Monthly Archives: May 2011

Petition for the Location of the HS8 School

If you think it’s a better idea to have the HS 8 school in the Lexington 7 site, please sign this petition: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/hs8_at_lexington7_site/

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HS 8 at NCC loses Lansdowne Sports Park

Lansdowne Sports Park: This 15-acre active park is located on Kipheart Drive in Lansdowne, adjacent to Belmont Ridge Middle School. The park contains two large soccer fields, one 300-foot softball field, a tot lot, two picnic pavilions and restrooms. If a high school is … Continue reading

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Contact Information :)

Hello everyone, if you are also concerned about the issues we face here in Lansdowne we’d love to hear from you.  Our contact email is loudounhoa@gmail.com From your fellow neighbors here in Lansdowne 🙂

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HS8 brings a traffic circle to Riverpoint Drive

Lime green flyers are being passed out in Lansdowne over the Memorial Day weekend to encourage residents to attend the Board of Supervisors meeting about HS8 at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at Belmont Middle School. The people passing … Continue reading

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What IS Imagine Schools, anyhow?

“Imagine Schools is a full-service operator of public charter schools. Like all charter schools, Imagine charter schools are publicly funded while privately operated. “Imagine Schools operates 73 schools in 12 states and the District of Columbia. As a full-service charter … Continue reading

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Lori Waters has a day job; remember?

From a story by Nicholas Graham, Loudoun Times Mirror, Oct. 19, 2010: “Earlier this year, Waters also took a new, paid position with Imagine Schools, a national charter-school advocacy organization based in Arlington. The position is an active one, often … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Schools

Weird. The Casey Group, which represents MCDean and Open Band, is representing Lexington 7. That’s the developer that would like to sell their spacious, shovel-ready 76-acre high school site to the Loudoun Board of Supervisors. They ran a pretty nice … Continue reading

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Read OpenBand’s agreement with the HOA

OpenBand’s agreement with Lansdowne HOA was signed on July 24, 2001, by Lansdowne Developer Hobie Mitchel and MC Dean CEO, OpenBand owner, Loudoun Times-Mirror investor, and Republican fundraiser, Bill Dean. Lansdowne residents can read this document at the Lansdowne on … Continue reading

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Whitbeck gets a serious opponent

Randy Minchew enters the race for state delegate from the newly gerrymandered 10th district. Read reviews in the “Too Conservative” blog: http://www.tooconservative.com/

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Abstention City

At the April 2011 Lansdowne HOA board meeting, Vice President John Whitbeck and Finance Liaison Larry Miller both abstained rather than vote for or against a motion to ask the Loudoun Board of Supervisors not to renew Open Band’s cable … Continue reading

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