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Sports Columnist to Lead Discussion on Sports and Stress

Sports Columnist to Lead Discussion on Sports and Stress

From Safe Community Coalition:

 McLean, Virginia – The Safe Community Coalition (SCC), together with the McLean High School (MHS) PTSA and the MHS Athletic Boosters, will present a panel discussion on “Success and the Student Athlete” that will be moderated by USA Today sports columnist, Christine Brennan on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 7pm at McLean High School located at 1633 Davidson Road in McLean, VA.

Panelists invited to share their perspectives and to engage the audience in a community conversation include:

FCPS Students Earn Honors at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Nine students from Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) won awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, held last week in Los Angeles.

Winners included:

Twenty-Eight FCPS Teachers Earn Certificates for Participation in Kennedy Center Arts Program

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Twenty-eight Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) teachers have received certificates of study for their participation in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program.

Teachers in the CETA program participate in workshops led by artists and arts educators, learning how to integrate the arts in their teaching through programs designed to meet their needs, interests, and experience. 

The following FCPS teachers received 2011 certificates of study:

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

Tomorrow: Annual Youth Summit On Technology!

 Date:      Saturday, May 7, 2011 

Time:     7:30am-4pm
Where:  Charles H. Flowers High School

                10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road

                Springdale, MD  20774


The 14th Annual Youth Summit on Technology is sponsored by the Patriots and Chairman and co-partner Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker.   Mr. Baker will also be the keynote speaker at our luncheon activity and will emcee the Patro-Tech Game Show/Social Media Jeopardy. 

Morning Sessions:

Stratford University Adds New “Street Food” Culinary Course

Stratford University Adds New “Street Food” Culinary Course

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States, around 2.5 billion people around the world eat street food each day. Street food, those ready-to-eat foods and beverages that are prepared and sold on the streets, play an important role in helping to support and identify cultures. The new Street Food course, at Stratford University, will focus on giving students an in-depth awareness about the sector, as well as how they may go about owning their own street food business.

“In today’s economy, it is more challenging to open a restaurant, yet it is a dream of many,” explains Charleen Huebner, the baking and pastry coordinator at Stratford University (www.stratford.edu). “Being a street food vendor is the perfect fit for millions of people around the country. It gives them an opportunity to have a small culinary business, but it eliminates the big expenses of having a restaurant.”

Home Built by 90 FCPS Students is Part of this Weekend's Parade of Homes

Home Built by 90 FCPS Students is Part of this Weekend's Parade of Homes

For 40 years, students in the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) residential construction program have been building houses as part of the partnership between FCPS and the Foundation for Applied Technical Education, Inc. (FATE). This weekend, the 18th house in the series will be part of the Northern Virginia Parade of Homes. Parade homes are open from 1-5 p.m. on April 30 and again on May 1. 

Stratford University, Woodbridge Campus (Potomac Mills) Hosts 2011 Health Awareness Fair

Stratford University, Woodbridge Campus (Potomac Mills) Hosts 2011 Health Awareness Fair

Stratford University, Woodbridge Campus (Potomac Mills)
Hosts 2011 Health Awareness Fair

WHO:       
Stratford University

WHAT:   
2011 Health Awareness Fair

There will be a Health Awareness event held, hosted by Doctors Express and Stratford University. The event is aimed at helping to educate the public about health care services, careers, and education opportunities in the health care field, as well as presenting ways the community can get involved and live a healthier life. The free event is open to the public and will feature health-related exhibits, information, and prize giveaways. There will also be free health screenings and demonstrations.