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Fairfax kids could get more sleep under proposal.
thenaturalhorseman April 23, 2014 at 08:13 am
Yes please! My kids would still go to sleep at the same time and would love to not have to catchRead More the bus at 5:50am!
The Convict April 23, 2014 at 11:01 am
Parent your children, Parents. If your kid needs more sleep, then get them to bed earlier.
CS April 23, 2014 at 02:15 pm
Instead of trying to be your kids best friend, get them to bed earlier! I go to bed at around 930pmRead More when I can so that I can get enough sleep to wake up at 530am to get to work by 7am! That's life! Not sure how this helps them prepare for real life where employers don't care about how much sleep you got the night before! This argument is really absurd and a waste of time.
Lunsford Middle Learns the Effects of Bullying
Shaira Leah Gomez April 18, 2014 at 09:26 pm
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Summer will wait one more day.
D. Brown April 12, 2014 at 07:28 am
Why bother? The books and supplies will be packed away. It is just a waste of people's time.
Rolling Thunder 2013 April 12, 2014 at 12:14 pm
@D. Brown. I thoroughly agree. Waste of time and money.
afsheri April 12, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Agree - what is the point? More money spent on opening for a few hours for zero productivity. AddRead More some Saturdays to the schedule between now and then.
School Delay Decision from Fairfax County Schools. Patch File.
The Convict March 19, 2014 at 04:02 am
Yes, I'm sure our lagging performance against other countries can rightly be attributed toRead More weather-related, school opening delays. I don't know about your kids, but mine, instead of walking headlong into traffic in order to get to the bus stop because of a lack of properly cleared sidewalks, went to the YMCA instead. So, while your kid was out there toughening up by standing in the cold, the Delinquents were toughening up in the gym so that they can literally kick the world's ass.
Mike March 20, 2014 at 04:23 pm
Our lagging performance has everything to do with the idiots running Henrdon Elementary. Lots of forRead More sale signs going up this spring as a result! Nice job HE! I see Brenda Wichman was nice enough to perpetuate the whine about the poor kiddies having to stand and walk on snow at the bus stop or on their way to school! OH THE HORROR! Man some parents are freakin...well, you know.
Tara March 20, 2014 at 05:20 pm
I see you like kids.....
Closing/Delay Information for Fairfax County Schools. Patch file photo.
RADIO GUY March 16, 2014 at 07:05 pm
Of course schools should be closed if road conditions endanger school children.
Kathie Diapoulis March 16, 2014 at 07:22 pm
I just got an email from Fairfax County School stating that they were closed tomorrow.
There's a way around the calendar crunch for some snow days: a state waiver. Patch file photo.
Cee IheartNez Carter February 17, 2014 at 11:47 am
Since they are not going to change the date of regularly scheduled testing I don't think that makingRead More up the days do anything good for the students. Unless these days can be made up in advance of the test (sol, ect) so my vote it to not extend school!
MomtoB February 18, 2014 at 03:09 pm
Most schools around the world have classes year round. We have 180 days and then aren't even goingRead More to make up the ten missed days. It's ridiculous. These kids need to be in school. Yes make up the days, go to a longer school year. Make Monday's full day, take away teacher work days and whatever else it takes. There were talks about starting before Labor Day every year - why didn't that take place? Our kids are missing out on education and they need to be in school more to make up for it.
Meg February 19, 2014 at 03:43 pm
Maybe schools should have thought of this before classes were cancelled. There's no reason kidsRead More can't go to school because of the threat of snow. And "storms" where we get 2 inches and classes cancelled are JOKE. And I'm sorry when temps are in the low 20's with windchills in the teens or single digits - that's what layers are for... wear winter clothing and dress for the weather. I have absolutely no sympathy for the kids needing to be in school longer.
School Closings, Delays Info for Fairfax County Public Schools. Patch file photo
Rachel Elizabeth Cargle February 12, 2014 at 05:11 pm
If you are in need of childcare during tomorrows snow day your little ones are invited to The SitterRead More Circle "Snow Day Play Date" Songs, crafts, games, a bounce house and great new friends! Click on the EVENTS page of www.thesittercircle.com for more information!
Mary Ann Barton (Editor) February 12, 2014 at 08:03 pm
Thanks for posting your information Rachel!
Skip Endale February 12, 2014 at 08:35 pm
school closings etc being the know https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/cean/ just sane.
Catholic School Controversy: Paul VI Parents Petition to Halt Move to Loudoun. Screencapture
Sally Sense February 6, 2014 at 08:24 pm
The campaign "Keep PVI in Fairfax" is directed to the Diocese of Arlington Office ofRead More Catholic Schools who made the decision and announcement to move to Loudoun County. We encourage conversation with the school leaders and community leaders as well in the decision making process.
Sally Sense February 8, 2014 at 06:54 pm
The Keep PVI in Fairfax community would like the Diocese of Arlington to answer some questionsRead More regarding the planned move. For example: If space is an issue with the current enrollment, why is building a second school in Loudoun County not an option? What would it take to renovate the current location to meet future needs? What concessions would the city need to make so that you will consider staying in Fairfax City? Will you consider dialog with the families effected by this planned move before proceeding or is this a done deal? As far as we are aware, all communication has been ignored.