Sworn in at last week’s Falls Church City Council meetings to their new volunteer assignments were Lynn Sharon Rothman and Paul Baldino.
Falls Church City residents got a behind-the-scenes look at last weekend’s Property Yard Open House. City staff demonstrated the use of heavy equipment, the making of water connections, and even let kids get their photo taken on the heavy-duty equipment.
The McLean High School Highlander cheerleading squads will hold cheer clinics on Tuesday, Sept. 28 and Wednesday, Sept. 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the cheer/dance room at the school. Participants will learn the cheers, chants, and dances that the high school cheerleaders do.
Controlling transnational drug trafficking will be the focus of debate at the 7th Annual My First Model United Nations Training Conference on Saturday, Oct. 2 at George C. Marshall High School.
Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (7130 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church) will hold its Back-to-School Night Thursday, Sept. 23.
The Falls Church City Public Schools’ partnership with Giant’s A+ School Rewards Program reopens Oct. 8, school officials reported Tuesday morning.
The programmers from George Mason High School FIRST Robotics Team 1418, Vae Victus, accepted a challenge from a FIRST Robotics Team 342, The Burning Magnetos, to design a computer game for elementary students using an OLPC Laptop and won the competition with their game, Math Surge.
This praying mantis is making a fine outdoor pet for John Lee of Falls Church. He discovered the interesting insect one day out on the balcony.
Jill Amos Gibbons, a resident of Falls Church, won second place in the Hand Quilted Bed Size-Pieced category in the Quilt Expo quilt contest for her quilt titled “Starburst.”
On Thursday, Sept. 30 from 5 – 8 p.m., Silver Diner (1801 Fletcher St., McLean) will donate 20 percent of all customers’ dinner bills to McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) to support MPAartfest.