Wednesday Morning Rundown

Flowers at Reston Whole Foods

Break To Make Beer — After an opening weekend in which patrons drank 3,000 pints of beer, Lake Anne Brew House says it will a pause to make sure it brews much more to keep up with customer demand. The Brew House will be closed this week and will reopen on April 29. [Facebook]

Fairfax County Firefighter Still Missing — Nicole Mittendorff, a Fairfax County Firefighter/EMT who serves at a station in Burke, is still missing after her car was found in Shenandoah National Park last week. Fairfax County Fire Rescue officials gave an update on Tuesday. [Washington Post]

Local High School Rankings — The Washington Post’s annual Challenge Rankings are out. The index score is the number of college-level tests given at a school in the previous calendar year divided by the number of graduates that year. Also noted are the percentage of students who come from families that qualify for lunch subsidies and the percentage of graduates who passed at least one college-level test. South Lakes High School is No. 67 and Herndon High comes it at No. 24 for 2016. [Washington Post]

Former SLHS Football Player Gets NFL Looks — Norfolk State’s Deon King, a linebacker who played at South Lakes HS, may get a shot in the NFL. [Virginian-Pilot]

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Vienna bookstore Bards Alley is participating in the town’s holiday decorating contest (photo by Amy Woolsey) I-66 HOV Change Starts Today — “The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds travelers…

The Barton Hill Recreation Area in Reston is slated for upgrades (via Google Maps) Upgraded lighting is no longer a component of upgrades to the Barton Hill tennis courts in…

Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…

A public art piece inspired by the connectivity and energy of atoms has been erected in Reston Town Center’s Hyatt Park. Called “Vidustria,” the installation is drawn from the word…

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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