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Mustang Girls Basketball Off to Rough Start with Tuscarora Loss

December 2, 2016 11:30 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team opened their season on the losing end of a 54-38 bout with Tuscarora High School on Nov. 29 out in Leesburg. It was an upsetting outcome for the Mustangs, who returned a bulk of their core from last year’s 2A Regional […]

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F.C. Celebrates Its Veterans, Unveils New Plaques Honoring the Fallen

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Falls Church City residents, public representatives and other community members gathered at the Falls Church Community Center on Friday, Nov. 11 for the City’s annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony. The City revealed two plaques that list the names of Falls Church City residents who died while serving in the wars in […]

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Mason Boys Hoops Squad Opens With Dominant Victory

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by Matt Delaney Tipping off the season on a high note, the George Mason varsity boys basketball team made quick work of Falls Church’s own Trinity School at Meadow View with a 62-27 victory at home. There was a healthy amount of skepticism surrounding this year’s Mustang squad. After last […]

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Brooksfield Academy Creates Aromatherapy Sachets for Vets

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Students from the Montessori school Brooksfield Academy in McLean wanted to share their crop and love of gardening with a group of elderly veterans of the U.S. military in honor of Giving Tuesday, which was held on Tuesday, Nov. 29. In order to do that, students created 70 lavender aromatherapy […]

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George Mason HS Students Compete in ‘Poetry Out Loud’

December 1, 2016 4:28 PM0 comments

The two top students from each grade in the English classes at George Mason High School will competing in a school-wide event in the school’s Poetry Out Loud competition on Friday, Dec. 2 at 1:30 p.m. The winner will go on to represent Mason in the state level competition and, […]

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Mt. Daniel Kindergartners Practice Reading to Themselves

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A GROUP OF kindergarten STUDENTS at Mt. Daniel School practice reading to themselves. They were encouraged to read to others over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Warner Joins Senators Calling for Declassifying Russian Interference Intel

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Virginia’s U.S. Senator Mark Warner joined fellow Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee signing a letter to President Obama today calling for the declassification and release to the public of further information on efforts by the Russians to interfere in the U.S presidential election last month. Warner joined Ron Wyden, […]

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New Tech Shows the Future Of Holiday Home Decoration

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by Matt Delaney Each holiday season brings with it new toys to be had, and for the area’s dedicated bunch of Christmas decorators that means new technologies to outfit their holiday light displays with. But the real question is, are the decorators buying in? Light displays have gone from rudimentary […]

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Apparel, Toy Donation Drives Taking Place at TJ

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The Student Council Association at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School has organized two donation drives, one of which is currently taking place. Through Friday, Dec. 2 the school’s student council is collecting socks and mittens of any size. From Monday, Dec. 5 – Friday, Dec. 9 the student council is collecting […]

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Guest Commentary: Perhaps Christmas Means a Little Bit More

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“It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes, or bags! … then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. “Maybe Christmas… perhaps… means a little bit more.” Each year, during this four-week season of Advent, […]

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