Henderson Students Can Now Take Intro to Fashion Course

September 14, 2016 4:39 PM0 comments

Some eighth graders at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School are enrolled in a new Introduction to Fashion Careers course this semester. In the course, students will explore all aspects of the fashion industry including fashion illustration, sewing/construction, merchandising and fashion history and trends. They will create a wearable art project and […]

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FCCPS Enrollment Grows Nearly 6.6% for New School Year

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Enrollment for the 2016-17 in the Falls Church City Public Schools has grown at all schools with a division-wide rate of growth of nearly 6.6 percent on the first day of school, with an additional 167 students from enrolling, according to statistics from the school system. Kindergarten is currently the […]

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Mason Student Parking Deadline is Sept. 19

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George Mason High School students who park in the school’s parking lot must purchase a parking pass. Forms for the parking pass are in the school’s Finance Office and are due with the $250 fee for the parking pass before Monday, Sept. 19. Falls Church City Public Schools said in […]

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F.C. Residents Earn Academic Honors Across the Nation

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Several Falls Church residents recently earned academic honors from colleges, universities and other academic institutions across the nation. Stuart Griswold made the dean’s list at Becker College, where students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average with no grade below a B- and no incomplete or withdrawing/failing grades. […]

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Habitat Restoration of Cherry Hill Park Set for Sept. 24

September 13, 2016 1:37 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Habitat Restoration Team is hosting a habitat restoration event for Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – noon. Habitat restoration includes on-going removal of invasive vegetation and replanting with native species when plants are available. Event organizers suggest […]

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F.C. Site Registering Girls for After School Running Program

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Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia is now registering girls at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School for its curriculum-based after school programs: Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole. By using a curriculum that creatively integrates running with life lessons, Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia aims to support girls […]

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Mason Offers Dual Enrollment Physics Course

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In conjunction with Northern Virginia Community College, George Mason High School is offering a dual enrollment physics course this year. The course has an emphasis on writing, lab work, and rigorous problem solving using advanced math and allows Mason students to earn eight credits of lab science through Northern Virginia Community […]

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George Mason HS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions Slated for Oct. 1

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One team, five athletes and one coach will be honored by the George Mason High School Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies to be held in the Mustang Gym at the Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School at 7130 Leesburg Pike on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 5:30 p.m. The honorees include: […]

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The Arlington Players Gears Up for ‘Man of La Mancha’

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The Arlington Players are preparing to put on its production of “Man of La Mancha,”  which opens on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, located at 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington. Director Clare Shaffer makes her Arlington Players debut with this bold new vision […]

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library Hosts Monthly Book Sale

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Mary Riley Styles Public Library at 120 N. Virginia Avenue is hosting its monthly book sale this weekend, starting on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The library will have used adult and children’s books for sale in the library’s conference room. The book sale will continue […]

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