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New Today: (1/29) Revised information on situations for emergency school closings and delays have been posted. Find out more.

School Board News

At its January 22 regular business meeting, the Fairfax County School Board approved the FY 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Program, as updated. The Board also recognized National School Counseling Week and National Career and Technical Education Month.

FCPS Budget

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) Superintendent Karen K. Garza has released the school system’s FY 2016 Proposed Budget of $2.6 billion, a net increase of 2.6 percent, or $64 million, from the FY 2015 Approved Budget. Details.

Continuing Interest

  • Mary Anne Rossbach Named 2015 VCTM Elementary Math Educator of the Year (1/29/15) Full
  • Spotlight Is on Fine and Performing Arts at West Potomac High School's Arts Extravaganza February 3 (1/28/15) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Joins Fairfax County Government to Combat Human Trafficking (1/26/15) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Approves FY 2016-20 CIP (1/23/15) Full
  • Thirteen FCPS Teachers Earn National Board Certification (1/23/15) Full
  • FCPS to Pilot Check Smart Safety Program for Lacrosse (1/22/15) Full
  • Centreville High School Presents Gumbo XXVI Concert (1/22/15) Full

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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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First grade students and teachers at Churchill Road Elementary School think pink for a school spirit day in support of anti-bullying efforts.

First grade students and teachers at Churchill Road Elementary School think pink for a school spirit day in support of anti-bullying efforts.

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