Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The two teams played Tuesday night at 7 p.m.; Hayfield and Lee season results.
The Edison High School Eagles boys lacrosse team lost to McLean Tuesday night, 10-7, taking them out of the running for the Northern Region title. The Eagles had a pretty strong season this year with an overall record of 15-2 and a conference record of 6-1. Unlike Edison, Hayfield Secondary School ended its season earlier this month with a loss against Mount Vernon High School, 6-5. The Hawks had a rocky season this year with an overall record of 5-7 and a conference record of 4-3. Lee High School also ended its season earlier this month with a loss to W.T. Woodson, 16-1. The Lancers have had a rough season, losing a majority of their games, leaving them with an overall record of 1-11 and a conference record of 0-7. Full Northern Region …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The event will take place May 18 at the school's track.
The Edison High School Student Government Association (SGA) will have its 7th Annual Got Hope Walkathon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 at the school's track. The event is a fundraiser benefiting cancer awareness and suicide prevention. SGA organized the walkathon which was started in 2007 after Edison experienced multiple tragedies — one student and two graduates committed suicide in 2006, and another student was diagnosed with leukemia. This year's walkathon is sponsored by Vocelli Pizza in Rose Hill. Registration for the walkathon is $15 and it comes with a T-shirt and sunglasses. All proceeds from the Got Hope Walkathon will be evenly split and donated between Life With Cancer and Crisis Link. For more information about the event, click …
Friday, May 3, 2013
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, the students enjoyed music, food and drinks.
The Waterford in Springfield hosted the fifth annual day prom event for Key Center School students Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Springfield. Students danced and enjoyed food and drinks prepared by Waterford's Executive Chef Michael Rogers. The Key Center School serves students in Fairfax County and surrounding areas who have intellectual disabilities and autism. Students from Lee High School have been volunteering twice a month to help prepare the students for the big day and they were also available to escort students at the Waterford during the event. Students with the cosmetology program at Edison High School also helped by doing hair and makeup before the students were taken to the Waterford. "I wanted to contribute to this event …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay's office confirms the proper funds have been acquired to move forward with the project.
Installing a new artificial turf field at Edison High School is currently going through the engineering phase, according to Linda Waller, director of communications for the Office of Supervisor Jeff McKay. Waller said $450,000 has been transferred from the Liberty View proffer to Fairfax County Public Schools to help fund the turf field, and the project is moving forward. As the project progresses, other proffers will contribute funds to complete the project. Benefits of a turf field include the ability to conduct sports events during inclement weather and decreasing the chances of injuries during matches. Patch will follow this story and update it as it progresses. Follow Kingstowne Patch on Twitter and like us on Facebook!
The event will take place at the Waterford in Springfield
Local high school students and businesses in the Springfield and Kingstowne areas are collaborating to create a special event for students with intellectual disabilities and autism from the Key Center School. A day prom will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Waterford in Springfield. Keith Clark, the sponsor for the event and the founder and president/CEO of Waterford, along with award-winning Waterford Executive Chef Rogers have designed and produced the event for the students with food and beverages, music and beautiful decor all in a ballroom environment filled with sparkling chandeliers and gorgeous fountains. As sponsors, the Waterford is also covering 80 percent of the cost for the event. About 20 students from Lee High…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Multiple performances are scheduled in May.
The Edison High School drama club will perform "Once Upon a Mattress" in May. There will be four separate performances at 7 p.m. May 3, 4, 10 and 11 and a matinee at 2 p.m. May 11. "Once Upon a Mattress" is an interesting take on the classic tale of the "Princess and the Pea." The group is directed by drama teacher Larry McCormick. Music is by Mary Rodgers and lyrics are by Marshall Barer. The story is by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer. Tickets are currently on sale online, priced at $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Contact email@example.com for parties and large groups. Edison Drama previously performed a production of "The Man Who Came to Dinner."
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The Edison Eagles started their baseball season in March.
Since the season started, the Edison Eagles varsity baseball team has had a few games postponed according to the schedule provided on the school's sports website. As for the games Edison has actually played this season, they haven't won very many. The Eagles' current overall record is 2-5. Here's a schedule of upcoming games for Edison varsity baseball: For more information on Edison High School sports, click here.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Save the date: The performance is scheduled for May 17-18 at Edison High School.
The Rose Hill Players of Rose Hill Elementary School will take to the stage once again to perform the musical "The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast." The performance is scheduled for May 17-18 at 7 p.m. at Edison High School. This year's show follows the familiar tale of a selfish prince cursed by a powerful witch and condemned to be a beast until he learns to love. When a poor widow plucks a forbidden rose, Beast sentences her to death but allows her daughter, Beauty, to say goodbye. Beauty goes to the Beast and promises to stay if her mother’s life is spared, and in their time together Beast falls in love with her, creating the opportunity to break the witch's curse. The show is directed by Danny Adams who has directed the young group…
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Students from Lee, Edison, and Hayfield will perform as a group with other students from Fairfax County April 27.
Of the 66 Fairfax County Public Schools students named to 2013 All-Virginia Choruses or chosen to serve as alternates, 16 of them are students at high schools in the Kingstowne area. Students chosen will perform together April 27 at Hanover High School in Mechanicsburg. One student was chosen for the chorus from Edison High School; six were chosen from Hayfield Secondary School and; three from Lee High School will join in the performance. Edison High School: Hayfield High School: Lee High School: Virginia All-State Chorus is sponsored by the Virginia Choral Directors Association, an affiliated unit of the Virginia Music Educators Association. For the full list of students named to 2013 All-Virginia Choruses, click here.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Edison High School Athletes will be in Kingstowne and Franconia neighborhoods to raise money for the school's athletic department.
Student athletes from Edison High School will participate in the Athletic Boosters' Tag Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to raise money to support the school's athletic department. The student athletes will be out in the local neighborhoods fundraising for the department. Tag Day was created by the Edison Athletic Boosters as a way for the local residents to show support in the success of the school's athletes. The school's athletic teams rely on the support of the community as the athletic budget was reduced in recent years. Donations are tax deductible and 100 percent of the money goes to the Edison High School athletic department. If you won't be around Saturday morning, donate to Edison student athletes by visiting the Athletic …