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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Education

Schools & Military, 6/17/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. George Bolton of Arlington earned a doctor of ministry degree during recent commencement exercises at George Fox University.The following Arlington students earned degrees during recent commencement exercises...

Arlington unveils school trail detailing desegregation effort

The Arlington County government and school systems have dedicated the “Stratford Commemorative Trail,” which describes the events leading up to the integration of what was then Stratford Junior High School in 1959. The trail also looks at efforts to integrate...

Proposal floated for arts center at Mason campus in Arlington

It never hurts to ask – the worst anyone can say is “no” – and an advocate for performing-arts venues brought up the subject of a new performing-arts facility on the Arlington campus of George Mason University during a...

Schools & Military, 6/10/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** Sara Gustafson of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts degree in English during recent commencement exercises at Grove City College. ** Clara Gardner and Gibson Cameron of...

New Marymount chaplain brings wealth of experience

A native of Kenya has been tapped as the new chaplain at Marymount University, and will begin work Aug. 9 with Catholic Campus Ministry as part of the institution’s Office of Ministry and Spiritual Life. Rev. Gabriel Muteru was appointed...

Kadera gets company in School Board race

It likely will be more a coronation than an election on Nov. 2, but Democratic Arlington School Board endorsee Mary Kadera will still have a race to run. Major Mike Webb, who has floated around the periphery of the Northern...

Another round of library reopenings slated

With most of its facilities locked up tight for the past 15 months – due first to COVID and then to purported budget woes – the Arlington government’s library system in early July will return to a slightly greater...

GOP leader questions legitimacy of Democratic caucus

A key leader of the Arlington County Republican Committee last week mused publicly whether the powers-that-be of the Arlington County Democratic Committee put their thumbs on the scale to help a School Board candidate across the finish line. The Democratic...

Special event to kick off summer-reading program

The Arlington County library system will host an in-person kickoff to its summer-reading initiative on Friday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Westover Library. The event will feature artist and athlete Spinny Johnson. “Summer reading helps kids and...

PHOTOS: Books and animals help kick off summer!

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) on June 2 hosted its “Parade of Animals” kickoff to summertime. The fun time for all featured the chance for youth at its apartment communities to get up close in personal with a...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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