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
The Fauquier County Public Schools Division Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at 10 a.m. In the event of school cancellation, the bee will take place on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Unlike previous years, competing students will receive instructions from their school bee coordinator for reporting to their individual schools by 9 a.m. to register and log into the virtual platform. The bee will be livestreamed for public viewing at www.fcps1.org/spellingbee.
For planning purposes for friends and family, Fauquier County Public Schools is announcing a tentative schedule of graduation dates for the Class of 2021. The school division anticipates that high school graduation dates will be as follows: Monday, May 24 – Southeastern Alternative School (time TBD) Tuesday, May 25 – Kettle Run High School at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 26 – Fauquier High School at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 27 – Liberty High School at 7 p.m.
Fauquier County Public Schools has named Mrs. Denise L. Sandlin as its new assistant superintendent for business and planning. Dr. David Jeck, division superintendent, announced her appointment during the Fauquier County School Board meeting on February 8. Effective February 15, Sandlin, 62, will fill the position vacated in December by Prashant Shrestha.
It did not take long for FCPS educators to receive their first shots once Governor Northam announced that K12 teachers/staff would be included in the 1B group of essential workers. Within a week, the first doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered to school division staff. Days later, hundreds of FCPS educators had received their vaccine, with hundreds of more vaccinations scheduled.
Mountain Vista Governor’s School (MVGS) is a regional program for academically talented and highly motivated students in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. Science, mathematics, humanities, and research courses are uniquely integrated to provide a college-level, project-based learning environment.