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                          The Connection         a snack,” said Capen. “I liked the dance                                                                access to reliable transportation.
                                                 because I got to hang out with my friends.       IN PREVIOUS YEARS, Marathon Mad-                      Visit us online at
                 oonbounces, games, movies       And this year, we had an inflatable obstacle     ness donations have gone to various area            RGIS Inventory Specialists is an equal

M                and music all raised
                 $27,000 for cancer victims
                 during Paul VI’s annual
Marathon Madness event. Running from
Friday, March 25, at 9 p.m. until Saturday,
                                                 course that was the whole length of the
                                                 gym, and I went through it a lot. They also
                                                 had inflatable laser tag, and that’s always a
                                                 big hit.”
                                                   Student body president Leah Utley, a se-
                                                                                                  charities such as Habitat for Humanity. So,
                                                                                                  said Muha, “It connects PVI to the commu-
                                                                                                  nity, making us go beyond this building to
                                                                                                  find the people to help and to raise aware-
                                                                                                  ness of a cause.”
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March 26, at 6 a.m., it enabled students         nior, called the event “amazing because             Gabbi Nieves is Alex Nieves’s sister, and     students to join our new website launch team. This is an
                                                                                                                                                   exciting opportunity to help develop content and sections
there to enjoy fun-filled activities while       of the causes it supported. This school          Margaret Lyons is Tim Lyons’s daughter, and      for our new website, due to launch in late spring.
helping others.                                  came together to support families we             both girls play on the school lacrosse team.     Throughout the summer, we’ll be adding specifics to our
   “It’s always fun to do an all-night thing,”   know and love. We raised a ton of money          So during Marathon Madness, said Muha,           entertainment and events sections, creating special pro-
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said sophomore class president George            and had a blast. The dance was really cool       “I liked seeing most of the girls lacrosse       are unpaid, but offer an unusual chance to work with
Capen. “You’re tired, but you get an adrena-     because we put it in the old gym, which          team wearing the special shirts they’d made      award-winning editors while developing first-rate online
line rush because there are so many things       is a smaller setting, and it was so much         to support Alex and Mr. Lyons. By doing          presence. Internships require a commitment of at least
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to do. And each person attending donates         fun.”                                            that, they showed how much they cared.”          of interest and a resume to
a minimum of $50 toward the causes we’ve           The games in the auditorium were Minute           For freshman class president Mary             internship@connection
chosen.”                                         to Win It, Taboo and The Singing Bee.            Krolicki, it was her first Marathon Madness
   Sponsored by the school SGA, part of each       “The Singing Bee was hilarious because         and she was impressed. “I didn’t realize how
year’s Marathon Madness proceeds goes to         the guys who got up there couldn’t sing at       many people in our school were involved                       EDUCATION TRAINING
the Elizabeth Healy Memorial Scholarship         all, and they were just belting it out,” said    in putting it on,” she said. “And so many
in honor of 2008 PVI grad Elizabeth who          Utley. “My favorite part was the dessert         parents and teachers volunteered to chap-          Pharmacy Technician Trainees
died of cancer in November 2009. In addi-        room where you could decorate your own           erone and run the activity rooms.”                        Needed Now!
tion, this year’s SGA is also helping three      cookies. Everyone brought something; I              There was a casino room, a place with            Pharmacies now hiring. No experience?
people in the PVI school community who’ve        made 200 sugar cookies from scratch in the       Wii and X-Box games, and even a horror-           Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
been struck with cancer as well.                 shapes of ducks and bunnies. And at 2 in         movie room with popcorn. “My favorite part                      1-877-240-4524
   Parent Tim Lyons is battling lung cancer,     the morning, it was so nice to just put icing    was the dance – all my friends were there,”                                  CTO SCHEV

dad Bruce Fullerson has throat cancer and        on a cookie, decorate it and take a huge         said Krolicki. “My brother and I are on the
2009 grad Alex Nieves is fighting leukemia,      bite.”                                           lacrosse teams, so we know all three fami-          DENTAL ASSISTANT TRAINEES
and their portions of money raised will be         She said it was moving to see how many         lies the proceeds are helping.”                           NEEDED NOW!
donated to charities chosen by each family       seniors and their families attended their last      She said it was “amazing to see how many       Dental Offices now hiring. No experience?
in their honor.                                  marathon before graduation. “That speaks         people donated more than $50 each – es-           Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
   “This year, it really hit us because the      to how close our class is and how connected      pecially because, this year, the causes were                                  CTO SCHEV
funds are for families that we know,” said       we are,” said Utley. “It was really awesome      near and dear to our hearts. It’s exciting to
Capen. “Because of that, more people came        to see.”                                         see how many people came to Marathon                    MED BILL & CODING
out for Marathon Madness.”                         Junior Brendan Muha, PVI vice-president,       Madness, even after all these years. We all              Trainees NEEDED NOW
                                                 said he enjoys being involved in the school.     had so much fun and it was worth all the         Medical Offices now hiring. No experience?
BESIDES THAT, he said, everyone has a            “Through SGA, you meet all the teachers          hours that went into it, and being at school     Job Training & Placement Assistance Avail.
great time. “One minute, you’re going on a       and students you never met before,” he said.     for more than 24 hours, knowing the good                                     CTO SCHEV
moonbounce or slide, and the next minute,        “It helped me expand my horizons and re-         it was doing.”
16 ❖ Fairfax Connection ❖ April 14-20, 2011                                                                                                               

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