Tuesday, February 12, 2013
John Thomas also teaches special education at McLean High School.
A McLean High School baseball coach has resigned after being charged with a drug offense. John K. Thomas, a baseball coach at McLean High, was charged with possession of marijuana and driving without a license on Feb. 5, said Fairfax County Police spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell. Fairfax County Schools spokesman John Torre said Tuesday that Thomas had resigned as a coach at McLean High School. Thomas is also a special education teacher at the high school. Torre said he will continue his teaching assignment at the school as a special education instructor. Thomas, 35, of Fairfax was stopped by Fairfax County police for displaying an improper vehicle registration at about 2:45 p.m. Feb. 5 on the exit onto I-66 from eastbound Route 7, Caldwell said.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Students among the best represented in regional band this month.
Saturday, February 9
by Patch Staff McLean High School is sending more students to a regional All District Band than any other high school in Virginia. “McLean now churns out some of the finest high school musicians in the nation,” said McLean’sDirector of Bands Chris Weise, “That reflects well on our educators and the region, but it is mostly a testament to the dedication and talent of the students at McLean.” Sixty-six musicians from McLean High School were selected for this year's All District Band. All District Bands honors were awarded to students after a competitive audition. The McLean students joined musicians from 14 other Arlington and Fairfax County high schools last weekend for the All District band event in Arlington. Langely High School is …
Monday, November 5, 2012
The Langley Saxons came out on top on Saturday, 27-7.
The Langley High and McLean High regular varsity football seasons came to a close on Saturday when the Langley Saxons decisively defeated the McLean Highlanders, 27-7. The game was played at Langley High School. The Saxons will take on Hayfield High School at home for their first playoff game of the year. McLean High School did not qualify for the playoffs, with a regular season record of four wins, six losses. Langley won six out of 10 of its regular season games. Do you have photos from Saturday's rivalry match-up? You can upload them directly above this article. Thanks for sharing! Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly reported the game was held on Friday.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Both teams have four wins and four losses on their record.
One week before facing off in the big rivalry game, the McLean High School and Langley High School varsity football teams will face off against other Fairfax County schools. McLean will take on Thomas Jefferson at home. Langley will play Fairfax High School in Fairfax. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. On Nov. 2, McLean and Langley will play each other in the final game of the regular season at Langley High School
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Virginia Department of Health statistics indicate a teenager commits suicide in Northern Virginia, on average, once every four months.
In the first of a series of dicussions dealing with problems teenagers in Northern Virginia face, McLean High School will host a community meeting on Wednesday night about depression and teenagers. The event coincides with National Depression Awareness Month, which is marked in October every year. Data collected from the most recent Fairfax County Youth Survey indicates 620 out of 2,000 students polled in Fairfax County reported feeling significantly depressed. Even more troubling, 300 students in the survey considered committing suicide and 65 students attempted suicide in one year. "The new McLean High School Health, Wellness and Safety Speaker Series will be aimed at helping parents address these topics, learn ways to communicate with …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
A victory and defeat against Vienna teams on Friday
Friday was a successful night for at least one of McLean's high school football teams. The Langley High School Saxons (3-1) cruised to a 58-8 win over Marshall High School, defeating the Statesmen on their home turf. McLean High School's varsity football team lost to Madison High School 29-6. The loss drops the Highlanders to 2-2 on the season. Follow both teams on Twitter with the handles @langleysports and @mcleanathletics. Next week, McLean's high schools will switch opponents: Langley High School will play Madison and McLean will travel to Marshall High School to play the Statesmen. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The McLean area varsity football teams will face off against the Vienna area teams on Friday night.
After both schools lost on the gridiron last week, McLean and Langley are looking for wins this Friday night. McLean will take on Madison High School in Vienna at 7:30 p.m. Langley will kick off against Marshall at home at 7:30 p.m. McLean and Langley overall records are identical so far this season. Both teams are 2-1. Are you going to one of the games on Friday night? Do you have any predictions about which teams will win? Patch will report the results later this weekend.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Democratic candidate Tim Kaine raised about $17,000 less than Republican George Allen in the most recent filing period.
The U.S. Senate race between Tim Kaine (D) and George Allen (R) is neck-and-neck both in the polls and in campaign funds raised from Virginia residents. During the most recent filing period, which ran from May 24 to June 30, Kaine raised $667,000 in donations of $200 or more from Virginians, according to the Virginia Public Access Project, which compiles its data from OpenSecrets.org. Allen raised less, with $409,000, according to the data. In overall fundraising, Kaine is hanging onto a narrow lead with $3.6 million compared to Allen’s $3.5 million in Virginia, in donations of $200 or more from Virginians. Allen narrowly outraised Kaine in McLean ZIP codes during the filing period. Residents donated $278,402 to Allen’s campaign and $261,…
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Both teams, for the first time this season, lost their games Friday night.
The winning streak is over. Both McLean High School and Langley High School lost their varsity football games on Friday night. Langley's defeat was particularly heartbreaking because the final score against Chantilly High School was 35-34. McLean lost at home against Fairfax High School, 0-23. Langley will take on Marshall High School at home next Friday. McLean's varsity team will travel to Madison. For up-to-the-minute high school sports news, follow @langleysports and @mcleanathletics on Twitter.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The two varsity football games are undefeated going into the third week of competition.
The Langley High School varsity football team will travel to Chantilly on Friday night to take on the Chantilly Chargers. McLean High School will play Fairfax High School at home. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. These two teams go into Friday's games undefeated. Langley defeated Herndon High School on Aug. 30 and Jefferson High School last week. McLean beat Washington-Lee on Aug. 30 and Falls Church High School last week. Chantilly's record for the season is 1-1. The Fairfax High School varsity football team has also one a game and lost a game this year. McLean Patch will publish the final scores for both the McLean High and Langley High games on Saturday morning.