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New Today: (4/16) Registration is now open for Fairfax County Public Schools summer camps as well as the new Robinson Extended Day Adult and Community Education (ACE) Enrichment program. The new enrichment program will provide continuity to the existing camps for a full-day option of academically-focused programs for students. Parents can now register their children for the Institute for the Arts (IFTA), Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA), STEM Camp, and Tech Adventure Camp online. More.

School Board News

At its regular meeting on April 10, the School Board designated the second campus at the Eastern Fairfax Elementary School site “Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences.” In addition, the School Board reaffirmed the approved 2013-2014 Standard School Year Calendar, including the employee contract end dates,  and designated  Wednesday, June 25 as the last day of school.  They also accepted the Infrastructure Financing Committee Report and reviewed the Goal 2, Develop Essential Life Skills and Student Achievement and Goal 3, Responsibility to the Community and the World Monitoring Report joint presentation.  Mosby Woods Elementary School principal Mahri Aste was recognized for her selection as the 2013 Outstanding Principal Award from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education Foundation.

FY 2015 Budget

The Fairfax County School Board has adopted the FY 2015 Advertised Budget of $2.5 billion, a net increase of 2.4 percent, or $59.4 million, from the FY 2014 Approved Budget.  The FY 2015 budget includes reductions of $96.5 million that would be achieved, in part, by eliminating 731.2 positions. Find out more.

Graduation Schedule

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Continuing Interest

  • FCPS Teachers Complete Kennedy Center's CETA Program (4/15/14) Full
  • UPC Perils of the College Drinking Culture Forums Set for April, May (4/15/14) Full
  • Correction: Five FCPS Students Win Awards in 2014 National Scholastic Writing Awards Competition (4/11/14) Full
  • Jay Pearson Named FCPS 2014 Principal of the Year (4/11/14) Full
  • Moosa Shah Named FCPS 2014 Teacher of the Year (4/11/14) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Adds Day to 2013-14 School Calendar (4/11/14) Full
  • Fairfax County School Board Names New School Bailey's Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences (4/11/14) Full

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At Wakefield Forest Elementary School, students showed their support for parent and community volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

At Wakefield Forest Elementary School, students showed their support for parent and community volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

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