Jones Presents Stark Choices to F.C. School Board in Budget Deliberation

January 28, 2015 9:09 PM1 comment

Going beyond the three low-growth options she presented to the School Board just two weeks ago, Falls Church School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones added a grim zero growth option to her choices as the board began its deliberations with its first budget work session Tuesday.

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City Council Signs City to New ‘Solarize NoVa’ Power Initiative

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This Monday night the Falls Church City Council voted unanimously to sign onto a regional solar power initiative, Solarize NoVa, of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and its not-for-profit partner, the Local Energy Alliance Program or LEAP, to promote voluntary installation of energy efficient and renewable technologies.

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Local Artist Kasondra Johnston Dies After Year-Long Battle with Brain Cancer

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Local artist, loving mother and devoted wife Kasondra Kay Johnston passed away last Thursday, Jan. 22 at the age of 65. She was an active member of the community, both as an artist and volunteer. Kasondra, affectionately known as “Kas,” grew up in Michigan, later attending Long Beach City College […]

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F.C. City Schools On a 2-Hour Delay

January 27, 2015 8:46 AM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools are operating on a two-hour delay today after a winter snow storm hit the Washington, D.C. area late Monday night and early Tuesday morning. In addition, the Thomas Jefferson chorus concert scheduled for tonight has been cancelled.

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F.C. Council Signs Onto Solar Power Plan

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Monday night the Falls Church City Council voted unanimously to sign onto a regional solar power initiative, Solarize NoVa, of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and its not-for-profit partner, the Local Energy Alliance Program, to promote voluntary installation of energy efficient and renewable technologies.

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Longtime O’Connell HS Teacher Sister Maureen Christopher Dies

January 23, 2015 1:21 PM0 comments

Sister Maureen Christopher, who taught at Bishop O’Connell High School for 30 years, died on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Camilla Hall in Immaculata, Pa. She was known as “Sister Mo” to O’Connell students and colleagues and taught, among other subjects, AP Government and Principles of Economics. Christopher, a long-time chairperson of […]

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