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2/23: PTA Family Bingo Night 5:45 PM
2/26: Rising 7th Grade Special Education Services Information Night
Frost MS 6:00-7:00 PM
2/27: Spring Picture Day-Volunteer Here
3/5: Student Holiday-Staff Planning Day
3/7: Power of Words Family Night 6:00 (flyer below-RSVP here)
3/22: End of 3rd Quarter
3/25-3/29: Spring Break-School and Offices Closed
4/1, 4/2: Student Holidays
Woodson Math Honor Society students ran an after-school event for 4th and 5th grade students this week. It was such a fun and exciting enrichment experience!Notes from the Administration
Dear CWES Families,
We're looking forward to seeing many of you at Bingo Night tonight for an evening of fun and camaraderie! It's a fantastic opportunity to catch up with familiar faces, share laughs, and enjoy each other's company outside the classroom. Thank you to all our volunteers who have worked so hard putting this event together!
Today we had an assembly where we reviewed our Student Rights and Responsibilities and the connection to our PAWS expectations. We hope you will continue to support the conversation at home. Below are some questions you might considering asking your child about PAWS in the hallway.
- How do you travel through the school when you aren't with your teacher?
- Why is it important to keep quiet in the hallway?
- What are some examples of silent greetings you use?
- How can we demonstrate respect for our peers, teachers, and school environment in the hallway?
Message from our Get 2 Green Team:
As you're aware, our students put in tremendous effort to establish a watershed garden on our school premises last fall. Despite the diligent work of many students in spreading mulch around the garden, we still have a pile remaining. Now, we're reaching out to our community for assistance.
On Wednesday, February 28th, and Friday, March 1st, at 4:15 PM, the Get 2 Green Team will be in the garden, seeking volunteers to assist in moving the remaining mulch. Whether young or old, all are welcome to join us. We have equipment such as wheelbarrows, buckets, and shovels ready; all we need now are eager helpers.
Thank you for contributing to the growth of our garden and community!
Have a wonderful weekend,
Leslie Malkowski, Mindy Milliron, and Kristi McGeehan
CWES Administrative TeamSpring 2024 SOL Testing Dates
This Spring, our third through fifth graders will take the Virginia Standards of Learning Assessment. See below for the specific test dates and do your best to avoid scheduling appointments for your student on those days. If you have questions, reach out to Mindy Milliron and Kristi McGeehan, School Testing Coordinators.
Spring 24 SOL DatesFamily Engagement Survey to Open March 3
FCPS is partnering with independent research firm K12 Insight to administer a Family Engagement Survey, which will be open from Sunday, March 3, to Friday, March 22. Your feedback is critical in helping FCPS to better recognize, understand, respect, and address family strengths and needs throughout the district. Survey topics include:
- Welcoming environment
- Student success
- Family and school partnerships
- Community partnerships
The survey will be available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Pashto, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
Parents/caregivers will receive the survey link via email from K12 Insight. A public link will also be posted on FCPS’ website. Paper surveys will be available in our front office. Please stay tuned for more information.🎤 Our Schools, Our Future: Community Conversations Continue
Join Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid for Our Schools, Our Future – A Community Conversation. Your voice matters! Share your thoughts about FCPS and bring your questions to a conversation on:
- Tuesday, April 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Graham Road Elementary School.
- Tuesday, April 30, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at South County Middle School.
- Thursday, May 2, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Terraset Elementary School.
- Wednesday, May 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Hybla Valley Elementary School.
- Thursday, May 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Poe Middle School.
- Tuesday, May 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Katherine Johnson Middle School.
Pre-registration for a Community Conversation is not required but will help FCPS plan. Childcare and interpretation services will be provided for all events based on staff availability. Events are open to all. Learn about other opportunities to connect with Dr. Reid.🧸 Kindergarten Registration: It’s as Easy as 1-2-3…
There’s an easy five-step process for parents wanting to register their child for kindergarten:
- Determine eligibility.
- Identify your local school.
- Gather documents.
- Fill out forms.
- Schedule an appointment. Please contact Amy Decatur, our Student Information Assistant, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 703-764-5600 to set up an appointment
After the appointment at the school (the student and one caregiver must be present), the student will be ready for orientation, Bridge to Kindergarten, or any other introductory events each school may host. Read more about the registration process.
💭 Share Your Thoughts on Schoology
FCPS will be conducting voluntary, anonymous surveys on the use of Schoology from Monday, March 11, to Friday, March 22. Surveys will be delivered to:
- Elementary students (grades 3-6) through the Schoology App Center.
- Secondary students via email from Naviance.
Student feedback will inform the school division’s use of Schoology and help improve its processes, communication, and professional learning for staff. FCPS’ Instructional Services Department will also be reaching out to families through focus groups.
Please contact [email protected] if you have questions.FCPS Cares
The FCPS CARES Program is an opportunity for parents, staff, and community members to recognize FCPS employees for going above and beyond to help others and show they care. We invite you to submit your story, so we can all acknowledge the good work of FCPS employees, specifically at Canterbury Woods ES.