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Ten Days in Diplomacy

Woodson High junior reflects on her experiences with High School Diplomats program at Princeton.

“OK, everybody, I got the call! The buses are coming! I repeat, The buses are coming!” With those words, an excited cheer rises among the giant mob of American students, our nervousness and excitement feeding off of each other, spreading through the crowd like an electrical impulse.

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Proposal to Swap Offices for Condos

Part of a plan to redevelop Mantua Professional Center.

Nearly four acres of the Mantua Professional Center on Pickett Road are available for development, and the IDI Group Cos. hopes to build 80 condos there off Silver King Court. Details of the plan were presented during the Oct. 7 work session of the Fairfax City Council.

Fairfax High’s Homecoming Parade

Fairfax High’s Homecoming Parade was Friday, Oct. 24.

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Colorful Costumes at Goblin Gallop

The 21st annual Goblin Gallop was Sunday, Oct. 26, at Fairfax Corner.

The 21st annual Goblin Gallop was Sunday, Oct. 26, at Fairfax Corner.

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High Schools to Start Later Next Year

School Board approves later start times.

Phyllis Payne has been fighting for more sleep for a decade. On Oct. 23, it all paid off. The co-founder of Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal - or SLEEP - saw the Fairfax County Public School Board approve to move high school start times ahead by 30 minutes, 11-1.