Over 10 Mustangs Named Commended National Merit Scholars

October 6, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This year’s group of George Mason’s National Merit Scholarship letter of commendation award recipients is large. They are Valentina Anfinogenova, Rachel Baek, Jimmy Ferguson, Hannah Hiscott, Lucy Hoak, Aki Maher, Brooke Meinhart, Annie Parnell, Jack Rasmussen, Daniel Reinfurt, Alec Reusch, Adam Riyad, Joseph Snitzer and Lindsey Stegenga. For more information, visit nationalmerit.org.

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Falls Church School Bus Stop Arm Cameras Return

October 5, 2016 4:16 PM0 comments

The Virginia General Assembly updated a Virginia statute making it legal to mail a summons to the owner of a car photographed passing a stopped school bus. As a result, the program will resume on Monday, Oct. 31, according to Falls Church City Public Schools director of communications John Brett. […]

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Mustangs Volunteer at Climate Leadership Summit

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Students at George Mason High School served as scribes at the 2016 Annual Climate Change Leadership Summit at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The event organizers brought together over 250 CEO-level organizational and thought leaders from the business, health, faith, higher education, […]

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Crime Experts Visit Mason Forensic Chemistry Students

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Last month, students in the forensic chemistry class at George Mason High School were visited by two experts on how science is applied to the law. Professor Jennifer Givens from the Virginia Innocence Project spoke with students about the reliability of eyewitnesses, the challenge of obtaining DNA evidence and the […]

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GMHS Grad Brings Nourish International Chapter to New School

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George Mason High School alumna Haley Zullo recently started a chapter of Nourish International, a student movement that partners with communities to make a lasting impact on extreme poverty, at Washington College. Zullo transferred to the Chestertown, Md. college from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she was an active member of […]

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The Vienna-Falls Chorus Presents ‘Musical Memoirs’

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The Vienna-Falls Chorus of Sweet Adelines is presenting its newest performance “Musical Memoirs” on Saturday, Oct. 8 with two shows at Northern Virginia Community College’s Ernst Community Cultural Center, located at 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. The concert is going to feature the 2016 Queens of Harmony, Speed Of Sound […]

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F.C. Library’s Food for Fines Program Starts on Oct. 22

October 4, 2016 3:00 PM0 comments

The Mary Riley Styles Public Library will hold its annual Food for Fines program from Saturday, Oct. 22 – Sunday, Oct. 30. This initiative provides patrons the opportunity to help those in need by donating non-perishable groceries as payment for fines on overdue items. Food for Fines operates as a one-for-one […]

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Local Korean Organization Registers Voters on Oct. 2

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Ahead of the November General Election, the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium registered Korean American voters, shared information on state ballot measures and collected signatures for the “Family is More than DNA” postcard campaign at Open Door Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Oct. 2. The organization has been registering voters at Korean […]

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The Kensington Hosts Networking Breakfast on Oct. 13

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The Kensington Assisted Living Community is hosting a Networking Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7 – 9 a.m. The event will be held at The Kensington Falls Church Information Center at 1212 W. Broad Street. There will be plenty of free parking at the event. The event organizers ask […]

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Providence Players of Fairfax Hold Auditions for New Production

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The Providence Players of Fairfax recently announced that its holding open auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson in mid-October. The audition dates are Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9:30 a.m. […]

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