2024-06-13 7:21 AM

School News & Notes


GMHS’ Joel Block Named ‘Super Teacher’ George Mason High School (GMHS) math teacher, Joel Block, has been selected as one of eight educators statewide to receive the Virginia Lottery Super Teacher Award.

Editorial: Waiting for Wammie

Yet again this month, on Feb. 15 the “Wammies,” the Washington Area Music Association’s annual awards bash, is coming to the State Theatre in downtown Falls Church.

F.C.’s New Year’s Eve: Lots to Do Inside, Too

According to the forecast of the Weather Channel’s web site, the skies over Falls Church will be clear but temperatures are expected to plunge below freezing down to 27 degrees by midnight on New Year’s Eve.

Falls Church News Briefs

Planners Split Vote, 3-3, on Hotel Near St. James At 12:15 a.m. Tuesday morning, members of the Falls Church Planning Commission completed voting on their recommendation to the City Council concerning a proposed Hilton Garden Inn in the 700 block of West Broad St., a half-block away from the St. James School. The vote was […]

F.C. Council Primed to OK Hilton Hotel on W. Broad St.

Impressed by some major improvements in architectural design, the Falls Church City Council demonstrated a strong informal consensus for approving a new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, which local developer Robert Young wants to build in the 700 block of W. Broad St.

Clear, Brisk Forecast for F.C. New Year

The forecast is for temperatures to remain above freezing following a day of almost 50 degrees on New Year’s Eve Monday, perfect if brisk conditions for the eighth annual “Watch Night” celebration expected to draw over 1,000 to downtown Falls Church. A giant antique steel-frame star that once adorned the Falls Church water tower every […]