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“Jesus Christ Superstar,” the world famous and sometimes controversial musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will be performed by McLean High School Opera Scenes on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. The musical chronicles the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth as seen through the eyes of his disciple, Judas Iscariot.
Limited tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the choral department at 703-714-5816. The show is performed Thursday through Saturday May 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m., each night. McLean High School is located on Davidson Road in McLean.
McLean High School student Joanna Berg was one of 32 students in Fairfax County Public Schools named a National Merit Scholarship Corporation finalist. She was the winner of a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. As a finalist, she is part of a group of approximately 2,500 chosen to receive scholarships financed by companies, foundations, and other business organizations.
TIC Camp, a day camp for ages 7-16 combining technology instruction and vigorous athletics, is offering scholarships for campers during the 2006 summer season. The scholarships are available based on financial need.
This summer, TIC will hold camps at 7005 Georgetown Pike in McLean, and the French International School, 9600 Forest Road in Bethesda, Md. District residents have the option to attend either site. Four two-week sessions will be held from mid-June through mid-August. Camp takes place weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For children of working parents, extended hours are offered from 3 to 6 p.m.
To request a financial aide application, to learn how to make a tax-deductible contribution that will support scholarships, or for further information about the 2006 camp, call 703-241-5542 or visit www.ticcamp.com.
Chesterbrook Elementary School is planning its 100th anniversary celebration and is looking for alumni, former faculty and staff members, and community residents who have memories to share about the school or the McLean community.
An open house birthday celebration is planned for June. Alumni, former faculty or staff members, or community members with memories or photos of the school are asked to send their information to Chesterbrook Elementary School, 1753 Kirby Road, McLean, VA 22101, attention: Amy Hill.
The school is using its 100th anniversary to make history come alive for current students, using the event to teach what life was like in the early 20th century. Daily Centennial Moments are included on the school’s morning newscast, featuring fun facts from each of the last 100 years.
Starshine Theater Summer Drama Camps will again be offered at The Langley School Summer Studio in McLean this June and July for student actors, ages 3 through 17 years.
Rehearsals take place from July 10 through July 22, with gala evening performance on Saturday, July 22.
For Ages 5 through 9, and Ages 3 through 5, Starshine camps will be offered in June; each student will have the opportunity to perform as their favorite character in the original play they will create and perform together. Call 703-790-9050 or e-mail StarshineTheater@aol.com.
Summer Art Camp 2006. The Great Falls Art Center is now taking registration for classes which will be held through July and August for ages 6 to teen. Campers attend Monday through Friday from 10-3 p.m. For applications call 703 759-3867 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Village Green Day School, 790 Walker Road in Great Falls, has openings in their Kinder Club enrichment program. Structured to challenge young minds, this program is for morning kindergarten-age students who are looking to extend their half-day public school experience. The Kinder Club meets from noon-3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with transportation offered from local elementary schools. Subjects include: mathmatics, science, geography, reading, art and Spanish. Call 703-759-4049 or visit www.villagegreendayschool.com.