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Area College Students Prepare for an Unusual Fall

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.

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Drive Through Diplomas: ‘Just Like Going to McDonald’s’

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.

Finding New Ways to Celebrate in Vienna and McLean

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.

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New Mayor to Work for #OneVienna

Linda Jane Colbert grew up in Vienna and looks at her new position as an opportunity for all.

In a local election last week, Vienna now has a new mayor, Linda Colbert, who has deep roots in the town and a few goals in mind that surround her campaign slogan of “#OneVienna.”

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College Students Prevail Despite Coronavirus Impacts

McLean, Vienna area college students reflect on how the health crisis affects their lives, studies.

Part one in a series. The coronavirus pandemic forced in-person education to come to a halt in March across the country. College students not only had in-person courses moved online, but many had to travel back home for the remainder of the semester, and faced a number of new difficulties.

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Vienna Teen Helps ‘Heroes of COVID’

High School junior organizes national initiative to feed frontline COVID-19 health care workers.

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Oakton Cougars Support Front Line Responders

Oakton High Robotics Team joins forces with Nova Labs in producing Personal Protection Equipment.

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Town Hall Highlights Local Steps on Coronavirus in Northern Virginia

“Stay home. Wash your hands.”

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Opinion: Commentary: We Both Deserve $15. Why Don’t Our Virginia Senators Think So?

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The ‘Olympics of the Violin’

Local teen takes to the stage at the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020.

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