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Fairfax County Public Schools Cancel All Evening Activities

According to Mary Shaw of Fairfax County Public Schools, the district has canceled all evening activities, except the school board meeting which will go on as scheduled.

One Fairfax County School Closed Wednesday

According to the Fairfax County Public Schools PIO only one school will be closed today, Wednesday, August 24th due to damage after yesterday's 5.8 magnitude earthquake: Bull Run Elementary School of Centreville, Virginia. We were not told the severity or the damage to the building of this school. All other Fairfax County Schools will remain open today. Fairfax County Schools open for classes on September 6th. 

Health Department Offers Extended Clinic Hours for Required Immunizations

Health Department Offers Extended Clinic Hours for Required Immunizations

It's time for back-to-school immunizations! 

*A certificate of immunization is required for children entering kindergarten, sixth grade, and new students transferring into Fairfax County Public Schools.

Check out the list of immunizations required and the extended hours here.

A Fairfax County High School Dance Team Will Compete on America's Got Talent Tuesday Night

A Fairfax County High School Dance Team Will Compete on America's Got Talent Tuesday Night

Tuesday, students from Fairfax County's West Springfield High School Dance Team will appear on America's Got Talent.

The group is one of 12 acts that will compete Tuesday night on the show, which airs at 9 p.m. The results will be announced on the Wednesday, August 10, show. 

According to Fairfax County Public Schools, the team will compete against dancers, an animal act, cloggers, a magician, singers, variety acts, and a parkour practitioner from across the country. Don't forget to tune in! 

 

FCPS Superintendent Kicks Off New School Year

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

Fairfax County Public Schools to Open on Tuesday, September 6

Fairfax County Public Schools to Open on Tuesday, September 6

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

An estimated 177,629 students will begin the 2011-12 school year on Tuesday, September 6, in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 11th largest school system.

Here is more information on budget, transportation, food services, after-school programs, and the calendar.

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

The Fairfax County Summer Reading Program Continues

From Fairfax County:

The Fairfax County Public Library Summer Reading Program encourages children and teens to read for pleasure during summer vacation. It is held in cooperation with the Fairfax County Public School system.