Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Now Offered

January 10, 2019 4:45 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Community Services Board, is now offering Youth Mental Health First Aid training to all staff and parents. This program will be facilitated by certified instructors from the Fairfax Community Services Board (CSB). Participants who […]

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F.C. Schools Host STEM Camp at Henderson MS

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Since Falls Church City Public Schools is hosting one of the week’s of the Northern Virginia Community College’s Systemic Summer STEM camps, FCCPS families have a chance to register early for those three sessions. Beginning on Jan. 10, students and/or parents can register at for any of the sessions […]

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Falls Church Student Studies Abroad in New Zealand

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Eleanor Freed, of Falls Church, studied abroad in Auckland, New Zealand, while attending Hobart and William Smith Colleges in the fall semester. Freed is a 2016 graduate of J.E.B Stuart (now Justice) High School. For the second year in a row, the Princeton Review has named Hobart and William Smith […]

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Critter Corner: Butterball

January 7, 2019 2:00 PM0 comments

THE STARBIRD FAMILY adopted their foster cat, Butterball, for Christmas. Butterball helped as his human Grace took down the family’s decorations by stretching out in their midst and looking happy with his new home. According to Grace, he’s a sweetie (reports verify this information).

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Van Steyn’s Announce Upcoming First Child

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FALLS CHURCH NATIVE Simon Van Steyn and his spouse Shelly commandeered the marquee of F.C.’s State Theater last week to let the world know that their first child is expected to arrive in June. No gender reveal, however.

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Bonus Scenes from Watch Night NYE

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A FEW SURPLUS SCENES from the Little City’s Watch Night New Year’s Eve event includes some of the fun had the Falls Church Presbyterian Church. That included a showcase from the Northern Lights Big Band orchestra (top), who played swing music for residents, and puppeteer Sandy Fuelner’s show set at […]

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Mustangs Wrestling Team Places 4th at Holiday Meet

January 4, 2019 3:00 PM0 comments

On the first Saturday of the winter break, and the George Mason High School wrestling team held its annual holiday tournament competing against seven other schools. Mason finished fourth out of eight teams, which was a respectable effort considering six of the Mustang starters were out. Even with their roster […]

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Sun & Moon Taiji One Hosts Free Tai Chi Class

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To kick off the New Year in good health, Sun & Moon Taiji One will host a Tai Chi open house with free trial Tai Chi class on Monday, Jan. 7 from 8 – 9 p.m. The event is open to those who want to experience the wide range of […]

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Falls Church Photography Show Opens Saturday

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Famed artist lectures on landscape photography opening night of the long-anticipated “Exposure” Photography Show at Falls Church Arts gallery (700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church) will spotlight 33 exhibiting photographers on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The show, which runs through Feb.10, features nearly 60 photos from the Washington […]

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Mason Inducts 50-Plus Nat’l Honor Society Members

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The week before Falls Church City Public Schools’ winter break, the George Mason High School National Honor Society Chapter inducted 57 new members. The new members have strong academic records which established eligibility for membership, and are leaders in many student organizations, serving the school and community through their activities. […]

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