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<lst>Know something that should be featured in School Notes? Awards? Special events? School fairs? Fax a brief write-up to 703-917-0991 or write an e-mail to Nina M. Dry at vienna@connectionnewspapers.com. Call 703-917-6422.

Alumni from Chantilly High School Class of 1999 are participating in an online community at http://classreport.com/usa/va/chantilly/chs/1999. There are no registration fees required to join. This class-based alumni Web site features changing content daily. View current class news, exchange opinions and stay up to date with the message board.

The Herb Block Foundation offers at least 50 community college scholarships annually to Washington, D.C., area high school graduates pursuing either academic or vocational training. The program is designed to serve high school graduates, first year college students or those who went to work after high school and now wish to resume their studies. Applications and supporting documents must be received by Dec. 1, 2004. High School counselors and financial aid directors at schools in the area are provided with application forms and brochures. For additional information, call 609-771-7878.

Oakton Class of 1984 hosts its 20-Year High School Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at The State Theatre, Falls Church. For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

James Madison High School Class of 1984 celebrates its 20-Year High School Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at The Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner (The Capital Club). For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

James Madison High School Class of 1964 celebrates its 40-Year High School Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., at The Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner (Junior Ballroom). For more information or tickets, visit www.capitalreunions.com.

Fairfax County Public Schools sponsor its 29th annual College Fair on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Fair Oaks Mall. More than 350 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada will be represented at the Fair, including two-year and four-year colleges, business, technical and nursing schools. For more information, visit http://www.fcps.edu/DSSSE/CollegeFairNight, call 703-876-5248 or students can talk to their school counselors and career center specialists. Fair Oaks Mall is located at 11750 Fair Oaks, Fairfax.

Fairfax County Public Schools sponsor College Night on Monday, Oct. 18, at Hayfield Secondary School, 7630 Telegraph Road. This program offers workshops related to college admissions and:

• Attending and affording private colleges.

• College athletics and the NCAA.

• Considerations for students with disabilities in the college admissions process.

• Financial aid.

• Successful strategies for college-bound minority students.

• Writing the college application essay.

• The admissions process for students pursuing the arts.

For more information, visit http://www.fcps.edu/DSSSE/CollegeFairNight, call 703-876-5248 or students can talk to their school counselors and career center specialists.

Oakton High School's class of 1994 celebrates its 10-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Holiday Inn, 4610 Fairfax Drive, Arlington.

Vienna Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Youth Sports Camps throughout the summer. Children can learn the fundamentals of golf, horseback riding, fencing, tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, football and cheerleading. For information on dates and fees for each camp, call 703-255-6360.

Girl Scouts. Two age groups open to girls between 5 and 11, and 11 and 17, with activities/events planned all year round. Activities include high-adventure outings such as rock climbing, white-water rafting and back packing, international and national travel, internship opportunities on Capitol Hill, theater, art, science, technology and making friends. For more information, call Betsy Kiger at 1-800-523-7898, ext. 578, Sharon Fontanella at 703-451-4680 or Dale Hook at 703-866-1840. Visit www.studio2B.org or www.gscnc.org.

Hillman Terzian has enrolled at Hampden-Sydney College as a Venable Scholar. The Venable Scholarship recognizes students for their distinguished achievement in secondary school. Terzian, a graduate of Oakton High School, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip H. Terzian of Oakton.

Christopher Garrett, a student from Oakton High School, recently completed the Pre-Collegiate Program in Early American History. While enrolled, students lived in a residence hall, and upon completion received four hours of college credit.