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Federal Impact Aid Student-Parent Surveys

On Thursday, November 5th all students received the Federal Impact Aid Student-Parent Survey form to take home.  This form was due Monday, November 9th. If you have not yet turned in the form, please do so as soon as possible. If you have any questions or concerns about the survey, please call the main office at 703-690-5500.

Two Hour Early Release and No After School Program

There will be a two hour early release for students on Wednesday, November 25th. The After School Program and Late Buses are also canceled.

Thanksgiving Holidays

All FCPS Schools will be closed for students and staff on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.

PTSO Holiday Book Fair

Give the gift of reading and attend the SCMS PTSO Holiday Book Fair being held from Monday, November 30th to Friday, December 4th from 7:15 am to 2:15 pm in the Lecture Hall. Family Night is on Thursday, December 3rd from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. To shop online from November 28th to December 4th, click here.

Ellis Island Volunteers Needed

History Teachers are looking for 7th Grade parent volunteers for the Ellis Island Simulation Activity on Wednesday, December 9th and Thursday, December 10th. Click here to sign up for a time and day. We thank you for you help and support.

SCMS Night of the Arts

Please join us on Thursday, December 17th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm to learn about our visual and performing arts programs. Current 6th and 7th grade students are invited to attend. Click here (PDF) for more information.

After School Program Reminders

  • Late buses run every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and leave at approximately 4:40 pm.

  • Late bus stops are different than regular school day bus stops. There are fewer buses and the stops are further apart.

  • Please be sure to have a discussion with your child to determine if he or she will be riding the late bus, walking home, or expecting a ride home from you if he or she stays after school.

  • If you child is staying in after school program and you need to reach them please call 703-690-5502 between 2:15 pm and 5:00 pm.

SIS Parent Account

Over the past few weeks we have received hundreds of requests for SIS Parent Account activation keys.  Please know that these requests are being processed as quickly as possible and all codes will be mailed to the student’s registration address.  Many of our questions regarding the SIS parent account can be answered by going to the SCMS web site and clicking on the SIS Parent Account tab. To request a new activation code be mailed home, fill out this SIS Request Form (PDF) and return the SCMS Student Services Department.

Join the PTSO

The PTSO needs you.  Show your support by joining today!  Membership fees are the primary source of revenue to the organization; we typically do not run any major fundraisers during the year.  Joining does NOT mean you are expected to help with something or volunteer.  Your membership provides the funds needed to support SCMS students, teachers and activities.  A family membership covers up to two adults and three children.  Please also consider including a donation with your membership payment.  JOIN by clicking this link.

Crisis Hotline

Students and families may use the FCPS Crisis Phone Line (703-527-4077) or Crisis Text Line (Text NEEDHELP to 85511) for after-hours assistance with mental health issues. The lines are safe, confidential and manned 24/7.

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