Cedar Update

Cedar Lane Update



Twitter:  @CedarLaneHS

Facebook:  Cedar Lane HS


Upcoming Dates:

Full Calendar:  https://cedarlaneschool.fcps.edu/news-events/calendar  (continuous updates)


11/14............. SEL Monday

11/15............. Thanksgiving Luncheon

11/16............. RTL 8

11/18............. RTL 1

11/22............. Email IEP Progress

11/22............. RTL 2

11/23-25........ No School Thanksgiving Break

11/28............. Gold Day

11/29............. RTL 3

11/30............. PBIS Soda and Paint

12/1............... RTL 4



Outstanding Cedar Lane Employees Nominations Open

The FCPS Outstanding Employee Awards program celebrates the efforts and accomplishments of exceptional school-based and nonschool-based employees from throughout the district. To nominate a Cedar Lane Staff member, visit  https://cedarlaneschool.fcps.edu/news/nominations-are-open


Save The Date Senior Portraits

Cedar Lane will conduct the annual Senior Photo Day on Wednesday, December 7th at the school. All Seniors who expect to be a part of the Cedar Lane Class of 2023 are encouraged to participate in this important event.  Seniors will be asked to sign up for a specific time to have their photo taken on December 7th.  More information will be sent out as the date gets closer. Lifetouch will have an alternative site for photo sessions. That information will be provided on request.


For any questions about school photos, please contact Robb Metry at Cedar Lane School at rametry@fcps.edu  or call the school at 703-208-2400.


Parent Information Relating to Special Education

Parents SEPTA has gathered a full list of opportunities relating to special education that are FREE unless noted.  

In most cases you must register if registration information is provided.

For the full list please visit:




Transition University — Self-Paced Course of 5 Sessions

Mon. Oct. 10 to Tue. Nov. 29, with access 24/7

Learn about the many options to maximize your child’s independence and quality of life when they age out of school. 

Register:  https://peatc.org/event/transition-university-fall-2022/


Ways to Adulthood — in Spanish

WAZE a la Adultez

Mier. 9 de novembre, 6:00-7:30 pm

Este taller compartirá información sobre las cosas que deben tenerse en cuenta cuando su ser querido cumpla 18 años.

Registrarse:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s1kHyKSmTeqGBHQUwpND1Q#/registration



Everything You Need to Know About Opioids

Thu. Nov. 10, 10:00-11:30 am

Learn: how teens are getting drugs; opioid risk and misuse; withdrawal and overdose symptoms; naloxone and how it works.

Register:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0TMfdr6MV3nw7-CDuMqHc20Md_n5UkelKCony7MQJ-YEcPA/viewform


Moving On to Life in the Community:  Resource Fair

Thu. Nov. 10, 6:30-8:30 pm, 8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr. #1000, Fairfax

A presentation and resource fair will help parents of students with significant disabilities think concretely about after graduation.

Register: https://www.fcps.edu/resources/family-engagement/parent-resource-center/register-free-workshops-parent-resource-center



**SUPPORT GROUPS FOR PARENTS** For the full list please visit:




African American Culturally Focused Virtual Parent Café meets Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 pm.  Register at least 24 hours in advance by email BuildingStrongerFamilies@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-7720 


Autism Dads meets one evening monthly.  Contact:  George Buzby at 571-419-1257 or gbuzby@aol.com


Autism Society of NoVA Parents and Caregivers meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 6-7 pm via Zoom.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9466001682#success Meeting ID: 946 600 1682; One tap mobile (301) 715-8592


Cafés Virtuales Para Padres:  Miércoles de 7:00-8:30 pm.  Regístrese con al menos 24 horas de anticipación:   BuildingStrongerFamilies@fairfaxcounty.gov o 703-324-7720 


CHADD: Children & Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Alexandria CHADD Parent Support Group  4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 pm.  Contact:  Susan,  ADHDParentMountVernon@gmail.com  or call 303-903-9972.
  • West Fairfax/Burke CHADD Parent Support Group  1st & 3rd Thur. of each month at 8:00 pm Contact:  Cathy,  ocgreulich@aol.com