Falls Church Boy Scout Earns All 141 Merit Badges

February 3, 2017 3:41 PM0 comments

Last Sunday, January 29th, Boy Scout Michael William Holland, of Crew 820, Chain Bridge District, National Capital Area Council was honored for earning all 141 Boy Scout Merit Badges. Michael set the goal to earn every single merit badge as a way to focus his mind and efforts while his […]

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STEAM Night at Thomas Jefferson Elementary

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The second annual STEAM night came to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School last night. Most activities were Star Wars themed, including the prizes. (Photo: FCCPS)

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‘47, Inc. Holds February 2017 Social and Planning

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‘47, Inc., the Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce’s young professionals’ organization, has had great success since the group’s launch in November 2015, holding 10 social events at four local businesses and five local restaurants. They’ve also added over 45 group participants to their distribution list, which include Chamber members […]

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VPIS Looks to Fill Open Positions

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This year, the City of Falls Church will be considering and finalizing a number of capital projects and some changes to the City Code. As in years past, the Board of Directors of VPIS plans to be an active contributor to the review and debate about issues important to the […]

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Falls Church Arts Holds Capital Campaign

February 2, 2017 4:52 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Arts hopes to purchase the audiovisual equipment, art lighting, and classroom and studio arts equipment that will complete this vibrant and welcoming arts center for greater Falls Church. As a nonprofit organization, Falls Church Arts, or FCA, relies on the public’s support and generosity to make the […]

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SCA Souper Bowl Soup Drive At F.C.’s TJ Elementary

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The canned soup drive, affectionately known as the Souper Bowl, is run by the Student Council Association at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. It continues all week ahead of this weekend’s Super Bowl. Students may bring in canned or boxed soup and place their donation in the box for the team […]

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M.E. Henderson Student Wins ‘If I Were Mayor’ Contest

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Liv Scappa, a seventh grader at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, won the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest. Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe will present the awards to this year’s eight regional winners at a special ceremony to be held January 25 at the Library of […]

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Launching Jump Rope For Heart with Rallies

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In two assemblies, one for 2nd-3rd graders, a second for 4th-5th graders, representatives from the American Heart Association and Thomas Jefferson Elementary’s PE teachers kicked off the annual heart healthy challenge. The theme of this year’s Jump Rope for Heart event is the Zoo Crew Challenge. During gym periods the […]

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8th Grade Student Wins Grace Christian National Geographic Bee

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Stefan Truong, an 8th grade student at Grace Christian Academy, won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 25, 2017 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 29th annual National […]

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Archeological Talk At James Lee Community Center Feb. 8

January 30, 2017 12:04 PM0 comments

James Lee Community Center is presenting a talk about the most recent discovery of a human relative or hominid species. American University anthropology Ph.D. candidate Becca Peixotto will describe how she spelunked deep inside a cave to help excavate Homo naledi as part of the National Geographic/Wits University Rising Star […]

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