May 17: Chipotle Fundraiser 4:00-8:00pm, Merrifield Mosaic Center
May 29- June 6th SOL Tests (grades 3-5)
May 25: Memorial Day Holiday
June 10: Field Day
June 17: Kindergarten Graduation, 11:30 am
June 19: 6th Grade Graduation, 9:00 am
June 19: Last day of School (2 hour early release)
SOL Testing Schedule
Tuesday_May 19 – 4th VA Studies
Wednesday_May 20 – 3 Math - Part 1
Thursday_May 21AM – 3 Math - Part 2
Thursday_May 21 PM– 5 Science
Friday_May 22 – 6 Math
Wednesday_May 27 AM– 5 Math - Part 1
Wednesday_May 27 PM– 4 Math - Part 1
Thursday_May 28 AM– 5 Math- Part 2
Thursday_May 28 PM- 4 Math - Part 2
Friday_May 29 – 6 Reading
Monday_June 1 – 5 Reading
Tuesday_June 2 – 4 Reading
Wednesday_June 3 – 3 Reading
Thursday_June 4 – 3 Reading
Hoops for Heart:
This week in your child’s Wednesday folder there was information regarding Hoops for Heart this year at Pine Spring. You can find the same information attached to this email. We are thrilled to be supporting the American Heart Association to help teach our students and families how to take care of their hearts through the Jump Rope For Heart program.
For those who would like to fundraise ONLINE or simply make a donation, please click the link below and select either JOIN TEAM or Donate Now. Online fundraising is the safest and easiest way to support. Traditional fundraising envelopes can also be found in the Wednesday folder. Thank you in advance your help!
Pine Spring Hoops for Heart Team Page – http://jumphoops2015maa.kintera.org/pinespring
Help Support Teacher Projects! DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on our site, and you can give any amount to the project that most inspires you.
When a project reaches its funding goal, they ship the materials to the school. You'll get photos of the project taking place, a letter from the teacher, and insight into how every dollar was spent. For more information, go to www.donorschoose.org
The Every Kid in a Park initiative
The Every Kid in a Park initiative is part of an effort to get schoolchildren outdoors and more active. It will start in the school year that begins next fall, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service in 2016. Family admission to national parks usually costs $80 for an annual pass, but fourth graders and their families will be able to get a free pass that will give them admission to national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and other federal public lands and waters…”
Full article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2015/02/19/obama-free-national-park-admission/23640451/
Pine Spring has earned the Golden Apple Wellness Award!
Pine Spring supports and promotes healthy nutrition. For more information, please visit the Fairfax County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Website and the Wellness Policy.