MEH Student Gets Green School Ideas at Youth Summit

April 8, 2014 10:07 AM0 comments

Colter Adams, a sixth-grade student at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, joined educators, engineers, architects, green businesses, and student leaders from around the country last week by participating in the National Green Schools Youth Summit. Adams enthusiastically returned from the summit with many ideas to work with students and administration toward […]

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Mason Musicians Excel at Fiesta Val Music Festival in Myrtle Beach

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  The George Mason High School music department traveled April 3 – 6 to Myrtle Beach and competed at the Fiesta Val Music Festival with schools from Maryland, Ohio, North and South Carolina, and Virginia. One hundred Mason musicians competed and earned a variety of ensemble and individual awards. For […]

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Nat’l Security Students Visit News-Press for Talk & Tour

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Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy visited the offices of the Falls Church News-Press last Thursday to learn about how a community newspaper operates. The students, who included senior members of the United States Armed Forces and government employees, are part of a master’s […]

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Falls Church Chamber Gala Fetes Local Heroes

April 7, 2014 3:52 PM0 comments

The annual Falls Church Chamber of Commerce gala Saturday night drew all the A-listers of the City for fine food, drink and conversation, and to fete special champions who were awarded the Chamber’s Pillar of the Community Award (Dr. Gordon Theisz), Shreve Award (Rebecca and David Tax of the Beach […]

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F.C. Arts’ ‘Enviro Art’ on Display at ArtSpace

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Several artists with an eco-friendly focus are featured in “Enviro Art,” a new Falls Church Arts show of art that’s been formed from nature or rescued from the waste stream. The show is on display now, and an opening reception with free refreshments will be held this Thursday, April 10, at […]

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C-SPAN Exec & F.C. Resident to Receive USD Alum Award

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Peter Kiley, vice president of Affiliate Relations at C-SPAN, will be honored by the University of San Diego on April 26. Kiley, who earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from USD in 1985, will receive the Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award from the university’s College of Arts and […]

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F.C.-McLean Children’s Center Gets $3,700 from 100+ Women of NoVa

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The members of 100+ Women Who Care Northern Virginia donated $3,700 to Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, a local nonprofit organization that provides early-childhood education to young children, regardless of their family’s economic resources. The Children’s Center, which was selected by the members of 100+ Women Who Care during the organization’s […]

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Eagle Films Debuts Season 3 of Award-Winning ‘Malice’

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Falls Church-based Eagle Films has premiered season three of its web series “Malice,” a show shot entirely in Falls Church with local Northern Virginia talent. The show can be viewed on Blip.TV and YouTube. “Malice” tells the story of a Virginia teen named Alice who battles supernatural forces. The show […]

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F.C. Recycling Extravaganza Offers Environmentally-Friendly Spring Cleaning

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The City of Falls Church Public Works Department will host its Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Property Yard and Recycling Center, 217 Gordon Road. City residents may recycle a variety of items including used electronics, cell phones, clothing and textiles, sewing […]

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F.C. Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny Visit Set for April 19

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The City of Falls Church will host its annual Easter egg hunt and Easter Bunny visit next weekend. The event, hosted by the City’s Recreation and Parks Department, will take place on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m. at Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Ave. In addition to hunting for […]

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