Morning Notes

Love Your Body Yoga Festival 2016

Gender Protection Addition Causes Ire At FCPS Board Meeting — Security had to escort several audience members out of the Fairfax County School Board meeting Thursday night after a discussion to amend FCPS’ Student Rights and Responsibilities policy to align the student handbook with the district’s nondiscrimination policy. Board discussion also turned heated when several members wanted to postpone the vote until June 30. That motion failed and the change to the policy passed. [Washington Post]

Biking On Track During  SafeTrack — Area transportation officials say the number of people biking to work last week was up there with “Bike to Work Day.” Double the usual number of riders were counted last Monday, the first day of SafeTrack work on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines. [WJLA]

Tour the New North County Governmental Center — The public is invited to the grand opening of the North County Governmental Center (1801 Cameron Glen Dr.) on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new facility, completed last year, houses the Fairfax County Police Reston District Station, as well as the Hunter Mill Supervisors office. In addition to tours there will be  members of the K-9 unit; a landing of the police helicopter; motorcycle squad demonstrations and more family fun.

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