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Alexandria: Scholar-Athletes Honored

ASC awards $16,000 to high school seniors.

The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club presented $16,000 in scholarships to eight high school seniors at the 61st annual Athletes of the Year banquet May 25 at the Westin Hotel.

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Alexandria: Reach and Rise for Excellence

At Hammond Middle School.

The sky is truly the limit for the student participants of the Reach and Rise for Excellence (RARE) Program at Francis Hammond Middle School

Chantilly Snapshot: Scout Leaders Honored

At the Annual Sully District Boy Scouts of America Awards Banquet three Sully District Boy Scout Leaders were honored. The highest award that Sully District can bestow is the District Award of Merit. This year’s honorees were Chris Miller (left), Kevin Morley (center), and Tee R. Hadley (right). Sully District is comprised of over 1600 youth and 400 registered adults.

Partnership Broadens Reach of Tutoring Company

Low-income students assisted.

Northern Virginia’s Turbo Tutoring launched a partnership with Kravitz Orthodontics in South Riding earlier this year to provide free SAT and ACT preparation programming to low-income students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford the classes to prepare them for college entrance exams.

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32nd Chantilly Pyramid Minority Student Awards

High school and middle school students honored for academic achievements and accomplishments.

For the 32nd year, the Chantilly Pyramid Minority Student Achievement Committee held its Youth Motivation and Academic Achievement Awards on Saturday, June 4 at Chantilly High School.

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Potomac Snapshot: Wootton Grads Look to the Future

Wootton High School graduates at the Tuesday, May 31 graduation ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall.

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Potomac: Theater Returns to Hoover

New stars take middle school’s stage.

After a year in uncertain woods, theater returns to the stage of Herbert Hoover Middle School. Under the direction of Patricia Grossier, a Hoover parent with previous theatrical experience, 49 students last weekend presented “Into the Woods Jr.,” an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.

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Arlington: Kick Off Relay for Summer Reading

Ten-year-old Charley Hicks carries the summer reading Olympic torch on the first leg of the Summer Reading Relay on Saturday, June 4.

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Arlington Letter: County, Schools Working Together

Letter to the Editor

Kudos to the School Board and County Board for taking time to consider the complex access and safety issues at the historic Stratford School site.

Fairfax: Looking Forward to the Cappies Gala

Fairfax, Paul VI theater directors are proud of their students.

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Reston: Science Night at Dogwood Elementary

The schools hosts Science Night with Children’s Science Center.

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Fairfax County: High School Senior Addresses School Board on LGBT Issues

Board conducting community review of Family Life Education curriculum recommendations.

Bennett Shoop remembers first being bullied in second grade. He liked to dress all in black, wear weird shirts, be alternative in his outward expression.

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Fairfax County: School Board Adopts $2.7 Billion Budget

FY 2017 budget aims to raise teacher salaries, lower class sizes.

The Fairfax County School Board has made good on Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza’s promise when she introduced a FY 2017 budget for the school system.

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Snapshot: Silver Beaver Award

Randy Young (left) and Joe Swartz were recognized for their Scouting efforts to Scouting, to youth, and to the community by being presented with the Silver Beaver Award at the National Capital Area Council's Annual Court of Honor for the Boy Scouts of America.

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eCybermission Team Heads to Nationals

Students submit project on RSI awareness and hand stretching exercises.

Four sixth-graders from Greenbriar West Elementary School have been selected as national finalists for the eCybermission competition, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association.