Kindergarten students examine trucks, meet drivers.
The Kindergarten class of Floris Elementary took part in the 18th annual Big Truck Day on Tuesday, June 4, in the school parking lot.
Ninth Annual SAIC Technology and the Arts Competition Awards Ceremony held.
On Monday, May 20, The Council for the Arts of Herndon presented the ninth Annual SAIC Technology and the Arts Competition Awards Reception at the SAIC Conference Center in McLean.
Churchill Road fourth graders held their second annual farmer’s market in the school’s butterfly garden on June 4-5 and thanks to the efforts of fourth grade teachers Aubrey Beiswenger, Rachel Dunleavy, David Ickowski, Nick Kilpatrick, Claire McHale and Mary-Lynn Robosky, these 10-year-olds learned about entrepreneurship firsthand.
Churchill Road sixth graders took advantage of the summery May weather to go on a scavenger hunt in Steven Nicklas’ science class.
The Woman’s Club of McLean at its June 4 meeting presented a check for $1,000 to Karla Barnes, reading specialist at Fairfax County’s Lemon Road Elementary School, for use in the school’s reading program.
The children communicated with NASA’s Mission Control via a live broadcast televised on NASA TV. The students generated a wide range of questions and asked them directly to ISS CapCom and Chief Engineer Hal Getzelman of the ISS Mission Control Center.
Forestville Elementary School's fifth and sixth grade musical, “Seussical,” played last weekend to sold out houses.
Army Cadet John T. Rice has received the George C. Marshall Award from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. The Vanderbilt University student is the son of Julia Rice of Alexandria, and William Thomas Rice of Annapolis. He graduated in 2009 from West Potomac High School.
Chantilly High's Alex Watson and Jonah Williams won the Virginia State Title for Public Forum Debate at the VHSL State Debate Tournament.
As father makes fireworks in the basement, xylophone rings through the living room, mom writes her latest play, Essie learns to dance and Grandpa saunters in after a day at the circus. Just a typical day at home for the Sycamore family in 1930s New York City.
Before the start of Saturday’s 28th annual Youth Motivation and Academic Awards program for middle- and high-school students, Johnny Nelson texted his two grown children.
Students Shine in Ceramics Competition
Centreville High School students won three of the 15 awards presented recently at an annual, high-school ceramics competition sponsored by The Clay Connection. These included two out of the three Best in Show honors.
Angel Fund President Lu Ann McNabb thought of Reema Samaha as a daughter so, for her, the annual Remembrance Cabaret for Reema is personal. It also raises money for a cause hoping to help young people deal with mental-health issues, thereby averting any future tragedies like the one at Virginia Tech.
School Board creates committee to take a look at reorganization.
Consider the scenario: Two eight-grade students get into a fight in the cafeteria of Hammond Middle School.
The Alexandria Seaport Foundation held its third annual Wine on the Water fundraiser June 1 to benefit the ASF programs for at-risk and disadvantaged youth. “Through our apprenticeship programs, we change lives,” said ASF board member Kelli Back, who introduced new executive director Mari Lou Livingood to the crowd gathered at the foundation's boat building workshop in Old Town. Attendees enjoyed a wine tasting s