Longfellow Middle School Wins Science Olympiad Tournament

April 6, 2017 3:21 PM0 comments

Longfellow Middle School won first place at the Virginia State Science Olympiad tournament on March 25 at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. They achieved an amazing 51 point victory over the second place middle school team. They will now go on to represent Virginia at the National Science Olympiad tournament […]

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Fairfax Schools Receives Grant for Math Instruction

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Fairfax County Public Schools is one of nine school divisions to benefit from a grant from the Virginia Department of Education to support mathematics instruction. The grant covers the third year of programs that were established in 2015 to increase content knowledge and enhance the classroom skills of math and […]

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TJ Students Crush National Vocab Competition

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Two teams representing Thomas Jefferson Elementary School achieved Highest Honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge — a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. The third grade team scored 174 points out of a possible 200 in the second of three meets this year, placing sixth in the nation. […]

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Missing Elderly Man Found; Returned Home

April 5, 2017 1:07 PM0 comments

UPDATE: The missing endangered 81-year-old man was located in Fairfax City around 8 p.m. tonight (April 5). He was in good health and has been reunited with family at home. Fairfax County Police are searching for an elderly McLean man who was reported missing last night, police said Wednesday. James […]

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Takes the Stage

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Three of the mechanicals in a scene from McLean Community Players’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream: (L-R) Francis Flute as Thisbe (David Adler), Tom Snout as Wall (Michael Gerwin), and Nick Bottom as Pyramus (Tom Flatt). (Photo: Irish Eyes Photography by Toby)

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Free Art Shows and Talks in Arlington

April 4, 2017 12:15 PM0 comments

During April, Gallery Underground in Arlington features the fascinating art of Laura Clerici in “Divine Light,” a solo show of devotional icons. Laura employs the Orthodox tradition of “writing” an icon with gold leaf gilding and tempera paints handmade with egg yolk, wine and dry pigments such as cinnabar, indigo […]

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F.C. Hosts Bluegrass Country Benefit Concert

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Support Bluegrass Country Radio while enjoying top-notch live bluegrass. The Special Bluegrass Country benefit concert will take place on April 23 at 3 p.m. at the Falls Church Episcopal (115 E Fairfax St, Falls Church). Artists to be featured include Tim O’Brien, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Danny Paisley and the […]

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Falls Church Honors Crossing Guard’s 50 Years of Service

April 3, 2017 4:14 PM0 comments

For the past 50 years, commuters have passed through Falls Church and for the past 50 years, Janet Haines made sure each one of them came to a halt at the intersection of Broad and Spring Streets in the Little City.

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Used Book Sale at F.C. Community Center

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The Falls Church Area American Association of University Women is sponsoring a used book sale at the Falls Church Community Center (223 Little Falls Street, Falls Church) on Friday, April 7 (9 a.m. – 9 p.m.) and Saturday, April 8 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) There will be more than […]

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F.C. Resident Tapped to Lead National Drug Control Policy

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The Trump administration last Tuesday designated longtime Falls Church resident Richard Baum to serve as Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed by the Senate. Acting Director Baum has served in a variety roles at the Office of National Drug Control Policy […]

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