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State of the art without the art: The new GMHS

State of the art without the art: The new GMHS

Megan Clinton and Audrey Morrison May 3, 2021

The new George Mason High School is a state of the art marvel, but there is one thing missing: art. The walls are bare and the only splash of color is the furniture in the hallways and the occasional...

Sophomores Erin Tarpgaard and Matthew Bloss-Baum talk in a breakout room with _________ during theatre class.(Photo taken by Erin Tarpgaard)

An insider look into virtual theatre and art classes

Emma Roncoroni, Staff Reporter October 4, 2020

Electives, which were once an escape from the rigorous demands and monotonous requirements of high school, have called for unprecedented, innovative twists. “Doing any class online is tough, but...

Junior Maya Chaterjee models a pair of her own handmade earrings.

Quarantine Creativity: Maya Chatterjee’s Clay and Co.

Isabel Costa, Opinion Editor September 22, 2020

We've been in quarantine for over six months now, and it can be hard to stay entertained when you're stuck inside all day. Many Mason students have been finding new hobbies just to relieve a little...

mural of two soccer players

Mason’s best 9 murals

Isabel Costa, Opinion Editor May 8, 2020

It's been a while since we've been to the Mason building. Until we're all back in school, enjoy our compilation of Mason's top 9 murals.

How well do you know your classmates?

How well do you know your classmates?

Eleanor Kay and Maggie Hicks November 2, 2018

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...

Art students work on portraits

The art room: a thriving community beneath our feet

Sequoia Wyckoff, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2018

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...

A man and woman pose for a photo holding black frames.

Mr. Marc Robarge: sculpting nature

Maeve Keating, Staff Reporter September 21, 2018

“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...

Street view of the Kensington.

Arts in the Little City

Fernanda Molina, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2018

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...

Artwork by Essence Bailey

Behind the canvas

Jessie Beddow July 31, 2017

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...

Art by Diamond Williams

The best art pieces from quarter one

Erin Dean, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2017

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...

Bruner leaves his mark on Mason

Bruner leaves his mark on Mason

Arjun Narain June 23, 2016

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...

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