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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our first make-up day will be Monday, February 17th. THIS WILL BE A FULL DAY OF SCHOOL.
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 […]
A parent may submit a referral for any child currently in grades 2 – 6 to be screened for Advanced Academics. The deadline is February 7th and there will be no extension. Please visit this link for more information: http://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/forms.shtml Any questions should be directed Franz Misch, Advanced Academic Resource Teacher / STEM Lab Coordinator.
Due to the recent school cancellations, there will now be school on the following days: February 17th April 7th Teacher workdays (no school for students) are still scheduled for next Thursday and Friday (January 30 and 31).
Please click on the link below for more information: Supporting School Readiness
Please click on the link below to learn more about the Battle! The information is provided by Battle Coordinator and Reading Specialist, Melissa Rossman. 2013-2014 Battle of the Books list blogpost