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Waples Mill is a school with a dedicated community - including an active Parent Teacher Association and parent volunteers. There are programs for students in kindergarten through grade six and special programs for preschool students with disabilities aged two through five and for students with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, and/or moderate to severe disabilities. Activities for students include before and after school programs in science, foreign language, the arts, scouts, a chess club and others.


Important Dates:

  • Feb 11  Disney's Lion King Play 9:30 AM & 7:00 PM
  • Feb 12  Disney's Lion King Play 9:30 AM & 7:00 PM
  • Feb 15  President's Day Holiday
  • Feb 16  Reports go home
  • Feb 24  Spelling Bee; Grades 4-6 (Winner & Runner-Up from Grade 1-3 Spelling Bee); 9:30 AM
  • Feb 25  Dining for Dollars at Silver Diner 5:00-8:00 PM
  • Mar 1    Two Hour Delayed Opening
  • Mar 21  Spring Break Begins
  • ***School Supplies List K-6 2015-2016 (pdf)***

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S.T.A.M.P. Events:

*Chek out the slide show from the 2014-2015 Inspirational Museum!

*STAMP Wreaths Across America pick-up February 13 from 8:00-11:00 AM at Arlington National Cemetery. Register:



**SIS Parent Accounts: FCPS is excited to offer parents one account that will allow access to both SIS and FCPS 24-7 Learning (Blackboard) for the 2015-2016 school year! More Info

*SIS Parent Navigation Video (September 2015)

*SIS Parent Account Registration Video (September 2015)

***Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)***Changes to take place on December 3: FCPS is implementing a new automated solution for students, parents and staff to self-register their personal BYOD devices and access the FCPS wireless network. Just simply choose FCPSonboard from your personal device to gain access to the wireless network. BYOD users will only be required to complete the registration process one time per school year. 


Apple Products (pdf)
Windows Tablets (pdf) Android Products  (pdf)


iPad - Video


surface tablet

Windows Surface Tablet - Video


Android Tablet - Video



iPhone - Video


windows phone

Windows iPhone (pdf)

(video coming soon)

android phone

Android Phone - Video


(Credit to Ken Martin and Karen A Miller for handouts and videos--2014)


*Like Waples Mill PTA's Facebook page!      fb

*Waples Mill School Improvement Plan (SIP) at a Glance 2014-2015

**Given the recent concerns regarding EBOLA and in order to ensure consistent communication please see the following information on Communicable Disease and EBOLA Guidelines for Parents: Communicable Disease Info for Parents  Contact: Lea Woolsey: 571-423-4103, or Lorraine Trouton: 571-423-4402, (Spanish Translation) (Korean translation). For additional information:                                                                                                                         

*Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - FCPS permits students to bring their Personally Owned Devices to schools for instructional use in the classroom. Parents may find more information about BYOD and download forms.

*The Office of Safety and Security provides a telephone hot line and web form for the reporting of school safety issues including such: dangerous rumors, drug use, theft, harassment, gang activities, existence of weapons, and vandalism. Tip Line users may identify themselves or remain anonymous, and calls will not be traced. or call 571-423-2020.

*FCPS’ Health and Physical Education and Food and Nutrition Services promote student health and good nutrition. Parents can review the Wellness Policy guidelines with their children.