FCPS This Week - Special First Day Edition!

Happy First Day Fairfax!

There were celebrations across Fairfax County this morning as students greeted their classmates and teachers and administrators welcomed them back to the classroom. Students arrived at Fairfax County schools this morning, excited and ready to learn!

Enjoy some highlights from #FirstDayFairfax on social media, or visit our website for more photos.

A mother says goodbye to her son on his first day of school. Link to vide.

Highlights, sights and sounds from a great first day of school at FCPS.

Dr. Michelle Reid high fives a young student arriving at school.

Dr. Michelle Reid high fives a young student arriving at Forestdale Elementary School in Springfield. She traveled across the county meeting students and families today on her own “first day” of school since becoming our superintendent.

A teacher smiles with both hands raised before her class.

At Forestdale, Erin Criss’ third-grade class is off to an energetic start.

A group of smiling cheerleaders

Cheerleaders provided a festive atmosphere for morning news crews covering the first day of school at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke.

A Woodson student holds a brass instrument while being interviewed for the news.

Woodson High School in Fairfax and Langley High School in McLean also hosted morning news crews, sharing their first-day excitement across the area.

A news team goes live in front of Langley High school on the first day of school

A rush of children come off school buses.

For more first day of school photos, go to the FCPS website to check out a photo gallery, or visit Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and search for #FirstDayFairfax.

A middle school male student walks to school while smiling

Welcome Back, From the Superintendent

Dr. Michelle C. Reid, Superintendent - Link to welcome back video

Last night, FCPS Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid shared this welcome back message with students, staff, and families.

Thank You!

A balloon sign reads "welcome" over two students walking down the hall

Thank you, FCPS staff and families, for your continued commitment as you prepared for a successful start to the 2022-23 school year. Today is possible because of the dedication of the team of educators and staff that make FCPS a great place to learn and work and the patience and resilience of our families.

A cafeteria worker stands next to a cart of student breakfasts

Have a great 2022-23 school year!

A smiling custodial worker

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