School Notes

School Notes

Oct. 4-10

Know something that should be featured in School Notes? Awards? Special events? School fairs? Fax a brief write-up to 703-917-0991. Or call Lea Mae Rice at 703-917-6459.

Infamous political satire group The Capitol Steps perform Sunday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at South County Secondary School, 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton. Benefits the PTSA’s All Night Graduation Party for the class of 2008. $35. For tickets and information call 703-690-7301.

William Halley Elementary School PTA hosts a 5-mile jaunt around Burke Lake Park Oct. 21 at 8 a.m. at the park, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Also includes a 1-mile Fun Run for the children. All participants receive a T-shirt, proceeds benefit the students of Halley Elementary School. Download an application from

Thumpin' Thursdays with Mister Don, a night of singing and dancing, is each Monday from 4-5 p.m., at Clifton Town Meeting Hall, 112644 Chapel Road. Call 703-815-8600.

Mighty Mondays with songs and dancing each Monday from 10-11 a.m., at the Clifton Town Meeting Hall, 12641 Chapel Road. Open to all ages.

Noodles & Noggins Fun Club meets on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Clifton Town Meeting Hall, 12641 Chapel Road, Clifton. Enjoy some books, do a fun craft, sing songs and dance. A new theme each week. For ages 1-6 years. Suggested contribution per child. Call the store to register at 703-815-8600.

The Hideaway Teen Center is located at the South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 309, Alexandria. For information, call Ryan Brookes, program coordinator at 703-704-6223, TTY 711 or Cecily Powell, program coordinator at 703-704-6796, TTY 711. Hours are Monday through Friday 2-10 p.m. and Saturdays 12-11 p.m.

The Leslie Sherman Memorial Scholarship is being established at West Springfield High School in memory of Sherman, a graduate of West Springfield who died April 16 at Virginia Tech. To contribute to that Scholarship Fund, write a check to West Springfield High School, with "Leslie Sherman Memorial Scholarship" in the memo line, and send to West Springfield High School, Finance Office, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA 22152. For more call the school at 703-913-3800.