2024-06-22 12:55 PM

School News & Notes


Mason Student Wins Second Place In Poetry Contest Julia Douglas, a student at George Mason High School, won second place in the Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 5 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

Retirees Begin ‘Wii Olympics’

Days after the 2008 Summer Olympics kicked off in Beijing, senior citizens of Chesterbrook Assisted Living Residence in Falls Church celebrated the start of their first ever Wii Olympics with an opening ceremony on Tuesday. Residents at Chesterbrook enjoyed an afternoon of festivities, and an appearance by Steve Gurney, publisher of Guide to Retirement Living.

Community News and Notes

ANDREW KOTYK, a senior at McLean High School, received his Eagle Scout award at a court of honor on Saturday, April 12 at the Scout House. He is shown with his parents, Myron and Debbie Kotyk. Andrew earned 39 merit badges during his Boy Scout career and took part in a canoeing expedition in the Adirondacks. He will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall. (Photo: Courtesy Richard Lobb)

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES for the City of Falls Church municipal election in May were invited by the Citizens for a Better City (CBC) to meet the public last Friday night at Stacy’s Coffee Parlor. Announced candidates who showed included (left to right): School Board incumbent Joan Wodiska, Council candidate Lawrence Webb, Incumbent Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry, […]