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Published on: Thursday, December 06, 2012

Mount Rainier and Yorktown receive grants from Macy’s to perform “Yes, Virginia the Musical”

As part of Macy’s “Believe” campaign, the store is giving grants to schools across the country so that they can perform  “Yes, Virginia The Musical”, which is based on the true story of Virginia O’Hanlon who wrote a letter to the New York Sun in 1897 asking if Santa Claus was real. Mount Rainier and Yorktown elementary are two of 100 schools chosen to receive the $1,000 grant.

Discussion on school boundaries, grade structures and academic program changes

Three public forums will be hosted by PGCPS to discuss school boundaries, grade structures and academic program changes. All three forums begin at 6 p.m. On Thursday, it will be in the Walker Mill Middle School cafeteria, and on Wednesday, Dec. 12, the forum will be held in the Oxon Hill Middle School cafeteria. For more information call 301-952-6300 or email

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