Weyanoke Update for May 19, 2021

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Third graders celebrated the end of their research projects with an author's party last week in the cafeteria.

Weyanoke SOL Science Test

Fifth grade students have one remaining SOL test for this school year: the Science SOL. Students need to bring their FCPS laptop and charger with them to school for the test. It will begin at 9:00 a.m. If you have questions, please call the school at (703) 813-5400.

Students who attend school IN-PERSON

  • Grade 5 Science SOL: May 25th

Students will remain at school for the full day and will use their regular method of transportation.


Students who attend school only ONLINE

  • Grade 5 Science SOL: May 24th

Students will be offered bus transportation to and from school, or you may bring students at 8:45 to the Kiss and Ride lane.  Once students are finished with the test, families will be contacted to pick up the students if desired. There will also be afternoon bus runs at 12:30 p.m. and, if needed, 3:00 p.m. 

Summer Practice Books

Summer Practice Books will be mailed home to FCPS students to provide suggested activities for students to support continued learning. Families who have opted-out of paper mailings from the division will only receive digital copies of the Summer Practice Books. Books will be mailed home to families in early June to arrive before the last day of school, June 11, 2021. Families will receive email communication in May about upcoming book arrival. Digital versions of books will be emailed to the enrolling parent SIS account in PDF format the week of June 7, 2021.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will receive one interdisciplinary Summer Practice Book.
  • Students enrolled in grades K-8 in 2020-21 will receive one Language Arts Practice Book and one Math Practice Book by course enrollment.  These books will also include information and guidance about digital tools that can be accessed by students and families to support learning throughout the summer.
  • English Learners and Special Education students may receive additional or customized books.  

More information can be accessed on the Summer Practice Books public webpage

2021 Annandale High School Pyramid Art Show

Congratulations to Mrs. McClain and our 15 young artists whose work is on display at this year's online art show. Please take a moment to look at their work, and artwork from other parts of our area, on the AHS Pyramid Art Show website.  

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All Students to be Virtual on June 8 Due to Democratic Primary Election

Tuesday, June 8, is the Democratic Primary Election. Because the Fairfax County Electoral Board and City of Fairfax Electoral Board will be using 165 school facilities as polling locations, June 8 will be a virtual synchronous  learning day (no in-person classes) for students. All Weyanoke students will log into classes from home by 9:00 am. 

Get more information about the primary elections.

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Buy a School Yearbook

A limited number of copies of the 2021 Weyanoke Yearbook are on sale NOW for just $17 each. If you are interested in owning a copy of this full-color yearbook, send cash or a check to Weyanoke Elementary. All payments should be given to the main office or the child's teacher.

Weyanoke Library Books

This will be the last week for individual student checkout from the Weyanoke Elementary library. All student checkout is ending after this Friday, May 21st. All student library books will be due beginning the week of May 24-28th.

Woodchuck Wagon Updates

Due to SOL testing and bus availability, our Monday afternoon Woodchuck Wagon will be paused during the month of May.  We will communicate the restart date in an upcoming News You Choose.   

Every Wednesday parents are welcome to come to Door 2 between 11am and 1:30 pm AND from 4pm to 6pm to pick up or return library books or other materials.  

Woodchuck Wagon

Summer Reading Program at Fairfax County Public Library

Summer Reading Program at Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) will start on June 8 and end on August 13.

On June 1, students can start signing up on Beanstack where they will be tracking their summer reading online.

These are the chances to win a prize:

  • When they sign up, they are automatically entered into a drawing to win a $25 e-gift card to Scrawl Books.
  • When they read 500 minutes, they get a chance to win a $50 Chipotle gift card.
  • When they complete the program by reading 1000 minutes, they get a chance to win a $150 Amazon e-gift card.

For students who prefer a paper reading log, they can pick it up at any FCPL branch starting June 11.

Registration for Fairfax County's School Age Child Care Coming Soon

Fairfax County’s School Age Child Care (SACC) program will be open to provide before- and after-school services for the 2021-22 school year. The SACC program is currently assessing Center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 school year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website. Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Vaccination Appointments Open for All County Residents

As of April 18, all All individuals who are 16 or older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Visit the U.S. Health and Human Services website for more information or go to the Health Department’s site for specifics on how to make an appointment to get vaccinated.

Holmes Middle School tshirt

Holmes Spirit Wear Store Open for Rising Sixth Graders

Holmes Middle School is pleased to offer spirit wear sales for current and incoming Hawks and the families. 

Click to order here for a variety of items.

The store closes at midnight on May 28, 2021. Items may be shipped to you, but be sure to select that option, otherwise items ship to Holmes Middle School. 

For any questions please reach out to holmesptafundraising@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you all in the Fall of 2021!

PreK and Early Head Start Accepting Applications for SY 2021-22

FCPS PreK and Early Head Start is now accepting applications for School Year 2021-22!  Please watch this video to see if your 3 or 4 year old may qualify for PreK.

To apply online: www.fcps.edu search: PreK

Email: fcpsprekoffice@fcps.edu

For more information call our English Line: 703-208-7900

Rec-PAC Summer 2021

A summer program for grades 1-6

June 28 - August 5

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Rec-PAC is a six-week, structured recreation program operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority for elementary school children. Participants enjoy activities such as fitness, indoor and outdoor games, team sports, nature, crafts, special events, talent shows and play sessions. Weekly activities incorporate character-building activities. A ratio of at least one staff person to 18 participants is our standard. Our enthusiastic leaders include college students and school teachers who bring a variety of skills.

Safety is our number one priority, and Rec-PAC follows guidelines established by the Fairfax County Health Department, the Virginia Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All activities will follow recommended, pandemic-related health safety protocols such as social distancing, mask wearing and frequent hand washing. Participants will stay with the same group of children and staff throughout the day, and staff will clean surfaces frequently.

The number Rec-PAC locations and the number of children at each site is limited this year due to COVID-related precautions. You must register in advance. No walk-in registrations are allowed at Rec-PAC sites.

Register early and save $8

Only $120 a week! Discounts available!


(703) 222-4664

Technology Camp Scholarships Available

Salesforce and iD Tech Camps are teaming up to sponsor 300 students ages 10-18 from the DC, Toronto, Atlanta, Indianapolis, San Francisco and Chicago areas to experience the world’s top technology camp. Selected applicants will get to attend one week of Virtual Tech Camps between July 19 - August 6,  2021.

Virtual Tech Camps

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday - 2 hours of live instruction per day + 2 hours of self-paced project development. (multiple time zones available)
  • Curriculum: Hot tech topics - From first time coders to experienced pros, we have exciting courses for all!
  • Small Classes: For big success - Average of 5 students per instructor, blending personalized learning and social time.
Tech courses



  • Be an underrepresented minority student ages 10-18.
  • Reside in the DC, Toronto, Atlanta, Indianapolis, San Francisco or Chicago areas.
  • Have a desire to learn tech. No prior experience is required.
  • Participate in a week of camp between July 19 - August 6, 2021.
  • Computers may be provided to eligible applicants.

Apply Today! Deadline is June 28, 2021




Calendar Reminder

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, May 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Weyanoke Family Market Night
  • Thursday, May 20, 7:00 p.m. - Weyanoke PTA Meeting - CANCELLED
  • Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day Holiday, School Closed
  • Tuesday, June 8 - All Virtual School Day; All students participate in online learning
  • Friday, June 11 - Last Day of School for Students; School ends at 1:30

2020-21 Standard School Year Calendar.

Plan ahead for next school year: Click to see the 2021-2021 School Year Calendar

Click to access updated links to community resources for families