Robinson students chat live with interstellar alumnus.
Robinson Secondary School principal Matthew Eline knew the event would be special when he received a package from NASA.
87 participants completed their race and supported the band this year.
On Oct. 3, even in the drizzling, windy, cold evening, runners and walkers in neon yellow t-shirts did not give up: It was the 2nd Annual “Twilight Rock-n-Run 5K” hosted by the South County High School Band, where this year, 87 individuals participated. Participants either ran or walked under three different categories - Kids Fun Run, 5K Run or 1 Mile Glow Walk.
Burke Historical Society discusses jazz scene, marks Burke History Day on Oct. 10.
How many people know that Burke is named after the 19th-century farmer, merchant and local politician, Silas Burke?
Letter to the Editor
Waterfront Commission member Dennis Auld’s letter [“Two Are Too Old Town-Centric,” Oct. 1-7] was yet another partisan attack all to common since Alexandria became a one-party city in 2012.
Letter to the Editor
We are current and retired teachers, principals and School Board members who care deeply about Alexandria’s public schools.
This is Chantilly High’s Homecoming week, with various activities planned for each day. Monday, Oct. 5, when these Homecoming Court photos were taken, was Mismatched Clothes Day.
This fall, McLean Community Center (MCC) has put together a five-part series called “Are You Ready for the Rest of Your Life?”
St. Mark Catholic School, in Vienna, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Education to receive the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award.
It’s Monarch Madness at Churchill Road. Churchill Road second graders have been making exciting discoveries the first week of school.
Local organization collects hats for children with cancer.
When the school year began in 2013, Jay Coakley, a physical education teacher at Woodburn Elementary School in Falls Church noticed that one of his kindergarten students had an affinity for brightly colored hats.
The Centreville High School PTSA Executive Board, along with Principal Dave Jagels, faculty, staff and students welcome Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza to the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new greenhouse classroom sponsored and cared for by the special education students and the Best Buddies Program.
When Fort Belvoir Elementary School opens in 2016, an expanded campus will provide a base institution for all school-aged children of Fort Belvoir families. The expansion includes 20 general education classrooms, bringing the population capacity to 1,594 students, according to a release from Fairfax County Public Schools.
New Auditor General also appointed at Sept. 24 meeting
In the last year and a half, Fairfax County Public Schools have been able to reduce the energy consumption in their buildings by 15 percent. That cut down resulted in savings of $4.5 million, according to a release Sept. 25 by the school system.
“Connect and engage. Expect and empower."
Kenmore Middle School at 200 S. Glen Carlyn Springs Road is celebrating 20 years of integrating Arts and Communications Technology into the curriculum.
Seeing Pope Francis for 10 seconds outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception was worth the commitment of an entire day for Jimmy Carroll, a Marymount University junior from Alexandria.