Thursday Morning Rundown

Terraset ES teachers and mascot hit the road/Credit: Ginger Hornung

Lots of Soccer — Join the Reston Soccer Association for their Fall Kick-off Festival on Sunday, Aug. 31 at South Lakes High School. The free event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be soccer activities and scrimmages on the new turf fields of the main stadium and practice fields nearby. The concession stand will be open. There will be Reston Soccer spirit wear for sale, as well as a gear donation and swap table. Also on hand: author Radovan Pletka, who will sign and sell his book Soccer Is a Thinking Game: A Simple Approach to Coaching Youth Soccer (Ages 5-12).

Peek At What It Is Like To Be A Cop — Fairfax County Police are inviting local teens to check out their Explorer Program, where they can get an up-close look at law enforcement. An info session will be held at the Fairfax County Government Center on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. [Fairfax County Police]

Guidelines For Free Or Reduced Lunch — Fairfax County Public Schools has this year’s guidelines for qualifying for free or reduced lunch. Look for an application in your mailbox this week. [FCPS]

Photo: Since the school is under construction, Terraset ES teachers (and mascot) took to the streets this week to meet incoming students. Credit: Ginger Hornung 

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