Education

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Seventh Grade National Mall Field Trip

Seventh Grade National Mall Field Trip

By: Mia Franjie, Journalist
On the 18th of March, all the LJMS seventh graders went on a field trip to the National Mall. The reason behind this? It was to learn more about the Vietnam War, the Korean War, and the history of America overall.
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Spring Track and Field At Luther Jackson Middle School

By: Miller Stevenson, Journalist
Here are some details about the upcoming Spring Track and Field at Luther Jackson Middle School!
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Spring Is Almost Here

Spring Is Almost Here

By: Xavier Mucher, Journalist
As Fairfax County Public Schools' third grading quarter comes to a close, and Spring Break slowly inches toward our eager minds, many students are planning on leaving the state, or even leaving the country!
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LJMS Engineering Department Receives Program Excellence Award

LJMS Engineering Department Receives Program Excellence Award

By: Vi Moore, Journalist
On Thursday, March 7, 2024, Luther Jackson Middle School’s Engineering Department received the International Technology and Engineering Educator’s Association (ITEEA) Program Excellence Award.
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TSA Qualifies for State

By: Adelaida Romero, Journalist
The Luther Jackson Middle School TSA team has completed the qualifiers and is moving onto state! Wonder how they did it or just what TSA is? This article covers everything you should know about TSA and our victory!
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Valentine’s Day Dance Cancelled?

By: Xavier Mucher, Journalist
Need help with the dance? Don't worry, I'll explain everything you need to know.
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Cheerleading Interest Meeting for FCHS

By: Adelaida Romero, Journalist
Cheerleading can be fun, and with an interest meeting for cheerleading at FCHS coming up, it'll be great to know a few more things before flying into the world of cheer!
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LJMS Valentine’s Day Dance

By: Vi Moore, Journalist
Here are five things that you need to know before attending the Valentines Day Dance!
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Advisory Timings

By: Rose McLellan, Journalist
Advisory used to be an entire period; we would have it every other day. A whole period is 90 minutes; we would have a small lesson, and then, if needed, we could go to a different class to work there.
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Lexia at LJ

By: Liam Eckerman, Journalist
Lexia is a website program designed to help kids with their English skills. This year, Lexia is required for all students at our school.
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The Most Important School Subjects

The Most Important School Subjects

By: Emma Sarria, Journalist
No matter who the person is, everyone always needs to learn about the 4 main school subjects. English, history, science, and math. These subjects are required for every student to learn in order to go to the next grade and have a successful future.
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Reinstating Class Pets

By: Olivia Arnold, Journalist

When you were younger, you might've been lucky enough to have a beloved class pet. However, those beloved pets were left behind in elementary school.  But, why don't we have any class pets for middle...

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