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Reston Town Center

Metro Fares Will Rise — The Metro board voted Thursday to raise fares for Metrorail and Metrobus. The new fares, which will take effect July 1, increase the cost of riding Metrorail by an average of 3 percent. [Washington Post]

Big Night For Jensen —  South Lakes guard Caitlin Jensen scored a game-high 22 points and hit four three-pointers in the 10th Annual Suburban Classic on Sunday. The all-star game, held at Oakton High School and sponsored by the Northern Virginia Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association, featured 20 of the best seniors in the Northern Region from the 6A and 5A North regions. Jensen has committed to play at William & Mary next season. [Washington Post]

GRACE Exhibition Features High School Works — Young artists from area high schools, including South Lakes, Herndon and Oakton, have projects on display at Greater Reston Arts Center as part of the Emerging Visions: Complexities exhibition through April 5. [Fairfax Times]

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Morning Notes

Vehicles turn off Route 123 into Tysons Corner Center (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Vienna’s Ilia Malinin Impresses at U.S. Skating Championships — “Even before his leading score of 110.36…

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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