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Student project holds prospect of cheap, reliable energy

Kriesh Tivare, a student at Cooper Middle School, has been named one of 31 State Merit Winners in the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge competition. Tivare’s project submission was “Nifty Nanogenerators,” a prototype that demonstrated a novel way for power...

Cooper Middle student named among best young scientists

Kriesh Tivare of Cooper Middle School has been a state merit winner in the 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The challenge asks students in grades 5 to 8 to identify an everyday problem in their classroom, community or the world,...

Cooper Middle School band program wins international honor

The Cooper Middle School Band program has been selected by the John Philip Sousa Foundation to receive the 2021 Sudler Cup, an international award honoring concert bands at the secondary-school level for outstanding musical excellence. Only 60 schools have received...

Local schools in queue for FCPS makeovers

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) currently is planning for and constructing renovations at 26 schools. Schools in the Sun Gazette’s readership area that are receiving renovation attention this summer include: • Louise Archer Elementary School, where Architecture Inc. has begun planning...

Cooper Middle School students finish 4-4 in quiz bowl

A team from Cooper Middle School was among 111 middle-school quiz-bowl teams from across the nation to participate in the 2021 Middle School National Championship Tournament, finishing the tournament with a 4-4 record. The Cooper team, one of five from...

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...

McLean AAUW lauds essay-contest winners

The McLean area branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has announced winners of its 2021 STEM Essay Contest. The contest was open to seventh- and eighth-grade students (girls and boys) at local public and private schools, who...

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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