Crossfield News 04/17/2020


Distance Learning resumes through Blackboard on Monday, April 20

Students will no longer be using the Guest Access link to enter their Virtual Classrooms. Their Virtual Classrooms will have moved inside the Blackboard FCPS 24-7 platform

  • How do students access the room? They will use their student username and password to login to Blackboard and enter their Class Course. Parents will not have access to the Blackboard Collaborate Tool. Therefore, only students should login and follow these directions.
  • Once in their Class Course, students click on the “Collaborate Ultra” link within the navigation bar.
  • Finally, students should enter their Teacher’s Virtual Classroom session by clicking on the session name. Because students are logged in to Blackboard, the student’s username will appear in the attendee panel

Here is also a helpful video reviewing these login steps


The Crossfield general education teacher schedule is below:

  • Preschool: 9:30am [teachers will contact parents regarding days]
  • Kindergarten: 8:30am-9:30am
  • First Grade: 1:15pm-2:15pm
  • Second Grade: 10:00am-11:00 am
  • Third Grade: 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Fourth Grade: 10:30am-11:30am
  • Fifth Grade: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • Sixth Grade: 11:30am-12:30pm

Let's Celebrate Earth Week April 20-24

April 20 - 24 is Earth Week so let's show our spirit by wearing fun colors. Share pictures with Mrs. Fant at

Monday – BLUE for Watershed Day

Tuesday – RED for Consumption and Waste Day

Wednesday – Green for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Thursday – YELLOW for Energy Day

Friday – PURPLE for Great Outdoors Day

For more information and ways to enjoy and celebrate Earth Week, visit the FCPS Get 2 Green website at  and click on the Earth Day banner.  On the website are directions and the Bingo Board (below) to play Earth Bingo!

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Looks like many of our Crossfield Rockets have been getting outside enjoying this incredible spring we've been having. The chalk artwork is surely bringing a smile to all those walking and driving by! Those pancakes look delicious-do you do take out orders!! Look at some of our Rockets making protective face masks, and we even have siblings reading bedtime stories to each other. We are all keeping busy, learning new things, enjoying nature and helping others. Way to go, Crossfield!!

Please keep those pictures coming to Mrs. Fant at

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Library News

Please continue to enjoy the books you have checked out from our library. They will not be due until we are able to return to school.


Kindergarten Registration

If you have a rising kindergartener who needs to be registered for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact our registrar, Kathy Theis, at and she will get back to you with all the details on how our registration process has changed.

Please feel free to share this information with neighbors and friends while keeping social distancing in mind.

Many of you have been asking if/when we will be rescheduling Kindergarten Orientation and screening meetings. At this time we are unable to schedule any events, but we will let you know as soon as things change.


Help & Support

If you are in need of additional resources for food or shelter please contact Melissa Norris, School Psychologist, at or Sabina Farag, School Social Worker, at