Resources exist for parents and students to explore grade level content. The Elementary Progress Report: Grade Level Information website is available on the FCPS internet and aligns grade level content with progress reporting standards. The internet site can be translated into several languages by selecting the globe on the menu bar at the top of […]
The Lego League Club is looking for up to 9 new children to participate in building cool animal-themed robots. Original post: https://hillhighlights.edublogs.org/2016/09/22/lego-league-competition-opportunity-5th-6th-grade/
Your Guide to Halloween Fun! Halloween is just a few days away! It’s time for silly and spooky costumes and fun for kids of all ages. Check out this guide for a list of Halloween-themed events in Fairfax County, as well as costume and trick-or-treating safety tips.
Video: Dyslexia Open House at the Parent Resource Center As part of Dyslexia Awareness Month, the FCPS Parent Resource Center hosted an open house to make parents aware of the clues to dyslexia, including typical strengths and difficulties for all ages of students. Parents also saw demonstrations of assistive technology and watched a live demonstration […]
Calendar Reminder: Schools to Close Two Hours Early on November 4; November 7 and 8 Are Student Holidays All FCPS schools will close two hours early on Friday, November 4, the last day of the first quarter. Schools will be closed for students on November 7 for a school planning day and November 8 for […]
Important Facts About the Meals Tax Referendum Did you know that a meals tax referendum is on the general election ballot on November 8? Here are some important facts: If approved, the meals tax is estimated to generate approximately $99 million in the first year. Seventy percent of the net revenues (approximately $67 million) would […]
Blog by Mr. Misch: As part of the Virginia Ecosystems unit, Ms. Roque’s students hunt for insects in the garden. Found: Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillars, Lady Bugs, Harlequin Beetles (bad for cabbages and Kohlrabi), Cucumber Beetles (bad for cucumbers and melons), a great variety of bees, and one Monarch feeding off of the marigolds.
Blog by Mrs. Trott, Librarian: Book lovers are in for a treat at our upcoming Fall Book Fair, November 14-18th! The library will be filled with an exciting selection of new and popular fiction and nonfiction titles that would make great gifts for students or teachers. Volunteer opportunities abound, whether you would like to help […]