Dranesville's Tuesday Connection

To read this newsletter in other languages, please visit our website.

Para leer este boletín en otros idiomas, visite nuestro sitio web.

Attendance Matters at Dranesville

Dranesville Loves to Read Day

Students in Ms. Rose's class enjoyed a story shared by a parent during our third annual Dranesville Loves to Read Day, celebrated February 14th.

JiJi is Coming to Dranesville!

Students Complete ST Math Puzzles on JiJi Day 2023

Dranesville Elementary School was the number 1 school in all of Fairfax County Public Schools for most minutes in the 2024 FCPS and ST Math Math Week with a total of 42,506 minutes!  We earned a live visit from JiJi the Penguin! JiJi will be visiting our Dranesville on Tuesday, February 27th and celebrating our Goal-Directed and Resilient mathematicians during grade level assemblies. 

We look forward to celebrating the work of our Dragons!

Join us for Family Paint Night, Wednesday, March 20th!

We are excited to bring back our beloved Family Paint Night, featuring the art of Alma Thomas! On Wednesday, March 20th, from 6-7 pm, our Art Teachers will lead us in a creative experience that your family is sure to enjoy! RSVP by March 1st.

Family Paint Night

Kindergarten Orientation

Dranesville Elementary Kindergarten Orientation March 5th. Call 703-326-5200 to schedule a registration appointment.

🚌Bus transportation will be available for families attending Kindergarten Orientation. Two stops will be available: The Herndon Community Center and the intersection of Herndon Parkway & Park Ave. Sign up to reserve space on the school bus.

Kindergarten Registration: It’s as Easy as 1-2-3…

There’s an easy five-step process for parents wanting to register their child for kindergarten:

  1. Determine eligibility. 
  2. Identify your local school. 
  3. Gather documents. 
  4. Fill out forms. 
  5. Schedule an appointment.

After the appointment at the school (the student and one caregiver must be present), the student will be ready for orientation, Bridge to Kindergarten, or any other introductory events each school may host. Read more about the registration process.

💻 Try Online Registration

Parents may register their children online for kindergarten through 12th grade. Learn how to begin the online registration process

When registering, parents will create (or log in to an existing) SIS ParentVUE account. Please note that passwords should be more than 12 characters long. If you have an existing account and your password is shorter, please update it when you log in.

Order your 23-24 Yearbook

Order your 2023-2024 yearbook at ybpay.lifetouch.com.

Yearbook ID Code: 14267224. 

Dranesville Campaign

Supporting Dranesville Dragons

We are thankful for our community partners who support us by providing weekend meals and student supplies. Please consider making a contribution to assist with the continuity of weekend meals and student supplies as they need replenishment throughout the school year. Thank you!

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 Dranesville.

Save the Date

February 22 Family Science Night 6-8 pm

March 4- 8    Scholastic Book Fair

March 5        School Planning Day | Student Holiday | Kindergarten Orientation

March 8        Book Character Day

March 20      Family Paint Night 6:00 -7:00 pm

March 22      Yearbook Orders Due

March 25-29 Spring Break | No School

April 1          Teacher Workday | Student Holiday

April 2          Staff Development Day | Student Holiday

April 5          Herndon Pyramid Art Show Opens

2023-2024 School Year Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

Community Flyers

Spring - Herndon Reston Youth Baseball

Flyer English | Flyer Spanish

Spring- Herndon Optimist Youth


Girl Scout Camp Opportunities

Camp Primavera | Encuentro