Paul Swanson, an elementary principal in Indiana, has accepted the position as new principal of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. The Thomas Jefferson Selection Committee is hosting a welcome reception for the community on Wednesday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Thomas Jefferson cafeteria. “Mr. Swanson’s strong belief that education […]
The search for George Mason High School’s 15th principal will follow the same, inclusive process that has been utilized...
The Falls Church School System is bidding farewell to 11 long-time employees at the end of this school year. A reception...
Moira Conway Eisele, 77, longtine resident of Falls Church, died Thursday, May 19, of heart failure after a long illness,...
The City of Falls Church’s government, including its City Hall management, the elected City Council and the elected School Board, are in private talks to impose “eminent domain” on the 1.8-acre property at 604 S. Oak Street for purposes of acquiring the land, which is adjacent the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, for educational purposes, the News-Press has learned.Read more ›
After yet another lengthy work session Tuesday night, the Falls Church School Board settled on how it will handle $912,600 it was mandated to cut from its coming fiscal year budget request by the F.C. City Council last month.Read more ›
Captain Gregory Clarke Huffman of the United States Navy, son of Commander Kenneth and Melanie Huffman (U.S. Navy ret.) took command of the aircraft carrier, USS John C. Stennis in February of 2016. Capt. Huffman and his family moved into the City of Falls Church in 1980 where he was […]Read more ›
A dedication stone honoring fallen soldiers sits on the lot of 205 Park Avenue, the site of the old Blue and Gray American Legion Post 225 building, covered in weeds, with an infantry of insects guarding against anyone who comes near. The majority of the writing on a plaque attached […]Read more ›
by Matt Delaney The 16th annual Mr. and Mrs. Mason pageant/competition has come and gone with this year’s winners being an outgoing pair of seniors, Mary Catherine Donovan and Zach Ellis. Mr. and Mrs. Mason contestants are judged in four different categories: a prepared bio followed by the talent portion, […]Read more ›
To say that Kathleen Halayko is giving up her job to lead the 2016 Falls Church Memorial Day Parade would be a stretch, but it’s no coincidence that the two events are happening close to the same time. June 30 will end her reign at Mt. Daniel Elementary School where […]Read more ›