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BASIS student named among nation’s top STEM teens

Chelsea Hu, a Buteo Scholar as BASIS Independent McLean, recently was named one of “16 Under 16 in STEM” by The74, a news site covering education. An independent panel of judges rated students on creativity, change-making and resilience. Hu was...

More local students named National Merit Scholarship recipients

A number of local students were among 30 from across Fairfax County’s public schools to receive the latest round of National Merit Scholarships.They were among a group of approximately 2,500 students nationally who will receive funding directly from the...

BASIS Independent McLean school leaders excited about coming year

BASIS Independent McLean leaders learned much after weathering the pandemic last year, and will provide some new offerings this fall. “This year, we are looking forward to getting back to a school year that looks a little closer to pre-pandemic,”...

BASIS student lauded for research, athletic prowess

Chelsea Hu, a Buteo Scholar and freshman at BASIS Independent McLean, was honored with two awards at the national Rho Psi Society award ceremony on May 8. The organization, founded in 1916 at Cornell University, aims to promote friendship and...

Local schools move ahead in quiz-bowl competition

With its championship win at the Thomas Jefferson Middle School Tournament, the quiz-bowl team from Longfellow Middle School has proved itself worthy to play on a national stage. On Saturday, May 1, the team will represent its school in a...

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...

Fairfax students gear up for National Science Bowl

Students from a number of schools across the Sun Gazette coverage area will be participating in regional competition of the National Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. BASIS Independent McLean, Cooper Middle School, Longfellow Middle School, Nysmith...
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McLean Symphony is tuning up for season-opener

The McLean Symphony will open its 2022-23 season with a performance on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at...
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