The Potomac Elementary PTA honored 35 Potomac Elementary students on Nov. 10 for their achievement in the arts in the annual national PTA Reflections art contest.
The MOMS Club of Herndon will host a monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov.19, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Trinity Presbyterian Church (651 Dranesville Rd, Herndon). A
The Herndon High Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) departed Herndon on Friday, Oct. 30 for a three-day and night orientation field trip to Virginia Beach and Norfolk.
Swetha Ramesh invited to present nonprofit at Harvard.
On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Langley High School senior Swetha Ramesh traveled to Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. where she was invited to present her 501(c)(3) nonprofit SILVER (Students for Increased Legislation on Voter Engagement through Registration) as part of a panel discussion on millennial political engagement.
Langley High School students perform at The Langley School.
Playwright John Cariani convinced Richie Follin and Peter Ongman to stare into each other’s eyes for 25 seconds. On stage.
Scholar athletes accepted at colleges.
The National Band Association selected the McLean High School band program for a National Program of Excellence Award, and winner of the Southern Division Excellence Award.
Elementary school students awarded for environmental efforts.
Franklin Sherman Elementary sixth-grader Alex Verina enjoys the outdoor classroom the school recently built.
The entire fifth grade at Churchill Road Elementary decided that they wanted to help other who are less fortunate by trick or treating for UNICEF on Halloween.
Michelle Roche's fourth-grade class at St. Raphael School celebrated its Medieval Festival this month.
On Oct. 23, The Woods Academy in Bethesda held a cocktail reception honoring 14 faculty and staff members who have given 20 or more years of service to the school.
Arlington’s newest Little Free Library opened on Oct. 27 at 1723 North Veitch Street. The new mini library, which offers free books to share from a free-standing wooden box, is the result of a collaboration between Lynn Borton, the library’s steward and founder, and the local nonprofit affordable housing organization, AHC Inc.
West Springfield High School drama director Bernie DeLeo knew Shakespeare might be a hard sell with his students and for attracting community members. “I wanted to pick something really fun and relatable to modern-day students and settled on ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona,’” he said.
Springfield and Alexandria: New Hayfield theater director pulls from 7th through 12th grades for Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"
Taegan Chirinos is living every little girl’s dream: to become a princess. In just her second musical, the freshman from Lorton won the role of “Belle” in the Hayfield Secondary School production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.”
Transparency and methodology of budget review questioned.
Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza is attempting to scale a towering projected budget shortfall for Fiscal Year 2017. On Nov. 9, she presented School Board members the report of budget cuts recommended by a 36-member task force she summoned earlier this year.