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Press Pass: Creed Bratton

April 22, 2016 1:41 PM0 comments

Creed Bratton, the actor who played a character named after himself on the American version of the legendary television show “The Office,” is coming to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Tuesday, April 26 for a night of comedy and music. He spoke to the News-Press the day after he performed in […]

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GM Girls Soccer On 5-Game Win Streak

12:00 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney George Mason High School’s girls varsity soccer team is posting an impressive win streak of five straight after a 1-0 victory over William Monroe High School Tuesday night was preceded by a 10-1 win against Rappahannock County last Friday. Pulling into Standardsville, home of William Monroe, the […]

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Mustang Softball Beats 2 Foes, Then Loses to Monroe

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by John Rodock – Special to the News-Press On Friday, April 15 George Mason High School senior pitcher Julia Ferris tossed a 2-hit shutout and leadoff hitter Jules Carter scored three times as Coach Antonio Bravo’s Mustangs defeated district rival Rappahannock County on the road 12-0. Carter opened the game […]

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Mason Boys Soccer Team Adds 2 More Wins to Record

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by Matt Delaney Riding high on a five game win streak, George Mason’s varsity boys soccer team added two more W’s to their record when they defeated William Monroe High School 2-0 and blanked Rappahannock County High School 11-0 this past week. The Mustangs were victims of their own success […]

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Letters to the Editor: We Need to Take Care of the Needs We Have Now

April 21, 2016 12:40 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: April 21 – 27, 2016   We Need to Take Care of the Needs We Have Now Editor, I’ve lived here 20 years; paid attention to City business and politics for 12; and this is my third year on City Council. I’ve seen three superintendents; four or […]

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Mason Girls Lacrosse Comes Up Short Against Dominion

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by Jeffrey Wojtala – Special to the News-Press George Mason High School’s girls varsity lacrosse team traveled to Sterling on Monday, April 18 to face the 4A Dominion High School Titans. The 2A Mustangs were aware they would need to work hard for a win in this match. Playing against […]

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Guest Commentary: Why F.C. Schools Should Be Funded Fully

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By Justin Castillo This Monday, April 25, the City Council will vote on the budget for both general government and the schools. The current plan is to cut the School Board’s budget request by $912,000. Such an action would have serious consequences about how we as a community educate our […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: Recycling & MacBooks in Schools

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The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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McLean Theatre Adds to Rich Legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’

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by Caitlin Spiegel – Oakton High School The archetypes of the Cinderella story can be seen in cultural folktales as diverse as Germany, China and the early Americas. The origin of the musical begins in the mid-1950’s with the CBS television network. Executives sought out prominent Broadway writing duo Rodgers and […]

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F.C. Students Win Awards at Va. State Science Fair

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Students from George C. Marshall High School won awards at the 31st annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair, which was held on Saturday, April 9 at Virginia Military Institute. Arman Khan and Joseph Welsh won the third place prize in the Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering category for their project, “The […]

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