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Letters to the Editor: Forum Gives Candidates Chance to Get Message Out

June 18, 2015 11:21 AM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: June 18 – 24, 2015   Forum Gives Candidates Chance to Get Message Out Editor, The first event of the Falls Church election season will be Tuesday, July 21 at 7 p.m., sponsored by the Community Issues Forum. All 14 candidates (five for three City Council seats […]

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2 Marshall HS Seniors Accepted to USCGA

9:30 AM0 comments

George C. Marshall High School seniors Nicholas Boinay (left) and William French (right) have both accepted appointments to attend the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. and will be sworn in as members of the Class of 2019 on Monday, June 29. “This is an incredible achievement and […]

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Arlington Seeks Ballston Mall Upgrade

June 17, 2015 7:05 PM0 comments

The Arlington County Board last week instructed the county manager to explore options for creating a public-private partnership with owner Forest City Enterprises to redevelop the aging Ballston Common Mall. The board directed the manager to report back to the board with an outline of a possible agreement within the […]

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The Class of 2015

6:50 PM0 comments

The traditional ringing of the bell by each graduate concluded again this year the commencement ceremony for George Mason High School at historic DAR Constitution Hall in downtown Washington, D.C. Wednesday night.

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Editorial: The Post Eats Its Children

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Many in Maryland’s Montgomery and Prince Georges counties are still reeling from the shocking news over the weekend that the Washington Post has chosen to terminate the two weekly Gazette weekly newspapers it has owned for more than a decade which have served those areas for 55 years. The Post […]

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F.C. Students Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation during the spring 2015 semester. Maria Come made the dean’s list at Washington College, where students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher to make the list. Elizabeth Clarke Rhee was named […]

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George Mason Girls Capture Eighth Consecutive State Title

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by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity girls soccer team shut out Gate City High School 9-0 in the VHSL 2A state semifinal at Radford University on Friday to advance to the final against Maggie Walker Governor’s School on Saturday. Though Mason had a rough first half against the […]

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Mason Girls Lacrosse Team Qualifies For State Tourney in Best Season Ever

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by Debbie Schantz-Hiscott The George Mason High School girls lacrosse team completed its best regular and post- season in history last week with a combined record of 14-4. Mason’s only losses through the season, conference and regional competitions were to the eventual 4A state champions, Woodgrove High School. Unlike other […]

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Mustang Boys Shut Out Martinsville for State Title

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by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School varsity boys soccer team swept through the VHSL 2A state tournament at Radford University this weekend. The Mustangs shut out Gate City High School 6-0 in Friday’s semifinal followed by a 4-0 victory in Saturday’s final against Martinsville High School, earning the […]

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George Mason HS Seniors Named Apple Scholars

4:08 PM0 comments

Two seniors at George Mason High School, Arijeet Sensharma and Sara Campbell, were honored as Apple Scholars by the Apple Federal Credit Union in late May. Sensharma and Campbell both received $4,000 scholarships at a gala breakfast celebration on May 28. The funds for the Apple Federal Credit Union’s efforts […]

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