THE THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEAM C (Division 1) came in first place at the regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament. The team will now compete at the State Tournament on Saturday, April 5 in Sterling, Virginia. The team includes (from l to r on the stairs) Carter May, Justin […]
November 1 – 7, 2007
Picking Splinters: Marathon Images Haunt and Inspire
Last weekend, I found at least 34,000 people that I wouldn’t mind having in the proverbial fox hole with me. It wasn’t exactly a lengthy interview process. In fact, we didn’t even speak. All they did, really, was compete in the Marine Corps Marathon.
Marathon Mom: Former F.C. Resident Wraps National Marathon Tour in D.C.
For most young children, the mindset is that their parents, or more generally all adults possess an unconditional power, a larger-than-life quality reflected in each youngster’s eyes. For the kindergarten class at North Park Elementary School in Santa Clarita, Calif., their admiration of their 59-year-old teacher, former Falls Church resident […]