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Falcon Quill

The student news site of Fort Worth Country Day

Falcon Quill

The student news site of Fort Worth Country Day

Falcon Quill

Gregg Lehman dresses up for his class picture with a fashionable Western Bow Tie.

Hunting the Elephant in the Room

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor January 13, 2023

“It’s a shame the Queen died. I remember watching her coronation, and now I’m watching her funeral,” my father’s friend, John Hatch, said. My father, Hatch, and I were in the midst of a pilgrimage...

If you purchase Dugouts and Diamonds from Barnes and Noble, the odds are that I was the one who packaged them for shipment to the store.

Local Beauty Salon Identifies Signs of Economic Recession

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor October 5, 2022

My parents have been badgering me to get a job since the summer of 2021. Then, I had recently read “Shoe Dog” by Phil Knight and was enamored with the idea of being a genius on the brink of poverty,...

The Zombies take a rest at the peak of Grizz while the sun rises over the distant mountains.

Be Bold, Start Cold: Stories from a Summer Camp

Marshall Lehman, Online and Perspectives Editor September 6, 2022

This summer, my personal list of “Top Five Stupidest Things I’ve Ever Done” was retooled. One of the new additions to my catalog is climbing a sandwall and navigating a rock field on the side of...

The Class of 2024 poses infant of the White House after their visit to the Capitol.

Close Up Can’t Teach You History; They Can’t Teach You Life Lessons, Either

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor May 24, 2022

The arrival of American Airlines Flight 1360 to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport marked the end of the FWCD 2022 Washington, D.C. trip. After taking a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the trip...

Sing 2 was released on December 22, 2021.

Sing 2: Standing Ovation or ‘Man, Morbius Was Better’

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor April 28, 2022

Sequels are never what you expect them to be. Take the Cars trilogy for example. Cars is a simple film about racing and the importance of family and friends, whereas its sequel, Cars 2, is a complex spy...

Lisa Wallace anxiously awaits her trial before the Supreme Court.

The People v. Falcon Quill: American Crime Story

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor March 4, 2022

The Falcon Quill is under attack. As we speak, the Quill is gearing up for the biggest battle of its life, a legal battle. On the morning of February 10, 2022, the Managing Editor of the...

Marshall Lehman 24 thinks greatly about shoes.

School Sneakers

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor January 20, 2022

I was a little bit out of my fashion expertise when I predicted that Wooden Clogs and Feathers would make a resurgence in 2021 fashion. Actually, I was very wrong. By now, I thought that US Division Head...

The Saweetie Meal was sold at almost all McDonalds locations until September 6.

Saweetie Stuns the Culinary World Once Again

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor December 7, 2021

I don’t know who Saweetie is. I mean, I have absolutely no clue who Saweetie is. A quick Google search taught me that Saweetie (identified by the United States government as Diamonté Quiava Valentin...

The FWCD football team charges onto the field before being defeated by St. Marks, 106 to 2.

FWCD and TVS Leave SPC for the More Attractive TAPPS

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor November 4, 2021

Early in the summer, the Instagram account, Fort Worth Country Day Barstool, made a post entertaining an idea once believed impossible. The post included an image depicting the Southwest Preparatory...

Marshall Lehman 24 admires his first hate comment.

Marshall Lehman ’24 Responds to [email protected]

Marshall Lehman, Perspectives Editor September 22, 2021

cc: "Whole Lotta Red" is Whole Lotta Trash, May 18, 2021 / I would like to preface this letter by saying, Slattblatt09,...

Playboi Cartis Whole Lotta Red was released to the public on December 25, 2020.

“Whole Lotta Red” is a Whole Lotta Trash

Marshall Lehman, Reporter May 18, 2021

On December 25, 2020, rapper Playboi Carti released his highly anticipated album Whole Lotta Red despite many setbacks with COVID-19 and a whole album's worth of leaked music.  There is a wide variety...

The Travis Scotts McDonalds Quarter Pounder was discontinued on the McDonalds menu after Oct. 4.

‘You Know Why I’m Here’: Is the Travis Scott Burger Overrated?

Marshall Lehman, Reporter November 19, 2020

As possibly the greatest philosopher, businessman, and musical genius of all time, Jacques Berman Webster II a.k.a. Travis Scott, once said, “It’s lit.” This phrase epitomizes the Travis Scott x...

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