Fall sports activities kick off at Fairfax County Public Colleges

Fall sports begin at Fairfax County Public Schools

FOX 5 is learning new details about what’s coming up for the Fairfax County Public Schools fall sports as it just returns in the second week of February.

FOX 5 is learning new details about what’s coming up for Fairfax County Public Schools fall sports as it just returns in the second week of February.

For starters, games won’t be open to the public – that includes football in Fairfax County.

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Training started on Thursday and will now continue with the first games not far behind.

Westfield High School in Chantilly was just one of several high schools in Fairfax County where various practices are practiced.

FOX 5’s Tisha Lewis reports that all of Fairfax County’s 25 traditional high schools will train on Monday afternoon, albeit with numerous precautions.

The return to university sports will take place in the middle of the school district, which is planning to return students to school from February 16.

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Even so, Fairfax County Public Schools Sports Director Bill Curran says most, if not all, of the games will be closed to the general public.

The return to the sport includes soccer, cheerleading, hockey, and cross-country skiing, among others.

Masks must be worn even when students are playing.

The first high school soccer games across the country will be played in two weeks from February 22nd.

Masks, hand sanitizer, and social distancing for everyone during games and cheerleaders are allowed on the sidelines.

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