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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

School Supplies

Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services is now accepting school supply donations for the 2014/2015 school year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.