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FCPS Named an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence for 2021

October 25, 2021
Fairfax County Public Schools has been named a 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence, the highest honor among ENERGY STAR awards. This is the fifth consecutive year that FCPS has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy for its continued efforts to improve the energy efficiency of its buildings and facilities.

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.