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SOL Testing Calendar

Date Subject Team
May 17 AM-Reading 8 Eagles/Highlanders
May 18 AM-Reading 8 Hornets/Cavaliers
May 19 AM-Reading 7 Captains/Hokies
May 20 AM-Reading 7 Patriots/Spartans
May 23 AM-Alg/Alg Hn Geometry  
May 24 AM-Algebra/Math 7 HN  
May 25 AM-Math 8  
May 26 AM-Math 7  
May 27 AM-Science 8

PM-Science 8
Highlanders and Hornets

Cavaliers and Eagles
May 31 AM-Civics

Highlanders and Hornets

Cavaliers and Eagles

*Make-up testing throughout the testing window
*Retakes begin June 7


Summer Reading

Lanier Required Summer Reading

7th Grade-Lanier 7th Grade Reading Packet

8th Grade-Lanier 8th Grade Reading Packet

FCPS Optional

Book Your Summer is a summer reading incentive program for all K-12 students in Fairfax County Public Schools.  “READ!” bingo cards can be accessed and submitted on line at Paper copies can be brought to school.  Students successfully participate if they achieve a “READ!” across the card in any direction. Deadline is September 7, 2016.  Students may submit more than one entry.

Participating students will be eligible for a chance to win prizes.  In every school, students at each grade level will be randomly selected to receive $50 in books of their choice.  A single student at each school will be randomly selected to receive a laptop.

FCPS suggested summer reading list:

Encore Summer Learning Program


Student Learning Plans

Dear Parent or Guardian of a Lanier 8th Grader:

Please read below regarding important information for the Student Learning Plan that must be completed by all parents by July 1, 2016Translations for other Languages are on the website at this link:

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE requires that the student’s parent or guardian review this plan. When reviewing the plan with your child, you can coach him or her to make decisions about college and careers that match his or her personal strengths, interests, and goals, recognizing there are multiple pathways to success.

Please have your student log into his or her SLP in Family Connection, located on his or her and, with your student, review the following information:

  • the results of the strengths and career surveys,
  • goals,
  • the Resume Builder,
  • and most importantly, the draft course plans for high school.

If you have a Blackboard Parent View account you can log into your account, and together you and your student can view his or her plan.

Once you have reviewed your student’s plan, click on the following link, to fill out the verification form. This will serve as your signature. This must be completed by Friday, July 1, 2016.

For more information about your child’s SLP, visit the SLP website:

Evironmental Showcase

Several students from Lanier participated in an Environmental Showcase. Here is a video created by FCPS highlighting the event.


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emegnum resources

Lanier has been recognized for its efforts in supporting environmental conservation and stewardship for the past 4 years.



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