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Update: VHSL Region Switch Approved

Anne Johnakin, Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

In September, Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend appealed to move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B. The Executive committee voted to approve the motion on January 23. Come fall, Forge will be competing against schools in Prince William in order to cut down on travel times. You can read the full story about...

Quizzing the Scholars: Scholastic Bowl

Quizzing the Scholars: Scholastic Bowl

Connor Merk, Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Each week, the Scholastic Bowl team meets to practice their skills of trivia on the topics of history, literature, arts, and music. This process includes studying flashcards, reviewing match rules, and practicing buzzing in. Scholastic Bowl is a VHSL-sponsored team activity where students compete against ...

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Colonial Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend will move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B following an appeal to the VHSL Executive Committee. “The [region] that VHSL put us in was Riverbend High School, Massaponax High School, schools all the way down in Chesterfield County Schools, down in the beach, and th...

Volleyball Conditioning Begins on April 24

Connor Merk, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Conditioning for the Volleyball team will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. beginning on April 24. You must have a current VHSL physical form on file with the Athletics Department to be able to participate.

VHSL Alignment Shake-Up

Patrick Strong, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

High school athletics in the state of Virginia officially have a massive shake up for the 2017-18 school year. Postseason play has been reshaped for the second time in five years and early opinions appear to be mixed. The controversial conferences are officially out and district play is back. “Co...

Last Showing Of “The Shout”

Sophia K. Dalberg, Reporter

February 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News

This Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m., there will be a showing of the VHSL competition show, The Shout. It will be held in the auditorium. The event is completely free but donations can be made to the department at the event. This will be the last chance to see the show that won their conference last weekend....

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