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Lockdown Drill

All FCPS Schools are required to hold four Lockdown Drills a year: Two during the first 20 days of school, one in January, and the fourth at any other time. We will be conducting our next Lockdown Drill on January 16th and will post signs on Door 1 to notify any visitors during the drill.


Parents of Rising 6th Grade Students

Glasgow Middle School's Rising 6th Grade Open House has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 16th from 6-8pm. We will offer short (optional) sessions on our various Glasgow programs, and teachers will be in their classrooms throughout the evening to share all about our core and elective courses for 6th Graders. We hope you leave this event excited about all the opportunities you will have as a Glasgow Panther and prepared to complete your course request form!

Breakout Sessions on the following topics will be offered throughout the evening

  • Welcome to Glasgow!
  • Course Request 101
  • Level IV Advanced Academic Program
  • Spanish Immersion Program
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Program
  • Special Education Office
  • Math Course Placement and Selection Q&A

If you have any questions, please contact Joash Chung at jhchoung@fcps.edu


Navigating FCPS Special Services

A Special Presentation for all Justice Pyramid Families will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 14th at 7:00PM at GLASGOW MIDDLE SCHOOL (4101 Fairfax Pkwy, Lincolnia, VA 22312)

 At this event, it will share everything you need to know… but didn’t know who to ask! 

  • Getting started with special services. 
  • All about acronyms- 2E, IEP, 504 and more.
  • Where to find free workshops, educational materials, lending library and confidential consultations for families.
  • Where to go to resolve concerns, complaints and student-related issues.
  • How to work with other advocates for special education.
  • How to provide input and recommendations related to supports and services.

Speakers Include:

Mary Beth Harrison-Cunningham Director, FCPS Parent Resource Center

Dawn Clements, FCPS Ombudsman for Special Education

Ann-Marie Ward Member, Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities Glasgow PTA Membership Chair

Jenna White, Fairfax SEPTA (Special Education PTA) Glasgow PTA VP of Outreach

Free, no RSVP required | All families are welcome to attend!


Friendly Reminders

Friday, January 17th

Winter Break Reading Logs Due

 

Monday, January 20th

Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (All FCPS Schools Closed) 

 

Friday, January 24th

End Of Second Quarter

 

Monday, January 27th and Tuesday, January 28th

No School for Students: Teacher Workday and Staff Development Day

 

Thursday, February 6th

Report Cards Sent Home In Thursday Folders