Grace Christian Gala Nets Over $100K in Auction

May 11, 2018 12:15 PM0 comments

On Sunday, April 29 Grace Christian Academy (GCA) hosted its second annual gala, Go All In For Grace, at the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner. The event, which featured a sit-down dinner as well as silent and live auctions, raised nearly $120,000 for the school which provides a superior education […]

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F.C. Schools’ Simons Wins Nurse of the Year Award

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At the Fairfax County Annual Nurse’s Day Luncheon on May 4, the award for Nurse of the Year went to Aimee Simons for her excellence, including all her work with the Falls Church City Public Schools. Jessie Thackrey Preschool director, Rachel Hamberger attended the event and was a part of […]

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‘Charlotte’s Web’ Debuts At Creative Cauldron

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Creative Cauldron (410 S Maple Ave., Falls Church) presents “Charlotte’s Web,” May 24 – June 17. A beguiling, new musical version of E.B. White’s classic story about Wilbur, the little pig who becomes famous with the help of his clever spider friend Charlotte. Performances Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. […]

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New Museum Dedicated to George C. Marshall

May 10, 2018 6:45 PM0 comments

Marshall High School honored the school’s namesake, General George C. Marshall, with a commemoration of the Marshall Museum in honor of his life and legacy. The event included a ribbon cutting, museum tours and keynote speaker, Lieutenant General Gwen Bingham (U.S. Army), the first female Quartermaster General of the United […]

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Escape Room Arlington Opens in June 1

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Richmond based Ravenchase Adventures has announced the opening date of its latest escape room venture: Escape Room Arlington. On Friday, June 1, Escape Room Arlington will become the Arlington area’s first escape room, joining the Richmond and Herndon locations in the Ravenchase family. Doors will open at 11 a.m. at […]

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Mason Boys Lax Celebrates Senior Night

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George Mason High School’s boys lacrosse team celebrated its senior night during its May 3 home game against Woodgrove High School. Despite a hard fight, the Mustangs fell 9-8 in overtime to the visiting Wolverines. Though the near-victory had a silver lining that in three previous years against Woodgrove, Mason […]

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FIRSTfriday Sees Mayor, Featured Artist and Girl Scouts in Attendance

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FIRSTfriday of Falls Church event at Art and Frame of Falls Church with City Mayor David Tarter, City resident and artist Lynn Nguyen by her exhibit entitled Abstract Flow Art and showing throughout the month of May, along with Girl Scout Troop 1109 from St. James Catholic School in attendance […]

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Cappies Rave Over McLean’s ‘9 to 5’ Production

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By Anna Krelovich Bathrobe-clad employees groggily walk onstage to the sound of incessant buzzing, slamming their alarms off and getting ready for work; as they brush their teeth and comb their hair they complain about another dull day, but McLean High School’s production of “9 to 5” is anything but. […]

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 30

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RSVP Northern Virginia, The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and The Fairfax County Park Authority are teaming up to celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30 at the Providence RECenter (7525 Marc Dr., Falls Church). All seniors 55-years-young or greater will enjoy free admission to the park […]

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Jefferson’s Epstein Wins Beginning Teacher Award

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Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) recognized Thomas Jefferson Elementary fourth grade teacher, Larkin Epstein, the recipient of the Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation Beginning Teacher Award. Teachers in their second or third year of teaching are eligible to apply for the award. Applicants reflected on challenges and successes […]

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