2024-06-19 2:13 PM

School News & Notes


Falls Church Schools Names 2009 Support Staff Employee Falls Church City Public Schools (FCCPS) named band paraprofessional Larry Allen as the 2009 FCCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year for his 10 years of service at George Mason High, Mary Ellen Henderson Middle and Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schools.

Bunny Newbie Suits Up at F.C.’s Cherry Hill Egg Hunt


Twelve-year-old rabbit rookie Josh Gross of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School will be hopping into the suit for the first time this year to play the Easter Bunny during the City of Falls Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Grandparents Club Unites Young & Young at Heart

It wasn’t long into her 12 year tenure at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School that teacher Maryel Barry conceived the idea for a club that would unite old and young alike in the bonds of friendship and respect.

Summer Sports Roundup


Local Skater’s Ice Feats Capture Medals Hannah Schlesinger, 9, of Falls Church was the overall champion of the Pre-Preliminary free skate at the Hershey Open Figure Skating Competition held in Hershey, Pennsylvania this week.

Mason’s Madagascar Mafia

On an island nation near Africa’s southeast coast, three boys shared a passion and a dream — playing soccer and coming to America. At George Mason High School, they have realized both.

Mason High Bats Silenced in Pair of District Losses

Two straight shut-out losses to Bull Run District opponents has George Mason High School Baseball Head Coach Adam Amerine stewing about his team's lack of offense and the Mustangs sagging in the standings after a 3-2 start in district play.