Friday Morning Rundown

Kwame Alexander at Terraset ES/Photo Courtesy Terraset

Kwame Stops By — Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander, a Reston resident, visited Terraset Elementary and Lake Anne ES on Wednesday. His new book, Booked, is now available.

Science at Hughes — The fourth annual Science Innovation and Inspiration Youth Conference (ScI2YC) is Saturdayat Langston Hughes Middle School in Reston. The conference’s purpose is to create and encourage middle school students’ curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) as well as students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills. [Project Best]

Nearby: Innovation Station Construction — Heads up if you work at the other end of Sunrise Valley Drive, close to Route 28. Beginning Monday, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews will begin constructing foundations for the pavilion that will provide pedestrian access to the Silver Line’s Innovation Center Station from the south side of the Dulles Toll Road. Work will continue there through the summer.

Photo: Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander at Terraset ES in Reston/Courtesy Terraset ES.

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