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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Three days with tons of school supplies and clothes available tax-free.
No Excuses: McLean High Grad Has Perfect Attendance Throughout 13-Year School Career

No Excuses: McLean High Grad Has Perfect Attendance Throughout 13-Year School Career

“It’s in me to show up,” Catherine Overberg tells The Washington Post.
Teen Suicide: Teen-To-Teen Summit on Mental Health Thursday

Teen Suicide: Teen-To-Teen Summit on Mental Health Thursday

Event to offer information and support with panelists from area high schools.
At Langley Tuesday Night: Perils of College Drinking Culture Forum

At Langley Tuesday Night: Perils of College Drinking Culture Forum

Parents are encouraged to attend with their adolescent children.
Top 10 High Schools In Virginia

Top 10 High Schools In Virginia

The top 20 schools listed on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the top high schools in the nation.
What do Teenagers do Saturday Nights? Find Out

What do Teenagers do Saturday Nights? Find Out

What you learn from this teen panel Thursday night may surprise you.
Langley High Among Top 100 Nationwide

Langley High Among Top 100 Nationwide

Langley one of three schools in Northern Virginia to crack the top 100 list of the best high schools in the United States from U.S. News & World Report.
Go Team! McLean High Cheerleaders to Compete in World Championship in Orlando

Go Team! McLean High Cheerleaders to Compete in World Championship in Orlando

The group, which includes two sisters, are heading to Orlando to compete in the The Cheerleading and Dance World Championship aka "Worlds."
Cappies Review: Langley High School Production of 'The Children's Hour'

Cappies Review: Langley High School Production of 'The Children's Hour'

'The Children’s Hour' is mostly noted for its unflinchingly realistic and daring portrayal of homosexuality, especially considering the time of the text’s release.
Fairfax County Public Schools Schedule for Remainder of the School Year

Fairfax County Public Schools Schedule for Remainder of the School Year

Today (Monday) is a snow make-up day and will be a full day of school.
McLean High School Named NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist

McLean High School Named NSPA Online Pacemaker Finalist

McLean High is one of 28 high school online news sites to be recognized in the competition, and is one of only two from Virginia.
FCPS to Offer College Financial Aid Workshops at Eight Middle Schools in April and May

FCPS to Offer College Financial Aid Workshops at Eight Middle Schools in April and May

Among the topics to be covered are financial aid basics, understanding the cost of attending college, saving for college and resources available from FCPS.
Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Monday

Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Monday

Forecast is calling for snow on Monday.
Students Exhibit Artwork at McLean Project for the Arts

Students Exhibit Artwork at McLean Project for the Arts

There's an opening reception March 20 for middle and high school student artists.
Deadline April 1 for 10 $1,000 Scholarships for Fairfax County High School Seniors

Deadline April 1 for 10 $1,000 Scholarships for Fairfax County High School Seniors

Celebrate Fairfax is giving out 10 $1,000 scholarships.
Fairfax County Announces Snow Make-up Days

Fairfax County Announces Snow Make-up Days

Get out your calendars!