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New Today: (11/26) All Fairfax County public schools will close two hours early on Wednesday, November 26, in an effort to help school buses avoid the increased traffic related to the Thanksgiving holiday. Details.

FCPS Budget

Members of the Fairfax County School Board and the Board of Supervisors met on November 25 to discuss the FY 2016 fiscal forecast. Find out more.

Superintendent's Listening Tour

Superintendent Karen Garza invites students, parents, employees, and community members to join her at any of the upcoming Listening Tour meetings scheduled for the 2014-15 school year. The next meeting will be held on Saturday, December 6, at 9 a.m., at Hunters Woods Elementary School in Reston. This is the final meeting in 2014. The Superintendent's Listening Tour will resume in February 2015. More.

Continuing Interest

  • FCPS Students to be Featured in Sleepless in America (11/26/14) Full
  • FCPS to Introduce Vietnamese World Languages Course (11/24/14) Full
  • FCPS Awarded $760,000 Grant from DoDEA Educational Partnership (11/24/14) Full
  • FCPS Receives Grant from U.S. Department of Education for Youth Mental Health Supports (11/19/14) Full
  • Fairfax Academy Presents Mixed Nut, Alternate Version of The Nutcracker (11/18/14) Full
  • West Potomac Academy, Alexandria Community Dance Present The Nutcracker (11/17/14) Full
  • FCPS Marketing Students Participate in Tysons Night of Giving (11/17/14) Full

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There are no emergency announcements at this time.

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When Fairfax County Public Schools have a schedule change (closing or delay) due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the information is communicated as soon as the decision is made in these ways: 

  • Posted here, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Posted on TV Channel 21 (Cox Communications, Reston Comcast, and Verizon cable customers only).
  • Sent via e-mail to parents, employees, and KIT Plus subscribers of Delayed Openings and School Closings through the Keep in Touch e-mail notification system.
  • Called in to area radio and television stations.
  • Sent via text message to Keep in Touch Plus subscribers who have opted to receive Delayed Openings and School Closings.

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Kindergarten students at Virginia Run Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving with crafts, activities, and a Thanksgiving luncheon with parents.

Kindergarten students at Virginia Run Elementary School celebrated Thanksgiving with crafts, activities, and a Thanksgiving luncheon with parents.

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