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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...

Arlington students spend spring break with tiger-rescue group

Two Arlington residents were among more than 60 James Madison University students who participated in Alternative Fall Break, a chance for participants to partner with non-profit agencies during the Oct. 21-23 period. Charlotte Terry and Elena Ogbe of Arlington spent...

FCPS students honored with AP accolades

Sixty-six Fairfax County Public Schools students earned the Advanced Placement (AP) Capstone Diploma and an additional 23 earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate during the 2020-21 school year. The AP Capstone diploma program is a two-year effort that works...

Local students using art to help younger children

Youth Creativity Project, a nonprofit developed by McLean High School students, aims to help children in health-care centers through art activities. The group relies on donations to fund recurring art-activity programs. Since fall 2020, the group has worked with hospitals...

Fairfax students complete global-leaders curriculum

Eighty-six Fairfax County high-school seniors, who recently completed the Global Leaders of Fairfax County program, were honored by county officials at a May 23 closing ceremony at the Mason District Park Amphitheater. Founded in 2020 by former at-large Fairfax County...

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...
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Weather concerns nix weekend’s MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts has announced cancellation of its Oct. 2 MPAartfest due to pending weather issues. "The decision...
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