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Welcome to Cherry Run Elementary

Upcoming Events:

October 31st - Wear Black and Orange AND 2 Hour Early Release

Please have your child wear orange and black on Friday, Oct. 31, as the Cherry Run Cardinals say BOO to drugs! Also, it is a 2-hour early student release day because it is the end of the first quarter! Students will be released at 1:40 p.m.

Student Holidays (No School) - November 3rd and 4th


New This Year! Donuts with Dads (or a VIP) - Nov. 11th

Come and share a donut and a drink with your child. Socialize with other dads while enjoying a little quality time with your children. You are also welcome to join your child for their first class of the day. Cafeteria, 8:15-8:45 a.m., or while supplies last. Your oldest child should have received a flyer this week with the details. Please RSVP by Nov. 6 to PTA 1st VP Liz Howard at (Also new this year, will be Muffins with Moms, which will be held in the spring.)


Other Announcements

Google Apps for Education -

FCPS Google Apps for Education (GAE) is an integrated communication and collaboration solution, hosted by Google and managed by FCPS.  GAE allows FCPS students to communicate, store files and collaborate with other students on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school or home. FCPS Google Apps is not accessible by anyone outside of FCPS, so your child will be able to work and collaborate in a safe and secure online environment. Please click the link above to read important information put out by FCPS about GAE. Cherry Run Parent Info Letter

Bring Your Own Device -

The FCPS Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program allows students and staff at Cherry Run to access our wireless network with their personal devices (laptops, netbooks, tablets, smart phones, etc) during the school day for educational purposes. Students may use their own devices to access the internet and collaborate with other students in the classroom. Participating is OPTIONAL.

Please click here to read more information about FCPS BYOD policy.

  • Students/parents are responsible for the security, maintenance, and repair of the device.
  • FCPS staff will not store, support, repair, or troubleshoot student owned devices.
  • Device must be fully charged prior to bringing it to school (no charging during the school day).
  • Student must know how to use device and will connect to the FCPSmobile WiFi using their FCPS domain login.
  • Students are bound to and must comply with FCPS Regulations 6410, 2601, 6401, and DIT Technical Bulletin 302 while on FCPS property, involved in any FCPS sponsored event/activity, or when using FCPS resources, regardless of who owns the computer or device used by student or how it is connected.
  • The FCPS Acceptable Use Policy in the Student Rights and Responsibilities now includes permission for BYOD.
  • Teacher discretion if/when a student is allowed to use their BYOD for instructional use, which does not include phone calls, texting, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Device free zones:  hallways, cafeteria, recess, restrooms, field trips.



Download the new FCPS Mobile App today to stay connected on your mobile device!