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New Today (4/28/16): Beginning this spring, students taking the grade 3, 7, or 8 Standards of Learning (SOL) mathematics tests will be administered a computer adaptive version of the test. Find out more.

Statement from Fairfax County School Board Chairman Pat Hynes

After the Board of Supervisors (BOS) passed its FY 2017 budget, School Board Chairman Pat Hynes released a statement expressing her appreciation to the BOS for supporting FCPS’ FY 2017 budget goals. She also thanked the community for its commitment to restoring funding for our schools. Details.

Summer Learning Programs

Registration is now open for the following summer enrichment institutes, camps, and classes: Institute for the Arts (IFTA), Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA), STEM Camp, Tech Adventure Camp, and Lake Braddock Secondary School Extended Day Adult and Community Education (ACE) enrichment classes. Learn more on the Summer Learning Programs page.

Continuing Interest

  • West Potomac Academy, High School Theater Presents Unplugged: A Night of Dance, Film and Theater (4/28/16) Full
  • FCPS, SySTEMic Solutions to Host Summer STEM Camps (4/28/16) Full
  • Fairfax Academy Fashion Careers Students Showcase Collections at Fashion in Motion (4/27/16) Full
  • FCPS Journalism Teachers, Students Recognized by Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (4/27/16) Full
  • Statement from Fairfax County School Board Chairman Pat Hynes (4/26/16) Full
  • FCPS Students to Participate in 2016 Bike to School Day (4/26/16) Full
  • TJHSST Students Win Top Category Prizes, Head to International Science and Engineering Fair (4/26/16) Full

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Fourth grade students in Laura Senturia’s class at Colin Powell Elementary School dance the Virginia Reel in Estavia Rowe’s music class as part of Colonial Day festivities.

Fourth grade students in Laura Senturia's class at Colin Powell Elementary School dance the Virginia Reel in Estavia Rowe's music class as part of Colonial Day festivities.

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