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School and FCPS News
Fashion Careers Classes Partner with Miss Virginia USA
September 08, 2023
Fairfax Academy’s Fashion Careers students collaborated with Miss Virginia USA, Ashley Williams, in project-based learning aimed at pitching original designs for her state costume portion of the upcoming Miss USA pageant.
Program Highlight: Fashion Careers
April 10, 2023
Ms. Barry is thrilled to be teaching the next generation of fashion professionals in the same Academy program that gave her an early jumpstart to her design career. She brings a fresh and up-to-date curriculum for a quickly changing industry to the students. She also encourages students to lean into their own personal style and self-expression. Ms. Barry is passionate about helping students with their college and portfolio application process and scholarship goals.
Program Highlight: Musical Theatre and Actor's Studio
March 13, 2023
The Musical Theatre & Actors Studio [MTAS] is a thriving performing arts program that provides students with one-of-a-kind educational experiences, professional-level training, and unique industry exposure. Professional partnerships are a very special aspect of MTAS. The Tony Award®-winning professional theatre, Signature Theatre, gives our young artists access to Signature's staff and affiliated artists in an unprecedented manner, while Performing Arts Chairs of several colleges and conservatories deliberately plan visits to MTAS to pre-screen and scout students for admission to their programs.
FCPS News and Features
Students Earn AP Capstone Diploma and AP Seminar and Research Certificates
Eighty-six FCPS students earned the Advanced Placement (AP) ® Capstone Diploma and sixteen students earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2022-23 school year.
Gun Violence Prevention Letter
Keeping our students and staff safe in schools is a team effort. We must all work together to support and educate our children.
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).