Coates Family Newsletter for 6/17/2023

Have a Great Summer! We will miss you!

last day

We want to wish all of our students and their families a great summer!  We hope you use the summer to rest and recharge for next school year.  School will reconvene on Monday, August 21st.  We look forward to your return!

You can view the FCPS 2023-24 school calendar here.

FCPS Honors Ms. Ceglie


On Wednesday, FCPS hosted the FCPS Honors event at George Mason University.  Coates Elementary 4th grade teacher, Kristen Ceglie, was honored at the event.  She was the finialist nominee for Region 5 as the Elementary Outstanding Teacher of the Year.  While Ms. Ceglie did not win the category, she still shines as at Outstanding Teacher at Coates Elementary!

Take on the Road! continues to be available to all students, at no cost, to continue summer learning. Visit the Summer Access webpage for more information on how to access the online service throughout the summer.


Recognize Our Staff Who Go Above and Beyond

fcps cares

The FCPS CARES Program is an opportunity for parents, staff, and community members to recognize FCPS employees for going above and beyond to help others and show they care. We invite you to submit your story, so we can all acknowledge the good work of FCPS employees, specifically at Coates.

Mark Your Calendar



17th- L.L. Coates ES Night at DC United

19th- Juneteenth Holiday



*The full FCPS 2022-2023 calendar can be accessed here.

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TWITTER (Principal Basdekis): @pdbasdekis

FACEBOOK: FCPS L.L. Coates Elementary School

FACEBOOK (PTA): L.L. Coates Elementary PTA

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