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School Supply Drive in Two Phases This Year?

Home schooling may be the only way this year.

School Supply Drive

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GMU Prepares for Coming Year

George Mason University campus plans adjusted to deal with pandemic.

George Mason University campus plans adjusted to deal with pandemic.

Moving Fairfax County Schools to Dismantle Systemic Racism

NAACP holds virtual Town Hall.

Fairfax County NAACP held a virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Montgomery County Private Schools Free to Open

Decisions and models vary from school to school.

After almost two weeks of policy twists and turns, private schools in Montgomery County can open the 2020-2021 School year either virtually or with in-person classes.

New Wayside Principal Inspired by Love of Learning

Holly Hill newly named to principal at Wayside.

A lifelong love of learning led Holly Hill, newly named principal at Wayside Elementary School, to become a teacher and stay in education as a career.

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Alexandria Schools Stay Virtual

Division to open fall semester online, then reevaluate in November.

Students will not return to school this fall.

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Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Celebrates Academic Achievements of their Team Members

Formal ceremonies were nixed by the pandemic, but that didn’t hide the smiles.

On Monday, Aug. 3, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital celebrated the academic achievements of team members who were unable to ‘walk’ this year due to COVID-19.

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Living Legends of Alexandria: Rosa Landeros

Rosa Landeros is the parent liaison at Mount Vernon Community School, but she says her real calling is to welcome families to the community and act as the cultural broker between the students, teachers, parents and the community.

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Lake Braddock Students Launch ‘STEM to Inspire’

STEM to Inspire is a student-run nonprofit aimed to bridge the income gap in the STEM field.

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Private Schools Face See-Saw on Opening in Montgomery County

Governor overrules Montgomery County health officer after he says private schools must not hold in-person classes.

School always includes tests. Educators, administrators, parents and students are being tested this week concerning how and when their schools might open.

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Lake Braddock Seventh Grader Makes a Giant Step for Mankind

Alexander Mather wins the contest to name Mars rover and witnesses the lift off.

Mars Rover Named

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Back-to-School Vaccinations Required, Even with Distance Learning

Free vaccine clinics are designed to help ensure that all children are vaccinated.

While there’s a cloud of uncertainty over what the back-to school season will look like this year, one thing is certain: children still need to be vaccinated.

Senior Year Unlike Any Other

Recent high school grads, Class of 2021 face college uncertainty amid pandemic.

Senior year, 2020 T.C. Williams graduate Mikaela Pozo applied to 17 colleges.

Max Scherzer Signs Baseball for Women’s Education Fundraiser

There is an opportunity to own a baseball signed by Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer with “2019 World Series Champs!” and at the same time support women’s and girl’s education.

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Nothing Stops Music—Even the Coronavirus

Kristina Markarian sits in front of her baby grand piano in her music studio next to her home in McLean.

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