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New Today: (10/22) Read about the Portrait of Graduate, FCPS’s framework for what students need to know to be successful in college and careers, in the October 2014 edition of the State of the Schools report. In addition, learn more about the FCPS budget and how it is developed to ensure maximum resources are dedicated to classrooms to help students succeed; the 2014 Education Summit; and student, staff, and school accomplishments. Read the report (pdf).

Education Summit

The Fairfax County School Board will host Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) fifth annual Education Summit, Mapping Your Student’s Unique Journey: Explore the Many Choices in Fairfax County Public Schools, on Saturday, October 25, at 8 a.m. at Edison High School. Details.

FCPS Cares

FCPS has a new way for parents, students, colleagues, and community to recognize extraordinary employees through FCPS Cares. Read more here.

Continuing Interest

  • Chantilly High School Yearbook Adviser Inducted into Virginia High School Hall of Fame (10/22/14) Full
  • TJHSST Schedules Open House for Students in Grades 4-8 (10/22/14) Full
  • FCPS Receives $7,500 Grant from Verizon to Fund STEM Program at Annandale High School (10/22/14) Full
  • Thirty-Six FCPS Students Named to Virginia Honors Choir (10/21/14) Full
  • FCPS Celebrates Virginia Farm to School Week November 10-14 (10/20/14) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board to Host Annual Fairfax Education Summit on October 25 (10/16/14) Full
  • FCPS Students Continue to Post ACT Scores Above State, National Averages (10/16/14) Full

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Two benches near the playground areas at Deer Park Elementary School have been designated as inclusion benches to help find partners for students who want to play. Efforts such as this are being used to create community within classrooms and in the school.

Two benches near the playground areas at Deer Park Elementary School have been designated as inclusion benches to help find partners for students who want to play. Efforts such as this are being used to create community within classrooms and in the school.

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