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Unlocking Student Potential at Dranesville
December 09, 2023
Explore Dranesville Elementary School’s efforts to unlock English learners' potential and foster academic growth for all. This video feature was produced by Fairfax County Public Schools and featured on the division website December 2023.
STEM Grant Will Support Four FCPS Elementary Schools
November 01, 2023
Dranesville Elementary School is among four FCPS elementary schools that have been awarded a total of $10,000 in STEM Competition Team Grants from the Virginia Department of Education. These grants will support project-based, team activities that increase student awareness of careers in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM).
Hispanic Heritage Month POG Presentations of Learning
October 20, 2023
Our Dranesville family gathered for our very first Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation of Learning on October 19. K-2 Dragons performed songs and dances, and our community enjoyed an amazing spread of family recipes.
Dranesville Elementary Receives Virginia Board of Education Exemplar Award
September 29, 2023
The Virginia Board of Education’s annual Exemplar Awards recently recognized Dranesville Elementary with an Exemplar Award for Continuous Improvement.
Out of the Box Day - June 9, 2023
June 12, 2023
Out of the Box Day was out of this world as our creative and critical thinkers in grades K-6 engaged in the engineering design process.
Ms. Ibrahim Recognized as FCPS CARES of the Month Recipient!
October 30, 2022
Congratulations to Ms. Ebtesam Ibrahim on her recognition as the September 2022 FCPS CARES Region 1 Recipient of the Month!
Principal Gadley Recognized as the FCPS 2022 Region 1 Outstanding New Principal
June 07, 2022
Congratulations to Principal Jamie Gadley who was recognized as the FCPS 2022 Region 1 Outstanding New Principal and one of the five finalists for the FCPS Outstanding New Principal at this year's FCPS Honors event, held at George Mason University Center for the Arts on June 8th.
Mrs. Rose Recognized as FCPS CARES of the Month Recipient!
April 01, 2022
Congratulations to Mrs. Rena Rose on being recognized as the February 2022 Region 1 FCPS CARES Recipient of the Month!
Congratulations Mrs. Gadley!
February 03, 2022
Region 1 Assistant Superintendent, Douglas Tyson, came to Dranesville Elementary School to announce that Mrs. Gadley has been named the Region 1 Outstanding New Principal of the Year!
Welcoming Back Our Office Staff
August 09, 2021
Today, we welcomed back all our office staff at Dranesville Elementary School!
Popsicles with Principals
July 26, 2021
This past Thursday, July 22nd, students came out to enjoy popsicles and meet our new Assistant Principals, Mrs. Hoak and Mr. Olivo