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5th Graders Top Fairfax Co. Youth Basketball Tourney

March 16, 2018 2:00 PM0 comments

LAST WEDNESDAY, the Falls Church City Recreation and Parks 5th Grade Select basketball team brought home the championship in the Fairfax County Youth tournament. The roster of the 26-3 squad includes 11 Thomas Jefferson Elementary students. (Back row) Alex Touomou, Mason Duval, Granger Davig, Sawyer Barrett, Jarrett Jardine, John Alverson […]

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Governing Board Election Filing Deadline is Today by 5 p.m.

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Friday, March 16, at 5 p.m. is the filing deadline for the McLean Community Center’s (MCC) 2018 Governing Board elections. Residents of Dranesville Small Tax District 1A who are interested in running for a seat on the board can still enter the race. The Board sets policy and provides general […]

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New Show Opens at Falls Church Arts

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“Passion of Remembrance” Falls Church Arts Show Opens Saturday Twenty-one area artists will be featured at the Falls Church Arts (700 W. Broad St., Falls Church) Gallery’s “Passion of Remembrance” show opening Saturday, March 17. Opening night guests can “meet the artists” from 7:30 – 10 p.m. at the gallery. […]

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Langley School Girls Basketball Wins Conference Championship

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THE LANGLEY SCHOOL girls’ varsity basketball team in McLean capped off a successful season by winning the Capital Athletic Conference tournament championship, defeating Westminster School in the final. Congratualtions to all the players and coaches who helped make it a successful year for the team.

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Mason High’s Trial Team Makes Solid First Impression

March 15, 2018 8:00 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s first-ever Mock Trial team traveled to William and Mary Law School Friday for the Virginia State Mock Trial Tournament. Competing were Junior lawyer James Weichert, freshmen lawyers Katharine Donovan and Sneha Parthasarathy and freshman witnesses Shealyn Gillaspy, Alex Bruce and Maryn Hiscott. The case they had […]

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Former F.C. Resident to Appear on ‘Jeopardy’ Friday Night

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RAHUL GUPTA will appear on Jeopardy to compete for cash during the Friday, March 16 showing at 7:30 p.m. Gupta has been brought up in Falls Church and now works as a data engineer for Capital One in Richmond.

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Mason Robotics Comes Out Strong in Competition

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At Hayfield High School this weekend, the George Mason High School Robotics Team, Vae Victus was awarded the “Innovation in Control” award sponsored by Rockwell Automation. The Chesapeake District Greater DC Event was a chance for the team to show their hard work and advance their alliance to the Semi-final […]

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A Paean to ‘Pi Day 2018’

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A convergence of two or more uniquely poignant, visible events in the same time frame can signal that a transformational alteration of the cosmos has taken place. This happened abundantly on “Pi Day” this year, on March 14, 2018, named “Pi Day” because by being 3-14 on the calendar, it […]

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Langley School Hosts 1st Ever Day of Giving this Saturday

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The Langley School community will come together for its first-ever Day of Giving to pack 75,000 meals for the people of Puerto Rico who were impacted by Hurricane Maria, which has left the island in a state of need since the late summer. In partnership with the Outreach Program, a […]

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Kaine, Benton & Friends Meet in Crystal City

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VIRGINIA U.S. SENATOR Tim Kaine made a special appearance at Freddie’s Beach Bar in Crystal City last week and took a moment to snap a pic with News-Press Editor-in-Chief, Nicholas F. Benton (second from left) as well as Freddie’s owner, Freddie Lutz (left) and fellow Falls Church native Simon Van Steyn […]

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