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Editor’s Notebook: Darn you, smart kids!

We're in the thick of it now. The thick of dean's-list time. Because we in Sun Gazette-land know that the way to a reader's heart is through his or her children, we're big on student-achievement items. And each year right...

More resources planned to stop students harming selves, others

It’s the thought that counts, perhaps, and Arlington Superintendent Francisco Durán has been thinking about the rise, nationally and in some cases locally, in drug abuse, suicide and acts of violence among students. “We need to work together. We have...

Editor’s Notebook: Time for a pubescent politician?

Yesterday's start of the General Assembly session meant a bazillion bills were dumped into the Virginia Legislative Information System, the state service that tracks the movement of each of those pieces of legislation from start to finish – whether...

MCC seeks ‘youth ambassadors’ to spread word

The McLean Community Center has announced creation of “MCC Youth Ambassadors” to provide an outlet for teens to have their voice heard in the programming of the community center. Ambassadors will serve as liaisons between community youth and the two...

McLean Project for Arts to feature student artwork

The McLean Project for the Art will have artwork by local students on display at the Ramp Gallery, located at the MPA’s headquarters at the McLean Community Center. The exhibition, on display through Nov. 1, showcases work created by students...

Commentary: Parents need to instill values into youth

One late April night, I was leaving a high-school baseball game with my friends when a car drove up filled with people.

Commentary: Education key in supporting youth with food allergies

As summer winds down, I begin to think about the transition back into the classroom.

AHC lauds volunteers for mentoring students

Non-profit housing provider AHC Inc. recently celebrated its nearly 350 individuals and groups that contribute time and talents through educational and social-services programs. “Thanks to them, students are achieving academic success and going to college and families and seniors are...

Editor’s Notebook: Pick the real threat (choice of 3)

Yours truly was toodling down King Street/Route 7 in the Hyundai yesterday when I spied a group of eight students, likely from nearby Wakefield High School, waiting to run across the roadway (there being no traffic light in the...

DAR lauds students with good-citizenship awards

The Fairfax County chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), recently presented two local students with the DAR Good Citizens Award in recognition of their outstanding qualities of good citizenship: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. The recipients, Kara Park of...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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