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

It’s going to be a cold and rainy weekend in Fairfax County, thanks to Tropical Storm Ophelia. Tracking to make landfall in North Carolina today (Friday), the storm is expected to reach Northern Virginia tonight.

Reston Station (file photo) Qualtrics, a technology and data research company, has officially opened its doors in Reston. The company, which provides artifical intelligence-driven software to assist businesses with customer…

The Boro in Tysons (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Fairfax County is considering a pilot program to support more murals in its commercial revitalization areas. The pilot program, called Paint…

Jersey Mike’s is set to open at Seneca Corner in Great Falls (courtesy Republic Land Development) Another fast food option will soon be open in Great Falls. Jersey Mike’s Subs…


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