Fairfax County Association for the Gifted

Fairfax County Association for the Gifted

Building a community of advocates for gifted children and
connecting the people and programs that support them.

The Fairfax County Association for the Gifted (FCAG), is a non-governmental, non-profit organization of parent and student volunteers that supports educational programs for advanced academic students. FCAG's primary activity is advocacy for gifted students. In addition to advocacy, FCAG hosts meetings with distinguished speakers that are free and open to the public, sponsors math contests such as the AMC 8 and AMC 10, and annually hosts a Summer Academic Programs and Enrichment Camp Fair. FCAG also publishes newsletters and hosts a free, online, interactive Yahoo discussion group with over 2000 participants. You do not need to be a resident of Fairfax County to join the organization.

Join FCAG to support these efforts!

Great Math Education: Cultivating Creativity, Joy, and Talent

By Richard Rusczyk, author of several Art of Problem Solving textbooks and co-founder of the Art of Problem Solving online school.

Come join FCAG on Wednesday, September 26th for a lecture and discussion about navigating a great math education from late elementary through high school, and into college, with mathematical puzzles and entertainment for kids! Parents of children in grades 3-8 are encouraged to attend; mathematical content is aimed at children in grades 5-8. Pizza and other snacks (free!) starting at 6:30pm. Discussion/lecture will begin at 7:15pm.

Event will be held at Kings Park Library (9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke VA).

This is a free event and is open to the public. RSVP is required since space is limited. Priority registration open to FCAG members from now until September 17th . After September 17th the event will open to non-members, on a first-come, space-available basis.

RSVP with the number of people attending and kids' ages. fcagevents@gmail.com.

TJ Middle School Information for Class of 2022

Information on the Middle Schools sending students to Thomas Jefferson for the Class of 2022 has been released. Rachel Carson Middle School had the most students accepted (78), followed by Longfellow (62). For additional schools, refer to the full list TJHSST All Middle Schools Class of 2022

Upcoming Events

Great Math Education: Cultivating Creativity, Joy, and Talent
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:30 to 8:30 pm
RSVP required
Kings Park Library (9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke VA)

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