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For Seniors, It’s Their Last First Day at T.C.

Outdoors, some almost-normal activities allow seniors to celebrate the last time they will have the first day of high school, albeit with masks and distancing.

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Eddie George to Speak Sept. 16

ASC to Host Heisman winner, NFL great via Zoom.

Heisman Trophy winner and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Eddie George will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 16 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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People at Work: Nothing Stops Music—Even the Coronavirus

MMM meets over Zoom to enjoy classical music.

Victoria Gau sits in her unfinished basement office with the window overlooking the garden with her silk plant from Amazon, new rug and the screen blocking off the stuff she doesn’t want everyone to see.

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Casting Off Distance Learning for Fishing Lines

Oakton teen defers college and sets off across America.

First in a series showcasing the stories of Fairfax County families in the time of distance learning as they develop strategies and alternative learning plans best suited to their needs.

Last Chance to See the ASPIRE HOUSE in McLean

Design showhouse closes on Sunday, Sept. 13.

Designing a dream home can be likened to assembling a haute couture wardrobe.

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Renaming: Next Steps, So Many Steps in Alexandria...

School administration to start community engagement process before December vote on name change.

Alexandria school administration is taking a different approach to ditching the T.C. Williams name, educating the community to get buy-in instead of just striking the name outright like many other school districts.

Remembering Parker-Gray in Alexandria

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary

In September 1920, the Parker-Gray School opened for African American students grades 1–8.

Renaming Lanier Middle School

The City of Fairfax School Board will accept comments regarding renaming Lanier Middle School through Thursday, Sept. 10.

‘Our Families Need Internet Access Now’

Britepaths helping schoolchildren connect to online classes.

The ongoing pandemic is causing most students in the local area to attend school virtually this fall.

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‘Music-Driven Classes in Fun, Team Environment’ in Fair Lakes

Row House fitness studio opening soon

People looking for a different – and safe – form of exercise may well find it in Row House, a boutique, indoor, rowing fitness studio in Fair Lakes.

Around Arlington

Five New Voting Sites—The Arlington County Board approved five satellite offices for early voting in the Nov. 3 Presidential election in order to offer more opportunities for voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dedicated to the Notion of Every Child by Name and By Need

Successful virtual start planned for FCPS’ special education children.

Fairfax County Public Schools held a Special Education Town Hall on Aug. 16, part of its Back to School Countdown.

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Montgomery County Public Schools Virtual Now, In Person Soon?

Despite the controversy about opening schools to in-person learning created by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R), Montgomery County Public Schools students started a new school year virtually on Monday.

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Teachers Get Ready for a ‘Welcome Challenge’

Adapting their curriculum to a remote setting this fall, with the first day of school fast approaching

Diane Hausman, a fourth grade teacher at Colvin Run Elementary School, is entering her ninth year of teaching; but in many ways, she said, it feels like her first.

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More Students, Less Administration in Alexandria?

Superintendent revamps senior administration team for the challenging school year ahead.

Trouble ahead? Administrators, new organization face the pandemic, T.C. Williams name change, virtual reopening and more.

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