Changing Demographics – Did you know that minorities now make up the majority at Fairfax County Public Schools? [Fairfax County Times]
Speaking of Schools – FCPS students have no school Monday, Nov. 4 and Tuesday, Nov. 5 for teacher workdays and Election Day. Enjoy the four-day weekend.
Football Friday – South Lakes plays at Marshall Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Seahawks (4-4) lost to Stone Bridge 41-13 last week. Herndon (1-7) is at Centreville Friday at 7:30 p.m. The Hornets lost to Westfield 62-28 last week.
McAuliffe Lead Widening — Washington Post Poll says Democrat is up by 12 points over Ken Cuccinelli (R) in Virginia Governor’s race. [Washington Post]
Halloween Forecast — Nothing worse than a rainy Halloween or one in which you have to cover up your costume with a warm coat. This year in Reston, you probably won’t have either. Weather forecast calls for temps about 61 degrees. Showers might move through, but forecasters say you’ll likely get through trick-or-treat without rain on the Snickers bars. [Weather.com]
Congrats! — to Herndon High’s cheerleaders. They have made it to the Northern Region Finals Sunday. [Herndon Patch]
Save the Skate Date — Reston Town Center’s ice rink is slated to open Friday. [Reston Town Center Website]
Hospital Addition Nearly Done — Reston Hospital Center’s $25 million expansion project is almost ready for occupancy. The project, which adds about 150,000 square feet of office space, has been under construction for more than a year. Doctors are expected to move into the building at the end of November. [Reston Connection]