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The Class of 2023 graduates throw their caps up to the sky in celebration. (Photo courtesy of FCCPS Photo/Carol Sly)

Graduation: The elders depart

Molly Moore, Managing Editor June 15, 2023

Graduation for the Class of 2023 took place last Wednesday at 10 a.m. on the lower field. For those who missed graduation or would like to relive the happy memories, the Lasso collected a series of photos...

2023 IB Art Show

Kylie Moffatt, Staff Reporter May 26, 2023

Meridian's IB Art students put on their annual IB Art show, with juniors and seniors displaying their incredible skills and abilities. Lasso wanted to showcase some of the works shown at the exhibition.

Juniors Ben Meade, and Boston Fitzpatrick pose with Senior Emma Hart in their Masquerade themed outfits. (Photo by Mara Statie)

Promparazzi 2023

Mara Statie, Rachel Grooms, and Tessa Dunn May 11, 2023

Check out this gallery to see some of the best pictures from this year's prom, held at Westwood Country Club on May 6.

Sophomore Flora Pelton and senior Elijah Pelton display their signs to the camera, proud of the protest they have organized. (Photo by Rachel Grooms)

FCCPS students participate in nationwide strike

Rachel Grooms, News Editor April 26, 2023

On Friday March 31, 2023 Meridian High School participated in a Nationwide Education Strike. Students received an excused absence from school and met at Lazy Mike’s Deli at 11am. They made posters, shirts,...

Chase Ehrlich smiles for the camera next to her project, which was a homemade dress (Photo by Kaylah Curley)

Sophomores showcase personal projects

Kaylah Curley, Managing Editor March 29, 2023

Throughout the whole first semester, the 10th grade students have been channeling their inner passions while creating a project that shows their journey. The MYP Personal Project has no limits or themes...

At the conclusion of the game, senior Peyton Jones holds up the Region 3B Champion trophy in victory as the team celebrates. (Photo by Stella Turner)

4 for 4: Mustangs champion Region again

Stella Turner, Former Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2023

On Feb. 24, the top-ranked girls' basketball team earned their fourth Region 3B Championship in four years, beating rival Brentsville District 37-31. In front of their largest crowd yet this season, senior...

Junior Boston Fitzpatrick (24) drives towards the basket, working to get around his defender. The Meridian cheer squad provides encouraging chants in the background. (Photo by Molly Moore)

Boys’ basketball falls to William Monroe in regional semifinals

Molly Moore and Preston Lieu February 24, 2023

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the Meridian boys’ basketball team played their final game in the regional semifinals. The Mustangs, despite battling injuries throughout the season, finished the year with a successful...

Jones drives past a Dragon defender. (Photo by Stella Turner)

10-0: Girls’ basketball secures district championship

Stella Turner, Former Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

On Feb. 14, the Meridian girls' basketball team secured the Northwestern District Championship title and the first overall seed for the upcoming Region 3B tournament with a 55-20 win against William Monroe....

Sophomore Billy Asel (23) drives down the court with the ball, looking to make a pass. (Photo by Sasha Kasher)

Gallery: Boys’ basketball breezes through Cougars on senior night

Sasha Kasher and Preston Lieu February 9, 2023

On Friday, Feb. 3, the Meridian boys' basketball team played their senior night game, celebrating senior Wyatt Trundle. This album contains pictures by The Lasso from their victory against Manassas Park,...

Sophomore forward Nora Stufft is fouled during a layup. (Photo by Stella Turner)

Girls’ basketball crushes Cougars

Stella Turner, Former Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2023

In a varsity double-header on Feb. 3, both the girls' and boys' basketball teams defeated district opponent Manassas Park in a dominant fashion, with the girls winning 70-7 and the boys beating the Cougars...

SCA hosts student-staff basketball game

SCA hosts student-staff basketball game

Miles Pierre and Stella Turner January 31, 2023

On Jan. 30, the Student Council Executive Board hosted a student-staff basketball game during Stable Group to kick off Meridian's winter spirit week. To view more pictures of the event by Miles...

The team has a team meeting before heading back to the court to finish off the game. (Photo by Tessa Dunn and Mara Statie)

Gallery: Girls’ basketball dominates Seton 47-31

Mara Statie and Tessa Dunn January 7, 2023

On Friday, January 6, the Meridian girls basketball team played at home, hosting Seton School. The Mustangs won with a victory of 47-31.

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