Controversy Surrounding Newly Elected FCPS Superintendent

Controversy Surrounding Newly Elected FCPS Superintendent

Brandon Level
May 6, 2022

On April 18, the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) board made their decision to appoint Dr. Michelle Reid, from Washington State, as the next FCPS superintendent. Their search for a superintendent...

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Omicron and How FCPS is Working Through It

Ashley Park
February 15, 2022

When the county originally wrapped things up and let winter break commence, it was probably safe to say that very few anticipated another large COVID-19 outbreak. The world was hit with another COVID variant,...

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Virginia School Boards SUE Governor Over No-Mask Mandate + Exclusive with Virginia Secretary of Health

Brandon Level
February 15, 2022

Just last week an Arlington judge temporarily halted Governor Youngkin's executive order making masks optional across the state.  In Youngkin's 2021 gubernatorial election bid, he promised parents...

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FCPS Struggles With Overwhelming Bus Driver Shortage

Brandon Level
November 30, 2021

On August 23rd, Fairfax County Public School officials asked parents to either drive or walk their students to and from school. This comes after school bus driver shortages in the county and around the...

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Is Critical Race Theory Being Taught in FCPS?

Brandon Level
October 26, 2021

In November of 2017, The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and School Board (FCPS), constructed and adopted a “joint social and racial equity policy”. Ever since then, FCPS has been in the headlines...

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Covid-19 Cases on the Rise and How FCPS Could Be Affected

Brandon Level
October 14, 2021

March 13th 2020, is a day Americans alike will remember. The deadly COVID-19 virus crept up on the United States from Wuhan, China. President Trump declared a national emergency over the coming virus while...

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Diversify Our Narrative: Diversifying Classrooms One Step At a Time

Katie Wilson
October 5, 2021

The FCPS Chapter of a nonprofit organization, Diversify Our Narrative (DON), focuses on giving student bodies a voice on the English curriculum and finding resources for teachers to encourage cultural...

Students At Edison High Protest Against Dress Code

Students At Edison High Protest Against Dress Code

Loor Elbedour
October 1, 2021

On August 26th, 2021 students at Thomas Edison High School in Fairfax County staged an in-school demonstration to call attention to what they perceive as “unjust and uneven enforcement” of the FCPS...

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In-Person Learning or Virtual Instruction?

Melanie Wang and Nathan Kim
February 5, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, students' lives have changed greatly. The introduction and implementation of virtual classes is a prime example, and a hot button issue for many as FCPS approaches...

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FCPS’s Concurrent Learning Model

Eleanor Shaw
February 5, 2021

With the pandemic remaining a roadblock in the path of education, the question concerning the status of in-person learning remains at the forefront of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students’ minds....

New Teacher Spotlight: Andrew Campbell

New Teacher Spotlight: Andrew Campbell

Marwa Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 22, 2019

Mr. Campbell is the new assistant principal in the second-floor subschool, meeting the demand for a new administrator as the Centreville High School (CVHS) student body continues to grow. He has had years...

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2019 Student Peace Award Winner Deepika Joshi

Karyna Hetman
April 29, 2019

Fairfax County Public Schools annually gives out a “Student Peace Award,” where they pick students from schools around the county to award their success in working hard to make a difference in and...

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