New Today: (10/21) Lisa Rode, a sixth grade teacher at Kings Glen Elementary, won a $2,500 grant from the Farmers Insurance Thank a Million Teachers contest. Rode plans to use the money as additional funding for an after-school Robotics Club where the students will use Raspberry Pi and Go Pi Go platforms. Approximately 45 students in grades 4-6 are involved in the Robotics Club this year. Rode was named the winner of the grant as a result of online voting. More good news.
The Fairfax County School Board will host Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) fifth annual Education Summit, Mapping Your Student’s Unique Journey: Explore the Many Choices in Fairfax County Public Schools, on Saturday, October 25, at 8 a.m. at Edison High School. Details.
FCPS has a new way for parents, students, colleagues, and community to recognize extraordinary employees through FCPS Cares. Read more here.
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Herndon High School Future Business Leaders of America, along with members of the school’s JROTC, collected food donations for Hornets for Hunger, a community service project.