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Springfield: Lee High School Report

The happenings at Lee High School.

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Outdoor Classroom

Spearheaded by STEAM teacher Dr. Sofie Hussain, Woodley Hills Elementary School worked this year to win a couple of grants to put together a community garden and outdoor classroom at the school.

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Mount Vernon: SLES Students Recognized for Community Service

The sixth grade students of Stratford Landing Elementary joined their teachers and families at Sandburg Middle School on June 22 to celebrate the 2016 Promotion Ceremony. Featured at this year’s ceremony was the announcement of the first annual Stratford Landing Community Service Recognition Certificate.

Mount Vernon: Basdekis Named Outstanding First-Year Principal

Paul Basdekis, who was named principal at Riverside Elementary School in July 2015, has been named the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) 2016 Outstanding First-Year Principal.

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Reston: Aldrin Elementary Students 'Slime' Principal

Reading for the pleasure of "sliming the principal.

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Snapshot: UPC Presents Hardison Award

Oakton High School junior Matt Bocharnikov and Westfield High School junior Avaanti Sridhar were presented with the third annual Cliff Hardison Youth Leadership Award established in memory of the late West Potomac High School principal.

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Snapshot: Becoming Leaders

The Zeta Upsilon Lambda (ZUL) Chapter, Fairfax County, of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., through its Joyce Gillespie Harrington Educational and Charitable Foundation, Inc., sponsored two area high school students, DaSean Gallishaw of Westfield High School and Joseph Randiki of Laurel High School, to participate as Alpha Ambassadors in the 2016 Leadership Development Institute (LDI) program.

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Herndon High’s Sharpshooters Have Best Season in School’s History

After six months dedicated to practice, perfection, and intense competition, the Herndon High Navy JROTC Rifle Team celebrated their best season ever.

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McLean: Dolley Madison Library Gears Up For a Busy Summer

Scores of children begin Summer Reading Challenge.

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McLean: Summer Strings Camp Mixes Monsters and Music

Campers keep orchestral skills fresh through sight reading, music history.

Springfield: Hayfield Graduation 2016

Ali Alsayed wins faculty award, praised as an inspiration to Hayfield.

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Lorton and Springfield: Metropolitan School of Arts Honors First Graduating Class

Metropolitan School of Arts Honors First Graduating Class

“We’re overjoyed to see these successful graduates go on to some of the most elite college programs, as well as achieving academic scholarships,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and president of Metropolitan School of the Arts of Alexandria.

Fairfax: Children’s Science Center Celebrates One Year Since Opening

The Children’s Science Center has announced a summer-long celebration of the first year of operations at the Children’s Science Center Lab at Fair Oaks Mall.

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Fairfax: Teaching Children Financial Literacy Basics

On June 17, approximately 80 volunteers from PwC worked with 1,024 children from grades K-6 at Mosby Woods Elementary School. This is PwC’s fourth year at Mosby Woods, one of their “adopted” schools.

Three Generations of Fairfax High School Grads

When Claire Higginbotham graduated June 15 from Fairfax High, she became the third generation in her family to graduate from that school.