2014-2015 Curriculum Information
- 2014-2015 Course Catalog (pdf)
- Rising 7th Grade Orientation Presentation (pdf)
- Rising 7th Grade Course Selection Sheet (pdf)
- Rising 8th Grade Orientation Presentation (pdf)
- Rising 8th Grade Course Selection Sheet (pdf)
Cooper's Level IV Experience Information Night:
Thank you to all of the parents and guardians who joined us on to learn about Cooper's Level IV Experience! You can review the presentation by clicking on the link below. We look forward to welcoming your students next year!
Cooper Level IV YouTube Video
Cooper Level IV Experience Prezi Presentation (no audio)
Cooper attended its first Regional Science Olympiad competition on February 22nd. The students had a fantastic time while earning 15 medals in a variety of events. Their overall score allowed them to qualify for the state competition which will take place on March 22nd. Congratulations to the following students on his/her participation in this achievement.
Nihith Chaturvedula, Zubair Choudhury, Grace Gent, Ben Howlett, Nico Ildari, Chichi Illoh, Leo Mahdessian, Nick Mill, Josh Mireles, Lindsay Nyquist, Ross Pickei, Torrey Snyder, Zach Sutton, Peter Swaak, Sammy Thomas,and Eliza Young
Congratulations to Min Lee, Jean Cho, Tarra Olfat, Christopher Fox and Zhenya Dodzin who were selected to participate in District XII Honors Orchestra 2014.
Congratulations to the following students for their performance in the American Mathematics competition.
8th Grade Medal Winners
Gold: Grace Gent and Yoonsuh Lee
Silver: Pierce Gallo and Do Yoon Sung
Bronze: Borah Choe
7th Grade Medal Winners
Gold: Eliza Seigel
Silver: Cristobal Ruiz, Jack Bennett & Mary Watson
Bronze: Shogo Takeuchi
Cooper Students Attend Model UN
Ben Howlett, Matteo de Laurentis, Bijan Borouom, Izzie Harman, Lauren Markwart and Emily Kruse were assigned countries, and provided background papers prior to the conference. They researched their topics and wrote position papers for their country based on their research. The students spent the weekend debating everything from blockades in the Strait of Hormuz, to human trafficking, and using food as a weapon. The students defended their country’s policies and positions, formed alliances with other countries, and dealt with unexpected crisis such as hostage negotiations, and suicide bombers.
The students partnered with Longfellow Middle School for the Trivia Competition, and walked away with first place.
Cooper Makes the News:
Cooper is in the news. Read about journalist Christine Brennan's visit with the Cooper journalism students. Also, see the articles about our courtyard makeover and the C-SPAN bus visiting our students.
Blackboard Mobile App:
New for the 2013-2014 school year FCPS middle and high school students have an opportunity to utilize the Blackboard Mobile Learn App, which provides students access to FCPS 24-7 courses through their iOS or Android phone or tablet.
FCPS 24-7 Mobile is a valuable tool to keep students connected to their courses.
Using the mobile app students will be able to:
- Check announcements
- Check assignments
- Take Blackboard tests (not tests in Horizon)
- View documents
- Create discussion posts and journal entries and comment on blogs
- Upload content available on your device, such as pictures
To utilize the app, students will need to find the Blackboard Mobile Learn App in the Google Play or iTunes App store. Students will download the Blackboard app, and search for the school “Fairfax County Public Schools, VA”. There is no charge to use the app. Once the app is downloaded and installed then the student will log into the app using his/her FCPS 24-7 username and password.
Are you thinking of purchasing an new computer for your child or are you in need of upgrading your software? Before you go out and buy anything, make sure to check out the FCPS website’s Technology@Home page to find information on how to get discounts on software, smartphones, and Dell and HP computer equipment. http://www.fcps.edu/it/technology/TechnologyHome.shtml
Personal Devices at Cooper:
FCPS is allowing students to bring their Personally Owned Devices (POD) to school for instructional use in the classroom. To find out more about the registration process and the devices that are allowed at Cooper please click the following link. Cooper POD Information
Please see Mr. Cunningham or Mrs. Dorman in room 201 to register a device.
For more information please visit the KIT website by clicking the link or the the KIT icon to the right. Stay Informed: Parents do you want to stay informed? Here are the links to directions on registering for Keep in Touch, and Parent View (pdf)
Registering a New Student:
For information on registering a new student at Cooper for the 2013-2014 school year please click on Student Services in the menu bar.
Online Opening Info: Cooper Online Opening and Summer Required Curriculum and Enrichment Information pages.