Falls Church Students Earn Academic Honors

January 20, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

Four Falls Church students made the dean’s list at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2016 semester: Junior Ashley Nino at Elizabethtown College (PA); Jamie Grant at Ohio Wesleyan University; and Alexis Huggins and Abigail Smith at Wheaton College (Ill.).

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Henderson Geography Bee Finalists Compete

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In front of full bleachers in the gym at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School on Tuesday morning, the school’s nine geography bee finalists competed to earn their way into the the state level competition. Henderson’s annual school-wide National Geography Bee contestants are determined by preliminary testing to place into competition […]

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James Madison University Honors Falls Church Natives

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Twenty-seven Falls Church students have been named to the James Madison University dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester: Karna Kristian Kc, Shanon Derzinski, Natalie Farrell, Kira Williams, Kevin Schmidt, Alexander McMillen, Claire Rapuano, Darby Quave, Hannah Ackleson, Mary Magdalene Goldsmith, Jeffrey Antetomaso, Jonah Hicks, Kimberly Bianco, Kelly McNesby, Nadine […]

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F.C.’s Skotte Graduates From Azusa Pacific

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Falls Church resident Kristina Skotte graduated last month from Azusa Pacific University in California. Skotte earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science on Dec. 17.

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Crime Novelist Brings New Book to Arlington

January 19, 2017 11:35 AM0 comments

One of the world’s most prolific crime writers, Ian Rankin comes to the Central Library in Arlington to debut his latest novel, Rather Be the Devil, on Monday Feb. 13 from 7 – 9 p.m. This book marks the 30th anniversary of Rankin’s famous fictional character, John Rebus. Rather Be […]

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F.C.’s Creative Cauldron Hosts Pledge Tonight

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On the eve of the inauguration Creative Cauldron has announced that it will join theaters across the nation to make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, […]

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McLean ‘Arts Night Out’ Benefit Set for Jan. 26

January 13, 2017 3:37 PM0 comments

The New Dominion Women’s Club will be hosting “Arts Night Out” next Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at McLean Project for the Arts. The night will include art, wine, food, a silent auction and a guided art talk from McLean Project for the Arts exhibitions director Nancy […]

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Falls Church Natives Earn Academic Honors

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Four Falls Church students have been named to their schools’ academic honor lists for the fall 2016 semester. Falls Church’s Bethany Beer, a sophomore at Wisconsin Lutheran College, was named to the school’s Dean’s List; F.C.’s Nadine Pembleton made the President’s List at Champlain College in Vermont; and Kathryn Gilto […]

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Candidates Sought for McLean Community Center Board

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The McLean Community Center is seeking candidates to run for seats on its governing board for the 2017–2018 year. The board provides oversight and guidance for the center’s programs and facilities. Five positions are open, three adult seats and two youth seats. Adult board members serve three-year terms and youth […]

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Mosaic’s Angelika to Screen ‘Thank You For Your Service’

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Next Tuesday, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 will host the award-winning documentary film Thank You For Your Service at the Angelika Film Center, located at Mosaic District, 2911 District Ave, Fairfax. The film takes aim at the failed mental health policies within the U.S. military and their tragic consequences. […]

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