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Alexandria Friends School Holds Open House

The Alexandria Friends School will host its Fall Open House on Friday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. – noon at the Beth El Hebrew Congregation (3830 Seminary Rd., Alexandria) to inform parents about the Friends education. For more information, call 703-461-7222. SnpumpkinEDIT

Alexandria Friends School Holds Open House

The Alexandria Friends School will host its Fall Open House on Friday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. – noon at the Beth El Hebrew Congregation (3830 Seminary Rd., Alexandria) to inform parents about the Friends education. For more information, call 703-461-7222.

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THOMAS JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL students got into the Halloween spirit and participated in a pumpkin-carving contest right before the holiday. (Photo: News-Press)

McLean H.S. Holds Powder Puff Game

A Powder Puff game at McLean High School will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 7 – 9 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and watch the juniors and seniors battle it out on the football field (1633 Davidson Rd., McLean).

Admission to the game is either two cans of food or $5. For more information, call 703-714-5700.

Bishop O’Connell Hosts Open House

On Thursday, Nov. 5, Bishop O’Connell High School will open its doors to prospective students and families for the Open House Program. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Bishop O’Connell auditorium (6600 Little Falls Rd., Arlington). For more information, call 703-237-1433.

 

Stuart H.S. Organizes IB Info Night

Parents of International Baccalaureate (IB) students at J.E.B. Stuart High School are invited to attend the IB Information Night, set for Thursday, Nov. 5 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Little Theater (3301 Peace Valley Ln., Falls Church). For more information, call 703-824-3900.

Kent Gardens Celebrates Fall Fun Fête

On Saturday, Nov. 7, Kent Gardens Elementary School (1717 Melbourne Drive, McLean) will hold the Fall Fun Fête, rain or shine, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Highlights will include a moon bounce and slide, spin art, field games and game booths.

Pre-sale wristbands cost $20 each or $15 each for three or more. Wristbands bought at the door will cost $25 each and $20 each for three or more. Food vendors will be accepting cash. For more information, call 703-394-5600 or visit www.kentgardenspta.com.

Trinity School Offers Information Night

The Trinity School at Meadow View invites parents to visit Headmaster Andrew Zwerneman, Director of Admissions Kay Yohe and Director of Community Relations Gina Massa on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The night will also give parents the opportunity to learn about Meadow View’s courses, educational philosophy and Christian culture. The event will take place at the school (2849 Meadow View Rd., Falls Church). For more information, call 703-876-1920.

McLean High Recognizes Senior Athletes

The seniors of the 2009 McLean Highlander Football Program and their parents will be recognized during a pre-game ceremony on Friday, Nov. 6 at McLean High School (1633 Davidson Rd., McLean).

All Highlander fans are asked to arrive at 7:20 p.m. to support and give thanks to the seniors who will be participating in the final regular-season football game against the Langley Saxons. For more information, call 703-714-5700.

Correction: Jessica Naftzinger is a teacher, not a student at George Mason High School. The student council was responsible for the concept of the “Fifth Element” fashion show.

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