Forestville Friday Updates!

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Calendar Reminders

April 15th - Purple Up Spirit Day

April 16th - 5th Grade Integrated Reading/Writing SOL

April 19th - LAST DAY TO ORDER A YEARBOOK / PTA Sock Hop (Gr. 4-6) *see flyer below

April 23rd - Online Safety Parent Presentation @ 6:30 p.m. *see flyer below

April 22nd - 26th - Earth Week Spirit Week *see flyer below

Main Office Updates

For the next several weeks our office will be short-staffed. We are very fortunate to have several substitutes filling in and helping out. We ask that you please afford our office staff with patience and grace during this time. 


Purchase a Yearbook! 

April 19th is the deadline to order!

Yearbooks are available for purchase now here.  (School code 21994)

Reach out to the yearbook team at with any questions.


💻Online Safety Parent Presentation

When: Tuesday, April 23rd @ 6:30 p.m.

Where: Forestville Cafeteria

What: Presented by a U.S. Secret Service Agent in collaboration with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

If you have any questions please contact our School Counselor, Shana Schnaue

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💜Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child. Forestville would like to recognize and honor all of our military connected students. If you have a military connected child, meaning the parent is currently military or has retired, and would like your child(ren) recognized, please send the following information to Mrs. Schnaue at Please include a picture of your child with the military connected person.

Information will be shared on a poster recognizing your child in the Front Hall at Forestville.

Non-Profit Community Flyer Distribution

As outlined by FCPS Regulation 1367.2, school principals shall offer options to nonprofit organizations that want to make their materials available to students and parents. 

These flyers must be related to the school’s educational mission and be age-appropriate. Community organizations must submit their materials in advance to the school’s administration and must include the disclaimer “These materials are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Fairfax County School Board, the Superintendent, or this School.”

Please submit flyers for review by April 17th, for the spring 2023 distribution, to Jennifer Wright.


🌎 Earth Week Spirit Week

Students and Staff are invited to wear the color matching each day’s theme to show your Earth Week spirit!

- Monday, April 22 – Earth Day - wear green

- Tuesday, April 23 – Watershed Day - wear blue

- Wednesday, April 24 – Zero Waste Day - wear white

- Thursday, April 25 – Climate Change Day - wear red

- Friday, April 26 - Wildlife Day - wear nature print


Family Summit Designed to Enhance Safety, Security, and Inclusion

The FCPS Family Summit will take place on Saturday, April 20, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at Marshall High School. The conference will cover topics that are helpful for all families such as raising resilient, independent children; forming meaningful connections with children; addressing big emotions; and the dangers of opioids and fentanyl. Participants may also join online sessions, which will provide supports for students with disabilities and their families.

Visit the Family Summit webpage to learn about the guest speakers and to register for the event. The theme — Safe, Supported, and Included — aligns with Goal 2 of FCPS’ 2023-30 Strategic Plan.

📰FCPS News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • School Health Services Satisfaction Survey
  • Webinars and Events for Families
  • FCPS Is One of the Best Communities for Music Education

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, please sign up today