Del. Simon Visits Falls Church Schools to Check Out ‘Personalized Learning’

September 26, 2014 11:17 AM0 comments

Delegate Marcus Simon visited Falls Church schools on Tuesday to see how technology is being integrated into the classrooms at both schools as part of the Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) personalized learning initiative. Simon was joined by FCCPS Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones and FCCPS school board member Lawrence […]

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Mason Had the Second Highest On-Time Graduation Rates in 2014

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The Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) class of 2014 had the second-highest graduation rate among regular Virginia public school divisions, according to a report released by the Virginia Department of Education this week. The FCCPS 2014 graduation rate of 98.4 percent was the highest among Northern Virginia schools and was nearly ten […]

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F.C. Students Take Virtual Tour of Chobani Factory

September 23, 2014 4:35 PM0 comments

Fifth graders at Thomas Jefferson Elementary school took a virtual tour last week of Chobani’s largest yogurt manufacturing plantin the world, located in Twin Falls, Idaho, during Discovery Education’s virtual field trip “The Innovation of Food Science.” Before the event, the students submitted questions that were answered live during the […]

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F.C. Student Wins Intellectual Property Video Contest

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Simon Lundquist, an eighth grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, won the Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation’s (IPOEF) IP Video Contest in late August. Simon’s winning entry was a video in which explained the importance of the patent system. He was one of two children in the 13 – […]

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Care Options Hosting Its First Open House

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t open house on Oct. 14 from 4 – 6 p.m. The company, which specializes in care for the elderly and people with disabilities, was founded by Falls Church resident Ann O’Neill in 1988. O’Neill will have a team of geriatric care experts available at the open house to answer […]

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Shepherd’s Center Seeks Volunteer Drivers for Seniors

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The Shepherd’s Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church is looking for additional volunteers to drive senior citizens to medical and therapy appointments and occasionally to the pharmacy and grocery store. The group had a backlog of 25 seniors requesting its services who are now being entered in the organization’s system because they […]

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F.C. Senior to Play for U.S. at International Tennis Tourney

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The United States Tennis Association announced that Rita Giles of Falls Church will join the U.S. team competing in the 34th International Tennis Federation Super-Seniors World Team Championships to be held Oct. 13 – 18 in Antalya, Turkey. The tournament is the senior tennis equivalent of the Davis Cup and […]

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Rotary Club District 7610 Governor Speaks to F.C. Rotary Club

September 22, 2014 4:36 PM0 comments

F.C. Rotary Club Past President Dr. Joseph Akkara (Far left), stands with (l to r) assistant district governor Ronnie Chantker, district governor Richard Storey and his wife Carol, past district governor Tin Tin Raschid and past assistant governor Bilal Raschid and the club’s “Light Up Rotary” theme banner at the […]

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‘Professional Builder’ Magazine Cover Features McLean Company

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In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Miller and Smith, a McLean-based, award-winning real estate development company, made the September cover of Professional Builder, a national magazine focused on the home-building industry. The company emerged from a class project while David Miller and Gordon Smith were attending Harvard Business School. With […]

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Falls Church Arts ‘Loving Life’ Show Opening This Weekend

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Falls Church Arts will be opening their “Loving Life” exhibit this weekend at ArtSpace Falls Church.

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