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Greek Gods Clash in Class Competition

November 24, 2017 7:30 PM0 comments

Making his pitch as to why the Greek goddess of Athena should be the patron god of a new hypothetical Greek city-state is this eighth grade English honors student at Mary Ellen Henderson. The winner will be determined later in December. (Photo: FCCPS Photo/Michael Vu)

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Volunteers Still Needed for TJ’s International Night

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The Friday night after Thanksgiving break, on Dec. 1, the Falls Church Elementary Parent-Teacher-Association holds its huge International Night at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (601 S Oak St., Falls Church..Volunteers are needed before and during the event to help make the night a success. To see the complete list of […]

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Longtime F.C. Resident Stephen Venets Dies at Age 66

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Stephen G. Venets, 66, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, November 20, 2017. Stephen leaves behind to cherish his memories his beloved wife Antonia Venets; his adored children Demetrios Venets and Maria Venets Amerine; and a host of family and friends. A visitation for Stephen will be […]

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Marshall Boosters Begin Tree And Holiday Sale

November 23, 2017 5:00 PM0 comments

The George C. Marshall High School boosters will run the annual Christmas Tree Sale from Nov. 25 – Dec. 17. The boosters will sell Christmas trees, wreaths, garland, White House ornaments and Marshall Statesmen Spirit Wear throughout the entirety of the tree sale. All proceeds from the sale will benefit […]

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A Very Victorian Christmas Sets the Table for Saturday

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Re-enactors from the 1860s welcome friends and soldiers for holiday cheer in the midst of Civil War conflict this Saturday, Nov. 25 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Farmhouse (312 Park Ave., Falls Church). Visitors can enjoy period carols, parlor games, light refreshments, and decorations including a […]

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Guest Commentary: Support Justice & School Board’s Sandy Evans

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By George Waters Local citizens are being asked to sign a petition to recall Sandy Evans, a duly elected, hard-working, member of the Fairfax County School Board. Those pushing recall contend that this has nothing to do with the new name, Justice High School, but is all about the process. […]

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Medicare 101 Seminar Slated for Nov. 27

November 22, 2017 7:00 PM0 comments

Free seminar on your key choices in Medicare, and how to save money, offered by Fairfax County’s Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program. Monday, November 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Thomas Jefferson Library (7415 Arlington Blvd. Falls Church).

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Toys for Tots Drop Off at the American Legion

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American Legion Post 130 (400 N Oak St., Falls Church) is requesting unwrapped toys to be dropped for the Toys for Tots program on or before Dec. 10. Items can be delivered between the hours of 3:30 – 9 p.m., any day of the week.

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Reminder: No School Wednesday – Friday

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Falls Church City Public Schools would like to remind students, parents and residents alike that there is no school for the rest of the week, from Nov. 22 – 24 in honor of the Thanksgiving Holiday. This added time is intended to allow students and staff to enjoy the time […]

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Congressional School Provides for Needy Families

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Students and teachers from Congressional School in Falls Church traveled to the Culmore Family Resource Center on Monday to deliver much needed food supplies in time for Thanksgiving. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Congressional School’s Thanksgiving food drive in support of the residents of the Culmore Family Resource […]

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