F.C. Student to Perform at New York’s Lincoln Center

April 22, 2014 11:37 AM0 comments

Jonathan DeHart of Falls Church will perform the New York premiere of James Whitbourn’s “Annelies,” the first major choral setting of The Diary of Anne Frank, as a member of the Westminster Williamson Voices this Saturday, April 26, at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center. A recording of the work […]

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F.C. Rotary Speech Contest Winner Takes 3rd in District

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Laura Chu, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, received the third place award at the Northern Virginia Rotary District speech contest finals from Contest Chair Chris Hoecke. Chu received a certificate and $250 for her speech on the topic, “Engage Rotary, Change Lives.” The speech competition […]

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Critter Corner: Bishop

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This is Bishop. Bishop is an avid Redskins fan and was very disappointed in their performance this season. Bishop loves spending time with his little doggy sister, Stella. He is a great runner and loves to be outside. His owners don’t know how old Bishop is because he was adopted, […]

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Long-Running Attic Treasures Sale Returns May 3

April 21, 2014 3:12 PM0 comments

The 47th annual Attic Treasures Sale will return to the Falls Church Community Center next Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Shoppers can find treasures at the oldest and largest annual sale in The Little City. All proceeds will support Village Preservation and Improvement Society programs such as Concerts in the […]

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Girl Scout Troop 898 Volunteers at Cherry Hill Farmhouse

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Girl Scout Troop 898 came out in full force this past week to help spread mulch on refurbished flower beds outside the historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse. Pictured above is Rachel Crichton, Cherry Hill Farmhouse director, with members of Girl Scout Troop 898 who stayed until the last wheelbarrow was dumped and spread. Troop […]

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F.C. Arts ‘Enviro Art’ Showcases New Talent

April 15, 2014 10:39 AM0 comments

Falls Church Arts debuted its Enviro Art show last week, featuring pieces made with items from nature or rescued from the waste stream. The show was curated by Environmental Artist Teddy Wiant, and featured three new FCA members exhibiting for the first time. Wiant (center) is pictured above with his singing “Wood Bard” piece, […]

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Local Students Earn Prizes in F.C. Rotary Essay Contest

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Students whose essays were judged the top three of 15 entries for seventh- and eighth-grade students in the Falls Church Rotary Club’s Essay Contest were invited to the April 3 meeting of the club to receive prizes. For their essays on the Rotary Four-Way Test, Cooper Middle School students Maggie Bellaschi […]

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United Way Donates $339,000 to Area Service Groups

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United Way of the National Capital Area announced last week that it is awarding 21 grants totaling $338,662 to member organizations serving the Fairfax and Falls Church areas. The funds came through designations to the Fairfax/Falls Church Community Impact Fund in United Way NCA’s annual workplace giving campaign. Each of […]

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F.C. Students Named to Honor Societies

April 14, 2014 3:47 PM0 comments

Two students from Falls Church have recently been named to collegiate honor societies. Mary Schranck at Longwood University was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society for all academic disciplines.  Samuel Carolus-Hager, a recent graduate of the University of Mary Washington, was inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics […]

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F.C. Student at McDaniel College Named Global Fellow

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McDaniel College freshman Jaime Alexander Calderon of Falls Church is among 28 students selected into the Global Fellows program. McDaniel’s Global Fellows program is a structured three-year program that is open to freshmen and is designed to enhance their understanding of global issues, develop heightened intercultural competency, and cultivate the […]

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