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Longfellow Shines at Science Contest

Participating in Science Olympiad, a national team science competition, is all too familiar for the seventh and eighth graders of the Longfellow Science Olympiad team. Among the 5,000 middle and high schools that qualify to compete, the team from Longfellow Middle School made its third consecutive appearance during the 24th […]

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School News and Notes

Armstrong Elementary students collected a total of 131 paper penguins, each one representing 60 minutes of reading, to celebrate Read Across America Day. Principal Shane Wolfe (center), pictured with Assistant Principals Debra Hill (left) and Erin Wilhelm (right), kept his promise to dress as a penguin if students met their […]

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“I started coaching because my niece, who was 9 at the time, came home crying one day because the coach told her she wasn’t good enough to play on his team,” recalls Aggie McCormick-Dix, founder and executive director of the Fairfax Stars AAU Basketball Program. Summer leagues, like Amateur Athletic […]