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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.
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.
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.
Second Student Death this Week for Woodson High Community

Second Student Death this Week for Woodson High Community

School to host parent meeting Wednesday to discuss support for grieving students.
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.
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.
First Makeup Day Set for Fairfax County Public Schools

First Makeup Day Set for Fairfax County Public Schools

Snow storms force district to shift the spring calendar.
Political Education: Virginia Legislators Drafting Textbook Edits, Curriculum Rules

Political Education: Virginia Legislators Drafting Textbook Edits, Curriculum Rules

Controversies over Sea of Japan/East Sea references and the value of the creationism debate in science class.
Garza Letter Addresses Fairfax County Schools' Accidental Hiring of Convicted Felons

Garza Letter Addresses Fairfax County Schools' Accidental Hiring of Convicted Felons

The superintendent's response to a Washington Post report that highlighted the illegal hiring of felons by the division.
Fairfax Schools Mistakenly Hires Seven Felons, Doesn't Notice for Several Years

Fairfax Schools Mistakenly Hires Seven Felons, Doesn't Notice for Several Years

Mistake discovered when one teacher asked if her drug smuggling past was what was holding up her promotion.