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Schedule for September 13-19, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Ethics in a Global Society
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Cappies 2021
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    APTV: Unstoppable -The Road to Women's Rights
    Produced by Alabama Public Television, Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights will focus on the women’s suffrage movement, the struggle for women’s equality, and the role of women in politics today.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Getting Past Procrastination: How to Get Your Kids Organized, Focused, and Motivated…Without Being the Bad Guy
    Ann Dolin M.Ed. and author of "Getting Past Procrastination" shares tips on getting kids organized, focused, and motivated.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM
    FCPS Honors 2021
    The Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Human Resources annual recognition of outstanding employees as they seek to create and demonstrate the best instructional and support practices in the school district. Over 740 employees, including 74 finalists and 13 winners in 12 different award categories were recognized at FCPS Honors, which was held on June 9, 2021, at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 8:30 PM - 9:15 PM
    APTV: Unstoppable -The Road to Women's Rights
    Produced by Alabama Public Television, Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights will focus on the women’s suffrage movement, the struggle for women’s equality, and the role of women in politics today.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:45 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Getting Past Procrastination: How to Get Your Kids Organized, Focused, and Motivated…Without Being the Bad Guy
    Ann Dolin M.Ed. and author of "Getting Past Procrastination" shares tips on getting kids organized, focused, and motivated.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Ethics in a Global Society
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 8:30 Am - 9:00 AM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony, hosted by FCPS, is an annual event to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of secondary visual arts students in the Fairfax County Region. Artwork created by the student award winners was selected by a distinguished panel of judges from 2,500 submissions to receive gold key and silver key awards. During the ceremony, special awards including nearly $6000 in scholarships will be announced, and the Scholastic Art Exhibition Website will be launched.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Ethics in a Global Society: Bioresearch and Government
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Ethics in a Global Society: Bioresearch and Government
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    AD/HD Teens Talk
    High school seniors, diagnosed with AD/HD, share what teaching strategies and learning techniques worked, or failed, as they face the myriad of challenges of a high school setting.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Parenting Through Challenging Times: Supporting Your Child Through Life's Ups and Downs
    Corrine Coppola guides attendees through hands-on exercises in mindfulness and balance. She discusses and demonstrates several techniques parents can use to bring calm to families' households.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Cappies 2021
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    APTV: Unstoppable -The Road to Women's Rights
    Produced by Alabama Public Television, Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights will focus on the women’s suffrage movement, the struggle for women’s equality, and the role of women in politics today.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:35 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 3:35 PM - 4:20 PM
    Consejos Tecnológicos de Aprendizaje Virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Raising Children with Healthy Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture
    Rachel Bailey, M.A., CPDPE, shares tools to help foster self-esteem in children. She discusses treating children with respect, allowing them to express their feelings, teaching skills, and empowering children
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: From Chaos to Calm - 10 Ways to Stop Power Struggles with Author Kirk Martin
    Author Kirk Martin delivers an entertaining presentation providing concrete strategies to restore calm in your home and stop power struggles. Great for parents of children 2 - 22.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Opera Easy
    From La Traviata to Carmen, to Don Giovanni and beyond, every Opera Easy program comes dramatically alive with history, composers, performance, and clarifying perspective. Opera Easy bridges the language and times to the story and characters.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:00 PM - 5:10 PM
    FCPS Honors 2021
    The Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Human Resources annual recognition of outstanding employees as they seek to create and demonstrate the best instructional and support practices in the school district. Over 740 employees, including 74 finalists and 13 winners in 12 different award categories were recognized at FCPS Honors, which was held on June 9, 2021, at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Cappies 2021
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program which was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.

Friday, September 17, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Ethics in a Global Society
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 8:30 Am - 9:00 AM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony, hosted by FCPS, is an annual event to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of secondary visual arts students in the Fairfax County Region. Artwork created by the student award winners was selected by a distinguished panel of judges from 2,500 submissions to receive gold key and silver key awards. During the ceremony, special awards including nearly $6000 in scholarships will be announced, and the Scholastic Art Exhibition Website will be launched.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Ethics in a Global Society: Bioresearch and Government
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Ethics in a Global Society: Bioresearch and Government
    Students voice their opinions, concerns, and questions about ethical issues, the roles that these issues play in our society, and the effect on potential careers.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    AD/HD Teens Talk
    High school seniors, diagnosed with AD/HD, share what teaching strategies and learning techniques worked, or failed, as they face the myriad of challenges of a high school setting.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Parenting Through Challenging Times: Supporting Your Child Through Life's Ups and Downs
    Corrine Coppola guides attendees through hands-on exercises in mindfulness and balance. She discusses and demonstrates several techniques parents can use to bring calm to families' households.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Cappies 2021
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    APTV: Unstoppable -The Road to Women's Rights
    Produced by Alabama Public Television, Unstoppable: The Road to Women’s Rights will focus on the women’s suffrage movement, the struggle for women’s equality and the role of women in politics today.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:35 PM
    Exploring Naviance Student
    Exploring Naviance Student demonstrates how the Naviance platform can help support FCPS students in planning and achieving their postsecondary goals. Audience: High School parents.
  • 3:35 PM - 4:20 PM
    Consejos Tecnológicos de Aprendizaje Virtual
    Virtual Learning Tech Tips
  • 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Raising Children with Healthy Self-Esteem in a High-Pressure Culture
    Rachel Bailey, M.A., CPDPE, shares tools to help foster self-esteem in children. She discusses treating children with respect, allowing them to express their feelings, teaching skills, and empowering children
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: From Chaos to Calm - 10 Ways to Stop Power Struggles with Author Kirk Martin
    Author Kirk Martin delivers an entertaining presentation providing concrete strategies to restore calm in your home and stop power struggles. Great for parents of children 2 - 22.
  • 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Parenting Through Challenging Times: Supporting Your Child Through Life's Ups and Downs
    Corrine Coppola guides attendees through hands-on exercises in mindfulness and balance. She discusses and demonstrates several techniques parents can use to bring calm to families' households.

Sunday, September 19, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Shamu TV
    Bringing you face-to-face with the wonders of wildlife through species-focused episodes.
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cultural Competence: Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Opera Easy
    From La Traviata to Carmen, to Don Giovanni and beyond, every Opera Easy program comes dramatically alive with history, composers, performance, and clarifying perspective. Opera Easy bridges the language and times to the story and characters.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:00 PM - 5:10 PM
    FCPS Honors 2021
    The Fairfax County Public Schools Department of Human Resources annual recognition of outstanding employees as they seek to create and demonstrate the best instructional and support practices in the school district. Over 740 employees, including 74 finalists and 13 winners in 12 different award categories were recognized at FCPS Honors, which was held on June 9, 2021, at Jiffy Lube Live.
  • 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
    Using acted-out scenarios in common workplace settings, plus commentary from real bosses, the video shows teens conducting themselves inappropriately and then models what is appropriate.
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Cappies 2021
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Workplace Etiquette: Why Being Polite Counts on the Job
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    What's in a Name?
    The goal of these videos is to promote and preserve the history of Fairfax County and Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.

Schedule for September 20-26, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Teach! Learn! Discover! Innovation, in Context: Keynote Speaker — Paul Misner
    Teach! Learn! Discover! presents keynote speakers recorded at Fairfax County Public Schools’ events and conferences. Each presentation is centered around important subject areas and topics affecting our school communities.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cultural Competence - Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Surviving the Holocaust
    Speaking to students at Woodson High School (Fairfax County Public Schools) Irene Fogel Weiss describes how her family was ostracized from society and how the Jewish “ghettos” were created.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Teach! Learn! Discover! Innovation, in Context: Keynote Speaker — Paul Misner
    Teach! Learn! Discover! presents keynote speakers recorded at Fairfax County Public Schools’ events and conferences. Each presentation is centered around important subject areas and topics affecting our school communities.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Surviving the Teenage Brain
    This documentary looks at this critical developmental stage of the brain from a scientific and evolutionary point of view. Today’s cutting edge scientific research challenges conventional thinking about the adolescent years. Instead of complaining about teenage behavior, we should treasure it. This intriguing documentary features the knowledge and research of international scientists and experts.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Bulletin Board
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    School Board All Day Work Session (LIVE)
    Work sessions of the Board are held to examine subjects in greater depth than is possible during business meetings.
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    The 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony
    The 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony will recognize the over 5,000 high school students who have persevered to complete these independent research projects and honor the Grand Prize Awardees before they compete at this year’s International Science and Engineering Fair. The socially distanced ceremony will be hosted by Fair Directors Ms. Yaara Crane and Dr. Brian Mandell, attended by FCPS’s Deputy Superintendent Dr. Frances Ivey, and include remarks from Dr. Ricardy Anderson, Chair of the Fairfax County School Board and the School Board representative for the Mason District.
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Cappies
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Texting and Driving
    This program clearly explains the dangers, presents the facts and stats and teaches teens to put the brakes on texting and driving.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Cultural Competence - Closing the Achievement Gap and Creating Success Among Diverse Learners
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Nelson Mandela: One Man
    Viewers will discover how Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his inspirational role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.
  • 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
    Texting and Driving
    This program clearly explains the dangers, presents the facts and stats and teaches teens to put the brakes on texting and driving.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    FCPS Parent Resource Center Presents: Helping Your Child Cope with Stress
    Clinical Psychologist Lisa Bateman shares tips and strategies for helping families help children deal with anxiety and stress.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Cappies
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program which was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    First in War: George Washington and the American Revolution
    A panel of historians explores how Washington’s leadership was instrumental in securing American independence.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Art Of…Musical Improvisation
    The Art of ... Musical Improvisation teaches students how to go off-script and play from the heart.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    First in War: George Washington and the American Revolution
    A panel of historians explores how Washington’s leadership was instrumental in securing American independence.
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Challenges of Nationhood: Presidential Perspectives
    Explores the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first four presidents—George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Cokie Roberts moderates this spirited discussion.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Bulletin Board
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    School Board Regular Meeting (LIVE)
    The Fairfax County School Board holds two business meetings each month.
  • 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 10:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.

Friday, September 24, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    Fractured Union
    Fractured Union examines the complex and often tumultuous relationships between our founding fathers. Historical interpreters portray Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and Mason.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Discover Engineering
    DiscoverE has collected a series of articles that offer suggestions, activities with just a few materials, and videos you can use to engage your students or child in engineering.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    The Seven Competency Skills for the Workplace
    This on-the-job documentary teaches students the 7 skills they need to be successful employees. Video follows real-life teens as they tackle their first jobs—waiter, grocery clerk, ice cream shop scooper, cashier, garden nursery worker—and learn what it takes to be a success.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Cappies
    The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program that was launched in FCPS. It recognizes, celebrates, and provides learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students, and teenage playwrights.
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    School Board Regular Meeting (Rebroadcast)
    Rebroadcast of September 23, 2021, School Board Regular Meeting.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Tricked: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking
    TRICKED is a collection of segments produced by Fairfax County Public Schools to educate students about the scouting and trapping techniques that traffickers use in order to help them protect themselves.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
    The Real George Washington
    Hosted by Cokie Roberts this program features Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough who shares his insights into George Washington’s significance in the founding of our nation
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Biz Kid$
    Biz Kid$ is a fun, fast-paced series where kids teach kids about credit, saving, budgeting, investing money, and business. Whether a handbag designer, podcast host or dog groomer, the young business owners on the series inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit. Comedy sketches and spoofs make the series a hit with kids and parents alike.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Town Teams: Bigger Than Baseball
    This historical documentary reaches beyond the astonishing popularity of the game and examines the origins and importance of baseball.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    The 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony
    The 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony will recognize the over 5,000 high school students who have persevered to complete these independent research projects and honor the Grand Prize Awardees before they compete at this year’s International Science and Engineering Fair. The socially distanced ceremony will be hosted by Fair Directors Ms. Yaara Crane and Dr. Brian Mandell, attended by FCPS’s Deputy Superintendent Dr. Frances Ivey, and include remarks from Dr. Ricardy Anderson, Chair of the Fairfax County School Board and the School Board representative for the Mason District.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Cultural Competence
    Dr. Darryle Craig defines and examines the importance of cultural competence. Craig advises how to use this important skill to help close the achievement gap and promote best practices that create success among diverse learners.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Surviving the Holocaust
    Speaking to students at Woodson High School (Fairfax County Public Schools) Irene Fogel Weiss describes how her family was ostracized from society and how the Jewish “ghettos” were created.
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
    The Real George Washington
    Hosted by Cokie Roberts this program features Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough who shares his insights into George Washington’s significance in the founding of our nation
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies
    Cokie Roberts hosts this fascinating discussion of the struggles to establish a nation as seen through the eyes of our nation's first First Ladies: Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Dolley Madison.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    American Sign Language Made Easy
    ASL is an easy-to-learn, step-by-step approach to learning sign language, complete with drills and practice exercises to increase signing ability and understanding. Clarissa, your effervescent host, will teach you how to sign the alphabet, numbers, food, transportation, emotions, colors, months, time, workplace lingo, small talk, and much more. Students will learn grammar, ASL idioms, and the use of proper facial expressions to increase understanding.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of text books, and what lives on as folklore.

Sunday, September 26, 2021

  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
    White Hot Jobs: The Fastest Growing Jobs Today
    This video explores five hot job growth areas: health care, financial management, technology, the service sector, and the environment. In each sector, jobs are profiled from the entry-level through to mid-management and above to show a career path.
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Portraits: The First African-American Divas of Song and Opera
    “Portraits: The First Black American Divas of Song and Opera,” a theatrical production that depicts Elizabeth Taylor-Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones, and Marian Anderson sharing their history and their fabulous voices, a decade ago.
  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony
    The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony, hosted by FCPS, is an annual event to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of secondary visual arts students in the Fairfax County Region. Artwork created by the student award winners was selected by a distinguished panel of judges from 2,500 submissions to receive gold key and silver key awards. During the ceremony, special awards including nearly $6000 in scholarships will be announced, and the Scholastic Art Exhibition Website will be launched. For more information about the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, go to www.artandwriting.org.
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Community Keynotes
    Each program in this series is an invitation to engage in discussions around important topics affecting our school communities.
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    APTV: Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement
  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Meet the Author
    Meet the Author gives students direct access to authors who share their personal stories, offer writing tips, and encourage students to “keep reading, keep writing, keep dreaming.”
  • 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Folklorist
    Whether it’s a tale of a legendary lost city, a forgotten hero, or a hoax beyond belief, The Folklorist brings audiences back to each story’s origins and uncovers what’s been left out of textbooks, and what lives on as folklore.
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Inaugural Visions: Presidents Washington to Obama
    Recorded live at Mount Vernon's Ammerman Student Leadership Program, we look at the presidential inaugurations from George Washington to Barack Obama.
  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    STEM in 30
    Learning resources available from STEM in 30.
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    The Art of Loose Painting in Oils by Carol Hallock
    Watch as Carol Hallock paints with easy-to-learn demonstrations for beginners to advanced painters.
  • 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 8:00 PM - 8:20 PM
    Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt
    This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search. Viewers learn the basics, from preparing a resume and cover letter to scouting the help wanted ads, to job interview dos and don’ts, including what to wear and what to say.
  • 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    What’s in a Name?
    The What's in a Name? series was created to commemorate, preserve, and educate viewers about the origin of the names of Fairfax County's public school buildings. Learn about historic plantations and farms, homes, mills, waterways, one-room schoolhouses, educators, authors, poets, famous Virginians, and more.
  • 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    It Could Happen To Any of Us - The Truth About Opioids and Xanax
    Produced by Fairfax County Public Schools.
  • 9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    In Our Backyard: The Opioid and Heroin Crisis
    This program explains how opioids impact the brain and body, how people become addicted to opioids and heroin, and explores the resources available, where to turn for help, and the power of hope.
  • 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Surviving the Teenage Brain
    This documentary looks at this critical developmental stage of the brain from a scientific and evolutionary point of view. Today’s cutting-edge scientific research challenges conventional thinking about the adolescent years. Instead of complaining about teenage behavior, we should treasure it. This intriguing documentary features the knowledge and research of international scientists and experts.