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Friday Morning Notes

by Karen Goff — September 30, 2016 at 9:00 am 4 Comments

Rain in Reston on Sept. 29, 2016

Football Tonight — South Lakes (4-0) hosts Washington-Lee. Herndon (1-3) is at Chantilly. Game time is 7 p.m.

FCPS SATs Rising — Fairfax County Public Schools’ students overall average SAT score rose three points from last year. [FCPS]

Nearby: HernDOG Bark Bash Sunday — Grab your dog and head to Herndon’s Bready Park Sunday, Oct. 2 for the HernDOG Bark Bash. The free event will feature agility demonstrations; owner and dog team contests; adoptions; an off-leash area; and wide variety of dog-themed vendors. Bready Park is at 814 Ferndale Ave. The bash is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Library Look — A community engagement survey says most Fairfax County residents are happy with Fairfax County Public Libraries, but the system needs to pay attention and balance needs of traditional books with technology. [Fairfax County]

  • One Really

    Fairfax County Public Libraries are still stuck in the 20th century. Definitely need improvement in function, services, etc to be relative in the 21st. Some employees (or volunteer) up to speed with technology would help.

    It was cool when my daughter was 2-4. We would go to a book reading or a Muppet show.

    With High and Middle school kids now it doesn’t really fit our needs.

  • Matt

    Love the pic, Karen! Not the weather, however.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    FCPS release — and unbridled joy — over improved SAT scores is merely a reflection that FCPS is more interested in producing better college students than they are in producing better citizens, or even adults.

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