Kings Glen recieves 2013 Board of Education Distinguished Achievement Award
Kings Glen was one of seventeen Fairfax County public schools to receivethe 2013 Board of Education
Distinguished Achievement Award, a recognition of schools that have met all
state and federal benchmarks for at least two consecutive years and are making
progress toward designated goals. Additional information about the program is available online at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/statistics_reports/va_index_performance_awards/index.shtml.
Review our April News & Calendar for information on upcoming school events. For customized info about your child’s classroom log onto the
FCPS 24-7 Learning
If your child is sick please call the Kings Glen Absentee Line at 703-239-4040 or e-mail the office at KGNotes@fcps.edu .
Review the new My FCPS -Family for information for parents and families. Take a look at the 2013-2014 school calendar.
Practice SOL tests are located here
Released SOL tests from previous years are located here
VDOE's Online Writing English SOL Resource page is here
Tuesday, May 14: 5 th Grade Reading (AM)
SOL Testing Schedule:
Wednesday, May 15: 5 th Grade Reading (AM)
Thursday, May 16: 4 th Grade Reading (AM)
Friday, May 17: 4 th Grade Reading (AM)
Monday, May 20: 4 th Grade VA Studies (Antonelli, Smith, Zwilling)
Tuesday, May 21: 6th Gr Reading (AM); 4th Gr VA Studies (Edge, Hettema,Jackson) (PM)
Wednesday, May 22: 6 th Grade Reading (AM)
Thursday, May 23: 5 th Grade Math (AM)
Friday, May 24: 5 th Grade Math (AM)
Monday, May 27: Memorial Day Holiday
Tuesday, May 28: 6 th Grade Math (AM); 5 th Grade Science (PM)
Wednesday, May 29: 6 th Grade Math (AM); 5 th Grade Science (PM)
Thursday, May 30: 4 th Grade Math (AM)
Friday, May 31: 4 th Grade Math (AM)
Tuesday, June 4: 6 TH Grade History (AM) & (PM)
Registration Now Open for FCPS 2013 Summer Programs
SACC Camp Discovery 2013
Join us for an exciting summer at SACC's Camp Discovery at Kings Park, where fun and laughter fill the air as minds are inspired and dreams encouraged. This summer, campers will enjoy time-honored camp experiences as they jump into an adventure filled summer of fun, friendships and wonder! Camp Discovery offers options that appeal to the artist, performer and athlete in every child. SACC's experienced and dynamic teachers are dedicated to guiding children through adventures designed to develop their talents, enhance their skills, and nurture their creativity. "Literacy Is Fun Too," offered at all locations, will give campers opportunities to explore the world of literacy through fun, interactive experiences. Outdoor adventures and play, culinary experiences, special events, swimming and field trips will make this a summer to remember! More details here.
Session 1 July 1 - 5 (closed July 4)
Session 5 July 29 - August 2
Session 2 July 8 - 12
Session 6 August 5 - 9
Session 3 July 15 - 19
Session 7 August 12 - 16
Session 4 July 22 - 26
Dates subject to change; please contact SACC Registration for the most current information.
Registration is now open for the following Fairfax County Public Schools summer camps: Institute for the Arts (IFTA), Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA), and Tech Adventure Camp. General information and links to individual programs and registration are available online at http://www.fcps.edu/is/summer/index.shtml. Transportation is included in the tuition for all three camps. Students who register by April 5 will receive a discounted price. Students should register for programs based on the grade they are in during the 2012-13 school year.
Details on each program follow:
- Institute for the Arts (IFTA) will be held July 8-August 2 at Lake Braddock Secondary School from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Designed for students currently in grades 6 through 11, IFTA allows students to create, perform, experiment, and explore—all in various music and art venues. Class placement assessment may be required for some courses. More at http://www.fcps.edu/is/finearts/ifta.shtml.
- Elementary Institute for the Arts (E-IFTA) will be held July 8-19 at Lake Braddock Secondary School from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday. Designed for students currently in grades 3-5, E-IFTA offers participants a total immersion in the arts as they rotate through classes in dance, drama, music, and visual art. More at http://www.fcps.edu/is/finearts/eifta.shtml.
- Tech Adventure Camp will be held July 15-26 at Lake Braddock Secondary School from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For students currently in grades 5-7, this camp allows students to explore careers and technology by rotating through eight areas including graphic design, automotive technology, culinary arts, television production, robotics, and digital photography. More at http://www.fcps.edu/is/cte/events.shtml#techadventurecamp.
In addition, FCPS will offer several other summer learning programs to provide academic and enrichment opportunities for students in all grades. Visit www.fcps.edu/summer for more information, including registration dates, fees, and eligibility.
Important Immunization Requirement: Do You Have a Student Entering Sixth Grade Next Year?
If yes, he or she may need a booster dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis). Sixth grade students cannot begin school in September without documentation of having had either the Tdap booster or documentation of having had a tetanus-containing vaccine within the past five years. Parents or guardians of current fifth graders should check their child's immunization records. ( more)
Microsoft Office 2010 now a free download for FCPS students
As a result of the FCPS-Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, FCPS students may now download Microsoft software for free and maintain a perpetual license; this is under the Microsoft Student Option.
- Microsoft Office 2010.
- Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac.
- Windows 7 Professional/Ultimate.
Microsoft has contracted with software distributor e-Academy to manage all aspects of this program. For more information, go to http://www.fcps.edu/it/technology/TechnologyHome.shtml.
Next Bring Your Own Device Registration Wednesday (5/1) and Friday (5/3).
Last summer FCPS developed a framework for embracing and managing the use of personally owned computing devices within FCPS. This framework quickly became known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and parents are encouraged to allow their students to register and bring in their personally-owned laptops, netbooks, tablets, and smartphones to school for authorized instructional use. To begin to using your device please fill out the Personal Device Permission Form and bring it in with your device to our registration day which are the First Wednesday and Friday of every month. (November 2nd & 7th). Be sure to review the BYOD School Brochure and consider working on the BYOD Student Worksheet before registering your device
(Click here for more information from the Family Gram)