Amy Kurjanowicz, right, with Ilana Reyes

22 years at Mason, many more abroad

Director of Counseling Ms. Amy Kurjanowicz is retiring after 22 years with the Falls Church City schools. Her departure means the end of an era, a long professional career, but it also marks the beginning of a ...
Andrea Dilao walking on a beach as a baby.

Do-it-yourself Dilao

I knew Andrea Dilao was a legend even before I met her for an interview. Andrea Dilao, who wears the title “Miss Mason,” is not only famous for her outstanding work for the Student Council Association (SCA), bu...
President of Best Buddies, senior Lauren Capozzi (left) stands next to senior life skills students, Jake Nystrom (right) at the Best Buddies Friendship walk. This event took place on October 15th in D.C. (Photo Courtesy: Lauren Capozzi).

The best of Best Buddies

It is one thing to have a best friend, but it is entirely something different to have a Best Buddy. Just ask life skills student, senior Jake Nystrom, whose Best Buddies pal is president of the club, senior...