Jul 26, 2014

March 19-25: Thoreau Middle Mourns Loss of Student

Board of Supervisors defer vote on the county's participation in Phase II of the Dulles Rail project

March 19-25: Thoreau Middle Mourns Loss of Student

Students returning to Thoreau Middle School last week were told over the weekend.

A 56-year-old after his vehicle struck the sound barrier on the Fairfax County Parkway near Franklin Farms Road.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors of the Dulles Metrorail project after a public hearing Tuesday night.

The supervisors after Anthony Griffin retires in late April, buying time while a permanent replacement is chosen, officials say.

Fairfax County and FCPS officials at a Sully District town hall meeting Thursday night.

The Virginia Senate Finance Committee  that contains a budget amendment offered by Sens. Janet Howell and Mark Herring.

Mark Keam for constituents at the Vienna Town Hall Chambers.

Amidst  a national outcry over U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to purchase ammonia-treated ground beef for national school lunch programs,  In addition, that they are pulling the beef from their shelves or reiterating they never offered it in the first place. 

Fairfax County Police Department Captain Denise Hopson  against Chief David Rohrer.

The Oakton High PTSA as part of a renewed focus on honor at the school. 

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  • Oakton High's boys lacrosse team on Saturday after reliquishing their first-half lead to lose 14-13.
  • The Oakton High girls tennis team on Tuesday, defeating the Hornets 9-0. They then  in a 5-4 loss to Chantilly High on Thursday.
  • The Oakton High girls lacrosse team has , defeating Langley 13-10 in its latest matchup.
  • The Oakton High boys soccer team after a 1-0 win over McLean on Friday.
  • The Oakton High girls soccer team to improve its record to 3-0-1. 

Season Previews:

  • The Oakton High boys tennis team finished its regular season last year with a 5-5 record, which they think can be and a secret weapon.
  • Oakton boys soccer to create depth on the bench. 
  • After  then falling in the second round of the Northern Region tournament, the Oakton High girls soccer team will
  • After reaching the second round of the Northern Region tournament and retaining most of the starting lineup, the Oakton High softball team has .

Caroline Coyer was  in the Virginia High School Coaches Association's All-State team, while her twin sister Katherine earned a spot on the second team.

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