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FCHS Renovation Open House- 2/22

February 22nd 7-8:30pm

Tours start from School Cafeteria (park and enter at doors: 1, 2, 3 and 4) 

Exciting news! We're excited to announce the completion of several new/renovated spaces in our building. The cafeteria, library, science/math wing, culinary arts, automotive tech, and STEM lab are now finished and eagerly awaiting the enjoyment of our students and staff!

Join us in commemorating this significant milestone with a community open house, inviting you to explore our recently unveiled spaces. Although there's still a lot of work ahead, we're thrilled to share the progress achieved with our community!

Gather in the new cafeteria for light refreshments, from there you can embark on self-guided tours. Our students and administrative staff will be stationed throughout the building, ready to provide details about the exciting new spaces. All are welcome!

PTA Bingo Night

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School Calendar

Please remember that the school calendar for 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 are both available and allow you the opportunity to enjoy time with family, while still ensuring a strong learning experience for your child.

North China Cafe


🧸 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. 

Our Schools, Our Future: Community Conversations Continue

Join Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid for Our Schools, Our Future – A Community Conversation. Your voice matters! Share your thoughts about FCPS and bring your questions to a conversation on:

Pre-registration for a Community Conversation is not required but will help FCPS plan. Childcare and interpretation services will be provided for all events based on staff availability. Events are open to all. Learn about other opportunities to connect with Dr. Reid.

VDOE Winter Virginia Growth Assessment Parent Reports- Updated Date

The Virginia Department of Education announced the release of the new Parent Report covering the results of this year’s Winter Virginia Growth Assessments for students in grades 3-6.  

An example of the new Parent Report, as well as additional resources for parents, can be found on the Parent & Caregiver Resources for Assessments webpage on the VDOE website.

The Parent Report informs parents of their child’s test scores, shows if the child needs additional support, is considered at risk of falling behind, or if the child is generally well prepared at this point of the school year. We were informed that Parent Reports will now be available in ParentVUE at the beginning of March.

👩‍🏫 Help Students Achieve Their Dreams. Teach for FCPS!

Save the date! Attend FCPS’ instructional job fair on Saturday, February 24, 9 a.m.-noon, at Lake Braddock Secondary School. Network and take advantage of interview opportunities with representatives from various FCPS schools. Employment offers may be extended during the fair. Register today.

Save The Date

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February 27-28:  IOWA (IAAT) Testing (6th Advanced Math)

March 5: School Planning Day/Student Holiday

March 7: AAP Parent Session (5:00 PM) - CANCELED 

March 7: PTA Meeting (7:00 PM)

March 12: 3rd Grade Field Trip- GMU Center for the Arts

March 14: Family Math Night

March 21: Spring Portraits and Class Pictures

March 25-March 29: Spring Break

April 1: Teacher Workday/Student Holiday

April 2: Staff Development Day/Student Holiday

April 2: Kindergarten Orientation (9:00 AM)

April 4: PTA Meeting (7:00 PM)

April 4: 6th Grade Field Trip (Graham/Lewis)

April 4-12: Naglieri (NNAT) Testing (1)

April 5: 6th Grade Field Trip (Monroe/Hamm)

April 10: Holiday- Eid al Fitr

April 12: 4th Grade Strings Rehearsal (9:00 AM-Cafeteria)

April 12: Combined 5th & 6th Grade Band Rehearsal- Gym (9:00 AM)

April 16: 6th Grade Band Rehearsal in the Band Trailer / 6th Grade Strings Rehearsal- Gym (9:00 AM)

April 16: 1st Grade Field Trip- National Zoo

April 16: 5th Grade Band Rehearsal in the Band Trailer / 5th Grade Strings Rehearsal- Gym (10:05AM)

April 17: 4th Grade Strings Concert (9:00AM)

April 17:  Falls Church Pyramid Art Show- (5:00 PM)

April 18: 5th and 6th Grade Band and Strings Concert (9:00AM)

April 18: AAP Level IV orientation (6:00 PM)

April 19: ALVN Build a Child’s Library 

April 23: Family Science Night

April 26-27: All County Chorus Festival

April 27: Falls Church Jaguar 5k

April 29-May 3: Teacher Appreciation Week

April 29-May 24: Spring SOL Testing Window

May 2: PTA Meeting (7:00 PM)

May 3: Teacher Workday/Student Holiday

May 7: 6th Grade Panoramic Picture

May 10: K Field Trip- Hidden Oak Nature Center

May 27: Holiday- Memorial Day

June 6: PTA Meeting (7:00 PM)

June 11: K and 6th Grade Promotion

June 12: Last Day for Students

See the complete school year calendar