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  • FCPS Teacher of Year Nominees Honored

    At its Feb. 13 meeting the Fauquier County School Board honored 16 teachers, all of whom have been nominated to be Fauquier County’s representative in the Washington Post Teacher of the Year competition. A selection panel will choose one of the 16 teachers to be the Fauquier County Teacher of the Year, and that teacher will be entered into the Post’s Teacher of the Year competition. The Fauquier County Teacher of the Year will be announced in mid-April. At the school board meeting each school’s Teacher of the Year nominee received an award in the form of a glass apple. The Fauquier Excellence in Education Foundation will also honor the nominees at a reception where each will receive a cash award.

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  • FCPS Updating Website to Ensure Accessibility

    Fauquier County Public Schools is currently updating its website at www.fcps1.org in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Essentially the update means content on the site will be more limited. For approximately three months the school division has been making changes to the site in response to an out-of-state complaint filed with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) saying the FCPS site is not compliant with ADA.

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  • Pierce Elementary Hosts Career Day

    What do you want to be when you grow up? When you’re six or seven years old, or even 10 or 11 years old, that can be a difficult question to answer. Pierce Elementary School students got a little assistance with that thought process at a Career Day held in the school gymnasium on Jan. 27. Pierce school counselor Debbie Melton invited more than a dozen parents and community members to come and explain to students exactly what their jobs entail.

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