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Education

MCA backs capital projects sought by Madeira

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board of directors on April 7 passed a resolution in support of multiple capital improvements being sought by Madeira School. Officials at the all-girls private high school in McLean wish to replace an existing science...

Fairfax Schools & Military, 4/8/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. O’Kelly McWilliams of Oakton has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Wofford College.Einas Abu-El Hawa of Vienna has been initiated into the...

Fairfax library to offer phone-in storytime

The Fairfax County library system has inaugurated “dial-a-story” service for children ages 3 to 5. Local residents can call in and listen to stories read by county librarians. Stories are offered in both English and Spanish by calling (703) 246-2665. “This...

McLean group to mull Madeira upgrade proposal

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board on April 7 will ponder a resolution supporting Madeira School’s plans for multiple upgrades at its 375-acre McLean campus. Madeira School, an all-girls private high school located at 8328 Georgetown Pike in McLean, is...

For BASIS students, the (spring) show must go on

The drama club at BASIS Independent McLean (BIM) will premiere a sold-out, drive-through play on April 9-10. Audience members will view the performance from their cars as they drive from scene to scene in the parking lot. The school has been...

FCPS students win honors in DECA competition

A total of 193 students from 15 Fairfax County Public Schools high schools were recognized as competitive-event winners at the Virginia DECA State Leadership Conference, advancing to international competition. Thirty-five students were named firstplace winners, 28 students earned second-place awards,...

Students head to Va. science, engineering fair

Local students picked up their share of awards at the 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which showcased more than 200 high-school science projects via recorded videos. Over 290 students presented their research projects in a wide...

Students bring home national art, writing awards

Original works of art and writing by students from Fairfax County Public Schools earned 27 national medals in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program. First-place winners from the Sun Gazette coverage area included Sara Bowers of McLean High School;...

Great Falls couple honored for support of Hebrew University

Bradley and Sheryl Schwartz of Great Falls have been recognized with the Leaders of Distinction Award by the American Friends of Hebrew University (AFHU) for their significant contributions toward construction of a Biosafety Level 3 lab, the first of...

Schools & Military, 4/1/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. Hao Wu of Great Falls earned a master of business administration degree during recent commencement exercises at New York Institute of Technology. Mehran Ansari of Vienna has...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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