Island Creek ES First Day of School

first day of shcool

First Day of School

Dear Island Creek Crocs,

The entire Island Creek Staff is excited to welcome you to the 2022-2023 School Year! Our staff is ready of help you learn new concepts and enhance your relationships with others. It was wonderful seeing so many of you on Thursday and at our popsicle events held during the summer.

We wanted to provide a few reminders for our opening day tomorrow

  • Please be patient and show grace to all FCPS employees! Bus drivers, teachers and support staff want our students and families to have a great first day, first week and year! 
  • Doors open at 8:20 AM and class begins at 8:35 AM.  School ends at 3:20 PM. 
  • Please follow staff direction when dropping off students as we want to keep all of our students safe.
  • We encourage you to use the Here Comes the Bus App to track your child’s bus.
  • Please make sure your child's teacher knows how your student is getting home. 

Student Arrival

  • Students can enter the building starting at 8:20
  • Children should be in class ready to start their school day by 8:35 AM
  • All Walkers use Door 1 (main entrance)

Kindergarten Students

  • During the first week only, parents of Kindergarten students may use Door 1 to enter the building with their child during student arrival
  • All Kindergarteners must be met (at school or at the bus stop) and walked home with a family member/guardian/day care provider who is in 13 or older

Kiss and Ride

  • Kiss and Ride opens the doors at 8:20 am, daily for arrival. Please follow the line and pull up to Door 2. If the door is closed, please park and bring your child to the Main Office to check in.  

  • Pick up for Kiss and Ride will begin at 3:20 pm, and please place your tag on your vehicle's rear view mirror. 

  • Remember to stay in your car for Kiss and Ride. A staff member or patrol will open your car for your child to exit or enter your car.  

PTA Boo-Hoo and Yahoo Breakfast

  • Our amazing PTA is hosting a Boo-Hoo and Yahoo Breakfast tomorrow morning starting at 7:50 at the front of the school

We know that the first day comes with excitement and some jitters.  Please know that we will be ready to support all students and families. Thank you for partnering with us as we navigate returning to school in the safest and most efficient way possible. If you need anything, don't hesitate to let us know.

Your Administrative Team,

Jen Fallert and Karen Baxter

Follow ICES on Social Media

TWITTER: @islandcreekES

FACEBOOK: Island Creek Elementary School

FACEBOOK (PTA): Island Creek Elementary PTA

Ms. Fallert (twitter): @JFallertFCPS

ICES Website: