Dranesville’s Tuesday Connection
View the latest News You Choose from Dranesville Elementary in English and Spanish as well as news from our PTA.
Computer Science Education Week (Hour of Code): December 6 - 10
Hour of Code takes place every year during Computer Science Education Week which is December 6 - 10 this year. Check out these resources and learn how to code!
This week's Positivity Project Character Strength
The Positivity Project Character Strength, for the week of December 5th is Knowing my words and actions affect others
School-located Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5 - 11
Fairfax Health District and Fairfax County Public Schools are hosting 19 COVID-19 vaccine clinics at 9 schools for students ages 5-11 years. Schools include Hutchison, Annandale Terrace, Woodlawn, Centreville, Providence, and Franklin Sherman. Attendees are not required to be a student at that school. Vaccines will not be available for those 12 years and older.
No appointment is necessary, vaccinations are free, and children must be accompanied by a parent or another responsible adult.
Have a Concern You Want to Share with FCPS?
The Office of the Ombudsman provides an independent, confidential resource for students, families, community members, and employees who are seeking informal help to answer questions, resolve concerns, and voice complaints regarding FCPS matters. Contact them here.
Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
Anticipated Bus Delays
Due to the bus driver shortage, we will be increasing “double back” bus runs, meaning a bus is required to run two scheduled routes back to back that would normally have been covered by two separate buses. These “double backs” may impact delivery time to schools or bus stops and may have a domino effect, affecting after-school drop-off times.