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FCPS Adopts COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Staff

August 20, 2021
By late October, all FCPS employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit to routine negative COVID-19 tests, a move that reinforces existing layered prevention strategies and the division’s commitment to safety.

View Return to School Town Halls

August 18, 2021
Your questions about the measures FCPS will be using to keep schools safe for a strong return to school were answered during the August 16 Town Hall (English) and August 17 Town Hall (Spanish). View the recordings.

First Day of School Countdown

August 13, 2021
The countdown clock has started! Find out how to get your child ready with a calendar of suggestions for each day--from now until school begins on Monday, August 23.

Student-Athletes are Returning Strong this Fall!

July 29, 2021
The return to school brings a return to fall sports. As with our entire return to school plan, safety is our top priority as we plan for fall sports to resume. The health and safety protocols in place this fall include universal masking when indoors. (Letter to community sent on July 29, 2021)

Free Meals!

July 29, 2021
When we return strong this fall, FCPS’ Food and Nutrition Services staff will be ready to serve healthy meals to students and staff. This year, all students receive no-cost breakfast and lunch!