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Letters to the Editor: Asking FC 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Man exposes himself near Falls Church High School  WHAG - www.localdvm.com

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.



Cappies Review: The Pajama Game At Falls Church High School  Patch.com

By Madelyn Khoury of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. A silent figure holding a knife watches two people in the next room, his ...



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 ...



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 ...



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," ...



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 ...



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

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



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” ...



Photos: Falls Church High School News, Events  Patch.com

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



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.



Cappies Review: Into The Woods At Falls Church High School  Patch.com

FALLS CHURCH, VA—By Caroline Alpi of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program. Into the Woods, with music composed by Stephen Sondheim and book by ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Falls Church High Senior Signs National Letter of Intent  Patch.com

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



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

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



Falls Church High School Wrestling Coach Named Coach of the Year  Patch.com

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 ...



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.



Mustangs Ready for Arrival of Spring Sports Season  Falls Church News Press

Flowers are nearing bloom just as George Mason High School athletes are returning to the field, pitch, diamond and track for the 2018 spring sports season.



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 ...



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 ...



Nando’s chicken will be good for a Northern Virginia high school  WTOP

Falls Church High School will receive all of the money a new Nando's in Merrifield makes this weekend. Find out why.



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

Provided: The Jaguars had a great Swim and Dive season at Falls Church High School and sent a large group on to States. Earlier in the season, at the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Falls Church HS Jaguars Progress to State Track & Field  Patch.com

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



Photos: Last Days Of School Year For Fairfax County Students  Patch.com

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 ...



Jaguar Wrestlers Make History In Regionals  Patch.com

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



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

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 ...



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.



Falls Church High Senior Will Mejia Signs with Virginia Tech  Patch.com

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.



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.



Debate continues over JEB Stuart High School name change  WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board is scheduled to decide next month whether J.E.B. Stuart High School, named after a Confederate general, should get a new ...



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 ...



Falls Church Ranked #1 Place to Raise a Family in Virginia: Study  Patch.com

Falls Church Ranked #1 Place to Raise a Family... - Falls Church, VA - WalletHub's analysts compared 82 cities in Virginia across 21 key metrics to find the best ...



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

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 ...



Track Santas Visits Around Falls Church  Patch.com

Track Santa's Visits Around Falls Church - Falls Church, VA - Santa will be visiting spots around Falls Church up to Christmas. Here's when he'll be visiting your ...



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

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 ...



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

Falls Church's own Joey Santolini returns after six years to the popular “RuPaul's Drag Race” national reality TV show on Logo and VH-1 Thursday night at 8 ...



Safety first a no-brainer at local football clinic  Fairfaxtimes.com

Football coaches from high schools and youth organizations across Northern Virginia gathered at Falls Church High School at 8:00 a.m. on the first day of spring ...



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.



Fairfax student's patented cleat designs are catching company eyes  Washington Post

Teen designed a new football cleat that is getting traction with potential investors, could prevent injury.



Program helps Fairfax students prepare for college  Washington Post

College-readiness course helps students break down barriers.



'All clear' given at several Northern Va. schools after bomb threats  WJLA

ARLINGTON, Va. (ABC7) — Police say six northern Virginia schools received robocall bomb threats Friday. All of the bomb threats were given the all-clear after ...



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 ...



Longtime Falls Church Area Salon and Spa Opens with New Owner  Patch.com

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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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..



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 ...



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 Sheriffs Office Warns of Scams  Patch.com

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.



Wednesday: Grand Opening Scheduled for New Harris Teeter in Falls Church  Patch.com

PHOTO: Harris Teeter store photo courtesy of company. ______. FALLS CHURCH, VA -- A new Harris Teeter in Falls Church will celebrate its grand opening ...



Football safety clinic adopted locally could expand nationally  WTOP

A local football clinic that teaches Heads-Up tackling and blocking could start branching out nationally.



Beyer Spends Day in FC, Hails FC Resident's Release in Egypt  Falls Church News Press

Our congressman, U.S. Rep. Donald S. Beyer, Jr., who represents the 8th District of Virginia that includes the City of Falls Church, spent the last day of a spring ...



Local High Schools Present Fall Theater Productions  Falls Church News Press

by Liz Lizama. This fall, local high schools will showcase their talent with the help of parents, theater professionals and elementary and middle school thespians.



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 ...



- 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  Patch.com

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



Longtime teacher Amy Jackson to run for city council  Alexandria Times

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



Fairfax school board asks for $315 million bond referendum  FairfaxNews.com

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.



Fairfax schools adding Vietnamese language course  FairfaxNews.com

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



Zombie Survival Kit project helps students understand renewable energy resources  Fairfaxtimes.com

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



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.



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

Paralegal Liana Montecinos knows what many of the dreamers have endured because she, too, crossed the border as a child.



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 ...



Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Opens Spring Season  Falls Church Times

Falls Church Kiwanis Little League began its 2014 season on April 5th in perfect weather with an Opening Day ceremony featuring: an all-time high 564 players ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Our Man in Arlington  Falls Church News Press

Washington-Lee High School is rightfully proud of the actors it has sent to the national spotlight—1950s graduates Shirley MacLaine, her brother Warren Beatty, ...



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

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



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 ...



Little League Season Enters the Home Stretch  Falls Church Times

On Wednesday, May 21 at Westgate Park, Caleb Parnell led the A's to 12-6 victory over the Orioles. He racked up four RBIs on four hits, including singles in the ...



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 SwimmingWorld.com. For more information about Agon, ...



Bishop Ireton High School | Cardinals smother Falls Church to advance to finals of Joe Cascio Classic, 43-31  Loudoun Prep Sports

Even when the shots weren't falling, Bishop Ireton played an aggressive defense and rode the rebounding of Julia O'Brien to outlast winless Falls Church in the ...



White, Asian Parents Successfully Appeal to Gain Acceptance Into Competitive Academic Programs While Parents of Smart Black Children Are Left In the Dark  Atlanta Black Star

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — It's an annual rite in Fairfax County, which has one of the wealthiest, best-educated populations in America: Hundreds of second-graders ...



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 ...



Jaguars Take Boys Soccer Championship After 36-Year Drought  Falls Church News Press

After 36 years without, the Jaguars boys soccer team has brought home a Capitol Conference Championship to Falls Church High School. The Jaguars faced off ...



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.



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

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



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.



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, ...



Celebrate the 4th with parade and fireworks in Morningside  So Md News

The Town of Morningside invites you to their 36th annual Independence Day Celebration, which begins at 11:30 a.m. on July 4 with a parade from the ...



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.



Silver Diner closing a location, Nando’s coming and Requin staying in Mosaic and more restaurant news  Washington Business Journal

Regulars at the Laurel Silver Diner will have to find another place for their diner fix, as the location of the local chain shut its doors for good April 12. Owners Bob ...



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 ...



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 ...



Digitized Historical Documents Give Students Direct Access to the Past  Education Week News

Students can now review thousands of perspectives from key historical figures faster and more easily than ever before.



Autumn books to fall for  Science Advances

A mother sets out to discover how her late son's organs helped to advance scientific research. A data scientist reveals how invisible algorithms perpetuate ...



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