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Press Pass: Summer Playlist Edition


There are few occasions that demand a soundtrack more than a summer road trip. As the days’ heat up, we took the liberty of assembling a set of liberating tunes befitting of a vernal adventure.

Falls Church News Briefs: May 14 – 20, 2009

Haycock Elementary PTA Battles Lack of Renovations Faced with a 177-student overcapacity – 767 children in a school with a capacity of 590 – Haycock Elementary’s parents voiced anger and frustration at a meeting Monday night over a lack of renovations at the school, which hasn’t seen any major construction since its doors opened in […]

Falls Church Business News and Notes

Falls Church Jazzercise, owned and operated by Anne Constant who is also an instructor, has opened for business in Suite 230 at 513 W. Broad Street (above Cosi).

BJs Wholesalers on a “Fast Track” to Get F.C. Location Built

The Falls Church Planning Commission was told at a work session in City Hall tonight that BJ’s Wholesale Warehouse is “on a fast track” to get its planned new F.C. location up and running, and that’s why they’re being “very cooperative” with the City’s Plannning Staff in meeting the staff’s wishes for upgrades on its […]

School News & Notes

F.E.S. Offers SOL-Related Intersession Activities Franconia Elementary School is starting its seventh year on the modified elementary school calendar. At the end of each quarter, students have the opportunity to take reinforcement and enrichment classes associated with the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

It seems like summer just began, and already it’s winding down. Public elementary schools on a modified calendar (including Glen Forest, Parklawn, and Annandale Terrace) began classes on Monday. Students on the modified Secondary School calendar (Glasgow Middle, Falls Church High, and J.E.B. Stuart High) will return to classes on August 18.

Statesmen Send-Off for G.C. Marshall Students


THE GEORGE C. MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION ceremony took place on Friday, June 13, as graduating seniors cheered, posed and even shed a few tears before sending their Statesmen caps and tassels into the air at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Recognized at the ceremony was Ata Mehran-Nejad, who lost his life last October […]