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Baseball set to take on Ocean Lakes

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

Varsity Baseball is set to make their first state tournament appearance in eleven years. A surprise regional semifinal matchup against Clover Hill opened the door for the Eagles to return to the tournament. With that 6-5 victory last Tuesday, the Eagles punched their ticket and are now set to go on the road t...

Boys Lacrosse Falls to South County

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

The boys lacrosse team fell to the South County Stallions in the state quarterfinals by a score of 14-3 over the weekend. It was a rough second half for the Eagles falling a promising first quarter that ended in a 2-2 score and a 3-6 halftime score. Daniel Merida (10) and Sam Duggan (12) were the lone goal scorer...

Brace yourselves, yearbooks are coming.

Brace yourselves, yearbooks are coming.

Emily Imes, Reporter

May 3, 2019

It’s that time of the year again! The yearbooks will be here soon. If you have any questions, here's where you find the answers!   Q: What if I already bought a book? A: On distribution day, May 21st, the staff will have a table set up in front of the auditorium during lunch. Listen for t...

5% Teacher Raise Approved on April 30

5% Teacher Raise Approved on April 30

Anne Johnakin, Editor

May 1, 2019

In the past few months, Stafford county teachers have been fighting for a 5% raise that was finally granted on April 30. The School Board passed the motion 6-1.  The Stafford Education Association (SEA) and individual teachers have been showing their support for the Red for Ed movement by wearing...

Leo Club Pancake Breakfast: Saturday April 27

Leo Club Pancake Breakfast: Saturday April 27

Connor Merk, Editor

April 25, 2019

The Leo Club is hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 27 in the Colonial Forge cafeteria. The event will be held between 9am and 12pm. There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet containing pancakes, bagels, fruit, and more. There will also be raffle prizes, such as gift cards to...

Germanna Open House April 14

Connor Merk, Editor

April 2, 2019

Germanna Community College is hosting an open house on Saturday, April 14 from 8:30am to 1pm at the Fredericksburg area campus in Spotsylvania - 1000 Germanna Point Drive, Fredericksburg VA. This event will feature on the spot admission, financial aid help, and visits with faculty, advisors, counselors,...

Dance Team Finds Victory at Nationals

Dance Team Finds Victory at Nationals

Melanie Thomas, Reporter

March 29, 2019

This past weekend the Colonial Forge Dance Team traveled to Myrtle Beach last weekend to compete at the EDA National Dance Competition. They’ve been working towards this competition since, July and were not disappointed with the results. The team, lead by coaches Lisa Sinclair and Semira Hall, took...

Forge’s Musical March Madness: Recap

Forge’s Musical March Madness: Recap

Kayliah Hunt-Kendrix, Reporter

March 27, 2019

Throughout the month of March, Colonial Forge Choral Division traveled throughout Virginia and performed pieces that they’ve practiced since the beginning of 2019. Assessments On March 12, Stafford High School hosted this year’s choral assessments for Stafford County. All Colonial Forge Choi...

Learn & Serve Book Collection

Connor Merk, Editor

March 19, 2019

The Learn & Serve class is collecting new or gently used books that will be donated to local preschool and elementary aged students. They can be dropped off at the main office, library, security office, or room 221. People can bring in books until Friday, March 22.  

Boys Basketball Captures Regional Championship

Patrick Strong, Editor

February 27, 2019

The Boy’s Basketball team took home their third regional championship in program history on Tuesday night. Forge entered the night as technical “underdogs,” although the team never appeared fazed going on the road into a relatively hostile environment at James River. The 56-51 victory was headlined...

Forge’s Opinion on Governor Northam

Forge’s Opinion on Governor Northam

Anne Johnakin, Editor

February 25, 2019

Recently, Governor Ralph Northam has come under fire after his 1984 yearbook surfaced with a racist image on his personal page. Virginia Democrats have revoked their support for him and many people are calling for his resignation, resulting in protests in Richmond. During his press conference, Northam said he...

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