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Fairfax County School Board Selects Superintendent Search Firm

October 22, 2021
The Fairfax County School Board has contracted a human resources recruitment firm to conduct a nationwide search for the next Superintendent of Schools. Parents, staff, students, and community members will be deeply involved in the process.

Snow Days Will Stay in 2021-22

October 19, 2021
The first five inclement weather days during the 2021-22 school year will be traditional inclement weather days. These five days may occur consecutively due to a single weather event or may take place as several individual events. 

Terri Hodges Named 2021-22 School Psychologist of the Year

October 04, 2021
Congratulations to FCPS school psychologist Terri Hodges! She received the Virginia School Psychologist of the Year Award for the 2021-2022 school year from the Virginia Academy of School Psychologists. This award is given each year to a psychologist in Virginia who meets the highest professional standards and performs in an exemplary manner.

Bryant High School’s Howard Brewer Is the 2022 Virginia Region 4 Teacher of the Year

October 04, 2021
Howard Brewer, Alternative Schools Teacher for Interagency Alternative Schools located at Bryant High School, has been selected as the 2022 Virginia Region 4 Teacher of the Year. Dr. Scott Brabrand, superintendent, presented the award at a surprise ceremony in the Bryant High School library today. Brewer is also now a finalist for the 2022 Mary J. Bicouvaris Virginia Teacher of the Year. 

FCPS Graduation Rates Reach Record High for the Class of 2021 

October 01, 2021
Graduation rates released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) indicate that 94.6% of Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) students in the class of 2021 graduated on time, up from 93% in 2020. FCPS’ 2021 graduation rate exceeded the statewide on-time graduation rate.