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March CloseUp – Counting Our Blessings

Each month we publish our online newsletter CloseUp – a great way to stay connected to our four schools. Here are some highlights from this month’s issue!

  • Daniels Run ES made the cover of the Fairfax Connection for the work of Ms. Novak’s first grade class with American Ninja Warrior.
  • FX Players (FHS Theater Department) won regionals and placed third in
    FHS Zion Jang with regional trophy. ZJ went on to win Best Actor in Virginia state competition.

    state for one act plays. Zion Jang (photo right) placed first in the VHSL state competition for acting. Eight FX Players made the DC Metro Arts’ list for best high school performances.

  • FHS Forensics team named Liberty Conference Champions.
  • FHS Science Olympiad team took home several honors at the University of Pennsylvania competition.
  • Model UN competed at George Mason and two FHS students were honored for being the most dedicated to the spirit of Model UN.
  • FHS Latin Club placed in Certamen (a competitive event in Latin similar to Jeopardy).
  • FHS DECA (marketing students) competed at the Virginia state leadership conference with several groups advancing to the International Career Development Conference in California.
  • FHS and LMS students named to Virginia all-state band and chorus.
    VA state 50 free winner Anna Ober
  • FHS swimmer Anna Ober is the Virginia state champion in the 50 yard freestyle

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