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New Today: (7/22) Aasa Dommalapati, a rising fifth grade student at Greenbriar West Elementary School, won a silver medal in the Girls 10 Under category of the 2014 Pan American Youth Chess Festival and Blitz held in Mexico. Greenbriar West Elementary School is a Fairfax County public school. Find out more.

2014-15 Standard School Year Calendar

Revisions to the proposed master calendar for the 2014-15 school year were presented as new business to the Fairfax County School Board at its business meeting on Thursday, July 10. The Board is scheduled to vote on the calendar at its July 24 meeting. Details.

Elementary Full-Day Mondays

The School Board has voted to lengthen the current shortened Monday schedule for elementary schools to a full instructional day. Find out more.

Later High School Start Times

The Fairfax County School Board adopted a resolution in April 2012 to seek solutions that will establish high school start times at 8 a.m. or later. Consultants from Children's National Medical Center made a final recommendation to the School Board at a work session on Monday, July 14. Details.

Continuing Interest

  • TJHSST Student Places Fifth in International Biology Olympiad (7/22/14) Full
  • Greenbriar West Elementary School Student Wins Silver Medal at International Chess Competition (7/21/14) Full
  • FCPS Selected for $23.8 Million Federal Grant to Construct a New School at Fort Belvoir and Renovate the Existing School (7/18/14) Full
  • Kim P. Dockery Named to Virginia Standards of Learning Innovation Committee (7/17/14) Full
  • Jane Lipp Named FCPS Assistant Superintendent of Special Services (7/15/14) Full
  • Proposed Master Calendar for 2014-15 School Year Presented to School Board as New Business (7/15/14) Full
  • Two FCPS Teachers Selected for American Air Museum Summer Residency Program (7/14/14) Full

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Hybla Valley Elementary School students played water games, beach ball, rolling tire relay, and parachute games during their end-of-year field day celebration.

Hybla Valley Elementary School students played water games, beach ball, rolling tire relay, and parachute games during their end-of-year field day celebration.

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