Seven teams from Virginia regions 14 and 16, representing Loudoun County schools, were among the 815 teams from 40 states and 15 foreign countries competing at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals from May 23rd through 26th at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
Senior Jackson Rogers of Potomac Falls High School was named the 2012 Dulles District Baseball Most Valuable Player through a vote of the district’s coaches. The Panthers’ Joe Terango was named Coach of the Year.
The student School Board members for the 2012-2013 school year were officially welcomed by School Board Chairman Eric Hornberger and Vice Chair Jill Turgeon on Thursday, May 17th, at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices in Ashburn.
The Loudoun Education Alliance of Parents (LEAP) learned about teacher mentoring programs during its final meeting of the year May 9th at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices in Ashburn.
“Now I’ve watched you for the last three years academically outperform all kinds of schools and all kinds of students,” said Belmont Ridge Middle School Principal Timothy J. Flynn as he opened the celebration of the re-designation of Belmont Ridge as a School to Watch on Friday, May 11th, in the school’s auditorium.
Ari Dyckovsky, a senior at Heritage High School and the Loudoun Academy of Science, received the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award on Friday, May 18th, at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh.
Frans Johansson, author of “The Medici Effect,” will be the speaker at the Social Science and Global Studies Academic Awards and Celebration at 7:30 p.m. May 31st in the Tuscarora High School auditorium.
Carlos Mauricio Parra-Quintero, a Spanish teacher at Dominion High School, received the Victoria D. de Sanchez Northern Virginia Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award on Monday, May 14th, at Marymount University’s Education Dinner.
Loudoun County High School recently captured first place in the state in the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Creative Writing Contest, finishing with a “Superior” rating for its overall writing folder – one of only three schools to garner the top rating.
Connor Cashman of Briar Woods High School has been named Most Valuable Player among Dulles District boys’ lacrosse players through a vote of the district’s coaches. The Falcons’ Bruce Lipson was named Coach of the Year.
The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Chapter at Monroe Technology Center (MTC) will sponsor a Miles for Smiles Walk-A-Thon from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19th, at Loudoun County High School.
“Based on statistics, one in 88 children will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder,” said Cedar Lane Elementary Principal, James E. Dallas during an all-school assembly to raise awareness about autism on Monday, April 30th.
Monroe Technology Center (MTC) has named the top students in each of its programs for the third nine-week grading period. Awards were given for participants in both “A” and “B” days (some programs meet on only one day).