Sterling Academy of Science students set off for South Korea
Fri., Jul. 25 | 08:00 AM - TJ Sample, senior at the Academy of Science in Sterling, had never been out of the country. That all changed when he boarded the plane bound for South Korea on July 16 to study spider silk and human collagen-producing cells.
Juvenile spray-paints graffiti on Sterling middle school; high school also tagged
Fri., Jul. 25 | 11:25 AM - Two Sterling schools were spray-painted with graffiti Thursday, leaving a case pending against a juvenile.
Local Boy Scout collects backpacks for children of military families
Mon., Jul. 21 | 11:12 AM - Ahmed Adam, a Boy Scout member of All Dulles Area Muslim Society troop 1576, is facilitating a school supply and backpack collection for children of U.S. military families as part of the process for earning Eagle Scout status. He is doing the project through Operation Homefront.
Academies empower Loudoun teachers
Sterling Elementary teacher Kate Henretty asks senators Tim Kaine and mark Warner a question. Special to Times-Mirror/John Boal
Wed., Jul. 16 | 12:00 PM - This weekend marked the end of the state-funded VCET program where six Loudoun teachers, along with 100 other teachers in the D.C. Metro area, turned student once more.
Constructing a legacy: The Aurora School in Loudoun dedicated to “Butch” Miller
James “Butch” Miller helped renovate the Paxton Campus in Leesburg for the Arc of Loudoun. Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jul. 16 | 06:57 AM - On July 11, The Aurora School dedicated its main building to James E. “Butch” Miller, who was instrumental in the renovations of Paxton Campus in Leesburg for The Arc of Loudoun, an advocacy program for people with disabilities and their families.
Huskies mourn coach’s sudden loss
Tue., Jul. 8 | 11:49 AM - Adam Fortune, one of the area's most tenured and respected high school football coaches, died July 7 of cardiomyopathy due to an enlarged heart. He was 37.
Va. gets federal education waiver
Mon., Jul. 7 | 03:00 PM - The Virginia Department of Education says federal education officials have approved the state's request for a one-year extension of its Elementary and Secondary Education Act flexibility waiver.
Chamber Fall Fashion Show set for Sept. 23
Sun., Jul. 6 | 03:17 PM - The Businesswomen of Loudoun Committee with the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th Annual Fall Fashion Show from 5-8 p.m. Sept. 23 at Belmont Country Club in Ashburn.
J. Macaron brings a taste of France to Ashburn
Wed., Jul. 2 | 02:00 PM - For Jessica Aviles, making macarons is a love affair on many levels. She enjoys the taste, the endless options for flavors and colors, and even the precise process involved with making them.
Hatrick officially bids Loudoun’s public schools goodbye
After 23 years at the helm, Dr. Edgar Hatrick’s run as the superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools has ended. - Times-Mirror File/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jul. 1 | 02:23 PM - This past Monday was the final day of Dr. Edgar Hatrick's run as the superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, a position he has held for nearly 23 years.
Panel aims to make University of Virginia more affordable
Tue., Jul. 1 | 08:56 AM - The University of Virginia is launching an effort to keep the university affordable.
Two new principals appointed to Loudoun County schools
Mon., Jun. 30 | 12:12 PM - Deborah Lee was appointed to be the principal of both Aldie and Banneker elementary schools.
John P. Mann of Warrenton is a World War II veteran. Mann delights the crowd with his story of how he met his now late wife and dedicates the planting of his tree to her. Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud
Sun., Jun. 29 | 07:17 PM - The Journey Through Hallowed Ground dedicated 500 trees in honor of fallen Civil War soldiers
Eagle Scout project gives opportunity for Monroe Tech student to shine
Ian Pham and Friar John Mosimann pose for a picture in front of the new sigh Pham built for St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Leesburg. Photo Courtesy/Chau Pham
Thu., Jun. 26 | 11:01 AM - Ian Pham, a Monroe Tech student with autism, is one step closer to achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
Ashburn’s Adriel Sumathipala: This year biotech, next year the prom
Sumathipala presenting the project that got him to The BioGENEius Challenge in San Diego. - Courtesy/Jordan Gray
Wed., Jun. 25 | 02:45 PM - Adriel Sumathipala, a student at Broad Run High School competed in the BioGENEius Challenge in San Diego this past weekend.