Articles by: FCNP.com

Goodwin and Tartt Make All-State Basketball Team

March 27, 2015 12:41 PM0 comments

Two George Mason High School students, senior Katie Goodwin and junior Robert Tartt, were named to the Virginia High School League’s Group AA All-State team for their performances during the 2014-2015 season. Goodwin was named as a first team All-State player and Tartt was named as a second team All-State […]

Read more ›

MPA Hosts 34th Annual Youth Art Show

11:07 AM0 comments

The McLean Project for the Arts is currently hosting its 34th Annual Youth Art Show, which began with an exhibit of work from what the arts organization calls The McLean Pyramid (the elementary, middle and high school in the district of McLean High School) from March 12 – 22 at […]

Read more ›

F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

9:58 AM0 comments

Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors at colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the fall 2014 semester. Andrea Annand, Tracie Crawford, Negar Deyhim, Stephanie Dyer, Maribel Gonzales, Evelyn Guandique Gonzalez, Mariah Khan, Michael Medlej, Mary Margaret Mubiru, Margaret Nash, Ainsley Van Over, Vanesa Quispe-Arnez, Sara Riad, Taya Riad, Tyler Roth, Leticia Zelaya and Pablo Enriquez Zurita made […]

Read more ›

Guest Commentary: Ranked-Choice Voting & Independent Redistricting

March 26, 2015 11:35 AM0 comments

By Christopher Zieja In our current political system, gerrymandering empowers elected officials to choose their voters rather than have voters choose the politicians. The result? Partisanship and polarization. Centrists are stymied and politics less civil due to an overwhelming number of non-competitive legislative districts. As a result, politicians have little incentive […]

Read more ›

Letters to the Editor: Why Not Compare Property Tax vs. Arlington, Fairfax?

10:32 AM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: March 26 – April 1, 2015   Why Not Compare Property Tax vs. Arlington, Fairfax? Editor, At the public budget meeting on March 13, our city manager, Wyatt Shields, emphasized that the comparison of City of Falls Church property taxes should be made to other smaller […]

Read more ›

NVCC Summer Course Registration Opens March 31

10:30 AM0 comments

Registration for summer session classes at Northern Virginia Community College begins next Tuesday, March 31. Students must register by 11:59 p.m. on the day before a session begins. Classes in the 12-week summer session begin May 18 and end Aug. 9. There are also two six-week summer sessions, which start […]

Read more ›

Henderson MS Hosts Makerspace Open House

10:29 AM0 comments

A student at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School gets busy with the Makerspace in Hendeson’s Library. The middle school hosted an open house for Makerspace, which was funded through an Falls Church Education Foundation Super Grant, on Tuesday night.

Read more ›

Mason U. Offers Mini-Course on Abrahamic Religions

9:30 AM0 comments

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University announced earlier this month a not-for-credit seminar for the local community in the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, which will take place every Saturday in April. Two professors in the university’s department of religious studies, Maria Dakake […]

Read more ›

F.C. Chamber of Commerce Hosts ‘Bright Lights, Little City’ Gala

March 25, 2015 6:44 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual gala and live auction, called “Bright Lights, Little City,” last Saturday night at The Westin Tysons location. Honored as recipients of special awards at this year’s gala were (left to right), Tori McKinney, winner of the Pillar of the Community award, Christopher Fay, winner […]

Read more ›

Mary Riley Styles Opens House for TJ 5th Grade Art Show

6:32 PM0 comments

A Thomas Jefferson Elementary School fifth grader paints their Pacific Northwest Clay Totem Pole. The Jefferson Grade 5 Art Exhibit is currently on display at Mary Riley Styles Public Library for the next few weeks. Mary Riley Styles Public Library hosted an open house for the exhibit on Tuesday night, […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+