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New Today: (4/17) Marshall High School students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Engineering and International Baccalaureate (IB) Design Technology classes have been participating in an Enabling the Future project, printing three dimensional (3-D) prosthetic hands for refugees around the world who have been disfigured by war. More.

FCPS Budget

The Fairfax County School Board has adopted the FY 2016 Advertised Budget of $2.6 billion, a net increase of 2.6 percent, or $64 million, from the FY 2015 Approved Budget. Board Chair Tamara Derenak Kaufax addressed the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at the April 7 public hearing. Read the remarks here. More.

2nd Annual Community Conversation on Teen Stress

Teens, parents, coaches, educators, mental health providers, and community and faith-based organizations that work with teens are invited to participate in this event on May 9 at Hayfield Secondary School. More.

Continuing Interest

  • Longfellow Middle School, Langley High School Teams Win Virginia Science Olympiad (4/17/15) Full
  • FCPS Students Place at Virginia FBLA, Qualify for National FBLA Conference (4/16/15) Full
  • FCPS Students to Participate in 2015 Bike to School Day (4/16/15) Full
  • FCPS to Host Second Annual Community Conversation on Teen Stress Saturday, May 9 (4/16/15) Full
  • Marshall High School STEM Engineering Students Print 3-D Prosthetic Hands via Hands Across Borders (4/14/15) Full
  • FCPS Presents Seminar on Postsecondary Employment and Education Options for Students (4/14/15) Full
  • FCPS Journalism Students, Teachers Recognized by Virginia Association Of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (4/13/15) Full

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