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COSTUMES TRUE TO the Scottish highlands in the late 1700s were a colorful feature of the George Mason High School fall musical, “Brigadoon,” that played to rave reviews last weekend.

School News & Notes


Westgate Assistant Principal Receives Award Julie Kindelan, assistant principal at Westgate Elementary School has been named the Virginia Association for Elementary School Principals Assistant Principal of the Year for 2008.

Beauty Queens Boogie Down With ‘Buddies’ at Marshall H.S.


Students from George C. Marshall and Oakton High Schools shook up the Statesmen gym-turned-dance floor last Friday, sweating it out alongside Miss Universe, Dayana Mendoza, and Miss Teen USA, Stevi Perry (left), for Marshall’s Best Buddies program.

School News & Notes

GMHS Hosts Back-to-School Night George Mason High School‘s Back-to-School Night will be held from 7 – 9:30 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 11, for parents of all grades.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

In the run-up to Memorial Day and the official start of swimming pool season for many neighborhoods, we sometimes lose track of other annual springtime events where we say “thank you” to those who make a difference in our community. Here are some that didn’t make the “other paper.”

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The House this week approved a resolution I offered to credit a lesser recognized group of people affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan–the children of American service members.

F.C. School Board Poised to Offer All City Kids Day Care

Heated Dispute Growing Over Policy Change Forget about a lazy hazy summer for many folks in the City of Falls Church. Parents with school-aged children are either firing off angry e-mails from their sandcastles on the Outer Banks, cutting short vacations to stir up ferment in town, or virtually camping out at City Hall, waiting […]