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Shane Wolfe

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Olivia Toatley

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Linda Hajj

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Aimee Monticchio

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: Bruce Butler

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Evan Glazer

The Connection will publish back-to-school articles in the weeks before school begins this fall. Basic staff information and school facts, are listed below. Visit the Fairfax County Public Schools Web site at www.fcps.edu for more information, as well as links to individual school Web sites.

Throughout the year, the Connection publishes School Notes, and submissions are welcome. Send photos from special events, announcements about fund-raisers and notes about students’ achievements. E-mail <a href=mailto:reston@connectionnewspapers.com>reston@connectionnewspapers.com </a> or call 703-917-6449.

<b>Aldrin Elementary School</b>

11375 Center Harbor Road, Reston

703-904-3800

Principal: J. Martin Marinoff

PTA President: Claudia Arko

Enrollment: 580 students

2008 Back to School Night: Thursday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. for ESOL parents and 7 p.m. for all parents

Herndon High School pyramid, cluster 1

<b>Armstrong Elementary School</b>

11900 Lake Newport Road, Reston

703-375-4800

Principal: Shane Wolfe

PTA President: Karen Knox

Enrollment: 460 students

2008 Back to School Night: grades K-3, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m. for grades K-3, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. for grades 4-6

Herndon High School pyramid, cluster 1

<b>Dogwood Elementary School</b>

12300 Glade Drive, Reston

703-262-3100

Principal: Robyn Cochran

PTA President: Rylan Hutzler

Enrollment: 620 students

2008 Open House: Monday, July 28, 6:30-8:15 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Forest Edge Elementary School</b>

1501 Becontree Lane, Reston

703-925-8000

Principal: Frank Bensinger

PTA president: Javed Zaidi

2008 Back to School Night: grades K-3, Monday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m.; grades 4-6 Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Hunters Woods Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences</b>

2401 Colts Neck Road, Reston

703-262-7400

Principal: Olivia Toatley

PTA president: Susan Sather

Enrollment: 1011 students

2008 Back to School Night: grades K-3, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:15 p.m.; grades 4-6 Wednesday, Sept. 10, 6:15 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Lake Anne Elementary School</b>

11510 North Shore Drive, Reston

703-326-3500

Principal: Linda Hajj

PTA President: Anthony and Christina Fletcher

Enrollment: 555 students

2008 Back to School Night: grades K-3, Monday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.; grades 4-6, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Sunrise Valley Elementary School</b>

10824 Cross School Road, Reston

703-715-3800

Principal: Elizabeth English

PTA President: Kim Zeigelbauer

Enrollment: 570 students

2008 Back to School Night: Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Terraset Elementary School</b>

11411 Ridge Heights Road, Reston

703-390-5600

Monday: 9 a.m.-1:10 p.m.; Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.-3:35 p.m.

Principal: Ellen Cury

PTA President: Renee Gilanshah

Enrollment: 399 students

2008 open house: Monday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Langston Hughes Middle School</b>

11401 Ridge Heights Road, Reston

703- 715-3600; Attendance: 703-476-5029

Principal: Aimee Monticchio

PTA president: Joan Burkhart

Enrollment: 925 students

2008 Back to School Night: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>South Lakes High School</b>

11400 South Lakes Drive, Reston

703-715-4500

Principal: Bruce Butler

PTSA president: Elizabeth Vandenburg

Enrollment: 1,650 students

2008 Back to School Night: Thursday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.

South Lakes High School pyramid, cluster 8

<b>Herndon High School</b>

700 Bennett St., Herndon

Phone: 703-810-2200

Principal: Agustin Martinez

PTSA president: Ann Marie Ruskin,

Enrollment: 2,200 students

2008 Back to School Night: Thursday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m.

Herndon High School pyramid, cluster 1

<b>Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology</b>

6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria

Phone: 703-750-8300

Principal: Evan Glazer

PTSA President: Liz Ross

Enrollment: 1,800 students

2008 Back to School Night: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17

County magnet school for science and technology, cluster 3