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Hughes Middle & South Lakes High Schools
** Summer Assignments **


Making the Transition to Middle School
La transición a la escuela intermedia
عملية الإنتقال إلى المرحلة المتوسطة


Making the Transition to High School
La transición a la escuela secundaria
عملية الإنتقال إلى المرحلة الثانوية


Seahawk 101: High School Preparation Course
Information and Application Form



2014 Summer Slam 3 0n 3 Basketball Tournament

The Fairfax County Park Authority is offering another exciting new event in Fairfax! The 2014 Summer Slam 3 on 3 basketball tournament for Ages ranging from 5th graders to adults.  Other competitions will include a dunk contest, 3 point contest, knockout and more for cash prizes to the winners!!! Information is included in the attached flyer.  Proceeds from the competition will be used to support the county’s athletic field turf replacement initiative (     

2014 JUMPSTART Summer Camp at Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes Middle School is proud to invite all rising 7th grade students to Jumpstart Camp!  This is an exciting opportunity for all students to become familiar with middle school before the school year begins. Click here for detailed information. 

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 Resources

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

Reston celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Robert Simon, Reston's founder, visited Hughes Middle School to celebrate Diversity work and his 100th birthday along with Reston principals.

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.

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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