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ANNOUNCEMENTS

CLASS OF '87 

ARE YOU PLANNING A REUNION? PEOPLE ARE ASKING! LET US KNOW IF SO!

Save the date for the Stuart Educational Foundation’s first-ever “Bands at the Beach” fundraiser - September 23rd

Plan to join us for an evening of music, food, and fun when the Stuart Educational Foundation holds a fundraiser on September 23 from 4-7pm at Lake Barcroft’s Beach 5.  (Beach 5 is across the street from 6314 Waterway Drive.)  The event will feature two live bands, food trucks, and information about the great work the Foundation is doing.  We’ll sell tickets in advance—$25 for one ticket, $20/ticket if you buy two or more.  All tickets will be $25 at the door.  Be on the lookout for more details soon.

The fundraiser is being run by volunteers to keep costs to a minimum.  All proceeds benefit the Foundation, which provides need-based scholarships for Stuart graduates.  To read more about the Foundation and the work it does, go to http://www.stuartfund.org/.  If you have questions about the event or would like to volunteer, contact Mark Goldenberg at 703-750-3540.

The rain date is September 24.

Letter regarding name change:

Dear Community,

The Fairfax County School Board voted last night that the name of J.E.B Stuart High School be changed no later than the start of the 2019 School Year. The School Board further directed staff to start the renaming process this fall and that as part of that process -- in the spirit of compromise and in recognition of the need to minimize costs as well as the desire for continuity by alumni -- request that the Stuart community consider “Stuart High School” as the new name. The Board further directed staff to create a mechanism for private funding with the expectation that private funding will pay for a substantial portion of the costs.

I’ve met with both sides on this issue and it has yielded strong feelings and strong passions. Now that the Board has spoken, we will continue to follow the process as outlined by the School Board regulation for name changes. We will execute the renaming process in a fair, transparent, and expedient manner.

In this spirit,  I invite you to join me on Saturday, September 9, at 10 a.m., at J.E.B Stuart High School, where we will hold an open public meeting - per Regulation 8170 http://www.boarddocs.com/vsba/fairfax/Board.nsf/files/A6Z2RN6CA270/%24file/R8170.pdf - to gather names for consideration along with the opportunity for presentations, questions, and discussion. We will share further details with you ahead of the meeting.

As outlined in the regulation, voting for the school name will be limited to those participants residing in the school’s attendance area and a weighted point system will be used to determine the top three choices. Voting will take place on Saturday, September 16, at J.E.B Stuart High School and will be open from 10 am to 6 pm. 

After review of the community’s recommendations, the Division Superintendent will formulate a recommendation consisting of one or more of the most popular choices according to community input. The Division Superintendent shall then transmit the recommendation to the School Board for consideration and action.

The deadline for the Division Superintendent to submit a formal recommendation to the School Board shall be three weeks prior to the date scheduled for School Board action.

It is clear that this issue has impacted our community and it is my hope that we can work together to find common ground and embrace the diversity of our friends and neighbors to strengthen our bond around what we all hold true – that every student succeed and that we provide them the support necessary to be successful.

The most important name I think we can all agree, is that of the teacher in front of them, and we are committed to ensuring whatever name is chosen that we have the best possible education for every student.

Sincerely,

Scott Brabrand
Superintendent
Fairfax County Public  Schools 


The mission of the JEB Stuart Alumni Association is to foster community among the alumni and to strengthen alumni connections to the school.



HOMECOMING GAME NIGHT -

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017...SAVE THE DATE!

 


THANK YOU TO CLASS OF '66 & NANCY MILLS

FOR THE GENEROUS DONATION TO STUART' S EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION! Below is a letter from Nancy Mills to the Foundation.  Nancy was vital to her class reunion and class contribution and the STUART EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION BOARD is grateful!

Dear Stuart Educational Foundation:

It is with great pleasure--and more than a little embarrassment due to its tardiness--that I inform you that I today mailed to you by certified mail a number of checks made out to the Foundation totaling $3800. This represents the contributions of many, many members of the JEB Stuart Class of 1966 on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of our graduation.

$526.66 of that amount is intended to be earmarked for the Ms.Mask Scholarship; the remainder for the general scholarship fund as you see fit.

In addition to the financial contributors, the following people (some of whose email addresses I have shielded) deserve your special gratitude for enabling this gift:

>> Alums Bridget Breen Whitson and Suzanne Burke Walters who facilitated the tour of Stuart during our Reunion;
>> Stuart staff Brian Garvey and Principal Penny Gross and student Lena for their impassioned introduction to the current Stuart and to the work of the Foundation during our tour;
> Ms. Mask, whose dedication to her students first inspired my interest in honoring her with a scholarship in her name thus leading me to the Foundation;
> Kari Kelley for her generous liaison to the Foundation and the Scholarship process;
> Susan O'Reilly for her tireless advocacy on behalf of the Foundation; and
> my six dedicated co-leaders on our 50thReunion Steering Committee without whose creativity and leadership of the Reunion this gift would not have been possible: Alan Cashell, Caprice Richardson Rosato, Frank Chappell, Jane Borel O'Brien, Noel Augliere Marts, and Rodney Green.

The greatest thanks of course goes to the Foundation itself whose tireless and effective work on behalf of the students and community of JEB Stuart is the stimulus for this gift.

Nancy Mills


Attention: Class of '77

your 40th reunion committee is being formed.

Contact Cary Greenspan at caryg07@gmail.com

or Jamie Gold at JamieAdeleGold@gmail.com or check out "Class of '77 and friends" on FB

Homecoming weekend for 2017 is October 20-22nd.

Reunion plans so far: For Saturday, Oct. 21 we've reserved a private room at the Fish Market on King Street in Old Town for buffet dinner and cash bar ($50 per person). Friday during and after the homecoming game we'll have the downstairs room at the Seven Corners Pub (pay your own way). Details on how to register and possible hotel deal on the way.


CLASS OF '67 REUNION

The JEB Stuart Class of 1967 is holding its 50th Reunion the weekend of October 20-22, 2017. The group rate of $89/night at the Sheraton Tysons Corner Hotel has been extended to include Thursday, October 19 through Tuesday, October 24 so make your reservation and plan to come early and stay an extra day or two to enjoy the sights and visit with old friends. Plans include:
Friday morning: 9-Hole Golf Outing Friday evening: Welcome reception at the Hospitality Suite at the Sheraton Tyson Corner Friday evening: Stuart Homecoming game (for those interested in attending) followed by more visiting at the Hospitality Suite)
Saturday morning: Tour of JEB Stuart
Saturday noon: All are invited to join Then Gang at Great Falls
Saturday afternoon: Discussion groups and other activities
Saturday evening: Dinner Dance at the Sheraton Tysons Corner
Sunday afternoon: Picnic on the shores of Lake Barcroft

We welcome anyone who was a member of this class at any time between 1963 and 1967 to join us. We also invite members of the classes of 1964 through 1970 who would like to attend. Please contact one of the following Organizing Committee members for more information and to ensure you are kept informed of developments.

Marlene Becker: Marlene@MarleneBecker.US
Katie King Hand: katiehand7@gmail.com
Susan Swenholt Crawford: susancrawford@cox.net


Do You Shop on Amazon?
 
When shopping on Amazon use this link to help the Stuart Educational Foundation:

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-2240517

The Foundation provides need-based scholarships to graduates of Stuart High School (located in Fairfax County, Virginia) pursuing post-secondary education who demonstrate a commitment to learning and contributing to their community.

There is no cost to you - Amazon contributes a percentage of each sale to the Foundation!

Win Win!


JEB STUART EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Celebrates 10 Years of Giving Back to Stuart!

Pay it forward by giving back to the JEB Stuart Educational Foundation. The Foundation has been helping our students reach their goal of attending college for 10 years! Our students should be encouraged to go on to greater things and make us proud! All alumni are invited to GIVE BACK to our school through this worthy organization.

Click on the link on left menu or go to the newly updated site at www.stuartfund.org to find out more info and to donate. 

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY - OUR STUDENTS DESERVE IT!


THANK YOU 7 CORNERS PUB!

your generous donation to Stuart Educational Foundation will go a long way to sending our graduates to college!  Great food and drink - located at the top of the hill!  Please support this generous business!


LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION TEAM!

Want to be part of the group making decisions about our association?  We meet a few times a year and can conference call with you if you aren't in the area.  Not a big time commitment - just need some fresh faces and new ideas.  Contact Susan Tull O'Reilly sutull@aol.com or Scott Vincentz svtz@aol.com  to help out.  We are looking for people of all different classes - young and old!

Thanks!


Raiders' Digest is Online!

Want to read a current issue of Raiders' Digest?  Go to http://theraidersdigest.wordpress.com


Need Raider Spirit Wear?

We've got it......Click on this link to purchase all your Raider Gear Also available at the home football games.


JEB Stuart Archives

Take a walk back down memory lane and check out these historic publications of The Raiders Digest and Cadence - These are priceless treasures from JEB Stuart High School's past.

Our thanks go out to Arnie Reed '64 digitizing and posting them, and to Jim Warrick '61 and George Miller '64 for contributing them to the archives.

https://jebstuartarchives.wordpress.com/