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Falls Church City Public Schools Closed All Day

Falls Church City Public Schools Closed All Day

From FCCPS Communications:

Due to inclement weather, Falls Church City Public Schools will
be CLOSED TODAY, Tuesday, January 18th.  Code GREEN for employees.

Day Care will open on a TWO HOUR DELAY.

Hard-Hitting Education Documentary Comes to Community

Hard-Hitting Education Documentary Comes to Community

From Nyka Feldman:

The Safe Community Coalition (SCC) is proud to sponsor a screening of the film, Race to Nowhere, on January 11, 2011 at 7:00pm in Langley High School's auditorium, 6520 Georgetown Pike in McLean, VA.  Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion to talk about issues raised in the film.  Note:  Tickets are sold out.  Langley High School auditorium seats 800.

2010-11 Outstanding Teacher Nominations Deadline Looms

From Falls Church City Public Schools:

Do you know a great teacher in the Falls Church City Public Schools who deserves recognition?

With the FCCPS reputation for excellence the difficulty may be in deciding on which one to nominate for the 2010-2011 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher award. The nomination deadline is January 14th. 

MARYLAND'S 2nd Annual Video Gaming Conference Sat Dec.11 8:30 - 1:30 Grades5 - 12

MARYLAND'S 2nd Annual Video Gaming Conference Sat Dec.11 8:30 - 1:30  Grades5 - 12

WHAT: This 1-day conference for 5th-12th grade students promises to educate and motivate students who seek information on how to crack into the video gaming industry.  From creation to marketing industry experts will introduce students to the various aspects of video game design, programming…and of course play!  With fun, food, and door prizes you don’t want to miss out on this experience.


WHO:                                    WORKSHOP - GAMES - FOOD - PRIZES

Potomac River Battle of the George Schools on Orange Line

The Battle of Georges, the Potomac River Shootout, the ax vs. the ‘fax, Outrage on the Orange Line, the mid-season NIT, no matter what you call it, local mid-majors The George Washington University and George Mason University are taking to the hardwood tonight for their annual battle of the haves vs. the have nots to determine who is the third best college basketball team in the D.C. metro.  Both schools lack football programs, so to determine regional superiority for schools named for guys named George they will leave it to one non-conference basketball game; let’s have a look at tail of tape:

Namesake: George Washington vs. George Mason

Andre Agassi Makes Appearance in Tyson's Corner

Besides being a world champion tennis player, Andre Agassi is a snowboarder, a cook, “20 + 20 years old,” and a humanitarian. Agassi appeared today at Fink's Jewelers in Tyson’s Corner to speak about his charity, the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education. This foundation has contributed $150 million to educational initiatives to date.

Agassi played in his first professional tournament when he was just 15 years old. What is the first thing that comes to Agassi’s mind when he thinks about tennis? Well, first of all “physical pain,” he joked after playing last night. But what tennis truly brings to mind for Agassi is the word “grateful.” He is grateful for what tennis taught him about himself, and he encouraged the children to push themselves in whatever they do because it will make them better people.

Stratford University Fall 2010 Career Fair

From Whitney Stringer of BrotmanWinterFried Communications:

Join Stratford University's Falls Church campus for the Annual Fall 2010 Career Fair. This event is open to the public. Attendees will have a chance to discover the various programs the university offers including Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Nursing, Health Sciences, Business Administration, and Information Technology. Local employers including Wachovia Bank and the Gaylord Hotels and Convention Center will be in attendance. Refreshments from the Culinary Arts department will be served. Admission is free of charge.


The event will take place on Nov 9, 2010 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at the Stratford University Falls Church Campus located at 7777 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA 22043 in the Escoffier Room, 5th floor.