The Communications Office coordinates external and internal communications for the school division. The office seeks to
- Provide accurate information to the public regarding Fauquier County Public Schools
- Increase awareness of activities within our schools
- Assist the media with information regarding Fauquier County Public Schools
- Ensure an ongoing flow of information with employees and stakeholders by providing news releases, answering questions from the public, and responding to Freedom of Information Act requests
Eoin O’Keefe, a second-grade student at Thompson Elementary School, placed third in the nation in the Online Math League contest for high-achieving math students in grades 2-5. Eoin was a first-place finisher in Fauquier County, a first-place finisher in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a third place finisher in the nation. Eoin received a ribbon, a medal, and a trophy for his work.
In view of the forecast of inclement weather during this week of graduation ceremonies for Fauquier County Public Schools, the following plans are in place: Fauquier High School plans to hold graduation Wednesday, May 24, at 6 p.m. on Falcon Field, if possible. A decision will be made by 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the latest, and if the ceremony will be moved into the gymnasium, FHS will announce the decision through its automated phone call system and Twitter account, twitter.com/fauquierhs.
The Caribbean steel pan sounds of Trinidad & Tobago may be heard coming from the Fauquier High School band room June 18-22 when the Fauquier High School bands and the Falcon Band Organization offer a Caribbean Steel Pans Camp for middle school students, high school students and adults as well. Cost is $75, and proceeds of the camps benefit the FHS “Talons of Steel” pan programs. (See the video.) FCPS teachers may receive professional development credits by attending the camp.