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Where we learn and lead with pride every day. Lane Lions learn to work as part of a team. We celebrate friendship and diversity. We play an active part in our community. From math to music and beyond, our teachers are tops. Hands-on exploration and creative consideration are a vital part of our learning process in all grade levels. You'll find both all around our school.

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  • Please Return Impact Aid Forms as Soon as Possible

    We must have a form filed for every child!

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  • Thanksgiving Is Coming Soon!

    The Thanksgiving Holiday will soon be upon us. Please make note of these holiday-related schedule changes:
       
    Wednesday, November 26th
    Students released 2 hours early at 1:55 p.m. The office will close at 3 p.m.
       
    Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th
    School and Office CLOSED
       

    School will reopen at the regular time on Monday, December 1st.

  • Lane Participates in "Blessings in a Backpack"

    This school year, Lane Elementary will be participating in the Blessings in a Backpack program, an organization that provides meals for qualifying students on the weekends. Over 45,000 students countywide receive meal assistance during the week, however, many of our families struggle on the weekends. Blessings in a Backpack received both the 2012 charity of the year award and a spotlight with People magazine. Their mission is to partner “with America to ensure impoverished elementary school children are fed on the weekends throughout the school year.” Their vision is “better test scores, improved reading skills, positive behavior, improved health and increase attendance.” As Lane Elementary also strives to create a collaborative culture of global thinkers and learners, we feel this program will help us support our families as well as achieve our mission, vision, and core values. If your family qualifies for free and reduced lunch, your child is eligible to participate in the Blessings in a Backpack program, and once the program is implemented he or she can receive a bag of non-perishable food every Friday for the remainder of the school year. Backpacks will be dispensed in a discreet and caring manner. There is no cost associated to this program, and participation is confidential. If you would like to participate in this program, and believe your family would qualify, please contact either Jaime Holtzman or Bessie Fealey, the school counselors at Lane. If you'd like more information, visit the program's website at http://www.blessingsinabackpack.org.

    To support the "Blessings in a Backpack" project, the PTA will host a "Give Back" Night on Thursday, November 20th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. During this event, the PTA and other volunteers will help stuff backpacks. Watch Wednesday folders for more information!

  • Volunteers Needed to Assist in School Health Room

    Do you enjoy working with children? Are you looking for a regular volunteer position at the school? If so, please consider volunteering in our School Health Room (SHR). Training will be provided. See the flier for details and training locations. If you have questions, please contact our School Health Aide Ulla Vladyka at ubvladyka@fcps.edu or 703-924-7710.

  • Do You Need to Register a Child for the 2014-2015 School Year?

    If so, please call the Main Office for information, 703-924-7700. You must make an appointment with our registrar, Mrs. Hummelt, to register. You can find detailed information about the FCPS registration process at http://www.fcps.edu/dss/osp/StudentRegistration/index.shtml. Forms can be downloaded from http://www.fcps.edu/it/forms/bundles.shtml.

    School tours are given by appointment only. If you would like to take a tour, please contact Parent Liaison Melanie Crosby Hardy at macrosby@fcps.edu to schedule.

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  • Would You Make a Good Watch D.O.G.?

    If you are a father, grandfather, uncle, etc. of a current student, we would love to have you volunteer at Lane through our new program called Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great
    Students). Check out our new Watch D.O.G.S. page for details.



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