Katherine Johnson MS - November 10, 2022

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in this issue:

Important Dates

  • Monday, November 14 - FLE Preview Night (Virtual)
  • Tuesday, November 15 - Fairfax Choral Pyramid Concert
    • 7:00 PM at Fairfax HS. 
  • Wednesday, November 16 - World Language Credit Exam
  • Friday, November 17 - Fall Play - The Stinky Cheese Man
    • 7:00 PM at KJMS
  • Saturday, November 18 - Fall Play - The Stinky Cheese Man
    • 7:00 PM at KJMS
  • Wednesday, November 23-25 - Thanksgiving Break
  • Wednesday, November 30 - KJMS Band Concert 
    • 7:00 PM in KJMS Auditorium
  • Thursday, December 1 - Orchestra Concert 
    • 7:00 PM at Fairfax High School
  • Monday, December 19 through Monday, January 2nd - Winter Break


  • Classes Resume on January 3 (EVEN Day)

Career Day 2022


Good evening, Eagles,

Happy Veteran’s Day and thank you to those who served our country so honorably. Your dedication and loyalty to our country will never go unnoticed. Additionally, we would like to thank our military families who have made many sacrifices in support of our country. 

This week we had another very successful Career Day! We want to thank everyone who took time out of their day to join us and shared their experiences and expertise in the field. We had a wide range of careers join us this year including a voice actress, a US Marshall, a Sheriff’s Deputy, a couple librarians, a few business owners, a safety specialist and a pilot! All of the students who signed up to learn from the florist walked away with their own floral arrangement with a vase! I also wanted to extend a special thank you to our colleagues from Falls Church and Chantilly Academy and the Davis Career Center who brought ambassadors and students from their programs to speak to our students.


We were also very honored to host State Superintendent Jillian Balow to KJMS, who was able to pop into a few sessions to listen and observe. If you look closely, you may see her in the photo collage! Thank you to the committee members who helped make this day a success.


Lastly, I’d like to leave you with a video that Superintendent Dr. Reid recorded for our students and thank her for taking the time to impress the importance of Career Day. 

Have a wonderful weekend! 


Friday Oeur,

School Counselor and Career Day Committee Member

Fall Play at KJMS


Family Life Education (FLE) Preview Night

FLE and Emotional & Social Health will be included in the 7th and 8th grade PE curriculum this school year.  There will be a VIRTUAL preview night for both programs on November 14, 6:30 PM-7:30 PM.

Please let us know if you will be able to attend by clicking on this link.  A Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the meeting date. 

Thank you

FCPS Calendar Survey Coming Soon

In an annual planning process, FCPS uses input from the community to help develop the school year calendar for the following year. The Calendar Survey will be sent to parents/caregivers, FCPS employees, and students in grades 7-12 next week. 

Our framework for creating the calendar is available online to ensure transparency, as we work to build a calendar that is inclusive and equitable.

Fairfax High School Java Coding Lessons

Robotics club at Fairfax High School. Our students will be offering a virtual workshop to middle school students in Basic Java and Advanced Java coding. They are doing this as their fundraiser for buying supplies to build their Robot and pay competition fees. We could use your help to advertise the workshop.  


KJMS Library News...


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Amazon Wish List

Bookings Calendar.

Battle of the Books

Lost and Found Items

We have accumulated many misplaced items. Please encourage your student to check for their lost items in the lost and found area in the cafeteria. At the end of the school day on Friday, November 4, any remaining items will be donated to a local charitable organization.

KJMS Family Liaisons

If you need to contact one of our parent liaisons, Ana Maxey (Mon.,Thur., Fri.) or Jennie Choi (Tues. & Wed.), please call 703-934-2454 and leave a message with your name, your student's name and phone number. You may also contact them via email: Ana Maxey at ajmaxey@fcps.edu  or Jennie Choi at jchoi4@fcps.edu

Counselor Information

Who is your school counselor for SY 22-23?

7th Grade Teams

8th Grade Team

Captains –Tyisha Williamson

Highlanders – Tyisha Williamson

Hokies – Dayle Ranallo

Panthers – Dayle Ranallo

Patriots – Friday Oeur

Nighthawks – Friday Oeur

Spartans – Curtiss Barnes

Cavaliers – Curtiss Barnes

FCPS Weekly News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

    • Calendar Survey, Coming Soon!
    • Student Performance in Language Arts (Grades 1-6)
    • Family Engagement Resources
    • School Board Presentation: Academic Matters

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.  

Parent Resource Center

The Parent Resource Center (PRC) offers free workshops (webinars), consultations, a lending library, and resources to help adults support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities.

FCPS Cares

FCPS Cares

Do you want to celebrate a Katherine Johnson employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay in Touch with Us

Parents who speak Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, or Vietnamese can call a telephone information line for general information about FCPS and to receive support if they are having difficulty communicating with their children's schools due to a language barrier.