Schools are often named after their founders such as the " Rinzai school " of Zen named after Linji Yixuan and the Asharite school of early Muslim philosophy named after Abu l'Hasan al-Ashari . They are often also named after their places of origin, such as the Ionian School of philosophy that originated in Ionia and the Chicago school of architecture that originated in Chicago, Illinois and the Prague School of linguistics, named after a linguistic circle found in Prague, or Tartu-Moscow Semiotic School whose representatives lived in Tartu and Moscow .
Hawthorn Communities promote an active adult lifestyle by offering residents avenues through which to enjoy and participate in the arts, learn new skills, discuss current issues, as well as opportunities to travel to domestic and foreign locations. A variety of intellectual and cultural activities which include creative writing classes, book and garden clubs, discussion groups, creative art projects, cooking demonstrations, and much more. Group outings are planned regularly where residents may visit museums and galleries or attend concerts and theater performances. We encourage our residents to take advantage of many opportunities to continue to learn and grow.
As Fairfax County continues to grow we will do so in ways that address environmental and mobility challenges. We will encourage housing that is affordable to our children, seniors and members of our workforce. We will provide compassionate and efficient services to members of our community who are in need. We will continue to protect and support our stable lower density neighborhoods. We will encourage and support participation in community organizations and other activities that address community needs and opportunities.