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McCrary Creates the Score, Directs 'The Prodigal Son'

John McCrary, director of Music and Liturgy at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on W. Braddock Road, gears up for the Feb. 24 concert.

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New Lines, Old Problems

School Board approves redistricting plan 9a.

For the first time since 1999, the Alexandria Elementary School boundaries are shifting.

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Kaine Among Boys and Girls Club Gala Honorees

Benefit to be held February 10

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be among those honored Feb. 10 at this year’s Dunbar Alexandria-Olympic Boys and Girls Club annual fundraiser.

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In Musical Competition

On Feb. 11, Olivia Johann, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology and resident of Centreville, will compete on the oboe.

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Westfield Girls Varsity Falls to Oakton 54-44

The Westfield Bulldogs girls varsity basketball team traveled to Oakton to take on #11 Oakton on Jan. 27.

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Centreville Defeats Chantilly 44-41

The Centreville girls varsity basketball team won a conference game against the Chantilly Chargers in Chantilly on Jan. 24.

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'Its Sadly Still Very Relevant'

Westfield High presents “The Laramie Project.”

In October 1998 in a prairie outside Laramie, Wy., college student Matthew Shepard, 21, was tied to a fence and beaten because he was gay.

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Peanuts Characters Come to Life

CVHS presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

Centreville High’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” will resonate with children and adults alike.

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South Lakes Girls, Boys Win Liberty Conference Championship

Junior Olivia Beckner won both the 1,000 meters (2:55.67) and 1,600 meters (5:04.44) in meet record times while seniors Timiebi Ogobri and Don’ta Whitely had outstanding performances to lead the South Lakes High School track teams to the Liberty Conference Championships.

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Fairfax: Board Approves 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program

Five-year plan includes three new elementary schools and one new high school.

This year, Fairfax County Public Schools experienced one of the smallest annual enrollment increases in nearly a decade: 1,368 students, compared to the average of 2,400 since the 2008-09 school year, bringing the total to 187,202.

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School Board Punts McLean Highlander Deal Down The Field

The McLean High School Athletic Boosters is leading an effort to approve a $250,000 deal that would pay for three new scoreboards for the high school’s football, baseball and softball fields.

Falls Church's Longfellow Model UN Club Wins Best Middle School Award

Longfellow Middle’s Model United Nations (MUN) club earned the Best Middle School award at a regional conference hosted by Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge.

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Vienna's Madison High Students Support Girls Learn in Zambia

The Girls United and DECA clubs at Madison High School joined forces to host the Madison Give-Back-a-Thon.

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Springfield: Community Outlook 2017

Springfield Area Ongoing Developments

The Connection keeps a running list of land use projects being planned, under construction and nearing completion in the community. The list is updated quarterly.

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Bills Moving Forward

Commentary Scott Surovell State Senator (D-36)

The General Assembly Session is in full gear and legislation has begun to move through the process as we start to take action on 3,000 bills.