January News from the Foundation for FCPS

Thank you to all who donated in December!

Bush Hill students drew the Mona Lisa

Our Annual Appeal in December was a tremendous success. Thanks to you, we raised over $30,000 to help FCPS students thrive!

Save the Date - FCPS Honors is June 7, 2017. 

With over 22,000 employees, FCPS is one of the largest employers in Fairfax County. Every year, excellence in teaching and administration is recognized in a star-studded FCPS Honors event, to be held this year on June 7 at 6:00 pm at Mason's Center for the Arts.

Sponsorships are now available. Your $5,000 contribution allows a top-level executive in your company to present an award to one of our deserving winners! Click here for more information!


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Advertise in the Honors Program!

Show your support of FCPS and its employees with your ad in the FCPS program magazine. Ads can be purchased for as little as $250 and will get your message to over 1,000 attendees, our sponsors, and many others. 

Find out more information on our website !

Get a Haircut and Help Needy FCPS Students!

Once again, we are partnering with Hair Cuttery to provide free hair cuts for our homeless students. Visit Hair Cuttery on February 6-7 for your own cut, and a free one will be donated to FCPS. It couldn't be easier!

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Interim Superintendent Presents FY 2018 Budget to School Board

Interim Superintendent Steven Lockard presented his budget request to the school board on Thursday, January 12. Read more about it here.

Do you have questions about the FCPS budget, how it's compiled, or how it fits into the rest of the county's expenditures? The FCPS website is a great source of useful information to read and to share.

Check it out at https://www.fcps.edu/about-fcps/budget/FY2018

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What does the Foundation for FCPS do?

As the philanthropic arm of the school system, the Foundation focuses its support on programs in three areas: Workforce Development, Employee Recognition, and Kids In Need. More information is on our website, www.fcpsfoundation.org.