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Fairfax County School Highlights, Changes Coming for 2014-2015

Fairfax County School Highlights, Changes Coming for 2014-2015

New elementary school, calendar changes, school lunch price change, student mental health programs and more.
7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

7 Odd Items Included in Tax-Free Weekend

Back-to-school shoppers can pick up a number of not-so-school-related items during Virginia’s tax-free weekend beginning Friday, Aug. 1
Report: RGIII Lends a Hand with a Special Promposal at Fairfax County High School

Report: RGIII Lends a Hand with a Special Promposal at Fairfax County High School

Do you have a special 'promposal' story to tell? Tell us about it in the Comments box!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Closing/Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Closing/Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Here's what's happening Friday with the FCPS school schedule.
Closing/Delay Decision From Fairfax County Public Schools

Closing/Delay Decision From Fairfax County Public Schools

Here's how to find out about Fairfax School closings for Thursday.
More FCPS Snow Days on the Horizon? Last Day of School Date May Change

More FCPS Snow Days on the Horizon? Last Day of School Date May Change

Last day of school could end up being June 23 instead of June 20.
Drugs, Booze, Parties: Parents Will Learn What Happens on 'Saturday Night in the Suburbs'

Drugs, Booze, Parties: Parents Will Learn What Happens on 'Saturday Night in the Suburbs'

Kick-off event Wednesday at Herndon High School to offer parents insight into their teenager's life on the weekends, hosted by the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County.
Teachers Dressing Casual For a Raise in Fairfax County

Teachers Dressing Casual For a Raise in Fairfax County

"A Dressing Down" is making a fashion statement in a classroom near you.
Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Wednesday

Fairfax County Public Schools Makes Weather Announcement for Wednesday

School system issues message for school Wednesday, Feb. 5.