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Programs & Services

The PTSA sponsors many programs and services for the Fairfax High School community.  
These are some of the things that the PTSA does:
  
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PTSA All Night Grad Party, an all-night drug-free and alcohol-free celebration for seniors, held the night of graduation

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Hospitality for student, teacher, and staff recognition and appreciation programs, such as the New Parent Orientation Breakfast, Teacher/ Custodian/Cafeteria Appreciation Luncheon, Science Fair, and academic achievement celebrations such as Honor Society receptions

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Education grants for teachers and academic departments to support committees, and regional and state PTA organizations

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Monthly meetings open to all parents, with reports from the principal and discussion of current issues and projects
 
 *  PTSA Volunteerism Scholarships/Awards for graduating seniors 

 *  PTSA Teacher of the Year award 
 
 *  Reflections, a fine arts competition sponsored by the National PTA  
 
 *  Special presentations and forums on issues of interest to parents
 
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 Volunteer opportunities to encourage parents' active involvement in FHS and PTSA  projects and events, and Volunteer Email to let parents know about the range of volunteer options on a regular basis

*   Sponsor programs and events to enhance the social well-being of students and staff

*    Increase volunteer base to strengthen school community
 
*   Collaborate effectively with FHS Booster groups, fellow PTSAs, FHS feeder PTAs, FCPS personnel, School Board members, and elected legislative representatives

*    Increase publicity for FHS events, activities, student, and staff awards

*   Promote tax-deductible donations to provide and fund PTSA programs and events

*   Communicate information received on school enrollment, spaces, potential boundary changes, and other discussions of key issues


PTSA memberships, contributions, and volunteer hours make all this possible!  
You can be a part of this effort by joining the PTSA and working with us!    
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