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Spring Break!! - April 14-18

breakFCPS will be having Spring Break from April 14 through the 18th. All schools will resume normal schedule on April 21, 2014.

PES vs DRES Staff Basketball Game

Come cheer on our Teachers as they take on the teachers of  Daniels Run ES in our annual Fairfax City sister school Staff Basketball game!  The game will be Friday, April 25th in the Fairfax HS gym at 7PM.  Student dance teams from  grades 4-6, will perform at half-time of the basketball game.  We hope to see everyone there as we fill the stands with Panther fans.  Tickets are FREE to all PES families. Children are expected to be with their parents at all times. Spirit items will be on sale at the game for a $1.00! Go PANTHERS!!

PES Service Saturday - April 26

It’s almost that time again to mark your calendar for some outside gardening fun!  On Saturday, April 26th students, staff, family and friends are joining forces in the courtyard for our 4th Annual Service Saturday.  We begin at 8:00 and hope to finish by noon.  This will be another SUPER OPPORTUNITY for all students, staff and families to work together and for 6th graders to collect a few service hours.

PES SOL Testing Window

Our SOL testing dates have been released. Please see the SOL Testing page within our site.

SOL Practice / Released Items

Below are links to websites that your students can use to practice for the SOL tests that are quickly approaching!

SOL Practice Tests

SOL Previous Released Test practice


PES Kindergarten Registration - May 12, 2014

kregDo you have a rising kindergartener or know of someone in the community?? Our Kindergarten registration will be held on May 12 at 1:30pm in the Cafe. Please share this information with your families and other families within the community!! For more information click here!
The PTA will be sponsoring several activities for rising kindergarteners and their families. Please click here for more details regarding those events.


FCPS has gone mobile

FCPS has recently released a mobile app for you to use. Please take the time to download the app to your iphone, ipad or Android device.  Be sure to look for the official FCPS Mobile app – it’s free! 
Apple: iPhone/iPad and Android Play Store



Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): We are pleased to announce that FCPS is now allowing personally owned computing/networking devices to be used in school for educational purposes. These devices include but are not limited to laptops, Kindles, and iPADs. More information can be found here. If you would like for your child to take advantage of this opportunity to support learning, please read, complete, and sign the Personally Owned Computing/Network Device Acceptance of Responsibility and Device Use Agreement Permission Form. Return this completed form to your teacher.

PES Garden & Courtyard Information

Upcoming Events / Important Dates
April 14 - 20 Spring Break
April 21 School Resumes
April 25 Staff Basketball Game @ Fairfax HS, 7pm
April 26 Service Saturday, 8am-Noon
Band Solo Ensemble 8am-6pm, Lanier MS
May 12 Kindergarten Registration
May 27-June 13 SOL Testing Begins
(more information)
June 25 Last Day of School