Neighborhood Tree Planting Scheduled for Nov. 19

November 14, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

The Village Preservation and Improvement Society is hosting a street tree planting event on Saturday, Nov. 19 on Spring Street in Falls Church starting at 8:30 a.m. Event organizers and participants will meet at 200 N. Spring Street for a tree planting demonstration to begin the event. Event organizers said […]

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Women of Temple Rodef Shalom Host Election Lecture

November 11, 2016 5:42 PM0 comments

The Women of Temple Rodef Shalom are hosting wrap-up event for the 2016 Presidential Election featuring a lecture and lox. The temple will have Beth Reinhard, a political reporter for the Wall Street Journal who has spent months traveling with both presidential campaigns, for a lecture. She will share her […]

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F.C. Education Foundation Hosts Pie Sale

November 10, 2016 3:45 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Education Foundation is hosting a holiday pie sale to benefit the “No Holidays for Hunger” fund that helps provide meals to local families in need. The pies are from Mom’s Apple Pie Company and ordering is open through Thursday, Nov. 11. Those who order pies can plan […]

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Henderson Service Learning Students Visit Jessie Thackrey

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Students from the Service Learning Program at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School visited Jessie Thackrey Preschool last week and shared time with the preschoolers outside looking at leaves. Among the activities they did with the preschoolers were observing them as they practiced their cutting skills by snipping leaves. Barbra Saaty, […]

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Mason Student, Teacher Interviewed on WAMU 88.5

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George Mason High School senior Ian Leach and Mason science teacher Jamie Lahy were interviewed by Kojo Nnamdi for his show on WAMU 88.5 on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The student-teacher duo spoke about hydroponic lettuce and aquaponics on the show. The hydroponic lettuce and aquaponics projects at Mason are part […]

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George Mason HS Students Raise $ for Local Food Pantry

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The Student Council Association at George Mason High School raised over $2,100 for Arlington Food Assistance Food Center at it Halloween Hootenanny on Friday, Oct. 28 at Mason’s cafe and auxiliary gym. The event featured a haunted house, carnival games, food, prizes and an iPad raffle. According to the Falls […]

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Falls Church Students Buchholz, Brown Win Art Contest

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The Falls Church Elementary Parent Teacher Association annual directory art contest announced its two winners. Catherine Buchholz, a third grade student at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, and Elsa Brown, a kindergartner at Mount Daniel School, are the winners. Buchholz’ and Brown’s artwork was chosen from over fifty entries. For winning […]

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Nguyen, Minson Join F.C. Schools Adminstration

November 9, 2016 4:11 PM0 comments

The Falls Church School Board approved the appointment of one long time employee, Dang Nguyen, and one new employee, Patricia Minson, to the school division’s administration team on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Nguyen, the current Falls Church City Public Schools network engineer and a 16-year veteran of the division’s information technology […]

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F.C. Kindergartners Get ‘Early Voting’ Lesson

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Kindergartners at Mount Daniel School recently received a timely civics lesson when learned about the U.S. Election in ways they can relate to. They had their photos taken and placed on mock voter identification cards. Then they went through the process of waiting to cast their votes in a voting […]

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Official FCCPS Enrollment Numbers Show 5.9% Jump

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The official student enrollment numbers for the 2016-2017 Falls Church City Public School system show a 5.9 percent jump in enrollment, according to the school system’s Morning Announcements email. There are 2,685 students in the system this year, which 151 more students than were enrolled in the City’s five schools […]

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