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McLean Symphony Hosts Spring Concert on April 2

March 24, 2017 5:43 PM0 comments

The McLean Symphony presents its spring concert, “The Orchestra, the Organ, and Youthful Originals.” The concert will take place at Vienna Presbyterian Church (124 Park St NE, Vienna) on Sunday, April 2, at 7 p.m. This is the fourth concert of the Symphony’s 45th season, “A Sapphire Celebration.” The evening […]

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Cookies for Cops, Courtesy of Daisy Troop 2259

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On Monday, Girl Scout Daisy Troop 2259 delivered over 75 boxes of cookies that were purchased by their sweet-toothed customers at the Falls Church Police Department. Chief Mary Gavin and other officers were the lucky recipients. The Daisies are all in first grade and the Troop selected the police department […]

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Falls Church Feeds the World on April 23

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Christ Crossman United Methodist Church in Falls Church is partnering with Rise Against Hunger next month to assemble more than 30,000 meals to help create a world without hunger. The event will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at Christ Crossman United Methodist Church (384 […]

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McLean School Hosts Writing Symposium

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Jack and Jill of America, Inc.’s Northern Virginia Chapter conducted a Reading and Writing Symposium recently at BASIS Independent McLean in McLean. The symposium was facilitated by an Emmy-award winning journalist, distinguished authors, celebrated teachers and a gifted illustrator, to encourage pre-school through high school students to develop an appreciation […]

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Critter Corner: It’s Monk!

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Monk strikes a pose while basking in the sun in his backyard. This ravishing feline can be found looking fabulous and hanging out on West Cameron Rd. in Falls Church.

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Fun abounds at Hippo Tiger Giraffe Games

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Roughly 1,000 people from the elementary schools filled Mary Ellen Henderson to capacity for the annual Hippo Tiger Giraffe Games last Friday night. The evening included food sales and class basket raffle tickets as well as entertaining games with 50-plus teachers and principals for the TJ Tigers and the MD […]

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Letters to the Editor: SunCell Technology Is For the Gullible

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Letters to the Editor: XXXXXXXXX   SunCell Technology Is For the Gullible Editor, Mr. Whipple’s column on the progress of the SunCell was primarily interesting for its gullibility. For as long as Randall Mills has been working on this project, quantum physicists around the world have been patiently explaining why […]

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FCPS Students Earn 29 Medals in Scholatic Awards

March 23, 2017 4:30 PM0 comments

Fairfax County Public School students earned 29 national medals in visual arts in the 2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program. Top winners included: • Angela He of Oakton High School, Gold Medal and Best in Grade Award for her video game submission; • Skylar Franzelas of Annandale High School, […]

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Mason Debaters Place 1st at Metro Finals

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Four members of the Debate Team participated in the Public Forum Metrofinals last weekend in Leesburg. Mithi Penaranda and Bella Hubble placed first in Junior Varsity out of a field of 43 teams. They were the only JV team to go undefeated in six rounds of debate. They won the […]

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Summer Day Camp Registration Open

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The Falls Church City Public School summer day camp registration opened March 1 and is filling up fast. Camp begins Monday, June 26 and ends August 25. Interested families may register just for the weeks that they need. Weekly fees include morning and afternoon snack, a field trip, a swim […]

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