There were new shoes, new backpacks and new faces as more than 180,000 Fairfax County Public Schools students returned to the classroom on Tuesday.
At several Reston schools, there was also a new principal.
Schools with new principals include (Kim Retzer); (Lindsay Trout); (Emily Cope); (Tamara Ballou); and (Shane Wolf).
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