Crossfield News - 11/7/23

Upcoming Dates:

Thursday, November 9 - AAP Parent Meeting 

Thursday, November 16 - Chorus Concert @ 7 PM Cafeteria 

November 22-24 - Thanksgving Holiday

Monday, December 4 - 4th Grade In house Field Trip 

December 18 - 31 - Winter Break

Monday, January 1 - Holiday, New Years Day


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.

Thanksgiving Lunch

Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

It's another wonderful time of year to show our thanks to our Crossfields teachers and staff. The PTO will be hosting our annual Thanksgiving luncheon buffet for them on Friday, November 17th.  The PTO is sponsoring Bob Evans catering for the main courses in addition to parent donations and volunteers to assist on the day.  We would appreciate your help!

(1) Volunteers: assist in set-up, serving and clean up

(2) Donations: side dishes, salads, vegetarian items, drinks and desserts 

Sign-up for Thanksgiving Staff Luncheon

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.

Alice in Wonderland

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