News HeadlinesGeorge Mason High News

George Mason High School News Submitted by Alumni

George Mason High School News From Around The Web

Meet 2019 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal Rob Donovan  Patch.com

Rob Donovan Named Memorial Day Grand Marshal - Falls Church, VA - Rob Donovan will preside over the Falls Church parade and festivities on May 27.



Matthew Watson, 2002 Mason High Grad, Dies  Falls Church News Press

Matthew Watson, a 2002 graduate of George Mason High School in Falls Church, died Wednesday after an altercation in Alexandria, police report. Fairfax Count ...



No Property Tax Increase In Falls Church Budget  Patch.com

No Property Tax Increase In Falls Church Budget - Falls Church, VA - The proposed 2020 budget introduced Monday for Falls Church calls for nearly $100 ...



Falls Church is proposing to not increase property taxes  WDVM 25

As cities all over start to plan for the next fiscal year, budget plans are being proposed, and the city of Falls Church does not plan on raising your property taxes.



Crime Report: Mt. Daniel Vandalized with Swastika  Falls Church News Press

The big incident in this week's City of Falls Church crime report is the vandalism at Mt. Daniel Elementary School where a swastika was cut into a canopy on the ...



Team Selected To Build George Mason High School: See Design Plan  Patch.com

Team Selected To Build George Mason High School - Falls Church, VA - The construction and design team has released plans for the new high school and how ...



New Owners Rep To Head George Mason High School Project  Patch.com

New Owner's Rep To Head George Mason Project - Falls Church, VA - The next step for the project will be reviewing detailed proposals for the new high school ...



Falls Church (Va.) district moves forward with replacement of high school  American School & University

The Falls Church (Va.) district is moving forward with plans to build an $108 million campus to replace the aging George Mason High School. The district says ...



Thomas Jefferson, George Mason High Are Best In VA: Report  Patch.com

Thomas Jefferson, George Mason High Are Best In VA - Falls Church, VA - High schools in Fairfax County, Falls Church top this year's U.S. News list of the best ...



Team Approved For West Falls Church Development  Patch.com

Team Approved For West Falls Church Development - Falls Church, VA - The future private development at the high school site could feature retail, offices, ...



15-year-old boy charged with making threats to George Mason High School in Falls Church  WJLA

Police have arrested a student after he allegedly made threats against his Northern Virginia high school.City of Falls Church Police said Tuesday that the ...



Cappies Review: George Mason High Schools Chicago  Fairfax City, VA Patch

Travel back in time to the mid-1920's with the cast of George Mason High School's production of Chicago, written by Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb, full of murder lies ...



George Mason High School student arrested for threats, Falls Church police say  FOX 5 DC

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - A student was arrested after authorities said the teen threatened to blow up a Northern Virginia school and shoot the students and ...



2018 High School Football Scores for Falls Church Area  Patch.com

2018 High School Football Scores for Falls Church - Falls Church, VA - Football season is upon us. Check back here for live score updates for the George ...



West Falls Church Development Conceptual Designs Released  Patch.com

West Falls Church Development Conceptual Designs - Falls Church, VA - Meanwhile, detailed proposals for the George Mason High School project are due this ...



F.C. July 4 Fireworks Show Set  Falls Church News Press

A free Independence Day celebration in the City of Falls Church is set again this year for Wednesday, July 4 at George Mason High School. Gates for the free, ...



City Receives $15.7M In Grants For West Falls Church Project  Patch.com

City Receives $15.7M Grants For West Falls Church - Falls Church, VA - The city has also narrowed down bids for the economic development project to three.



Meeting To Detail Progress On George Mason Campus Project  Patch.com

Meeting To Detail Progress On George Mason Campus - Falls Church, VA - Residents are invited to learn about the latest phase of the new George Mason ...



Student Arrested For Making Bomb Threat At George Mason High  Patch.com

Student Arrested For Making Threat At George Mason - Falls Church, VA - A George Mason High School student is accused of threatening a school shooting or ...



Falls Church police conducting student sexting investigation  FOX 5 DC

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Falls Church City Public Schools is at the center of a police investigation. Five students in the school district are accused of texting lewd ...



George Mason Falls in U.S. News Top High School Rankings  Patch.com

Falls Church High School Top in Virginia - Falls Church, VA - The exclusion of International Baccalaureate in U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools ...



Seniors Break Records in Mustangs Season Finale  Falls Church News Press

A double-dose of history was made during George Mason High School's boys basketball team's regular season finale when senior forward Hollman Smith broke ...



2 Finalists’ Plans Both Include 15-Story Building at West End  Falls Church News Press

THE 36-ACRE campus site, with 10 acres designated for economic development in the form of mixed use and commercial projects. (Photo: City of Falls Church).



George Mason High School Musicians Achieve District X Band  Patch.com

George Mason High School Musicians Achieve... - Falls Church, VA - These Falls Church City Public Schools musicians from GMHS represented Falls Church ...



George Mason Is Among Most Challenging Virginia High Schools  Patch.com

George Mason Among Most Challenging State Schools - Falls Church, VA - Here's how Falls Church's George Mason High School ranked on 'America's Most ...



Falls Church Holiday Lighting Kicks Off After Thanksgiving  Patch.com

Falls Church Holiday Lighting Kicks Off Nov. 26 - Falls Church, VA - Falls Church will mark the holiday season with the downtown lighting ceremony.



Falls Church Schools Offer Assistance For Furloughed Workers  Patch.com

Falls Church Schools Offer Help During Furlough - Falls Church, VA - The school district has jobs and other help for families of federal employees during the ...



County plans for public-private partnerships move forward  Charlottesville Tomorrow

Rendering courtesy of Falls Church City Schools. The city of Falls Church has utilized the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act (PPEA) for ...



Man Arrested for Assaulting Police in Falls Church Area  Tysons Reporter

A 24-year-old Fairfax man is facing a litany of charges, including assault on law enforcement, after an incident in the Falls Church area over the weekend.



West End Developers: ‘Dialogue Begun With Va. Tech, WMATA’  Falls Church News Press

Spokesmen for the team of EYA, PN Hoffman and Regency, the team chosen by the Falls Church City Council to design and implement the dense economic ...



Rushmark Makes Unsolicited Bid to Redevelop UVa/VT Grad Center Site  Falls Church News Press

CONCEPT RENDERINGS of the West Falls Church Economic Development Project by Rushmark (top) and EYA submitted along with their proposals to the City ...



Wrestling Results from Region & State Tourneys  Falls Church News Press

George Mason High School's wrestling team won the second place team trophy at the Region B tournament that took place on Feb. 8 and 9, a rare feat for the ...



At one Virginia school, a twist on farm-to-table  The Washington Post

Tilapia glide through a blue, 300-gallon fish tank inside what used to be a small office at George Mason High School. The students raising the fish eventually ...



MLK Day in F.C. Featured March, Sermons, Talks at Historic Church  Falls Church News Press

FALLS CHURCH CITY OFFICIALS, activists and residents braved the cold Monday for the third annual Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation march in honor of Dr.



Longtime F.C. Resident Kevin Kuhn Dies  Falls Church News Press

Kevin Kuhn was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 19, 1985 and lived his whole life in the City of Falls Church, Virginia. He was the beloved son of Robert and ...



Mason Students Gear Up For Governor’s School  Falls Church News Press

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Clare Doss, Sigrid Edson, Isabella Hubble, Shannon Rodgers, Meggie Ferguson, Julianna Markus and James Gogal (Photo: FCCPS ...



20 Best High Schools in Virginia: 2018 rankings from U.S. News and World Report  Inside NoVA

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the top school in the state and No. 10 nationally in the new 2018 Best High Schools rankings from ...



Longtime Owner of F.C. Hardware Store, Hugh Brown, Dies at 92  Falls Church News Press

Hugh Brown, the owner of Falls Church's home improvement staple Brown's Hardware, died shortly after midnight Monday morning. He was 92. Brown suffered ...



Sophomore Wins Vehicle Decal Contest In Falls Church  Patch.com

Student Wins Vehicle Decal Contest In Falls Church - Falls Church, VA - Juliana Melton's artwork of The State Theatre will be featured on the next Falls Church ...



Falls Church to seek developers for 10-acre site near Metro - Washington  Washington Business Journal

Falls Church officials plan to step up their yearslong effort to spark a mixed-use development on the existing George Mason High School campus near the West ...



Mustangs Ready for Arrival of Spring Sports Season  Falls Church News Press

SENIORS Estelle Timar-Wilcox (right) and Logan Funk (center) will need to guide new runners this season. (Photo: Carol Sly). Flowers are nearing bloom just as ...



$120M School Bond Referendum Passes: Whats Next  Patch.com

M School Bond Referendum Passes: What's Next - Falls Church, VA - After voters approved up to $120 million in school bonds for Falls Church, here are the ...



Bond for New High School Construction Passes Easily  Falls Church Times

By Stephen Siegel Falls Church Times Staff November 7, 2017. It is not an exaggeration to say that the future of Falls Church City was decided by voters today.



Who knew? Life begins (again) at 65  Hartford Courant

I was convinced I would become an adult when I turned 21. But now, I'm certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that finally grew me up. Here's a ...



Falls Church sophomore wins national speech competition  WJLA

Grace Keenan never imagined she'd be standing in the place she occupies now. The 16-year-old sophomore at George Mason High School in Falls Church, ...



Falls Church Is America’s Healthiest Community  U.S. News & World Report

'The Little City' in northern Virginia is No. 1 in U.S. News' inaugural Healthiest Communities rankings.



State lawmakers kill legislation to protect student journalists  WHSV

Two delegates, both former journalists, introduced legislation Monday to protect student journalists from censorship and shield reporters from having to disclose ...



Voters approve millions in bonds for Northern Virginia schools  The Washington Post

Voters in three Northern Virginia school districts approved millions of dollars that will go toward building new schools and renovating facilities, which officials say ...



Guest Commentary: 5 Things I Learned as a U.S. Senate Page This Summer  Falls Church News Press

One of the cardinal rules for Senate pages is never talk to senators unless spoken to. Never. But Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., stepped into an elevator with me and ...



Mustangs’ Grueling Home Stretch Ends in Reunion with State Title  Falls Church News Press

A STELLAR SAVE from senior goalkeeper Ethan Morse on a penalty kick negated Giles High School from entering halftime with a 1-0 margin in the Class 2 state ...



Crime Report: Man Arrested for Arson After Vehicle Set on Fire  Falls Church News Press

A 33-year-old man was arrested for arson after police found a vehicle on fire in the 600 block of E. Columbia St. early last Wednesday morning, according to this ...



McLean July 4th Fireworks And Other Events: 2018 Guide  McLean, VA Patch

McLean July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide - McLean, VA - Here's your full guide to fireworks and other fun happening around McLean and the weather forecast.



In Annual State-of-City Interview, F.C. Mayor Tarter is Very Upbeat  Falls Church News Press

CITY OF FALLS CHURCH Mayor David Tarter sat down with the News-Press at its offices last Saturday for the paper's annual “State of the City” interview.



Local Columbine survivor joins the fight for gun control in Va.  W*USA 9

In Falls Church, Va. parents and students honored Parkland, Fla.'s victims on Monday with an emotional candlelight vigil and rally, calling for even the youngest ...



Briefing held on proposals for crowding Falls Church schools  WTOP

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — On Saturday, city and public school leaders in Falls Church held a public briefing on proposals to rebuild George Mason High School to ...



Mason Robotics Team Ascends to Rival Some of Nation’s Best  Falls Church News Press

PERFECTING their robot “Panthera” before the competition season begins this month is Mason's robotics team, 1418. Team members must ensure their creation ...



Va. school makes top 10 ‘best high schools’ list; Md. ranks No. 3 for college readiness  WTOP

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia, has once again been named one of the top 10 top-performing high ...



Saslaw Formally Announces Bid For Re-Election, Has Primary Foe  Falls Church News Press

Facing the prospect of a primary challenger for the first time since he first won the race for an open seat in 1979, Virginia State Senate Democratic leader Dick ...



Falls Church, ‘You’re the Top!’ Ranked #1 In America in Health, Growth, Liveability  Falls Church News Press

The national profile of the modest and petite City of Falls Church, Virginia, has shot up from practically non-existent to the heady leader of the pack in no less ...



Never Again: The School Shooting Generation  WUSA9.com

Today's students have grown up in a post-Columbine world. After witnessing school shooting after school shooting, they're headed to the streets and the polls to ...



Rebel Round Ball Classic happens Dec. 26 | Sports  Fairfaxtimes.com

Next week, amidst the presents, family celebrations, and the chaos, 15 teams from around Northern Virginia and one Canadian school will compete.



Sexting scandal erupts at Virginia middle schools  The Daily Dot

Falls Church police investigators recovered multiple explicit images, discovered some were posted on social media and learned one high school student ...



7 Northern Virginia Schools Receive Bomb Threats by Robocall  NBC4 Washington

Seven Northern Virginia schools received bomb threats by robocall about midday Friday, law enforcement officials said. Authorities are investigating whether the ...



Mason’s ‘Metamorphoses’ Does Ancient Poem Justice  Falls Church News Press

THE POOL CENTRAL to the play was cleverly constructed by Mason's technical director John Ballou (Photo: Carol Sly). The student team who shared talents ...



VA Has 103 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018, US News Says  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Virginia's Best Schools According To US News - Old Town Alexandria, VA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



Falls Church Schools Change Schedule For Winter Weather  Patch.com

Falls Church Schools Change Schedule For Weather - Falls Church, VA - Falls Church City Public Schools announced an early release for expected winter ...



Falls Church City Public Schools Calendar: When Is Spring Break, Last Day of School?  Patch.com

Falls Church Public Schools: When Is Spring Break? - Falls Church, VA - We've got those upcoming dates and other events that parents will want to know about ...



Falls Church City Public Schools earns IB Certification for all grades  WJLA

For more than 30 years high school students in Falls Church City Public Schools have been exposed to the International Baccalaureate program.IB is a ...



Memorial for Richard Marsh at GMHS Sunday  Falls Church Times

By FALLS CHURCH TIMES STAFF November 19, 2011. A memorial *service* for Richard Marsh will be held this Sunday, November 20th at the George Mason ...



Falls Church student named National Student Poet  WJLA

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABC7) — Annie Castillo's love of writing emerged around the age of 8. "Sort of just a hobby and I definitely wrote a lot of rhyming poems," ...



Samuel Waters, Memorable Valjean In GMHS’ ‘Les Mis,’ Dies at Age 22  Falls Church News Press

Samuel J. Waters died last week at his parents' home in Falls Church after a long, five year battle with cancer. He was two months short of his 23rd birthday.



Millions in school bonds on ballots in Northern Virginia  The Washington Post

Three Northern Virginia school districts are seeking voter approval for millions of dollars to construct or renovate facilities, which officials say is necessary to ...



24/7 Wall St. Ranks F.C. School System No. 1 in Virginia  Falls Church News Press

24/7 Wall St., a financial news and commentary web site, has ranked Falls Church City Public Schools the best school system in Virginia in a survey entitled, ...



Where to watch July 4th fireworks in DC, Maryland, and Virginia  WUSA9.com

WASHINGTON -- Looking for the best place to watch fireworks for July 4th? There is no shortage of locations to choose from around the DC area. Here are some ...



Eighth-graders taking Advanced Placement language classes? S�.  The Washington Post

Last year, Falls Church students Bruno Del Moral and Marie Roche took Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture and got excellent scores on the ...



Shields Reveals Virginia Tech Talks On GMHS Campus Development  Falls Church News Press

TASK FORCE MEMBERS working on economic development for the west end high school campus site met early last Friday morning at City Hall, along with City ...



Teacher wants to 'get the ball rolling' about testicular cancer awareness  Fredericksburg.com

As Justin Birckbichler has talked with anyone who will listen about testicular cancer, the Spotsylvania County man has been described in many ways.



Athletes honored at Vienna banquet | Sports  Inside NoVA

At the recent Vienna Youth Inc. Hall of Fame Banquet at Westwood Country Club, the event celebrated 2018 graduating high school seniors. Some were issued ...



Cappies celebrate student theater | People And Places  Fairfaxtimes.com

In its19th year, the annual Cappies Gala at the Kennedy Center, a celebration of student theater in the National Capital Area, remains as *fresh*, joyous and ...



Fairfax Co. high school ranks near top of national rankings — again  WTOP

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology ranks fifth on the U.S. News & World Report list of the country's best public high schools.



Crime Report: Art Destruction at Howard E. Herman Park & Laundry Detergent Theft  Falls Church News Press

There has been a spree of property destruction at Howard E. Herman park, according to the latest City of Falls Church crime report issued this week. The first ...



West End Alexandria July 4th Fireworks, Live Stream: 2018 Guide  Patch.com

West End Alexandria July 4th Fireworks: 2018 Guide - West End Alexandria, VA - Here's your full guide to Alexandria's fireworks, a live stream and the weather ...



GMHS, MEH Ice Hockey to Begin Friday  Falls Church Times

By FALLS CHURCH TIMES STAFF November 1, 2012. The ice hockey clubs at George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School begin ...



Mustangs Make Their Mark Outside Classroom  Falls Church News Press

George Mason High School junior Erik Boesen met with Congressman Don Beyer Jr. on Friday to discuss the future of tech policy. Boesen had won the ...



F.C. Kept in Dark About WMATA Plans to Develop W. Falls Church  Falls Church News Press

Despite the desires and expressed intentions of top City of Falls Church officials to seek cooperation and collaboration with the surrounding areas as they ...



Your DC-Area Fourth of July Fireworks Finder: 2018 Edition  NBC4 Washington

Independence Day is here, and with it, the rush for the best spot to watch the fireworks. A Capitol Fourth on the National Mall is always a great time... and it's ...



Richard White, Formerly of Falls Church, Dies at 55  Falls Church News Press

Richard White, a former resident of Falls Church, died suddenly on Monday, February 27, 2017. He was born July 15, 1961 in Washington, D.C. and lived in ...



How well is the region doing at planning for growth near Metro?  Greater Greater Washington

The jurisdictions in our region have taken measurable steps towards implementing transit-oriented development by upzoning land near the region's 91 Metrorail ...



Mason High’s Joel Block Named Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher  Falls Church News Press

The Washington Post is recognizing George Mason High School mathematics and finance teacher Joel Block as this year's Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher ...



Review Of Monty Pythons Spamalot  Patch.com

FAIRFAX CITY, VA - From The Cappies: By Alexa Schwartzman of Oakton High School: Holy Grail! You will go cocoNUTS for George Mason High School's ...



LIST: Several protests, demonstrations planned nationwide for gun control  W*USA 9

Since a shooting at a Florida school took the lives of 17 people on Valentine's Day, a national debate on gun control has been in full swing.



Vienna July 4th Fireworks, Splash Park and More: 2018 Guide  Vienna, VA Patch

Vienna July 4th Fireworks, Splash Park and More - Vienna, VA - Here's your full guide to fireworks and other fun happening in Vienna as well as the weather ...



Cabin purveyor with Va. roots takes wild ride on ‘Shark Tank’  WTOP

A Falls Church native spoke to WTOP about his vacation startup Getaway and his big pitch to the investors on the reality show “Shark Tank.”



Mason Athletic Department Gives Inaugural “Champions of Character” Awards  Falls Church News Press

The winners of the inaugural Champions of Character awards (except for Michaela Albright, who was absent for a basketball game) with the Falls Church City ...



28-Year-Old Lifelong Resident of Falls Church Aaron White Dies  Falls Church News Press

Aaron Theodore White, who was born at Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia on New Year's Eve in 1987 was the last baby born in the hospital that year. He died ...



Midnight in the Garden of Knowledge and Red Bull  Falls Church Times

By SCOTT TAYLOR Falls Church Times Staff. A “Mustang Birthday” marks the tenure of a George Mason High School teacher, and Asheesh Misra spent his first ...



Former GMHS Drama Teacher Frank Marino Dies  Falls Church News Press

Frank Marino, the popular drama teacher at Falls Church's George Mason High School from the mid-1990s until his arrest, and then conviction, on six counts of ...



Decal Design Contest Winners Announced  Falls Church News Press

On Monday night the winners of the 2018-2019 Vehicle Decal Design Contest were announced at the City Council meeting. First place, with the honor of having ...



George Mason High School FIRST Robotics Team 1418  Falls Church Times

The George Mason High School FIRST Robotics Team 1418 had a great time at the FIRST Robotics DC Regional Competition at the DC Convention Center on ...



2015 SOL tests: Best and worst Northern Va. schools on reading, math and more  WTOP

WASHINGTON — Fairfax County's selective Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology leads the way among individual schools with 100 ...



News headlines by Google News for George Mason High School Falls Church VA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include George Mason High . This site has been created to offer a place for GMHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the George Mason High alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.