September 8- First Day of School
Don't forget to read this summer. See the link for more information about the Fairfax County Library Summer Reading Program.
Don’t forget about the fundraising website www.5linx.net/PineSpring
Information about these events and more can be found at the Pine Spring PTA website at http://www.pinespringpta.org/ Check it out!
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.