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Our Kindergarten students thank our wonderful secretaries for all their help. Our 6th Grade Showcase entertained the audience at our 50th Anniversary Celebration. Our 5th grade students created beautiful castles! We were excited to meet Wendy Shang, an author and former Fairfax Villa student! Our fabulous Mrs. Rivera and her co-author discuss their book, The Teachers Want a Snow Day. Congratulations to Cristian and his family for his 2016 Kathy Garland Believe and Achieve Award. Our 6th graders performed DreamWorks Shrek the Musical Jr.
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Welcome to Fairfax Villa!

Summer Information

School's out! Please continue your great work by joining in the "BOOK Your Summer" program...see details below!

Click here to read more about accessing student accounts during the summer. Enjoy Dreambox, Type to Learn, Wixie and myOn all summer!

For school supply lists for 2016-2017, click on the Parents tab on the left.

See you September 6th - have a safe summer!

BOOK Your Summer!

Just as athletes practice their sport to improve, readers need to read often to gain acceleration, skill and accuracy.To encourage summer reading, Fairfax County Public Schools is sponsoring a program for students called READ!


Students mark off squares on a READ! Card as they read different books. As with BINGO, when the squares are marked off, students can be entered to win a prize.

Two prizes that will be awarded to students in our school will be $50 in books, one per grade level, as well as one new laptop computer per school!


The program runs from June 27-September 7, 2016.  Reading lists and a copy of the READ! card will be placed in student report cards.  You can complete the Read! card online or bring it to school prior to September 7th. 

More information can be found at: http://www.fcps.edu/is/book/ .
In addition to “Book Your Summer” you may also participate in a program provided by Fairfax County Public Libraries. Click here for more details:  http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/srp/.
Please contact us, the librarian Robin Mims rbmims@fcps.edu or the reading specialist Laura Cohen, lrcohen@fcps.edu  for further information.

Advanced Academics Information

Screening for Advanced Academics Programs Level IV occurs in the fall for students who are new to FCPS and in the spring for all other students. The next opportunity for students to be screened for level IV services is in the 2016-17 school year. Deadlines will be published on the AAP website in September 2016. Students may be screened for school-based (level II and III) services by submitting a referral to the local school.

Additional information is available in the Parent Information Packet, published on the AAP website, http://www.fcps.edu/is/aap.

Here is the pdf for the information session powerpoint that was shown to parents this school year and here is the continuum of services graphic.

Please contact Morgan Occhuizzo, Advanced Academic Resource Teacher, at mlocchuizzo@fcps.edu if you should have any questions.

Parent SIS and Blackboard 24/7

Just a reminder that parents now use their Parent SIS account username and password for both Parent SIS and Blackboard.

  • If you have forgotten your SIS password, click here and then on Forgot Password on that page.
  • For more information on what is found in the SIS Parent account, click here.
  • To view a video about how to set up your SIS Parent account, click here.
  • To log in to your SIS Parent account, click here.

DREAMBOX

What is Dreambox? DreamBox is a rigorous math curriculum that students access online both at school and at home.  It adapts to meet each student’s educational needs while playing within the program in an engaging learning environment on a desktop computer, laptop or iPad.

Click the following links to read more (in English and Spanish) about Dreambox and how parents can access Dreambox online and on an iPad as well as how to set up their own parent account. If you have any questions about how your student should log in to Dreambox, please contact your child's teacher. For more information, click here to get more Parent Information on Dreambox.

Here is the link for our Fairfax Villa Dreambox login. Have your child enter his or her username and password on the left side of the screen.

Type to Learn 4

Type to Learn 4 is a keyboarding program purchased by our school for home and/or school use. Here is a parent information letter that explains how you can download the program to your home computer and how your students log in to the program. The letter also contains a help link from the company in case you have trouble downloading Type to Learn 4.

Fundraising for Our School

Help us raise money for technology! When you access Amazon.com from this link, up to 8% of your order cost will be donated to Fairfax Villa - at NO extra cost to you!. Spread the word to your family and friends.

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Learn More About Ms. Bumbrey!

Watch this link to learn more about our wonderful principal, Liz Bumbrey. She also explains the importance of communication in this video from IGNITE- the Strategic Plan of FCPS.

The Villa Voice

Click here to read the latest copy of our school newsletter, the Villa Voice.

 

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