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Twice each school year, Cherry Run Elementary School provides nonprofit agencies the opportunity to make their services known to the school community via an envelope sent home with students. Nonprofits may send a flier for approval by the principal Sept. 14, and must provide a volunteer to stuff the envelopes at the school sites Sept. 20. Envelopes sent home Sept. 25. For more call the school at 703-923-2800.

Burke United Methodist Preschool (BUMP) accepts registrations for the 2007-08 school year. BUMP offers a Virginia State licensed preschool with half-day classes for ages 3-5. Located at 6200 Burke Centre Parkway. Call 703-250-6100, visit www.bumponline.org or e-mail bumc@vacoxmail.com for a school tour or more information.

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 or attached to a letter designating that purpose, and send to West Springfield High School, Finance Office, 6100 Rolling Road, Springfield, VA 22152. All checks will be acknowledged with a letter from the school and the family will be informed of the donation. For more, call the school at 703-913-3800.