250 GMHS Students Enrolled in 2014 Summer School

August 5, 2014 10:48 AM2 comments

More than a third of the student body at George Mason High School are enrolled in the school’s Summer Hybrid Learning Academy, the majority of which are there voluntarily, according to Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS). 250 of George Mason’s 733 students are enrolled in summer school and 140 […]

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City of Falls Church to Screen Films at Sunset Cinema

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The City of Falls Church will screen family-friendly films every Friday during the month of August at their Sunset Cinema in the Park events. The film series kicks-off on Friday, Aug. 15 with a showing of the 2014 blockbuster hit The Lego Movie. It’s voters choice on Aug. 22 — moviegoers […]

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Critter Corner: Maggie

August 3, 2014 4:43 PM0 comments

Say hello to Maggie, the only dog ever known to turn down every dog treat known to man, as she prefers the real stuff. She’s the sweetest, most loving dog and she’s the Livingston family’s very best pug friend. This pug snores and looks like a piglet, meows and acts like […]

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Former FC Resident and Former Arlington Resident Met as Teachers, Got Married

July 31, 2014 12:51 PM0 comments

Charlie (far left) and Carol Jackson (left) hosted many Falls Church City friends of their daughter Sarah (right), who married Joe Romano (far right), on July 19 at a farm in Orange County, Va. Sarah’s sister, Kate (not pictured), was her only attendant, while her friends from George Mason and […]

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FC Resident to be Featured Guest on Garrison Keillor’s Radio Show

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Radio personality Garrison Keillor (left) talks to Falls Church City resident and retired senior intelligence officer Jon Wiant during the 2012 American Prarie Home Companion Cruise. Wiant will be a featured lecturer on Keillor’s 2014 American Prarie Home Companion Cruise during a two-week cruise in August. Wiant, an intelligence historian, will […]

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Arlington Gallery Exhibiting ‘Art Brut’ in New Show

July 30, 2014 8:26 PM0 comments

Gallery Underground opened a new show on Monday in partnership with Art Purple, an art therapy program that works with the unique cultures both of individuals with disabilities, and of military members and their families. The show, entitled “Making Their Mark: Art Brut”, features work described as “raw art” – […]

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Arlington Naturalists Group Announces Fall 2014 Course

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Arlington Regional Master Naturalists, a corps of volunteers who provide education, outreach and service dedicated to beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas, will be holding training sessions for anyone interested in becoming a Master Naturalists volunteer. Experts in a range of disciplines related to natural history, such as […]

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FC Resident Receives Award for Play About Autism

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Falls Church City resident Bernie DeLeo received the Grassroots Award from the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) on July 23 for a play he wrote based on his son Chris DeLeo, who is on the autism spectrum. DeLeo, the drama director at West Springfield High School, wrote “Nerdicus […]

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Former FC Councilman Authors Book

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Gary Knight, member of the Falls Church City Council and vice mayor in the 1980s, has published a work of fiction, entitled Forgotten Brothers. Knight previously wrote a non-profit book entitled How to Treat a Woman, which advises professional men on how to successfully establish meaningful relationships with women. His […]

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Body Dynamics Works with George Mason HS Athletes

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Staff from Body Dynamics, a Falls Church gym whose mission is to integrate physical therapy with complementary medicine, health promotion and wellness services, gave an eight-week strength and conditioning clinic to George Mason High School’s student-athletes. Members of the Mustangs’ baseball, basketball and football teams were trained by Patrick Suarez […]

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