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Fairfax Co. Students Face Off in Culinary Challenge

February 24, 2017 2:19 PM0 comments

Mexican Tortilla Soup? Flatbread Pizza with Teriyaki Chicken? Lime-glazed Citrus Salad? These dishes are not typically found on school lunch menus, but they might be soon. Fifteen teams from 10 Fairfax County Public Schools, including the three culinary academies at Edison, Chantilly, and Marshall High Schools, will face off on […]

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Longfellow to Compete in National Science Bowl

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A team of students from Longfellow Middle School is participating in a regional science competition in Newport News, Virginia on Saturday, March 4. The students are competing to reach the middle school National Finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl (NSB). The winner of […]

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Marshall Orchestra performs at NOVA-Annandale

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The George C. Marshall Statesman Sinfonia Orchestra performed a 30-minute concert in the student lounge on Feb. 17 at the Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus as a thank you to faculty and staff. More than 40 faculty, staff and the students’ parents attended the event, including Provost Pam Hilbert. […]

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Faces of Falls Church: February 23 – March 1, 2017

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Dustin of The Neighborhood Barbershop, “I’m just trying to do my part to make Falls Church a little weird.”

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Marshall Student Wins Quiz Bowl Player of the Week

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Alia Wilson, a student at George C. Marshall High School, was selected as the National Academic Quiz Tournament’s High School Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 11. She was the highest scoring individual player at the recent Johns Hopkins Winter Invitational Tournament. Alia and her teammates, Shruthi […]

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Mr. and Ms. Mason Crowned

February 23, 2017 3:35 PM0 comments

Andrea Dilao and Alec Reusch (above) were crowned Mr. and Ms. Mason at the annual competition Friday night in the Mason auditorium. They got $100 to Zoya’s Atelier and get to ride in the Memorial Day parade in May. (Photo: Carol Sly)

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First-ever Mustang Rodeo at Mason

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In the first-ever Mustang Rodeo last Friday, students had the chance to take part in over two dozen exciting and diverse activities. These ranged from hands-on workshops like math based modular origami (shown above) to ones on the relevance of IB in college applications, Model UN, script writing, service and […]

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Critter Corner: The Wildlife Resuce League

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Falls Church’s Felicia Schwenk, an apprentice rehabber with the Wildlife Resuce League, sent us this photo of an orphan baby squirrel fed by an area Wildlife Rescue League rehabilitator. The League is offering an “Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation” class this Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. More information […]

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Guest Commentary: Mason & Community Both Need Athletic Facilities

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By Tom Johnson & Becki Creed George Mason High School is a nationally ranked school academically that also offers a multitude of clubs and a variety of JV and varsity-level sports. We have a proud tradition of fielding competitive teams despite our small student-body size. We hope to continue this […]

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Independence Day Gala Tonight

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Homestretch, a non-profit that works to empower homeless families in Virginia, hosts an Independence Day celebration at the State Theatre in Falls Church tonight at 7 p.m. Independence Day, for Homestretch, is a celebration of freedom from poverty, abuse, helplessness and homelessness. The Independence Day Gala will raise money for […]

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