On Friday, April 22, a group of second- and seventh-grade students gathered in the gym at St. Bernadette School in Springfield to hear from guest speakers Christopher Bonneau and Chris Pares, who are explosive ordinance disposal technicians at Joint Base Andrews.
Sickles and Burgundy alum Krizek read proclamation.
Clumps of students, from kindergarteners to eighth-graders, gradually emerged from the woods to fill up a scenic outdoor amphitheater that serves as the Burgundy Farm Country Day School’s assembly hall. They gathered on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day and the school’s 70th anniversary.
Jimi Grande of Fairfax Station may never get to teach his ten-year-old son Jimmo to throw a baseball. Jimmo was born with effects from an inherited genetic mutation called Fragile X that can cause moderate to severe mental impairment and learning disabilities, and is linked to autism spectrum disorder.
Fairfax High School Principal Dave Goldfarb told the City of Fairfax School Board on April 4 that Fairfax High School (FHS) is in a “period of glory days.”
This year marks the 10th anniversary of MCT Fest at Fairfax Academy for Communication and the Arts, a showcase of original work by academy students.
Minah Sisco, Emma Hrabak, Katelyn Sullivan, Virginia Fife, Kasey Petrie, and Reira Erickson, fourth-graders at White Oaks Elementary in Burke, are headed to the World Finals for Odyssey of the Mind in Ames, Iowa on May 25.
Rambunctious cast breaks a witch’s spell in dark musical.
At first glance, it seems “Be careful what you wish for” is a lesson taught by local high school students as they take their audience “Into the Woods” for two consecutive weekends May 6-14 at the Russell Theater in Robinson Secondary School.
Sixth-graders from the Nysmith School for the Gifted in Herndon won the Virginia State Odyssey of the Mind Division II, Technical Problem on Saturday, April 16 in Newport News, Va.
Fox Mill Elementary School fifth-grader and Japanese Immersion (J.I.) student Rylee Gustafson began studying the language when she was very young.
Event is fundraiser for Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Club.
More than 200 people attended the 2016 Spring Fashion Show on Sunday, April 24 at Bloomingdale's Tysons Corner Center in McLean as a fundraiser for the Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship Fund.
Many emotions arise when a child leaves for camp.
A child’s first residential summer camp experience can be fraught with emotions that run the gamut from excitement to terror.
Local camps help students maintain school skills in a relaxed environment.
One summer Ana Lado created a summer camp activity for students at her neighborhood pool. The Marymount professor set up a picnic area, and included activities and books. Her plan was to engage the students and give them the opportunity to read and build reading skills while still enjoying fun activities traditionally associated with summer.
Campers can explore diverse interests in specialty summer camps.
This summer dozens of elementary school-aged children will travel back in time to the Colonial Era where, among other things, they’ll learn to spin cotton into cloth for garments.
Comprehensive approach seeks to educate teens.
In 2012 Fairfax County Detective William Woolf discovered a 16-year-old girl being prostituted by the M-16 gang. At the time there was little recognition that the problem existed locally. The girl was recovered and since then Woolf has interviewed 300 recovered victims, some as young as 12-years old. After the initial shock, Northern Virginia businesses, faith communities and educational groups sought to understand the extent of the problem.
Centreville Robotics has an opportunity to compete at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, Mo. at the end of April.