Exit Tickets – Checking for Student Understanding

Blog by Miss Morton, Instructional Coach: This year at Freedom Hill, all classrooms are utilizing Exit Tickets to check for student understanding.  After the teacher presents a focus lesson, the students answer a few questions or solve problems regarding the new content.  This brief check-in gives the teacher a snapshot of student understanding to plan […]

Fairfax County Public Schools Career Academies’ Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Health Sciences (STEM-H) Expo

My wife Erin is a Career Experience Specialist for the Fairfax High School Academy.  Below is some information that she asked me to post for your consideration.  Thank you! -Mr. Bloom ——————————————- As a partner in education, a college, entrepreneur, private office, clinic, hospital, business or non-profit organization we are seeking your support for the […]

A Message from the PTA: Read-A-Thon!!!

Get excited for Read-A-Thon:  Our Olympic-themed Read-a-Thon kickoffs on February 7.   Our staff and the PTA Board are excited to kick of this new endeavor with dual goals:  increase reading and raise much needed funds.   Everyone can participate and win prizes just by reading! We have school-wide goal of reading 225,000 minutes.  If […]

A Message from the PTA: Family Dinner Out!

Join us for our next Family Dinner Out at Elevation Burger in Vienna on February 5. Elevation Burger in Vienna is generously donating 10% of sales on Wedenesday, February 5, ALL DAY from 11:00am-9:00pm, to Freedom Hill’s PTA. All we have to do is mention that we are supporting Freedom Hill and drop our receipts in the […]

STEM Lab: Windmills!

From Mr. Misch, AART & STEM Lab Coordinator: During the second grading period, both the fourth and sixth grades have had weather as a science topic. To complement this unit of study, the students constructed windmills in STEM lab. The students designed their windmills to lift a weight as quickly as possible. Teams were able […]

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