Longfellow Model UN Wins Best Middle School Award

January 27, 2017 8:07 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s Longfellow Middle School Model United Nations club earned the Best Middle School award at a regional conference hosted by Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge. The 55 Longfellow delegates were challenged by issues such as preventing child marriage and human trafficking in the UNICEF committee, combating oceanic pollution in […]

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TJ Elementary Donates For GIVE Day

January 26, 2017 3:05 PM0 comments

The gym and cafeteria at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School were bustling with activity last Friday morning as the GIVE Day events filled both spaces. Students and their parents were on hand to volunteer for the effort, Get Involved, Value Everyone Day. The donated food was bagged into weekend 1,225 Power […]

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Mason-MEH Chess Tourney Crowns Victors

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Last Thursday marked the conclusion of the first Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School – George Mason High School chess tournament. Monarchies clashed, sacrifices were made and kings fell in this month long series of games between middle and high school students. With over 16 competitors, it was Mason senior Aaron […]

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Homeless, Louisiana Flood Recovery Benefit Tonight

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Tonight, Thursday, Jan. 26, City of Falls Church real estate agent Tori McKinney is hosting a Mardis Gras-themed fundraiser at Clare & Don’s Beach Shack to benefit the Louisiana flood recovery and the homeless. The event will feature live music from John “Papa” Gros Band along with members from The […]

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Mason Wins Scholastic Bowl Conference Tournament

January 25, 2017 10:04 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s Scholastic Bowl team won the Conference 35 Tournament last Thursday at Strasburg. The team beat Central 330-95, getting off to a great start in the first round of the double-elimination tournament. The team then took down Clarke County, who had given them their only regular season […]

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Pizzeria Orso Donates To ‘Student of the Year’ Campaign

January 24, 2017 3:30 PM0 comments

Bishop O’Connell’s Caroline Sullivan (left) poses with Pizzeria Orso manager Eric Alonso and J.E.B. Stuart High School’s Lily Beres after a fundraiser last Thursday. Orso donated 15 percent of the day’s sales to Sullivan’s Student of the Year campaign raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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F.C.’s Davis Appearing on ‘Shark Tank’ Friday

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City of Falls Church resident and 2008 George Mason High School graduate Peter Davis will present his startup on the TV show “Shark Tank” this Friday. Davis, along with a friend from college, Jon Staff, have created Getaway, a company that builds “tiny houses” and then places them on rural land […]

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MEH 6th Grader Hosts ‘Day of Service’ Last Friday

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School sixth grader Helen Jordan and her mother hosted a “day of service” last Friday, Jan.20 at their home. An estimated 40-50 City of Falls Church participated in the day by making hundreds of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and “blessing bags” for residents of a […]

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Falls Church native to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

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Falls Church’s Derek Anderson will appear and compete on an episode of “Jeopardy!” next Tuesday, Jan. 24. Anderson, an attorney, can be seen on the 33rd season of the show on WJLA channel 7 at 7:30 p.m. (Courtesy Photo)

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Last Chance to Catch Ringling Bros. Circus

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out Of This World features an immersive circus experience that takes families to space to witness incredible acrobatic performances on different planets. Ringling Bros. invites families to experience The Greatest Show On Earth one last time to see the most extraordinary performers and […]

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