Fairhill Forum 04/14/20

Fairhill Forum April 14, 2020 


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Dates to Remember:

April 14th: Start of Distance Learning

April 16th: Virtual PTA Meeting, 6:30

April 17th: Virtual Principal Coffee Talk- Distance Learning Updates (see specific times below)

April 20-April 24th: Falls Church Pyramid Virtual Spirit Week

April 20th: FC Pyramid Spirit Day: Pajama Day

April 21st: FC Pyramid Spirit Day: Tacky Tourist Day

April 22nd:  FC Pyramid Spirit Day: Jersey and Athletic-Wear Day

April 23rd:  FC Pyramid Spirit Day: Character Dress Up Day

April 24th:  FC Pyramid Spirit Day: #WEAREFC Spirit Day

News from Fairhill


Greetings from Fairhill Staff!

In case you missed this, please take a few minutes to check out this special message from our staff to all of our Tigers. 

Fairhill Tigers Do Distance Learning

Please click this link for a brief newsletter for our Tigers. We love you and we miss you. 



Principal Coffee Talk

Grab a cup of coffee and join Mrs. Hunstad, Mrs. Korb and special guest Mr. Giese (School Based Technology Specialist) on Friday, April 17th at the times listed below.

During this Coffee Talk we will provide families with Distance Learning Plan updates along with an opportunity to ask any clarifying questions you may have. 

8:30: Grade 5 and Grade 6


10:30: Grade 3 and Grade 4


2:00: Pre-K, Grade 1 and Grade 2


Please use this link to join at the assigned times noted above:    https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/26df5a4a61224dc0a46fe7be1dbfca46

For audio please call +1-571-392-7650 PIN: 472 408 1918

Gaining  Access in Different Languages

The FCPS ESOL department is sharing the link (below) that has directions, in Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, on how to access Blackboard, Collaborate, and Gmail. 

Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AnjUbGQvOqOae_a7hZfApk4y-cMnyDyRyj0c4guedaE/edit?pli=1#


Clarification on Specials During Distance Learning

Specials will meet by grade level as noted in the specialists schedule located here. At your students assigned grade level times for specials, please have students login to the Blackboard 24/7 Specialists Course. 

In the specific folder for each special, you will see either a recorded lesson or the link to the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra for a LIVE lesson.

All lessons, (live and prerecorded) will all be placed in the Specialist Course on Blackboard 24/7 for your convenience, so your student can watch at a convenient time for you.

Yearbooks for Sale!! 

Yearbooks are now available for purchase online. Once they are available, we will do our best to make sure they get to you. 

Click here for all the ordering information. All orders are due by April 19th. 


A Wish from the Washington Mystics 

On behalf of the Washington Mystics we want to wish you and everyone at Fairhill Elementary good health.

See links below for Mystics coloring book. We hope that you can remain courageous during this time of uncertainty. Please know that you have a connection with the Washington Mystics.

Delle Donne

Mystics Coloring Page






Fast Break 

Layup Kids


News from Fairhill PTA

Virtual PTA Meeting

Please join us for our next PTA meeting which will be held on Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 p.m.  A meeting reminder and link to the video conference will be circulated a few days before the meeting.


Join the PTA meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone with link below:


PTA Leadership Positions

We are seeking volunteers to serve on next year’s PTA Board and other leadership positions to keep the PTA going strong for the 2020-2021 school year.  For detailed position descriptions, please go to http://fairhillpta.org/about-us/positions-available/.  For more information, you can also contact La Guardia Myers at president@fairhillpta.org, or any current PTA Board member.  

The current positions we are looking to fill are:

Vice President



PTA Website Coordinator

Fall Festival Coordinator

News from Falls Church HS

Please join our entire Falls Church Pyramid for a Virtual Spirit Week next week. Please post pictures on Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram with the hastag #WEAREFC


News from FCPS

COVID-19 Updates

Please visit FCPS’ Coronavirus Updates page for the latest messages from Superintendent Brabrand, food resources for families, mental health information, and other resources.

opt out

Message to Opt Out of Learning Packets

If you would like to consider only using the downloadable packets available in Blackboard 24/7 please also consider "opting out" of the mailing of the Learning Packets to your home. 

Please click here for more information. 

Fairhill's Mission 

Fairhill Elementary fosters academic excellence in a respectful environment which instills strength of character and embraces community involvement.

Fairhill's Vision

The staff of Fairhill Elementary prepares children for a productive future by providing for successes in a positive, enriching and academically stimulating environment. We celebrate diversity, foster mutual respect and embrace collaboration as we unite to achieve common purposes and clear goals.

Important Contact Information

Fairhill Phone Numbers:

• Health Room 703-208-8110

• Cafeteria 703-208-8121

Administration e-mail addresses:

• Principal, Candace Hunstad: cjhunstad@fcps.edu 

• Assistant Principal, Courtney Korb: cbkorb@fcps.edu