Fairhill Forum 04/28/20

Fairhill Forum April 28, 2020 


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Dates to Remember:

May 1st: Coffee Talk General Question/Answer, 11:00

May 1st: Parent Resource Center Webinar, 10:00

May 4th-May 8th: Staff Appreciation Week

May 6th: PTA Family Night In- Lost Dog Cafe, all day 

May 8th: Parent Resource Center Webinar (more info below), 10:00

May 8th: Coffee Talk- Mental Health Focus, 1:00

News from Fairhill

Quarter 3 Progress Reports

The third quarter will officially end on May 1st. Progress reports for third quarter will be visible in ParentVue on May 9th. They will also be mailed to parents centrally starting the week of May 12th.  

report cards


Coffee Talks

Every Friday we will be offering a time for parents and guardians to come to a virtual coffee talk with Mrs. Hunstad, Mrs. Korb and some special guests. 

We will alternate the times on Fridays to accommodate different schedules. Please join us this Friday, May 1st, at 11:00 a.m. for a general question/answer format. 

Save the date of May 8th at 1:00 p.m. for a Coffee Talk focused on mental health. Fairhill's mental health team will be providing resources for families while we navigate these challenging times.  

We will be sending out links to join prior to Coffee Talks. 

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#


Staff Appreciation Week is NEXT WEEK!

Please click here for flyer with working links. 



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. Ordering deadline has been extended. 

News from Fairhill PTA

PTA Family Night In

Since we are all stuck inside anyway, we might as well order food in and make some money for our PTA!! 

Please consider ordering lunch or dinner from Lost Dog Cafe on May 6th. A portion of the funds raised will come right back to the PTA. 

When you order, be sure to mention FAIRHILL. For more information please see this flyer

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 FCPS

Parent Resource Center Webinars

Friday, May 1:

Setting the Stage for Distance Learning Success: A Webinar for Families

Friday, May 8:

Maintaining Wellness and School Supports During COVID-19: A Webinar for Families

Please click here for the link to register for either of these webinars. 

Psych/Social Work Consultations

For more information about Psychology and Social Work consultations for families please click this link

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