21 hours ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

What an amazing show of talent at the MAKER Showcase at ACL tonight.

From kindergartners (Sugarland and Goshen Post to name a few) using scratch programs to juniors and seniors at the academies ... See more

1 day ago

Attending Ad-Hoc committee on Special Education. I listened to an very concerned parent who could not get a copy of her son’s records but a request from a private school was honored with no ... See more

1 day ago

I want to thank the Catoctin PTA for offering me time to meet with them tonight. Great conversation and questions from them.

2 days ago
Loudoun Now

Thank you LPD for protecting our students. I fully support the efforts of Josh Thiel for Leesburg, VA and our Town Council for working to get SRO’s in all schools as soon as possible.

Officers responded to a report of a man inside the school carrying a holstered gun.

4 days ago

A relatively quiet week for meetings, see the ones for this week below:

School-Business Partnership Executive
3/21 @ 0800

Ad Hoc Committee on Special Education
3/21 @ 1600

Building resilient ... See more

6 days ago
Loudoun County Public Information Office - Detail Page

Sharing for those of you that were not aware, there are new Social Science and Global Studies textbooks being proposed. Here is a link for more information.

Social Science and Global Studies textbooks that have been recommended for adoption are on display in the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices’ lobby through Tuesday, April ... See more

6 days ago
Claude Moore Awards $60,000 to Title I Schools

Sharing for information.

The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation has awarded the Loudoun Education Foundation a $60,000 grant in support of enhancing quality after-school programs at six Title I elementary schools in the ...

1 week ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

Stopped by today and looked at some of the Science Fair exhibits. Quite impressive. Talking to some of the students was even more impressive. And I have to admit, I had to look up what some of the ... See more

1 week ago

Meetings or events, as posted on the LCPS web site. Note, one of them is at Riverside HS.

School Board Dulles South Area Secondary School Attendance Zone Briefing/Public Hearing
3/11 @ ... See more

1 week ago
Nominating Form

2019 SEAC Awards

Do you know a deserving Staff, Parent, Student or someone else to nominate?


Deadline is rapidly approaching, Friday, March 29, 2019

2 weeks ago

A very good meeting with Kimberly Hough (HR and Talent Development) today.

We talked about multiple topics including:
Minority Hiring
College Visit programs
Declining applicant pool
Applicants not ... See more

2 weeks ago
Hunt District PTA

Very good information about Juuling.

Would you recognize a Juul if you saw it?
Here's insights from our Community Conversation on Wednesday with Loudoun County Sheriff's Office

The green piece is the Juul pod, which is a brand of ... See more

2 weeks ago
Photos from Joe Newcomer's post

Great meeting with Pamela Croft at Tuscarora HS. Discussed a variety of topics including hiring, security, staffing, testing and SOL’s, communications and the new county web site, among other ... See more

2 weeks ago

Attended the Communications and Outreach Committee meeting today. The meeting started 10 inutes late as only 1 board member was present at 5:30.

During the meeting there was interesting ... See more

2 weeks ago
Academies of Loudoun / Homepage

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The Academies of Loudoun admissions window is now open for fall 2019 admissions (for Advanced AET and MATA programs). Applications will be accepted until noon on ... See more

The mission of the Academies of Loudoun is to empower students to explore, research, collaborate, innovate, and to make meaningful contributions to the world in the fields of science, technology, ... See more

2 weeks ago

LCPS Committee or other meetings for the week of 3/4/19:

Ad hoc committee on Acacdemies of Loudoun
3/4 @ 1700

Communications & Outreach Committee Meeting
3/4 @ 1730

Special Mtg of the School ... See more

2 weeks ago
Black Panthers storm Madison Trust Elementary in Loudoun County

Assuming the story is true, awaiting LCSO to confirm, this is extremely troubling. Student safety and education, above all else comes first.

Loudoun schools desperately need SRO's in every school

2 weeks ago
Know! Momo and Her Deadly Challenge to Youth | Ohio Department of Education

An LCPS Message to Parents About Momo Challenge

Loudoun County Public Schools has received questions from parents and students about the “Momo Challenge.”

In an effort to educate our community ... See more

The Prevention Action Alliance previously shared information on a dangerous internet game called the Blue Whale Challenge. It involves acts of self-harm and, ultimately, to win the game is to take ... See more

2 weeks ago
Loudoun Freedom Center, NAACP left off Loudoun School Board's ad hoc committee on racial equity

Assuming the article is correct, this is unacceptable. Of all organizations, they should be at the forefront. Pastor Michelle C. Thomas indicates it was an intentional act.

The first meeting of the Loudoun County Public Schools ad hoc committee on racial equity will be held on April 4, but the gathering will be without any set-in-stone representation