Chief Harry Reitze celebrated after 37-year career in law enforcement.
Chief Harry Reitze was humbled by the packed room of law enforcement brethren and City of Falls Church residents that gathered Thursday to wish him well as he retires after 37 years as a police officer. Reitze, chief of the city’s police department, received several momentous gifts including two American flags – one that was flown over the United States Capitol and another that was flown over the Virginia Capitol in Richmond. The chief followed several presentations from old and young colleagues and was at a loss for words early in his farewell speech. “Over the years, my service has amounted to much more than I thought,” Reitze said. “My experience in this city has been beyond anything I could imagine.” Reitze announced his retirement in …
Two assistant principals at the school also leaving at year's end.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
By Christine Allen For almost 34 years at J.E.B. Stuart High School, Principal Pamela Jones has held her fair share of positions since starting off her career as a special education teacher in October of 1978. Holding titles such as ID department chair and Special Education department chair, as well as acting assistant principal up until her current position as principal. Ironically enough, Jones attended Falls Church High School as a student. When offered the job at Stuart, her initial reaction was, “but that’s my rival high school!” “All I could hear in the back of my head was my dad saying, ‘Pam, you need a job,’” Jones said. “As soon as I took the job at J.E.B. Stuart, I knew I was always a Raider.” Jones recalls her favorite memory at…