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GOP Surrenders To Trump

May 19, 2016 5:06 PM0 comments

The violent disruption of and threats against the Democratic convention in Las Vegas last weekend raises serious suspicions of outside “agents provocateur” operations by enemies of the Democratic Party. The party and media need to refer to these people as “alleged” Bernie Sanders supporters, and then get to the bottom […]

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9 Muses Staff Puts Finishing Touches on Lit Mag

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The staff of George Mason High School’s literary magazine, 9 Muses, have been putting the finishing touches on on the 2016 version of the magazine recently. The staff culled and edited submissions of poetry, prose, art and music from students throughout the school and now the final mock-up is being prepared […]

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Letters to the Editor: Eliminate Mason Football To Reduce School Budget

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Letters to the Editor: May 19 – 25, 2016   Eliminate Mason Football To Reduce School Budget Editor, In their search for cost savings, the Falls Church School Board should accelerate the demise of football by eliminating it as a school-sanctioned activity. This would result in direct savings of approximately $50,000 per […]

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Guest Commentary: We Can’t Continue to Ignore Concerns About F.C. Schools

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By Erik Pelton Last week, Falls Church City Public Schools held its annual celebration of teacher and staff award winners. David Morales, custodian at Thomas Jefferson Elementary and support staff of the year winner, inspired the audience with his talk of attitude, enthusiasm, and love, imploring us to encourage and […]

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The Lasso in the News-Press: ‘Local Boy Makes Movies’ & Money

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The Falls Church News-Press has partnered with George Mason High School’s award-winning newspaper, The Lasso, to bring its readers some of the top articles appearing in the student-run digital paper. This regular feature will appear monthly in the News-Press during the school year. The Lasso can be found online at […]

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Henderson MS Band Wins Trophies at Busch Gardens

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Eighth grade students in the band and choir at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School recently had a successful trip to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, where they competed in the Music in the Parks festival. The band received a first place trophy with an excellent rating and the choir received a first […]

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Neigh, Neigh! Magical Brooch at Kentucky Derby Designed in F.C.

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The one who won the actual race at the Kentucky Derby last weekend was not the horse who caused the biggest Internet stir.

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READ Program Enters 2nd Year at Henderson MS

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The Reading Enjoyment and Development program, a collaboration with George Mason University, has entered its second year at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and is resulting in progress in reading ability for several Henderson students. Reading specialists in training at George Mason University are tutoring students at Henderson in reading and […]

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A Penny for Your Thoughts: News of Greater Falls Church

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The Metro system is a major asset to the economic success of the National Capital Region, but it needs help, lots of it, now. That was the message of Metro Board Chairman Jack Evans at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) meeting last week. There are only seven major […]

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Mustangs Softball Team Blanks Strasburg Rams on the Road

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by John Rodock – Special to the News-Press Julia Ferris tossed a one-hitter as Antonio Bravo’s Mustangs picked up their second straight district win, 1-0 over Strasburg on Saturday, May 14. After enduring an unprecedented string of rainouts that spanned two weeks. Mason had finally gotten back into action on […]

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