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Back to School: The Best Shot: Vax Up!

Fairfax County families and educators discuss COVID-19 School Year 2021-22.

The first day of the much-anticipated, in-person return to school for SY2021-22 looms for many families, friends, and educators in Fairfax County's independent, public and home-based education systems.

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Fairfax County Public Schools Priority One: Get Eligible Students Vaccinated

Expansion of school COVID-19 vaccination clinics underway

The level of community transmission of COVID-19 in Fairfax County is increasing again.

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School Buses and Sites Provide Free Grab and Go 7-day Meal Kits in Fairfax County

No questions asked, no IDs needed – County children under 18 and all FCPS students eligible

Ten Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) buses began rolling Monday, June 28, on a mission to deliver their precious cargo: coolers full of nutritious breakfast and lunch items packed in seven-day, bulk meal kits, grab-and-go style.

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A Class To Be Remembered and Cherished: Lake Braddock Secondary School

Bruins graduates 2021 earn a record amount of scholarships.

On the warm morning of June 10, Lake Braddock Secondary School seniors and their friends and families gathered at Jiffy Lube Live to celebrate their commencement—the first time they all gathered together since before the pandemic.

Viewpoints: What will you miss about high school and what are your plans for the future?

Viewpoints: What will you miss about high school and what are your plans for the future?

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West Springfield Spartans’ Class of 2021: Courage and Perseverance

At 9:30 a.m. on June 1, West Springfield High School graduates emerged from backstage at Jiffy Lube Live to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” – a familiar song at an atypical graduation ceremony.

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John Lewis High Graduates Take a Victory Lap

On the evening of June 1, the first class of the newly-renamed John R. Lewis High School graduated on their football field.

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Fairfax County School Board Member’s Post Fosters Heated Reactions

Amid division, voices seek to be heard.

With Ramadan's ending on May 13 and on May 14, Fairfax County School Board Member Abrar Omeish posted what some considered controversial statements on her Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Graduating in Pandemic Time in Burke and Springfield

Area high schools’ graduates look forward to graduation ceremonies, all-night parties

After another school year impacted by COVID-19, John Lewis High School, West Springfield High School and Lake Braddock Secondary School are finding creative ways to celebrate their graduates, from dances to All-Night Grad Parties and graduation ceremonies.

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June Graduation Concludes the Year of Uncertainty

School system has all the graduation ceremonies lined up for early June.

Spring graduations

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High School Dedicated to ‘Becoming John R. Lewis’

School renaming seeks to Honor – Educate – Empower equality for all

Students and staff, of the now named John R. Lewis High School, celebrated the school renaming and dedicated themselves to aspiring to the life model of “becoming John R. Lewis” during the April 23 rededication ceremony held in the Springfield school’s auditorium.

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John R. Lewis High School Student Poem Honors Civil Rights Icon

Charles Childers, a senior, took a creative writing class this year and was inspired to create a tribute for John R. Lewis by inauguration poet, Amanda Gorman.

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Fairfax County Public Schools to Offer Four Days a Week In-school

Phased plan to start April 20 for most vulnerable students

Some students in the Fairfax County Public Schools system could be poised to clean off the family dining room table by April 20.

Cappies Review: Sweet Memories of Childhood

Thomas A. Edison High School presents ‘Alice's Looking Glass Adventures.’

Through you go, through the looking glass and into a dazzling wonderland!

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A Lawsuit Challenges TJ Admission Changes

Parents sue to stop TJ’s admission policy changes, alleging anti-Asian race discrimination.

The Fairfax County School Board and Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Brabrand face a new lawsuit filed against them last week in United States District Court in Alexandria.

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