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Best moments from the 2019 Pep Rally

Senior Class plays tug-of-war

Megan Clinton, Sarah Lambert, and Olaiya Lewis

October 2, 2019

Check out the slideshow below to see the best photos from the 2019 Pep Rally.   See the slideshow below for even more moments from the Pep Rally.

Spirit Week 2019 Rundown

Spirit Week 2019 Rundown

Olaiya Lewis, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Spirit Week Every day, Spirit week themes are different. Be sure to go all-out and show your school spirit - make Mason proud!  Pep Rally The Mason Pep Rally is during the seventh block on Friday, September 27. If you want to participate in any of the events, sign up on Schoology. You must...

Top spirit week photos

two girls smile while sitting at a table

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018

Monday: Tacky Tourists Day Tuesday: America Day Wednesday: Hippie Day Thursday: 2000s Day Friday: Mason Day  ...

Top 10 best moments from the 2018 pep rally

Cheerleaders pump their fists in the air as part of their routine for the pep rally.

Anna Tarter, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018

The main gym, affectionately known as "the Pit", was buzzing on Friday, September 14. The competition was intense and student's school spirit was at an all time high. Check out the ten best moments from the 2018 pep rally. All photos by Anna Tarter.

Mustangs rout Nelson County at Homecoming game

Football player runs with the ball surrounded by other players.

Sam Mostow, Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

On the gloomy Friday night, September 14, with Hurricane Florence moving away from Falls Church and Homecoming had student spirit high, George Mason (3-0 overall, 1-0 in Bull Run District) demolished the Nelson County Governors (1-3 overall, 0-1in Bull Run District), in a dominating 48-0 win. Led by s...

Early homecoming again?

A pair of tickets to the 2018 homecoming dance. Students started buying tickets on the 5th day of school.

Sierra Sulc and Olaiya Lewis

September 13, 2018

Traditionally, homecoming occurs in mid-to-late October, like our neighbors McLean and Yorktown High Schools. So why is ours so early?

Hoco 2017: Photos of a memorable night

Senior Will Langan is crowned the 2017 Homecoming King. (Photo by Jessie Beddow)

Jessie Beddow

September 29, 2017

Homecoming for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide to the Dance of the Season

Two boys arm wrestling

Sneha Parthasarathy

September 18, 2017

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly listed ticket prices to the Homecoming dance as $25. The tickets are only $20. This article has been updated to reflect the correct price.  If you’re new to George Mason, get ready to experience a week like no other. The school’s annu...

Coming to understand our earlier Homecoming

Coming to understand our earlier Homecoming

Editorial Board

September 13, 2017

As summer comes to an end and the school year begins, the numerous “back to school” traditions commence. September brings the first day of school, the first football game, and, probably, your first mental breakdown of the school year. One event that September is not known for is Homecoming. Usual...

What’s going on in the SCA?

What’s going on in the SCA?

Hannah Seiken

December 20, 2016

From class fundraisers to the anticipated annual homecoming pep rally, the George Mason Student Council Association (SCA) works hard to plan events throughout the school year. The SCA has already executed two of their biggest and most popular events, the homecoming pep rally and the Halloween Hoo...

Class shirts cause class conflicts

A sample T-shirt for the class of 2020 with the Mustang in the front and a large

Grace Hughes

November 10, 2016

“The Dab. Harambe. The Freshman Class of 2020. 2016 was quite a year, huh?” This student submitted t-shirt slogan did not stray far from many of the ideas for the class shirts pitched to the freshman and junior student councils this year. Traditionally, each class at Mason picks a t-shirt to ord...

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