Laying the Foundation for Academic Success from Day One
At BASIS Independent McLean, your child will get the best start to their academic journey in highly engaging, curiosity-infused classrooms expertly led by nurturing, passionate teachers who empower their students to become independent problem-solvers. 

Join BASIS Independent McLean on October 11, 2017, for a special event highlighting how our unique two-teacher model not only inspires students to seek out answers and uncover connections between subjects, but offers consistent support along the way.  Pre-register and learn more.
Fall Sports Programs Are Now Enrolling with GamePoint Athletics
Providing top-notch athletic training and instruction for kids of all abilities, GamePoint Athletics believes sports offer a rich opportunity for youth to develop strength of character on and off the court, field, or pitch!

Join them for their fall season, including Flag Football Frenzy (Oct 3-26) and Basketball Blitz (Oct 31-Nov 21). Each meets twice a week in the heart of Loudoun giving kids the chance to develop their skills, participate in healthy competition, and learn cooperation — all while making new friends and having fun! 

Plus, be sure to check out this Certifikid deal — receive 34% off select sports!
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This special Festival is an annual highlight for the whole family! Enjoy live entertainment, a visit from the Wildlife Ambassadors, fire trucks, a petting farm, kids’ crafts, and tons of games.... more

Join BASIS Independent McLean for a special open house where families, with children from preschool to Grade 10, are invited to learn why 5 BASIS Curriculum schools were named in the top 10 of US News & World Report's 2017 rankings of best high schools in the country... more

Mid-October brings a carnival AND Farm Harvest Days to Frying Pan Farm Park! Learn more how you can get up close and personal with farm animals and their babies, AND enjoy the thrills of a carnival in one weekend... more

This crazy-popular family event is back at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly! From 12 to 5:30 pm, see the spooky side of air and space at their annual Halloween Air and Scare... more

Momtography | Oct 22
Your fall photos are about to get a whole lot crisper! Momtography, the area’s highly sought-after mom-geared photography returns and ideal for women looking to bring their beautifully imagined photographs to fruition... more
Guide to Open Houses:
Preschools/Private Schools
Preschool and private school open house and recruitment events are in full swing! Check out our guide filled with top-notch, parent recommended schools!
Expert Advice is proud to host a variety of thought leaders and experts ready to share advice and questions. With your family in mind, they tackle a broad range of topics:
Bright Horizons
Developing emotional intelligence during child development and relating to others is perhaps more important than almost any other skill… more

Dr. Bateman, Psychologist
Given everything encountered each day such as work, school, family, and relationships, life can be stressful… more

Children's Speech Therapy Center
My child was recently diagnosed with “selective mutism” by his psychologist. I am confused about the implications this has for his speech and language… more

Barakat Orthodontics
Even though most orthodontic treatment begins between age 9 and 14, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends… more

Dr. Wellner, Chiropractic Physician
It takes 9 months for a woman to develop a new life (or two!). During that time, the body goes through many complex and amazing thing… more

John C. Flood
Homeowners usually don’t think about their HVAC system. We take for granted that our homes stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter — until there is a problem… more

Moss Building & Design
Don’t miss out on sitting back, relaxing outside, and enjoying the cooler, more pleasant weather… more

Jen McCann, Realtor
If you find yourself thinking about selling your house, here are five tips to help you get the highest price in the quickest time... more