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Fairfax County 2017-2018 School Year to Begin Before Labor Day

Fairfax County Public Schools delaying their start date until after Labor Day will be a thing of the past. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, the School Board decided classes will begin one week before Labor Day, rather than immediately following it, as has been the tradition.

Reston Community Center Launches Online Learning

Reston Community Center (RCC) has announced the launch of UGotClass, an online learning program featuring more than one hundred non-credit courses and certificate programs that can be used for personal and professional development. B

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Fairfax County: Supervisors Approve 4-Cent Tax Rate Increase

The gap between the Fairfax County School Board and total county budgets is a formality away from being the smallest since before Jan. 7 when FCPS Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza announced she wouldn’t be making any additional cuts in her $2.67 billion Fiscal Year 2017 budget.

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Reston: Student Leaders Conference Held at South Lakes

More than 720 of the best and the brightest high school students from across the Commonwealth gathered together at South Lakes High School in Reston on Saturday, April 16.

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Reston: ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ at Lake Anne Elementary

On March 17 and 18, Lake Anne Elementary School's Musical Drama Club performed Disney's “The Little Mermaid Jr.”

Commentary: Redesigning Our Schools

My first experience in Fairfax County came as a result of being placed as an intern teacher by the University of Virginia in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).

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Fairfax County Public Schools to Seek FEMA Relief Funds

Winter Storm Jonas, Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse 2.0 — no matter what it’s called, the county-crippling January 2016 blizzard cost Fairfax County Public Schools $7.2 million to pay for employee overtime compensation, additional contractors and equipment rental.

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Media Alive in Reston

Sharing messages from Fairfax County to the nation.

Reston based MetroStar Systems was named a finalist of the 10th Annual Helios Apollo Awards for the communication and culture categories.

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FTC Robotics Team Heads to East Super-Regional Championship

The rookie “Techie Titans”, a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team from Nova Labs Robotics of Reston advanced to state championships in both Virginia and Maryland with multiple awards from regional tournaments.

Art of Driving Scholarship Expands Eligibility Outside Fairfax County

After the first few years being open only to Lake Braddock Secondary School Students, the Art of Driving college scholarship in honor of Lake Braddock student Ashley Thompson expanded to all Fairfax County High Schools.

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Fairfax County: Parents, Community Supporters Rally to ‘Invest in Kids’

Emotional independent outbursts and communal chants of “Fund our schools” and “Invest in kids” echoed through the grand amphitheater just beyond the entrance to the Fairfax County Government Center.

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Reston Robotics Proves Resistance is Futile

On a crackling crisp morning Miranda and JohnAngelo stand waiting for a door minder to let them into Nova Labs in Reston.

Reston: South Lakes, Storm Water and Collaboration

RA approves funding for independent study of stormwater flows between Cedar Cove Cluster and Wakerobin Lane.

When the Board of Supervisors approved a 40,000 square foot addition to South Lakes in October 2015, Terry Maynard of Reston 20/20 emphasized a failing stormwater management plan for the adjoining neighborhoods of Wakerobin Lane and Cedar Cove.

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Reston: Around the World in a Day

Google at Ideaventions: Reston academy keeps promises.

Ideaventions Academy for Mathematics and Science in Reston which opened in the fall of 2015, has celebrated several achievements over the past months.

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Fairfax County School Board Opens the Door for School Name Changes

No decisions made to affect current school names.

The Fairfax County School Board did not change any names of schools at its Dec. 17 regular business meeting.