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April 10: Eid al-Fitr (NO SCHOOL)

April 12: Lorton Station vs. Ft. Belvoir Basketball Game

April 16: Principal Coffee 6 -7 PM (Virtual): What is the SOL and how to help your child prepare for the SOL 

April 15 - 19: Military Family Spirit Week

  • Monday Wear Yellow: Wear yellow in support of our military families
  • Tuesday Camo Day: Wear camo in support of a military branch 
  • Wednesday Purple Up Day: Wear Purple to honor our military branches
  • Thursday Red, White and Blue: Show your patriotic side 
  • Friday Wear Red: Wear red to Remember Everyone Deployed

April 22: Earth Day

April 22 - 23: Passover

April 24: Administrative Professional Day

April 26: Multicultural Night 6 - 8 PM


Join us for the Lorton Station vs. Ft. Belvoir Basketball Game, April 12th @6 PM. Admission is FREE

  • Lorton Station vs Ft. Belvoir BB Game
  • Eid al-Fitr Celebration
  • 2024 Yearbook Sale
  • Solar Eclipse
  • Lexia Parent Night
  • Save the Date: Lorton Station Multicultural Night
  • Month of the Military Child
  • Muslim American Heritage Month
  • Kindergarten Registration
  • Passover


Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr (Half-O Day, Holiday)In Islam, Eid-al-Fitr is a three day festival to mark the end of Ramadan. Muslims dress in new clothes, give charity, and pray in congregation. Eid is celebrated with the exchange of presents and delicious food with family and friends. Read more at

Tuesday, April 9, has been designated as a half-O day. Half-O days are full school days, but important events will not be held after school on those days. Wednesday, April 10, is an FCPS holiday and all schools and offices will be closed. See the complete School Year Calendar

Eid al-Fitr (Medio Día O, Feriado)En la religión Islámica, Eid-al-Fitr es una festividad de tres días que marca el final del Ramadán. Los Musulmanes se visten con ropa nueva, dan donativos y rezan en congregación. El Eid se celebra con el intercambio de regalos y deliciosa comida con familiares y amigos. Para más información, visite Martes, 9 de Abril, ha sido designado como día half-O. Los días "half-O" son días lectivos completos, pero no se llevarán a cabo eventos importantes después de las clases en esos días. Miércoles, 10 de Abril, es un día feriado en FCPS y todas las escuelas y oficinas estarán cerradas. Vea el calendario completo del año escolar.


Yearbook Orders

If you are interested in purchasing a yearbook for the 2023 - 2024 school year, please click on the link in the flyer.



A solar eclipse is happening on April 8, 2024. It's a rare and exciting astronomical phenomenon and one that requires important safety reminders.

Looking directly at the sun, even during an eclipse, can permanently damage your eyes. At Lorton Station, we have been able to collect approved eyewear so that students can safely view the eclipse ONLY while wearing the eyewear.  

Here are some important reminders:

  • Don't look at the sun without approved eyewear. This applies to students and staff, and we encourage you to reinforce it at home. 
  • Regular sunglasses are not good enough. We will be providing eyewear that has been approved for viewing.

Eclipse timing: The eclipse starts around 2:04 p.m., peaks at 3:20 p.m. (which coincides with dismissal for some students), and ends around 4:32 p.m. If you have concerns about your child walking or riding the bus home, please arrange for alternative transportation.

Lexia Parent Night: How We Help Your Child Learn to Read

Attend a virtual information night to learn about Lexia on Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. Participants will discover how FCPS is integrating this program into the classroom to support student literacy growth. Tips for supporting students at home will also be shared. Integrating Lexia into the literacy curriculum aligns with the Virginia Literacy Act, FCPS’ Equitable Access to Literacy, and FCPS’ 2023-30 Strategic Plan Goal 3, which aims to have all students reading on level by the end of third grade. 



Month of the Military Child

April is the Month of the Military Child! Every year we take the opportunity to recognize military-connected youth for their service and contribution to our community. Fairfax County Public Schools is proud to have over 14,000 military-connected youth as a part of our student body. We appreciate the varied life experiences they bring to our school community, and recognize their strength and resilience. Learn more about Month of the Military Child and FCPS’ resources for military families.

Mes de los Hijos de Militares

Abril es el Mes de los Hijos de Militares. Cada año aprovechamos la oportunidad para reconocer a los jóvenes vinculados con el ejército por su servicio y contribución a nuestra comunidad. Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Fairfax se enorgullecen de contar con más de 14,000 jóvenes con vínculos militares como parte de nuestro alumnado. Apreciamos las variadas experiencias de vida que traen a nuestra comunidad escolar, y reconocemos su fortaleza y resistencia.Averigüen más sobre el Mes de los Hijos de Militares y de los recursos de FCPS para familias militares.

Muslim American Heritage Month

Muslim American Heritage Month is a time for celebrating the history, contributions, culture, and an enhanced understanding of the diverse population of Muslim Americans. View the Fairfax County School Board resolution honoring Muslim American Heritage Month.


It’s Kindergarten Registration Time!

Attending kindergarten provides children with an opportunity to learn and practice the essential social, emotional, problem-solving, and self-regulation skills they will use throughout their lives. Our school typically conducts kindergarten registration events, including orientation, in the spring during March or April. Eligible children can also be registered throughout the summer, but registering your child early helps us plan, so that we have the teachers and resources needed on the first day of school. 

Prepare for registration by gathering documents and completing forms. We are happy to support families with registration and the transition to kindergarten. For more information in other languages, visit FCPS’ Kindergarten Registration webpage.

¡Es El Momento de Inscribirse al Kindergarten!

Asistir al kindergarten les ofrece a los niños la oportunidad de aprender y practicar las habilidades sociales, emocionales, de resolución de problemas y de autorregulación que usarán durante toda su vida. Nuestra escuela normalmente lleva a cabo eventos de registro para el kindergarten, incluyendo la orientación, en la primavera durante marzo o abril. Los niños que cumplen con los requisitos también pueden inscribirse durante el verano, pero inscribir a su hijo con anticipación nos ayuda a planificar, de modo que tengamos los maestros y los recursos necesarios el primer día de clases. 

Para prepararse para la inscripción, reúna los documentos y complete los formularios. Estamos encantados de ayudar a las familias con la inscripción y la transición al kindergarten. Para obtener más información en otros idiomas, visite la página web de FCPS Registro para el Kindergarten.



Many Jewish communities in the United States celebrate Passover, a recognition of the deliverance of Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. Passover is also known as Pesah, Pesach, or the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Many Jewish families in the United States eat a ceremonial meal known as the Seder, which involves telling the story of the exodus from Egypt as well as eating various symbolic foods, such as meat of the paschal lamb and bitter herbs, recalling the harsh life of slavery. Learn more about Passover in NatGeo Kids