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Democratic-Endorsed School Board Candidate Wins

Keys-Gamarra overcomes Republican-advantage in low-turnout August.

Guardian ad litem and Fairfax County Planning Commission member Karen Keys-Gamarra swamped Republican Chris Grisafe and two other candidates in a special election this week, one that Democrats say is a sign of strength for their party heading into the fall.

Low-Turnout High-Stakes Special Election for School Board

Countywide at-large seat to be determined by Aug. 29 special election; early voting is underway.

Special Election for School Board

FCPS Students Win National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarships

FCPS Students Win National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarships

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Cortona Academy Northern Virginia Family Realizing ‘The American Dream’

Cortona Academy Northern Virginia Family Realizing ‘The American Dream’

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Herndon Middle School ‘Reads Like Hawks’

Herndon Middle School reading

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The Louder The Better at Percussion Works

Free after school programs at Herndon and Clearview El. Schools: Bucket drumming brings community together.

Bucket drumming after school

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Fairfax County: FCPS to Present FY2018 Budget to Supervisors April 4

School system facing nearly $50 million gap in funding.

Leading up to the Fairfax County Public School Board presenting its advertised FY2018 budget to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, April 4, several school board members and supervisors have been hosting community meetings on the subject.

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Dads Read to Children

100 Dads Read

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Committed to Peacemaking

Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County reception honors activists and advocates.

Suraya Sadeed said hearing more than 20 stories of students promoting peace in and out of their schools made her believe “there is still hope for a brighter future.”

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Fairfax: Board Approves 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program

Five-year plan includes three new elementary schools and one new high school.

This year, Fairfax County Public Schools experienced one of the smallest annual enrollment increases in nearly a decade: 1,368 students, compared to the average of 2,400 since the 2008-09 school year, bringing the total to 187,202.

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New Principals at Herndon High, Herndon Elementary

Community

Elizabeth Noto has been named principal of Herndon High School, effective Jan. 30.

For Schools: New Year, New Superintendent

New Year, New Superintendent for FCPS

New School Superintendent

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Quarterback Promotes ‘Phones Down. Touchdown.’ Initiative

Redskins’ quarterback urges region to put phones down while behind the wheel.

“If I get sacked in a game, I can get back up and move onto the next play — for the most part,” he said. “But when you text and drive, you might not get back up.”

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