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.
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
Cortona Academy Northern Virginia Family Realizing ‘The American Dream’
Herndon Middle School reading
Japanese boy band
Free after school programs at Herndon and Clearview El. Schools: Bucket drumming brings community together.
Bucket drumming after school
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.
100 Dads Read
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.”
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.
Elizabeth Noto has been named principal of Herndon High School, effective Jan. 30.
New Year, New Superintendent for FCPS
New School Superintendent
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.”