Kings Glen Gator Bytes February 28, 2024

Gator Bytes: News and General Information for Kings Glen ES

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. 

AAP News

Families, please find attached the Advanced Academics Program (AAP) Spring Newsletter, with information about screening for Subject Specific (Level II), Part-Time (Level III), and Full-Time (Level IV) Services as well as an overview of the continuum of Advanced Academic services in FCPS. If you have any questions, please reach out to Lisa Rode, AART Teacher.

Spring Newsletters and translations are on the hub, under the Community Outreach and Communications tab -

Bruins Care

Spring Sports Kickoff at LBSS

Tuesday, March 12, 5-7 p.m.

The LB Athletic Leadership class is hosting a Spring Sports Kickoff on March 12 from 5-7PM on the blacktop. The event is FREE to everyone. There will be food trucks and some small side games for students to participate in (corn hole, kan jam, video games, etc.). (View Flyer)

spring sports day lbss

There will be FREE ENTRY for elementary students wearing school spiritwear; adults pay $5 entry to go to any of the 5 varsity games listed above.

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 General Membership Meeting

Thursday, February 29 at 6 p.m. via Zoom

We are looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming PTA General Membership Meeting on Thursday, February 29 at 6PM on Zoom.  Come hear updates from the principals and the PTA Board, and elect the nominating committee that will help find the officers for the next school year.  We’ll also discuss and vote on an updated budget.  More information here and on Facebook.

  • Meeting ID: 258 233 8875
  • Password: KPKG2020!

PTA  After-School Activities at Kings Glen

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

Kings Glen Offerings: Magnus Chess, Run Fit Kids, Tiny Chefs, Mudskippers Pottery, and STEM Excel: Game Design

Baskets and Bingo

Thank you to everyone who volunteered and attended to help make this fundraiser such a huge success.  Special thanks go to Heather Rose-Glowacki and Emily St. Onge for spearheading the committee and for the entire team of amazing volunteers, who are all extremely appreciated.  You can find the list of raffle winners here; reach out to with any questions. 

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.

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!

Dates to Remember

Feb. 29:  PTA General Membership Meeting (See Above)

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. 12:  Spring Sports Kickoff at LBSS (See Above)

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)