Austin Strand’s role in the James Lee Community Center’s second-place finish at the Greater D.C. Regional Botball Robotics Tournament held no small significance for the high schooler.
Following the previous week’s difficulties, the George Mason High School girls varsity lacrosse team scored a successful string of victories this week, defeating non-district AAA team Deep Run on Friday, April 24, 19-4.
I played in a $1,500 buy-in Team Poker tournament at Caesar’s Palace last week. You might ask why someone like me who is famous for skipping major poker tournaments would end up playing in a smalltime $500 per player event.
Falls Church H.S. Teacher Named Teacher Of The Year Francis “Buck” Payne, a social studies teacher and program coordinator of the Advancement Via Individual Determination program (AVID) at Falls Church High School has been named the Fairfax County Public Schools 2009 Teacher of the Year.
This week, I joined San Francisco organizer Michael Petrelis and Box Turtle Bulletin editor Jim Burroway in launching an international boycott against Jamaica (www.boycottJamaica.org). While the island appears laid back, gays are under attack.
TJHSST Students Finish in Top Ten at Talent Search Two students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) finished in the top ten in the country in the 2009 Intel Science Talent Search.
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.
JV’s Restaurant of Falls Church has been a timeless favorite for live, local tunes since 1947.
Fourteen members of the George Mason swim team, accompanied by sophomore diver Rachel Hassan, traveled to the University of Virginia in Charlottesville this weekend to compete in the Virginia A/AA State Championship Meet.
Didn’t Attend Because Nothing Will Change Editor, In response to your comment that the low turnout to the City Council’s town meeting was probably due to Falls Church City residents “fundamentally trust their elected officials and paid staff to do the right thing”; I couldn’t disagree with you more.