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The Yorktown High School crew team is conducting a series of car washes this fall. The crew team holds several fund-raisers per year to purchase equipment and pay for coaches. The goal of the car washes is to replace some 10-year-old erg machines. Preston's Care Pharmacy, a local, family owned pharmacy, is letting the team use its parking lot and water. Preston's is located at Lee Highway and N. Dickerson Street, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 16.

Yorktown High School Founders' Classes Reunion (1962-1964) is Saturday, Oct. 8 from 7-11 p.m. at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel. Call 703-978-8130.

An article by Margaret Gilhooly, supervisor of Gifted Services, was published in the summer issue of the Virginia Association for the Gifted Newsletter. The article is titled, “Focus on Equity: Arlington’s Wakefield High School.”

Barcroft art teacher, Marel Sitron-Crumm, has been awarded the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Award for excellence in teaching. Thirty-two teachers received the award.

Jamestown’s fifth grade chorus, under the direction of Darnell Wise-Lightbourn, sang at the Mount Vernon Estate in commemoration of the Slave Memorial Ceremony on Sat., Sept. 24, at 11 a.m.