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Schools

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All Night Grad Party Committee Says 'Thanks!'

"The party was a huge success! Everyone one had fun and every attendee went home with a prize."
Lutie Lewis Coates Elementary Celebrates Five Years

Lutie Lewis Coates Elementary Celebrates Five Years

Field day event included visit from Coates' family and a school-wide rendition of the school song.
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.
Herndon High School Band Students Participate in American Music Abroad Trip

Herndon High School Band Students Participate in American Music Abroad Trip

The band played in seven concerts across their 15 day trip.
Herndon High School Ranks No. 1 for Microsoft Office Mastery

Herndon High School Ranks No. 1 for Microsoft Office Mastery

18 students from Herndon High School - more than any other school in Virginia - earned their MOS Masters Certificates this year.
4.0 Students Honored by Herndon High School

4.0 Students Honored by Herndon High School

Students recognized with a dinner at Apple Spice Junction.
Students 'Pony Up and Read' at McNair Elementary

Students 'Pony Up and Read' at McNair Elementary

Students work on reading strategies with Westfield High School students.
Congrats to Herndon High's Prom King and Queen

Congrats to Herndon High's Prom King and Queen

The Roaring 20s prom held May 18 at Reston Sheraton.
Guitar Ensembles Awarded at Festivals of Music

Guitar Ensembles Awarded at Festivals of Music

Both Herndon High ensembles outscored all other participating music ensembles including all choirs, bands and orchestras.
Watch Surprise Teacher of the Year Presentation

Watch Surprise Teacher of the Year Presentation

Moosa Shah of Carson Middle School was recognized by Fairfax County Public Schools.
Bike to School Day 2014: Three Schools Participating in Herndon

Bike to School Day 2014: Three Schools Participating in Herndon

Popular national event supports healthier kids and bike-friendly communities.
National Honors for Herndon High Business Team

National Honors for Herndon High Business Team

Local students represented the state at the Virtual Enterprise National Competition, April 1-4, 2014 in New York City.
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.
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.