Wednesday Morning Rundown

Terraset kindergartners ready on first day of school/Credit: Terraset PTA

What’s In A Name: Buzz Aldrin — How did the famous astronaut get a Reston elementary school named for him? This video from Fairfax County Public School explains. [YouTube]

Want To Be A Citizen Firefighter? — Fairfax County Fire & Rescue is forming fall classes for its Citizen Fire & Rescue Academy. Classes meet Thursdays for nine weeks. [Fairfax County]

The Band Will Be By — Saturday is the South Lakes Marching Band’s annual Tag Day. This is the band’s major fundraiser, so if they stop by your home, think about offering a donation. Donations go to help purchase uniforms and equipment.

Justice for John Geer — Maura Harrington, longtime domestic partner of John Geer, a Fairfax County man who was shot and killed by police on Aug. 29, 2013, has sued the Fairfax County police department, the chief and officers John Doe 1, 2 and 3 for gross negligence. She seeks $12 million, but also they wants to get answers. [Washington Post]

Photo: Terraset ES kindergartners ready on first day of school/Credit: Terraset PTA

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