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A fallen face mask, lost to the cold, wet sidewalk (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

APS Attendance Notification Change — “Beginning Tue, Jan. 17, we are modifying our attendance notification process. The changes will allow families to receive earlier and more frequent, real-time notice if their student has an unverified absence from school and/or has missed a specific class period.” [Arlington Public Schools]

Ranked Choice for School Board? — “Legislation introduced in Richmond would allow localities like Arlington to hold School Board general elections using a ranked-choice method in place of the existing winner-take-all process.” [Sun Gazette]

Legislators Select Circuit Court Judge — “The seven members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly have made their choice for Arlington’s next Circuit Court judge. Now they have to convince their 133 colleagues in Richmond to support him. Members of the delegation (three senators, four delegates) have announced their intention to support Daniel T.C. Lopez, currently chief judge of the General District Court, to succeed Circuit Court Judge William Newman Jr. upon the latter’s retirement later this year.” [Sun Gazette]

Eyes of Nation on DCA — CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla, in response to a photo of numerous TV cameras in a Reagan National Airport terminal during yesterday morning’s FAA system meltdown: “On the list of Most Recognizable Airport Gates, gotta be in the top 5, no?” [Twitter]

W-L Gymnasts Win Meet — “Led by Mara Gerardi’s second in the all-around with a 35.325 total score, the Washington-Liberty Generals won a recent girls gymnastics meet with a team score of 137.275.” [Sun Gazette]

YHS Boys Keep Winning on the Court — “The Yorktown Patriots (10-2, 3-0) continued their strong boys basketball season by winning two Liberty District games in recent days and were in a first-place tie in the league with the Marshall Statesmen.” [Sun Gazette]

Falls Church Identify Stabbing Suspect — “City of Falls Church Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Gian Vi Nguyen, age 44, in connection with a non-fatal stabbing on January 5, 2023, in the 6700 block of Wilson Blvd. Photos of Nguyen are below. He is believed to be a resident of Maryland.” [City of Falls Church]

It’s Thursday — Rain in the evening and overnight. High of 63 and low of 41. Sunrise at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:08 pm. []

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