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With Confederate name stripped, classes start at renamed school in Fairfax County  The Washington Post

A mascot was chosen, and new signs were printed. The gym floor logo, marquees and placards were stripped or replaced in recent months. *Fresh* band and ...

Power outage strikes 4 Fairfax County schools for several hours  WJLA

Four schools in Fairfax County were without power for hours Thursday morning, after the school system had opened on a two-hour delay due to frigid weather ...

Man exposes himself near Falls Church High School  WHAG -

Detectives in Fairfax County are asking for help to locate the driver of a small black vehicle of a man who allegedly exposed himself toward two teenage girls.

Police searching for man accused of exposure to teen girls near Falls Church high school  WJLA

Fairfax County police are searching and looking to identify a man who two teen girls said exposed himself and made lewd gestures to them near a Falls Church ...

Sixth Suspect Arrested in MS-13 Killing of Falls Church Teen  NBC4 Washington

Maryland authorities say a sixth suspect has been charged in the gang-related killing of a 16-year-old boy from Falls Church, Virginia. The body of Jacson ...

Letters to the Editor: Asking F.C. High to Change Its Name is Repulsive  Falls Church News Press

Letters to Editor: February 14 – 20, 2019. Asking F.C. High to Change Its Name is Repulsive. Editor,. I wish to disagree with the recent Letter to Editor requesting ...

Letters to the Editor: City Asks Park Visitors to Refrain from Smoking  Falls Church News Press

Letters to the Editor: February 7 – 13, 2019. City Asks Park Visitors to Refrain from Smoking. Editor,. According to the CDC, there is no risk-free level of ...

With Confederate name stripped, classes start at renamed Virginia high school  Staunton News Leader

A mascot was chosen and a new signs were printed. The gym floor logo, marquees and placards were stripped or replaced in recent months. *Fresh* band and ...

Sandy Evans announces retirement from school board one day before petition filed to remove her

Sandra “Sandy” Evans, the Fairfax County School Board's Mason District representative, will not seek re-election next year.

Fake gun in Snapchat video triggers real concerns at Fairfax County high school  WJLA

On Tuesday, a disturbing Snapchat video circulated among the student body at George C. Marshall High School. In the video, an unidentified student is holding ...

Falls Church running back Dekwandre Marshall rushes for 2000 yards this season  WJLA

Soft spoken off the field, but Falls Church running back Dekwandre Marshall is making noise on it. "I felt like my vision got better and my speed increased too," ...

Police: 5 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Virginia Teen's Murder  NBC4 Washington

Police have arrested and charged four men and a teenager in the gruesome murder of a 16-year-old boy from Fairfax County, Virginia. The five suspects are part ...

Hearing set for name change debate regarding Arlington's Washington-Lee High School  WJLA

A fight that has been going on since the deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville will head to court. A hearing will be held Wednesday morning where ...

Fairfax Co. school board votes on new name for JEB Stuart High  WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board voted Thursday what to rename a Falls Church high school named after a Confederate officer.

Photos: Falls Church High School News, Events

Falls Church, VA - Events include a rendition of "Shrek" and a visit to Shenandoah University.

Cappies Review: Into The Woods At Falls Church High School

Cappies Review: 'Into The Woods' At Falls Church - Falls Church, VA - A student review of the recent "Into the Woods" performed at Falls Church High School.

With Confederate name stripped, classes start at renamed Northern Virginia high school  Roanoke Times

A mascot was chosen and new signs were printed. The gym floor logo, marquees and placards were stripped or replaced in recent months. *Fresh* band and ...

Winter Weather Advisory Friday for Light Snow  NBC4 Washington

Break out your heaviest winter coat: The DC area awoke Thursday to single-digit temperatures with frigid wind chills in the negatives, and dangerously cold ...

PHOTOS: Students boogie at a special prom | Photo Galleries  Inside NoVA

About 350 Fairfax County Public Schools students with special needs from 19 schools are partaking of the high-school ritual this spring at a pair of “Day Proms” ...

Rushmark Makes Unsolicited Bid to Redevelop UVa/VT Grad Center Site  Falls Church News Press

CONCEPT RENDERINGS of the West Falls Church Economic Development Project by Rushmark (top) and EYA submitted along with their proposals to the City ...

George Mason Falls in U.S. News Top High School Rankings

Falls Church High School Top in Virginia - Falls Church, VA - The exclusion of International Baccalaureate in U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools ...

In a suburban classroom, learning to parent the sons she left behind  Washington Post

Elam Reyna sat through her first parenting class, filled with worry. The housekeeper from Guatemala was adjusting to being a day-to-day mother, nearly 13 ...

University Women Open For Book Sale Donations  Falls Church News Press

Any residents looking for a new home for their gently used books are encouraged to donate them toward the American Association of University Women's ...

Falls Church High School to Host 11th Annual Jaguar 5K

Falls Church, VA - On Saturday, April 30, Falls Church High School will host the eleventh running of the annual Jaguar 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run.

Falls Church High Senior Signs National Letter of Intent

Falls Church, VA - Varsity football player Anthony Crutchfield of Falls Church High School will play for Concord University.

Oakton Women's Club funds breakfast cart at Luther Jackson Middle  Inside NoVA

Working on the theory that students learn better when their stomachs are not empty and growling, the Oakton Women's Club this year has sponsored an “Energy ...

More Fairfax County students than ever are semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships  Fort Hunt Herald

By Fort Hunt Herald. Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has reported that 254 of its students from 19 high schools have been named semifinalists eligible to ...

Fairfax County students prepare for automotive careers  WJLA

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (ABC7) — The automotive shop at Falls Church High School is open. "We just pulled a motor out of a Chevy Suburban so that was a ...

Police: Person shot in Falls Church, suspect fled on foot  WJLA

Police in Fairfax County are at the scene of a shooting in Falls Church.The shooting happened in the 7500 block of Marc Drive at around 8 p.m., police say.

Falls Church High School Wrestling Coach Named Coach of the Year

Dustin Payne, now in his fourth year as head coach of the Jaguars Wrestling program, was just named Conference 13 Coach of the Year. Coach Payne took ...

Loud outbursts mark JEB Stuart High School name change meeting  WTOP

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Strong opposition and steadfast support ran throughout a Tuesday night meeting on whether Falls Church's J.E.B. Stuart High School ...

Falls Church High Schools New Principal Leads A Small School with a Big Heart

Falls Church, VA - New Falls Church High School principal seeks to continue a tradition of collaboration, encourages critical thinking.

Photos: Last Days Of School Year For Fairfax County Students

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA—Like Alice Cooper famously sang, "School's out for summer." The last day of school for Fairfax County Public Schools was Friday, June ...

Cappies Review: JEB Stuart High Schools Guys and Dolls

Falls Church, VA - Review written by Jasmine Pierce of Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School​​

School system's appeals process leaves some minorities out  WTOP

Fairfax County's system exacerbates a problem plaguing gifted-and-talented programs across the nation: Black and Hispanic students almost never file the ...

Jaguar Wrestlers Make History In Regionals

Falls Church, VA - The Jaguars are sending 14 wrestlers to regionals as they qualified in every single weight class.

UPDATE: Teacher Charged with Sexual Battery of 2 Students in Falls Church: Police

UPDATE: Teacher Charged with Sexual Battery of... - Falls Church, VA - A teacher at a local middle school was charged with sexual battery of two students: Here ...

Swim and Dive Team Sends a Large Group From Falls Church High

Falls Church, VA - All five captains made it to states this year.

Dec. 28 prep boys basketball roundup: John Paul the Great hands Osbourn first loss of the season  Inside NoVA

JOHN PAUL 58, OSBOURN 44: Jared Perry scored 23 points, DJ Slaughter 14 and Coretez Lews 12 as the Wolves handed the Eagles their first loss of the ...

Falls Church HS Jaguars Progress to State Track & Field

Falls Church, VA - Falls Church High School had a red carpet send-off for two of their students.

Falls Church Academy Delivers Stockings To INOVA Childrens Hospital

Falls Church, VA - The Medical Assistant class prepared over 70 stockings using their own resources to gather gifts and items to put in the stockings.

Dec. 29 prep boys basketball roundup: Ethan Wilson scores 43 points in Osbourn Park's title win at the Governor's Challenge  Inside NoVA

OSBOURN PARK 71, HEREFORD 37: Ethan Wilson finished one point shy of the Governor's Challenge' single-game all-time scoring mark Saturday when he ...

Falls Church High Jaguars Gear Up for First Playoff Game in More Than 30 Years

It's a special week for Falls Church High School. The Jaguars will play in a playoff game Friday against the Albemarle Patriots at 7:30 p.m. in a home game at ...

Falls Church High Senior Will Mejia Signs with Virginia Tech

Falls Church, VA - Tri-sport athlete just officially signed with the Hokies; will sport the maroon and orange this fall as he joins the men's soccer program.

Parking lots an example of Fairfax schools' economic gap  Washington Post

The annual fees students pay for parking spaces at Fairfax County's high schools provide thousands of dollars principals can use to purchase such classroom ...

School board approves creation of group to look into Stuart name change

Just about the only thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the year-long campaign to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church is ...

Special education students from D.C. area celebrate 'Day to Remember' prom  WJLA

For a group of students, Tuesday was a chance to just let loose, to smile, and to show off some dance moves.They took part in a “Day to Remember” prom event.

Fairfax Co. School Board votes for later high school start times  WJLA

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WJLA) - A nearly unanimous Fairfax County School Board passed a measure that will push back high school start times until after 8 a.m..

Osbourn High principal placed on paid leave | Headlines  Inside NoVA

Manassas school officials have placed the principal of Osbourn High School on paid leave, but they're not revealing any details about the decision just yet.

Falls Church Highs Fire/EMT Class Collects And Delivers To Homeless

From Falls Church Academy: On Saturday, the students in the Fire and EMT class at Falls Church High School took a trip into Washington, DC. While most ...

Virginia women's tennis commit ready to compete in Tinsley Classic qualifying  The Daily Progress

In this day and age of college recruiting, which involves emails, texts and social media interaction with eager coaches, the process can get impersonal.

SAT scores in most Fairfax schools see notable jump, while some high schools continue to struggle  Washington Post

The average SAT score in Fairfax rose five points compared to last year.

Falls Church’s Tatianna (Joey) Back On RuPaul’s Drag All-Stars  Falls Church News Press

FALLS CHURCH RESIDENT Joey Santolini, here as Tatianna, is back on the RuPaul All-Stars tonight. (Courtesy Photo). Falls Church's own Joey Santolini ...

Where We Live: Dunn Loring is known for good schools and a small-town feeling  Washington Post

Dunn Loring is an oasis of quiet suburban streets, shade trees and single-family houses west of McLean and Arlington in Fairfax County. Roughly two square ...

Memory of Casey Schulman celebrated with Falls Church "Shine On" week  WJLA

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WJLA) - A Falls Church family has turned the pain of{} the sudden loss of family member into something positive. Margo Schulman and ...

Special-needs students cut loose, make friends at 'Day Prom'  Inside NoVA

The energy coursing through Fairfax County Public Schools' “Day Prom” on May 17 was almost dizzying.

Holiday prep basketball tournament schedule for Dec. 26-30 | Sports  Inside NoVA

MONDAY, DEC. 26. BOYS. L.C. Bird Tournament. Freedom vs LC Bird, 7:30 p.m.. Glory Days Grill Tournament of Champions at Lake Braddock High School.

Longtime Falls Church Area Salon and Spa Opens with New Owner

Patch recently caught up with Pooja Miglani, the new owner of Bibi Salon & Spa, at 6201 Leesburg Pike, located at the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Patrick ...

UPDATED: Bishop O'Connell High School Evacuated Due to Threat  ARL now

Update at 6 p.m. -- Arlington County Police have issued the following statement about today's incident. Staff at Bishop O'Connell High School contacted an.

Encore Stage & Studio Presents 2018 Summer Camp Programs  ARL now

Encore Stage & Studio Presents 2018 Summer Camp Programs Encore Stage & Studio announces open registration for 2018 theatre summer camps for ages ...

Fairfax school board asks for $315 million bond referendum

The Fairfax County school board is asking the Board of Supervisors to put a $315 million bond referendum on the ballot for the November general election.

Longtime teacher Amy Jackson to run for city council  Alexandria Times

By Alexa Epitropoulos | Amy Jackson, a former Fairfax County teacher and longtime Alexandria resident, is the latest to.

Sandy Evans elected Fairfax County School Board chair; J.E.B Stuart HS name change issue one of her top priorities

Mason District representative Sandy Evans was elected to serve as chair of the Fairfax County School Board during the board's July 14 meeting.

Falls Church Sheriffs Office Warns of Scams

Falls Church, VA - The scam starts with a phone call, email, or posted mail claiming that the resident must make a payment to avoid being arrested.

Fairfax schools adding Vietnamese language course

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will introduce Vietnamese as a World Languages course for the 2015-16 school year at Falls Church High School.

- The Washington Post  Washington Post

Once architect Edith MacArthur discovered the Holmes Run Acres community of mid-century contemporary homes in 2003, she and her husband had a mission: ...

Record Number of FCPS Students Named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists

In all, 238 Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from 18 high schools have been named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation ...

Virginia high school swim coach Clayton Joyner dies at 29 after heart attack  SwimSwam

Falls Church High School (VA) swim coach Clayton Joyner passed away on Monday, almost two weeks after suffering a major heart attack. Joyner was just 29 ...

Local Students Bring Fall Productions to High School Stages  Falls Church News Press

“Annie,” performed by McLean High School's McLean Theatre Company, features lead characters, pictured from left to right, Grace Farrell (Nicole Sheehan), ...

Andrea Ducar, Maddie Mince Pledge Verbals to Towson Tigers  Swimming World Magazine

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on For more information about Agon, ...

7 immigrants brought to U.S. as children sue for in-state Virginia college tuition rates  Washington Post

Seven students filed a lawsuit arguing they should pay the same rates as other long-time Virginia residents.

Zombie Survival Kit project helps students understand renewable energy resources

Falls Church High School geosystems and biology teacher Brian Schwenk engaged his students in a renewable resource unit by weaving in some pop culture: ...

High school students are all about computers but get little instruction in computer science  Washington Post

Their lives swirl in technology, but the nation's high school students spend little time studying the computer science that is the basis of it all. Few are taught to ...

She was almost deported as a teen. Now she helps frightened versions of herself.  Washington Post

On many days in the shiny, sleek law office — in her sharp suit and sweeping view of Washington — she revisits all the horrors most people would want to forget:.

Alexandria Soccer Association's U15 Boys Futsal ID team WINS US NATIONAL Futsal Tournament Championship  The Zebra

Alexandria Soccer Association's (ASA) U15 Boys Futsal ID team was crowned US Futsal National Champions Sunday evening. The Futsal – US Futsal ...

Armed prisoner who escaped from Va. hospital captured  WTOP

WASHINGTON — An escaped prisoner charged with bank robbery was arrested in Southeast D.C. Tuesday after he fled from a Virginia hospital, launching a ...

Toyota Team Player: Luis Ronaldo Vilca  WJLA

Doctors told senior midfielder Luis Ronaldo Vilca he may not be able to play soccer at Falls Church high school again after he was a victim of a shooting in Lima, ...

How students find success — through failure — in Advanced Placement classes  The Washington Post

Twenty years ago, Shermaine Mitchell-Ryan was a student at the former Cardozo High School thinking about college. She realized the level of instruction at ...

Mustangs Reach Holiday Tournament Championship, Lose to Yorktown  Falls Church News Press

Mason junior forward Robert Tartt shoots a free throw during the Mustangs' 66-46 win over Falls Church High School on Monday. The Mustangs made it to the ...

Hundreds of colleges mobilize to defend immigrant students  The Washington Post

Hundreds of college and university leaders have mobilized in recent days to defend students who immigrated to the United States as children, without legal ...

Bareburger, Nando's Peri-Peri, Lake Anne Brew House, More Opening  Eater DC

1) DUPONT CIRCLE: Bareburger has opened its first D.C. location. The organic burger chain out of New York (which has since expanded to several states) is ...

Jags Drub ‘Stangs in Holiday Hoops Classic  Falls Church News Press

Sophomore Robert Tartt attempts to dribble around Falls Church senior guard Chris Devlin. Tartt led the Mustangs in scoring with 15 points against the Jaguars.

Wedding Announcement: Fredrick L. Cooper, IV and Glenda Judith Vasquez  Mansfield News Journal

Debra Cooper is proud to announce the engagement and wedding of her son, Frederick L. Cooper, IV to Glenda Judith Vasquez, of Manassas, Virginia.

Indian American Teen Tennis Star Earns Qualifying Spot at U.S. Open  India West

Indian American teen Natasha Subhash is taking the tennis world by storm.

Genesys Works and Fairfax County Public Schools Bring High School Internship Program to the National Capital Area  PR Web

Fairfax, VA, (PRWEB) March 07, 2016 -- Genesys Works is teaming up with Fairfax County Public Schools and the business community in Northern Virginia and.

The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall  Washington Post

Instead of abandoning once-thriving suburban malls, owners are sinking millions into risky redevelopments.

Little-known big-money donor Kirkwood a dedicated volunteer  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — Why did Lois A. Kirkwood leave more than a million dollars to a charity that had never even heard her name?

Virginia talent aids Virginia Tech soccer revival  Roanoke Times

The Hokies have reached the NCAA quarterfinals thanks in part to a coach and players from the commonwealth.

Community Foundation given $1.1M for outreach | News  The Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — A million-dollar gift from an apparent stranger has helped double the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley's charitable ...

Molly K. Macauley, researcher on economics and space science, dies at 59  The Washington Post

Molly K. Macauley, a vice president for research at Resources for the Future, a Washington-based think tank that studies environmental and economic policy, ...

Rollins College Adds 18 Recruits To 2017-18 Season  SwimSwam

Heading into his second season at the helm of the Rollins swim programs, head coach Kyle Berg has announced the impending arrival of 18 soon-to-be Rollins.

Robert T. Cole, artist and metal sculptor, dies at 74  Washington Post

Robert T. Cole, a Washington artist and metal sculptor whose works were featured in such conspicuous locales as the Naylor Road Metro station and the ...

Cut/Tear Opens March 28 at Olly Olly

Fairfax City, VA - Cut/Tear is a conversation between the fragments and the whole, between confusion and clarity, between homogeneity and hybridization.

LOVERRO: Injured hand didn't keep Scott Christopher from a life of baseball and art  Washington Times

The strange, curious, painful and wonderful life of Scott Christopher has taken the path from a Falls Church park to the pages of Sports Illustrated to the dugout ...

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