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Silver Crown Winners #thelasso #fccps

Silver Crown Winners #thelasso #fccps
Congrats to The Lasso Team for earning a Silver Crown Medal for online newspaper! #thelasso #fccps
Lasso, Nine Muses and yearbook staff stop for lunch after the final session of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Conference #CSPASC14

Freelance photographer and CSPA speaker

Freelance photographer and CSPA speaker, Zach Hetrick demonstrates the use of a strobe in sports photography at the "make your light" session #CSPA14 Photo credit: Andrea Philbin

The Lasso is @CSPA at Columbia University

The Lasso is @CSPA at Columbia University
Teachers and students face off in the pit for a game of basketball during the second event of Rebound Week. #onlyatGMHS #thelasso #reboundweek
Tonight The Lasso will be raising money for their trip to New York. Fundraisers include a half court shot challenge, raffle, and bake sale. Come out and support your school newspaper and girls Basketball team!
Sophomore class president Blaise Sevier hands out hot chocolate to the student body. Sevier asks students "How are you going to pay it forward?" Many students are replying saying "Finish all school work on time" or "Improve school spirit by going to the basketball game tonight." Photo by Melissa Johnson
Science teacher Mark Sokolowski gives blood during Mason's annual INOVA blood drive that is organized by the senior class. Many students and teachers are giving blood today down in the TLC. Photo credit: Mimi Nemec #TheLasso #OnlyatGMHS
Tonight is opening night of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! presented by George Mason. Special shoutout to Lasso reporter Braxton Puentes who plays the role of Joe. #TheLasso #Oklahoma #onlyatGMHS
Junior Arman Murphy dressed up as Abraham Lincoln for Halloween. Many Mason students were seen wearing their costumes around school today. Happy Halloween from The Lasso! #onlyatGMHS

Happy convocation my dear junior

Happy convocation my dear junior. Enjoy da this moment ;) congratulations dear alls. #throwback #convo12 #biolaw #biod #umt
Seniors Courtney King and Austin Gogal show off their costumes for superhero day. Seniors are leading the spirit week competition with 160 points. #thelasso #spiritweek2013 #onlyatGMHS #superheroes
And seniors win the powderpuff game 14-0! Senior Jaya Chavern scored the final touchdown in the last couple of seconds. #AllHail #powderpuff #spiritweek2013 #thelasso
Senior maleleaders drop down and do 7 push-ups for the senior ladies who scored their first touchdown. Seniors are up 7-0. #thelasso #onlyatgmhs #spiritweek2013 #maleleaders
Senior Volleyboys and their captains get ready for the game. Photo credit: Peter Laub #thelasso #onlyatgmhs #spiritweek2013 #volleyboys
Senior girls rep their powderpuff shirts with head powderpuff coach Grant Hagler during A-Lunch. Powderpuff will be tonight on the football field after Volleyboys. Photo credit: Mimi Nemec #thelasso #onlyatGMHS #spiritweek2013 #seniors
Students cheer on sophomore girls in freshman/sophomore pin dodge game. Photo credit: Erin McFall #thelasso #spiritweek2013 #onlyatgmhs
Seniors Caleb Allen and Charlotte Sudweeks and junior Moia Layne dress up as tacky tourists for the second day of spirit week, Tacky Tourist Tuesday. Sophomores are currently in 1st place with seniors close behind in 2nd. Photo Credit: Charlotte Sudweeks #TheLasso #onlyatGMHS #spiritweek2013

Juniors pictured left to right Meredith Johnson

Juniors pictured left to right: Meredith Johnson, Katie Cheney, and Ava Roth are one of the many who participate in the first day of spirit week in their star footy pajamas. Photo Credit: Melissa Johnson #Thelasso #onlyatgmhs #spiritweek2013
Senior class members attend the freshman vs sophomore boys pin doge game during Mustang Block. Today is the first day of spirit week and the dress up theme is Pajama day. Photo credit: Mimi Nemec #onlyatGMHS #SpiritWeek2013


Mrs Tooze's IBHL English class dresses up as characters from the literary texts read this year to participate in a tea party for their final exam. It was a fun way to end the school year eating treats while in character. Photo credit: Karin Tooze #onlyatgmhs #lassoonline #thelasso #finalexam
The Lasso interviewed future Assistant Principal Matthew Hills. He will be replacing Mr. Siekman, who is retiring, for the 2013-2014 school year.
Poetry field trip students took a quick break for sweets at Busboys & Poets, a bookstore, restaurant, lounge and theater in DC. While eating, students and chaperone Peter Laub shared some of the poems they had written during the field trip. Photo credit: Peter Laub #lassoonline #onlyatGMHS #busboysandpoets
Students on the Poetry Field trip stop in front of Georgia Douglas Johnson's house. The group took a walking tour of DC that focused on poetry, stopping to pose in front of this literary salon, which functioned as an incubator for some of the literary and poetic ideas of the Harlem Renaissance. Photo credit: Peter Laub #lassoonline #onlyatGMHS #DCpoetrytour
Lasso staff surprised advisor Joy Wagener with sweet treats and a message on the board for Teacher Appreciation Week. Special thanks to Principal Tyrone Byrd and Assistant Principal Ken Siekman for helping us pull this off. #onlyatGMHS #lassoonline #thanksmrSwagener
Students sign the Be The Change "We Love Boston" poster during lunch on Tuesday, April 30. The poster was in support of the Boston bombing victims and all the people affected by the disaster. Photo credit: Laila Zoghi #onlyatGMHS #lassoonline #BeTheChange
The Lasso staff takes a moment to walk through the gallery of Pulitzer Prize winning photographs throughout history, turning into a quiet moment during their trip to the Newseum. Photo credit: Paula O'Rourke #newseum #lassoonline #onlyatgmhs