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Announcements

Upcoming Dates:

TJHSST Info for 7th Grade Students and Parents
Wednesday January 7th, 2:40-3:20

Level IV Parent Information Night at Cooper
February 5, 7:00 p.m.

Elementary School Visits for rising 7th Grade course selection:

Churchill Road: February 17
Colvin Run: February 17
Great Falls: February 18
Spring Hill: February 18
Forestville: February 19
Franklin Sherman: February 19

Langley Counselors with rising 9th Graders for course selection registration
                  February 3rd & 4th

Cooper Counselors with rising 8th Graders for course selection registration
                   February 23rd & 24th

Rising 7th Grade Elective Fair
                   February 19th, 6:30-8:00 (snow date February 26th 6:30)

Rising 7th Grade Curriculum Coffee
                   February 11th, 9:30-10:30

Rising 7th Grade Curriculum Night
                   February 12th, 6:30-7:30

Rising 8th Grade Curriculum Coffee
                   February 25th 9:30-10:30 

For more information about Advanced Academics and the Cooper Level IV program please click on Advanced Academics on the main menu to left on the website.

Rising Freshman Orientation Program:

The parents of rising freshmen are cordially Invited to attend a Freshmen Orientation Program on January 15, 2015 at 7:00PM in the Langley High School cafeteria. (Snow Date: January 22,2015 in the Library)

Digital Resources:

FCPS offers many digital resources that students and parents can use throughout the school year and summer months. Some of the resources include:

Blackboard Mobile App:
New for the 2014-2015 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.

Technology@Home Program:
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:
Fairfax County Public Schools is committed to assisting students and staff in creating a 21st century learning environment. In efforts to support this progress, students will be able to access our wireless network with their personal devices (laptops, netbooks, tablets, smart phones, etc) during the school day. With classroom teacher approval, students may bring and use their own devices to access the internet and collaborate with other students. By allowing students to use their own technology on campus we are hoping to increase the access all students have to the technology they need to succeed.

Please see Mr. Cunningham or Mrs. Dorman in room 201 if you need help accessing the wireless network on your device.

Other Resources:

KIT Information:
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.

Registering a New Student:

For information on registering a new student at Cooper please click on Student Services in the menu bar. To find many of the Cooper, FCPS, and PTO forms click on Online Opening Information .

Current Newsletter:

November 24th

Click here to check out the Cooper PTO site: http://cooperpto.org