Wednesday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne

Two Reston Companies Among Fortune 500 — Reston-based Leidos and NII Holdings were among the 10 Fairfax County firms chosen as part of the 2014 Fortune 500 list. NII Holdings, a mobile communications company, is ranked 495. Leidos, technology consulting, is 442. [Fairfax County Economic Development Authority]

Montgomery Schools Chief Urges No Bell Change — Fairfax County Public Schools are looking at changing high school start times in order for students to get more sleep. A similar measure is on the books across the Potomac in Maryland’s Montgomery County, but the MCPS Superintendent said Tuesday he does not recommend the change because it would be too costly at about $21 million. There is also considerable pushback from elementary school parents.  [Bethesda Now]

Local High Schools Shut Out Of Cappies — Students from Herndon and South Lakes High Schools were not among the winners at Sunday’s 2014 Cappies Awards. The awards, voted on by student critics, honor high school theatre students. [Reston Patch]

FCPS and Potential Business Partners Meet Up — Fairfax County Public Schools are looking for support from the business community.  The Foundation for FCPS brought companies and school administrators together to talk about potential partnerships last week at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. [Fairfax Times]

Recent Stories

An FCPS employee gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at an Inova clinic in January 2021 (photo by Karen Bolt/Fairfax County Public Schools) Fairfax County is looking for artists to contribute to…

Reston Association (courtesy RA) Reston Association’s Board of Directors filled an at-large seat vacated by board member Glenn Small in November.  At a Thursday (Jan. 26) night meeting, the board…

The county’s housing authority has entered into an agreement with Foulger-Pratt (Photo via Fairfax County). A task force will discuss the redevelopment of Reston Town Center North (RTC North) beginning…

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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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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