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The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) is hosting College for Kids, with day camps for all ages and interests.

* Academic Camp. Power Academy, for grades 1 through 8, focuses on developing English and math skills, but finds time for cultural history, art, basketball and soccer instruction as well. The four-week session is offered through Friday, Aug. 20. Students attend Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

To register or for more information visit www.nvcc.edu/annandale/continuing/kids.htm or call 703-323-3102. The Annandale Campus is located at 8333 Little River Turnpike.

Robinson Secondary School hosts its Class of 1984 20-Year Reunion, Saturday, Sept. 11, from 6:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., at Mango Mikes Restaurant, Alexandria. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

Annandale High School hosts its Class of 1979 25-Year Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 7:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m., at The Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

Lake Braddock High School's class of 1994 celebrates its 10 year reunion on Oct. 2 at the Hyatt Arlington, 1325 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Lake Braddock High School's class of 1984 celebrates its 20 year reunion on Oct. 9, at Doubletree Hotel Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

W.T. Woodson High School sponsors its Class of 1984 20-Year Reunion, on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 8 p.m. - midnight, at The State Theatre, Falls Church. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

W.T. Woodson High School sponsors its Class of 1979 25-Year Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the International Country Club, Chantilly. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

Hayfield Secondary School hosts its Class of 1994 10-Year Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at The Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

Fairfax High School's class of 1974 celebrates its 30-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Hyatt Fair Lakes Hotel, 12777 Fair Lakes Circle. For more information, visit www.GreatReunions.com.

Magarette Le, a senior Girl Scout of Springfield, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor achievable in Girl Scouting. To achieve this honor, Magarette and other volunteers worked with elementary age children at a local YMCA in educational and fun activities.

Giant Food LLC recently presented West Springfield High School with a check for $7,759.15, from the company's 2003-04 A+ BonusBucks program. West Springfield was one of the top 10 cash grant recipients from the 2003-04 program.

Jamey Chianetta of Garfield Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Heather Cox of Jackson Middle School completed her yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Erin Jones of West Springfield Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Twila Mack of Olde Creek Elementary School completed the yearlong internship as part of the Learning, Empowering, Assessing and Developing (LEAD) Fairfax program.

Heather Shuttleworth from Edison High School has been selected to attend Governor's School for Humanities at the University of Richmond. To be selected to participate in Governor's School, students must be nominated by their high school.

Thuy-Van Tina Ho of Springfield has been selected to receive the 2004 Laura Ashley Piper scholarship from Fairfax County Public Schools. Tina Ho is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

W.T. Woodson High School students Peter Andre, Dayna Atiyeh, Andrew Beck, Rachel Becker, Elizabeth Cunningham, Richard Cutts, David Donnelly, Elizabeth Eckels, Kayla Feller, Christopher Hain, Joanna Herrmann, Raymond John, Katie Johnson, Kevin Koser, Benjamin Linfield, Grant Miller, Jennifer Nelson, Michael Neri, James Rowan, Elissa Williams, were among the graduates whom received a final grade of 4.0 or higher during their four years at the school.

Woodson High School student Laura Honan recently participated in the U.S. Naval Academy's week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. The program was designed to give students a taste of the challenges and benefits of a Naval Academy education through academics, physical training and other challenges.

Kimberly R. Vowell, daughter of Karen M. and Joseph W. Vowell of Springfield, recently participated in the Naval Academy’s week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. This seminar was designed for upcoming students to get a feel for the challenges and benefits of a Navel Academy education.

Jonathan D. Crespo, son of Carole C. and Alfredo Crespo of Springfield, recently participated in the Naval Academy’s week-long summer seminar program in Annapolis, Md. This seminar was designed for upcoming students to get a feel for the challenges and benefits to a Navel Academy education.