Saturday, May 21, Herndon hosted its second TEDxHerndon event at Herndon Middle School. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences run by the private nonprofit Sapling Foundation.
Helen Guest has been the director at St. Timothy’s Pre-School more years than Carrie Manetto has been alive.
FCPS developing testing plan; last test was 2004.
In response to the lead contamination of drinking water of Flint, Michigan, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined 24 other senators asking Congress for funding to have school drinking water tested for lead and other toxins.
Outstanding Character Award for Teenagers presented at community festival.
The McLean Citizens Association presented the Outstanding Character Award for Teenagers at McLean Day on May 21 to recognize extraordinary community service.
On June 6, Celebrate Great Falls Foundation will hold the 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit three local elementary schools.
Market Fair portrays 1771 Virginia farm life.
After driving past Tysons Corner, downtown McLean, and the CIA, visitors were transported back to 1771 Virginia by Claude Moore Colonial Farm’s Market Fair on May 22.
Girl Scout Cadette, Alessandra (“Ally") DelDonna, recently earned her Silver Award.
Seniors explore for-profit prisons in America.
“Rubaiyat, Drew, and Jonathan? Worked with them for three years, and in those past three years I have seen them grow.”
New law, cousin’s death inspires effort.
Churchill junior Noah Perales “a-ha” moment came as he was engaged in reading about Breanna’s Law in The Washington Post. He read that Maryland ninth-grade students will be required to learn CPR as a graduation requirement.
Event organized by Bullis KEEN Club members.
For the past two years, Bullis students Carly Morgan and Sabrina Epstein have changed the lives of numerous KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) athletes and their parents, as well as those of many Bullis students. Sabrina and Carly founded the Bullis KEEN Club, searching for students to volunteer their time every other Sunday to meet with KEEN participants with special needs.
Event at Great Falls Tavern marked the Centennial of the National Park Service.
"For the Birds" took on a positive meaning this weekend as hundreds of scientists, students, teachers, and the general public explored and documented the birds and plants of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) National Historical Park at the Great Falls Tavern's Bird Blitz.
Students’ bodies bounced, swayed and spun on the dance floor while the Black-Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” blared from towering speakers. In another room, glamorous girls and boutonniered boys waited in line to pose for a professional photographer. It was a prom.
Fairfax High gets 18 and Paul VI, 4.
The 2915-2016 Cappie nominations for high school theater were released Monday, with Fairfax High receiving 18 nods and Paul VI High, 4.
Jaeya Taxali, a sixth-grade student at Crossfield Elementary, gained her inspiration from the school bus ride home.
“Starlight Express” was perfectly interpreted in West Potomac High School and vividly created the imaginary stories that happen among trains.