Money Raised By “Soap For Hope” Drive In Fairfax County

A Fairfax County, Virginia, teacher found out that almost a quarter of his students had a parent who lost a job because of the pandemic, he decided to do something about it. He and his class launched a unique project to help them. David Kelly and his eighth-grade science students at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke started a GoFundMe drive called Soap For Hope. Kelly said, “We’re using our chemistry skills that they’ve learned to make soap”. Continue reading

High School Students From Fairfax County Invited To Japan Through Kakehashi Project

Students of high school from Fairfax County will be traveling to Japan on the invitation from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Kakehashi Project. The selected students are from Lake Braddock Secondary School, Hayfield Secondary School, Langley High School, and Thomas Jefferson High School. Their selection was based on their performance in this spring’s National Japan Bowl. Continue reading

School Bus Tracking App Being Introduced By Fairfax County Public School System

Students and parents in Fairfax County won’t have to wonder anymore that how long will it take for the school bus to arrive. It has become possible with the help of a new app. The app is named as “Here Comes The Bus” and is being introduced by the Fairfax County Public School system. The app will track the school bus thus relieving the families from worrying about the arrival of the bus. Continue reading