A Message from the Fairfax County Park Authority

The Fairfax County Park Authority is offering students two unique recreational opportunities in April.  One is a LEGO design contest, and the other is a mini golf competition.  Information about both is included in the attached flyers.  Proceeds from both competitions will be used to support the county’s athletic field turf replacement initiative (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/tournaments-for-turf). If […]

Book Buddies!

Nothing warms the heart more than seeing our 6th grade students meet with their kindergarten book buddies.  On this occasion, Miss Bresin’s 6th grade class stopped in for some quality reading time with Miss Steiner & Mrs. Wooten’s kindergarten class!

Dr. Seuss Family Literacy Night!

We had an amazing turnout for our first annual Dr. Seuss Family Literacy Night on March 6th!  Many thanks to everyone who played a part in making this event such an incredible success, especially the leadership of Melissa Rossman, Reading Specialist, and Marissa Bonaiuto, 3rd grade teacher.  Below are some pictures that capture some of […]

GMU – STEM Saturday Workshops

There are still few seats available in Game Programming and Cyber Security middle school girls workshops. Both workshops are sponsored by National Center of Women in Information Technology (NCWIT). Scholarships available. Beauty of Joy and Computing workshop is also available. Refer to our website: http://stem.volgenau.gmu.edu/current.html The workshop runs every Saturday from March 1 to April 19th. Following is the schedule – ​ […]

Snow Makeup Days Are June 23, 24

Snow Makeup Days Are June 23, 24 As per the School Board’s approved calendar, the snow makeup days for the February 13 and March 3 snow days will be June 23 and 24. The February 14 and March 4 snow days are not required to be made up. Details will be posted as they become […]

GMU: Volgenau School of Engineering

George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering is offering several STEM Saturday workshops for middle and high school students beginning March 1st. Please share the following website and send the attachment to your families – http://stem.volgenau.gmu.edu/current.html Parents interested in enrolling their children can email me at ksangher@gmu.edu or call me on my cell phone 703-362-2474.   Kamaljeet Sanghera, PhD Exec. Director STEM Outreach, Volgenau School of […]

Flash Forward: The Younger Years

This free event on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, is for parents and educators of elementary and middle school students with IEPs to learn about career and transition options available for students in Fairfax County Public Schools and services available after graduation. Participants will gain insights from a parent panel who will share their perspectives and […]

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