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New Today (5/27/16): The May 26, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by the Hayfield Secondary School Chamber Orchestra. The School Board recognized National Safety Month. The Board heard a presentation on the Student and Staff Health and Wellness Policy. The Board approved the FY2017 Budget, the School Board Policy for Auditor General Authority, and the redistricting of school boundaries and adoption of pupil assignment plans to effect the reassignment of elementary students residing in Mallard Court Apartments from Woodley Hills ES to Woodlawn ES effective for the 2016-2017 school year.

The next meeting of the School Board will be on May 31 for a work session where the Board will hear annual reports from two citizen advisory committees and discuss the wellness policy.

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

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

  • FCPS High School Art Students Awarded Over $6,000 in 12th Annual Technology and Arts Competition (5/26/16) Full
  • Recommended Family Life Education Instructional Materials Available for Community Review (5/26/16) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Adopts $2.7 Billion Budget For FY 2017 (5/26/16) Full
  • FCPS Football Players Seeing Significant Reductions in Concussions and Other Injuries (5/25/16) Full
  • FCPS Wins Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (5/25/16) Full
  • Fifty-Two Fairfax County Public Schools Earn 2016 Virginia Index of Performance Awards (5/24/16) Full
  • FCPS Counseling Programs Earn RAMP Recognition as Model Programs (5/24/16) Full

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Deer Park Elementary School kindergarten students participate in a recycle relay, which emphasized the concepts of sorting and recycling as part of their math and science curriculum.

Deer Park Elementary School kindergarten students participate in a recycle relay, which emphasized the concepts of sorting and recycling as part of their math and science curriculum.

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