Bush Hill Updates & Community News - Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Tomorrow Is Work Out Wednesday! Walk & Bike To School Day

Work Out Wednesday

Good Morning Everyone!!  Great news….. Workout Wednesday are back!!!

To promote movement and wellness we have Workout Wednesday’s the 2nd Wednesday of the month.  The first one is tomorrow, October 12th!!

On these days Staff and student can wear workout wear or a team jersey. We usually share some movement activities to do in the classroom.

And this year it could be a good time to incorporate Yoga for the Classroom.

Work it out Bush Hill!

Walk and Bike to School Day Wednesday October 12

Put on the walking shoes, get the bikes/helmets ready Panthers! We encourage students/families to walk to walk/roll to school. Please be sure to wear a helmet if your are riding your bike.

Why Walk, Bike or Roll?

It’s fun! Remember the thrill of riding a bike for the first time or walking or rolling to school on the first day? There’s a feeling of joy and independence—a sense of adventure—that doesn’t fade. Of course, there are many other benefits to walking, biking or rolling to school, too.

-Healthier Habits

-Cleaner Environment

-Promoting Safety

-Community Benefits

-Less Traffic

We hope to see you out there!!!

AAP Information Session

Advanced Academic Placement Level IV Referral Information Session

Please join us Thursday, October 13 at 6:30 pm via zoom to learn more about the level IV referral process. The link for the session will come out the day of via eNotify.

The deadline for level IV referral is December 15, 2022.

Superintendent Community Conversation for Military-Connected Families

October 13, 2022, 6:30-7:30 p.m. This hybrid event will be held in the 1st floor cafe at the FCPS Gatehouse Administration Center, 8115 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church VA 22042.  Free parking is available in the underground garage.  Language interpretation will be provided, as available, as well as childcare and light refreshments. If you can attend, either in-person or virtually, please register here to attend.

Join Us For Bush Hill Community Night

We are excited to be celebrating the identities that make up our Bush Hill Community. Join us on Thursday, October 20th from 5:30 – 7:30 for an evening of food, fun, and connections. Families are encouraged to wear clothing that represent them. We are still looking for volunteers who are able to bring a favorite family dish for our community to sample that evening. If you are able to help please email mklynch1@fcps.edu or jeguzman1@fcps.edu We look forward to celebrating our community with you!

PTA Restaurant Night

Restaurant Fundraiser at Hangry Burger

Join fellow Panther families on October 26th for delicious food from Hangry Burger in Springfield (6699G Frontier Dr.). 20% of sales for the entire day will benefit the Bush Hill Elementary PTA. Hangry Burger is a locally owned small business with more than just burgers; vegetarian, gluten free, and halal options abound! Don't get hungry, get Hangry! We hope to see you there.

Breakfast Honoring Veterans

Dear Bush Hill Parents and Veterans,

Bush Hill Elementary School will be hosting a special breakfast to honor the Veterans in our community. We would love to have as many Veterans as possible at our informal morning gathering, so that they may be honored and recognized for their valued service to our country.

  • Who: Veterans and their families
  • When: Wednesday, November 9th 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Reception: hosted by Bush Hill ES staff in the school cafeteria

If you or someone you know is a Veteran and would like to attend, please RSVP to Mrs. Intidame at: sintidame@fcps.edu by Wednesday, November 2nd.

Please include the following information when emailing your RSVP:

  • Name of Veteran
  • Name of Bush Hill student or family member
  • Number of family members attending breakfast with Veteran
  • Branch and rank in military

We cannot wait to honor the many Veterans in our community!


Salima Intidame, Family Liaison

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