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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Education

Madeira School campus plan wins county approval

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 voted 10-0 to grant a special exception allowing Madeira School to add a new science building, more faculty housing and improved equestrian facilities on its McLean campus. The school now may build a new,...

Langley School breaks ground on new building

Officials from The Langley School broke ground June 18 for a new state-of-the-art building on its 9.2-acre McLean campus, which they said would support the school’s evolving program. The school this summer will raze an existing library building and begin...

Schools & Military, 6/17/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. The following local students earned degrees with honors during recent commencement exercises at James Madison University: Michelle Wu of Vienna earned a degree in communication sciences and disorders,...

Flint Hill grads asked to live lives on their terms

For perhaps the first time since March 13, 2020, the entire Flint Hill School Class of 2021 was in the same room together at their June 11 graduation, where they received recognition and had their voices heard.

Potomac School grads urged to define themselves as leaders

Potomac School senior Tommy Labrecque was having a hard time accepting the deaths of two classmates when a wrestling coach recommended he find three people to take care of and three others to have his back. Labrecque took that advice...

Oakwood School embarks on expansion effort

The Fairfax-based Oakwood School marked a major milestone in continuing efforts to provide special education in the region with a June 3 ceremony marking the kickoff of new facilities. Though planned for some time, the new construction will help accommodate...

Mason leaders could aim big in plans for Fairfax campus

A modest renewal or a major re-imagination? Both possibilities remain in the cards for the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. The university’s original and largest venue “provides opportunities we just don’t have at our other campuses,” said Gregory Janks,...

Oakton grads undeterred by challenges they faced

Oakton High School’s Class of 2021 was undeterred by the pandemic and sees the world with kaleidoscopic vision, student speaker Sara Razavi said at the June 9 graduation ceremony. “Even as black holes may drain our very hope and light,...

Supervisors seek $360M school-bond referendum for fall

If Fairfax County residents in November continue their longstanding trend of passing school-bond referendums, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will have an additional $360 million to put toward capital improvements. The Board of Supervisors on June 8 unanimously adopted a...

Schools & Military, 6/10/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** Claire Wolff of McLean earned a degree in legal studies and economics during recent commencement exercises at Bowdoin College. ** Corey Mayfield of Tysons earned a bachelor’s...
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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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