Dranesville's Tuesday Connection

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92 Dragons to Receive Second Quarter Perfect Attendance Awards!

If your child must stay home due to illness or emergency, please notify our attendance line at 703-326-5252 or  [email protected].

We are so proud of our mathematicians for working towards meeting personal and collective goals. This week our students exceeded our goal of completing an average of 50 puzzles; they completed an average of 65 ST Math puzzles! There's one week remaining in the #STMathWinterChallenge.

Let's go, Dragons!

Family Guide to accessing Clever at Home

Webinars and Events for Parents This Week

FCPS’ Parent Resource Center (PRC) is dedicated to helping adults support the success of all students. The PRC will present the following webinars in February: 

Click on the titles above for more information and to register.

Volunteers Needed to Support Our Salad Bar Reopening

at Dranesville Elementary School

 

We would love volunteers to support students in accessing the salad bar during lunches throughout the first month of our salad bar reopening, February 28th-March 28th. We are in need of helping hands from 11:00-1:30. Please email our Family Liaison, Jackson Moscoso to sign up to volunteer for a day or more, as your schedule allows.

Thank you for sharing your time and lending a helping hand as we reopen our salad bar!

Meal Prices

Breakfast

  • Students, grades K-12—$1.75
  • Reduced-price breakfast for qualifying students – no charge 
  • Adults—$2.35

Lunch

  • Elementary school—$3.25
  • Middle school—$3.50
  • Secondary and high school—$3.50
  • Reduced-price lunch for qualifying students – no charge 
  • Adults—$4.50

Milk (Sold Separately)

  • Students and adults—60¢

Add funds to your child's meal account using My School Bucks.

Need Assistance? Apply for Free or Reduced Meal Prices.

Low-Cost Internet for Free and Reduced-Price Eligible Students 

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to lower internet costs for families with children who have been eligible for free or reduced-price meals within the last 12 months. A qualifying household will receive $30 per month toward internet services and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet. Families can check their eligibility and register at AffordableConnectivity.gov or by calling 877-384-2575.

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.

Upcoming Events

February 6  Second Quarter Progress Reports Available in SIS Parent Vue

February 6-10 School Counseling Week

February 7 Progress Reports in Blue Home School Communication Folder  

February 13 100th Day of School 

February 14 Dranesville Loves to Read Day

February 16 Group Photos for Yearbook

February 20 Holiday | No School | President's Day

March 2 Early Release | Dismissal at 2:05 pm

March 3 School Planning Day | No School | Kindergarten Orientation 10:00 am

March 6-10 Read Across America Week | Scholastic Book Fair

March 10 Book Character Day

April 3-7 Spring Break | No School| Main Office Closed

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Dranesville's Connection- Spirit Week, School Counseling Week, Strategic Plan Forums

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After noticing that our staff was rocking red on Friday to raise awareness about heart health, our students inquired about what color day Monday would be. We gave them the choice. They chose for Monday and the rest of the week! We are excited about honoring our students' school spirit with this week's color days! #ColorDays #SpiritWeek #JOY #DranesvilleCARES 

National School Counseling Week 

February 6-10 is National School Counseling Week, and highlights the tremendous impact school counselors have in helping students achieve academic success and planning for a career. 

 

Join us in recognizing and showing our appreciation for our two wonderful School Counselors, Mindy Ryan and Rosanna Lucero, who provide care and support for our students and families.

Remaining Strategic Planning Community Forums 

Click one of the dates below to register for a forum. Childcare will be provided at in-person forums. Language interpretation will be provided, as available, at all events. Please register today.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Dranesville Elementary School PTA News

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Happy February Dranesville family! Our next Chick-fil-A Spirit Day is Friday, February 10th. More details below.

 

Spring Run-a-Thon: Sponsors Needed

Dranesville’s spring fundraiser will be a Run-a-Thon kicking off March 23! We are looking for businesses to help sponsor this event. The donations will support purchases of prizes, water, fruit, and other supplies needed to run the fundraiser. If you or your business is able to help, please contact Katie Weatherton at [email protected] or Brianne Culbreath at [email protected].

 

The PTA will use the money raised to support school activities and create a STEAM lab at Dranesville Elementary School.

 

Chick-fil-A Mobile/In-Store Spirit Day Event: Friday, Feb. 10

 

Come support Dranesville Elementary by placing a Mobile Pickup, Mobile Drive-thru, Mobile Curbside, or Mobile Delivery order. You get to enjoy a great meal and Dranesville Elementary will receive a donation of 25% of today's Mobile sales that have Dranesville Elem, DES, or Spirit Event mentioned in the special instructions when ordering. Ordering in the store or drive-thru, let the order taker know you are here for the Spirit Event.

 

Reminders

New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • March 1
  • May 3

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Dranesville's Tuesday Connection

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ST Math Winter Puzzle Challenge

Dranesville ES students averaged 51 puzzles this week in the ST Math Challenge.

We are so proud of our mathematicians for completing an average of 51 ST Math puzzles during the second week of this challenge, especially during a three day week of school!

Thank you for your support as we work together to meet and exceed our weekly goal of averaging 50 puzzles or more, and for supporting your child as they progress in their personal ST Math journey.

Family Guide to accessing Clever at Home

Dranesville District Strategic Planning Community Forum- February 4

 

Please join Elaine Tholen for the Dranesville District in-person Strategic Planning Community Forum. Help shape the division’s future for the next few years!

WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Spring Hill Elementary School Cafeteria

Please register here

Child care and language interpretation will be provided at this event, and sign up is through the registration link above.

These Community Forums  (link: https://www.fcps.edu/strategicplanning-communityforums) provide families, students, staff, and community members with an opportunity to participate in and influence the direction of FCPS’ new Strategic Plan. The goal is to have the final strategic plan by June 2023.

Learn more about our strategic planning process here.  If you can’t join the Dranesville Forum, please check out the schedule of Community Forums, including several virtual options, and register for one that is most convenient for you.

What Happens at a Strategic Planning Community Forum?

  • Community Forums will provide families, students, staff, and community members with an opportunity to review student achievement, access, and perception data and identify both strengths and challenges within the data.
  • Working in small groups, participants will use research-based goals as a framework to transition their observations into recommended goals for the strategic plan that are focused on our desired future state for students.
  • As a culminating activity, participants will identify the one guarantee they would like FCPS to make regarding our students’ education.
  • The data from the Community Forums will be synthesized and that information will be shared with the Core Planning Team to incorporate those recommendations into finalized strategic plan goals.

What Can I Do to Prepare?

It's not necessary to do anything in advance. We want you to bring your thoughts and experiences to the discussion. If you'd like to review in advance, the data reports shared at the Community Forums are available on the Strategic Planning website.

February Webinars and Events for Parents

FCPS’ Parent Resource Center (PRC) is dedicated to helping adults support the success of all students. The PRC will present the following webinars in February: 

Click on the titles above for more information and to register.

National School Counseling Week 

February 6-10 is National School Counseling Week, and highlights the tremendous impact school counselors have in helping students achieve academic success and planning for a career. 

 

School counselors work with students in a variety of different capacities, whether it is through classroom lessons, group sessions, or individual counseling. Learn more about the role of school counselors in FCPS.

Join us in recognizing our two School Counselors, Mindy Ryan and Rosanna Lucero, who provide tremendous care and support for our students.

Join our Black History Month Celebration

As part of our celebration of Black History Month, Dranesville will be hosting three nights of teachers and parents reading books to our families.  These readings will occur from February 21-23 from 7pm - 7:30 via Zoom. 

 

If you are interested in reading a book in either English or Spanish please sign up using this Google Form (English and Spanish) .  If you have a book you would like to read, please indicate the title in the Google Form.  DES also has books in both English and Spanish that we can lend you to read.

Readers can connect at home or from school. If you would like to read/connect from school, please contact Carrie Hester at [email protected]. Thank you for being a part of Dranesville's celebration of Black History Month.

Volunteers Needed to Support Our Salad Bar Reopening

at Dranesville Elementary School

Salad Bar Returns to Dranesville February 28th

 

Our school salad bar is reopening! Real Food for Kids and FCPS Food and Nutrition Services and we are in need of volunteers willing to dedicate time to help our school have a smooth reopening!


We are in need of two volunteers for our opening day: a station a volunteer at the front of the salad bar to help with trays and one at the back to help with salad dressing and directing students into the serving line. Please in sign up to help our opening day, February 28th.

 

Teaching and learning takes time. We would love volunteers to support students in accessing the salad bar during lunches throughout the first month of our salad bar reopening. Please email our Family Liaison, Jackson Moscoso to sign up to volunteer.

 

Thank you for your partnership in reopening our salad bar! 

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.

Upcoming Events

February 1 PTA Meeting 7:00 pm

February 6  Second Quarter Progress Reports Available in SIS Parent Vue

February 6-10 School Counseling Week

February 7 Progress Reports in Blue Home School Communication Folder     

February 14 Dranesville Loves to Read Day

February 16 Group Photos for Yearbook

February 20 Holiday | No School | President's Day

March 2 Early Release | Dismissal at 2:05 pm

March 3 School Planning Day | No School | Kindergarten Orientation 10:00 am

April 3-7 Spring Break | No School| Main Office Closed

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Dranesville Elementary School PTA News

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Register today for Therapeutic Arts, Science, and Growth Mindset!

 

This new after school class combines the disciplines of art and science to encourage creativity, confidence, and motivation -- and promote stress release. Designed for children ages 6-12, this program has a free-flowing approach that allows children the flexibility to enjoy the process rather than focusing on the end product.

 

Themes for this class include gratitude, self-care, self-love, positivity rocks, and mystery science! Kids will learn the tools to help manage and release stress.

 

The workshops are theme-focused allowing participants to focus on the present moment, encouraging mindfulness. Most of all, each class is designed to nurture ideas of creativity, imagination and fun!

 

Two scholarships are available for this class! Contact our Family Liaisons Jackson Moscoso [email protected] or Paulina Hidalgo [email protected] for more information.

 

When: Wednesdays, Feb 1 – March 1, 4:15 -6:00 p.m.

Where: Dranesville Elementary School

Cost: $180

 

Learn more and register here: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/store/p/therapeutic-arts-science-growth-mindset

 

Spring Run-a-Thon: Sponsors Needed

Dranesville’s spring fundraiser will be a Run-a-Thon kicking off March 23! We are looking for businesses to help sponsor this event. The donations will support purchases of prizes, water, fruit, and other supplies needed to run the fundraiser. If you or your business is able to help, please contact Katie Weatherton at [email protected] or Brianne Culbreath at [email protected].

 

The PTA will use the money raised to support school activities and create a STEAM lab at Dranesville Elementary School.

 

 

Volunteer Chair Needed: Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8 -12

 

The PTA is looking for volunteers for Teacher Appreciation Week. Help organize events to say thank you to the amazing Dranesville teachers and staff. Please email [email protected] if you are able to help!

Reminders

New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • February 1
  • March 1
  • May 3

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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January 25th

2 Hour Early Release 2:05 Dismissal

January 26th & 27th

Student Holidays | No School

ST Math Winter Puzzle Challenge

All students at Dranesville Elementary School are participating in the ST Math Winter Puzzle Challenge. Our goal is to have an average school-wide puzzle completion of 50 puzzles each week from January 17th -February 13th. 

We are so proud of our mathematicians for completing an average of 54 ST Math puzzles during the first week of this challenge!

This is a wonderful opportunity to talk with your child about their ST Math Journey. When students log into ST Math through Clever, they are able to see their personal puzzle completion progress.

Family Guide to accessing Clever at Home

Dranesville Elementary's Kindness Week Spanish Translation

Dranesville Loves to Read Day

February 14th is Dranesville Loves to Read Day! Let's bring on the joy and share our love for reading! Families are welcome to be part of our celebration of reading by sharing a story in your child's classroom. If you would like to be a guest reader, please send an email or Talking Points message to your child's teacher.

Join our Black History Month Celebration

As part of our celebration of Black History Month, Dranesville will be hosting three nights of teachers and parents reading books to our families.  These readings will occur from February 21-23 from 7pm - 7:30 via Zoom. 

If you are interested in reading a book in either English or Spanish please sign up using this Google Form (English and Spanish) .  If you have a book you would like to read, please indicate the title in the Google Form.  DES also has books in both English and Spanish that we can lend you to read.

Readers can connect at home or from school. If you would like to read/connect from school, please contact Carrie Hester at [email protected]. Thank you for being a part of Dranesville's celebration of Black History Month.

School Board Reviews Draft School Year Calendar Options

At their January 17 work session, the School Board discussed draft calendars that were created for the 2023-24, 2024-25, and 2025-26 school years. Draft calendars were developed using the following criteria as a framework:

  • Federal, state, and Virginia Department of Education guidance.
  • Superintendent’s priorities.
  • School Board input.
  • Student absentee data.
  • Staff absentee data.
  • Surrounding jurisdictions’ calendars.
  • Survey results.
  • Calendar Feedback Committee input.

You may view the draft calendars and other related documents in Boarddocs. The calendars will be presented as new business during the School Board meeting on Thursday, January 26. The Board is scheduled to vote on the calendars during their meeting on Thursday, February 9.

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.

Reston Summer Camp Expo | January 28th | Flyer HERE

Upcoming Events

January 25 End of Second Quarter | Early Release 2:05 pm

January 26-27 Student Holidays 

February 1 PTA Meeting

February 6  Second Quarter Progress Reports Available in Parent Vue

February 20 Holiday | No School | President's Day

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Coming in February! New Afterschool Class on Therapeutic Arts, Science, and Growth Mindset!

 

This new class combines the disciplines of art and science to encourage creativity, confidence, and motivation -- and promote stress release. Designed for children ages 6-12, this program has a free-flowing approach that allows children the flexibility to enjoy the process rather than focusing on the end product.

 

Themes for this class include gratitude, self-care, self-love, positivity rocks, and mystery science! Kids will learn the tools to help manage and release stress. The workshops are theme-focused allowing participants to focus on the present moment, encouraging mindfulness.

 

Most of all, each class is designed to nurture ideas of creativity, imagination and fun!

 

When: Wednesdays, Feb 1 – March 1, 4:15 -6:00 p.m.

Where: Dranesville Elementary

Cost: $180

 

Learn more and register here: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/store/p/therapeutic-arts-science-growth-mindset

 

Volunteer Chair Needed: Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8 -12

The PTA is looking for volunteers for Teacher Appreciation Week. Help organize events to say thank you to the amazing Dranesville teachers and staff. Please email [email protected] if you are able to help!

 

Board Meeting Minutes

The General Membership Meeting Minutes from the January 2023 meeting are now posted here: https://www.dranesvillepta.com/minutes

The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 7 p.m. in the library.

 

Join the Dranesville PTA today!

Help strengthen your community – we need your unique perspective to make a difference! Now’s the time to join and help our PTA create connections to support your child(ren).

Join today! Membership is only $10.

 

Reminders

New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • February 1
  • March 1
  • May 3

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Attendance: 703-326-5252  or [email protected]
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National Day of Service Dranesville Image

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we invite you to join us in community to strengthen food security through a food collection for weekend meals. Please check out our Sign Up Genius to see how you can help.

Donations can be dropped off in our main office Tuesday, January 17th - Friday, January 20th.

Thank you for your role in caring for our Dranesville community.

ST Math Winter Puzzle Challenge

All students at Dranesville Elementary School are participating in the ST Math Winter Puzzle Challenge. Our goal is to have an average school-wide puzzle completion of 50 puzzles each week from January 17th -February 13th. This is a wonderful opportunity to talk with your child about their ST Math Journey. When students log into ST Math through Clever, they are able to see their personal puzzle completion progress.

Family Guide to accessing Clever at Home

Dranesville Loves to Read and Valentines Day #DranesvilleCARES

Let's bring on the JOY and the love for reading! We welcome our families to be part of our celebration of reading by sharing a story in your child's classroom on Tuesday, February 14th. If you would like to be a guest reader, please send an email or Talking Points message to your child's teacher.

Students will have the opportunity to exchange Valentines on Tuesday, February 14th.  If your child would like to exchange Valentines, they should bring one for each student in their homeroom. Due to food allergies and our commitment to healthy snacks in school, we ask that students exchange Valentines without food and/or candy.

Dranesville Elementary Kindergarten Orientation March 3, 2023

Dranesville Elementary VA Standards of Learning Assessment Schedule

Tutor.com 

 

Did you know Tutor.com can help with more than just homework?

This free, on-demand tutoring service also offers a comprehensive range of resources to support students' learning. 

Students can take practice quizzes at any time, and if they struggle in particular areas, they can immediately connect to a live tutor through voice or chat options for help.

How it Works: Tutor.com

English | Spanish | Arabic | Vietnamese

Learn more on the FCPS Tutor.com website.

Order your yearbook online HERE.

Yearbook Orders Due March 27th.

Youth Substance Abuse Herndon Pyramid Presentation

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 6-8 pm | Herndon High School

Attendees will walk away with an understanding of:

  • Alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and opioid.
  • List what you can do as a caregiver.
  • How to identify and connect with community resources.

English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

Applied Behavior Analysis Upcoming Monthly Parent Meetings

January 18   Steps for Systematically Teaching New Behaviors

February 15  Communication: A Foundation for Independence

March 15      Teaching Self-Help and Independent Skills

April 19         The Importance of Generalization

May 17          Maintaining Routines Outside of School

ABA Training Calendar 

English | Spanish | Amharic  

All family members and caregivers are welcome to attend monthly ABA Parent Training.  All of the following trainings are virtual. Visit THIS page to learn more about ABA.

Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting: Building Positive

Classroom Communities through Social and Emotional Learning

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Register HERE.

 

Boy Scouts of America Meet the Troop Night Information HERE

Herndon-Reston Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Information HERE

HRYB Flyer - Spring Baseball English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

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.

Upcoming Events

January 23 Herndon Curriculum Night Flyer HERE

January 25 End of Second Quarter | Early Release 2:05 pm

January 26-27 Student Holidays 

February 1 PTA Meeting

February 14 Dragons Love to Read Day

February 20 Holiday | No School | President's Day

 

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Hello Dranesville Families and Happy New Year!

 

 New After School Class: Therapeutic Arts Science & Growth Mindset

 

 

What is TASGM? TASGM is an integrative approach to using and combining the many disciplines of Art and Science to invoke creativity, encourage confidence, motivation and promote stress release. The program though structured with a themed curriculum, has a free flowing approach to allow participants the flexibility to enjoy the process rather than focus on the end product.

In addition to some of the educational benefits of the program, participants will be able to learn tools to help manage and release stress. The workshops are theme focused allowing participants to focus on the present moment, encouraging mindfulness. Most of all, the curriculums are designed to nurture ideas of creativity, imagination and fun.

When: Wednesdays, February 1- March 1, 4:15 - 6:00 p.m.

What: Classes focus on Gratitude, Self Care, Self Love, and Mystery Rocks

Where: Dranesville Elementary

Ages: 6-12

Cost: $180 

Learn more and register HERE.

Limited number of scholarships are available. Contact Elizabeth Dubuque, [email protected] for scholarship information and support.

 

Dranesville Chess: Winter Session Open!

 

Join your fellow Dragons and learn all about chess! Fun, low-pressure chess instruction and play in a controlled scholastic environment. Interactive lessons taught by a US Chess Federation experienced adult chess teacher.

 

Grades: Open to students in 2nd-6th Grade

Time: 8:05 a.m - 9:05 a.m.

Dates: Fridays - 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 3/17, & 3/24

Location: Dranesville Elementary

Cost: $79/student

 

Due to a teacher workday, class may be postponed one week and begin Feb. 3 with an extra Friday added at the end of the session. An email with the final dates will be sent to all who register.

 

Register today! https://www.dranesvillepta.com/store/p/dranesville-chess-fall-session

 

Play Rugby in Great Falls!

 

Join Great Falls Rugby this Sunday Jan. 15th at 10am

Location: Ken Lawrence Park #1, 8081 Jones Branch Dr, Tysons

 

Registration is open for rugby in Great Falls

Coed NON-CONTACT (Pre K-4th) and Boys & Girls Tackle (5th-12th)

Free to try. Learn more at www.greatfallsrugby.com

For more information, email: [email protected]

 

New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

February 1

March 1

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

1515 Powells Tavern Place, Herndon, VA 20170 | Main Office: 703-326-5200
Attendance: 703-326-5252  or [email protected]
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January 16th is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There is no school on this holiday. Volunteer Fairfax provides several volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups to volunteer to make a positive impact in our community.

This year, we are coming together as a Dranesville community to support food security for families in our community through a food collection for weekend meals. Please check out our Sign Up Genius to see how you can help.

Donations can be dropped off in our main office Tuesday, January 17th - Friday, January 20th.

Thank you for your role in caring for our Dranesville community.

Our students are learning and growing every day. This Spring students in grades 3-6 will show their learning on Virginia Standards of Learning assessments. We ask that you make note of the date. To every extent possible, please be sure that students are well rested and in school for scheduled assessments.

Order your yearbook online HERE.

Fairfax County Public Schools students in grades 3-6 complete the SEL screener, unless opted out by a parent or guardian. This survey offers valuable information about students' SEL skills, relationships, school environment, and well-being. Results are being mailed to families this first week of January. 

There are resources available online to provide families information on understanding the Screener Report as well as for supporting conversations about the Screener and the domains: Supports and Environments, Skills and Competencies, and Well-being.

Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting: Building Positive Classroom Communities through Social and Emotional Learning

During this session, families will:

  • Learn about the evidence-based Responsive Classroom practices of Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting. 
  • Understand how teachers are using these practices to engage students in learning that is challenging, developmentally appropriate, and supportive of the whole child.
  • Learn new tips so you can continue these responsive practices at home.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Register HERE.

  • SEPTA, the Fairfax County Special Education Parent Teacher Association, was created to empower and connect families, students, and educators to ensure students with disabilities develop their full potential as individuals and community members. Learn more or become a member on the SEPTA website

The Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) is a state mandated Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). Parents/guardians, students, teachers, administrators, staff, and others interested in special education at FCPS are welcome and encouraged to share their thoughts, ideas, and/or public comment related to the unmet needs of students with disabilities.

FCPS’ Office of Special Education Procedural Support provides guidance to staff, families, and students in areas related to the implementation of and compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended. 

Families of students in special education programs can find more resources in the Special Education Handbook for Parents. (Translations are available from the Parent Resource Center (PRC).

Youth Substance Abuse Presentations

  • FCPS is dedicated to providing parents and community members with the most accurate and up-to-date information on youth substance use, prevention, addiction, interventions and available supports. Please join us and our partners from the Fairfax County Police Department and Community Services Board as we discuss these topics as well as the ongoing opioid crisis. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of:
  • Alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, and opioid.
  • List what you can do as a caregiver.
  • How to identify and connect with community resources.

English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

Herndon-Reston Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Information HERE

HRYB Flyer - Spring Baseball English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

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.

Upcoming Events

January 9-13 Family Math Week Information HERE

January 11 Langston Hughes Middle School 7 Curriculum Night Flyer HERE

January 16 Holiday | No School | Martin Luther King's Birthday

January 17 Youth Substance Abuse Presentations (Parents & Guardians)

January 23 Herndon Curriculum Night Flyer HERE

January 25 End of Second Quarter | Early Release 2:05 pm

January 26-27 Student Holidays 

February 14 Dragons Love to Read Day (Information Coming Soon)

February 20 Holiday | No School | President's Day

 

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

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ST Math Puzzle Completion August- December

Each of our students has a personalized ST Math journey this school year. Their daily focus on solving puzzles is resulting in learning, growing and achieving milestones.

On January 6th, two classes were recognized for the highest puzzle completion in December. Mrs. Borick's class was recognized for the second consecutive month. Pictured here, Mrs. Rose's class was recognized for having the second highest puzzle completion in our school during the month of December.

Thank you for supporting and encouraging your child to meet their recommended usage and puzzle completion in their ST Math journey.

Click HERE for a guide about accessing ST Math at Home.

Click the image above for a video about Math Week.

Math Week Video English | Math Week Video Spanish

 

All content is available completely free on the Family Math  Website starting tomorrow, January 9, 2023.

To access the games, simply click on the day of the week and find your child's grade and language. 

Our goal is for FCPS to experience 1,000,000 minutes of math outside of the school day. Whether you play a math game, read a book about math, ask  your child to share their ST Math journey with you, or engage in a different mathematical experience, all of your family math experiences are valued and add up.

Let's do this, Dranesville families!

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Dranesville Chess Club

 

Join your fellow Dragons and learn all about chess! Fun, low-pressure chess instruction and play in a controlled scholastic environment. Interactive lessons taught by a US Chess Federation experienced adult chess teacher.

Grades: Open to students in 2nd – 6th grade

Dates: Fridays - 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 3/17, & 3/24

Time: 8:05 AM – 9:05 AM

Location: Dranesville Elementary

Cost: $79/student

Registration opens on 1/6 @ 8 AM. Register at www.dranesvillepta.com. Class is limited to 20 students. Register early to guarantee a spot!

We need a parent volunteer(s) to assist with this program. Please consider supporting our students by volunteering. Email [email protected] if you’re able to help.

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Dranesville's Connection- Happy New Year & PTA Meeting Tonight Jan 4th 7:00

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Congratulations to our 285 Dragons who finished 2022 #15DaysStrong and to all of our Dragons for giving, being, and doing their best every day!

We are looking forward to our next attendance recognition and celebration, which will be in just a few short weeks. Students will be recognized for perfect and outstanding attendance as well as improved attendance since first quarter.

If your child must stay home due to illness, please notify our attendance line 703-326-5252 or email [email protected].

Our  goal directed and resilient scholars are consistently setting, achieving, and their exceeding personal goals. Each student at Dranesville has personal ST Math and Lexia goals for the school year. Regardless of your child's grade level or where they are on their learning continuum, these adapted programs are a tremendous support to their learning. 

ST Math and Lexia are available through Clever in Schoology.

 

Let's join our entire FCPS community for a week of family math, January 9th- January13th. 

All content will be available completely free on the website starting January 9, 2023. To access the games, families will be able to simply click on the day of the week and find their child's grade and language. View the website at anytime for explanations and videos.

Families can play for as little as 15 minutes or up to an hour. For families that want to reduce screen time, there will be physical print options for access to the content and games as well.

Our goal is for FCPS to experience 1,000,000 minutes of math outside of the school day. Any and ALL math experiences outside of a normal week count. Let's do this, Dranesville families! The family time is invaluable and all of those minutes engaging in family math add up. Will your family commit to 15 minutes of Family Math each evening next week? 

Online Tutoring Available for All FCPS Students

Unless they’ve been opted out, students can access Tutor.com through Schoology. Every session is personalized to meet the needs of the student from remedial to advanced levels. We encourage families to take advantage of this resource to support and extend students' learning at home.

 

Questions not answered in the posted resources on FCPS’ Tutor.com webpage may be sent to [email protected].

Fairfax County Public Schools students in grades 3-6 complete the SEL screener, unless opted out by a parent or guardian. This survey offers valuable information about students' SEL skills, relationships, school environment, and well-being. Results are being mailed to families this first week of January. 

There are resources available online to provide families information on understanding the Screener Report as well as for supporting conversations about the Screener and the domains: Supports and Environments, Skills and Competencies, and Well-being.

 

Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting: Building Positive Classroom Communities through Social and Emotional Learning

One of the ways that all students at Dranesville are supported in these domains are through school-wide daily implementation of Morning Meeting. Our school community connects through a school-wide morning news show featuring messaging from students. The morning news show is followed by a Morning Meeting during which classroom communities engage in activities to strengthen connection, belonging, and set a positive tone for a day of learning.

The FCPS Parent Resource Center is hosting  a webinar so families can hear about how teachers and school staff are building positive schoolwide and classroom communities through social and emotional learning. 

During this session, families will:

  • Learn about the evidence-based Responsive Classroom practices of Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting. 
  • Understand how teachers are using these practices to engage students in learning that is challenging, developmentally appropriate, and supportive of the whole child.
  • Learn new tips so you can continue these responsive practices at home.

The presenter is Ivette Robles,  FCPS Curriculum Resource Teacher, Office of School Improvement and Supports.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 10-11:30 a.m.

Register for Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting: Building Positive Classroom Communities through Social and Emotional Learning

View the individual event page if you would like to share this event with others.

 

Order your yearbook online HERE.

Herndon-Reston Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Information HERE

HRYB Flier - Spring Baseball English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

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.

Upcoming Events

January 4 PTA Meeting 7:00 pm in the Dranesville Library

January 16 Holiday | No School | Martin Luther King's Birthday

January 23 Herndon Curriculum Night Flyer HERE

January 25 End of Second Quarter | Early Release 2:05 pm

January 26-27 Student Holidays | Staff Development & Teacher Workday

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

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Dranesville's Connection- Have a Wonderful Winter Break!

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Thank you to our PTA for indulging our staff in a beautiful dessert bar! Our teachers and staff enjoyed the coffee and sweet treats! We appreciate you! We are thinking of all of our Dranesville families with tremendous gratitude and we wish you a joyful winter break and all the best in the New Year!

 

 

Click on the image above or THIS document to access live links to resources.

 

The Fairfax County Public Library has a Winter Reading Challenge for readers ages birth-adult. Information is available HERE.

Congratulations to our artists whose work is highlighted in the Connection Newspaper Children's & Teen's Connection 2022. Thank you to Ms. Nagy for nurturing our artists and submitting this year's entries. Click HERE to see the creative entries from Dranesville students and artists throughout Herndon and FCPS.

 

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.

Upcoming Events

December 19 - January 2 Winter Break No School/Office and SACC Closed

January 3 Classes Resume

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

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PJ Day Friday, December 16th

Winter break is near.

Our school is filled with cheer. 

Let's celebrate the last school day of the year,

With PJ Day for all!

Advanced Academics Program Level IV Referral

Parents/guardians of students in Grades 2-7 who would like their student to be considered for full-time advanced academic programs (Level IV AAP services) may submit the AAP Level IV Referral Form and Packet to Tracey Jenkins, AART no later than December 15th.

AAP Screening and Identification Video | Evaluación e identificación para los servicios AAP Nivel IV (a tiempo completo)

Download Advanced Academics Referral Form HERE.

Download OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Questionnaire HERE.

No late referrals for Level IV services can be accepted. 

All items need to be submitted digitally to Tracey Jenkins, Advanced Academics Resource Teacher, [email protected] by December 15, 2022.

Our scholars are working hard, learning lots, and leveling up with ST Math and Lexia. Thank you for supporting your child in using these resources. Students have access to both resources through Clever.

Online Tutoring Available for All FCPS Students

Unless they’ve been opted out, students can access Tutor.com through Schoology. Every session is personalized to meet the needs of the student from remedial to advanced levels. We encourage families to take advantage of this resource to support and extend students' learning at home.

 

Questions not answered in the posted resources on FCPS’ Tutor.com webpage may be sent to [email protected].

Here Comes the Bus App

 

The Here Comes the Bus Mobile App tracks routes using GPS. For more information and to get connected, visit THIS site.

 

Here Come the Bus App Information | FCPS school district code 28982 

Dranesville Elementary Area 4 Transportation Office 703-249-7100

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.

Upcoming Events

December 9 - 15 Grades 4-6 FLE/HGD Lessons

December 14 Dranesville Elementary Winter Concert 7:00 pm

December 15 Advanced Academics Level IV Referral Deadline

December 19 - January 2 Winter Break No School/Office and SACC Closed

January 3 Classes Resume

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

 

Herndon-Reston Youth Lacrosse Spring 2023 Information HERE

HRYB Flier - Spring Baseball English Flyer | Spanish Flyer

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If your child must stay home due to illness, please notify our attendance line 703-326-5252 or email [email protected].

 

Wednesday, December 14th, our Advanced Band, Advanced Orchestra, and our 5th and 6th grade Chorus ensembles will perform at 7:00 pm. We look forward to enjoying the sounds of the winter season with our band and chorus students and families. Performers are to report at 6:30 pm. 

Advanced Academics Program Level IV Referral

Parents/guardians of students in Grades 2-7 who would like their student to be considered for full-time advanced academic programs (Level IV AAP services) may submit the AAP Level IV Referral Form and Packet to Tracey Jenkins, AART no later than December 15th.

AAP Screening and Identification Video | Evaluación e identificación para los servicios AAP Nivel IV (a tiempo completo)

Download Advanced Academics Referral Form HERE.

Download OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Questionnaire HERE.

No late referrals for Level IV services can be accepted. 

All items need to be submitted digitally to Tracey Jenkins, Advanced Academics Resource Teacher, [email protected] by December 15, 2022.

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.

Upcoming Events

December 9 - 15 Grades 4-6 FLE/HGD Lessons

December 12 Herndon Madrigals Perform During DES Arrival 9:00-9:30 am

December 14 Dranesville Elementary Winter Concert 7:00 pm

December 15 Advanced Academics Level IV Referral Deadline

December 19 - January 2 Winter Break No School/Office and SACC Closed

January 3 Classes Resume

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

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Hello Dranesville! If you don’t have plans this Friday, make sure to pick up some Chick-Fil-A in Northpoint Village.

 

Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day: Friday, December 9!

 

This Friday, support Dranesville by placing a mobile pickup, drive-thru, curbside or mobile delivery order at the Chick-Fil-A in Northpoint Village, 1494 Northpoint Village Center, Reston, VA.

Make sure to mention Dranesville Elem, DES, or Spirit event in the special instructions when ordering!

December Treat the Staff!

Let's "Treat" the staff to a great end of 2022!  If you are able to help, please sign up to bring a homemade or store bought dessert(s) for the staff to share on Thursday, December 15th.  All desserts are welcome, but gluten-free, vegan and nut-free desserts are needed too! We have over 100 staff that we would like to treat.  The PTA will provide coffee and drinks.  Please drop off your desserts at school by 11:00 am on December 15th.

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New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • January 4
  • February 1

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

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Herndon High School Orchestra Concert

 

Herndon High School Winterfest

 

Conservatory Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

 

Girl Scouts Winter Break Camp

 

Herndon Reston Youth Baseball English | Spanish

 

These materials are neither sponsored nor endorsed by Fairfax County School Board, the Superintendent, or this school.

 

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If your child must stay home due to illness, please notify our attendance line 703-326-5252 or email [email protected].

Classes Recognized for ST Math Puzzle Completion

 

ST Math is a component of our instructional program at Dranesville. Students work daily to complete puzzles that are assigned based on their grade level journey. Students learn through challenging puzzles, non-routine problem solving, and formative feedback.

Our Goal Directed and Resilient mathematicians set daily, weekly, and monthly usage and puzzle completion goals. As students and classes meet and exceed goals, we celebrate together! Pictured above, Mrs. Geyer's class is recognized as the primary ST Math class of the month and receive a visit from our Math Resource Teacher and JiJi the penguin will join their class for the month.

In ST Math®, the puzzles start off simple and then get more challenging as your student progresses. If they encounter a difficult puzzle, they may ask you for your help. Don’t feel like you have to give your student the right answer. Allow them to experience productive struggle.

Here are some questions that you can ask your student to help them stay motivated:

• Describe what you see on the screen.
• What have you tried to do to solve the puzzle?
• What do you think you need to do to solve the puzzle?
• Describe the strategy that you are going to try.
• What do you think is going to happen when you click the Go Button?
• Describe what you see after you try your strategy. Was it what you expected?
• How does this compare to what you thought would happen?
• What did you learn from the animated feedback?
• What do you know now to help you with future puzzles?

Students Develop Reading Skills with Daily Use of Lexia

This year, all students at Dranesville are using Lexia® Core5® Reading, a fun computer-based program. The activities in Core5 support and build on our classroom curriculum and focus on developing reading skills in six areas: phonological awareness, phonics, structural analysis, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

 

Here’s how Lexia Core5 Reading works:

• Your child began Core5 at a starting point that fits their needs and works in online activities throughout the week.
• Online activities include direct instruction and feedback as your child learns new skills.
• Progress and performance in the program is reported so teachers can provide help when needed.
• Paper-and-pencil activities are also used for practice and may be done in school or brought home.
• Achievement certificates are presented to students every month to celebrate success and to show progress in the program.

Online Tutoring Available for All FCPS Students

Tutor.com video

Did you know? Students who’ve used Tutor.com have provided positive feedback. Unless they’ve been opted out, students can access Tutor.com through Schoology. Every session is personalized to meet the needs of the student from remedial to advanced levels. Sessions focus on conceptual learning and critical thinking—not quick answers.

Questions not answered in the posted resources on FCPS’ Tutor.com webpage may be sent to [email protected].

 

Family Field Trip Saturday, December 10th

We are looking forward to our Family Field Trip to see the sensory-friendly production of The Day You Begin, based on Jacqueline Woodson's picture book. Bus transportation will be provided to and from the Kennedy Center.

Where: Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

Date: December 10, 2022

Time: Depart Dranesville at 9:30 am 

Performance: 11:00 am Depart Kennedy Center at 12:30 pm 

Fee: Free for Dranesville Students and Up to 2 Parents/Caretakers

We have a limited number of tickets available on a first come first served basis. RSVP HERE. Form will close when available tickets are reserved.

Additional tickets may be purchased from Kennedy Center.

Advanced Academics Program Level IV Referral

Parents/guardians of students in Grades 2-7 who would like their student to be considered for full-time advanced academic programs (Level IV AAP services) may submit the AAP Level IV Referral Form and Packet to Tracey Jenkins, AART no later than December 15th.

AAP Screening and Identification Video | Evaluación e identificación para los servicios AAP Nivel IV (a tiempo completo)

Download Advanced Academics Referral Form HERE.

Download OPTIONAL Parent/Guardian Questionnaire HERE.

No late referrals for Level IV services can be accepted. 

All items need to be submitted digitally to Tracey Jenkins, Advanced Academics Resource Teacher, [email protected] by December 15, 2022.

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.

Upcoming Events

December 9 - 15 Grades 4-6 FLE/HGD Lessons

December 14 Dranesville Elementary Winter Concert 7:00 pm

December 15 Advanced Academics Level IV Referral Deadline

December 19 - January 2 Winter Break No School/Office and SACC Closed

January 3 Classes Resume

2022-2023 School Year Calendar

2022-2023 SACC Calendar

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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Greeting Dranesville families!

 

Holiday Angel Tree

If you’d like to purchase holiday gifts for a Dranesville student, the sign up is now available. Students names are kept in confidence. 

Gifts may be dropped off at the Dranesville main office from December 12-16th from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and December 14th from 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

If you are in need of support this holiday season, please contact Mrs. Gadley for assistance.

Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f054daca729a20-holiday

 

December Treat the Staff!

 

Let's "Treat" the staff to a great end of 2022!  If you are able to help, please sign up to bring a homemade or store bought dessert(s) for the staff to share on Thursday, December 15th.  All desserts are welcome, but gluten-free, vegan and nut-free desserts are needed too! We have over 100 staff that we would like to treat.  The PTA will provide coffee and drinks.  Please drop off your desserts at school by 11:00 am on December 15th.

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Reminders

New to school? Join the Facebook Group

New Dranesville Elementary Parents are encouraged to join the Dranesville PTA Facebook Group to get the latest updates (between emails!).

Upcoming PTA Meetings:

  • January 4, 2023
  • February 1, 2023

Questions? Email [email protected] or visit our website at www.dranesvillepta.com.

#DranesvilleCARES about each other and the world!

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