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The Proud Home of the Panthers - Purring with Pride! Teachers and students alike dress up for Storybook Character Day Students at Parklawn make friends that last a lifetime! Students, Staff, and Parents all come together at our annual Hoedown! Our students learn about character development as they prepare for a 5K race.


Summer Reading

Summer is the perfect time to discover the love for new and interesting books to read!  To help children and their families find books that children can read successfully because they are at this level, the Parklawn literacy team encourages parents to check out the suggested reading list that matches your child’s reading level, which was sent home in your child’s end of year progress report.  Many of these books are available for checkout at the local library.

The local library link is to George Mason Regional Library, where grade 1 recently hosted their Summer Family Literacy Night.


Thank You to Regal Cinemas Kingstown 16

A big THANK YOU to Regal Cinemas Kingstowne 16 for donating popcorn for our end of third quarter Parklawn Pride popcorn party!  Each classroom set a goal to earn a number of Pride tickets for safe, respectful, and responsible behavior choices.  Goal-achieving classrooms can choose to celebrate with this delicious treat!



Chicks Hatching in Second Grade

Ms. Bignotti's and Ms. Lopez-Novillo's second grade classes have been studying the life cycle of chickens. Below is a time lapse video of the chicks hatching from their shells.

The children are excited to meet their new baby chicken friends!  


Parklawn Thanks it's Awesome Volunteers

Parklawn Panthers appreciate our volunteers by hosting breakfast and performing for our wonderful community members who dedicate their time and energy to our children!



Calling All Blue Hair!

Why are our Administrators turning their hair blue?

Because,,,students met their school wide Quarter 1 goal of 927 Pride Tickets. Students earn PRIDE  tickets based on  displaying the three core expectations of being Safe, Reasonable and Respectful.   Each class monitors the tickets for incentives and collectively we had over 1,000. Go Panthers!



Bring Your Own Device Program

This school year all students in grades two through five will be allowed to bring their own electronic devices to school as long as it is for instructional purposes.

Check out our "Bring Your Own Device" page to learn more about this program.


Annual Flyer Distribution for Non-Profits

In accordance with Regulation 1367, Parklawn ES designates 3 Tuesdays for distribution of flyers and related information from nonprofit organizations. The dates for the 2015 - 2016 School Year will be October 7, March 17, and May 26. Flyers need to be delivered one week in advance and have this phrase printed at the bottom: "These materials are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Fairfax County School Board, the Superintendent, or this school." In the event of a shortage, we will not make copies of fliers.

Please contact Luz Laguna for more information.


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