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New Today: (11/25) All Fairfax County public schools will close two hours early on Wednesday, November 26, in an effort to help school buses avoid the increased traffic related to the Thanksgiving holiday. Details.

School Board

At its November 17 regular business meeting, the School Board approved changes to the list of middle and high school course offerings for the 2015-2016 school year. The Board also viewed a presentation on the MakerSpace concept and its relationship to Portrait of a Graduate, highlighting programs at Camelot Elementary School and Kilmer Middle School libraries.

Superintendent's Listening Tour

Superintendent Karen Garza invites students, parents, employees, and community members to join her at any of the upcoming Listening Tour meetings scheduled for the 2014-15 school year. More.

Continuing Interest

  • FCPS to Introduce Vietnamese World Languages Course (11/24/14) Full
  • FCPS Awarded $760,000 Grant from DoDEA Educational Partnership (11/24/14) Full
  • FCPS Receives Grant from U.S. Department of Education for Youth Mental Health Supports (11/19/14) Full
  • Fairfax Academy Presents Mixed Nut, Alternate Version of The Nutcracker (11/18/14) Full
  • West Potomac Academy, Alexandria Community Dance Present The Nutcracker (11/17/14) Full
  • FCPS Marketing Students Participate in Tysons Night of Giving (11/17/14) Full
  • TJHSST Celebrates Opening of New Research Wing (11/14/14) Full

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When Fairfax County Public Schools have a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made in these ways: 

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  • Sent via e-mail to parents, employees, and KIT Plus subscribers of Delayed Openings and School Closings through the Keep in Touch e-mail notification system.
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  • Sent via text message to Keep in Touch Plus subscribers who have opted to receive Delayed Openings and School Closings.

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Orchestra students at South County Middle School united to wear orange to bring awareness to Bullying Prevention Week.

Orchestra students at South County Middle School united to wear orange to bring awareness to Bullying Prevention Week.

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