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Hunters Woods Students Tackle Book Writing — About 100 fifth graders at Hunters Woods Elementary School will take part in November’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The students are currently in the pre-writing stage and will take on the challenge of a novel beginning Nov.1 [Reston Connection]

RA Needs Costumed Characters — Reston Association needs a few teen and adult volunteers to act as characters at the Halloween House and Trick or TreatTrail Friday and Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. FRIDAY: Storm, Vulture, Lorax, Troll, Smurfette, Commander Cody. Mad hatter, Spiderman, Ashoka from Clone Wars. SATURDAY: Thor, Vulture & Ashoka from Clone Wars. To volunteer, contact [email protected] or call 703-435-7986.

Bechtel’s Move Upsets Marylanders — Bechtel is moving about 1,000 employees from the Frederick office to the Reston office, and that is not sitting well with Maryland residents, who say it will have a huge impact on the economy. [WJLA]

Ducks on Lake Thoreau/Credit: Brendan Ross via Flickr

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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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