McLean Student Wins VA Journalist of the Year

March 3, 2017 10:14 AM0 comments

Melanie Pincus of McLean High School has been named the Virginia Journalist of the Year by the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (VAJTA). Pincus is in her second year as editor-in-chief of The Highlander newsmagazine. She will compete for the Journalism Education Association’s national award this spring. Winners […]

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Longfellow Science Team Wins Olympiad Tournament

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The Longfellow Middle Science Olympiad team continued its victory streak by winning first place at the Lake Braddock Regional Science Olympiad tournament. This is the third consecutive first place win for the team this season. The 15-member Longfellow teams Deimos and Phobos tied for first place with 58 points each. […]

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FIRSTfriday of Falls Church Returns March 3

March 2, 2017 5:46 PM0 comments

Come to FIRSTfriday of Falls Church and join in on the fun with dining specials and retail discounts. This month’s highlights include art exhibits, musical performances, tastings, and more. Irish Balladeer at Ireland’s Four Provinces and additional live music at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack. FIRSTfriday of Falls Church is […]

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Nominate the 2016 Employee of the Year

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The City of Falls Church Human Resources Division is accepting nominations for the 2016 Employee of the Year award. Those who have received exceptional service from a City employee or know of a City employee who goes above and beyond on a regular basis are encouraged to submit a nomination. […]

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MEH Annual Career Fair Needs Volunteers

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Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School is looking for volunteers to talk about their occupations to middle school students on Friday, April 21 from 7:15 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Interested volunteers, or those who know someone who might be interested, are requested to fill out the registration form and FCCPS volunteer […]

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Mason Scholastic Bowl Places 3rd in State

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The George Mason High School Scholastic Bowl team finished their 25-5 season as one of the top three in Virginia. During the VHSL Tournament at William and Mary on Saturday, Maggie Walker High School took home the crown, Central-Wise High School came in second, and Mason finished third after a […]

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Girl Scout Cookies For Sale

February 28, 2017 2:34 PM0 comments

Girls from Troop 711 sell Girl Scout cookies outside the community center in front of their homemade cookie booth. (Left to right) Ashley Winters, Stella Saberhagen, Katie Trombo, and Marlena Shuman-Julca. (Photo: Melissa Dana)

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AAUW Collecting Book Donations in March

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The Falls Church Area American Association of University Women (AAUW) is collecting books in March at the book collection bin at the Falls Church Community Center. Books are for the annual book sale to be held on April 7 and 8 at the Falls Church Community Center. The book sale […]

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Ruth Diehl, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 95

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Ruth T. Diehl, 95, of Woodbury, MN, formerly of Falls Church, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl. Ruth is survived by her children, Roger (Denise) Diehl and Carolyn (Herb) Winslow; grandchildren, Kimberly Diehl, David Diehl, Katy […]

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J.E.B. Stuart High School Spring Play

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J.E.B. Stuart High School will be putting on the show “Holes” for its spring play. The schedule for the shows: Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31 at 7pm; and Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students and […]

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