Kings Park Tuesday Message, Oct 5th

Kings Park Tuesday Message

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Walk to School Day

International Walk to School Day is this TODAY!

On Wednesday, October 6th, Kings Park and Kings Glen Students will join other students from all over the world in walking and biking to school!

We will have designated “meet up” stations at various points in the Kings Park and Kings Glen walking boundary for any families who would like to walk as a group. Please use the Sign Up Genius form if you are able to volunteer to support as a walking captain at one of the following intersections.

  • Southampton and Thames St.
  • Clydesdale St. and Danbury Forest Dr.
  • Clydesdale St. and Kings Park Dr.
  • Parliament Dr. and Cromwell Dr.

*Participants should be at the stations at 8:10 so all students can arrive to school on time.

Please contact Katie Carroll,, 703-426-7024, and Jo Thompson,, 703-239-4073, School Social Workers at Kings Park and Kings Glen with any questions.
Printable Information on KP/ KG Walk to School

spirit day

Save the Dates! Kings Park ES October Spirit Days

Friday October 22nd: Celebrate Socktober with Crazy Sock Day
Wear a pair, donate a pair. Wear crazy socks to school and bring one pair of NEW socks to donate. Each classroom will have a collection bag. Child and adult socks welcome. Help the Lake Braddock Pyramid collect socks for those in need this winter. Donations will go to local shelters and ECHO.

Friday October 29: Storybook Character Day
Help Kings Park ES celebrate our love of literacy. Dress up as your favorite storybook character and bring your favorite book along! Be creative, but no masks or weapons.

Yearbook Cover Art Contest

The Cover Art Contest for this year's Kings Park yearbook is going on now.  Student artwork showing how they can make KP a "Space for All" can be submitted until October 21st.  Paper entries can be handed into your child's teacher or email a high quality image or pdf to  

Complete rules are available here.


Kings Park/Kings Glen PTA Meeting.  Please join us for our next PTA meeting on October 13 at 7pm at Kings Park or via Zoom.  In addition to our normal PTA business, this meeting will also contain a presentation by Rebecca Lyons with Virginia529. Do you want to start a 529 for your kids, but don't know where to start? Do you have a 529, but have no idea how it works? This is the meeting for you!

If you choose to attend the meeting virtually, here is the call-in information:

Go to in your internet browser Meeting ID: 258 233 8875 Passcode: KPKG2020!

Fall Photo Event.  Looking for some Fall family photos?  The PTA is offering a Fall Family photo opportunity with local photographer Susan Johnson on Friday, October 22 and Sunday, October 24! Details and signup sheet to come.

Boosterthon Fun Run.  With your support and generosity, the PTA was able to achieve historical fundraising numbers with this year's Boosterthon fundraising event.

We raised over $54,000 for our schools and community this year!  

Beyond the financial numbers, we had an all-time high registration level of 76% and a 63% participation rate, another all-time high.  Thank you to all of the parents, relatives, neighbors and other sponsors who took the time to register, share and donate to support the students, teachers, schools and community.

We are so thankful to Trish Alegre-Smith for giving her time and talent to capture photos of fundraising event, which you can view by grade below:  



1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

Calendar of Upcoming Events

  • Oct 6- Virginia Growth Assessment 3rd Grade Math
  • Oct 11 Student Holiday - no school for students
  • Oct 29 2-hour early release. Dismissal will begin at 1:20pm
  • Nov 1-2 Teacher Workdays - no school for students
  • Nov 11 2-hour early release. Dismissal will begin at 1:20pm 
  • Nov 24-26 Thanksgiving Break - no school for students


Dotty Lin

Mrs. Dotty Lin
Kings Park ES