2024-05-26 11:46 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Area High School Sports Roundup

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Falls Church High Baseball (1-13): (April 23) loss vs. Washington-Lee, 16-6. (April 24) loss vs. Edison, 6-3. (April 27) loss vs. Mount Vernon, 11-6. (April 28) loss vs. Yorktown, 16-5. Next game is May 1 at Yorktown.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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Emblazoned Images “Katie Dell Kaufmann: Arming the Hero,” at the Lee Arts Center (5722 Lee Highway, Arlington).

School News & Notes

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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.

Episcopal Bishop of Virginia Hails F.C. ‘Continuing’ Flock

The Rt. Rev. Peter James Lee, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, made a personal appearance with the exiled Falls Church congregation of “continuing Episcopalians” Sunday at their temporary digs in the fellowship hall of the Falls Church Presbyterian Church.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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“Uncommon Beauty,” at the Ellipse Arts Center (4350 Fairfax Drive, Suite 125, Arlington). This exhibit runs through Dec. 13. The gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. Garage parking is $3 on weekdays.

Lee Graham’s Divers Humbled by Competition

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Lee Graham sent three of its best divers to the 2008 Northern Virginia Swimming League (NVSL) All-Star Dive Meet at Dunn Loring Pool on Sunday to compete for the title All-Star Champion, one of the highest individual honors for an NVSL diver.

L.G. Shines at All-Star Swim

Lee Graham’s finest swimmers put a frustrating season behind them, and had a collectively solid day against some of the best competition in the area at the Northern Virginia All-Stars Swim Meet on Saturday. Lee Graham had a top-three finisher in nine of the 40 events, including two first place finishes.