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School News & Notes


Falls Church Robotics Team Set to Compete The George Mason High School Robotics Team is gearing up for the D.C. Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotic competition from Feb. 26 – 28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C.).

Community News and Notes


Fall Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction A reception showcasing Art in the Pages, a first-time public art sculpture initiative taking place throughout Fairfax County and in City of Fairfax will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Gannett Headquarters (7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean).

School News and Notes


Chantilly Academy cosmetology students raised money   to benefit McKinley “Mac” Groseclose during a Cut-a-Thon for their annual community service project. Groseclose, shown here with his mom, a Chantilly alumna, and his friends, is recovering from brain cancer. (Photo: Wayne White)

School News and Notes

Fox mill elementary second grade students from a Japanese Immersion class, taught by Lear Sensei and Mrs. McCarthy, recite the pledge of allegiance, which was recorded for use on WMZQ-FM radio to be used following the 6:55 a.m. newscast. (Photo: Linda Roberts)

Teen Wizard Turns Falls Church Into Harry-est Town in America

Harry Potter mania has struck Falls Church like the lightning bolt on the kid-wizard’s forehead. Dubbed “Harry-est Town in America” by Amazon.com, the City of Falls Church holds the record of pre-ordering the most copies per capita of J.K. Rowling’s highly-anticipated “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” the seventh book and last of the celebrated […]