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IB & AP Testing Need Volunteers for Proctoring

April 20, 2018 5:30 PM0 comments

IB and AP testing season runs from April 27 – May 25 with nearly 1,000 IB and AP exams administered for George Mason High School students. Over 45 more parent volunteers are needed to support the testing proctors and ensure that the testing runs smoothly. The volunteer hall monitors assist […]

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Preservation Society Holds Spring Members Meeting

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Village Preservation and Improvement Society (VPIS) will hold its spring members meeting on Sunday, April 22 from 3 – 5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall (400 N. Oak St., Falls Church). Hear from city leaders on VPIS/City new RainSmart stormwater management program and see a live demo of thermal […]

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F.C. Police to Attend Crimes Against Women Conference

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The City of Falls Church Police Department has been selected as a 2018 scholarship recipient to attend the 13th annual Conference on Crimes Against Women. Corporal Sharee Karlinsey will represent the Department at the conference in Dallas, Texas in mid-April. Karlinsey was selected as one of the members of law […]

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Local Volunteers to be Honored by Fairfax Co.

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The Fairfax County community will honor 144 nominees for the 2018 Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards on Friday, April 27 at the Waterford Reception Center (6715 Commerce St., Springfield). Volunteer Fairfax, Chairman Sharon Bulova, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and hundreds of community members and leaders will gather to […]

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The Clinton’s Gather to Celebrate Family Matriarch’s Birthday

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ALL 9 (yes, 9) of the Clinton children were able to attend their mother, Joan Clinton’s (seated, center) 90th birthday luncheon at the Fairview Park Marriott a few weeks ago, including the City’s Commissioner of Revenue, Tom Clinton (second from left).

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Mustangs Make Their Mark Outside Classroom

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George Mason High School junior Erik Boesen met with Congressman Don Beyer Jr. on Friday to discuss the future of tech policy. Boesen had won the Congressional app development challenge, and Beyer invited Boesen to meet at his Capitol Hill office. They discussed ways for Boesen to move his interests […]

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Mason Students Gear Up For Governor’s School

April 19, 2018 6:15 PM0 comments

Summer Governor’s Schools provide gifted high school juniors and seniors with intensive educational experiences. Each school focuses on one area of interest. Students live on a college campus for up to four weeks participating in laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects, performances, and seminars. Seven George Mason […]

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Acosta Earns Master Treasurer Classification

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CITY TREASURER Jody Acosta (right) received her Master Governmental Treasurer certificate from the Treasurer’s Association of Virginia on Monday. The certification program is administered by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service of the University of Virginia. The program itself is designed to advance the professionalism and efficacy of the […]

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Henderson’s Kelly Awarded ‘Teacher of the Year’

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School’s world history and geography teacher, Farrell Kelly, is the 2018 Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) Teacher of the Year. A panel of judges chose Kelly, who was presented with $1500 from the FCEF. He is also a finalist in the Washington Post Teacher of the […]

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Career Fair at Henderson Was a Huge Hit

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VOLUNTEERS TURNED OUT in numbers for Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School’s Career Fair last Friday. FROM FIELDS in science and medicine to those in finance, computers and communications and even local service jobs, students enthusiastically participated in the annual event and were able to pick the brains of all kinds […]

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