COOPER MS News August 17th


Please ensure you read the email sent from Principal Barrow on Tuesday, August 16th with vital information regarding back to school, and required forms.

Digital Resources at Cooper Middle School

Parent Action Required

Some of the digital resources your child may use this year require parental consent.  These tools have been carefully reviewed to ensure that they align with the FCPS Learning Model and FCPS conducts the same technical evaluations for all products that use student information.  Our teachers plan to integrate these tools to provide an engaging learning environment for all students. Not all students will use every program listed, still, please provide permission in the event a teacher uses the platform to support the curriculum being taught. 

Please view the information on the adopted digital resources on our Cooper website ( no later than Monday, August 22nd.  Please follow this link, on or after August 10th, and follow the provided directions to provide your parental consent for each child in your family. Parental consent for digital resources needs to be given annually.

Medication Drop-Off

Parents may drop off medications before the 1st day of school. Ms. McLarty, the school health aide for Cooper will be onsite to accept paperwork and medications. 

Thursday, August 18 3-6pm

Friday, August 19 11am-2pm

Family Open House

Thursday, August 18, 3-6 PM

  • Self-guided tours throughout the building for all students and families; plan on 30-45 minutes to meet and greet Cooper Staff and tour the building.  All students may pick up a laptop. You may come anytime during the 3-6 PM window.
  • Schedules available in SIS Thursday, August 18, at 6:00AM.
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream available for purchase in the lobby.

Bus Information & ParentVue Access

*Deadline approaching

Access your SIS ParentVue account, to see your child’s transportation assignments and intent on the “Student Info” tab. Transportation assignments for the first day of school, August 22, 2022, will be available on August 09, 2022. The office of transportation may make changes to the bus schedule up to August 17, 2022.

All students eligible for transportation services will be provided transportation unless the parent has stated ‘NO’ to the Transportation Intent.

For more information about the SIS ParentVUE account, please visit the FCPS Website:

Please contact your transportation office/school office if you have any questions about accessing your student information.

If you have forgotten your password, you may use the “Forgot Password” link on the ParentVue Login Page (More Options).  Upon resetting your password, please wait 30 minutes to test your first log-in.

Paying for school lunch

Before the start of the school year, check your lunch account balance on My School Bucks. More information can be found on the FCPS food and nutrition website.