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Morning Notes

Scott’s Run Nature Preserve waterfall is pictured here in autumn (Staff photo by Angela Woolsey).

Police Investigate Shooting in Annandale — One individual was shot on the 6200 block of Little River Turnpike yesterday evening. Preliminarily, police believe the incident was isolated. [Fairfax County Police Department]

School Board Supports Inclusive Teaching with Key Caveat — “The Fairfax County school board adopted last-minute changes to a resolution on Thursday evening focused on a commitment to “protect and support educators” in their work delivering inclusive classroom instruction. The final version softened earlier language and deleted a reference to a fractured political climate around Northern Virginia schools.” [DCist]

Woman Suffers Life-threatening Injuries in Springfield Hit-and-Run — A woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car hit her at the intersection of Gainsborough Drive and Wheatstone Drive. The drier was eventually detained. [FCPD]

Youngkin: County Schools Should Address Learning Loss — “In Richmond, Gov. Youngkin announced a seven-point action plan to address learning loss. Leaders at the Virginia Department of Education said learning loss was worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic due to school closures and virtual learning.” [WJLA]

Witches Descend in Reston — Lake Anne Plaza is hosting this year’s flashmob paddle, which features witches and warlocks, on Monday. Wiccan attire is highly encouraged. [Lake Anne Plaza]

More Tysons Data Available — “The Tysons Tracker has been updated with new land use and development data from August 2021 through July 2022. The interactive online platform was launched last year to better showcase the monitoring data included in past Tysons Annual Reports.” [Fairfax County Government]

It’s Tuesday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 69 and low of 57. Sunrise at 7:29 am and sunset at 6:18 pm. [Weather.gov]

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Art House 7 is a small art studio in Arlington – offering instruction in painting, ceramics, sewing and more. We are looking for kind, dedicated people who love both creating and teaching.

Ceramic Teachers are needed to teach wheel-throwing to adults and 6-12th graders and to teach hand building to elementary grades. Classes have 3-8 students.

Drawing teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. For kids, we offer cartooning, manga or traditional drawing. For adults, we only offer traditional drawing.

Painting teachers are needed to teach either kids or adults. We offer oil, acrylic or watercolor for adults or teens. All elementary classes use acrylic and tempera.

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The Capitol Bones present A Christmas Brass Spectacular

The Capitol Bones Christmas Brass Spectacular will take place Monday 19 December at The Carlyle Room in Washington DC at 7:00pm. Tickets are now available at INSANTSEATS.
Dinner seatings are at 6:00,6:30 and 7:00pm. This year we will expand the

Ravel Dance Company presents the Nutcracker Ballet

The Ravel Dance Company will present this holiday tradition for the 2nd year at the gorgeous Capital One Hall main stage. It is a wonderful way to start the holiday season. Follow Clara through her journey to the Pine forest,

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