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School Board Punts McLean Highlander Deal Down The Field

The McLean High School Athletic Boosters is leading an effort to approve a $250,000 deal that would pay for three new scoreboards for the high school’s football, baseball and softball fields.

Falls Church's Longfellow Model UN Club Wins Best Middle School Award

Longfellow Middle’s Model United Nations (MUN) club earned the Best Middle School award at a regional conference hosted by Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge.

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Vienna's Madison High Students Support Girls Learn in Zambia

The Girls United and DECA clubs at Madison High School joined forces to host the Madison Give-Back-a-Thon.

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Springfield: Community Outlook 2017

Springfield Area Ongoing Developments

The Connection keeps a running list of land use projects being planned, under construction and nearing completion in the community. The list is updated quarterly.

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Bills Moving Forward

Commentary Scott Surovell State Senator (D-36)

The General Assembly Session is in full gear and legislation has begun to move through the process as we start to take action on 3,000 bills.

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Salisbury Helps Lead UA Army ROTC to Competition

South County graduate excels at the University of Alabama.

“My first year, I performed at a high level, physically; I could do more pushups and sit-ups than anyone, but tactically I was young and wasn’t up to par with them. When I heard I didn’t make the starting nine last year, it got to me. I went from being the alternate or 10th or 11th man to being one of the guys recognized for helping our team win the state competition this year.”

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Lorton Area iBOT Brainiacs Go to World Festival


Lorton area First Lego League (FLL) team known as the iBOT Brainiacs, a team of students from Lorton Station Elementary and South County Middle Schools, coached by Carey Hancey-Shier, won top honors at the FLL Robotics State Tournament held at James Madison University.

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Providence Elementary Principal Issues ‘State of the School’ Report

Fairfax Education

In his first State of the School report, Principal Dan Phillips praised Providence Elementary School staff, students and parent community declaring, “Providence is a very, very special school.”

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Lake Braddock’s Atkins Selected Virginia Player of the Year

Atkins starts classes, football practice at University of Virginia.

Lake Braddock Secondary School’s former star football player, Lamont Atkins, was announced as the 2016-2017 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year.

School Board Votes To Ease Redistricting Pain

School boundaries.

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Residents Meet with Legislators in Richmond

With the Virginia General Assembly underway, many individuals and groups are traveling to the capital of the Commonwealth to lobby lawmakers.

NOVEC Offers Scholarships

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are accepting applications for higher-education scholarships from high school and home school seniors who receive electricity from electric cooperatives.

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Wildcats Claw Bulldogs

The Westfield Bulldogs and Centreville Wildcats faced off for a Conference 5 matchup in Clifton on Jan. 13.

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Chantilly Charges Over Westfield

The Chantilly Chargers travelled to face the Westfield Bulldogs in a Concorde District matchup on Jan. 19.

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Visiting a Global Village in Potomac

The Bullis school hosted a global village where students celebrated countries from around the world with booths showing the food, music and crafts from their countries.