Tuesday Morning Rundown

Sunny day run at Lake Anne Plaza

Winter’s Back — Remember the nice weather of the last few days? Yeah. Winter is on its way back — with a little SNOW in the forecast [WTOP]

It’s Oscar Week — Do you know the Virginia locations where these Academy Award winners were filmed? [Virginia.org]

Kudos, Chorus Members — Both South Lakes and Herndon High Schools have singers named to the  2014 All-State Honors Choir. [FCPS]

Did Garza’s Tactic Work in Texas? — Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza, who has proposed a $2.5 billion budget for 2015  that features $96 million in proposed cuts and elimination of 731 county staff positions, has used the same budgeting tactic before. As superintendent in Lubbock, Tex., and in Houston, where she served as second-in-command of the state’s largest school district, Garza showed that reducing staff can lead to quick cost savings while giving Garza the ability to dangle higher salaries as she works to attract a new crop of teachers. [Washington Post]

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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