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School News & Notes


McLean Highlander Dances at White House ReceptionMcLean High School freshman Erin Howard was honored to perform for President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Prime Minister of Ireland Brian Cowen at a White House reception held this St. Patrick’s Day.

Skating’s Best Take Their Skills to Nationals


“I’m not going to lie, I want to win,” said Ashley Wagner of Alexandria regarding her goals for the 2009 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which begin this Sunday, Jan. 18, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Area Sports Recap: Sisters Skate Their Way to 6 Medals

F.C. Sisters Score Six Ice Skating Medals Hannah Schlesinger, 9, of Falls Church won gold in her pre-preliminary free-skate qualifier, and silver in the final round, at the 2009 South Atlantic Regional Non-Qualifying Competition held at IceWorks in Aston, Penn. last weekend.

Retiring After 37 Years, Hoover to Give G.M.H.S. Commencement Address

At 5 p.m. today at the D.A.R. Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., the George Mason High School Class of 2007 will be graduated, and the commencement speech promises to be memorable. Michael Hoover, the head of the English Department, classroom English teacher, adviser to the senior class and to the student newspaper, “The Lasso,” will […]