Welcome to the 2014-15 School Year! LB Staff 2013-14


Upcoming Events/Dates to Remember

Purple Days - Periods 1, 3, 5, 7
Gold Days - Periods 2, 3, 4, 6

Important Phone Numbers
Bell Schedules

Best of the Bruins
Check out the Best of the Bruins Newsletter. This is a compilation of stories and news about our students and their wide array of outstanding achievements.

Good News Bruins
Read about some of our Bruins' accomplishments throughout the year.

What's New

2015-16 Course Catalogs
The high school and middle school course catalogs for next year are available.

2014-2015 Testing Schedule @ Lake Braddock Secondary
May 4 - 15, 2015: AP Exams
May 19 - June 5, 2015: SOL Non-Writing Tests for all students enrolled in an SOL course (Math 7, Math 8, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Science 8, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English 7, English 8, English 11, Civics 8, World History 1, World History 2, and US/VA History).

Spring SOL Testing Schedule

All testing information, including released tests and practice tests are available on the LBSS Testing Page. Please contact Amy Soos directly should you have any questions/concerns. amsoos@fcps.edu or (703) 426-1028.

LBSS Basketball Camp
Registration forms for the Lake Braddock Boys and Girls Summer Basketball Camp are now available.

School Improvement Plan
The LBSS School Improvement Plan At-A-Glance is available for your review.

Grading Policy
During the summer months of 2014, a Lake Braddock Secondary School teacher‐led group developed a schoolwide grading philosophy and policy.

Information Regarding Traffic Congestion
The Fairfax County Chief of Police has provided information regarding concerns over traffic congestion and student safety.

Bruin Block Changes
This year high school Bruin Block will be the same as middle school.

High School

Seniors and Parents
Please refer to the Senior Class Page for important information regarding graduation and the end of the year plans.

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Middle School

Jump Start registration opens Tuesday April 7!  This program will assist rising seventh grade students in making the transition to Lake Braddock.  Topics covered will include: a tour of the building, practice opening lockers, learning how to read your schedule and organize your materials, and a learning styles and study skills review.  Parents may register their student for one of the following sessions: 

Session A:            Wednesday, August 26th               9 AM – 2 PM
Session B:            Thursday, August 27st                   9 AM – 2 PM
Session C:            Friday, August 28nd                       9 AM – 2 PM

There will be a fee of $15.00 which will include lunch and a Lake Braddock t-shirt!  Space is limited to 100 students per session so make sure you register early to reserve your spot! 

Please note that transportation will not be provided for this program. 

To register please complete the Jump Start Registration Form and Emergency Care Card and return to Sarah Padilla, Lake Braddock Secondary School, After-School Specialist.  Make sure you have included your $15 registration fee.

Bring Your Own Device…aka BYOD
Fairfax County Public Schools has approved the use of registered personally-owned computing devices by students as instructional tools. Devices with Wi-Fi capability that can be registered include laptops, netbooks, tablets, e-readers, and smartphones.  Students are no longer required to register their devices at school. Registration will be taken care of as students connect to the network. Phone usage in class is still at teacher discretion, and students should not use phones in class without express permission from the teacher.

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