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 […]
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 […]
Without Funds, Road & Infrastructure Projects Idle Across Northern Virginia
Construction of long-awaited improvements at the Gallows Road-Lee Highway juncture and the Arlington Boulevard (Rt. 50) pedestrian bridge remained on hold this week as county and state officials work to resolve critical issues impeding the projects’ completion.
Picking Splinters: Bring on the Stretch Drive
Now 52 games into the season, it’s safe to say that the Washington Capitals are a good team.
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.
Our Man in Arlington
These are the lazy days of summer, and today I am going to be lazy.
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 […]
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 […]