McLean Youth Orchestra Hires New Director

August 20, 2014 4:09 PM0 comments

Last Tuesday the McLean Orchestra announced that they hired established Washington, D.C. conductor John Devlin as the new director of the McLean Youth Orchestra, which is an educational project of the McLean Orchestra. Devlin is also the music director of the Youth Orchestras of Prince William (VA), associate conductor of […]

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FC Students Make the Dean’s List at George Mason U

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Several students from Falls Church have been named to the dean’s list at George Mason University for the spring 2014 semester. Michelle Iraheta, Adrienne Jones, Brandon Juarez-Lopez, Andrew Jung, Mrika Kadeli, Ashneel Kanojia, Mahdi Kashoofy, Isma Kayani, Binod Khadka, Siamak Khaledi, Alexandra Kemp, Danielle Kirby, Deanna Kirby, Elizabeth Kissell, Justin […]

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FC Students Graduate from Radford University

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Five residents of Falls Church graduated from Radford University at the end of the spring 2014 semester. William Joseph Bailey and Nolan Thomas Costigan earned Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in management. Jacob Pabst Schwind earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise, sport and health education. George Hairston earned […]

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FC Students Earn Academic Accolades Nationwide

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Several students from Falls Church earned academic accolades at educational institutions around the United States in the spring of 2014. Kendra Smith earned a Masters of Social Work degree from the School of Social Work at Simmons College. John Paul Mardelli earned a Bachelor of Science in software engineering from […]

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Critter Corner: Cleo

August 17, 2014 12:44 PM0 comments

The magical Cleo Benton got her wings on August 1 following a long and painful illness. She was the devoted companion and caretaker of Falls Church attorney Janine S. Benton for many years since her adoption. She was a purebred devon rex model which accounted for her intelligence, sense of humor, otherworldly eyes […]

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FC Teacher Attends Leadership Academy at GMU

August 14, 2014 4:14 PM0 comments

Laura Dixon, a Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) teacher attended the Virginia Center for Excellence in Teaching (VCET), a professional development program that launched in June on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. Dixon, a teacher at Thomas Jefferson Elementary, was accepted into and attended the program’s Science, […]

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