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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.

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Chris Stewart Wins The Langley School of McLean’s National Geographic Bee for Third Consecutive Year

On Jan.12, eighth-grader and Arlington resident Chris Stewart was named The Langley School’s National Geographic Bee champion for the third consecutive year.

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Joshua Lian Wins McLean’s Churchill Road Geography Bee, Again

Churchill Road Elementary School crowned a new Geography Bee champion.

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Burke, Fairfax Station: ‘Carousel’ Coming to Lake Braddock

Musical Theatre department revives a Rodgers & Hammerstein classic.

After having done family-friendly and modern shows in recent years, Lake Braddock Secondary School musical theatre director Mary DeMarco of Clifton decided “it was time to do a classic.”

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Walt Whitman Principal Roger Vanderhye Dies

Previously spent 12 years as principal at Spring Hill Elementary in McLean.

Walt Whitman Middle School principal Roger Vanderhye, 60, died last week following complications from a recent surgery.

Vienna's Louise Archer Elementary Teams Excel at WordMasters Challenge™

Several teams representing Louise Archer Elementary achieved highest honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge™, a national vocabulary competition.

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A Close Encounter With History in Herndon

Students experience the birth of the nation.

It’s a good thing that Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry were hardy souls, given the myriad of activities and actions and travelling and time that they both gave to the formation of “these new United States of America,” as our illustrious third President described the union the original thirteen colonies formed in 1776.

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Close Encounters with History in Reston

Students meet founder of the nation

It’s a good thing that Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry were hardy souls, given the myriad of activities and actions and travelling and time that they both gave to the formation of “these new United States of America,” as our illustrious third President described the union the original thirteen colonies formed in 1776.

Crawley: $9.6 Million Gap in Proposed Budget

Despite 2 percent departmental cuts.

Superintendent Alvin Crawley’s proposed budget leaves Alexandria Public Schools’ with $9.6 million funding gap, even with 2 percent funding cuts to every school department.

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West End School Revealed

Parents express support, but Beauregard future raises concerns from neighbors.

Office building will be retrofitted to become a school.

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Exploring Baseball History in Great Falls

A call to young historians: Join ‘The 1890s Baseball Team: "What History Reveals" project.

“The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals,” has allowed me to share all of the skills I’ve acquired from my internship and from my classes in college with individuals who are interested in history too. On Jan. 11, 2017, I gave a presentation explaining how to find and use historical records to discover more about the lives of the players featured in an 1890 photograph of the local Forestville baseball team.

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Reston: MLK Keynote: ‘How Did We Get From Barack Obama to Donald Trump?’

Reston Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

“It was 10:45 p.m. when we heard in our little earpieces that the network was going to call the election for Obama at 11 o’clock.” Reality set in for him. “Looking around the table, I said, ‘Oh dear. When they call the election for Obama, they’re going to go to the black guy, and so I better think of something to say,’” he said, making the audience burst into laughter.

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The Golden Spoon Award in Clifton

Students from Michelle Yang's third grade class at Union Mill Elementary School in Clifton received the "golden spoon" for exhibiting good behavior during lunch in the Union Mill cafeteria.

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Lockard Channels Garza, Proposes $2.8 Billion FCPS Budget

FY2018 focuses on employee compensation and classroom resources.

Fairfax County Public Schools interim superintendent Steve Lockard is asking for $130.4 million more for the school system’s FY2018 operating budget than the previous year, a 4.9 percent increase, to a total of $2.8 billion.