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New Today: (8/1) If you have, work with, teach, parent, or grandparent children who have a sibling with special needs – do not miss the free workshop and panel on Monday, August 4th! Don Meyer is a sought-after speaker and has conducted hundreds of workshops on siblings, fathers, and grandparents of children with special needs and trainings on the Sibshop model throughout the world. Find out more.

2014-15 Standard School Year Calendar

The Fairfax County School Board voted to approve minor adjustments to the 2014-2015 standard school year 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

  • ERFC Receives Award in Financial Reporting (7/31/14) Full
  • Annual Virginia Tax Holiday Applies to School Supplies, Clothing Purchases (7/29/14) Full
  • Kristen Michael Named FCPS Assistant Superintendent for Financial Services (7/25/14) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Approves Final Changes to 2014-15 Standard School Year Calendar (7/25/14) Full
  • FCPS Seeking School Bus Drivers for 2014-15 Year (7/23/14) Full
  • 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

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This Irving Middle School student teaches a younger student how to play bridge as part of a partnership between several Fairfax County schools and the Northern Virginia Bridge Association.

This Irving Middle School student teaches a younger student how to play bridge as part of a partnership between several Fairfax County schools and the Northern Virginia Bridge Association.

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