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Vietnam vets again support back-to-school drive

The Dean K. Phillips Memorial Chapter 227, Vietnam Veterans of America, for the 12th consecutive year has provided back-to-school gift cards to students and veterans through the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) initiaive. A total of 46 students received gift...

Commentary: Students need community support now more than ever

As students return to the classroom, the lingering impact of the pandemic and lost learning opportunities remain.

Workshop to focus on easing return-to-school stress

The return to school often provokes myriad emotions – excitement, nervousness, anxiety – and this year is no exception. Recognizing that families may be a little more anxious than usual as the new school year kicks off, the non-profit Safe...

Langley School kicks off year with big enrollment

The Langley School in McLean began its fall classes Sept. 8 with slightly more than 500 students, its highest enrollment in more than a decade, school officials said. The private school, which serves students ranging from preschool through eighth grade,...

Back-to-school effort supports families of veterans

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 of Northern Virginia has donated a total of 90 gift cards to veterans and children of veterans in the Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH) program, continuing an effort started 11 years ago. The gift...

Oakcrest School in expansive mood as new school year arrives

Private, all-girls Oakcrest School made it through the worst of the pandemic and is making final preparations for the new school year. The school, located at 1619 Crowell Road in the Vienna/Reston area, will open classes for sixth- through eighth-graders...
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