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Education

Vienna Optimists bestow student scholarships

Six seniors from James Madison, George C. Marshall and Oakton high schools have been named recipients of $2,500 college scholarships as part of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna’s 2021 Carol Waite Brennan Youth Appreciation Awards. Lauren Richardson and Peyton...

Marshall High choirs to celebrate with Disney works

The George C. Marshall High School Choir brings the magic live on stage with a Dec. 10-11 production of “Disney in December,” a high-energy performance, complete with costumes and choreography, of favorite Disney songs by 105 students. Marshall five award-winning...

Community College preps for first winter commencement

To accommodate an ever-increasing enrollment, spread the celebrations throughout the year and resume in-person ceremonies put on hold by the pandemic, Northern Virginia Community College will hold its first-ever winter commencement on Dec. 14. A trio of ceremonies will be...

‘Snowman in Concert’ returns to Madison High School

After a break last year due to COVID, “‘The Snowman’ in Concert” will return to James Madison High School in 2021 with a performance on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m. The choral and orchestra departments will host the event,...

CAPPIES: Strong cast does justice to ‘The Mousetrap’

Murder! Intrigue! Mystery! What could be more exciting than that? How about a surprise-twist ending that has captivated audiences for nearly 70 years?!

FCPS students named to regional orchestra

A total of 103 students representing 18 Fairfax County public schools were named to the 2021 Northern Virginia Senior Regional Orchestra, with 28 additional students selected as alternates. The resulting concert – held to be held today (Nov. 13) at...

Welcome to modern times: FCPS faces school-lunch shortages

Students in Fairfax County Public Schools may be getting their lunches free this year, but that doesn’t mean they’re getting the offerings they want. County school officials have acknowledged that a bump up in breakfast- and lunch-participation rates, plus nationwide...

BASIS McLean student perfect in AP psychology exam

BASIS Independent McLean officials announced Nov. 9 that junior Daria Lhommedieu, a member of the Class of 2023, had earned a perfect score on the Advanced Placement (AP) psychology exam – something accomplished by only six of the more...

Tysons Interfaith lauds winners of art, essay competitions

Tysons Interfaith, a nonprofit comprised of 19 faith communities in the Tysons area, has announced the results of its first annual essay and art contest. The competition, titled “A Whole New World Starts Now,” invited people of all ages to...

Technology Council CEO lauded by Mason with alumni award

Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) president and CEO Jennifer Taylor has been awarded the George Mason University’s School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award. Taylor, who earned a master of business administration degree at Mason in 1998, “epitomizes the career and...
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Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at...
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