Mason Students Honored For Preliminary SAT Scores

October 8, 2014 3:13 PM0 comments

George Mason seniors Felipe Borja, Kynadi Mauney and Katie Goodwin were honored last week for their performance on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Borja is among 5,000 students nationwide selected as a National Hispanic Scholar for scoring in the top three percent of more than 250,000 Hispanic students who […]

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Monarch Teacher Network Releases Monarch Butterflies at Farmer’s Market

October 7, 2014 9:45 AM0 comments

A monarch butterfly rests on top of Stella Farmakides’ head after Cindy Wackerbarth, Dana Shaw, Rosemary Ziskind and Teresa Lim of the Monarch Teacher Network released four monarch butterflies this past Saturday at the Falls Church farmer’s market. The butterflies released on Saturday will migrate to Mexico’s TransAtlantic Mountains, but […]

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F.C. Teen Opens Capital City Symphony Season

October 6, 2014 4:04 PM0 comments

Eric Lin, a 14-year-old pianist and freshman at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, will be playing at Atlas Performing Arts Center this Sunday, Oct. 12, to help open Capital City Symphony’s 2014-2015 season. Capital City Symphony presents at least one Young Artist Concerto every season. Lin, the […]

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Henderson Teacher Receives Golden Gavel Award

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Rory Dippold, a teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, received the Golden Gavel Award from the Fairfax Law Foundation at the foundation’s annual gala last Wednesday. Dippold was recognized for his dedication to his students and his extracurricular efforts to teach them civic responsibility, the rule of law and […]

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Youth Network of Medellin Hosts Culture and Social Justice Event

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The Youth Network of Medellin is hosting “La Gozadera – An Evening of Colombian Culture and Social Justice” this Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6 – 9 p.m. at 105 Great Falls St., Falls Church. There will be a salsa lesson, free food and drinks from local vendors and information about […]

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New Dominion Chorale to Present ‘Acis and Galatea’

October 5, 2014 9:03 AM0 comments

New Dominion Chorale, conducted by artistic director Thomas Beveridge, is opening its 24th season with a performance of G.F. Handel’s pastoral opera “Acis and Galatea.” The concert is slated for Sunday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. and will be held at the Rachel M. Sclesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, […]

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Vienna Theatre Company Puts on ‘A Thurber Carnival’

October 3, 2014 1:30 PM1 comment

The Vienna Theatre Company is opening their 2014-2015 season with James Thurber’s “A Thurber Carnival.” The show is a collection of humorous scenes from American life, including some of Thurber’s most celebrated and insightful satires based on his cartoons and humorous short pieces in The New Yorker magazine during the […]

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McLean 5K Invites People to ‘Run with the Warriors’

October 2, 2014 3:30 PM0 comments

The Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation and Century 21 New Millennium are hosting the fourth annual “Run with the Warriors” 5K in McLean this Saturday, Oct. 4. The race, held to benefit military veterans living in Wounded Warrior Transitional Housing at the Vinson Hall Retirement Community (VHRC), starts at […]

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F.C. League of Women Voters Register Mason Students to Vote

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  Volunteers from the League of Women Voters Falls Church partnered with George Mason High School’s Student Council and government teachers to hold a voter registration drive as part of National Voter Registration Day last week.  October 14 is the deadline for prospective voters to register for the upcoming November 4 election

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Falls Church City Public Schools Holds ‘Facilities Forum’

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by Patricia Leslie About 75 people showed up to a hearing on school facilities at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, some to ask questions of city and school board officials, especially about the Mt. Daniel Elementary School bond referendum set for a vote on General Election Day, Nov. 4. Falls […]

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