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Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Three days with tons of school supplies and clothes available tax-free.
VIDEO: Students Brush Up Language Skills by Performing Shakespeare

VIDEO: Students Brush Up Language Skills by Performing Shakespeare

Annandale High educator receives $2,000 NEA grant to help fund effort.
What do Teenagers do Saturday Nights? Find Out

What do Teenagers do Saturday Nights? Find Out

What you learn from this teen panel Thursday night may surprise you.
TJHSST Ranked Fourth-Best High School in the United States

TJHSST Ranked Fourth-Best High School in the United States

In U.S. News and World Report best high school rankings, several Fairfax County schools were named the top 10 in Virginia, and three schools were in the top 100 nationwide.
Regional Program on Substance Abuse Scheduled at Annandale High School

Regional Program on Substance Abuse Scheduled at Annandale High School

The program is part of UPC’s efforts to educate the community about the signs and symptoms of teenage drug abuse.
Asian Americans Will Be Two-Thirds of TJ Freshman Class in the Fall

Asian Americans Will Be Two-Thirds of TJ Freshman Class in the Fall

FCPS saw 2,900 apply to prestigious school this year; 487 were accepted for the fall.
Fairfax County Public Schools Schedule for Remainder of the School Year

Fairfax County Public Schools Schedule for Remainder of the School Year

Today (Monday) is a snow make-up day and will be a full day of school.
Teen Depression: Fairfax County Public Schools Web Site Aims to Help

Teen Depression: Fairfax County Public Schools Web Site Aims to Help

Site also helps explain ways to promote positive mental health for teens.
FCPS to Offer College Financial Aid Workshops at Eight Middle Schools in April and May

FCPS to Offer College Financial Aid Workshops at Eight Middle Schools in April and May

Among the topics to be covered are financial aid basics, understanding the cost of attending college, saving for college and resources available from FCPS.
Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Monday

Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Monday

Forecast is calling for snow on Monday.
Students Help Students Attend Prom at Lake Braddock Secondary School

Students Help Students Attend Prom at Lake Braddock Secondary School

"Do Something Club" is doing good at Lake Braddock.
Deadline April 1 for 10 $1,000 Scholarships for Fairfax County High School Seniors

Deadline April 1 for 10 $1,000 Scholarships for Fairfax County High School Seniors

Celebrate Fairfax is giving out 10 $1,000 scholarships.
Fairfax County Announces Snow Make-up Days

Fairfax County Announces Snow Make-up Days

Get out your calendars!
Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Wednesday

Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Wednesday

School has been closed for two days due to the snow and ice.
Amanda Harbison named New Century Scholar for Virginia

Amanda Harbison named New Century Scholar for Virginia

She'll receive a $2,000 scholarship and be recognized at the American Association of Community Colleges Convention in April in Washington, D.C.
Snow Day Decision from Fairfax County Schools

Snow Day Decision from Fairfax County Schools

Where to find an announcement for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
FCPS Reveals New Easy Way to Check Nutrition of School Lunch Menus, Starting Saturday

FCPS Reveals New Easy Way to Check Nutrition of School Lunch Menus, Starting Saturday

Students will be able to easily access the new information via the FCPS app.
Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Winter weather overnight to impact start times Tuesday.