Tracy Waagner, a senior at McLean High School, will represent Virginia in the Division Finals of the Music Teachers National Association Southern Division Senior Vocal Competition.
Cancellation of formal celebration could not stop informal ceremony
A dozen or so hardy souls quietly gathered in the drenching rain at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month to pay tribute to America's veterans in an unofficial ceremony.
A short film inspired by a true story, raising awareness for the Ethiopian orphan crisis
In 2018, 20-year old filmmaker Josh Leong of McLean traveled to Ethiopia on a mission trip with McLean Bible Church.
Local Scouts Honor Distinguished Citizen
2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards presented.
On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire Commission honored recipients of the 2019 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards.
Original podcast series produced for current social distancing days
Even during these stressful times of COVID-19, the theater adage “the show must go on” remains true.
Steven Lourenco of McLean achieves rank of Eagle Scout, heads to VMI.
Scoutmaster Bob Steinrauf of Boy Scout Troop 869, held a COVID-friendly Eagle Court of Honor for Life Scout Steven Lourenco.
Kristina Markarian sits in front of her baby grand piano in her music studio next to her home in McLean.
Alexander Joel, a rising high school senior at The Potomac School in McLean, was awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) full-merit scholarship to study the Russian language in Moscow, Russia for five weeks.
The Narang Foundation donates $10K to Langley Residential Support Services.
"We feel strongly that every person, no matter their challenges, deserves the opportunity to thrive, and have a support system behind them," said RJ Narang of McLean.
The “Roarin’ Twenties” were just getting started when McLean resident Lucille Quinn was born.
As a new round of high school seniors are moving on to college in the fall and continuing students get back to campus, it’s unclear how college campuses will look due to new precautions to ease the spread of COVID-19 and how it could affect college students’ experience.
Area schools, students celebrate graduation differently this year.
When COVID-19 interrupted the school year nationwide, and forced large gatherings to be cancelled, schools, families, and graduating seniors wondered how they’d still be able to celebrate the milestone without a traditional ceremony.
Area high school graduates miss the opportunity to say bye to school, friends.
The end of the school year in high school is filled with spirit weeks, prom, and for seniors, a graduation ceremony. So, when COVID-19 caused in-person classes to stop and postponed or cancelled events like prom and graduation, many students didn’t get the opportunity to finish out the year with the typical celebrations and traditions.