Thursday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne from Heron House

Renovations at TJ — New classrooms and labs are now open at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology as part of its $67 million renovation. [Fairfax Times]

Flipping Through Town Center — Ever see a couple of guys vaulting and twisting their way through Reston Town Center? Check out these amazing photos of the Parkour athletes. [Modern Reston]

Silver Line Costs To Rise? — New safety regulations, instilled after the 2009 fatal Metro crash, may cause Silver Line Phase II price tag to rise about $2.7 billion. [WAMU]

Kudos To Police Crime Prevention Program — The Fairfax County Police Department has been approved and re-certified by the Criminal Justice Services Board of the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services as a Crime Prevention Community, one of very few in the Commonwealth. [FCPD]

Curtain Up — South Lakes High School’s Theatre Arts Department presents its fall play, The Man Who Came To Dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Tickets available online and at the door. [SLHS Theatre Arts]

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