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FCPS Seeking Solutions to Overcrowding — There are 900 trailers in use for Fairfax County Public Schools, and overcrowding may be an issue for years to come, the school system says. [Fairfax Times]

Kids See The Nutcracker For Free — The Classical Ballet Academy has seats available for its free  Children’s Series performance of The Nutcracker on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale. This is a shorter performance for little ones. Space is limited, please telephone (703) 742-9395 to reserve a seat. Full-length presentations will take place Nov. 29 and 30. [Classical Ballet Theatre]

Kudos, Herndon High Quiz Kids  — Seven students from Herndon High traveled last week to Yale University to compete at the Yale Certamen Invitational Tournament. This is a national level, quiz bowl-type competition featuring classics-themed questions. The intermediate team of Dora Drezga, Christina Ngo, Kyle Nielsen, and Jocelyn Robertson placed third out of 21 team. Herndon’s advanced team of Charlie Shen, Angie Ngo, Grace Bailey, and Shruti Shrivastava placed sixth out of 21 teams.

Bechtel’s A Military Friendly Employer — Bechtel, which has a large Reston headquarters, has been named a Military Friendly Employerby Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The title is awarded to companies that demonstrate a commitment to transitioning military personnel, veterans, U.S. National Guard members, and military reservists through hiring and training programs as well as company policies. [Bechtel]

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Police said today (Wednesday) a man in prison in Wise County, Virginia, has confessed to two more murders. Fairfax County Police Department said Charles W. Helem, 52, confessed to the…

The Fairfax County School Board is looking at adding more holidays, including Diwali and Yom Kippur, to a proposed calendar for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The board reviewed a…

Updated at 1:50 p.m. — A Winter Weather Advisory for Fairfax County, with the National Weather Service predicting up to 2 inches of snow from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow….


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