Crossfield News - 10/31/23

Upcoming Dates:

Friday, November 3 - 2 Hour Early Release 

Monday & Tuesday, November 6 & 7 - No School, School/Teacher Workday

Thursday, November 9 - AAP Parent Meeting 

Wednesday - Friday, November 22-24 - Thanksgving Holiday

Federal Impact Aid Survey

This year, FCPS is pleased to announce that the Federal Impact Aid Survey is now available electronically through your  ParentVue account.  For families that do not have access to Parent Vue or prefer to complete a paper form, a printed form will be sent home with your student.  For further information, please visit 

Advanced Academic Programs Screening Information

Meeting for Parents/Guardians of Children in Grades 2-6

An informational meeting will be held at Crossfield Elementary School on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria.  The Advanced Academic Resource Teacher will review the screening process for full time AAP services.

Referrals for full time (level IV) AAP screening are due to Mrs. Graham no later than December 15, 2023.  There are no exceptions.

Families of rising 7th graders:  You are welcome to attend this meeting to understand the screening process.  There will be another meeting specifically for rising 7th graders to address AAP options verses honors courses.  Date and time TBD.

Lost and Found

Lost an Invisalign tray? Baseball glove? Reading glasses? Book? Jacket? Sweater? Hoodie? Our Lost and Found is full. Most (maybe all) items with names have been returned.Saturday, November 4th  items that have been waiting to go home for quite a while will be donated to The Closet in Herndon; at other times donations go to other schools or coat drives that support families in our Herndon/Reston area.



Fun Run Thank You



REMINDER!  Fun Run Campaign ends TODAY, October 31st! 

The Fun Run Campaign ends TODAY!  Please make your final donations at  Funds raised will help build TWO NEW PLAYGROUNDS for all Rockets to enjoy!

We will announce the winners this week for: 

  • Top 5 Fundraising Students will get to SILLY STRING A TEACHER!  
  • The grade level that SHINES THE BRIGHTEST with the highest participation will win a GALAXY SHAVED ICE & COTTON CANDY PARTY

We are grateful for every donation, and excited to share the campaign total soon!

Thank you CROSSFIELD ROCKET NATION for supporting the PTO FUN RUN and our students, teachers and staff.  

With heartfelt thanks for your unbelievable support, 

The Crossfield PTO Board 

Language Arts Basal Instructional Resources

Fairfax County Public Schools will adopt new Elementary School Language Arts Basal Instructional Resources for the 2024-2025 school year. Public review of the recommended materials is part of the process for selecting new resources.

Elementary English Language Arts basal instructional resources may be accessed in person and online from November 15, 2023, until noon on December 15, 2023. Digital materials for public review and comment will be available on the Elementary Language Arts Basal Resource Review website. Those reviewing instructional materials may complete an electronic comment sheet that will be available on the website during the review period.

Hard copies of instructional materials will be available for review Monday-Thursday from 9:00AM to 9:00PM at Pimmit Hills Center, Room 207, 7510 Lisle Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22043. Please enter using door #4 and check in at the main office.

All community feedback will be shared with the review committee and with School Board members before the vote at the School Board regular meeting.

FLE -Human Growth and Development Lessons

Beginning in fourth grade students are presented scripted lessons on human growth and development. This year’s presentation dates are Grade 4 on December 1; for grades 5 and 6 December 11-15.

You are invited to review the materials. Access our All Parents/Guardians Schoology course. Once you are in the course, you can find a blue folder labeled  Family Life Education. Inside are links to Parent Preview- FLE Instruction (materials review), FCPS FLE Information- all levels (topics covered by grade level) and Opt-out forms in English and Spanish.

Giant Food

Support Crossfield at Giant Food at the Village Center at Dulles (2425 Centreville Road)

For the entire month of November, store leadership at Giant Food at 2425 Centreville Road location has selected Crossfield to receive a $1 donation from every purchase of the $2.50 Giant Food Community Bag. The Community Bag Program facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the vicinity where shoppers live and work. Support Crossfield and purchase a bag today!  For more information about the program visit

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter Together in Education Program

Harris Teeter's Together in Education program gives schools a chance to earn funds when you link your VIC card and shop Harris Teeter brands. Harris Teeter has donated over $32.4 million to Together in Education schools since 1998! When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to your school. There are NO LIMITS to how much a school can earn. Link your card via this google form  or in store by mentioning Crossfield Elementary School or code 5139.  VIC Cards must be re-linked every August!  

Parent Vue

Access the FCPS secure solution for information about your child's attendance, class performance, demographic data, and more.

My School Bucks

Lunches, Field Trips, laptop repair fees. This is the primary way to send money to the school. 

Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application

Opt-out Forms