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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.

Summer Solutions, a fair featuring various summer camps and programs, takes place on Sunday, Feb. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Tysons Westpark Hotel, 8401 Westpark Drive. 2005 brochures and applications are available. For more information, visit www.summersolutions.com or call Summer Solutions at 703 255 2540 or send an e-mail to info@summersolutions.com.

Valentine's Dance. Club Phoenix presents a sixth grade Valentine's Dance on Friday, Feb. 11, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the club, 120 Cherry St., S.E., Vienna. Event includes food, drinks and games. Free. For more information, call 703-255-6360.

Sallie Mae Fund and the National Association for College Admission Counseling sponsor "Paying for College," a free workshop for high school students and their families, on Feb. 12, at 11 a.m., at Madison High School, 500 James Madison Drive, Vienna. U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-11th) will be in attendance. Seating for this program is limited. For more information or to register, call 1-877-840-8224 or visit www.salliemaefund.org.

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. sponsors the Long & Foster Scholarship Program, awarding $1,000 to each of 200 recipients for the 2005-06 academic year. The monetary scholarship award will be made payable directly to the college or university in the student's name. The deadline for applying is March 1, and the scholarships will be awarded in the beginning of April 2005. Eligible high school seniors must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate leadership and financial need, indicate positions of leadership and list all school groups and/or community organizations in which they have served or been involved, and any part-time job held while in school. Applications can be obtained at www.longandfoster.com/scholarship or from high school guidance counselors.

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens offers Discovery Creek's Summer Nature Adventure, a day camp for boys and girls ages 4 to 11, from June 13 to Aug. 19. For more information or to register, call 202-337-5111 or visit www.discoverycreek.org.

Volunteer Fairfax and the ExxonMobil Foundation recently announced the selection of 60 Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. nonprofit organization participants in the ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program (CSJP) for 2005. The program provides full-time, undergraduate-level college students with an eight-week, paid internship to experience operations in a nonprofit community environment. College students interested in the ExxonMobil-funded internship may visit www.volunteerfairfax.org to obtain a list of participating local agencies, internship descriptions and agency contacts.

Luana Jang of James Madison High School recently graduated from the Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program. Established by the county’s Department of Management and Budget, participants learn about public policy issues through seminars and a three-week internship with a county agency.

Cynthia Wu of George C. Marshall High School recently graduated from the Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program. Established by the county’s Department of Management and Budget, participants learn about public policy issues through seminars and a three-week internship with a county agency.

Amanda Goodman and Deborah Perl of Oakton High School recently graduated from the Fairfax County Youth Leadership Program. Established by the county’s Department of Management and Budget, participants learn about public policy issues through seminars and a three-week internship with a county agency.