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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

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Begins Friday

Three days with tons of school supplies and clothes available tax-free.
Power Out at Belle View Elementary School

Power Out at Belle View Elementary School

Elementary students being moved to West Potomac High School this morning.
Fort Hunt Men’s Rugby Team Wins Championship, West End Takes Women’s Title

Fort Hunt Men’s Rugby Team Wins Championship, West End Takes Women’s Title

Two Virginia high schools vied for men’s and women’s state rugby championships.
West Potomac High School Nominated for 19 Cappies, Including Best Musical

West Potomac High School Nominated for 19 Cappies, Including Best Musical

Cappies gala and awards show is this Sunday at the Kennedy Center.
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.
Cappies Review: Bishop Ireton's 'How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying'

Cappies Review: Bishop Ireton's 'How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying'

Cappies review by Kristen Popham of Chantilly High 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.
Bishop Ireton Theater Arts Presents 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'

Bishop Ireton Theater Arts Presents 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying'

Students will present performances Saturday, Sunday and next week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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.
West Potomac Hires New Football Coach

West Potomac Hires New Football Coach

Community meet and greet is set for Monday, March 10.
Hayfield Secondary School Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Hayfield Secondary School Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Galinis is one of up to 40 educators nationwide selected to receive the award along with a $25,000 unrestricted cash prize.
Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Delay Decision from Fairfax County Public Schools

Winter weather overnight to impact start times Tuesday.