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League of Women Voters to Screen Doc. on Mar. 19

February 17, 2017 4:50 PM0 comments

The League of Women Voters of Falls Church will host a screening and panel discussion on the documentary “Pay 2 Play: Democracy’s High Stakes” on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of George Mason High School. The film explores the corrupting influence of money in politics and […]

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T.J. Teachers Bask in Wellness Day

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary teachers had their first Wellness Day on Monday. Teachers were pampered with back massages, hand massages/treatments, yoga and more. (Photo: FCCPS)

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Mary Ellen Henderson Teacher Arrested for Sexual Battery

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A math teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School has been charged with sexual battering two students at the City of Falls Church school.

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M.E. Henderson Students Getting Ready for the Show

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M.E. Henderson students preparing for next week’s opening of Willy Wonka Jr. had their first complete tech rehearsal Monday. More rehearsals will follow before opening night on Thursday, February 23. From left, Gillian Murphy as Wonka, Henry Boland as Charlie, and Josh Reitinger as Grandpa Joe. (Photo: Carol Sly)

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Thackrey Preschool Interest Application Time

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Falls Church City Public Schools are now accepting interest applications for tuition placements at Jessie Thackrey Preschool for the 2017-2018 school year. Tuition for new students in the program will be $7,000 and $6,000 for returning students. Interest applications will be accepted through Tuesday, February 28, and a lottery selection […]

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Guest Commentary: Give Little City’s Trees the Respect They Deserve

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By Karen L. Jones City trees are tough – they withstand a lot of abuse and generously provide residents with beauty and shade. There are countless benefits to an urban forest. According to the EPA, trees can: • increase property values and “curb appeal” • produce oxygen, clean the air […]

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Mason Senior Externships Seek Volunteer Opps

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George Mason High School seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a nine-day externship from Monday, June 5 – Thursday, June 15. The goal is to help graduating seniors experience working in a real-world career, volunteer project or other area of interest. This unique learning opportunity allows seniors to […]

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Mason Swimmers Head to States

February 16, 2017 3:58 PM0 comments

The George Mason High School Swim teams headed to the state meet at the Christiansburg Aquatics Center, outside Blacksburg, on Wednesday. There are eight girls and 11 boys accounting for nine individual entries for the girls and 20 individual entries for the boys, and many relay entries for both teams. […]

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Quinn’s to Host African-American Artists Auction

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Quinn’s Auction Galleries will offer fine art from the inventory and personal collection of Merton D. Simpson (1928-2013) as the highlight of their Feb. 18 African-American Artists Auction. Not only a visionary collector and dealer of African and tribal arts, Simpson was also a prolific and celebrated abstract expressionist, creating […]

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Kaine Holds F.C. Roundtable on Future of Affordable Care Act

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With the future of the Affordable Care Act hanging in the balance, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat from Virginia, held a roundtable discussion at a health center in Falls Church to learn more about how a repeal of the signature healthcare law would affect Virginia’s sizable Latino community.

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