Sylvan Learning Center of F.C. Offers Free Reading Events

March 9, 2015 2:11 PM0 comments

Sylvan Learning Center of Falls Church invites the community to nominate local school classrooms for a free reading event hosted by the center throughout the entire month of March in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. The center will host a fun reading event in the nominated classroom for the students […]

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Byrd Feeder Auction Donations Sought

March 6, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

The George Mason High School All-Night Graduation Celebration is holding its annual Byrd Feeder on Saturday, April 25 at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack and auction items are needed for the event. Prior years have included unique items like college dorm baskets, concert and sports tickets, senior portrait sessions and […]

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Mason’s Donovan Receives Scholarship from Ashland U.

March 4, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

George Mason High School senior Daniel Donovan has been accepted to Ashland University for the fall 2015 semester and received a Director’s Scholarship from the school, according to a press release the school sent out late last month. The scholarship is worth $7,000 annually.

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Corpus Cristi School Holds Open House

March 3, 2015 3:12 PM0 comments

The Corpus Cristi School, located at 3301 Glen Carlyn Road, Falls Church, is holding an open house next Friday, March 13, from 9 – 11 a.m. for parents of students entering kindergarten – second grade. For more information, visit or call 703-820-7450.

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F.C. Resident Starts Yahoo! Group for Local Parents

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Falls Church resident Erin Gill started a Yahoo! group for parents who live in the City called Falls Church City Parents over the summer. Gill said that there are about 40 members of the group, but that more are welcome and encouraged to join. According to an e-mail Gill sent […]

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Local Author Releases Book About Near-Death Experience

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Falls Church resident Karen Henson Jones released Heart of Miracles: My Journey Back to Life After a Near-Death Experience last Thursday, Feb. 26. The book, about Jones’ recovery from a sudden cardiac event at age 30 that took her to brink of death, was released with with Hay House, Inc. According to […]

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F.C.’s King Wins Award for Cancer Fundraising Efforts

March 2, 2015 4:08 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Francesca King won one of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Citizenship Awards for her team’s fundraising efforts for the cancer organization during its Student of the Year campaign. She was honored at an award ceremony last Saturday at the J.W. Marriott in Washington, D.C. Speakers at the awards […]

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Arlington Animal Welfare League Launches Reading Program

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The Animal Welfare League of Arlington announced the launch of its new Paws and Read program at it’s animal shelter at 2650 S. Arlington Mill Dr., Arlington, last Thursday. Starting today schoolchildren in kindergarten – 5th grade can come to the shelter to read with one of the shelter’s cats during […]

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The Trocks Return to The Alden this Thursday

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, affectionately known as “The Trocks,” are returning to the McLean Community Center’s Alden Theatre this Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. for one night only. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, a dynamic and delightful ballet troupe, is celebrating its 40th anniversary season. Founded […]

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NVCC Looking for Part-Time Instructors

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Northern Virginia Community College is seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach courses in accounting, business, economics, finance, law and marketing at all of its campuses. The community college is hosting a job fair on Thursday, March 12, from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Manassas Campus, located at 6901 Sudley […]

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