Crossfield News - 11/14/23

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, November 15 - PTO Chick-fil-A Spirit Night 

Thursday, November 16 - Chorus Concert @ 7 PM Cafeteria 

Monday, November 20 - Oakton Pyramid Virtual FLE Meeting 

November 22-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 30 - Carson Pyramid Virtual AAP Meeting

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

Tuesday, December 5 - PTO - Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Gardens

December 18 - 31 - Winter Break

Monday, January 1 - Holiday, New Year's Day


Federal Impact Aid Survey

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: Services in Middle and High School

Parents and Guardians of 6th grade students are invited to attend an information session hosted by the Advanced Academic Resource Teachers (AARTs) from elementary schools within the Carson MS Pyramid and the Carson Middle School AART. The AARTs will jointly present an Overview of Advanced Academic Programs in Middle School and High School. The presentation will cover topics including the goals of AAP in FCPS, the AAP Continuum of Services in Middle and High School, Honors vs. AAP courses, and Math offerings available to students in middle school.  

*Crossfield Parents and Guardians of 6th grade students who will attend Langston Hughes or Franklin Middle School, are encouraged to attend.  

*Closed Captioning will be available in Spanish*

Date: Thursday, November 30th

Time: 9:30-10:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting using this link:

Meeting ID: 977 4350 9033

Passcode: 608957

Questions? Reach out Melissa Graham, Crossfield’s AART

Oakton Pyramid FLE Parent Overview

You are invited to attend an evening opportunity to hear an overview of Family Life Education and how to access the lessons through Schoology. The virtual meeting will be held on Monday, November 20th at 6:00 p.m. using the following link:

To preview all FLE lessons (grades K-12 and modified) independently:

  • Online in Schoology - includes lessons and media titles that FCPS has streaming rights
    • Parents/guardians log onto Schoology using their username and password for their SIS (Student Information System) Parent account.
    • Open the All Parents/Guardians course within that course open the blue Family Life Education (FLE) That folder contains links to lessons, slide presentations, and media for which FCPS has purchased streaming rights.

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

Chick-fil-A Chantilly Air & Space Spirit Night - Wednesday, November 15 (4:00-8:00 pm)

Join us for Spirit Night at Chick-Fil-A Chantilly Air & Space on Wednesday, November 15th between 4:00 to 8:00 pm.

10% of sales will be donated to Crossfield when you mention "Crossfield Elementary School" when you order OR turn on the toggle for "Support Community Care Event" on the confirmation screen when ordering via the mobile app. Click here for flyer. 

Location: Chantilly Air & Space Chick-fil-A, 3454 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA

PTO Sponsored Square 1 Art

The PTO is sponsoring our annual Square 1 Art fundraiser this year! Flyers with your child’s artwork came home last week. The Square 1 Art fundraiser is an opportunity to purchase keepsakes and gifts featuring your child's art. As a bonus, every order benefits our school. Order online today!

Simply search for your child's art using Art Search, and enter state, school name, and your student's name. Your student's art and code will appear, and you may order from there! You may also upload additional art if you like, using Art Upload

The deadline for ordering your personalized art is Nov. 22nd. All orders will ship directly to you. Order online today! 

Please email Emily Simon ( with questions.

Meadowlark Winter Walk of Lights

Crossfield Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Join the Crossfield community for Winter Walk of Lights on Tuesday, December 5th, 2023. The Winter Walk is more than a half-mile long, one-way route providing an enchanting and safe evening activity. Crossfield will have a dedicated check-in table to pick up your discounted $14 tickets You may arrive anytime between 5:30pm - 8:30pm to enter the gardens. Please put an estimated time your family intends to arrive. We won't hold you to it, but it helps us gauge crowds and manage volunteers. Purchase your discounted tickets by November 30th, 2023!

Click here - Purchase Crossfield Meadowlark Tickets

Holiday Sale

The Crossfield Holiday Sale is live now through December 8th!  Choose from hundreds of designs and garments that will be delivered to your home by December 23rd! You'll save 20% off the entire site, including all new designs and product lines! Free Shipping for all orders over $75 and orders under will ship for $5. Shop at Click here to shop!

PTO Swag

Alice in Wonderland

Join Oakton HS Band

On Saturday December 2nd at 11 am or 1 pm as we welcome in the holidays with our Holiday Wonderland Concert!  Oakton students will delight our guests with holiday music, skits, crafts, hot cocoa and a visit with Santa!  Click here for flyer.  For more information or to purchase tickets click here! 

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