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2022 Cappies Gala Honors Excellence in High School Theater
June 13, 2022
The Cappies of the National Capital area held its annual awards gala honoring excellence in high school theater on June 6 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Multitasking: How One FCPS Grad Earned Her Associate's Degree Days Before Her High School Diploma
June 08, 2022
Eryn Yarrell will start college with two years of credit to her name after tapping an FCPS dual degree program to earn an associate's degree from Northern Virginia Community College alongside her high school diploma from Hayfield Secondary School.
Cappies Review of Crazy for You at South Lakes High School
June 06, 2022
Many FCPS high schools participate in the Washington, D.C., chapter of the Critics and Awards Program for High School Theater, otherwise known as the Cappies. Sean Gillen of Oakton High School provides his review of Crazy for You at South Lakes High School.
Strumming for Self-Expression: Ukuleles Help Students Communicate Through Music Therapy
June 03, 2022
Students with special needs are able to get creative and open up as they write songs and play the ukulele.
Going Places: Students at 33 FCPS Schools Learn to Safely Bike in Physical Education Unit
June 01, 2022
A physical education program teaches some students how to ride bikes entirely, while more experienced riders learn hand signals for turns, safety rules and the meanings of various road signs.
Not Just a `Grandma Activity:’ Students Embrace Emotional Benefits of Looming Lunches, Knitting and Crochet
May 24, 2022
Students at Little Run ES and Katherine Johnson MS are working with fabric as part of a social-emotional learning push to help students recover from more than two years of living through a global pandemic.
Cute and Calming: Animals at FCPS Help Students Unwind
May 23, 2022
Some schools are utilizing ESSER III funds to help pay for therapy animal visits, while others rely on teachers going above and beyond to care for and feed the animals.
Amplifying Student Voice: Honest Discussions Working Toward an Inclusive School Environment
May 17, 2022
A voluntary program at Fairfax High School creates safe space for tough conversations, in hopes of finding student-centered solutions.
From Water Bottles to Lava Lamps: TJHSST Students Lead Girls from Nearby Elementary School in Science Exploration
May 16, 2022
TJHSST students meet weekly with Weyanoke ES fifth-grade girls to complete hands-on science projects and promote critical thinking skills, while developing friendships along the way.
The Vegejita Wrapadilla: Franklin Middle School Team Creates Winning FCPS School Lunch Offering
May 10, 2022
Meal designed by seventh-graders to appear on FCPS school lunch menus in the 2022-2023 school year.
Video: Meet an Award-Winning Elementary School Math Teacher
May 05, 2022
Math teachers shows fun ways he engages students with math.