Academic Tasks – A Focus on 21st Century Skills

Reflecting on elementary school days, most parents remember participating in geography bees, practicing handwriting, and completing worksheets to learn math facts by rote memorization.  If you’ve spent time in your child’s classroom lately or have reviewed student work that comes home, you realize education has changed drastically over the years!  Recently, new research has proven […]

Halloween Fun Night – A Spooky Good Time!!!!

On Friday, October 25th, the FHES PTA hosted our annual Halloween Fun Night and once again it was a huge success!  The turnout was fantastic and families enjoyed face and fingernail painting, a cake walk, good food, a bounce house, a “haunted house”, and many games and activities.  It was wonderful to see all the […]

Advanced Academic Program Screening Parent Referrals for Students New to FCPS

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please note that Advanced Academic parent referrals for students new to FCPS are due by October 25th. Please use the link below to access the parent referral document which can be found on the FCPS website under Advanced Academic Programs. Sincerely yours, Franz Misch AART / STEM Lab Coordinator

The New Mural is Complete!

Mrs. Burgei, artist, just completed our new mural in the main staircase of the building!  It looks absolutely wonderful and truly represents how fortunate we are to have families from all over the world.  Please take a moment to see it for yourself in the near future.  In the meantime, enjoy the pictures below.  Many […]

International Walk to School Day! A Message from our PTA

Wednesday, October 9 is International Walk to School Day!  Walking to school is fun and promotes a sense of joy and independence in children.  It’s good for your health, promotes a cleaner environment, reduces traffic congestion, and promotes community.  PLEASE WALK TO SCHOOL THIS WEDNESDAY!!  If you live too far to walk to school, join us at […]

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