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FCPS Students Win 59 Regional Awards in Scholastic Writing Competition

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Fairfax County Public Schools Host Inaugural HOSA District Event

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Mulch Sale is Underway

Mulch Sale is Underway

From Annandale High School:

THINK SPRING:  Annandale HS PTSA’s annual Mulch Sale is underway! There is no better way to get your yard ready for Spring than to take advantage of our great prices and convenient delivery of mulch – right to your door.  All proceeds help fund our highly successful All Night Grad Celebration.  Ordering is easy either online or you can download an order form and pay via check.  See all the details at: http://www.annandalehsptsa.org/

FCPS Families, Employees Support Beginning School Before Labor Day

FCPS Families, Employees Support Beginning School Before Labor Day

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

A majority of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) families and employees support opening schools one week before Labor Day, beginning with the 2012-13 school year, as indicated in a recent FCPS survey.  

            “There are several reasons to open schools before Labor Day, the most important of which is to provide additional instructional time for teachers and students before Standards of Learning (SOL) testing takes place,” said FCPS Superintendent Jack D. Dale.  “Our parents and employees are solidly behind making this change.  It’s time for the state to address the wishes of our community to start school earlier.

Annandale Dialogue on Diversity

From Fairfax County:

Come join your neighbors for an informative and lively discussion about what diversity means, share what it means to you, and learn what it means to others.  Join in the conversation as the group explores:  Diversity: What’s in it for Me?

The discussion will be held at Annandale High School next Wednesday, February 2, from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Annandale High School is located at 4700 Medford Drive in Annandale, VA. To register or for more information, please call 703-533-5701, TTY 711.

Fairfax County Public Schools Closed Yet Again

Fairfax County Public Schools Closed Yet Again

From FCPS Outreach:

All Fairfax County public schools will be closed on Friday, 1/28/11. The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

·   extracurricular activities
·   interscholastic contests
·   team practices
·   field trips
·   middle school after-school programs
·   professional learning and training courses
·   all adult and community education classes
·   recreation programs and community use

School-Aged Child Care (SACC) center are closed.

Offices are open with an unscheduled leave policy in effect.

Weather emergency personnel are to report to work.

NOVA’s Dr. Kenneth Rasmussen Recipient of Statewide 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award

From Northern VA Community College:

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Kenneth Rasmussen, Professor of Geology, has been selected by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and Dominion Resources as a recipient of the 2011 Outstanding Faculty Award. Rasmussen is one of twelve faculty members from Virginia’s public and private higher education institutions to receive the award. This prestigious award is the highest honor bestowed upon faculty in the Commonwealth of Virginia.