MaryEllen Davis Wins Horsemanship Competition

March 28, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

MaryEllen Davis, a Falls Church resident and 2014 graduate of George Mason High School, won the Intermediate Horsemanship Class at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Semi Finals on Saturday, March 19 in Galva, Ill. Davis, who is a member of the Slippery Rock University Western Equestrian Team, will move on to compete […]

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Mason Students Compete in Forensics League Junior Varsity Public Forum

March 23, 2016 12:45 PM0 comments

BELLA HUBBLE (left) and Katie Smith (right) competed in the Washington Arlington Catholic Forensics League Junior Varsity Public Forum MetroFinals on Monday, March 14 and came in third place. Katie was also awarded the Eleanor Wright Award, given to students who compete in every Washington Arlington Catholic Forensics League tournament […]

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Henderson Students Perform at the Verizon Center

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HENDERSON’S COMBINED CONCERT AND WOMEN’S CHOIRS, directed by Lauren Carpel, performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the Washington Wizards basketball game against the Detroit Pistons at the Verizon Center on Monday, March 14.

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Homestretch Wins United Way Community Impact Grant

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AT THE FAIRFAX COUNTY GOVERNMENT BUILDING, (l to r) Timothy Johnson, Vice President, Community Impact, United Way of the National Capital Area, Kelly V. Brinkley, Chief Operating Officer, United Way of the National Capital Area; Christopher Fay, Executive Director, Homestretch; and Dana Lewis, United Way of the National Capital Area […]

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Levine Music Celebrates 40 at The Falls Church Episcopal

March 22, 2016 3:47 PM0 comments

LEVINE MUSIC CELEBRATED ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY on Saturday, March 19 with a concert at The Falls Church Episcopal. Violinist Fedor Ouspensky, cellist Igor Zubkovsky and pianist Anna Ouspenskaya were the featured players at the concert, in which piano trios composed by legendary composers when they were age 40 were presented.

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McLean HS Junior Wins National Computing Award

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Vanessa Barlow, a junior at McLean High School, recently received the 2016 National NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. The award, sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology recognizes young high school women for their computing-related achievements, proven leadership ability, academic performance and interests as part of an […]

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J.E.B. Stuart Students Advance in SkillsUSA Competition

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17 Education for Employment students at J.E.B. Stuart High School recently earned 25 Awards (22 Gold and three Silver) at the SkillsUSA District V Leadership & Skills Competitions held at the Edison High School Academy in Alexandria. Students from Alexandria City, Arlington County and Fairfax County Public Schools competed in over […]

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F.C. Resident Khanmalek Yazdi Studies in United Kingdom

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Falls Church resident Tara Khanmalek Yazdi is studying abroad during the 2015-16 winter semester through the Bates College Junior Year Abroad program. Khanmalek Yazdi, a 2013 graduate of the Field School in Washington, D.C., is studying in the United Kingdom. She is majoring in rhetoric and mathematics at Bates. About 60 percent of […]

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Falls Church Arts Hosts Farewell Soiree for Babington

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Falls Church Arts is hosting a Farewell Soiree for local artist Isabelle Babington, who is moving to France after serving Falls Church Arts for several years, on Saturday, March 26 from 7 – 10 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church at 410 S. Maple Street. On Sunday, March 20 art patrons, […]

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Whole Foods Vienna Hosts Benefit for Shepherd’s Center

March 21, 2016 4:50 PM0 comments

The Whole Foods grocery store in Vienna is hosting a benefit for two nonprofits in the area, Shepherd’s Center of Oakton/Vienna and Community for Helping Others, on Wednesday March 30. The local grocer will donate 5 percent of its net proceeds from the entire day to Shepherd’s Center of Oakton/Vienna […]

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