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New Principal at Taylor Elementary

Harold Pellegreen has been named principal of Taylor Elementary School.

New Principal at Drew Model

The Arlington School Board appointed Darryl Carlos Evans as the new principal of Drew Model School.

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Operation Ready Rescue

More than 100 Arlington County students participated in the first Operation Ready Rescue workshop on Thursday, June 26, at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center in South Arlington.

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‘Thank You to Everyone Who Believed in Me’

Mountain View High holds spring graduation

At the start of Mountain View High’s June 17 graduation ceremony at Centreville High, Principal Dave Jagels told his students how honored and privileged he felt “to be the principal of one of the best schools in Fairfax County.”

School Notes: Alexandria

Educational accomplishments in brief.

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Starting A Tradition

On Tuesday, June 24, Union Mill Elementary held its first Outdoor Opening to the school day.

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Young Artists Honored

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority hosted an awards and appreciation reception on June 19 for youth artists and volunteers of the Youth Arts Festival in the Vola Lawson Lobby at City Hall.

Jagels: ‘Go Lead a Life of Inspiration’

Principal offers words of wisdom to the graduates.

When students first come to Mountain View, they often tell Principal Dave Jagels that they “hope” to graduate. But hoping, alone, won’t make it happen. Hope, he told his school’s almost-graduates, is a function of struggle.

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Flag Day at Union Mill

Kindergarten students participate in National Flag Day celebration.

Flags were hoisted in air as students marched to song onto the stage at Union Mill Elementary on Flag Day. The school hosted a grand old celebration of Red, White, and Blue on June 13. Kindergartners waved American flags and dressed in patriotic colors to celebrate the creation of our nation's banner.

Fairfax Teacher to Participate in National Education Program

Patricia Becker-Sabik of Eagle Ridge Middle School in Ashburn, Angie Rollett of Chantilly High School, and Christine Watson of Daniels Run Elementary School in Fairfax have been selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute for the week of July 7-11, 2014.

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Full-Day Mondays start in September

Teachers promised planning time.

Full-day Mondays for all.

Senior Projects Create Opportunities After Graduation

The Senior Project presentation is the last requirement that students fulfill before graduating from Flint Hill School.

Winning the Spirit Award

Langley Crew honors graduating senior Tyler Seckar.

Tyler Seckar, Langley rower and graduating senior, has won the Hillary J. Fein Spirit Award for the “athlete who best embodies the true spirit and passion for Crew.”

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Create Day Showcase at Cooper Middle

Parents, teachers, students, and community members observed hundreds of projects that Cooper students created throughout the year exhibited at the school’s Create day showcase.

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Performing in a Buskapade

Larry Rice teaches fiddle/violin, guitar, mandolin, banjo, electric bass, and ukulele at his studio in Falls Church City.