Another Year, Another Festive News-Press Holiday Party

December 21, 2018 1:00 PM0 comments

You can’t go wrong dropping in to the News-Press’ annual holiday shindig. Friends, musicians and even some friendly neighborhood politicians gathered around the Anthony’s Pizza last Thursday evening.

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Henderson Theatre Students Get New Gear from Grant

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School Theatre 7 students are using the brand new equipment from a Falls Church Education Foundation grant for their work on the silent film project. The new equipment will also be used by Theatre 6 students when they film a public service announcement about why the […]

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Fairfax Co. Teachers Earn, Renew Certification

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Seven professional educators from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) have earned certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Each educator earned the profession’s highest achievement through a rigorous, performance-based, peer-review process, demonstrating their impact on student learning and achievement. The new FCPS National Board Certified teachers from […]

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Creative Cauldron’s Directors Meet at Italian Cafe

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AT THE ANNUAL meeting of the board of directors of the Falls Church non-profit theater group, Creative Cauldron, held at the Italian Cafe Monday night, (left to right) Margie Jervis, resident scenic and costume designer is speaking, with the group’s founder and CEO Laura Hull, Denise and Ralph Perrino looking […]

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Dulin Participates in Run to End HIV

December 20, 2018 7:30 PM0 comments

PASTOR DAVE KIRKLAND (right) and Director of Music Ministries, Ben Bugaile of Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church, ran in the Whitman-Walker Run to End HIV on Saturday, Dec.2 in Washington, DC. They raised over $7,000.

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Suggested Ways to Donate to F.C. Education Foundation

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There are multiple ways for interested residents to contribute to Falls Church Education Foundation (FCEF) before the end of the year. All will have a significant local impact. • Donations for the FCEF Family Assistance Fund will help with the $15,000 goal. The donations to FCEF, for the FAF, support […]

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Critter Corner: Eric & Sookie

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BROTHER & SISTER, Eric (left) & Sookie Watkins posing with their most innocent looks so that Santa will bring them toys.

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Henderson Students Hit the Stage for Winter Concerts

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A DOUBLE DOSE OF HOLIDAY CHEER from Mary Ellen Henderson’s musical performers. On Dec. 12, Henderson’s seventh and eighth grade bands (left) performed their holiday tunes while on Dec. 11 MEANWHILE, Henderson’s chorus students belted out all the hits in the cafetorium.

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J.E.B. (Justice) Grad Earns Rookie of the Week Honors

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Following her first collegiate victory in only her second career meet, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) student-athlete Maya Verma of Falls Church, a J.E.B. (Justice) High School graduate, has been selected as the Liberty League Women’s Track & Field Rookie of the Week, the conference has announced. In the multi-divisional Utica […]

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FIRSTfriday Features Photographer Lewis Francis

December 19, 2018 1:00 PM0 comments

A FIRSTFRIDAY showing at Art and Frame Falls Church from Dec. 7 spotlights artist and photographer Lewis Francis (Photo: Courtesy Shaun Van Steyn)

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