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Newington Forest Elementary School alumni are asked to contact the school to help with the "Where are they now?" section of the alumni book to be distributed at the school's 20th anniversary celebration on Nov. 16, 2-4 p.m., at the school. Alumni are asked to share their best memories, both of Newington Forest and since graduating, and give some information about their current lives. Alumni may mail the information to the school or complete an alumni information form online at www.fcps.edu/NewingtonForestES. Contact Patricia Portare by writing to her at Newington Forest Elementary School, 8001 Newington Forest Ave., Springfield, VA 22153; calling 703-923-2617; or e-mailing Patricia.Patore@fcps.edu.
Calling all boys in first through fifth grades. September kicks off the annual Join Scouting campaign in Burke, Annandale, Fairfax, Clifton and Fairfax Station areas. Over the next month Cub Scout Packs will be distributing information about how elementary school-age boys and their families can join in the fun and adventure of Cub Scouting. Information will be available at back to school nights, local churches and through neighborhood associations. Each Cub Scout Pack will host Join Scouting Night, a special recruiting event in late September. For more information, contact patriotjsn@netscape or contact the area Scouting membership staff at 703-426-1303.