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Mustang Sports Roundup

February 4, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Compiled by Bryan Harris and Jack West Wrestling In wrestling, as in theatre, the show must go on. This is exactly what happened on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Warren County High School. Despite the fact that none of the eight teams involved in Saturday’s Bull Run District wrestling tournament had […]

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Letters to the Editor: Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers

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Letters to the Editor: February 4 – 10, 2016   Must Do More to Retain F.C.’s Great Teachers Editor, In the first School Board meeting of the year, I proposed that the Falls Church schools survey employees on job satisfaction and to obtain feedback on school needs. The School Board may […]

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Mason Girls Hoops Lose 50-44 to William Monroe

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by Matt Delaney George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team lost 50-44 in an intense road game against William Monroe High School on Friday, Jan. 29 but recovered with a 81-32 win over Rappahannock County High School on Tuesday, Feb. 2. When arriving at William Monroe last Friday, the Mustangs were […]

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GM Beats William Monroe, Tartt Scores 1,000th Point

February 3, 2016 7:13 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney George Mason’s varsity boys basketball team got back in the groove with a 65-53 win against William Monroe High School on Jan. 29 and followed it up by defeating Warren County High School 62-41 on Feb. 1. After four days off from school, players would be expected […]

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Samuel J. Waters, Falls Church, Dies at Age 22

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(This obituary was submitted by the parents of Samuel Waters) Samuel James Waters passed into his new life the morning of January 27, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He yearned for heaven and to be with his Lord and savior. He had lived well during a five-year battle with […]

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Editorial: The Way We Were & Are

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One of the more remarkable things about how the human mind works is its adaptability to new information about the surroundings it deems it has to contend with. The old information is out the window just like that, and the new information is just like it has always been there. […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Jason Dixon graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in electrical & computer engineering. Takumi Nemec, a cadet at The Citadel, made the dean’s list at the […]

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F.C. Student Wins ‘If I Were Mayor’ Essay Contest

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Evan Lankford of Falls Church was selected as the Region 5 winner of the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest recently and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe presented an certificate recognizing Lankford’s essay to him last Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. The contest drew more than […]

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TheatreMcLean Boosters Hold Ledo Pizza Fundraiser

February 2, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

TheatreMcLean, the theater program of McLean High School, is holding a fundraiser at Ledo Pizza, located at 7510 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 5 – 8:30 p.m. Customers who place dine in or carry out orders at that Ledo location on February 9 can tell the cashier […]

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Harlem Renaissance Fair Includes One-Man Play

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The Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation is hosting its inaugural Harlem Renaissance Fair on Friday, Feb. 19 from 6 – 11 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College’s Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center, located at 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. In an evening of Jazz, dance, poetry and displays, The Thad Wilson […]

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