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City of Fairfax Schools Welcome Back Students

Principal Lenart speaks with NBC 4

Principal Lenart speaks with NBC 4

Fairfax High School Showcased on NBC

The City of Fairfax Schools welcomed back students today complete with a marching band, cheerleaders and an early morning for Fairfax High School. Starting at 5:30 am, NBC Channel 4 showcased FHS students and new principal, Erin Lenart.  FHS continued the welcome for students with a back to school assembly and surprise flash mob by faculty.

To watch the NBC 4 Segment please see the NBC 4 website.

City of Fairfax School Board members and Superintendent Dr. Phyllis Pajardo

School Board Members and City School Staff meet with PES Principal

School Board Members and City School Staff meet with PES Principal

visited all four city schools, visiting with students and staff.

City of Fairfax Schools Recognize Over 100 Students, Teachers

The City of Fairfax School Board closed their 2017-2018 school year by recognizing over 100 elementary and middle school students at their regular school board meeting on Monday, June 4th.

Students from Lanier Middle School were honored for District and All Virginia Chorus, All District Band and Orchestra, Scholastic Art and Writing, eCybermission STEM competition, Kidwind Turbine National Placement, FCCLA National Competition and Caring for Our Watershed Winners. In addtion, retiring staff and Teacher of the Year award winners were recognized.

Elementary students from Daniels Run ES and Providence ES were recognized for Honors Band and Chorus, Student Government, Patrol, and special awards created by each school including the Kindness Award, Innovation, Bravery and Perserverance.

The School Board also recognized Fairfax High School Alumni Second Lt. Simone Askew who was the first African American female to be named First Cadet at West Point. Askew will attend Oxford next year as a Rhodes Scholar.

Students from Fairfax High School were recognized in May.

Time for Kindergarten Registration!

Calling all kindergartners! Providence ES and Daniels Run ES can’t wait to meet you! It is time to register for kindergarten if your child will be five years old on or before September 30, 2018. To find boundary information and registration forms, please go to the FCPS website at www.fcps.edu. Kindergarten orientation days have been announced: PES is April 16 at 12:30 and DRES is April 16 at 10:30.

 

City of Fairfax Schools Present FY 2019 Budget

Photo of Dr. Phyllis Pajardo

Dr. Phyllis Pajardo

Dr. Phyllis Pajardo, Superintendent of the City of Fairfax Schools, joined the City of Fairfax School Board in presenting the schools’ FY 2019 budget to the Mayor and City Council on Tuesday, March 6th.

Dr. Pajardo highlighted the many accomplishments of the City schools over the past year including students and staff awards.

The $55.9 million budget includes a funding request for an increase in the Instruction, Intervention, Technology and Professional Development category. This increase will assist Lanier Middle School to provide each student with a laptop, allow principals to provide staff with grant money for innovative projects and increased professional development time for teachers.

The budget presentation can be seen online at the City of Fairfax website. The school presentation begins at the 3 hour mark. To see the PowerPoint presentation, please click below.

FY19 Schools Budget Presentation MCC template

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