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FCPS News and Features
FCPS This Week - September 20, 2023
In this issue, learn about upcoming community conversations with Dr. Reid, a family of educators at FCPS, and a reminder about how to sign the SR&R (which is due September 29).
FCPS Reaches Settlement in Juul Litigation
Fairfax County Public Schools has settled a class-action lawsuit against vaping company Juul Labs, Inc. The money will be allocated to supporting student wellness programs across the division.
On Your Marks: Middle School Athletics Is Off to a Flying Start at Schools Across the County
Middle school athletics began for the first time this week giving students across Fairfax County the opportunity to join extracurricular, cross-country teams.
Teacher Honored by Fred Rogers Institute with Helper Award
It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood at Katherine Johnson Middle School. Science Teacher Eric Haapapuro, known as Mr. H by his students, was honored this week by the Fred Rogers Institute with a Helper Award. Inspired by the legacy of Fred Rogers — a children’s television host and icon of the 20th century — the Helper Award recognizes individuals who care for children in their daily and professional lives.