Thursday Morning Rundown

Mercury Fountain

Reston Hospital’s Scholarships —  Reston Hospital Center recently awarded scholarships to 17 Fairfax and Loudoun County High School seniors in recognition of their academic excellence and excitement for pursuing a career in healthcare. Among those earning scholarships:  South Lakes High School’s Madison Lintner and Lyric Venable and Herndon High’s Yasleen Villegas.

Editor’s Note — Karen Goff will be off Thursday and Friday and may be slow to respond to email or approve comments caught in moderation. Please be patient. If you have major breaking news, contact [email protected]

Stock Up — Southgate Community Center (12125 Pinecrest Rd.) is holding a community yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a great opportunity to browse for bargains for a new home or a college dorm.

Tests Taxing Teacher — What is it like to be a first-year teacher in this age of large classes and standardized tests? The Washington Post spent some time with a FCPS kindergarten teacher  to find out. [Washington Post]


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