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Morning Notes

By Aaron Kraut

Monday - 8/25/2014, 8:00am  ET

Students at Walter Johnson High School on Monday, Photo via MCPS

First Day Of School – It’s the first day of the 2014-2015 MCPS school year and the school system will have a total of about 154,000 students enrolled — an increase of about 2,800 students from last year. [MCPS]

Chevy Chase Hotel To Open New Suites – The $10.5 million renovation at the Embassy Suites Hotel at Chevy Chase Pavilion has brought 32 deluxe, two-room suites that will be open for availability starting Monday. [Embassy Suites Deluxe Suites]

More Golds, World Records For Ledecky – Bethesda native Katie Ledecky added more gold medals and more world records to her resume last week at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia. [Washington Post]

Photo via MCPS