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Welcome!

Red Ribbon Week - October 27-31

redribbonFriday's Red Ribbon theme is "Paws-itively Drug Free" We are encouraging all students to wear their Providence shirts!

 

 

PES Constitution

constitutionOn October 17 student leaders worked with our student government and administration to review our current Providence Constitution. Student representatives decided if they needed to amend or revise the document. Our student leaders voted to ratify the existing Constitution as is, representing democracy in action. Take a look!

http://youtu.be/q-RNEFq24No

 

 

 

Early Release Day Scheduled - October 31

earlyreleaseThe first FCPS scheduled Early Release for students will be held on October 31. The students will be dismissed at 12:50pm.

 






Teacher Workdays = Student Holidays!!

workdaysNovember 3rd and 4th will be Student Holidays due to Teacher workdays! School will resume on Wednesday, November 5th at 8:00am!!

PTA Innisbrook Fundraising orders can be picked up during parent/teacher conferences on those days!

 



PES Thanksgiving Annual Luncheons

We are in need of your help for our annual Thanksgiving Luncheons on Wednesday, November 12th and Thursday, November, 13th.  Please visit the following links for more detail information about what is needed. Thank you in advance for help in making this a wonderful memory for your children! 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EA8AB2DA3F49-thanksgiving
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084EA8AB2DA3F49-placemat

 

PTA Fall Book Fair - Needs Volunteers!!

Calling all Providence FABULOUS volunteers.....We need your help with our annual Fall Book Fair (November . If you are able to volunteer your time, please use the following link!! www.SignUpGenius.com/go/70A094EACA82DA64-providence We can't do it iwthout your help!!

For more information regarding the book fair, see flyer. If you have any questions, please contact: Natalie Dick-Peddie at: natd75@gmail.com or Allison Horton at: alassiterhorton@gmail.com

Book Fair Hours:

November 10th & 11th: Preview Days
November 12th: 8am to 2pm
November 13th: 8am to 2pm with Family Night from 5pm to 8pm
November 14th: 8am to 10am

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

 

BYOD

Fairfax County Public Schools is committed to assisting students and staff in creating a 21st century learning environment. In efforts to support this progress, students and staff will now be able to access our wireless network with their personal devices (laptops, netbooks, tablets, smart phones, etc.) during the school day. With classroom teacher approval, students may register and use their own devices to access the Internet and collaborate with other students. By allowing students to use their own technology at school, we are hoping to increase the access all students have to the technology they need to succeed. FCPS requires that students register their device(s) each school year.

Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, there is no more manual device registration. 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.

Students that registered their own devices during the 2013-14 school year, will have to re-register those device in the Fall for the 2014-15 school year!

 

School Year 2014-2015
October 27-31 Red Ribbon Week- see calendar above
October 31 Student Early Release (2 hours)
November 3 & 4 Student Holidays- Teacher Workdays
November 7 Fall Picture Make-ups/Retakes
November 10-14 Fall Book Fair
Evening Hours- November 13, 5pm-8pm
November 12 Thanksgiving Luncheon (Grades K-2)
PTA Meeting (time TBD)
November 13 Thankgiving Luncheon (Grades 3-6)
November 14 All Pro Dads, Cafe (7:15am)
November 21 Turkey Trot (all grades: during specials)
November 26 Student Early Release - 2 hrs
November 27 & 28 Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
December 3 Family Heritage Night, 6pm