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July 29, 2015 Media Tips

Young Scholars at Dogwood Elementary are learning about natural habitats and environments in the Reston area this summer.  To learn more, they went on a field trip to the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.  With the help of park ranger Jim Dewing, the students spotted insects, birds, and many different types of plants.  They trekked through the woods and over creeks.  Dewing showed them how one species, such as an owl, can depend on the work of a woodpecker to make holes in a tree that becomes the nest of the owl in February.  The children also were able to observe a collection of slider and box turtles up close.  Contact principal Mie Devers at 703-262-3100 or or news liaison Linda Martin at .

Summer school is in full swing!  See what FCPS students are doing in the classroom and outdoors in the warm weather.


Lorton Station Elementary rising sixth grade students enjoy working on math strategies outdoors during the summer school program.

Students at Graham Road Elementary conduct science experiments during the SELT (summer extended learning time) program.

Beech Tree Elementary’s summer SELT program featured a focused, non-fiction reading program that culminated in a news report presented by fourth and fifth ¬†grade students.  Lynne Quinn, English for speakers of other languages, led the group.



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July 29, 2015