FCPS Students Win Awards at 2023 International Science and Engineering Fair
Five students from Fairfax County Public Schools won awards at the 2023 International Science and Engineering Fair, held recently in Dallas.
🛶 West Potomac and Chantilly High School Students Engineer a Boatload of Fun
Using only cardboard and duct tape, 26 students from West Potomac and Chantilly High Schools engineered boats and embarked on Lake Barcroft to see who could not only stay afloat, but also win a race.
Lake Braddock Orchestra Director receives Virginia House Resolution
Clayton Allen, orchestra director at Lake Braddock, recently received a Virginia House Resolution for his orchestra.
A Day in the Life of a Kindergartener
Step into the colorful world of kindergarten at Mosaic Elementary School! Join us for a glimpse into a day in the life of these curious learners!
Superintendent's Weekly Reflections
Superintendent Reid writes about all of the great things happening in Fairfax County Public Schools. This week she watched Luther Jackson MS students participate in the annual Voices of Now Showcase at the Arena Stage and attended the 150th anniversary celebration for Vienna ES.
Graduation Celebrations: What Was the Highlight of Your High School Graduation?
As we celebrate the class of 2023, we invite you to look back at your high school graduation.
Dream Realized for Chantilly Teacher
Luc Nguyen has spent close to 20 years working toward his dream career of being a teacher. The Chantilly High School English teacher knew “with great certainty” that he would become a teacher from the time he was in kindergarten.
Third-party Investigation Launched Into Discriminatory Email
In an email to FCPS students, staff, and community, Superintendent Reid said she has requested a third-party investigation into the origin of a racist, hateful, and discriminatory anonymous email that was sent to an employee about former employees.
FCPS This Week - May 17, 2023
In this issue, learn about safe driving, tutoring grants, and summer camps.
Virginia Computer Science Educators of the Year
Rebecca Otaizo, STEAM teacher at Weyanoke Elementary School, was announced as the 3rd to 5th grade category winner of Virginia's Computer Science Educator of the Year.
Multilingual Family Podcast: Arabic, English, Korean, Spanish
Hear how the Family Resource Center (FRC) provides resources and supports for all families and school staff in FCPS, offering confidential consultations, informational webinars, and more.
From Paris for $50 to K-Pop Immersion in Seoul, 19 Annandale High School Students Go Abroad on Summer Scholarships
Barcelona. Berlin. Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Ghana. Rome. These are some of the places where nineteen Annandale High School students will be spending their summer, aided by a collective $75,085 in scholarship funding.
Superintendent's Weekly Reflections
Superintendent Reid writes about all of the great things happening in Fairfax County Public Schools. This week she visited Katherine Johnson Middle School, Mount Eagle ES and Fox Mill ES. She hosted a school safety and security event,attended an Hispanic leadership event and joined a public library scholarship event.
Partnership Update - May 2023
Learn more on new happenings within Business and Community Partnerships
Professional Embraces Teaching as Rewarding Second Career
Mark Deaton was in marketing and sales for 25 years before deciding to switch careers. After only four months in a program offered by EducateVA, Deaton became a teacher with FCPS. "Rewarding" is the word he uses to describe his second career.
FCPS This Week - May 10, 2023
In this issue, learn more about Middle School Sports, SR&R Updates, and Student Awards.
A Hero at McNair Elementary
Watch this video to see why Kristen Luck, physical education teacher, is an FCPS Hero to her community at McNair Elementary School.
Thirty-Six FCPS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners
Thirty-six students from nine Fairfax County high schools have been named winners of $2,500 scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Scholarship winners are part of a group of approximately 2,500 National Merit finalists chosen to receive scholarships in 2023 primarily financed by the NMSC.
📝 Pen Pal Program Connects London Towne and Westfield Students
On April 18, London Towne Elementary School’s Spanish Immersion students arrived at Westfield High School to meet mentors from the Spanish Honor Society who had been their pen pals.
FCPS Teachers Quarterfinalists for GRAMMY
Congratulations to music educators from Mount Vernon High School, Braddock Elementary School, and Annandale High School!
Calling All FCPS Student Artists and Designers: Observance Design Challenge
Create a design to be featured on FCPS social media and newsletters
The Impact of Academy Programs
Kendall Barry is now giving back to the Academy program that helped prepare her for her career.
Enhancing Planning Time for Elementary School Teachers
Working groups are studing the possibility of enhancing the planning time for elementary school teachers.