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The Panther Post

Glasgow Middle School's student-run news source

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  • New Year’s Traditions at GMS 2022


  • December 2021: Kim Marin 

    Kim Marin is an 8th grade Civics teacher. She’s from Virginia, and went to high school in this area as well. She studied journalism during college and always wanted to be a journalist. After college she worked as a journalist and covered ‘anything under the sun’. Throughout her years as a journalist though, she always…


  • The World of Studio Ghibli

    Many Glasgow students have heard of Studio Ghibli, or at least watched some of the stunning films exploring themes of war, family, friendship, and Japanese culture. Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation film studio headquartered in Koganei, Tokyo. It is best known for creating animated films, movies, and shorts. Studio Ghibli was founded on June…


  • Arcane: Is it Worth Watching?

    Arcane is a new show that was released to Netflix on November 6, 2021, and it is the origin story for multiple League of Legends characters, which is from the video game developers Riot Games. However, even if you’ve never heard of League of Legends, you don’t have to know anything about the game to…


  • Winter Fashion: Students Share Their Top 7 Tips to Look Fashionable During Winter

    When most people think of winter clothing, they think of comfort, but how can you still look fashionable this winter? Well, in this article students will give you some ideas of outfits you can wear this winter to stay comfortable but still look good.  Layering is great for fall and winter. There are so many…


  • Trans Students Prepare to Face Opposition From New Virginia Governor

    Glenn Youngkin won the 2021 Virginia Gubernatorial election on November 3. Youngkin’s campaign for governor included protection of children in schools and allowing parents to control school curriculums. Trans students were not included in this protection of children. Out of 320 Glasgow Student who filled a form, 12 were transgender, 22 preferred not to say,…


  • 5 Things to do Over Winter Break When You’re Bored

    Winter break is right around the corner and some people already have fun plans for the upcoming break, but some people don’t have any plans at all. If you’re one of them, here are some ideas you can do during winter break to keep yourself entertained and avoid boredom. Make a mini holiday village  People…


  • The SGA Restart- Everything You Need to Know

    Glasgow’s SGA program started on Thursday, November 18. The Student Government Association (SGA) is an organized group of students making important decisions for our school, and it has many beneficial aspects. The SGA is a creative learning environment, it helps raise environmental leadership & awareness, and it also lets students accomplish their civic duties and…


  • Teachers Unmasked- Episode 1: Mr. Gerber


  • Interview With the Author of Welcome Back Maple-Mehta Cohen

    Author Kate McGovern shares her thoughts and inspiration on her latest book, Welcome Back Maple-Mehta Cohen.  These are some quotes from the interview with Kate McGovern. We asked her what inspired her to write her book.  “First the idea came from a lot of students that I used to work with earlier in my career.” …


  • Teachers Excitedly Prepare for Winter Break Amid Stressful School Year

    Students might be surprised to hear that teachers are looking forward to Winter break even more than students are. Winter break starts on December 20th, and teachers can’t wait. This has been an extremely stressful year for teachers and students alike. Most teachers are looking forward to winter break because they want to calm down…


  • New Omicron Variant Begins Causing Concern as it Spreads

    About a month ago, a new variant of Covid-19 was detected in South Africa called the Omicron variant. It has already reached the United States. Due to how fast it has spread across the world in such a little time, it has been a big threat to the world. The World Health Organization says the…


  • Students Share Their Opinions on Brain Breaks in Glasgow 

    During Panther Time (4th period), Glasgow students and teachers have been going outside for about 20 minutes as a brain break. Outside they are able to get some fresh air and stretch! They have been going to the basketball court, the soccer field, and on the blacktop outside the modulars, near the buses. When outside,…


  • Glasgow Band Students Prepare   Winter Concert

    By: Charlotte Smith December 2, 2021 There is a concert on December 9th at Glasgow Middle School from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm for all of the Glasgow bands.  This is a very exciting experience for the young musicians, but it’s also nerve-racking. Some of the band students are just learning how to play while…


  • Students Showcase What is Special to Them Through Their  Passion Projects

    By Kimberly Cruz-Cruz December 2, 2021 On November 22, 2021, AVID and Strategies for Success students came to the library to present their passion projects. The assignment was to create a presentation board with images and information they had learned about a topic they cared a lot about in two weeks. Then, they presented it…


  • Theater Group to Premier Winter Play


  • How to Celebrate These Lesser Known November Celebrations!

    By Isabella Pikner November 29, 2021 Feel like November is bleak? Need a celebration to help brighten your day? Well, luckily for you, there’s a ton of lesser-known celebrations that you can participate in! 1. National Gratitude Month November is also national gratitude month! Gratitude is so important to celebrate each and every day, but…


  • Glasgow Students Share What They are Grateful For


  • Glasgow, Let’s End Procrastination

    By: Sophie Le November 24, 2021 School can be hard, and with many tests to study for, and homework to get done, many Glasgow students have experienced something called procrastination. In fact, around 50% of Glasgow students consider themselves procrastinators. Procrastination is when you postpone tasks. For example; you have a math test, but you…


  • Glasgow’s View On Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    By Nathan Tran November 23, 2021 Now that Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is off the theatres and streaming on Disney+, Asian Americans and others have several thoughts on the new movie.  8th grade student, Bruno Larrain, stated, “I believe Shang Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings does show Asian…


  • November 2021: Ms. Gillis

    By Brooke Ehmann – Jones & Lidya Teklebirhan November 23, 2021 November’s Panther Spotlight is Ms. Gillis, an amazing art teacher at Glasgow. She has been teaching for 15 years, coming on her 5th year here at Glasgow.  She started her career teaching middle school in Prince George’s county for 5 years. Then, she taught…


  • Yearbook Staff Urges Students to Buy Yearbook Before Prices Goes Up


  • We See Him, We Hear Him, but Who Is He Really? A Student Spotlight on Parker Snook

    By Raine Jeff November 22, 2021 Parker Snook, an 8th Grader at Glasgow, is currently the weather broadcaster on Good Morning Glasgow. This school year is his first year in Virginia, let alone Glasgow, before living here, he lived in Florida.  His family moves around a lot and although he has to make new friends…


  • Glasgow Panther Time Students Bring Positivity Through Artwork

    Lina Mohamed November 22, 2021 On Wednesday, October 20th, Ms. Marin’s Panther Time class went outside and wrote  positive messages on the sidewalk in front of door 3.  The ones behind the beauty are none other than 8th graders, Venus Mejia Martinez and Ariela. Ms. Marin usually takes her Panther Time class outside during break…


  • Glasgow Music Teachers and Student share Thoughts on Return to In-Person Music

    By: Brianne Nguyen and Jolie Nguyen November 18, 2021 Glasgow’s music department bounced back into action at the beginning of the school year! Over virtual learning, students may have not been able to reach their full potential but now they’re back together.  Music students, when asked whether learning music online was hard for them, 32%…


  • Glasgow AVID Students Visit Local Colleges 

    By : Lidya Teklebirhan November 18, 2021 Glasgow AVID students have been taking field trips to visit local colleges and universities to learn about all the different available opportunities. So far, they have visited the University of Maryland (UMD) and George Mason University (GMU). These visits have been taking place on the 8th, 15th, 20th,…


  • Mx. Mincing: Easy Food Prep with Raine Jeff- Episode 1


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 11 (November 15, 2021)


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 10 (11/9/2021)


  • Glasgow Students Continue to Struggle With Hallway Overcrowding

    By Blue Linden November 7, 2021 Glasgow Middle School students have suffered from crowded hallways for a long time. Students often find themselves trapped in the hallways, surrounded by other students. This causes everyone involved to arrive late to classes, bump into other students, and even get injured. The most crowded location in Glasgow is…


  • Is Squid Game a Must Watch?

    By: Sarah Thon Majok November 7 , 2021 TRIGGER WARNINGS:  Blood, Death, Gunshots, Gore, Physical Assault, Flashing Lights, Explicit Content, Smoking Squid Game is a nine-episode South Korean series on Netflix. With 456 contestants who are  currently in debt, they’re first tricked into a deadly tournament of children’s games, but then, many of them volunteer…


  • The Disastrous Life of Saiki K(斉木楠雄のΨ難): A Comedic Must Watch 

    By: Ashley Padilla and Alex Coleman November 6, 2021 Genre: Comedy Where to Watch: Tubi, Netflix, Funimation, Crunchyroll Recommended for 12+ The Disastrous Life of Saiki K is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shūichi Asō. The first volume was released May 14, 2012 in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. There are a…


  • Students Learn and Share About the Day of the Dead

    By: Fernanda Ventura Palomo November 6, 2021 October 31 through November 2nd is the Day of the Dead or Dias de Los Muertos celebration. You’re probably thinking it’s like Halloween, but it’s NOT. This is a holiday to celebrate dead loved ones. It is a celebration of life and death, with prayer and remembrance of…


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 9 (11/5/2021)


  • Top 5 November Reads

    By Brooke Ehmann-Jones November 5, 2021 Here are some tantalizing reads that will keep you on the edge of your seat, but also give you great adventures to snuggle up with as the month goes by.  Love Hate & Other Filters  By: Samira Ahmed American-born Muslim teen Maya Aziz must cope with Islamophobia, cultural divides…


  • Falls Church Jaguars Take Home 2 Trophies

    Kimberly Cruz-Cruz November 5, 2021 On October 16th, 2021 in Mechanicsville, Falls Church’s cross country team and many more teams across Virginia and neighboring states came together to the XC Invitational. The XC Invitational is a cross-country meet where runners come together and participate in races where rewards are given. The XC invitational held 12…


  • GMS Students Weigh in on the Opening of a New SweetFrog

    By Maclain Monsky November 2, 2021 GMS students have a mix of opinions on the opening of a new SweetFrog. The new shop will be located in the Annandale shopping center on Columbia Pike. It’ll be between Mathnasium and the expanded Collector’s World. There is no news when it’s going to have its grand opening. …


  • Students Break Down In the Heights

    By Brooke Ehmann – Jones November 1, 2021 2021 musical drama film starring Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Jimmy Smits, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, based on the stage musical by Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda, tells the story of members of a primarily Hispanic and Latinx Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City where…


  • Good Morning Glasgow Staff Broadcast Amongst Criticism 

    By Ayesha Gulzar and Raine Jeff November 1, 2021 Glasgow’s news show, Good Morning Glasgow, made its debut on September 27, 2021. It is led by Ms. Grillo and Glasgow’s Media Communications (broadcast) students. The show broadcasts every even day during Panther Time. The broadcast students have been working really hard to bring a news…


  • Students Give Advice for Halloween Safety

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    By Bisma Aftab and Natalie Ponciano October 31, 2021 This year especially, Halloween is more unsafe than ever before. On the 31st of October, many people are going to go trick or treating at night. This means the chances of something happening to you are higher because this Halloween is going on during a pandemic….


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 8 (10/28/21)


  • Yearbook Staff Promotes Pre-Orders of 2021-2022 Yearbook

    Written by: Staff# Video Credit: Carlin Adjula and Lorena Raymondo (Marketing Director, Yearbook)# Since August 2021, the yearbook staff at Glasgow Middle School has been hard at work.  During class they have been learning about photography techniques, how to create the best layout spreads, creating themes and spinoffs, and taking lots and lots of pictures…


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 7 (10/26/21)


  • Why Glasgow Should Have a Basketball Team?

    By: Natan Belachew and Youssef Fayed October 26, 2021 Basketball is a very popular sport and is played by a lot of students at Glasgow Middle School. Basketball is a sport that is always talked about and a lot of middle schools have basketball teams for fun and competition, so why shouldn’t Glasgow follow in…


  • Hello Glasgow Middle School!

    By Robert Gard Marquez October 25, 2021 After a year and a half of virtual school, we are finally back together! However, with a new school year comes new questions, like how we feel about coming back in-person and wearing a mask all day. Also, now that we are in person, how long will it…


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 6 (10/20/21)


  • Apple Releases New Phones Again, More Software for Your Current Phone Too

    Blue Linden October 19, 2021 Apple, the computer and software company that created the iPhone, has come out of the shadows to release hardware products that are high in cost. However, the real excitement surrounding the event was Apple’s new software for their devices, iOS 15. Apple demonstrated iOS 15 at WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference)…


  • Good Morning Glasgow: Episode 5 (10/18/2021)


  • Hispanic Heritage Month: The Dishes We Eat

    By: Kimberly October 17, 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month is a month dedicated to celebrating the culture and impacts in history that Hispanics have had over time. One thing many Hispanics do to celebrate this month is cook food! There are many dishes made to honor their countries and cultures. Here are some dishes that are…


  • Anime News

    By Alexandra P. Coleman and Nahom Lemma                                      October 16, 2021  Recently due to COVID, there has been a shortage of voice actors and animators, funding issues, actors getting sick, and just leaving the industry.  During the pandemic and even before, a lot of people got hooked on anime, just to be later disappointed by “No…


  • Cookie Run: Kingdom

    By Ashley Padilla and Malak Ahmed October 15, 2021 Cookie Run, a series of online video games, has become immensely popular not only in its home country of South Korea, but it’s getting international attention around the world with more than 6 million downloads! Cookie Run: Kingdom is the newest addition to the Cookie Run…


  • Top 5 Champions League Wonderkids 2021-22

    By Dorian Horvat October 15, 2021 With the Champions League group stage already upon us, get ready for a lot of excitement and great games! The UEFA Champions League is one of the most important soccer tournaments in the world! 32 teams will be competing, and with so many teams, there will be many players…


  • Good Morning Glasgow- Episode 4


  • Glasgow’s Fall Play

    By Alisa Oden October 14, 2021 Glasgow’s theater department is back! For the first time in two years, the curtains are opening up for the fall production, and boy, is it a fun one. This fall, get ready for Shakespeare’s Super Snowy Seasonal Sleigh Ride Stage Show! Join Shakespeare’s classic characters as they engage in…


  • This Year’s Met Gala 

    Fernanda Ventura Palomo October 14, 2021 The Met Gala took place on September 13, 2021. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Founded in 1948, the Met Gala is a fundraising gala held each year in New York City. For this year’s Met, the anticipation has been building up, especially with 2020’s…


  • Landmark Carnival 

    By Lidia Eyob October 14, 2021 The Landmark Carnival was opened to the public on September 23rd to October 3rd. The Landmark Carnival is located in Alexandria, VA. If you were planning on going, these were the hours it was open. Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday. 5 p.m. – 11 p.m….


  • Good Morning Glasgow – Episode 3


  • Good Morning Glasgow – Episode 3 (October 12, 2021)


  • Hispanic Heritage Month

    By Bisma Aftab and Natalie Ponciano  October 9, 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when people come together to celebrate the influence and accomplishments Hispanics/Latinos have made in history. Cesar Chavez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are all notable Hispanics/Latinos. It’s also a day to celebrate their independence from Spain. On September 15, 1821,…


  • Have You Heard of the New Covid Vaccine for 5-11 Year Olds?

    By Lina Mohamed October 9, 2021 It’s been about 10 months before the FDA issued the EUA (First Emergency Use Authorization) for the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccines for 16 and older. It has been about 5 months since the authorization spread to 12-15 year old’s. Now, Pfizer has announced that they successfully created a…


  • World Language Exam – Everything You Need to Know!

    By Ayesha Gulzar and Maclain Monsky October 8, 2021 Can you read and write another language? Around 75% of students at Glasgow have the option to potentially earn 3 high school language credits because they are fluent in a language that is not English. The World Language Exam (WLE) is an exam that 7th through…


  • From My Eyes; Angiza Hamdard’s View on Afghanistan’s Current Events

    Raine Jeff October 8, 2021 “I miss the crowded streets and stalls in the market area and the smell of food and kabab that filled the streets.” Angiza Hamdard, a Glasgow eighth-grader, grew up in Afghanistan. She loved living in Afghanistan and enjoyed day-to-day life in her home there. She left the country when the…


  • TikTok Trends

    By Kimberly Cruz-Cruz October 7, 2021 As school has begun and the return of in-person learning has too, there are many trends following this. One of the trends that have affected schools is the Devious Licks Challenge. Devious licks are a trend on TikTok in which students show a backpack and slowly unzip it to…


  • TwitchCon: The Yearly Convention is Back! 

    By Lidya Teklebirhan October 6, 2021 TwitchCon is back!  The annual meet and greet where viewers and streamers come together to meet creators, compete in gaming tournaments and attend many activities.  After 2 years of canceling this event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the yearly convention is back.  Twitch is a live-streaming platform where viewers…


  • Fall Orchestra Concert

    By: Amen Gashawbeza & Eshal Choudhry October 5, 2021 The fall orchestra concert is coming up and our Chamber and Symphonic orchestras are rehearsing for their big day! This is the first orchestra concert in almost two years and many people are looking forward to it. The concert will be held on October 5th, 2021,…


  • Good Morning Glasgow – Episode 2


  • Good Morning Glasgow – Episode 1


  • From My Eyes; Ms. Criswell’s September 11th Experience

    Raine Jeff September 11, 2021 This September marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks. On this day every year, people all over the country remember the people lost and all the people who showed heroic acts. Ms. Criswell remembers the day and how it went down for her. This is her story….


  • Pave or Save? The Fight for Justice Park

    By Brooke Ehmann – Jones# June 30, 2021# Cicadas buzz as new growth pops up to reach the sun and 100-year-old-trees spread their branches wide in the canopy of Justice Park. Little do they know that their thriving home could be paved over if the School Board’s proposed plan goes through. Justice High School is…


  • Every Time You Blink, The Game Changes: Before Your Eyes Review

    By: Alae Houmane June 18, 2021 Before Your Eyes is an adventure, comedy, and role-playing game on Steam and Epic. The game was released on April 8, 2021, but did not pick up until Pewdiepie played it while live streaming. What made the indie game attract so much attention is its eye-opening storyline and how…


  • Book Recommendations for May – Some of Our Newest Favorites

    Misha Speede, Lana Noredin, Alisa Oden, and Brooke Ehmann – Jones June 18, 2021   Yolk – Mary H.K. Choi (MS)  Trigger Warnings: Eating Disorders Jayne (Ji-Young) and June (Ji-Hyun) Baek used to be the most tightly-knit sisters you would’ve ever seen. Some even mistaken them as twins, and even called them twins sometimes, even…


  • 8th Grade Students at GMS Celebrate in Final Farwell

    CONGRATULATIONS 8TH GRADERS!# June 11, 2021# by: Ms. Rushel Grillo, Mr. Luis Ortiz Perez, Rewan Faraq, Nahom Daniel, Ruth Tewodros, Diana Prudius, and Ayesha Gulzar# 8th Grade students, their families, and the Glasgow Middle School Staff came together virtually last night to celebrate our students and their accomplishments throughout their time in middle school. Two…


  • Life of an Ethiopian Student at Glasgow: Wijdan Abdulkedir

    By: Brooke Ehmann – Jones# May 10, 2021# Ramadan, an important Muslim holiday, has recently ended. Wijdan Abdulkedir is an 8th grade Ethiopian student at Glasgow who celebrates this huge Muslim holiday, like many others at Glasgow. Wijdan was born in Virginia but has visited Ethiopia two times. When talking about her time visiting family…


  • Read & Relax with the Summer Reading Challenge!

    By: Brooke Ehmann – Jones# June 10, 2021#   Don’t know what to do over the summer? Don’t worry, have fun with the Glasgow Summer Reading Challenge! By completing the activities on a choice board, you can become eligible for a prize! Check out this site for directions for this challenge and more directions on…


  • Things to do Over Summer Break

    By: Saron Amdemeskel# June 8, 2021# School is coming to an end, and summer is getting closer. There are only a few more days left of school, and then it’s finally summer. A time to relax and not have to worry about school. Here are some ideas of things you could do to have fun…


  • A Pain in the Sinuses: Seasonal Allergies

    By Madison Le and Safa Touri# June 8, 2021# “Achoo!” The iconic case of the sniffles, the runny nose, and the watery eyes are all very common symptoms of seasonal allergies.  Springtime, notorious for it, can be a beautiful season, but when coupled with the pollen-monster apocalypse, it can be seen as a menace. While…


  • Glasgow Library to Host Summer Reading Challenge

    Have a SPLASH exploring literacy this summer!# Check out the Summer Reading Program Here: Summer Reading Challenge Homepage Complete 5 activities on the BINGO card to be eligible for prizes! Read at least 2 books this summer to be eligible for prizes! Set your goal for summer reading activities! Talk to your family about incentives…


  • Teachers in FCPS Protest in Anger for Higher Pay

    By: Rewan Farag # June 4, 2021# Last year, teachers in FCPS remained with the same salary due to COVID and virtual learning. This year, FCPS is making the same decision. They are not going to be giving teachers a pay increase, which means that this is the second year in a row that teachers will…


  • Glasgow to Host Jumpstart for Rising 6th Graders

    Help your student get a JUMP START on middle school!# by: Ms. Rushel Grillo June 3, 2021# Students will have opportunities to take a tour of the school and engage in a series of group activities and learning experiences to help them prepare for sixth-grade in the fall. Students will have the opportunity to attend…


  • Panther’s Post 2021 Rewind


  • Glasgow to Participate in Spreading Kindness During Shine On Week!

     


  • Hunger Games Rundown Podcast


  • GMS Campus Life- What You Might Have Missed


  • Glasgow’s Orchestra Overcomes Concurrent Learning


  • Celebrating National Bike Month

    By: Stephen Blackadar# May 21, 2021# Cycling has many benefits. It helps cut down on harmful emissions from cars and other vehicles, it gives us exercise, it lowers traffic in busy cities… and besides, it’s fun! May is National Bike Month, and since its inception, the month has helped to boost the popularity of the…


  • THE BURNOUT FACTOR

    By: Alisa Oden# May 20, 2021# It’s no secret that school can be hard. Unfortunately, at some point, it can turn into something other than a healthy challenge. Many middle school and high school students experience something called burnout, as a result of overworking themselves in order to do well in school. According to the…


  • Glasgow’s TikTok Thoughts

    May 20, 2021# By: Alisa Oden, Gayda Makki, and Lana Noredin# In the wide world of social media, TikTok is most definitely a controversial topic. In 2017, TikTok was launched after merging with Musical.ly and immediately gained popularity. In fact, it was so well-received that it actually ranked as the No.1 free app in Thailand…


  • FCPS Lanza un Nuevo Calendario Inclusivo

    Por: Gavin Tilock, Zev Laufer, Isabella Pikner 19 de mayo de 2021 En caso de que aún no lo supiera, FCPS ha creado un calendario nuevo y más diverso para ser más inclusivo con las diferentes religiones y culturas. Ahora, en lugar de que los descansos y los días libres se centren en las festividades…


  • May 2021: Anastasia Criswell

    By: Diana Prudius and Brooke Ehmann – Jones# May 19, 2021# May’s Panther spotlight goes to Ms. Criswell, a beloved 6th and 7th grade French teacher at Glasgow. She has been teaching for 25 years! She was born in Philadelphia but moved to London at the age of 4, where she lived until her late…


  • FCPS Releases New Inclusive Calendar

    By: Gavin Tilock, Zev Laufer, Isabella Pikner# May 19, 2021# In case you didn’t already know, FCPS has created a new, more diverse calendar to be more inclusive towards different religions and cultures. Now, instead of breaks and days off being centered around mainstream or Christian holidays, they’re more loosely placed so that it accommodates…


  • CDC cambia las pautas de distanciamiento social de la escuela

    Por: Saron Amdemeskel 13 de mayo de 2021 Hace un tiempo, el CDC cambió las pautas de distanciamiento social escolar de 6 pies a 3 pies. Ahora, se está implementando en todas las escuelas de FCPS. Muchos estudiantes, tanto presenciales como virtuales, tuvieron muchas ideas sobre este cambio. Se envió una encuesta para ver cuáles…


  • CDC Changes School Social Distancing Guidelines

    By: Saron Amdemeskel# May 13, 2021# A while back the CDC changed the school social distancing guidelines from 6 feet to 3. Now, it is being used in all FCPS schools.  Many students, both in-person and virtual, had many thoughts on this change. A survey was sent out to see what people’s thoughts and opinions…


  • The Justice Field Hockey Team’s Incredible Season

    By: Ayesha Gulzar# May 13, 2021# This year, the Justice Field Hockey team had one of their most successful seasons yet. With 10 wins and 2 losses, it was one of the best records Justice Field Hockey has ever had. Along with their impeccable record, they also won the National District Championship for the first…


  • Gas Shortages Cause Local Blood Pressure to Rise

    Will All Students be Returning to Virtual Learning?# by Dorian Horvat# May 12, 2021# Students have just returned to in-person learning. Yet, due to a major cybercriminal attack leading to a severe gas shortage, some people fear that they could be returning to all-virtual classes as soon as next week. The Colonial Pipeline is the…


  • 3 Last Minute Gifts for Mother’s Day

    By: Ayesha Gulzar# May 6, 2021# With just a few days left until Mother’s Day, many of us are scrambling to find the perfect gift for our wonderful mothers. Don’t worry- we’ve got you covered with 3 Mother’s Day gift ideas that are easy, but not macaroni necklace easy.    1. Write a Poem/Letter Letting…


  • SOLs: What to Expect this Year

     Rewan Farag#  May 6, 2021 # As we are getting closer to the end of the year, SOLs are approaching extremely quickly. However, because of COVID, SOLs might look a lot more different than they normally do.  What are some major changes happening this year?  For starters, more people have refused to take SOLs this year…


  • Glagsgow Welcomes a New Principal!

    By: Isabella Pikner# May 6, 2021# New year, new principal! If you didn’t know, Glasgow has been searching for a new principal for a while now, and as of Monday, May 3rd, we are finally welcoming our new principal, Mr. Victor Powell!  Mr. Powell is an incredibly empathetic and caring teacher and principal. He grew…


  • FCPS Responds to Racism


  • New Features on the Panther Post


  • Pfizer Vaccine for Adolescents Coming Soon

    Raine Jeff May 5, 2021 The Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine is set to be approved by the FDA by next week. The vaccine is called the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine and will be available for 12-15-year-olds. Once more children are vaccinated, the rate of Covid-19 spreading and hospitalization will significantly decrease around the world. During the clinical…