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Cricket field could be coming to Mason Fairfax campus

A field to host professional cricket matches on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University could be in place by 2025 as part of a plan unveiled Nov. 30. Major League Cricket (MLC) and its Washington, D.C.-based investor Sanjay Govil...

Fairfax planners recommend expansion of Mosaic Elementary

Plans to expand and renovate Mosaic Elementary School in Oakton – and bump up its student capacity by a wee tad – received the Fairfax County Planning Commission’s unanimous recommendation Nov. 14. The existing 69,635-square-foot school was built in 1964...

Mason alumnus returning to give commencement address

A George Mason University alumnus who went on to make his mark in higher education will return to serve as speaker at the university’s winter commencement, slated for Dec. 15. Gregory Fowler earned a master’s degree in English at Mason...

Man faces charges in crash that killed motorcyclist

Authorities have charged a 79-year-old Fairfax man in connection with an Oct. 25 collision in Fair Oaks that killed a motorcyclist, Fairfax County police said Nov. 22. According to police, Mazher Rajput was driving a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee in...

CAPPIES: Oakton flips ‘Peter Pan’ story, focuses on Wendy

What happens when the damsel in distress becomes the hero? Oakton High School answered this question by beautifully capturing Wendy Darling’s side of the story in its production of “Wendy and Peter Pan.”

CAPPIES: Madison thespians serve up creative take on Shakespeare

In a show full of deception and drama, there’s one thing to be sure of: the ado about James Madison’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing” definitely isn’t about nothing!

Potomac School students learn about music of Indonesia

Students from The Potomac School in McLean recently participated in an educational program with visiting musicians, arranged by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia. During the excursion, students learned about the angklung, an Indonesian musical instrument made from bamboo,...

Rotary Club effort helps students use just the right words

The Internet has its place. of course, but for local students, there often is nothing better than a traditional, hands-on dictionary in book form. And this fall, 1,200 third-grade students in the local area are becoming the beneficiaries of brand-new...

‘Snowman in Concert’ coming to Madison High

The James Madison High School choral and orchestra departments will present “The Snowman in Concert” on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the high school. The event will include a screening of the film based on Raymond...

Schools & Military, 11/17/22 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. •• Frank Macchiarola of McLean has been inducted into the University of Texas at Austin chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi all-discippline honor society. • Anton Kopti II...
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