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Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

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Alexandria: Class of 2016 Bids Farewell to T.C. Williams

Class of 2016 Graduation marks the school’s 50th anniversary and the end of Principal Dingle’s first year.

According to Principal Dr. Jesse Dingle, life at T.C. Williams High School is a kaleidoscope. It’s constantly moving and shifting, full of every imaginable form of diversity.

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Alexandria: SSSAS Graduates Look to Future

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School celebrated the Commencement of the 115 members of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, June 11 on the grounds of Virginia Theological Seminary.

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Mount Vernon High School Holds Commencement Exercises June 17

Though he’s only been with them for three months, new Mount Vernon High School Principal Dr. Anthony Terrell said he quickly came to admire the senior class of 2016.

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Springfield: West Springfield Graduation Held June 17

On their graduation day, West Springfield High School teacher Mike Mukai spoke to the Class of 2016 about wishes.

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Fairfax Station, Lorton: More than 500 graduate from South County High School on June 21

South County High School senior class president Taylor Berry lamented in her commencement address that little did she and her classmates know their secondary education would go by so quickly.

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Burke, Fairfax Station: Robinson Holds Graduation June 15

The students may have been graduating, but their principal assigned one more book for them to read. Robinson Secondary’s Matt Eline sent each 2016 graduate on their way with a copy of Brian Tracy’s “Achieve Any Goal.” He made goals the theme of his address to the young adults on June 15 at George Mason’s Eagle Bank Arena.

Springfield: Being True Eagles

More than 400 Edison High School Class of 2016 members receive diplomas.

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Mount Vernon: FHYAA Names Scholarship Winners

The winners of the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association’s 2016 Jackson Casey Memorial Scholarships are Jessica Dorn and Henry Chastain.

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Springfield: Having Each Other’s Back

Robert E. Lee High School Class of 2016 celebrates graduation.

Fairfax: Integrating Computer Science and Biology

Prathik Naidu, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, organized the first Youth Bioinformatics Symposium at George Mason University in collaboration with the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)

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Fairfax: ‘Find Your Own Meaning’

More than 600 students graduate from Fairfax High.

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Fairfax: Encouraged to ‘Make the World Smile’

W.T. Woodson High School Class of 2016 celebrates graduation.

Senior Experience with Senior Services of Alexandria

During the last three weeks of our high school career, we had the opportunity as T.C. Williams seniors to do an unpaid internship of our choosing.

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Burke: Four Tips for Bruins Graduates

Lake Braddock Secondary School 2016 graduates ‘made a name for themselves.’

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Alexandria Mentor of the Month

Making an Impact on Childhood Literacy

Of all the ways to spend a Sunday afternoon, teaching someone else’s children to read will not, on the surface, top most people’s list of priorities.

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