Mosaic Matters - February 15, 2023

Kindergartners celebrating 100 days

Kindergarteners celebrated 100 days of school!


👕This Friday - Pajama Day!

Pajama Day

❗Dismissal Reminder❗

Students will not be released after 3:00 p.m. due to the end of the day procedures in the classrooms. Dismissal is at 3:20. If you need to pick up your child for an afternoon appointment, please arrive in the office no later than 2:55.


🌎Family Heritage Night

Family Heritage Night banner

 

Please join us for Family Heritage Night on Thursday, February 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. Travel around the school and enjoy cultural displays, crafts, and food sampling. Visit the library for storytelling, dancing, singing, and other performances. Come to the gym to see one of the two fashion shows. We’d love to have a wide representation of the diversity that we are so lucky to have at Mosaic!


🏫PTA Meeting

Please join the PTA for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at this link.


🟣Month of the Military Child - Purple Up! T-Shirt Vote

Purple Up T Shirt Vote

 

April is the Month of the Military Child, and Purple Up! Day will be celebrated throughout Virginia on April 19, 2023. Please take a moment to vote for this year's FCPS Purple Up! t-shirt and show your support for military-connected youth by participating in Purple Up! Day! The voting ends Friday, February 17. Let's turn FCPS purple in support of military-connected youth for one day!

Did you know that Mosaic ES is a Purple Star recognized school? Learn more about how FCPS and Mosaic Elementary School supports military families.


📽️Free Screening of Till at Oakton High School

Till Screening

 

Oakton High School will be hosting a free screening of the movie Till for families in the Oakton pyramid on Tuesday, February 21 from 6-9 p.m. Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat in advance.

Note: The MPAA rated Till PG-13 for thematic content involving racism, strong disturbing images, and racial slurs.


📚Read Across America Week

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Read Across America Week is coming soon! Mark your calendars for the week of Feb 27-March 3.  Students can show their reading spirit by dressing for each of the spirit days.

Monday - Sports Day

Tuesday - Pajama Day

Wednesday - Silly Mismatch Day

Thursday - Book Character Day

Friday - Read At Home Day! 


👨‍🚒👩‍⚕️👮‍♂️Career Day Signup

We are currently recruiting for our 2023 Mosaic Elementary Career Fair. The fair will be held at Mosaic ES on March 30, 2023. We are looking for a wide variety of presenters to showcase their careers at booths during the fair. Presenters can sign up for one or both sessions and are welcome to stay for lunch:

  • Primary Grades (Head Start-3rd grade): 9:15 a.m.-11:10 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Upper Grades (4th-6th grades): 12:20 p.m.-2:10 p.m.

Please reach out to Laura Zinn ljzinn@fcps.edu or Sarah Rowland sjrowland@fcps.edu with any questions! Sign up to join us here!


👩‍🏫Tutor.com - Extra Help for Students at No Cost to Families

tutor.com

 

With Tutor.com through Schoology, FCPS students are able to get learning help at any time, even from bilingual tutors! Students in FCPS meet with tutors thousands of times each week to practice reading, prepare for an upcoming math test, write computer programs, study for the SAT, or to get feedback on scholarship essays–all at no cost to their families! If you haven’t already, we encourage you to take just a few minutes to connect with a tutor with your child. More info about Tutor.com in FCPS is available here. 


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🗓️Upcoming Events

February 16 - Family Heritage Night, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

February 20 - Presidents' Day (Student Holiday)

February 21 - PTA Meeting (virtual via Zoom), 6:30 p.m.

February 27 - March 3 - Read Across America Week

March 2 - 2-Hour Early Release for Students 

March 3 - School Planning Day (Student Holiday)