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School News & Notes

April 15, 2009 9:22 PM0 comments

Falls Church Schools Names 2009 Support Staff Employee Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) named band paraprofessional Larry Allen as the 2009 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year for his 10 years of service at George Mason High, Mary Ellen Henderson Middle and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools.

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Community News & Notes

9:13 PM0 comments

Crosslink International Hosts Fundraiser Ball CrossLink International, a non-profit organization that equips medical missions overseas, is hosting its annual Band Aid Ball at the Hilton McLean (7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean) this Saturday, April 18.

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Pimmit Hill Sets & Meets High Goals for State Exams

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Amid diverse cultures and backgrounds, the student body at Pimmit Hill Alternative High School share at least one thing in common: success on the most recent round of Virginia Standards of Learning, or SOL, exams.

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F.C. Center for Spiritual Enlightenment Hosts Over 50 People at Annual Victorian Séance

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Over 50 people left skepticism at the door when they entered the Falls Church-based Center for Spiritual Enlightenment building next to the State Theatre recently to partake in a séance.

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Area High School Sports Roundup

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Falls Church High Baseball: Following last Wednesday’s 9-4 loss against Annandale, Falls Church baseball faces Washington and Lee this Monday, April 20 in a home game at 6 p.m. The team standing so far this season is 0-10.

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Picking Splinters: ‘There’s No Time Like the Present’

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I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.

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Falls Church News Briefs: April 9 – 15, 2009

April 9, 2009 4:36 PM0 comments

Expose Chronicles Poor Conditions at Funeral Home Following an expose by the News-Press last June of flooding and inundated tombstones at the King David National Memorial Park, a section of the National Funeral Home in Falls Church, the Washington Post reported last Sunday of even more horrific conditions at the […]

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Editorial: Drawing Lines on The F.C. Budget

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While the City of Falls Church joins jurisdictions of all shapes and sizes across the U.S., and globally, in tackling with its current budget deliberations the worst fiscal conditions since the Great Depression, lines need to be drawn in a uniquely stark fashion in key areas to define the most […]

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Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

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Veto Day As I write this, the General Assembly is scheduled finish its work for the year tomorrow. Having completed its principal legislative work on February 28-45 days after convening-the Assembly returns 45 days later to consider the Governor’s vetoes and amendments.

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Our Man in Arlington

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Two funerals occurred within the last week that brought home once again the rich political and cultural history of Arlington over the last half century or so.

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