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School News & Notes

McLean Highlander Dances at White House ReceptionMcLean High School freshman Erin Howard was honored to perform for President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Prime Minister of Ireland Brian Cowen at a White House reception held this St. Patrick’s Day.

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F.C.’s Relay for Life a Success

ALMOST $82,000 WAS RAISED in the fight for a cure for cancer in Falls Church last Saturday night, as over 400 participants showed up for a local, all-night Relay for Life event at George Mason High School. The event was launched with a moving ceremony at 6 p.m. and participants, […]

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Nora’s Garden Comes to Life

On the heels of celebration, just following her 16th birthday on August 11, 2003, Gwynora “Nora” Hemphill was diagnosed with liver cancer. Despite her trials with chemotherapy, multiple surgeries and the weight and hair loss that came with the cancer treatments, Hemphill, a student at George Mason High School at […]