Wu-Rorrer Wins Presidency Of Tech & Engineering Assoc.

April 27, 2018 1:45 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Public Schools extends its congratulations to Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School’s technology, engineering and robotics teacher Ray Wu-Rorrer for his election as President-Elect of the Virginia Technology and Engineering Education Association. Beginning at the end of July, Wu-Rorrer will add working with the group’s leadership to help […]

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Longfellow Middle Wins 7th Straight Science Olympiad

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Longfellow Middle School captured its seventh consecutive Virginia Science Olympiad Tournament title in Division B.The team has earned the right to represent Virginia at the national tournament at Colorado State University May 18 and 19. Out of 25 events, the Longfellow team placed in the top ten in every event […]

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Gyms & Fitness Centers for Kids in the F.C. Area

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Parents, don’t let your child languish this summer. Turn off the television and computers and get your kids moving. Exercise is linked to better test results, heightened creativity, and easier learning since more blood flows to the brain. Research shows that more active children build self confidence and self esteem, […]

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One More Page Books Celebrates Bookish Holiday

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Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) marks its fourth year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 28, with literary parties around the country. Last year participating bookstores saw an average increase in sales of 200 percent on Independent Bookstore Day, with some stores up as much as 1000 percent over […]

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Lippman’s 76th Birthday A Surprising Success

April 26, 2018 7:00 PM0 comments

A SURPRISE BIRTHDAY PARTY for longtime City resident and former City Council and School Board member Hal Lippman was held last weekend at Anthony’s Restaurant on Saturday and then at Lippman’s home Sunday. Above is the scene from Anthony’s where an overflow crowd packed the premises to see the City […]

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Lady D & Memphis Gold Headline Tinner Hill Show

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Lady D will be performing at the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation’s House Blues Party, featuring guitarist Memphis Gold on Saturday, April 28 from 7 – 11 p.m.. Admission is $25. For information on the location of the performance, contact Tinner Hill at 703-241-4109.

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Special Populations at F.C. City Schools Grow Larger

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The nature and needs of Falls Church students served by Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) have changed dramatically in the past year. Although the division grew by a net six students from last year to this year, during that same time, the number of student identifications for Special Population […]

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F.C. High Enrolls in Safe Food Practices Program

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Schools in the Falls Church High School pyramid have voluntarily enrolled in the Fairfax County Health Department’s new program, Safety Through Actively Managing Practices (STAMP), for food service operations that meet a set of standards developed by the department. STAMP requires that food service operations adopt a proactive approach to […]

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Mason’s Hopkins Wins F.C. Rotary’s Music Contest

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George Mason High School student Blake Hopkins won first place in the Carol Pierstorff Music Competition sponsored by the Rotary Club of Falls Church. The prize money will help with college expenses at Boston Conservatory of Music next year where Hopkins plans to pursue a vocal performance major.

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‘Metamorphoses’ Debuts at Mason Tonight

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THE BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS of production season are finally coming to an end as George Mason High School Theatre students prepare to put on their final performance of the school year, “Metamorphoses.” The play is adapted from the Roman poet Ovid’s observations of the human condition. The play debuts […]

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