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
On April 9, 2018, Elk Lodge Exalted Ruler, Dennis Henline, and Jane Wine, secretary of Elk Lodge 2382 in Front Royal, VA, delivered 1,644 Virginia Elks safety glasses to Fauquier County Public Schools. The 1,452 glasses were divided among all 11 FCPS elementary schools for use in grades K-5. Each elementary school received 132 glasses for science use. Students will use the remaining 192 glasses in career & technical education classes. These donations were provided through the Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant.
Two students from Fauquier County were special award winners at the 33rd annual Virginia State Science & Engineering Fair (VSSEF) competition at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in Roanoke, VA, on April 14. Maria Cruz Caballero and Amy Lee, 12th graders from Liberty High School, were awarded third place and a $100 cash prize from American Water Works for their project “Pond 2 Potable: Creating a Solar Powered Water Filtration Device”.