Tuesday Morning Rundown

Mercury Fountain at Reston Town Center

Roll On, Potomac — Last week’s significant rainstorms made for high waters on the Potomac. The river has been particularly dramatic and raging at Great Falls National Park. [Washington Post]

Bike To Help Others — Students at Hunters Woods Elementary are holding a bike/walkathon June 1 that will raise money for food baskets for seniors in need via Herndon-Reston FISH. [Hunters Woods Elementary]

Trail Repairs, Detours — Repairs are ongoing on the Fairfax County Parkway Bike Trail that goes through Reston. Watch out for crews and detours. [Fairfax Advocates for Better Bicycling Blog]

To Protect and Serve — On Saturday, the Fairfax County Police Department graduated a class of 36 from this spring’s Citizens Police Academy. The class is open to residents of Fairfax County. Participants gain a better understanding and appreciation for the police department through a combination of lectures, tours and hands-on activities. The next session begins in September. [Fairfax County]

Kudos, Herndon High Musicians — Two musicians from Herndon High’s music program earned high marks in the Fairfax County Band Directors Association Solo Competition. [FCPS]

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