Centreville resident Naila Q. Parveen pens first novel.
Longtime Centreville resident Naila Q. Parveen released her first novel “Under the Magnolia Tree” this month. Although Parveen has been writing and illustrating stories since she was a child, she still describes becoming an author as something that “miraculously happened” to her.
Students at Chesterbrook Academy preschool in Centreville explored a bug’s life in celebration of Earth Day in April as they released more than 4,500 ladybugs throughout the schoolyard and back into the environment on plants, flowers and trees.
WashingtonFirst Bank celebrated its grand opening of its 19th branch at 9812 Falls Road, Suite 125, Potomac on June 7.
Touch-A-Truck was June 18 outside the Chantilly Regional Library.
Gum Springs residents celebrated a day of community events held at Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Saturday, June 18.
Class of 2016 Graduation marks the school’s 50th anniversary and the end of Principal Dingle’s first year.
According to Principal Dr. Jesse Dingle, life at T.C. Williams High School is a kaleidoscope. It’s constantly moving and shifting, full of every imaginable form of diversity.
Though he’s only been with them for three months, new Mount Vernon High School Principal Dr. Anthony Terrell said he quickly came to admire the senior class of 2016.
On their graduation day, West Springfield High School teacher Mike Mukai spoke to the Class of 2016 about wishes.
South County High School senior class president Taylor Berry lamented in her commencement address that little did she and her classmates know their secondary education would go by so quickly.
The students may have been graduating, but their principal assigned one more book for them to read. Robinson Secondary’s Matt Eline sent each 2016 graduate on their way with a copy of Brian Tracy’s “Achieve Any Goal.” He made goals the theme of his address to the young adults on June 15 at George Mason’s Eagle Bank Arena.
Our Daily Bread (ODB) Board of Directors member Catherine Read (second from right) and Programs Director Christina Garris (center) receive a grant check from Walmart market managers (from left) George Joyner, Leigh Belcher and Rodney Morrison at an award ceremony on May 26 at the Walmart Fredericksburg.
The winners of the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association’s 2016 Jackson Casey Memorial Scholarships are Jessica Dorn and Henry Chastain.
2nd Avenue Value Stores has opened a new store at 8750 Richmond Highway. The store’s design, a prototype for future 2nd Avenue stores, organizes and segments each department.
Prathik Naidu, a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, organized the first Youth Bioinformatics Symposium at George Mason University in collaboration with the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
Backlash follows proposed changes to city’s charter.
In the span of one docket item, City Council voted to yield more approval powers to city staff, but were more wary of a proposal that would give final approval powers to the Planning Commission.