Oak Hill/Herndon Education

Oak Hill/Herndon Education


Tease photo

Woodson High Presents New Play, ‘The Trials’

Poses serious questions about climate-change responsibility.

Woodson High’s new play, “The Trials,” is set in the near future, when the climate emergency is worsening and all adults who’ve adversely impacted the climate are put on trial.

Tease photo

Lake Braddock Holds off Westfield To Improve to 2-1

In a low scoring football game in Burke, the Lake Braddock Bruins narrowly held on to beat the Westfield Bulldogs 9-7 on Friday, Sept. 8.

Tease photo

Exercising Democratic Rights to Reduce Cafeteria Waste

A group of students from Great Falls Elementary and Cooper Middle Schools collected over a hundred signatures for a petition on reducing cafeteria waste. They then delivered the petition to Congressmen Gerry Connolly and Don Beyer’s offices on Sept. 1.

Tease photo

‘He’s Still Here; My Uncle Will Be Gone Forever’

Green sentenced to prison for killing Chantilly man.

“Nothing the victim did that night justified his death, nor did anything Ms. Osorio Cordero did warrant [Green’s] malicious assault on her.” — Judge David Oblon, Fairfax County Circuit Court

Tease photo

Music Students Make Sweet Summer Sounds

Franklin Middle holds 36th annual Band and Orchestra Camp.

The sweet sounds of music filled the halls of Franklin Middle School during the 36th annual Band and Orchestra Camp. It ran June 22-July 14, and 350 fourth- through rising 10th-graders attended.

Tease photo

Bandaid Approaches to Food Insecurity

School system extends summer food program at public school sites.

School food program

Tease photo

Forty-four of the Nation’s Highest Poverty Schools in FCPS

These schools serve free breakfast and lunch to all students


Tease photo

Supervisors Recognize McLean HS "It’s Academic" Team

First ever FCPS to win two championships in a row.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recognized the McLean High School Scholastic Bowl Team for their "It’s Academic" championship with a resolution on Tuesday, July 25

Back-to-School Community Day

Join Mount Vernon District Supervisor Dan Storck, Neighborhood and Community Services, Fairfax County Public Library, Fairfax County Public Schools and more for Back to School Community Day. The event will take place at the Lorton Community Center, Library and Park (9520 Richmond Hwy) on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The Closet of The Greater Herndon Area, Inc. Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

The Closet of The Greater Herndon Area, Inc. (“The Closet”), recently announced the distribution of scholarships totaling $48,000 to 34 local students.

Tease photo

FCPS Responds to State Policies for Trans Students

Reactions and concerns

On Tuesday, July 18, the Department of Education of Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin published the final 2023 Model Policies, which addresses transgender students attending public elementary and secondary schools throughout the Commonwealth. That includes students attending Fairfax County Public Schools.

Tease photo

SLHS PTSA Food Pantry Breaks Distribution Record

Summer hunger surges.

A break from school does not mean a break from hunger. The demand for food is increasing dramatically across the United States, including locally.

Tease photo

‘You Deserve Success’

Class of 2023 graduates from Mountain View High.

Class of 2023 graduates from Mountain View High.