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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:

  • Dec 19      Students Released 2 Hours Early
  • Dec 22      Winter Break Begins
  • Jan 5         Students Return from Winter Break

 

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

*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

 

Announcements:

(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)
 

ipad

iPad - Video

 

surface tablet

Windows Surface Tablet - Video

android

Android Tablet - Video

 

iphone

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

*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://70.175.224.67/FCPSTIPS/ 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.

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