Mountain View High presents special awards
School Board and administrators refer to “safety first” as rationale for removing banner.
Yorktown High School administrators asked African-American students who had put up a #Black Lives Matter (BLM) banner to take it down on Thursday, Feb. 8, according to William Lomax, assistant principal at Yorktown High School.
School Board promises action as they hear some students do not feel safe.
They walked to the podium: black, white, Latino, student, teacher, parent. They talked about two signs: one saying “Black Lives Matter,” the other saying, “Patriots know: science is real, facts are not political, women’s rights are human rights, we are all immigrants, diversity strengthens us, justice is for all, kindness is everything.”
Kindergartners at Carderock Springs Elementary School held a Valentine’s Day party on Feb. 14.
Fourth-grade students at Forestville Elementary School were up to something that had their parents flocking to their classrooms last Friday morning, Feb. 17.
Alexandria City Public Schools inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame
West Potomac High School principal Alex Case and assistant principal Michelle Lyttle are both on administrative leave.
Sam Massa, a former student at Rocky Run Middle School, returned to speak with current students on “Appreciating Learning Differences and Going After Your Dreams.”
Third grade Students at Union Mill Elementary School in Clifton celebrate Civilization Day by making colorful fans.
Herndon Hornets beat Westfield Bulldogs
The National Capitol Area Council (NCAC) Sully District annual Klondike Derby.
New principal is ready to face new and familiar hurdles.
Herndon Elementary School Principal Teresa Fennessy wants her school to be the place that everybody wants to send their children.
Ashlawn Elementary School crossing guard Ana Hernandez was recognized by the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program as Virginia’s Most Outstanding Crossing Guard.
Results from the Fairfax County Youth Survey presented on Thursday, Feb. 2, at the McLean High Auditorium.
More McLean students reported taking drugs and drinking alcohol last school year than the overall percentage of the county’s public school system, according to Fairfax County Public Schools.
Cora Reed has been a school crossing guard for the Alexandria Public Schools for nearly 44 years.