Articles by: FCNP.com

Justice High School Has Company

July 11, 2018 8:03 PM0 comments

As the former J.E.B. Stuart high school of greater Falls Church prepares for its new incarnation as Justice High School, similar changes are taking place at three elementary schools in Petersburg, Virginia, officially purging them of their previous Confederate school names. The schools previously named for A.P. Hill, Robert E. […]

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School Ratings Affect Home Prices & Buyer Decisions

July 10, 2018 10:00 AM0 comments

By Adam Rosenfeld Home to some of the top ranked schools in the state, the City of Falls Church and its neighbor Fairfax County are known for their competitive educational opportunities. School ratings, therefore, have a sizeable impact on real estate values and buyer decisions in the area. Parents looking […]

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Crime Report: Assaults at Eden Center, Giant & Kids Throwing Rocks from Pearson Square Roof

July 9, 2018 3:35 PM0 comments

Three people were assaulted while trying to break up a fight at Eden Center in the early morning of July 4, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report released today. In another crime, a 39-year-old McLean woman was arrested for assault at Giant last Wednesday, some kids […]

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Critter Corner Alert: Unaccompanied Stuffed Animal Found

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A STUFFED BEAR was found at George Mason High School after the fireworks display on July 4. It is currently in the possession of the City of Falls Church Police at City Hall. If you have any information on who the owner may be contact the City’s Public Information Office […]

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Founder’s Row Public Hearing Set July 16

July 6, 2018 11:29 AM0 comments

A public hearing as part of the F.C. Planning Commission’s regular meeting on July 16 will mark the next step in Mill Creek’s effort to win approvals allowing the 4.3 acre Founder’s Row project to move ahead, it was announced at the Planners’ meeting Monday. After the Planners vote their […]

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FCPS Plans Changes to Recess Under New Law

July 5, 2018 7:30 PM0 comments

As a result of a new Virginia law that went into effect July 1, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is providing new guidelines for elementary physical education and recess to accommodate at least 30 minutes of recess per day for elementary school students, beginning with the 2018-19 school year. The […]

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F.C. Resident Completes Doctorate Degree

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Falls Church resident Adrienne Danielle Garner Thompson successfully defended her dissertation, on June 7, earning her doctorate degree in higher education from George Mason University in only three years. Dr. Thompson is George Mason University’s first Associate Director for Student Success with University Life.

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F.C. Reds in Midst of Crossover Play

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THE FALLS CHURCH RED all-stars (ages 8-10) finished pool play with a 4-1 record and advanced to compete in crossover play against other local Little League teams last week. (Bottom row, left to right): Ezra Fine, Pierce Caton, Gabriel Donnelly, James Fatzinger, Jack Mossburg, Gordon Teach and Ryan McDonald. (Middle […]

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F.C. Residents Graduate from JMU

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These Falls Church students recently completed either graduate, undergraduate or honors degrees at James Madison University, located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Graduate school graduates: Quinn Marcella Albo, Lauryn Rister Hahne and Lucas Booth Cherry (degrees in Education) and Alexander Lee McMillen (Public Administration). Honors graduates: Hannah Noel Ackleson (Cum Laude; Biology), […]

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Local Café To Host World Cup Watch Party

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The Babylon Futbol Café will be hosting a World Cup watch party fundraiser this Saturday. Interested residents are encouraged to come watch the Russia v. Croatia quarter final game on the big screens. A portion of the proceeds will go to a need-based scholarship fund for Premier AC Girls U13 […]

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