The FCPS Family Engagement Survey Is Open
The FCPS Family Engagement Survey is open Sunday, March 24 through Friday, April 12. This is an opportunity to share your thoughts on school communications and relationships, opportunities to participate, student success, and more.
FCPS is very interested in hearing what our families have to say, please take a few minutes and complete this short survey.
Your input will be used to strengthen family engagement and foster a Caring Culture as outlined in our Strategic Plan. Click here for more informaton [...]
Support Local Families in Need During SCA's Spring Drive
The SCA is sponsoring a collection of new items for residents of the Embry Rucker Shelter in Reston from March 25 through April 11. Collection boxes will be in each BEA. Suggested items include:
Grade K-2: Art supplies (markers, colored pencils, glue sticks, construction paper)
Grade 3-4: Batteries (AA and AAA), towels/wash cloths, twin sheets and pillow cases, baby blankets, bibs
Grade 5-6: Deoderant, shower gel, kids' socks, rain gear/ponchos
Volunteer to Make Field Day a Success!
Please volunteer to support Field Day on Tuesday, April 9th. Our older students, 4th-6th grade, will have field day from 9:00-11:00 AM, and our 1st-3rd graders will have field day in the afternoon from 1:00-3:00 PM. Kindergarten will have a separate field day, and volunteer sign-ups will be shared at a later date). We are in need of some wonderful volunteers to help this event be a successful and fun one for our students. Click here for more information and for the sign-up link.
Join Us for the Kindergarten Round-Up
The orientation meeting for parents of incoming kindergarten students, our “Kindergarten Roundup”, will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 9:00-10:30 AM in the school cafeteria. School personnel will be available to help you register your child. Registrations will begin at 9:00 a.m., and a short orientation meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. [...]
Support the SCA by Purchasing a Pencil
Buy a pencil in the front lobby during spirit week (April 8 - April 12) to support the SCA in its fundraising efforts to purchase new soccer nets! Pencils will be on sale from 8:20-8:35 AM, and all items are between $0.50 and $1.00.
Show Your School Spirit During SCA Spirit Week
The SCA is hosting spirit week from April 8 -April 12! Please show your spirit and wear school-appropriate clothing.
Monday, April 8: Tie Dye Day
Tuesday, April 9: Favorite Food Day
Wednesday, April 10: Costume Day
Thursday, April 11: Teachers Dress as Students/Students Dress as Teachers
Friday, April 12: Pajama Day
Participate in Reading Makes Cents
Help earn free books for the library by encouraging your child in kindergarten through fifth grade to read (or listen to) 5 books as explained in the e-mail sent home by our librarian, Shelly Ryan-Schrader. More information [...]
Save the Date: Dining for Dollars at Baskin Robbins
On April 3 from 4-8 PM, stop by Baskin Robbins at the Franklin Farm shopping center. Teachers will be behind the counter scooping ice cream, get your face painted and your picture taken with Foxy. We will be raffling off two ice cream cakes. Tickets will be $1 each or $5 for 7. We hope to see you there!
See the Latest Fox Mill News
Take a look at our recent Fox Mill Focus newsletter, as well as other news sent through the News You Choose email.
Open House/Back to School: August 2018
The format for Open House and Back to School has changed for the upcoming school year.
Both events will take place on August 23, 2018. Below is the schedule:
8:30-9:00 - Open House (Students meet their teacher and drop off school supplies)
9:00-10:00 Back to School Day Presentations (Teachers present classroom routines and curriculum overview)
2:30-3:00 - Open House (Students meet their teacher and drop off school supplies)
3:00-4:00 - Back to School Day (Teachers present classroom routines and curriculum overview)
Students are welcome to attend Back to School presentations in their classrooms. Our specialists will also have activities planned for students who chose not to attend the Back to School presentations. More details to follow in our August letter.