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  The Congressional Schools of Virginia Graduates Eighth Grade Class The Congressional Schools of Virginia graduated 30 students in its 69th commencement on June 7. Retiring eighth grade teachers Margaret Quadrino and Susan Lautenbacher gave the commencement address and students Rami Bedewi and Maham Sohrab were nominated by their peers […]

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Public Hearing Looks at Special Education Starting Monday, April 28, the Virginia Department of Education will be accepting written public comments regarding proposed revisions concerning the regulations governing Special Education programs for children with disabilities in Virginia. A public hearing will be held locally on Monday, June 2, from 6:30 […]

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Clermont Elementary students (above) are participating in four-week-long book drive for families in need in New Orleans and some in Northern Virginia. Each student has made a goal to donate at least one new or gently used book to the collection. (Photo: Courtesy Paula Treger)

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Fifth and Sixth grade area band students were selected to perform together at Falls Church High School. Poe Middle School student Jim Boryan, grade six, and Beech Tree Elementary student Samie Boryan, grade five, were both chosen to perform at the concert. (Photo: Courtesy Jonathan Boryan)

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Geography bee contestants at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School prepare to take their turn at the microphone. Seventh grade student Phoebe Galt took home the gold, winning the championship and will advance to the state competition. (Photo: Karen Acar)

VIRGINIA GOV. TIM KAINE, speaking at his town meeting at the Luther Jackson Middle School last Saturday, had among the over 200 attendees a delegation from the City of Falls Church in the front row. Left to right in the front row: Mayor Robin Gardner, Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry and City Councilman Dave Snyder. See story, elsewhere this edition. (News-Press photo)
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THE FIRST CLASS OF Falls Church City School System teachers to enter the National Board Certification process were honored at a reception at the Thomas Jefferson Elementary Tuesday. Eight were successful on their first attempt at the rigorous two-year program. Those who entered from the Falls Church system included Bridget […]

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On Thursday, Dec. 6, Hope, Kassandra (14), Matt (9) and Chris David volunteered at Glen Forest Elementary School to help deliver backpacks to all students during Volunteer Fairfax’s “A Celebration of Giving and Sharing.” (Photo: Tonya McCreary)