Fairhill Forum 05/05/20

Fairhill Forum May 5, 2020 


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Dates to Remember:

May 2nd-May 23rd: FCHS Virtual Jaguar 5k

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 a.m.

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

May 15th: Coffee Talk, 10:00 a.m.

May 22nd: Virtual Kindergarten Orientation, 9:00 a.m.

News from Fairhill

Staff Appreciation Week is THIS WEEK!

Please click here for flyer with working links. 


Quarter 3 Progress Reports

The third quarter officially ended 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.  

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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 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.  

Next Friday, May 15th, we will meet at 10:00 a.m. for a coffee talk with special guest Dr. Brendan Menuey, Executive Principal for Region 2. 

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

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. 



Rising Kindergarten Registration/Orientation

Looking to register your kindergarten student at Fairhill ES for 2020-21? Will they turn five years old on or before September 30, 2020? 

Please begin the registration process by clicking this link and submitting the forms. 

We will be hosting a Virtual Kindergarten Orientation at 9:00 on Friday, May 22ndA link to join the session will be emailed out to families who start the registration process in the link above. 

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#


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 TOMORROW,  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 Falls Church HS


Virtual Jaguar 5K

Since the FCHS 15th Annual Jaguar 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run were postponed due to school closings/activity cancellations, the FCHS Student Activities Department is proud to be sponsoring a VIRTUAL Jaguar 5K and Kids 1 Mile Run (May 3-23, 2020).  Anyone/everyone can participate from anywhere! It’s  designed to be a fun, healthy, safe and FREE  event to keep our FCHS family and community connected!


Here are the details:

  • Participants run/walk  a 5K course (3.1miles) or 1 Mile (for kids 13 years old and younger) anywhere (neighborhood roads/sidewalk, trails or on a treadmill)! There are many apps that will track distances such as MapMyRun , NikeRunClub, or RunKeeper.
  • Complete the virtual run/walk between May 3- May 23.
  • Participants should send us the results (fcjaguar5K@gmail.com) and include first/last name, age, gender, race time, and a picture (if desired).
  • For the picture, if possible, wear an old FCHS Jaguar 5K shirt, or any FCHS shirt, or an FCHS FEEDER school shirt !
  • Everyone is invited to participate so please encourage family members, friends, and neighbors from near and far!
  • Participants will earn a certificate of completion.
  • ALL participants are expected to be safe, practice social distancing, and follow all local traffic /community laws when completing this virtual event.


News from FCPS

Parent Resource Center Webinars

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.

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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