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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...

uhhh I dont know yet.

uhhh I don’t know yet.

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor June 12, 2018

Members of the Class of 2021 consider what to do for their MYP Personal projects.  

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A letter to the Freshman Class as we take on the MYP Project

Sneha Parthasarathy May 17, 2018

It’s May again. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and, of course, the MYP Personal Project is calling out to a new generation: the George Mason High School class of 2021. Lots of people...

From left to right: Danielle Welch (11), Korinne Wills, Lauren Baartz (10) and Charlotte Crum (11). Baartz ran for the 4x4 team at States in 2017.

Love Running: Valentine’s Day 5k at Mason this Saturday

Rachel Doornbosch February 9, 2018

Since last spring, the class of 2020 has been piloting the MYP Personal Project; a year-long project that is spent on doing something students are passionate about. The students will display their...

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The bold (and very flawed) MYP Personal Project

Editorial Board September 27, 2017

Each week, the Lasso Editorial Board will comment on an issue that is relevant to the students at George Mason High School. We strive to present a student-oriented opinion about topics big and small that...

MYP Personal Project Logo and link to intro video

The personal project, explained

Fernanda Molina, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2017

Are you ready, freshmen? We all have to do a “personal project” next year. Build a boat. Interpretive dance. Write a novel. Whatever topic you choose, you will be working on this project until next...

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