year. He hopes to be accessible to the student body...

Welcoming the Korean Language

Welcoming the Korean Language
October 6, 2017

With already five languages here at Lake Braddock, the students now have a sixth choice of enrolling in Korean. Started with a club sponsored by History teacher Jocelyn Cable, it is now an opportunity...

Teaching the wrong thing to high school girls

Teaching the wrong thing to high school girls
June 1, 2017

The high school dress code serves as a protection between self expression and disruption of students’ best interests, but what happens when problems arise and the protection of students becomes the ridicule...

A Look Back at the Main Thing

A Look Back at the Main Thing
April 7, 2017

On March 21, the Main Thing returned to LB’s Little Theater to promote and share art in the school’s community. Having been canceled last year due to low artist turnout, the third incarnation of the...

Lake Braddock Hiring New Football Coach

Lake Braddock Hiring New Football Coach
April 3, 2017

BURKE, Va- A job listing for the LB varsity head football coaching position has been posted on the official FCPS coaching page. “Yes, it has been advertised. There are two cycles with the second cycle...

Karl Kerns Sets Vision for LB

Karl Kerns Sets Vision for LB
March 3, 2017

Lake Braddock’s new Director of Student Activities or DSA, Karl Kerns, has set forth his vision and hopes for the student activities/athletics department in an exclusive interview with the Bear Facts....

Bruin Athletes Commit On National Signing Day

Bruin Athletes Commit On National Signing Day
February 1, 2017

Every year on the first Wednesday of February, athletes for all sports across the country announce their official commitment for NCAA athletics. This year, several LB athletes, from many different sports,...

The OA Junior Ian Thompson Stars In The Latest Netflix Original Series

The OA Junior Ian Thompson Stars In The Latest Netflix Original Series
February 1, 2017

Before all this started, his name was Ian Thompson. It still is, of course, but more and more he’s known for his stage name Alexander. He’s well known in the LB chorus, despite (and because) his quitting...

Science Fair Removed From Curriculum

Science Fair Removed From Curriculum
February 1, 2017

Science fair has always been an important project in Honors Biology, and was required for freshmen up until this school year, when the school changed its policy to make science fair optional. The Lake...

The Weight of a Good GPA

The Weight of a Good GPA
January 30, 2017

Course Selections are coming up, and students are making lots of decisions on what regular, honors, and AP classes they are going to take. Students who don't know for sure what college they want to go...

A Look Backward and a Look Forward in the Arts

A Look Backward and a Look Forward in the Arts
December 8, 2016

Last Friday the annual arts auction returned to the school library. The auction functions as a fundraiser for the art department, selling students’ works to raise funds. The works include ceramics, photos,...

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