Tag: read


High-Schoolers Reach Out to Young Readers

Instead of chasing crushes and living up the end of his senior year at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 18-year-old Drew Tener decided to focus his time and energy on something a little more proactive – he’s teaching struggling first and second-grade boys how to read.

Cardinal Forest elementarty students’ art is being displayed at the General Assembly building in Richmond. Paintings and prints from 20 students from Cardinal Forest and other area schools are being sponsored by Del. Dave Albo. Shown here is a painting of an ‘Altered Landscape’ done by a Cardinal Forest 6th-grader. All artwork was made by K-6 graders. (Photo: Rebecca Miller)

School News and Notes

Dicia Rivera, age 4, and Katherine Duperow, age 3, students at the Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center, perform with their classmates at the 2007 release of Fairfax Futures’ new parent resource, Helping Your Children Love to Learn. (Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Baird)

Local Commentary


We were delighted to hear the glowing report given by Falls Church Vice Mayor Lindy Hockenberry about the nine apartments designated as “teacher workforce housing” at the new Read Building on West Broad Street. In the proverbial nick of time, on the eve of the start of the new school […]