National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

September 22, 2017 11:50 AM0 comments

Two hundred twenty-three Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from 17 high schools have been named semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. All semifinalists are eligible to compete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarship awards worth $32 million, to be awarded in spring 2018. FCPS 2018 National Merit semifinalists […]

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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Celebrates Another Successful Year

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Keeping a steady hand is this face-painting artist as she carefully outlines a Batman design on an attendee’s face at the 10th annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival at Eden Center in Falls Church. The festival uses its yearly celebration to highlight the depth of Vietnamese culture in the area while also […]

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Student Photographers Take Flight at Joint Base Andrews

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Aspiring photographers from the local non-profit organization, images for Good, attended the Joint Base Andrews Air Show last Friday. Thanks to a few handy connections, the students from schools all over the Northern Virginia area got to walk on the airstrip and meet the US Air Force’s Thunderbird pilots.

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Book Drive Opening Up at Community Center

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If you’re looking for a new home for your gently used books, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is starting to collect books for their spring book sale. Interested donors can drop their books in the book collection bin at the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls St., […]

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Teddy Bear 5K & 1K to Take Place Sept. 24

September 21, 2017 7:05 PM0 comments

Registration is still open for runners and walkers of all ages who can count on receiving a teddy bear when they cross the finish line for the 5th Annual Teddy Bear 5K & 1K Walk/Run on Sunday, September 24. Times for the annual race that benefits Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center […]

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McLean HS Newsmagazine Receives Nat’l Recognition

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McLean High School’s The Highlander newsmagazine is one of 49 high school news publications nationwide – and the only one in Virginia – to be named a Pacemaker finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). McLean High teacher Lindsay Benedict serves as advisor to The Highlander. Editors are Bryan […]

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