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Rocky Run MS Teacher’s Research Published Online

November 12, 2019
Research completed by Rocky Run Middle School teacher Jamie Sawatzky on the life and service of Private Harry W. Hatcher, is now available online as part of Memorializing the Fallen, a teacher professional development program from National History Day®.

Student Journalists Named Crown Award Finalists by CSPA

November 04, 2019
Student journalists from nine different publications staffs at six different Fairfax County public schools have been named Crown Award finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for work produced during the 2018-19 academic year.

Eighteen Schools Named Purple Star Schools by VDOE

October 24, 2019
Eighteen Fairfax County public schools have been recognized by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as 2019 Purple Star schools.

Robinson MS Students Honored for Artwork

October 14, 2019
Robinson Secondary student artists Karsten Assoua, Isabelle Donie, Savannah Lowery, Peyton Medd, and Josiah Zayas were recently recognized for their award-winning artwork in the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign “Virginia is for Givers” poster contest.