THE FALLS CHURCH EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S fifth annual gala and silent auction fundraiser held at the Westin Gateway in Arlington last Friday night.
5 Vying for 47th District Seat Debate in Arlington Five Democratic candidates, all seeking public office for the first time, squared off Tuesday in their race to win their party’s nomination on June 9 to fill the 47th State Delegate District seat being vacated by Del. Al Eisenberg.
F.C. Schools’ Zero Drop-Out Rate Highlighted In a major article by Maria Glod and Michael Birnbaum on the front page of the Metro section of yesterday’s Washington Post, the zero drop-out rate in 2008 of the graduating class at the Falls Church City School System’s George Mason High School was […]
Without Boost, Serious Harm is Predicted Virginia’s social safety nets, as well as her arts and education efforts, are looking to President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package signed into law Tuesday to mitigate what will otherwise be disastrous recessionary consequences throughout the Commonwealth.
Nearing “crossover” with uncertainty Each year at roughly the mid-point in the General Assembly session,
$3 Billion in Cuts as ‘Philosophical Divide’ Persists It’s going to be an ugly 45-day legislative session that gets underway in Richmond next week. Decisions on almost $3 billion in state budget cuts, due to the economic downturn, face the same “philosophical divide” between liberals and moderates, on one side, […]
Students from George C. Marshall and Oakton High Schools shook up the Statesmen gym-turned-dance floor last Friday, sweating it out alongside Miss Universe, Dayana Mendoza, and Miss Teen USA, Stevi Perry (left), for Marshall’s Best Buddies program.
Last week, as a guest substitute for Sen. Whipple, I wrote about a very enlightening trip to Taiwan that may very well result in trade opportunities for both Virginia and Taiwan.
Key Questions in Providing Special Needs Editor, As a citizen of Falls Church City since 1995, I feel compelled to respond to the numerous letters specific to special education services.
Letters to the Editor for the Week of September 11 – 17, 2008