The LCPS Letter

  • The LCPS Letter is a twice-monthly newsletter to Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) families and staff! We are very proud of the work taking place in our schools. The LCPS Letter is an excellent way to get relevant news, notices and information about what is happening at LCPS. It will feature student and teacher success stories, vital program information, quick calendar updates and will be an easy way for you to find the information you care about.

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    February 22, 2024 - Newsletter

    January and February are full of weekly budget meetings. Schools, staff and the School Board all work closely to create the LCPS Fiscal Year 2025 Budget. This newsletter includes a video message from Superintendent Aaron Spence about how the budget supports LCPS students and staff. It also includes information about the ALL in VA tutoring plan and two LCPS crossing guards honored by the Virginia Department of Transportation. And comfort dogs visit schools impacted by the tragedy in Sterling.

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    February 8, 2024 - Newsletter

    In February we celebrate Black History Month. In this newsletter, we share a video about the creation and restoration of the Historic Douglass High School, which was the only African American high school in Loudoun County until the end of segregation in 1968. Also, this month we kick off registration for next school year and share details of the budget adopted by the Loudoun County School Board on Feb. 6.

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  • Four students around a table working with a laptop and RC truck

    January 18, 2024 - Newsletter

    With January we see winter weather and the start of the FY2025 budget season. Central to this budget are three priorities: holding students at the center of our work, enhancing staff recruitment and retention and focusing on new initiatives while strengthening existing programs. We will keep you informed as we move through this budget process. Also this month we are sharing additional mental health resources: and Care Solace. Be sure to learn more in this week’s newsletter.

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    January 4, 2024 - Newsletter

    Happy New Year! As we start this new year, our students and teachers are eager to delve into learning. We also have lots of plans and events for the coming year, all of which are designed to strengthen community engagement and support of our students. This year, we will continue to foster collaboration and create an environment where every student feels seen, heard and valued. We look forward to seeing what we will achieve.

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    December 7, 2023 - Newsletter

    With the start of December, our LCPS families and staff begin to think about winter and all that entails including winter holidays and winter weather. This newsletter provides information that addresses both of these hot – or should we say cold! – topics including important information about planning for inclement weather and mental health resources available to students and families during the upcoming winter break. We also introduce the Opioid Awareness Task Forces, which was created to raise awareness about the dangers of opioids and Fentanyl and to provide students and parents with resources.

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  • Three students sitting at a table full of t-shirts

    November 16, 2023 - Newsletter

    As we delve deeper into the second quarter of the 2023/24 school year, students, teachers and schools are achieving great things! This month, student leaders attended the WILD conference, Heritage and Loudoun Valley high schools were named International Baccalaureate schools, LCPS students attended the Inova Dream Big program to learn about healthcare careers and five LCPS earned Purple Star awards.

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  • Elementary school students walking in a parade

    November 2, 2023 - Newsletter

    As we kick off the month of November, we pause to reflect on what we are grateful for. At LCPS we are grateful for our community – teachers, parents, students and community partners – who support the LCPS mission. In this newsletter, we share information about important events, such as the Sheriff’s Office Fentanyl Information Session and news about the recent PEER conference.

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  •  October 19, 2023 - Newsletter

    October 19, 2023 - Newsletter

    In the wake of the violence in the Middle East, Dr. Aaron Spence, LCPS Superintendent, shares a message that reaffirms LCPS' commitment to providing safe spaces for student learning and dialogue. This issue also shares information about LCPS’ Dual Language Immersion program and highlights student achievements from around the county.

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  • Two elementary school students studying with a laptop on a carpet

    October 5, 2023 - Newsletter

    The month of October is prime time for events and fairs. This month, students, parents and community members can participate in two fairs: the Parent Resource Fair invites parents and guardians to learn about services available through LCPS and Loudoun County, and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Showcase aims to educate students and their families about the opportunities available at HBCUs. Plus, LCPS is featured in two school rankings.

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  • Dr. Spence standing next to a projector screen talking to staff members

    September 21, 2023 - Newsletter

    LCPS kicks off the new school year with a technological showcase at the Amazon Web Services Think Big Space at J.L. Simpson Middle. Students and teachers demonstrated how the space’s integrated learning environment – the furniture, technology, and curriculum – work together to support interactive hands-on learning. LCPS also announces its National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.

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