Principal's Message: 8/28/2021

Good Morning Parents and Families: 

It has been an absolute pleasure to welcome your child(ren) to Stone Middle School this week. I commend our students for doing an incredible job navigating their new building, classes, lunches and the overall transition to middle school. It has been a joy to see them reconnect with their friends, meet new peers, engage with their teachers and other school staff and participate in a wide variety of hands-on activities. It has been wonderful to observe and capture our students and staff energized and excited to be back in the classroom and on school grounds.

As always, we could not do it without your support. I appreciate those of you who were able to attend our final town hall this month. These town halls are very helpful for us as a school team to continue to plan, assess and reassess to ensure we do whatever we can to maintain a safe and meaningful learning experience.  As I will continue to share, please reach out to any member of the Stone admin team if you have questions, need clarification/support, or want to provide any feedback. 

Hope you enjoy a wonderful weekend, 
Meredith Norris, Principal

Stone Middle School Website

Opening Week Feature 

Please check out the link above for moments captured throughout this first week of school of our amazing students and staff.

Town Hall #3 

It was great to meet with so many parents/families virtually to check-in on the first week of school. Please click on the link above for the answers to questions asked.

Back to School Night Info 

We will have more information in next week’s Principal’s Message, but please mark your calendars for our in-person Back to School Night on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 6:00 PM. 

  • There will be a special education and ESOL session at 5:30 PM prior to the start of the meeting. 

Digital Consent Form: Please Sign Off

Our teachers will use a variety of digital resources to support student learning and promote communication and collaboration with students and families. Some of the digital resources your child may use this year will require your consent before they can be used. You can find our school’s list of the resources that require parental consent here. Please click the link above where the enrolling parent or guardian MUST indicate whether or not their student is allowed to use the list of digital resources this year. 

We encourage you to complete the parental consent for digital resources form as soon as possible, as your child will not be able to use the digital resources until we have received your permission.

Student Services: Forms: Please complete by Monday August 30, 2021

This past Thursday, students brought home two forms for you to complete, the Emergency Care form and Health Information form. Please click on the link above for more information related to forms & how to update it in SIS. 

  • Emergency care forms are pre-filled with the information we currently have in our system.
    • Please make any changes/updates needed on the form, sign and return it with your student.
    • You can also update your student’s emergency care form online using the directions below..
  •  The health information form is completed each year and kept on file in the clinic at Stone MS.

Please have your child return these forms to their Panther Block (Pd 4) teacher on Monday, August 30th

If you need a SIS Parent Account, please contact Mrs. Amy Copeland at or 703-631-5560.

Parent Needs Assessment - Student Services

School Counselors look forward to supporting your child's academic, social, and emotional growth this year.  We will address each of these components in classroom and school-wide activities. In addition, one-on-one and small group counseling will individual needs of students. As we plan the services offered by our School Counseling Program, we would like to get your feedback. The School Counselor is not just a resource for students, but a resource for parents as well.  We would be happy to plan and conduct workshops covering any topics parents would like to learn more about. Please click on the link above to fill out the survey.

Kiss and Ride

Arrival and Dismissal for Walkers and Kiss & Ride

Walkers and students who are dropped off at Kiss and Ride should begin arriving at 7:15 AM, where they will report to the cafeteria. In the afternoon, you can begin arriving at 2:00 PM to pick up your child.  The entrance to Kiss and Ride is located on Sully Park Drive near the cafeteria and is marked with a blue curb.  Students can be dropped off and picked up in this area only. Please do not enter through the bus loop.

Join our PTA

Please click on the link above to join our PTA. If you have any questions please email them at PTA is excited to offer an online store where you can purchase spirit wear for you and your family. Check it out!

Donation Request

Mr. Klopfenstein, our Tech Ed teacher, is requesting empty two-liter bottles or 20 oz. soda bottles for various projects. If you have any available, please send them in with your child and have them bring to Room 144.