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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.

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.

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.

The following South County Secondary students were commended by the Executive Council of the American Association of Teachers of German for their performance in the recent National German Exam:

* Philip Basnight, AP German Language

* Katie Broadway, AP German Language

* Jay Hurst, AP German Language

* Emily Shi, AP German Language

* Rachel Balow, German II

* Peter Basnight, German II

* Michael Broadway, German II

* Cameron Gahres, German II

Carly Gordon and Andrew Miller, Robinson Middle School students and editors of middle school yearbook The Sentry, are finalists in the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Pacemaker Awards. Adviser is Patricia Hinman.

Hayfield Secondary School’s forensics team, led by sponsor Meghan Nugent, participated in the Patriot District Forensics Meet:

* Kathleen Pulver, Storytelling, fourth place

* Reed Jaracz, Original Oratory, fourth

* John Bozek, Prose Interpretation, fourth