Thursday Morning Rundown

Reston National at Indian Ridge

Virginia May Get New HS Grad Requirements — A bill going through the Virginia General Assembly seeks to alter requirements to better fit a “Portrait of a Graduate” which is already being used in Fairfax County. [WTOP]

Dogwood Group Earns Award — Dogwood Elementary’s 21st Century Girls Club was awarded the Verizon Innovative Learning Grant for $20,000. The club offers girls a unique opportunity to delve into real-world problems at the local and regional level, tackle scientific dilemmas, explore, experiment, and act upon their findings.

“Saturday Night in the Suburbs” — Find out what teens are really doing at these seminars sponsored by the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County in March. The program features a panel of high school seniors who talk openly about alcohol and drug use, teen parties, social media, parent supervision and enabling, and communication with parents. Middle school and high school parents are encouraged to attend. [FCPS]

RTC Skating Rink Closes March 6 — Get your outdoor skating in before Srping has sprung. [Patch]

Recent Stories

The former private venue will be preserved as part of the overall infill residential proposal (via JR Catering/Facebook) A nearly 9-acre property near Lake Fairfax Park in Reston could be…

The Fairfax County Government Center building (staff photo by David Taube) Local officials are already preparing for “one of the most challenging” budget talks in years due to inflation, the…

PayMore plans to open a location in Reston within two to three weeks (via PayMore) An electronics trading store is slated to open in Reston’s Home Depot by the end…

Morning Notes

Wolftrap Creek in fall (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Route 7 Lane Shift in Reston Starts Today — “On or about Tuesday, Nov. 29, the right-turn lane from eastbound Route…

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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