The Watchdog

Gianna Jirak
This is Gianna Jirak's third year working on The Watchdog staff.  In addition to her Watchdog responsibilities, Gianna is the president and founder of the Drama Club, Student Council Association secretary, captain of the Academic Team, a member of the National Honor Society, and the secretary of  Model United Nations. Outside of school, she volunteers at Holy Family food pantry and writes for Prince William Living, Potomac Local News, and Virginia Living Magazine. She is also a social media intern for Brides and Weddings Magazine.  Gianna plans to study journalism in college and hopes to build a career as a professional journalist.

Gianna Jirak, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 15, 2021
Great college scholarships to apply to (Story)
Jan 15, 2021
How to Decide Where You Want to Go to College in a Pandemic (Story)
Dec 11, 2020
5 Great Places to Shop Online for the Holidays (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Tips for Applying to College During a Pandemic (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Socially Distanced Fun: Things You Can Do During a Pandemic (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Donald and Melania Trump have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Husband of Prince William School Board member creates petition calling for renaming of Gainesville High School (Story)
Aug 19, 2020
Prince William high schools to start an hour later (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Irene V. Hylton Planetarium Closing for Renovation (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
The Standards-Based Grading System: A Review (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Hylton Seniors Chosen to Represent the Student Voice (Story)
Dec 05, 2019
Hylton Model United Nations Club Goes to William & Mary University Conference (Story)
Oct 26, 2019
College Scholarship Opportunities (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Homecoming Look Book 2019! (Story)
Oct 03, 2019
A Look Into Homecoming 2019 (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Hylton Game of the Week Pep Rally (Story)
May 29, 2019
Bedford’s Legacy Lives On (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Hadestown: Broadway’s Hipper, Cooler, Hamilton (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
A Day at the Pulitzer’s (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Wrestling Team Stronger than Ever (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
The Grammys: Who Was Serving Looks and Who Wasn’t? (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Ten great gifts to give on Valentine’s Day (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
An apology is not enough: Ralph Northam and Justin Fairfax must resign (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
Local Summer College Programs That Are Guaranteed to Prepare You For the Future (Story)
Jan 09, 2019
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Netflix’s Horrifyingly Fun Interactive Episode (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
Golden Globes Fashion: Who Was Serving Looks and Who Wasn’t? (Story)
Jan 07, 2019
The Biggest News You Missed This Week 12/31-1/6 (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
Dress Up For Dressember! (Story)
Dec 16, 2018
Meet Sasan Faraj: Your Student Representative to the School Board (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2018
20 Books to Get the Bookworm in Your Life This Holiday Season (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
20 Products to Get the Beauty Guru in Your Life This Holiday Season (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
The Oxfam Hunger Banquet Brings Awareness to Hunger and Hardship Around the World (Story/Media)
Dec 08, 2018
The Oxfam Hunger Banquet in Pictures (Story/Media)
Dec 07, 2018
The Academic Team Undefeated, Wins First Two Games of Season (Story/Media)
Nov 29, 2018
Should LGBT+ People Have to Come Out Anymore? (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Behind the Scenes of Hylton Drama (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Weekend Hot Spot: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Theater Critics Corner: “The Band’s Visit” on Broadway (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Bohemian Rhapsody: Bringing Queen and Freddie Mercury into a New Generation (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Andrew Stanley: History Teacher Extraordinaire (Story/Media)
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