Thursday Morning Notes

Fall Leaves in Reston/Credit: J0nathan via Flickr

South Lakes Student-Athletes Sign With Division I Schools — Two South Lakes High School seniors have signed letters of intent to play Division I sports in college, beginning in the fall. Taylor Newman-Farr will attend St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania, playing lacrosse. Stokes will go to Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, playing softball. [Herndon Patch]

Hunter Mill Road Project Meeting Set for Tonight — The Fairfax County Department of Transportation is scheduled to hold a public meeting in the cafeteria at Lake Anne Elementary (11510 North Shore Dr.) at 7 p.m. to discuss further alternatives to accommodate growing traffic congestion on Hunter Mill Road from Sunrise Valley Drive to the Colvin Run Bridge. The county will present its preferred option for road changes and welcome questions and feedback from residents. [Fairfax County]

Fairfax County Begins Search for New Schools Superintendent — Fairfax County Public Schools has hired recruiting firm Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates to find candidates to replace superintendent Karen Garza, who will leave her position by Dec. 16. A new page on the school district’s website also has gone up for news about the search for Garza’s replacement. [Fairfax County Public Schools]

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