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New Today (7/29/2016): The July 28, 2016, regular meeting of the School Board opened with a performance of the National Anthem by Aubrey Cervarich, Shaina Greenberg, Kaley Haller, Gabby Moses and Molly Van Trees, Cappies nominees for Best Ensemble in a musical. The School Board read a resolution honoring Kimberly Adams, who has served as president of the Fairfax County Education Association from 2013 through June 2016. The Board recognized fifty-two Fairfax County public schools for earning the 2016 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) award for advanced learning and achievement from Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education.

Sheryl Granzow, the Administrator of Adult and Community Education, presented the Spotlight on Learning – 60th Anniversary of ACE. In partnership with the County Board of Supervisors, the School Board adopted the One Fairfax Resolution, which directs the development of a social and racial equity policy. The Board approved the report on the Strategic Plan Goal 4: Resource Stewardship, the revenue and expenditure adjustments, and the FY 2017 Annual Audit Plan.  The School Board voted to recognize the need for further consideration of community concerns about the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School.

The next regular business meeting of the School Board will be on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

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.

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Continuing Interest

  • Fairfax County School Board Passes One Fairfax Resolution (7/29/16) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Approves Motion to Create Working Group to Consider Renaming J.E.B. Stuart High School (7/29/16) Full
  • TJHSST Senior to Participate in 2016 Nautilus Exploration Program (7/27/16) Full
  • Six FCPS Graduates Win College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships (7/25/16) Full
  • FCPS Students Bring Home Awards from 2016 National FCCLA Conference (7/25/16) Full
  • ERFC Receives Award in Financial Reporting (7/22/16) Full
  • School Board Cancels Transgender Regulation Work Session; Regulation Placed On Hold (7/19/16) Full

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Laurel Ridge Elementary School second grade students are studying the life cycle of the butterfly and watched both monarch and painted ladies successfully begin as eggs and become adults.

Laurel Ridge Elementary School second grade students are studying the life cycle of the butterfly and watched both monarch and painted ladies successfully begin as eggs and become adults. 

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