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New Today: (12/19) All FCPS schools will close two hours early on Friday, December 19, the last day before winter break, which will be held December 22 to January 2, 2015. Classes will resume on January 5, 2015. This school year, students will be released two hours early on the last day of each quarter and the day before Thanksgiving break and winter break. Find out more.

School Board News

At its December 18 regular business meeting, the School Board accepted the monitoring report on Student Achievement Goal 1. Pursue Academic Excellence. In addition, the Board adopted a resolution concerning the funding of public education in Virginia and approved revenue and expenditure changes reflected in the FY 2015 Midyear Budget Review. The Board also approved a revised charge for the Board’s Audit Committee and reviewed a presentation on the FY 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Program.

FCPS Budget

A new issue of The Bottom Line has been posted. It contains the latest budget news, facts, dates, and rumor busters to help the FCPS community better understand the budget and the budget process. Read The Bottom Line.

Continuing Interest

  • Fairfax County School Board Passes Resolution Calling for More Funding of Public Education in Virginia (12/19/14) Full
  • FCPS FY 2016-20 CIP Proposes New Schools, Additions, Renovations (12/19/14) Full
  • Marshall Academy CyberPatriot Team Wins First Place in State Competition (12/19/14) Full
  • West Potomac High School Awarded Grant for Governor's Youth Development Academy (12/17/14) Full
  • Falls Church High School Student Awarded Four-Year College Scholarship from Posse Foundation (12/16/14) Full
  • FCPS Receives Funds from Federal Preschool Expansion Grant (12/15/14) Full
  • South Lakes High School Student Wins Student-Athlete Achievement Award (12/11/14) Full

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Members of the Waples Mill Elementary School community laid holiday wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Wreaths Across America, including the grave of George Henry Waple III, grandson of the man who operated a nearby mill for whom the school was named.

Members of the Waples Mill Elementary School community laid holiday wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Wreaths Across America, including the grave of George Henry Waple III, grandson of the man who operated a nearby mill for whom the school was named.

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