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New Today (6/24/16): Students from eight Fairfax County public schools won awards at the Virginia History Day competition; first and second place winners will represent Virginia at the National History Day competition this week in College Park, Md. Read more.

Book Your Summer

Encourage your student to participate in this program that builds a community of readers.  Book Your Summer will run from June 27 - September 7. Similar to a Bingo game, rising 1st through 12th grade students are encouraged to spend the summer reading using the READ! activity card as a guide.  Find out more.

Make a Difference in the Life of a Child- Teach for FCPS

FCPS is seeking enthusiastic educators who strive to get the best out of their students AND to grow and develop collaboratively with their colleagues. More.

Summer Learning Programs

Register now for the Credit Recovery Academy, Online Campus, and SOL Remediation programs. Registration continues for Institute for the Arts (IFTA), Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA), STEM 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

  • FCPS to Participate in USDA Summer Food Service Program (6/21/16) Full
  • FCPS to Host Job Fair for School Bus Drivers on June 28 (6/16/16) Full
  • Penny Kelly Named Outstanding Pre-Hospital Educator by Northern Virginia EMS Council (6/14/16) Full
  • FCPS Honored for Financial Reporting by ASBO (6/14/16) Full
  • UPC Presents Youth Leadership Awards to Two Students; Youth Council Recognized with GEICO Award (6/13/16) Full
  • FCPS Students Win Awards at Virginia History Day Competition (6/13/16) Full
  • Paul Basdekis Named FCPS 2016 Outstanding First-Year Principal (6/9/16) Full

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Students in Beth Curtis’ classroom at Key Center School are studying and practicing sustainability by growing vegetables that can be used in school lunches.

Students in Beth Curtis' classroom at Key Center School are studying and practicing sustainability by growing vegetables that can be used in school lunches.

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