The Lasso

How well do you know your classmates?

How well do you know your classmates?

Eleanor Kay and Maggie Hicks

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Everyday, hundreds of students walk the halls of Mason, each with their own unique perspectives, passions, backgrounds, and talents. But it’s hard to know what these are just by rushing past someone in the halls. From painting to Pig Latin, we dug deep into the depths of the Mason student population...

The art room: a thriving community beneath our feet

The art room: a thriving community beneath our feet

Sequoia Wyckoff

October 4, 2018


Filed under Features

Mason’s two art classrooms are distinct from the rest of the school. It’s an area most students have little reason to ever seek out - down the stairs, into the basement, fluorescent lighting, and concrete floors. And because of its isolation, it feels like some sort of oasis, every inch of every w...

Mr. Marc Robarge: sculpting nature

Mr. Marc Robarge: sculpting nature

Maeve Keating, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


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“Better, but try to get a bit of a tighter spiral, maybe by using just your fingers,” Mr. Marc Robarge told me. I sighed, putting down my pliers and lifting my aching, browned fingers to the 17th wire leaf form I had made for my beloved art teacher this morning. These paper leaves were comin...

Arts in the Little City

Arts in the Little City

Fernanda Molina, Managing Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Opened just about a year ago, The Falls Church Arts Gallery is a brand new edition to downtown Falls Church  that offers a wide range of art events and classes to all members of the community. The Falls Church Gallery of Arts, a non-profit, community based arts and education program, is located o...

Behind the canvas

Behind the canvas

Jessie Beddow

July 31, 2017


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The colorful and creative Essence Bailey “What piece of clothing describes you most?” I asked. I was sitting across from senior Essence Bailey on a long wooden table splattered with paint and pencil markings.   “I’m thinking about a blouse that I had when I was in middle school,” she...

The best art pieces from quarter one

The best art pieces from quarter one

Erin Dean, Managing Editor

January 6, 2017


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Art plays a big part in the culture of Mason. Just look around you - the classrooms and hallways are filled with artwork from talented past and present artists. The GM art students have produced some amazing paintings and drawings that are on display. Below are the best art pieces from quarter one. ...

Bruner leaves his mark on Mason

Bruner leaves his mark on Mason

Arjun Narain

June 23, 2016


Filed under News

As the school year ends, seniors think of leaving. But senior Jacob Bruner has been thinking of what he is leaving behind. At Mason, it is tradition for seniors to paint a ceiling tile or to get a yearbook signed as a final high school memory. But Bruner has been leaving behind paintings and art in the place...

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