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Vienna Teen Elected to School Board

Madison HS student focuses on students’ mental health and workload.

Ben Press, a junior at James Madison High School in Vienna, was elected as student representative to the Fairfax County School Board on Feb. 12. He will take over from Harris LaTeef from Langley High School on July 1.

Marshall High Wins Culinary Challenge

Edison and Chantilly culinary academies take part in contest.

The tables have been set and the contestants wait eagerly as the judging begins, each judge moving carefully between courses, sampling and chewing and making notes. There’s sweetness in the mix for the winner, a monetary prize and a chance to have their dish installed as a permanent fixture.

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Churchill Road Elementary Prepares 5,000 Sandwiches for Martha’s Table

Churchill Road kindergarteners, first and sixth graders (and a few 8th grade CRS alums) helped make sandwiches for the homeless for Martha’s Table on Wednesday, March 11.

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Potomac: Performing Musical Numbers in ‘Opposition’

Winston Churchill hosts annual Blast from the Past.

“Opposition” — this year’s thematic thread that weaves through the 26th Annual Blast from the Past song and dance production — brings to light the concept of opposition within musical numbers.

STEM-Maker Day at Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac

Sunday's "build it" workshop brought cheers from the 16 curious students, in third through sixth grades, who brought their enthusiasm and their creativity to Connelly School of the Holy Child on a sunny afternoon.

Letter: Why Oppose Improving School Food?

Letter to the Editor

For a local take on a subject of national interest, the School Nutrition Association’s powerful influence is being felt in Annapolis. In response to proposed legislation to improve the quality of food in Maryland’s public schools, officers from the Maryland Chapter of the SNA came out to testify against these bills.

News: School Board Discusses Unaccompanied Youth in Potomac

The Montgomery County Board of Education reviewed the increased enrollment of unaccompanied youth in the school system at its March 10 meeting.

Potomac: Public Invited To Hear Martin Luther King, III

Martin Luther King, III, son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will speak about his late father’s legacy and his own personal efforts for human rights advocacy on Thursday March 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cabin John Middle School all purpose room.

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The Right Fit: Choosing a Summer Camp

How parents can ensure positive summer experiences for their children.

Though the official start of spring is still days away and the frigidity of winter is still recent on the minds of many, Janelle Wright, a Potomac, Md., mother of two, has already mapped out the summer for her children.

Students Discuss Experiments at Science Fair

Parents and students filled West Potomac High School's Auxiliary Gym for the annual Science Fair, held on Feb. 7.

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Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School Turns 50

Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School celebrated its 50th anniversary on Wednesday afternoon, March 4.

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Keene Mill Elementary School Hosts Take Your Family to School Week

Keene Mill Elementary School hosted this year’s Take Your Family to School Week to support student success. National PTA's Take Your Family to School Week is a program encouraging strong family engagement and the importance of partnerships among parents, teachers and school administrators.

Sports Briefs: Track 03/11/15

The T.C. Williams boys' indoor track team won the state championship on Monday and Tuesday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton.

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Inside the Police Academy

Local police officers, deputy sheriffs gain perspective at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy.

One of the doors in the regional law enforcement training academy opens to the view of a run-down apartment interior.

Congressman Beyer Visits T.C. Williams High School

T.C. Williams High School Student Peter Eckel quietly confided that when he wrote the email to his congressman’s office, it was originally as a joke.