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School Notes April 22-28

Families in Sterling and surrounding communities have a new option in Montessori education as Lola’s Place announces the addition of a primary program. The five-day primary program educates children ages 3 through 5 in a Montessori environment. For more information or to schedule a tour call 571-434-7555 or e-mail cascadesdirector@lolas-place.com. Visit www.lolas-place.com.

The Park View Mathematics Department congratulates Mustafa Sungkar for his outstanding performance on the American Mathematics Competition on Feb. 10.

Nathanael Arthur has been named a Coca-Cola Bronze Scholar, one of a select group of students across the United States to receive this honor. Arthur, a student at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, will receive a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative medallion and be recognized in "USA Today."

Arthur lives in Sterling and goes by the name of Nate. In essays written for the scholarship competition, he discusses his early life in India and the rocky road of his college journey.

Loudoun’s Natural History Day Camp will be held again this summer. Two sessions: June 22-26 and July 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., daily at The 720-acre Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve, Woods Road. For children entering 3rd through 7th grade. $130/student. Visit www.LoudounWildlife.org or 540-338-6528.

Take a romp through the swamp at Crocodile Dock 2009 Vacation Bible School. It happens this summer, Aug. 3 through 7 from 9 a.m. to noon, at Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 E. Church Road. Registration begins April 15. All children aged 3 and potty-trained through rising 5th graders. Registration is $30 per child with a family registration maximum of $65. 703-430-6455 or www.sterlingumc.org.

Registration begins April 15, for Sterling United Methodist Church's annual summer camp program. All children aged 3 and potty-trained to rising 5th graders. The camp will run from July 13 through July 31, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Registration is $125 per child per week. A discount is available for families registering three or more children. 703-430-6455 or www.sterlingumc.org.