F.C. Schools Earn 2014 National Blue Ribbon Honors

October 3, 2014 1:57 PM0 comments

Two Falls Church schools, Haycock Elementary School and St. James Catholic School, were named 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced on Tuesday. The Blue Ribbon Scholars Program honors public and private K-12 schools that are either academically superior or that […]

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The Little City to Exhibit at National Trademark Expo

September 29, 2014 3:19 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church will exhibit its trademarked brand, The Little City, at the National Trademark Expo on Oct. 17 – 18, which is hosted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The expo will be held at the USPTO Alexandria campus, located at 401 Dulany Street. The […]

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Hundreds Come Out to Tet Trung Thu Festival at Eden Center

September 23, 2014 5:31 PM1 comment

by Patricia Leslie Hundreds turned out Saturday for the free Tet Trung Thu Mid-Autumn Festival at Eden Center in Falls Church to celebrate the advent of fall and the crowning of the new Miss Vietnam DC. It was a beautiful day at the Vietnamese shopping center filled with happy families, […]

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Rebuilding Together Repairs F.C. Resident’s Home

September 18, 2014 1:10 PM0 comments

The Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church chapter of Rebuilding Together (RTAFF) and over 30 volunteers from Wells Fargo made several repairs to the home of Falls Church resident Esther Casas Garcia’s home on Tuesday. The repairs included rerouting and cleaning out the gutters and building and painting a new porch on Garcia’s home, which […]

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FCCPS Leads State in SOL Scores, One of 22 School Divisions Fully Accredited by VDOE

September 16, 2014 4:59 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) earned recognition from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) today for being one of 22 school divisions in Virginia earned full accreditation from the VDOE. In 2014, FCCPS had the highest or among the highest passing rates in Virginia on all of the Standards of Learning […]

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Falls Church Participates in Regional ‘Day to Serve’

September 11, 2014 1:58 PM2 comments

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Governors of Maryland, West Virginia and the Mayor of DC have declared today through Sept. 28 as days of service as part of the region’s Day to Serve program. Falls Church City Mayor David Tarter voiced his support for the Day to Serve program […]

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