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Summer Enrichment & Thomas Jefferson High School (TJHSST) Admissions Test Preparation Courses

A variety of summer enrichment courses are offered this summer for FCPS students. The Thomas Jefferson Admissions Test Preparation Course is intended for rising 8th grade students who are interested in taking the admissions test for TJHSST. This tuition-based course does not guarantee admission to TJHSST. Detailed information pertaining to times and locations of courses is listed online at

College & Career Readiness Conference for Parents

Transition from elementary to secondary schools, preparing your student for college, college and financial application process and more.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014
South Lakes High School
6:30PM - 8:30PM

Make your plans for next week to see Annie Jr. presented by the Langston Hughes Theatre Arts students.

Wednesday (March 26)      2:30PM-Student matinee
Thursday (March 27)         7PM
Friday (March 28)              7PM
Saturday (March 29)         3PM  &  7PM

Tickets will be sold at the door and in the cafeteria during lunch periods.
Wednesday Student Matinee - $5
Thursday, Friday, Saturday Performances - $8

FCPS Food and Nutrition Services

Have you ever wondered what the Nutrition Program in Fairfax County has to offer? Please visit the following links to learn more about the Food Services in Fairfax County, FCPS Food and Nutrition Services, Wellness Policy and Community Parks and Recreation Services.

FCPS Food and Nutrition Services

FCPS Wellness Policy for Students

Reston Community Park and Recreation Services

2014-15 Course Offerings at Hughes

Langston Hughes Course Catalog
7th Grade Course Selection Sheet
8th Grade Course Selection Sheet
9th Grade Course Selection Sheet - South Lakes HS

Mental Health Resources Information

Mental Health Emergency Numbers (available 24/7)

FCPS Hotline:

Woodburn/CSB Emergency Mental Health: 703-573-5679

Dominion Hospital Emergency Room:

Crisis Link: 703-527-4077


Langston Hughes students visited the HBCU College Fair to hear about post-graduate opportunities.

The NoVa Mini Maker Faire

The NoVa Mini Maker Faire is coming to South Lakes High School and Hughes Middle School on Sunday, March 16th.
What is it? The Mini Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It will bring together an amazing collection of Northern Virginia tech enthusiasts, engineers, woodworkers, artists, and craftspeople to show and tell us what they’re making.  You will have many opportunities to learn to make things too!
Tickets are free to students until the end of February, but you must reserve them.  Volunteer opportunities are also available.
To reserve your tickets or to volunteer visit:

Scholastic Art Awards of 2014 Exhibition
February 17 - 20, 2014

Awards Recognition Ceremony
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 (7:30PM)
Northern Virginia Community College

Aaron and Ruma were our Gold Key winners for 2014, and Samuel was a Certificate of Merit winner. Congratulations to all our talented students!

Incredible art work from the students at Hughes Middle School!

Secondary Enrichment and 7th Grade Jumpstart for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) Test Prep programs

The 7th Grade Jumpstart course is intended for current 7th grade students during the school year 2013-14. Please note that these classes do not guarantee admission to TJHSST. These tuition-based courses are offered at various sites throughout Fairfax County Public Schools. View the flyer for more detail and register online at:

Effective Study Skills for Teens (Course #SM07624)
Study smarter, not harder. Topics: time management, motivation, note taking, memory techniques, and exam tips.
Young Writer's Workshop (Course #SM07639)
Take your writing skills to the next level. Practice tried and true techniques for organizing ideas, creating strong sentences, using transitions, using detail effectively, and revising text. Exercises also emphasize strengthening vocabulary and grammar.
7th Grade Jumpstart: TJ Test Prep (Course #TX04000)
The winter/spring Thomas Jefferson test prep classes are being offered to students in grade 7 during the 2013-2014 school year. Participants should have strong mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills appropriate to viable candidacy for admission to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST). Instruction focuses on admissions test-related mathematical and verbal reasoning, essay writing, and study strategies. Participation in this seminar does not constitute application, admission, or acceptance to TJHSST.

Rising 7th Grade Parent Orientation

Join us on Tuesday, February 18th for the rising 7th grade parent orientation. Learn about the programs at Hughes beginning at 6:30 pm followed by the orientation at 7:00 pm. View the flyer for more details.

Yearbook Information

Do you want a Hughes Middle School Yearbook?
All copies sold out in 2013, so reserve a copy today! Order online or call toll-free 1-866-287-3096, reference order #13926. Questions? Contact

Have pictures to share for the yearbook?
Go online to – Use code HughesMS

FCPS Google Apps for Education (GAE)

Bring Your Own Device

Check out this new information regarding specifications for mobile devices that students may bring to school. Read more...


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