Tuesday Morning Notes

Construction in Reston

Reston Recycling Center Closing — The Fairfax County recycling center at the Reston Park & Ride at 2531 Reston Parkway will close on Nov. 1. The county says it is shutting that center, as well as one in Annandale, because it is a target for illegal dumping of old furniture, appliances, and other discarded items. [Fairfax County]

FCPS’ Graduation Rate — Graduation rates released by the Virginia Department of Education show that 92.3 percent of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from the class of 2016 graduated on time, a rate that exceeds the state average of 91.3 percent. A total of 8,722 FCPS students, or 61.9 percent, obtained an advanced studies diploma in 2016, compared to the state average of 51.7 percent. [FCPS]

Food Truck Thursday This Week — Food Truck Thursday returns for its monthly gathering at Reston Town Square Park at Reston Town Center on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A variety of food trucks will be on site. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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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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