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Experiential Learning Camp for High School Students

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington seeks participants in a three-day experiential learning camp on Aug. 8 to 10 at the JA Finance Park in Fairfax.

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Fairfax County: School Board Renews Superintendent Garza’s Contract

Fairfax County Public Schools has secured four more years with Dr. Karen Garza at the helm as superintendent. The School Board members voted unanimously to extend her contract through June 30, 2020 at their June 30 meeting.

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Interim Dean of Nursing at NVCC’s Medical Education Campus in Springfield

Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus in Springfield appointed Dr. Robert (Bob) Wade as interim dean of nursing for a one-year term.

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Springfield: Lee High School Report

The happenings at Lee High School.

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Outdoor Classroom

Spearheaded by STEAM teacher Dr. Sofie Hussain, Woodley Hills Elementary School worked this year to win a couple of grants to put together a community garden and outdoor classroom at the school.

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Mount Vernon: SLES Students Recognized for Community Service

The sixth grade students of Stratford Landing Elementary joined their teachers and families at Sandburg Middle School on June 22 to celebrate the 2016 Promotion Ceremony. Featured at this year’s ceremony was the announcement of the first annual Stratford Landing Community Service Recognition Certificate.

Mount Vernon: Basdekis Named Outstanding First-Year Principal

Paul Basdekis, who was named principal at Riverside Elementary School in July 2015, has been named the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) 2016 Outstanding First-Year Principal.

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Reston: Aldrin Elementary Students 'Slime' Principal

Reading for the pleasure of "sliming the principal.

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Snapshot: UPC Presents Hardison Award

Oakton High School junior Matt Bocharnikov and Westfield High School junior Avaanti Sridhar were presented with the third annual Cliff Hardison Youth Leadership Award established in memory of the late West Potomac High School principal.

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Snapshot: Becoming Leaders

The Zeta Upsilon Lambda (ZUL) Chapter, Fairfax County, of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., through its Joyce Gillespie Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc., sponsored two area high school students, DaSean Gallishaw of Westfield High School and Joseph Randiki of Laurel High School, to participate as Alpha Ambassadors in the 2016 Leadership Development Institute (LDI) program.

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Herndon High’s Sharpshooters Have Best Season in School’s History

After six months dedicated to practice, perfection, and intense competition, the Herndon High Navy JROTC Rifle Team celebrated their best season ever.

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McLean: Dolley Madison Library Gears Up For a Busy Summer

Scores of children begin Summer Reading Challenge.

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McLean: Summer Strings Camp Mixes Monsters and Music

Campers keep orchestral skills fresh through sight reading, music history.

Springfield: Hayfield Graduation 2016

Ali Alsayed wins faculty award, praised as an inspiration to Hayfield.

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Lorton and Springfield: Metropolitan School of Arts Honors First Graduating Class

Metropolitan School of Arts Honors First Graduating Class

“We’re overjoyed to see these successful graduates go on to some of the most elite college programs, as well as achieving academic scholarships,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and president of Metropolitan School of the Arts of Alexandria.