Kings Glen Gator Bytes February 21, 2024

Gator Bytes: News and General Information for Kings Glen ES

Spring Picture Day

Spring Picture Day

Friday, February 23

You will be able to view and order your child’s photos in their online gallery approximately ten days after picture day. If you have any questions leading up to picture day, please reach out to Victor O’Neill Studios by emailing

We are in need of 2-3 parent volunteers to help with picture day (discount voucher will be provided after picture day). If you are interested, please let us know your availability by calling the Kings Glen office at 703-239-4000, or emailing

March Mathness

March Mathness at Kings Glen!

Friday, March 1st, 5-7 p.m.

Join us on Friday March 1st for March Mathness!  Kings Glen is excited to welcome our families for a fun, family, math event from 5:00-7:00 PM.

There will be games, activities, raffles, robotics, basketball, and tons of math! The Big Cheese food truck will also be here ready to take care of dinner!  We can’t wait to see you there!   (View Flyer)

Calendar Reminder - Student Holiday March 5

Friendly reminder to families that earlier this school year, Tuesday, March 5 was changed to a student holiday and teacher workday. This is due to the large number of school locations used as polling locations for the Virginia primary. 

Family Liaison Resources

Family Liaison Corner

School Year Calendar:  Be sure to bookmark the FCPS school year calendar to keep track of school holidays, breaks, and observances.

'Attendance Matters' Fact of the Week: 

Missing 10% (or about 2 days per month) can make it harder to learn to read.

Community Corner Newsletter

The Department of Family Services offers many resources, including parenting webinars and much more, for our community.  Explore their many here: Community Corner Newsletter.

Food Insecurity Resources for Families

Find out how to receive or offer support on the Fairfax County website, or view their Human Services Resource Guide for assistance with food, clothing, housing, and other services.

Free Resources for Families

Learn more about FCPS’ Family Resource Center (FRC). Be the first to learn about new workshops by signing up for the FRC newsletter.  Please feel free to email Kathy Baker, Kings Glen Family Liaison, with any questions.




PTA  After-School Activities for Kings Glen

Details & registration links here! Please reach out to your child’s counselor to inquire about scholarships.

DC United • PTA Night of Soccer

Saturday, June 1st

Join us for a thrilling night of soccer at Audi Field on June 1st as Kings Park and Kings Glen come together to support DC United! Tickets start at just $25, and by using this special link, you guarantee you'll be sitting with other KP/KG families for the game.

Baskets & Bingo - Coming Soon!

Friday, February 23 at Lake Braddock SS

Baskets and Bingo is coming up THIS Friday, February 23rd at 5 pm at LBSS! There will be over 40 themed baskets and 35+ teacher and staff experiences being raffled off! Raffle tickets are $1/each. Bingo is free to play, and there will be lots of prizes! This event is free to attend and is for KP & KG students, staff & families. All students must be accompanied by an adult (no drop-offs). Check out our flier for information, and reach out to with any questions.

Upcoming Events - Family Fitness Night and PTA Earth Day

Our Family Fitness Night is coming up on April 11th.  Interested in volunteering?  Sign up here to be on the committee.  Planning has also begun for our annual Earth Day event on April 27th at KG.  Please reach out to us at if you are interested in being part of the event committee!

LAST CALL: Candidates for Nominating Committee

We’re still looking for candidates for the Nominating Committee.  The PTA plans to elect the nominating committee at our February 29 meeting.  Are you interested in serving on this committee?  Please contact PTA president, Charlotte HannaganSimilarly, please reach out to Charlotte if you have any interest in serving on the 2024-2025 PTA board.

Dates to Remember

Feb. 23:  Spring Picture Day

Feb. 23:  PTA Baskets & Bingo (at Lake Braddock SS)

Feb. 29:  PTA General Membership Meeting (6 p.m. via Zoom)

Mar. 1:  March Mathness at Kings Glen

Mar. 5:  Primary Election Day (No School for Students)

Mar. 11:  First Full Day of Ramadan (Religious and Cultural Observance) 

Mar. 19-21:  Kings Jesters Performance Nights

Mar. 22:  End of 2nd Quarter

Mar. 25-29:  Spring Break (No School)

Apr. 1-2:  Teacher Workdays (No School for Students)