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Students at Parklawn work together! Our Singing Panthers perform throughout the community Our students learn about character development as they prepare for a 5K race. Students, Staff, and Parents all come together at our annual Hoedown! Our students set fitness goals and achieve them with our Toe Tokens Program.


Early Release

Friday, December 19 will be an early release day for students. All students will be dismissed at 1:20pm.


Winter Break

School will be closed from December 22-January 2 for winter break. Students will return to Parklawn on January 5. While school is closed, Parklawn’s office will have adjusted hours. Please see below for the schedule.
December 22: 9am-2pm
December 23: 9am-2pm
December 24: Closed
December 25: Closed
December 26: Closed
December 29: 9am-2pm
December 30: 9am-2pm
December 31: Closed
January 1: Closed
January 2: Closed


Snuggle Up and Read

On Thursday, December 9, Parklawn hosted Snuggle Up and Read, a family reading event. Students and their families joined us for a night of story-telling, hot chocolate and fun!



Young Men in Motion Run a 5K Race

Our fourth and fifth grade Young Men In Motion ran a 5K race on Saturday, November 22nd. Our students showed lots of fitness and determination while also having lots of fun!



Science Experiments

Ms. Indellicate's class recently completed a science experiment on salinity in water. It is wonderful to see our students having fun while they learn about Scientific Investigation.



Veteran's Day at Parklawn

We had three exciting activities on Veteran's Day at Parklawn this year. First we had a Veteran's Day Assembly to honor all our Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel. The choir sang patriotic songs and our Veteran and Active Military community members answered student questions about their service.


We also held our anual Turkey Trot. Our students ran and showed their fitness. Some parents even participated.


Finally, we held our annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon. Families joined together to enjoy a delicious Turkey lunch.



Storybook Character Day

Storybook Character Day was enjoyed by the entire Parklawn Community. The students participated in our first annual Storybook Character Parade!.


Parents came out watch our students in their many costumes.


Even the staff got into the act.



Stand Up 2 Bullying

The Parklawn Community is standing up to bullying. On Monday, October 6th, students and staff wore blue shirts to show that we all stand up to bullying.


Parklawn Pride

Check out our new Parklawn Pride video created by Ms. Hassen and Ms. Nestler. It really captures the spirit of our community!


Parklawn Wins the Red Wellness Award

Parklawn has just been awarded the Red Wellness Award for 2014. Congratulations to our students for leading healthy lifestyles!


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 2014 - 2015 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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