Forestville Updates 5/20

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Calendar Reminders

May 21st - 5th Grade Science SOL 🧪

May 27th - No School / Memorial Day

May 29th - ALL Library Books Due 📚

May 30th - Field Day *volunteers needed! 🎉

June 10th - Yearbook Distribution *PTA led

June 11th - 6th Grade Promotion 🎓

June 12th - Last Day of School / Early Release @ 2:00 p.m. 🌞


FieldDay

🎉Volunteers Needed - Field Day! 

Field day this year will be on Thursday, May 30th. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date will be June 5th.

Schedule: 

Grades K - 3: 9:45 - 11:15 

Grades 4 - 6: 1:45 - 3:15 

*if you would like to volunteer please sign-up here


📚A Note from Ms. Ciullo

It’s that time of year again! All Forestville Library Books are due by Wednesday, May 29. Please encourage your child(ren) to look around your home for any and all Forestville Books. Please remember books can be returned any day of the week, there is no need to wait for an assigned Library Day. If you have any questions, please email Miss Ciullo at kate.ciullo@fcps.edu. Thank you!


🖥️ End-of-Year Assessment Scores

Family score reports for most spring assessments will be centrally distributed to families through SIS ParentVUE, with central mailing ongoing for VKRP assessments. 

  • iReady Grade 1-3 - expected in PVUE the week of 6/3 (non-PVUE delivery by the end of this year)
  • iReady Grade 4-6 - expected in PVUE the week of 6/24 (non-PVUE delivery before the start of next school year)
  • VKRP Grade K - expected central delivery via U.S. Mail the week of 7/8
  • WIDA ACCESS Score Reporting for Families - expected in PVUE the week of 5/28 (non-PVUE delivery by the end of June)
  • Official SOL Score Report: expected in PVUE the week of June 3 (non-PVUE delivery by EOY)
  • NEW“Parent Report” for SOL Growth for grade 3-8 reading and math tests: expected in PVUE by EOY (non-PVUE delivery EOY)

SchoolSupplies

📝School Supplies 

The PTA is partnering with 1st Day School Supplies again this year! You can purchase all of your students' school supplies with one click AND have them delivered directly to Forestville! 

For those that wish to shop themselves - school supply lists can be found here


🏫Rising Kindergarten Registration

If you have a rising Kindergarten student, please fill out this new student intake form to begin the registration process. If you have a neighbor or friend with a child who will be turning five on or before September 30th, please pass along this information!

If you have any questions about the registration process, please email Ms. Kirk (akirk@fcps.edu).


🩹 Health Room Notice

The school health room is reminding parents and guardians that all medication stored in the health room must be picked up no later than the student dismissal time on the last day of school June 12th, 2024 at 1 pm.  Medication left in the health room after that time will be destroyed. It is school policy that medications must be picked up by the parent or guardian. Medication cannot be sent home with your student. However, with parent or guardian permission, a high school student may transport over-the-counter medications to and from the school health room. If your student will be enrolled in a summer program sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools, the existing medication authorization form(s) may be used for the summer program, but you will need to pick up the medication on the last day of school and deliver the medication and completed forms to the summer learning site  on the first day of the summer program. Please let the health room know if you would like a copy of the form(s).


🩺Immunizations 

All students entering 7th grade will be required to receive one dose of each of the following immunizations prior to the beginning of school: Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis booster (Tdap), Meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY) and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

  • To meet the Meningococcal (MenACWY) requirement, the vaccination must be administered at age 10 or older.  
  • As a parent/guardian, you may decide that your child not receive the HPV vaccination. The school does not require documentation if a parent/guardian elects for their student not to receive the HPV vaccination.

ACTION REQUESTED: Please provide one of the following immunization documents to the Student Information Assistant (SIA) or Registrar at your child’s school as soon as possible:

  • An immunization record showing that the child has received at least one dose of each of the required immunizations listed above.
  • A note on a healthcare provider’s letterhead stating the date the vaccine(s) was given.
  • A healthcare provider’s written statement of a permanent or temporary medical exemption.

A notarized Religious Exemption Form, which is available online at: https://bit.ly/VDOEReligiousExemptionForm


Final Community Conversation With the Superintendent

Dr. Michelle Reid has been hosting Community Conversations and Employee Conversations  throughout the division since the fall of this school year. She is committed to getting to know our school communities. 

The date for the final Community Conversation is below. These events provide a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to connect with Dr. Reid, share concerns and ideas. She is there to listen and answer your questions. Your voice is important.

We invite you to register for the last community conversation of the school year.  Pre-registration is not required, but does help us plan.

Childcare and language interpretation services will be provided.

For more information please visit our website.

We look forward to seeing you at this last Superintendent Community Conversation of the year.


📰FCPS News

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

  • Family Life Education Materials Available for Review
  • 2024-25 School Year Budget Update
  • Free Student Bus Passes

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