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.
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.
More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.
Falls Church News-Press owner Nicholas F. Benton, the City of Falls Church’s “2007 Business Person of the Year,” has run his business in the City for 20 years, but almost all the other award winners feted by the City Council Monday night are brand new.
Two significant events in Arlington last weekend celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and renewed the fight for his dream of real and meaningful equality among the races.
A flurry of late entries led to some stiff competition for honors at the 2nd Annual Falls Church Film Festival that will be presented along with the screening of the winning films Tuesday at the State Theatre.
On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Red Bull Soapbox Derby pulls into Providence, Rhode Island, and when it does a design team from Falls Church will be careening down Waterman Street.
September 20 – 26, 2007
Last Wednesday, the George Mason High School girls track and field team ended their regular season undefeated by beating Strasburg High School with a score of 91-39. Although their male counterparts fell to the Rams, the Mustangs came away with excellent individual performances as well.
Reitze Named City of F.C. Chief of Police Acting Chief of Police Harry Reitze was named Tuesday the Chief of Police of the City of Falls Church effective yesterday, according to a release from the office of City Manager Wyatt Shields. Following the retirement of Chief Robert Murray last fall, […]