Fairfax High School PTSA













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Support FHS Students and Teachers and Donate today!

We are 50% of the way to our $3,000 fundraising goal to fully fund the PTSA budget. The Parent Teacher Student Association supports FHS by funding school functions (eg. college admission officer speakers) and supporting wellness, diversity and volunteerism. The PTSA rewards academic achievement, offers student scholarships and funds classroom grants, teacher appreciation events and the FHS Food Bank. We rely entirely on membership dues and donations to fund the PTSA budget, and as a 501(c)3, your donation is tax deductible. For details on how the funds are spent, see the proposed budget Fairfax High School PTSA - Bylaws & Budget (fairfaxptsa.org)


DONATE TO THE PTSA TODAY!

Your generous donations are the primary source of funding for all PTSA activities. Please consider donating to our NO FUSS FUNDRAISER going on now! Our goal is the raise $3000 to help fund our operating budget for the 2022-23 school year. Thank you for your generous support of the FHS Community!


PTSA Membership Raffle!!

Join the Parent Teacher Student Association today to support FHS and BE ENTERED TO WIN ONE OF SEVERAL PRIZES AVAILABLE IN THIS YEARS MEMBERSHIP RAFFLE.

First drawing to be held on August 31st, with additional drawings to be held in September 14. Sign up each parent or guardian and FHS student TODAY at MemberHub for the most chances to win! Membership dues may be paid online or by check to FHS PTSA: Parent/Adult: $15, Teacher/Staff: $10, FHS Student: $6.

All individual memberships received by midnight the night before the drawing are entered to win. Open to all 2022-23 FHS PTSA members, including staff, students, parents and PTSA board members. Winners will be announced in the weekly PTSA and/or Principal’s email.

The first 169 members of the PTSA were eligible for the membership raffle on held on 8/31/22.  The winners are: Ellen Underwood- Football Booster Card, Jennifer Seifert- 2 tickets to the FHS fall play, Ellen Parry and Sandy Murray- free Bundtlets from Nothing Bundt Cakes. (Check your email for a message on how to claim your prize.)

 The next membership raffle will be held Wednesday, Sept 14th, so join and make a donation today at  www.fairfaxPTSA.org  to be entered to win while supporting FHS programs!!  Prizes include an FHS sweatshirt, an FHS tote bag and another Bundtlet from Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Drawing Dates:

8/31- (member by 8/30)

Booster discount card (1)

2 tickets to the Fairfax Players fall play. (1)

Nothing Bundt Cakes- bundtlets (2)

9/14 (member by 9/13)

Fairfax tote bag

Fairfax lanyard

Nothing Bundt Cake Bundtlet


Don’t forget to sign up to receive the weekly PTSA emails when you’re signing up to receive FHS News and Announcements through “News You Choose.” Fairfax County Public Schools (govdelivery.com)


Mission

The Parent Teacher Student Association PTSA welcomes ALL parents to create a supportive community. The PTSA supports the ENTIRE school community, including students, staff, and parents. Help us continue to provide excellent programming and fund student activities and teacher grants - join the PTSA today.

National PTA Mission Statement & Values

About Us

The Parent Teacher Student Association keeps you informed and involved at FHS! Membership dues directly support FHS students and teachers, funding school functions like guest speakers, Teacher Appreciation and student scholarships and awards. Let us help you get connected with the things that your student enjoys and build a supportive community.Join us at PTSA meetings the 3rd Tuesday of the month to add to the conversation, hear valuable updates and a report from our principal.All parents can get involved at Fairfax. Volunteer opportunities are year-round, daytime, evenings and weekends!Fairfax PTSA is a 501(c)(3) organization so your donation is tax deductible.

Click HERE for 2022 - 2023 PTSA Meeting Schedule

UPCOMING PTSA & FHS EVENTS

Principal’s Coffee this Friday

The first Parent Coffee of the year is Friday, September 9th, at 7:30am in the FHS library. This is an informal way to meet the principal and other staff members, chat with fellow parents, and find out what is going on at school. Please join us!


SAT & ACT Practice Tests

On Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 9am the Fairfax High School Academic Boosters will again be partnering with Applerouth Tutoring to offer Mock SAT and ACT exams.


This is a perfect opportunity for students who haven’t started their testing to become familiar with the format in a stress-free environment at FHS for only $25. We will also offer the Mock ACT for students who have already taken the SAT and wish to see if the ACT might be right for them.


Students are encouraged to take a practice test before attempting the actual exam. They may select either the SAT or the ACT practice test. Students will receive detailed score reports to help them determine which areas they need to study.


To register, go to:

http://www.applerouth.com/schools/8801/

SAT code: M515725

ACT code:M515736


Can’t make this date? Future test date @ Fairfax on Saturday, March 18, 2023

SAT code: M515738

ACT code: M515740


Questions: Academicboosters@fairfaxptsa.org



Job Opportunity at FHS: Hourly position available in the Assessment Office


The testing coordinator assists the assessment coach with planning, organizing, and coordinating HS test administration within the school. This includes managing logistics, maintaining security of testing materials, ensuring that students receive the appropriate testing accommodations, administering and proctoring exams and communicating with families and staff.


If interested, please send your resume to Leslie Trieu at latrieu@fcps.edu.



Purchase your Lions Pass


The Lions Pass is an electronic ticket that will admit you to every HOME regular season athletic event for the 2022-23 school year! This $50 pass helps you skip the line at any regular season home game and helps fund the equipment, uniforms and overall field and court maintenance at FHS! Parents and students can support our athletic programs and come cheer our Lions on to victory! LIONS PASS LINK


Upcoming events:

  • September 9: Principal’s Coffee 7:30-8:30am FHS Library

  • September 16: Ignite & Excite - Club Fair and FHS Football's 1st Home Game

  • September 17: Mock SAT/ACT

  • September 20: First PTSA meeting 7pm in the library

  • September 21: All Night Grad meeting 7pm FHS library

  • September 23: Homecoming Parade

  • September 24: Homecoming Dance

Welcome Parents! 2022.pptx

Fairfax City state of the schools report

Every summer, Fairfax City Schools publishes the State of the Schools Report. Please click below to learn more about our school board, our schools and our community!


https://www.cityoffairfaxschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1662463&type=d&pREC_ID=1810804

2022stateoftheschools-2.pdf