Taylor Middle

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  • Sharing the Love on Lockers at Taylor Middle

    When students arrived at Taylor Middle School on Valentine’s Day and made their way to their lockers, each one found a construction-paper heart taped on his or her locker’s metal door expressing words of affirmation and love. Special education teacher Jen Linthicum spearheaded the effort, enlisting the aid of several teachers and staff, who wrote positive words on the hearts such as “You are loved,” “You are awesome,” and “You make a difference.” Every assigned locker in the building sported a heart for the early-morning welcome.

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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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  • Judges Needed for Local Middle School Science & Engineering Fairs

    Judges are needed for upcoming science and engineering fairs to be held at Fauquier County’s five public middle schools. Qualifications include the following: bachelor’s degree or higher in a science, technology, engineering or math field and familiarity with the experimental or engineering design process. Community members are invited to contact the school coordinator for any of the fairs they would be interested in judging:

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  • Judges Needed for Regional Science & Engineering Fair

    Judges are needed for this year’s Fauquier County Regional Science & Engineering Fairs to be held Saturday, March 11 (senior division, grades 9-12) and Saturday, April 29 (junior division, grades 6-8). Qualifications include the following: bachelor’s degree or higher; three years of experience in a related science, technology, engineering or math field; and familiarity with the experimental or engineering design process. Anyone interested in serving as a judge may complete a form at https://goo.gl/forms/EI5Dy1SNmzyV9q1y2.

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  • Eighth Graders to Attend Academic and Career Fair

    Fauquier County Public Schools career and technical education (CTE) programs will host eighth-graders from around the division at the Academic and Career Fair at Fauquier High School on Feb. 15, 2017 (snow date Feb. 16) from 8 a.m. until 2:15 p.m.

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  • MVGS Informational Meeting for Parents of Middle Schoolers

    Parents of middle school students are invited to an informational meeting regarding Mountain Vista Governor’s School on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Fauquier High School auditorium.

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  • Smith Fifth-Grader New FCPS Spelling Bee Champ

    In the 12th round – and by correctly spelling the word “sentries” – Lily Von Herbulis, a fifth-grade student at Smith Elementary School, won the 11th annual FCPS Spelling Bee Jan. 29 at Taylor Middle School.

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