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Woodson High School

<bt>Because of the recent sniper troubles, some important events at Woodson have been postponed and canceled. Fairfax County has decided whether to cancel outdoor activities on a day-by-day basis this week. Field trips are included in these decisions. In addition, homecoming activities are being rescheduled for the week beginning Nov. 18. Despite the many sports postponements and cancellations, Woodson's football team was able to play South Lakes in Richmond. Woodson finally prevailed, winning the game in quadruple overtime, 40-34.

Congratulations to choral director Michael Ehrlich for being named to the USA Today All-USA Teacher teams. The Choral Department's winter concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Woodson auditorium.

Woodson students were recently recognized for their academic achievements. Congratulations to the 38 seniors who won awards through the National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship programs. Six Woodson students won semifinalist status, 31 won commended status, and one student, Mason Jennings, won the Outstanding Participant Award through the National Achievement program. One hundred and four current Woodson students and 2002 graduates won AP Scholar Awards, including 36 current seniors who will be eligible for higher awards next year.