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    The Living Legacy Project

    A new project from the Journey Through Hallowed Grounds has begun an ambitious project to plan 620,000 trees, each representing a fallen Civil War soldier.

    Extreme history at Journey Through Hallowed Grounds Camp

    Each year, students from Loudoun go extreme about history through this camp from Journey Through Hallowed Grounds. Video produced by LCPS-TV.

    Journey Through Hallowed Grounds teaches through filmaking

    Created through Comcast newsmakers, this video shows how the Journey Through Hallowed Grounds teaches students about history through the creation of student-created videos.

    Boulder Crest Retreat built on strong family values

    Boulder Crest Retreat, a place for wounded warriors and their families to get away, officially opened Sept 6 with a grand, day-long ceremony.The journey to get there was long and emotional.

    Loudoun Athletes of the Year 2013

    The Loudoun Times-Mirror on June 7 awarded 28 high school students with Athletes of the Year awards during the inaugural banquet.

    Leesburg couple celebrates 60 years

    On Feb. 21, Wayne and Carolyn Reynolds celebrated 60 years of marriage. They share their secret to a lifetime of love and happiness together with the Loudoun Times-Mirror

    The Chorus of the Old Dominion

    The Chorus of the Old Dominion, a group of 15 to 22 men, have sung together for nearly a decade. On Feb. 7, the group was rehearsing for its annual Singing Valentine ritual, where the serenade residents on the big day. The event is the staple of the group’s fundraising.

    Willy the Warrior

    Willy, a 7-year-old labradoodle, survived days caught in a fence in freezing temperatures.

    Vultures take over Leesburg

    The U.S. Department of Agricultural worked from Jan. 7-11, 2013, to scare off a roost of at least 200 black and turkey vultures from a Leesburg neighborhood. The vultures were stripping bark from trees and tearing apart the rubber on roofs and cars, as well as causing a health hazard.

    Loudoun County contest to be featured on TLC’s “DC Cupcakes”

    Abby Wohlhueter, 7, of Culpeper, won the Loudoun County Fair’s cupcake contest judged by TLC’s DC Cupcake ladies July 27.

    Obama makes a stop at LCHS in Leesburg

    President Barack Obama makes a stop in Leesburg at Loudoun County High School Aug. 2.

    Future Leaders

    Each year, the Loudoun Times-Mirror celebrates some of the county’s most outstanding senior students, chosen from a spectrum of scholastic pursuits, such as civil outreach, sports, arts, science and leadership. For details on the future leaders, click here.

    This year, a Times-Mirror community panel selected 15 Future Leaders from more than 80 nominations.

    Into the trenches

    Eric Penka, history teacher at Harper Park Middle transforms his classroom into the trenches of World War I.

    Dominion High School participates in free wig program

    Shannon Freeman, an art teacher at Dominion High School proposed a challenge of growing their hair out then donating it. Part of the Beautiful Lengths Event with Pantene and the American Cancer Society, more than 50 students partook in the challenge to cut their hair March 30.

    The B-17 Aluminum Overcast Flying Fortress

    On Aug. 16, the crew of the B-17 Aluminum Overcast Flying Fortress took the media and two World War II veterans up for a ride in the historic aircraft. The aircraft is open for tours and rides from Aug. 17-19 at Leesburg Executive Airport.

    Music in our Schools month

    The month of March has officially been designated by the National Association for Music Education as Music in Our Schools Month - when music education becomes the focus of schools nationwide. This year’s theme is “Music Lasts a Lifetime.”

    Performing in honor of Music In Our Schools Month during the March 27 School Board meeting were the Stone Bridge High School Jazz Choir and Loudoun County High School’s Guitar Quartet.

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    Baby boomers schooled in technology

    Purcellville’s Carver Center for seniors has launched 10-week class for adults aged 50 and over called Technology for Baby Boomers.

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    Freedom leads pack at Wrestle for the Cure event

    Dozens of wrestlers suited up with pink shirts, socks and shoelaces for the first Battle of Ashburn charity event, held Jan. 25 at Broad Run High School. Freedom High School pinned down three victories in the round-robin style event, and proceeds benefitted the Chris Cooley Foundation.

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    A visit from a founding father

    Sixth graders at J. Michael Lunsford Middle School received a special treat Jan. 5-6, when a famous president visited to teach them about our nation’s War on Independence.

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    “Wimpy Kid” stars drop in on Purcellville Middle School

    For sixth graders at Blue Ridge Middle School in Purcellville, Nov. 16 was just another day at their school – until they received a special visit from a well known book and movie franchise.

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