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Eleven FCPS Schools Named 2021 Purple Star Schools

November 23, 2021
Eleven Fairfax County public schools have been recognized by the Virginia Department of Education as 2021 Purple Star schools for demonstrating their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.

Pre-registration for Optional Student Screening Testing

November 15, 2021
Pre-registration for optional COVID-19 screening testing begins this week. Parents and guardians may pre-register their child(ren) and provide consent using the secure online portal. If you do not want your child to participate in COVID-19 screening testing, no action is required. You will have the option each week to update your child’s vaccination status and consent for testing.

Students, Families Encouraged to Participate in Walking Wednesdays

November 08, 2021
Students and families are being encouraged to take part in monthly Walking Wednesdays during the 2021-22 school year to help promote mental and physical health. November’s event is dedicated to Ruby Bridges, the first African American student to integrate William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans.

Senior Regional Orchestra Event Returns After COVID-19 Hiatus 

November 08, 2021
One-hundred-three students representing eighteen Fairfax County Public Schools high schools have been named to the 2021 Northern Virginia Senior Regional Orchestra. Twenty-eight FCPS students were selected as alternates. The public is invited to the group’s performance at Westfield High School on Saturday, November 13, at 2:30 p.m.

FCPS School Year Calendar Development Webinar

November 02, 2021
Please join us Monday, November 8, at 7 p.m., for a virtual Calendar Development Webinar hosted on the Zoom platform. We will share information on how the calendar is developed and invite you to provide feedback on a series of questions related to this process.