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.
- Dec 19 Students Released 2 Hours Early
- Dec 22 Winter Break Begins
- Jan 5 Students Return from Winter Break
*Jan 19 MLK Day of Service family event. Registration page http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4caea72fa57-stamp4
*Feb 20 Astronomy Night in Great Falls 7-9:30 PM
*Apr 18 Stop Hunger Now meal packing event
(NEW 12/1/14) ***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)|
Windows iPhone (pdf)
(video coming soon)
(Credit to Ken Martin and Karen A Miller for handouts and videos--2014)
*Like Waples Mill PTA's Facebook page!
*Waples Mill School Improvement Plan (SIP) at a Glance 2014-2015
*The Student Council Association (SCA) will be sponsoring a Toy Drive in December. The toys will be taken to Fairfax Hospital Pediatric ward and distributed accordingly. We ask for new toys and craft materials that children would hopefully enjoy while in a hospital setting. Additonal information will be posted in the next Waples Mill E-News.
*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, Lea.Woolsey@fcps.edu or Lorraine Trouton: 571-423-4402, Lorraine.Trouton@fcps.edu (Spanish Translation) (Korean translation). For additional information: http://www.fcps.edu/news/ebola.shtm
*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.http://220.127.116.11/FCPSTIPS/ or call 571-423-2020.