Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year!
Upcoming Events/Dates to Remember
Purple Days - Periods 1, 3, 5, 7
Gold Days - Periods 2, 3, 4, 6
Good News Bruins
Read about some of our Bruins' accomplishments throughout the year.
Two Hour Delay Bell Schedule
March Writing SOLs
The Virginia Department of Education requires that students in grades 8 and 11 take the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) English Writing test. The English Writing test will be administered:
Wednesday March 12 through Wednesday March 19, 2014.
Make up sessions for both parts will be offered on Thursday March 20 and Friday March 21.
May 2014 SOL Test Schedule is now available.
Thank You Athletic Boosters
Thank you to our Athletic Boosters for spearheading the turf field project. The two turf fields will benefit all students in their physical education classes as well as a number of our sports programs and marching band.
Blackboard Mobile App
The Blackboard Mobile Learn App can provide access to FCPS 24-7 courses through your iOS or Android phone or tablet. It has received a major overhaul this year. To participate, download the Blackboard Mobile Learn App in the Google Play or iTunes App store.
Once you download and install the app, search for the school "1AC3ZW" to access the Fairfax County Public Schools pilot program. Log into the app using your FCPS 24-7 username and password to access content your teachers post on FCPS 24-7 Learning.
Seniors and Parents
Please refer to the Senior Class Page for important information throughout the remainder of the school year. Senior dues collection will begin November 11th.
Virginia Diploma Seal for Excellence in Civics Education
High School students be recognized for your service to the community. As a Senior you can apply for the Virginia Diploma Seal for Excellence in Civics Education. The purpose of this prestigious award is to recognize high school seniors for their exemplary citizenship and community action during their high school career. If you are a Senior, see your government teacher for an application and details. All other students should keep this in mind for their senior year. See any government teacher if you have questions.
The After School Program starts September 23, 2013.
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 will be allowed to use devices with an “FCPS APPROVED” sticker with teacher permission in the classroom. Students will need to register these devices for use at LBSS.