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Welcome to Cherry Run Elementary

Cherry Run Weekly Events

Monday, November 23, 2015
--3rd Grade Rainforest Food Tasting
--Pilgrim Popcorn Party to the grade level who donated the most to ECHO during Compassion in Action Week --Chess Club --Articles due for the December newsletter to Aileen Heberer (

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
--4th Grade has visit from Jon Vrana representing the Burke Historical Society. He will tell the 4th graders about Burke’s past. He will be the 4th grades consultant this year as they prepare to enter a history video contest sponsored by the Virginia Trekkers.
--Guitar Club

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
--Box Tops Before School
--2 Hour Early Release
--NO Yoga Club, NO Drama Club

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

Friday, November 27, 2015
Thanksgiving Holiday –No School


Other CRES News and Information

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) was recently honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for having 146 schools in the division earning ENERGY STAR certification, the most of any school division in the United States and Cherry Run was one of them! Mr. Bibbee was presented with the award during the November 18 PTA meeting. Way to go! To read more, click here:

CHERRY RUN MAKES IT ON THE FCPS HOMEPAGE Mrs. Gatton has been submitting pictures to Fairfax County to be included on the Fairfax County Public Schools Website and this week a photo was selected of some Cherry Run Kindergarten students at Cox Farms. Visit the Schools Gallery, November, to check it out:

CHERRY RUN FAMILIES DONATE HUNDREDS OF ITEMS FOR ECHO "Thank you so much for the kind generosity shared during our SCA’s Food Drive. Our community donated hundreds of food items that will go to ECHO. The SCA will be throwing a Pilgrim Popcorn Party for the winning grade level on Monday, November 23. Thank you again!" Message from Ms. McGuire – KG Teacher and SCA Leader

CHIP BAGS BEING RECYCLED IN THE CAFETERIA Save those chip bags! There are collection bags located in the classrooms and cafeteria. SCA is collecting them for TerraCycle. Questions? Contact Ms. McGuire at

2-Hour Delay March 1 for Presidential Primaries
FCPS just announced there will be a two-hour delay on Tuesday, March 1, in anticipation of high voter turn-out for the Presidential primaries. Cherry Run will start that day at 11:10 a.m. Mark your calendars!



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