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New Today: (4/24) At its April 23 regular business meeting, the School Board accepted the monitoring reports for Student Achievement Goal 2. Develop Essential Life Skills and Goal 3. Demonstrate Responsibility to the Community and the World.  The Board also approved guidelines for the election of School Board chair and vice chair and approved term limits for Board members serving in the chair or vice chair position.  A resolution supporting the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County and its “Parents Who Host, Lose The Most” Campaign was adopted by the Board.  In addition, there were Board recognitions for Better Hearing and Speech Month and School Nutrition Employee Week.

FCPS Budget

The Fairfax County School Board has adopted the FY 2016 Advertised Budget of $2.6 billion, a net increase of 2.6 percent, or $64 million, from the FY 2015 Approved Budget. Board Chair Tamara Derenak Kaufax addressed the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at the April 7 public hearing. Read the remarks here. More.

2nd Annual Community Conversation on Teen Stress

Teens, parents, coaches, educators, mental health providers, and community and faith-based organizations that work with teens are invited to participate in this event on May 9 at Hayfield Secondary School. More.

Continuing Interest

  • FCPS Hispanic Leadership Alliance to Present Student Scholarship Awards May 18 (4/23/15) Full
  • Edison High School Student Named 2015 Ron Brown Scholar (4/23/15) Full
  • TJHSST Selected for Grant from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (4/23/15) Full
  • Eleven FCPS Students Awarded National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships (4/22/15) Full
  • Eight FCPS Schools Recognized for Model Counseling Programs (4/22/15) Full
  • FCPS Teacher is One of Two Virginia Winners and Nominees for NHD Teacher of the Year Award (4/22/15) Full
  • Chantilly High School Economics Team Wins Third Consecutive Governor's Challenge in Economics (4/21/15) Full

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Hughes Middle School students dress for success while simultaneously highlighting their uniqueness during diversity week.

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