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School News & Notes

Mason Student Wins Second Place In Poetry Contest Julia Douglas, a student at George Mason High School, won second place in the Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 5 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

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Local Students Win Arena Stage Competition Sarah Congress of Hayfield Secondary School and Scott Evan Anderson of George C. Marshall High School have been named winners of the Arena Stage 2009 Student Playwrights Project Ten-Minute Play Competition.

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F.E.S. Offers SOL-Related Intersession Activities Franconia Elementary School is starting its seventh year on the modified elementary school calendar. At the end of each quarter, students have the opportunity to take reinforcement and enrichment classes associated with the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests.

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Falls Church School News & Notes

Fairfax County Schools Introduces eCART Resource for Teachers Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is introducing eCART (Electronic Curriculum Assessment Resource Tool), a web-based resource that allows teachers to align curriculum, assessment and instruction to improve student achievement, in the school system for the 2008-09 school year.

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Falls Church Summertime News

Student Joins Whale Research Team Through Earthwatch Institute Arman Carter, a rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will join an Earthwatch Institute expedition this summer to study food availability and feeding behavior of grey whales off the coast of British Columbia in Canada.

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FCPS Modifies Admissions Test Fairfax County Public Schools will modify the admissions test for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology beginning with the December 2008 test session. The test is comprised of standardized mathematics and verbal reasoning questions that assesses the knowledge and skills needed for success in […]