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PES PTA Spiritwear Sale!

spiritTime is running out!  Tuesday, November 24th is the last day to order Providence Spirit Wear for the Holidays.  You can order online at or by filling out the attached flyer and giving it to your child’s teacher with payment.  There is an option to mark gift in the case that you want to surprise your child for the holidays.  We will arrange a pick up time so your child does not know about their gift.  


PES Turkey Trot - November 25

turkeyYou are cordially invited to participate in our annual Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot will take place on Wednesday, November 25th on the fields at Providence ES.  Every student at Providence ES will participate in the Turkey Trot. Students in grades K-3 will run/walk roughly a mile and students in grades 4-6 will run/walk roughly 1.5 miles. Please ensure that your children wear sneakers. We also encourage everyone to wear a costume that relates to Thanksgiving (pilgrim, turkey, pumpkin, etc.) and bring in at least 1 canned food item.

Here are the following times that students will run:

8:50-9:50--- Kindergarten and 1st Grade
9:50-10:50— 2nd & 3rd Grade
10:50-11:50— 5th Grade
11:50-12:50— 4th & 6th Grade

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Mr. Bawarski, Ms. Poor, or Mr. Krayer at 703-460-4419. We look forward to seeing you on 11.25.15!

Early Release Day - November 25

earlyAll FCPS will release 2 hours early on November 25th. Providence will dismiss at 1:15pm. Please make arrangements for your children prior to dismissal.


Thanksgiving Holiday (no school) - November 26 & 27

thanksAll FCPS will be closed on November 26 and 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. School will resume Monday, November 30th at 8:30am. Have a safe and wonderful holiday.



Keep in Touch!

Are you a member of Keep in Touch? If not, visit this link to enroll!! Don't miss out on all the latest FCPS news AND Providence News!! Starting November 10th, our monthly Panther Press newsletters go paperless and will be available to you online. We will send out a KIT (Keep in Touch) announcement, letting you know it is available. Bookmark this site to stay in touch with Providence!

Parent SIS Accounts - Are now available!!

This online tool will provide you access to view your child's student information, including attendance, report cards, class schedules, gradebook (for MS and HS students), course history, discipline, health, and school information. We hope that you will use this capability to help facilitate your child's education.

SIS Parent Account letters have been mailed. If your activation code has expired, please contact the school’s registrar in the main office. Parent Account Activation Video, Parent Account Navigation Video or view this Guide.

BYOD @ Providence

BYOD throughout Fairfax County Public Schools is now an automated process and no stickers will be issued. The Acceptable Use Policy in the Student Rights and Responsibilities now includes permission for BYOD, eliminating the need to send in a signed BYOD permission slip. However, when your student brings his/her device to school, he/she will need to meet with a member of the school's tech team for assistance accessing the school's wireless network. For more information click HERE.

Please review the steps below to ensure that your child will be able to utilize his/her mobile device at Providence:

STEP 1: Kindergarten through 6th grade students should FIRST check with their teacher(s) if they are interested in bringing in their own devices, as each teacher will be able to advise them about when and how they might use personal devices in class. Once the device is brought in, the student will need to see a member of our school's tech team to assist with getting onto the FCPS. Mrs. Shelton and Mr. Rueffert are located in room 107.

STEP 2: Click HERE to educate yourself and your child about BYOD at FCPS.


School Year 2015-16
November 25 2 hour early release - 1:15pm
November 26-27 No School - Thanksgiving Holiday
December 8 PTA Family Night Out (5pm-8pm)
Chipotle at Kamp Washington (bring flyer)
December 11 All Pro Dads, Cafe 7:25am
December 18 Student Released 2 hr Early (1:15pm)
SCA Spirit Day (Crazy Hair Day)
December 21 - January 1, 2016 Winter Break