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Jefferson Elementary Genius’ Stand Out at MathCon

May 18, 2018 2:10 PM0 comments

THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY students competed in a nationwide math competition called MathCon in Chicago on May 5, with some students receiving honorable mentions, bronze and gold medals as well one being crowned a national champion. (Back Row, from elft to right): Torey Fay (5th grade teacher), Alex Vennebush, Eli Vennebush, […]

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8th Grade Musicians Shine at Hershey Park

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The 8th Grade Band, Orchestra and Chorus had a successful day at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania, earning excellent and superior ratings and winning first place trophies across all three groups. Additionally, the soprano section of the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School Choir received an Outstanding Section Award.

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Annual Cricket Match at The Langley School Still Going Strong

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CONTINUING A 20 YEAR TRADITION that was originally started by The Langley School’s English born teacher, Mark Loach, fifth grade students played in a cricket match where they split into Oxford and Cambridge teams and duked it out for bragging rights.

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City’s Environmental Council Hosts Panel on May 24

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The City of Falls Church Environmental Sustainability Council (ESC) will host a panel discussion entitled “West Falls Church Economic Development Project: Opportunities for Sustainable Stormwater and Energy Infrastructure.” The panel will take place on Thursday, May 24 at the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7130 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) library […]

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Senior Reflections Ceremony Slated for June 10

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Interested residents are encouraged to save the date for the Senior Reflections ceremony, held in the George Mason High School (7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) auditorium on Sunday, June 10, at 5 p.m. The ceremony is designed and staged by seniors and usually features musical pieces, readings and other words […]

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McLean American Legion Holds Memorial Day Service

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McLean Post 270 of the American Legion will conduct their annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at the Memorial Garden at McLean High School (1633 Davidson Rd., McLean) adjacent to the school’s flag poles and the Davidson Rd. main entrance. All are welcome. Special guests […]

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Haycock Students Take 1st at History Competition

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Students from four Fairfax County public schools won awards at the 2018 Virginia History Day competition, based on the theme Conflict and Compromise in History. Two student teams and an individual student captured first place awards in their categories. A group of students from Haycock Elementary School were one of […]

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Benton Clan Gathers to Celebrate New College Graduate

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ASSEMBLING TO CELEBRATE the graduation of Travis Benton from the University of California at Berkeley last weekend was this crowd of family and friends. Left to right: (front row) News-Press owner Nicholas Benton, Travis Benton, Alex Goodman and (second row) Jeannie Benton, Mark Pandiscio, Greg Mehlhaff, Fernando Souper, Allison Berry, […]

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FCA’s ‘Members Only’ Show Concludes 1st Half Next Weekend

May 17, 2018 7:15 PM0 comments

FALLS CHURCH ARTS debuted its members-only show, its largest of the year, earlier this month. The event featured 57 artists with their last name ending with A-K and will run until May 27.

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St. James Hockey Academy Open for Classes in June

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Earlier this month The St. James announced the launch of its youth Hockey Academy for boys and girls at the Squirt (U10), Pee Wee (U12) and Bantam (U14) levels. The St. James Hockey Academy will provide opportunities for emerging youth to accelerate their development as hockey players by combining high […]

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