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Our Fairfax Villa School Leaders Ms. Ravid's students enjoy using our new Kindles for reading fun. Our kindergarten students shared their love of singing and gingerbread cookies with us. Mrs. Coulter's class joined students around the world to enjoy coding. Mrs. Johnson's 5th graders collaborated and   communicated during their Hour of Code! During the Hour of Code, our sixth graders used laptops and our  new iPads to learn the basics of coding. Mrs. Kinsey introduced our new assistant principal to the students. Mrs. Peake's 4th Graders learned how to code with LightBot. Thanks to our PTA's Boosterthon work last year, we have 15 new iPads to use in our classrooms! Working together creatively makes us better learners. Our visiting Korean teacher taught us many interesting cultural ideas. Our band and strings students entertained us with holiday music.
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Welcome to Fairfax Villa!

Frost MS Information for Grade 6

Our sixth grade parents are invited to a Parent Orientation at Frost Middle School on Thursday, February 5th. The information session for special programs (SPED, ESOL and AAP) will be from 5:15pm - 5:45pm; the main orientation program will be from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. (The snow date is February 12th.)

On Friday, February 13th, the counselors from Frost MS will be visiting our sixth graders here to give them an introduction to the school and to give out course selection materials. On Tuesday, February 24th, our 6th graders will be going to Frost MS in the morning to visit the school.

Look for more information coming home with the 6th graders soon!

AAP Screening for Center Services

The deadline for referring a child in 2nd through 6th grade for AAP Level IV services for the 2015-2016 school year is February 3rd. Forms are due to the school office no later than the end of the school day. For more information on the process, including the forms needed, please visit http://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/forms.shtml

Activate

Our kindergarten and first grade students are again participating in the Activate cognitive training program. If you were not able to attend the parent information meeting in January, here is the overview information presented.

All County Choral Festival

We would like to say a special congratulations to this year's All County Choral Festival participants: Elizabeth, Madeline, Gelela, Jorge, Rachel, Jennifer, Adi, and Sahiba. These student will be representing Fairfax Villa  at the festival on Saturday, April 25th,  under the direction of Guest Conductor Emily Ellsworth.

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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SIS Parent Accounts

As part of the Woodson Pyramid, Fairfax Villa is participating in a pilot program that is providing parent accounts for our FCPS Student Information System (SIS). Each parent will receive a letter in the mail providing a web address, activation key and directions for registering for your account. These letters should arrive by the middle of November. You do not have to come to the school to set up this account.

As another form of communication between parents and Fairfax Villa, this account will enable you to view your student's attendance, report card grades and other information. Click here to view a video about setting up your account and what you will see through the Parent SIS account. Please be aware that there are aspects in the video of what is shown for middle and high school students that are not in the elementary school view.

Click here to read the SIS Parent Account User's Guide.

Advanced Academics Program

Click here for the presentation from our AAP Parent Orientation meeting.

Blackboard Parent View

If you don't have a Blackboard 24/7 Parent View account, go to this site for information on how to start the process to get one. If you have registered/validated a Parent View account previously but need help, contact Barbara Schmidt at bdschmidt@fcps.edu.

Fairfax Villa PTA Website

The Fairfax Villa PTA is excited to announce that our website is ready for viewing. It is still "under construction" but you can find it at https://www.ptboard.com/ptactivity/school/villapta.

The Villa Voice

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

 

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