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Mustang Boys Hoops Go 2-0

December 8, 2016 4:16 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney Keeping up their winning ways were George Mason’s varsity boys basketball team, who got a gutty 69-61 victory on the road against Strasburg High School and are now 2-0 on the season. The game itself was a seesaw battle between two evenly matched teams. Strasburg controlled the […]

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Mason Girls Basketball Beats District Rival Strasburg High

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by Matt Delaney A stout and opportunistic defense helped George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team earn their much-needed second win of the season in a 40-32 victory over Strasburg High School. It was the Mustangs’ closest contest of the young season, but it should’ve been put out of reach much […]

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Guest Commentary: F.C., Please Don’t Shortchange Our Children

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By Joel Block Like many of the teachers in the Falls Church City Public Schools, I have worn many hats during my 15 years teaching in the city. I am a former Professional Employees Advisory Council chair, former Falls Church City Educational Association president and the current eighth grade team […]

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Letters to the Editor: Questions for City Leaders On New School Project

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Letters to the Editor: December 8 – 14, 2016   Questions for City Leaders On New School Project Editor, In the November 25 edition, Nicholas Benton wrote, “In just a few months, the Falls Church Council and School Board are going to have to agree on how much they are willing […]

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Keeping It Merry & Local In Falls Church This Holiday

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Forget Amazon. Forget Tysons. Forget the outlets. All your holiday shopping can be done right here in the City of Falls Church.

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Fairfax Votes Police Civilian Review Panel

December 7, 2016 10:33 PM0 comments

On Tuesday, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors established a panel for civilians to review police, which will serve as another way for residents to submit complaints concerning allegations of abuse of authority or misconduct by a Fairfax County police officer. In a statement issued Wednesday, Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon […]

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F.C. Wants Equalization Board Candidates

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The City of Falls Church has announced that it is seeking residents to serve on the Board of Equalization (BOE) as it currently has only one member. As an independent body appointed by the Circuit Court of Arlington, the BOE has the duty and responsibility of determining whether the Office […]

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Editorial: GMHS Estimate Must Include Commercial $

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In the calculations being done by the Campus Process Working Group assigned by both the Falls Church City Council and School Board to work through parameters that will ultimately confront the City, its boards and staff and the public in a referendum next fall, so far highly conservative estimates have […]

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Mason’s Grace Keenan Wins National Speech Award

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Grace Keenan, a sophomore at George Mason High School, won first place at the national Patriot Games speech and debate tournament that was held at George Mason University on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4. Keenan won the Declamation award and defeated 117 competitors in that category. She delivered a […]

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Mary Ellen Henderson MS Holds Inaugural GIVE Day

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School held its inaugural GIVE Day last week in which all of the students at the school joined together to create gift baskets of items that were donated throughout the week, including school supplies, household items and toiletries. Assembly lines of students worked together in the […]

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