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:

  • PTSA All Night Grad Party, an all-night drug-free and alcohol-free celebration for seniors, held the night of graduation.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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!