A Message From Principal Lemmon


Outstanding Employee Awards

Every year Fairfax County Public Schools recognizes outstanding employees at all levels.  Once again this year, all schools in FCPS are encouraged to nominate Outstanding Employees.  You may nominate an employee in one or more categories.  All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a paragraph or two about how this employee demonstrates exceptional work in the criteria for that category. 

  • Outstanding Teacher – a teacher, librarian or specialist with 3 or more years of experience.
  • Outstanding New Teacher – a teacher or specialist with less than 3 years of experience
  • Outstanding Principal
  • Outstanding Leader – Assistant Principal
  • Outstanding Professional Employee - At least one year of experience in current position - these positions could include School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Reading Specialist, and Math Resource Teacher.
  • Outstanding Operational Employee – a US-19 or below school-based employee with at least one year of experience in the position – these positions could include administrative and office staff, custodial staff, food service staff, Instructional Assistants, Public Health Assistants, Public Health Training Assistants, Parent Liaisons.

We are asking you, the Bailey’s Upper community, to help us gather names for this process.  Thank you for participating and helping us recognize the outstanding qualities of our staff members.  To submit a nomination for Bailey’s Upper Outstanding Employee in one or more of the categories , please complete the nomination using this google form linkThe deadline to submit a nomination is November 13.  

Thank you in advance for your participation.

If you have any questions, please contact Aubrey Love at amlove2@fcps.edu . 




Winter 5th Grade Band and Strings Concert

Thursday, December 5th at 6:30 pm in the Bailey’s Upper Gym

Students arrive at 6:00 pm

Students should wear a white shirt, and black pants/skirt

We look forward to our first concert of the year!





Author Visit

Author Wendy Shang will be presenting to our 5th grade classes during specials on Friday, November 8th. She is the author of several books, including The Great Wall of Lucy Wu, The Way Home Looks Now, and This is Just a Test. For more information about her, visit her website at WendyShang.com. Questions? Email our librarian Mrs.Lindgren at LCLindgren@fcps.edu.




Family Life Education(FLE)

We will be holding a parent viewing of FLE materials Wednesday, December 4th from 5:00-6:00 p.m.




Friendly Reminders

Monday, November 4th & Tuesday, November 5th

School Closed-Teacher Planning Days


Thursday, November 14th

Report Cards Sent Home


Wednesday, November 27th through Friday, November 29th

School Closed-Thanksgiving Holiday Break