I obtained a double major in both English and Government from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. While studying at George Mason, I was a founding member of The Stylus, a student operated newsletter for the Arlington campus. I enjoy covering topics including local business and arts. I take and edit my own photographs and videos as well.
Diversity and change at Herndon HS.
The school year at Herndon High School began with change, as Dan Meier has taken the position of Interim Principal. Former principal Dr. William Bates left Herndon HS in July for a position with the Baltimore County Public Schools. “We are in a transition phase, but we anticipate a new principal in about a month,” said Meier. Meier previously worked as Director of Counseling at Herndon High, and nine years as Principal at Robinson Secondary School.
Using art to share ideas of hope and eternity.
Herndon resident Vida Khadem is an artist, painter, writer, filmmaker and believer in the power of art. Born in Afghanistan, she and her family left for the United States where she was raised in Virginia. Khadem resides in the Town of Herndon, not far from Herndon Middle School. On her online biography, Khadem says she has been painting since age four. "This is what moved me, I love the arts," said Khadem.
MOD stands for Made On Demand.
MOD Pizza, MOD stands for Made On Demand, held a grand opening at Reston’s Plaza America on July 1.
Herndon Grand Musical Theatre Experience presents “Big The Musical.”
The Grand Musical Theatre Experience returned to Herndon High School with a production of “Big The Musical” by John Weidman, music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. Cast of the musical performed at a July Herndon Friday Night Live event on the Town Green. The show is directed by Morganne Davies with musical direction by Dana Van Slyke, and is based upon the 1988 motion picture "Big" written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg.
MOD Pizza opens at Reston Plaza America.
MOD Pizza (MOD stands for Made On Demand) held a grand opening at Reston’s Plaza America on Friday, July 1.
A reception was held on June 11 at ArtSpace Herndon for new exhibit, Truths in False Positives.
The schools hosts Science Night with Children’s Science Center.
Memorial Day Observance held at Herndon Cemetery.
Saturday, May 21, Herndon hosted its second TEDxHerndon event at Herndon Middle School. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences run by the private nonprofit Sapling Foundation.
New Chantilly microbrewery fulfills owner’s dream.
Mustang Sally Brewing Company (MSB) located at 14140 Parke Long Ct. Chantilly, is holding its Grand Opening week with events from May 25 through May 29.