LCES Updates: Summer Edition 1--Thank you!

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Kudos to YOU!

 

As we begin the summer break, our hearts and minds are filled with gratitude for our LCES families. You were truly our partners during the 2020-2021 school year and together, we accomplished so much! To thank you, we created a kudoboard just for you. Click below to read all the messages from our staff to our families.

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We Will Miss You!

 

The time has come to say "Good-bye", "Congratulations", and "See you later!" to some beloved staff members who will not be with us in the coming school year.

Mrs. Linda Nicklyn, Office Staff member, is retiring. 

Mrs. Cathy Carr, Instructional Assistant, is retiring.

Mrs. Stephanie Pao, Teacher, will not be returning to teaching in order to spend more time with her family.

We are so very thankful for the contributions made by these staff members to LCES and FCPS and we wish them the very best in their new adventures!

Summer Office Hours

 

This summer the school office will be open daily from 8:30 AM until 1:30 PM.

All FCPS schools and offices will be closed Friday, June 18th, in observance of Juneteenth. All schools and offices will also be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the Fourth of July.

Summer Learning at LCES

 

The Summer Learning Program at Lees Corner begins on Monday, July 12th and runs through Friday, July 30th.

LCES Updates is Taking a Break

 

Our weekly newsletter will take a break for the remainder of June and much of July. We may send out critical information, but you will not get the weekly Friday email until late July.

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LCES Updates 6/11/21: Early Dismissal, Medication Pickup, Laptop Collection, School Supply Orders, and more!

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Class of 2027

Our 6th graders had a BLAST during their Field Day! Thank you to all of our parents and staff members who planned and supported this very special event.

Last Day of School & 2 Hour Early Dismissal

 

Today, Friday, June 11th is the last day of the 2020-2021 school year. Students will be dismissed 2 hours early at 1:35 p.m.

Please be sure you have made arrangements for your child to get home safely at this earlier time.

Student Medication Pickup Information

 

  • PARENTS ONLY must pick-up all medications no later than 1 p.m. TODAY, June 11th.
  • Medication left in the Health Room after 1:00 p.m. on June 11th cannot be saved and will be discarded according to FCPS and FCHD policy.
  • REMINDER: New medication authorization forms are required for each new school year. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms
  • If you have questions, you may call the Lees Corner Health room and speak with Kathryn Mullins, Health Aide, at 703-227-3510.
Yearbook Distribution Dates & Times

 

If you purchased a yearbook and your child is virtual, you may come to the office next week to pick up your copy.

We hope you enjoy these lasting memories with the LCES 2020-2021 Yearbook!

Laptop Collection Plans

 

We will be collecting ALL school-issued laptops at the end of this school year. Here are our collection plans:

In Person Students

Lees Corner has collected FCPSOn school-issued laptops for in-person students at school this week.

Virtual Students

Lees Corner will be providing the following options for virtual students to return their FCPSOn school-issued laptops: 

  1. June 11th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot
  2. June 14th from 6:30 -11:30 a.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot

Other dates and times may be arranged prior to these dates if necessary.

Curbside Collection Details: 

When you arrive at Lees Corner, please pull into the Kiss and Ride loop and wait for a staff member to come to your car. Be prepared to wait for a brief amount of time so that we may scan in the devices. 

Prior to arriving: 

  • Remove all personal stickers and decals. 

  • Clean device to the best of your ability. 

  • Have this information attached to your laptop:

  • Full Name

  • Student ID number

  • Have your charger ready to turn in with your laptop.  Please wrap your charger to the best of your ability. 

**Please do not return any laptop sleeves provided by the school. Students are encouraged to bring them in to school next year for their new laptop**.

Music News

We have had a great year in Music! This Spring we have had fun Bucket Drumming, which has been new for us! At the beginning of the year, students were given rhythm sticks and egg shakers for Music. They will need these materials next school year. Students in grades 3rd-5th will need their recorders next Fall as well. Please encourage your students to put their Music materials in a safe place where they will be ready to be brought back next year! Sixth graders may keep the materials. We wish you all the best!  Have a great summer, everyone!

LCES Library Website

 

Looking for some summer fun reading? Be sure to BOOKMARK the LCES Library website! There you will find lots of resources for summer reading. Questions? Please email Mrs. Dunbar: ladunbar@fcps.edu

Digital Summer Reading Opportunities

 

Imagine Language and Literacy and Imagine Reading will be available for use this summer. Students will log in through Clever, as they have all year. 

Pioneer Valley Literacy Footprints will be available for the summer for all students who are enrolled in FCPS as of June 10, 2021. This online platform contains a variety of leveled books to support reading fluency and comprehension! Students will log in through the same link as this year (above). If you are interested in learning more about this program, please check out this quick tutorial.

School Supply Orders

 

The PTA is offering parents the convenient services of pre-packaged supply kits. This service by The Write Stuff ensures your child or children have the school supplies they need next year without having to run to several different stores to find them. This year, the sales from the school supplies will benefit the PTA.

Each kit will contain exactly what is on your child’s supply list.

Supplies can be ordered using the link below

https://www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/leescorner

Orders placed online by June 13, 2021 will be sent directly to Lees Corner. Orders can still be placed online until July 11, 2021 but will include a delivery fee and be sent to your home address.

If school supplies are ordered by June 13th and shipped to the school they will be delivered directly to your students’ classroom.  

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Chen at elaine.y.chen@gmail.com

Parent Help Desk Summer Hours

The FCPS Parent Technology Help Desk will continue to support parents and students through the summer months.

The phone number is  833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS) - and the reduced hours for summer are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday in June, July and early August.

Outside of those hours, parents can also visit the Parent and Student IT Support Portal to find self-help resources or submit a tech support request ticket.

SACC for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We have great news to share! SACC (School Age Child Care) will be open to provide before and after school services for the 2021-22 School Year.  The SACC program is currently assessing center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 School Year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website.  Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Kindness Rocks!

 

We are honoring and celebrating the life of our beloved friend, colleague, and parent, Nicole Sharabi, by creating painted rocks as part of the Kindness Rocks Project. It was so wonderful that so many students and families were able to participate! We will also be installing a Little Library in the outdoor classroom which will be dedicated to Mrs. Sharabi. The Little Library will include some of Mrs. Sharabi's favorite books. We hope you will visit our outdoor classroom, read a book, and be inspired to live your best life full of kindness, love, and joy!

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES' Little Feet Meet is Tomorrow and Yearbook Distribution Information

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Let the Fun Begin: It's Time for the Little Feet Meet!

 

The time has come for us to participate in the Little Feet Meet sponsored by Special Olympics. Here at Lees Corner, we value inclusion and the opportunity for our different classes to interact in a fun, organized, and safe way!

Tomorrow, June 9th 2021, each class will have the opportunity to engage in an outdoor program with their class! Each class will participate in different stations and the program will last about an hour for each class.

Virtual students have received information about how they can participate online and be involved in the fun! Virtual students are scheduled to participate from 12:20 to 1:00 p.m. Please drop your child(ren) off by the gate leading to the playground.

Here is the link to the parent permission Google form:

https://forms.gle/h1CS5nP1nt5HP4Xz5

Students have received an e-mail from their homeroom teacher detailing what they need to bring, wear, and how to prepare for the event! Don't forget to send a water bottle, hat, and sunscreen!

Please see the flier HERE for more information.

We are so excited to bring this program to Lees Corner! Please let your child’s homeroom teacher know if you have any questions.

Katie Bamberger (Special Education Teacher)

Katie D’Andrea (Adapted PE Teacher)

 

Yearbook Distribution Dates & Times

 

Sixth Grade: Wednesday, June 9th

K-5: Thursday, June 10th

If you purchased a yearbook and your child is virtual, you may come to the office Thursday after school from 3:45-5:00 p.m. or the following week to pick up your yearbook.

We hope you enjoy these lasting memories with the LCES 2020-2021 Yearbook!

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LCES Updates 6/04/21: Virtual Tuesday, Yearbooks, School Supply Orders, and more!

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Pirates Love Learning!

These first grade students had fun learning like pirates, including working on map skills and making a pirate treasure map.

June 8th is a Virtual Day

 

Tuesday, June 8th will be a virtual learning day (no in-person classes) for ALL students.

Tuesday is the Democratic Primary Election and the Fairfax County Electoral Board and City of Fairfax Electoral Board will be using 165 school facilities as polling locations, 

Get more information about the primary elections.

Last Day of School & 2 Hour Early Dismissal

 

Next Friday, June 11th is the last day of the 2020-2021 school year. Students will be dismissed 2 hours early at 1:35 p.m.

Please be sure to make arrangements for your child to get home safely at this earlier time.

Digital Summer Reading Opportunities

 

Imagine Language and Literacy and Imagine Reading will be available for use this summer. Students will log in through Clever, as they have all year. 

Pioneer Valley Literacy Footprints will be available for the summer for all students who are enrolled in FCPS as of June 10, 2021. This online platform contains a variety of leveled books to support reading fluency and comprehension! Students will log in through the same link as this year (above). If you are interested in learning more about this program, please check out this quick tutorial.

2020-2021 Yearbooks

 

If you missed out on ordering a Yearbook, it’s not too late!

We have a limited number of 2020-2021 LCES Yearbooks available for purchase. Yearbooks will be $20 and can be purchased with cash or a check made out to Lees Corner Elementary. Please use this Google Form to reserve yours while supplies last! Questions? Contact Ms. Prioletti! krprioletti@fcps.edu

Yearbook Distribution Dates

 

Sixth Grade: Wednesday, June 9th

K-5: Thursday, June 10th

If you purchased a yearbook and your child is virtual, you may come to the office Thursday after school or the following week to pick up your yearbook.

We hope you enjoy these lasting memories with the LCES 2020-2021 Yearbook!

Laptop Collection Plans

 

We will be collecting all school-issued laptops at the end of this school year. Here are our collection plans:

In Person Students

Lees Corner will be collecting FCPSOn school-issued laptops for in-person students at school on June 9th, 10th and 11th.

Prior to collection:

  • Remove all personal stickers and decals. 

  • Clean the device to the best of your ability. Do not spray liquid cleaners directly onto your laptop!

  • Have this information attached to your laptop:

  • Full Name

  • Student ID number

  • Have your charger ready to turn in with your laptop.  Please wrap your charger to the best of your ability. 

**Please do not return any laptop sleeves provided by the school. Students are encouraged to bring them in to school next year for their new laptop**.

Virtual Students

Lees Corner will be providing the following options for virtual students to return their FCPSOn school-issued laptops: 

  1. June 11th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot
  2. June 14th from 6:30 -11:30 a.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot

Other dates and times may be arranged prior to these dates if necessary.

Curbside Collection Details: 

When you arrive at Lees Corner, please pull into the Kiss and Ride loop and wait for a staff member to come to your car. Be prepared to wait for a brief amount of time so that we may scan in the devices. 

Prior to arriving: 

  • Remove all personal stickers and decals. 

  • Clean device to the best of your ability. 

  • Have this information attached to your laptop:

  • Full Name

  • Student ID number

  • Have your charger ready to turn in with your laptop.  Please wrap your charger to the best of your ability. 

**Please do not return any laptop sleeves provided by the school. Students are encouraged to bring them in to school next year for their new laptop**.

School Supply Orders

 

The PTA is offering parents the convenient services of pre-packaged supply kits. This service by The Write Stuff ensures your child or children have the school supplies they need next year without having to run to several different stores to find them. This year, the sales from the school supplies will benefit the PTA.

Each kit will contain exactly what is on your child’s supply list.

Supplies can be ordered using the link below

https://www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/leescorner

Orders placed online by June 13, 2021 will be sent directly to Lees Corner. Orders can still be placed online until July 15, 2019 but will include a delivery fee and be sent to your home address.

If school supplies are ordered by June 13th and shipped to the school they will be delivered directly to your students’ classroom.  

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Chen at elaine.y.chen@gmail.com

Little Feet Meet Coming to LCES!

 

Our school has the wonderful opportunity to participate in the Little Feet Meet sponsored by Special Olympics. Here at Lees Corner, we value inclusion and the opportunity for our different classes to interact in a fun, organized, and safe way!

On June 9th 2021, each class will have the opportunity to engage in an outdoor program with their class! Each class will participate in different stations and the program will last about an hour for each class.

Virtual have received information about how they can participate online and be involved in the fun! Here is the link to the parent permission Google form:

https://forms.gle/h1CS5nP1nt5HP4Xz5

Students have received an e-mail from their homeroom teacher detailing what your child will need to bring, wear, and how to prepare for the event! Don't forget to send a water bottle, hat, and sunscreen!

Please see the flier HERE for more information.

We are so excited to bring this program to Lees Corner! Please let your child’s homeroom teacher know if you have any questions.

Katie Bamberger (Special Education Teacher)

Katie D’Andrea (Adapted PE Teacher)

6th Grade Promotion Celebrations

We are very excited about upcoming plans to celebrate our 6th graders during a virtual promotion ceremony and car parade on Thursday, June 10th.

The virtual promotion ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m.  We are requesting that all of our in-person 6th graders remain virtual on this date. This plan permits each 6th grader student and their family to be together to celebrate this momentous occasion. The teachers and school staff will greet students and their families online for the promotion ceremony promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The 6th Grade car parade will begin at 12:00 p.m. here at LCES. This will provide both virtual and in person families the opportunity to visit the school campus and be greeted by LCES school staff, teachers, and students.

The Car Parade will loop through our Kiss & Ride and Front Bus Loop. 6th Grade cars should enter the Kiss and Ride entrance from the Stringfellow side of Hollinger, making a right turn into the parking lot. We will be working with our local police department to help manage the flow and impact of traffic along Stringfellow, Hollinger, and Lees Corner Rd.

Student Medication Pickup Information

 

  • PARENTS ONLY must pick-up all medications no later than 1 p.m. on June 11th.
  • Medications may also be picked up prior to June 11th during health room hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. daily.
  • Medication left in the Health Room after 1:00 p.m. on June 11th cannot be saved and will be discarded according to FCPS and FCHD policy.
  • REMINDER: New medication authorization forms are required for each new school year. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms
  • If you have questions, you may call the Lees Corner Health room and speak with Kathryn Mullins, Health Aide, at 703-227-3510.
Band & Strings Instruments

 

Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Ellis would like to ask all students who have a BAND or ORCHESTRA instrument from Lees Corner ES from the last 2 years in their home to please return them to the school no later than Monday, June 7th.

Please be sure the student’s name is on, or in, the case.

Virtual strings students and band students should bring their instrument to the school office after band or strings class the first week of June.  In person strings will leave theirs after class that week.

Students who do not return their instruments will be billed the cost to replace the instrument.

Thank you for a wonderful year in Band and Strings!

SACC for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We have great news to share! SACC (School Age Child Care) will be open to provide before and after school services for the 2021-22 School Year.  The SACC program is currently assessing center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 School Year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website.  Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES Updates 5/28/21: Memorial Day Holiday, Yearbooks, Testing Updates, School Supply Orders, and more!

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Outdoor Learning

These students, and others, have been learning and gardening in our outdoor classroom.

Monday is Memorial Day

 

As a reminder, schools and offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, for the Memorial Day holiday. Students are not expected to complete asynchronous assignments that day.

Classes will resume on Tuesday, June 1.

See the complete 2020-21 school year calendar

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6th Graders to Meet Virtually with FMS Principal

 

All rising 7th graders who will be going to Franklin Middle School next year, please be on the lookout for an invitation for a Meet and Greet with Principal Wright.

SOL Testing Updates

 

Next week is our very last week of SOL testing for students in grades 3-6! Students who have been absent for a test will be scheduled for a makeup during the 1st week of June--on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday. 

Please be sure your child arrives to school on time so that testing may begin no later than 9:30 AM. This will allow students to have plenty of time to finish their tests.

One More Week for VRSPTs

Students at Lees Corner who are eligible to take these tests have received a test ticket for remote reading and math tests. In addition, eligible 5th graders received test tickets for a remote science test. They can find the test tickets in their Google email. 

Please email latapper@fcps.edu if your child did not receive their test ticket. Remember, these tests are only available to students who remained fully virtual and who did not take an SOL test.

Students have until Friday, June 4th to complete the tests. The tests are available to students Monday-Friday until 10:00 PM each day. Tests are not available over the weekend or on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31st.

These tests are optional.

What are the VRSPTs? They are the Virginia Remote Student Progress Tests and they were designed by the Virginia Department of Education for use by students in grades 3-6 who have remained 100% virtual and who will not be taking SOL tests. The purpose of the tests is to provide parents and teachers with information on students' learning.

2020-2021 Yearbooks

 

If you missed out on ordering a Yearbook, it’s not too late!

We have a limited number of 2020-2021 LCES Yearbooks available for purchase. Yearbooks will be $20 and can be purchased with cash or a check made out to Lees Corner Elementary. Please use this Google Form to reserve yours while supplies last! Questions? Contact Ms. Prioletti! krprioletti@fcps.edu

Yearbooks will be distributed the last week of school! More information to come!

School Supply Orders

 

The PTA is offering parents the convenient services of pre-packaged supply kits. This service by The Write Stuff ensures your child or children have the school supplies they need next year without having to run to several different stores to find them. This year, the sales from the school supplies will benefit the PTA.

Each kit will contain exactly what is on your child’s supply list.

Supplies can be ordered using the link below

https://www.write-stuff.com/storefront/school/leescorner

Orders placed online by June 13, 2021 will be sent directly to Lees Corner. Orders can still be placed online until July 15, 2019 but will include a delivery fee and be sent to your home address.

If school supplies are ordered by June 13th and shipped to the school they will be delivered directly to your students’ classroom.  

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Chen at elaine.y.chen@gmail.com

June 8th is a Virtual Day

 

Tuesday, June 8, is the Democratic Primary Election. Because the Fairfax County Electoral Board and City of Fairfax Electoral Board will be using 165 school facilities as polling locations, June 8 will be a virtual synchronous learning day (no in-person classes) for students.

Get more information about the primary elections.

Safety Patrol Application

 

If you are a rising 5th or 6th grader interested in serving as a Lees Corner safety patrol for the upcoming school year, please fill out the application HERE and return it to your classroom teacher by Friday, June 4, 2021.

Little Feet Meet Coming to LCES!

 

Our school has the wonderful opportunity to participate in the Little Feet Meet sponsored by Special Olympics. Here at Lees Corner, we value inclusion and the opportunity for our different classes to interact in a fun, organized, and safe way!

On June 9th 2021, each class will have the opportunity to engage in an outdoor program with their class! Each class will participate in different stations and the program will last about an hour for each class.

Virtual students will receive information about how they can participate online and be involved in the fun!

As we get closer to the event, there will be an e-mail from your child’s homeroom teacher detailing what your child will need to bring, wear, and how to prepare for the event!

We are so excited to bring this program to Lees Corner! Please let your child’s homeroom teacher know if you have any questions!

Katie Bamberger (Special Education Teacher)

Katie D’Andrea (Adapted PE Teacher)

6th Grade Promotion Celebrations

We are very excited about upcoming plans to celebrate our 6th graders during a virtual promotion ceremony and car parade on Thursday, June 10th.

The virtual promotion ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m.  We are requesting that all of our in-person 6th graders remain virtual on this date. This plan permits each 6th grader student and their family to be together to celebrate this momentous occasion. The teachers and school staff will greet students and their families online for the promotion ceremony promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The 6th Grade car parade will begin at 12:00 p.m. here at LCES. This will provide both virtual and in person families the opportunity to visit the school campus and be greeted by LCES school staff, teachers, and students.

The Car Parade will loop through our Kiss & Ride and Front Bus Loop. 6th Grade cars should enter the Kiss and Ride entrance from the Stringfellow side of Hollinger, making a right turn into the parking lot. We will be working with our local police department to help manage the flow and impact of traffic along Stringfellow, Hollinger, and Lees Corner Rd.

Classroom teachers will share additional car parade details with 6th grade families regarding the schedule for each class and suggestions for car decorations. The 6th Grade team will also share details with families regarding additional promotion celebrations.

Laptop Collection Plans

 

We will be collecting all school-issued laptops at the end of this school year. Here are our collection plans:

In Person Students

Lees Corner will be collecting FCPSOn school-issued laptops for in-person students at school on June 9th, 10th and 11th.

Prior to collection:

  • Remove all personal stickers and decals. 

  • Clean the device to the best of your ability. Do not spray liquid cleaners directly onto your laptop!

  • Have this information attached to your laptop:

  • Full Name

  • Student ID number

  • Have your charger ready to turn in with your laptop.  Please wrap your charger to the best of your ability. 

**Please do not return any laptop sleeves provided by the school. Students are encouraged to bring them in to school next year for their new laptop**.

Virtual Students

Lees Corner will be providing the following options for virtual students to return their FCPSOn school-issued laptops: 

  1. June 11th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot
  2. June 14th from 6:30 -11:30 a.m. at the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot

Other dates and times may be arranged prior to these dates if necessary.

Curbside Collection Details: 

When you arrive at Lees Corner, please pull into the Kiss and Ride loop and wait for a staff member to come to your car. Be prepared to wait for a brief amount of time so that we may scan in the devices. 

Prior to arriving: 

  • Remove all personal stickers and decals. 

  • Clean device to the best of your ability. 

  • Have this information attached to your laptop:

  • Full Name

  • Student ID number

  • Have your charger ready to turn in with your laptop.  Please wrap your charger to the best of your ability. 

**Please do not return any laptop sleeves provided by the school. Students are encouraged to bring them in to school next year for their new laptop**.

Student Medication Pickup Information

 

  • PARENTS ONLY must pick-up all medications no later than 1 p.m. on June 11th.
  • Medications may also be picked up prior to June 11th during health room hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. daily.
  • Medication left in the Health Room after 1:00 p.m. on June 11th cannot be saved and will be discarded according to FCPS and FCHD policy.
  • REMINDER: New medication authorization forms are required for each new school year. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms
  • If you have questions, you may call the Lees Corner Health room and speak with Kathryn Mullins, Health Aide, at 703-227-3510.
Band & Strings Instruments

 

Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Ellis would like to ask all students who have a BAND or ORCHESTRA instrument from Lees Corner ES from the last 2 years in their home to please return them to the school no later than Monday, June 7th.

Please be sure the student’s name is on, or in, the case.

Virtual strings students and band students should bring their instrument to the school office after band or strings class the first week of June.  In person strings will leave theirs after class that week.

Students who do not return their instruments will be billed the cost to replace the instrument.

Thank you for a wonderful year in Band and Strings!

FCPS Meal Service

 

As we prepare for the end of the school year, we will provide additional meals to cover the days until summer school starts. We will distribute 7-day meal kits on June 7th, 10th and 14th for breakfast and lunch at all of our grab and go and meal kit sites.

In addition, the bus routes will distribute 3-day meal kits for breakfast and lunch every day during the week of June 7th-11th. Details will be available on the website.

Summer Learning at LCES

 

Every FCPS elementary school will have summer learning opportunities designed to support students as they develop executive functioning skills, mathematics skills, and language arts skills. The learning will provide an opportunity for students who have been identified using various criteria.

Lees Corner school staff have begun contacting families of students who will be invited to participate in the summer program. The total number of students that can attend will be impacted by the number of teachers available to work this summer. 

The Summer School program will start July 12, 2021 and end July 30, 2021.

For more information regarding our LCES Summer School Programs, please contact our Site Director, Ms. Kris Kang at  kkkang@fcps.edu.

WordMasters Winners

 

We are very proud to announce that a team representing Lees Corner Elementary recently earned Highest Honors in the 2020-2021 WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 125,000 students annually. The sixth grade team scored an impressive 183 points out of a possible 200 in the last of three meets this year, placing tenth in the nation. 

A team of third graders from Lees Corner Elementary placed tenth nationally in the overall competition with a cumulative score of 500 points out of a possible 600.

Competing in the very difficult Gold Division of the WordMasters Challenge™, fourth grader Athreya Yedavalli and sixth graders Yukta Thirumalai and Harini Chandhu each earned a perfect score of 20 in the recent meet.  Nationally, only 51 fourth graders and 40 sixth graders achieved this result.  Other students at Lees Corner Elementary who achieved outstanding results in the last meet of the year include third graders Gioia Chang and Shashaank Thammishetti, fourth graders Cecilia Frank and Phillip Henslee, fifth grader Ellie Cartmill, and sixth graders Brooke Strenglein, Anna Vardanyan and Aaron Vieceli. 

Fourth grader Athreya Yedavalli also earned individual Highest Honors in the overall competition with a cumulative score of 58 out of a possible 60 points.  Highest Honors are reserved for students who place among the top 10-15 students in their division.

The students were coached in preparation for the WordMasters Challenge™ by Lauri Hilburger, Kristen Lynch, and Nicole Pierce.

The WordMasters Challenge™ is an exercise in critical thinking that first encourages students to become familiar with a set of interesting new words (considerably harder than grade level), and then challenges them to use those words to complete analogies expressing various kinds of logical relationships.  Working to solve the analogies helps students learn to think both analytically and metaphorically.  Although most vocabulary enrichment and analogy-solving programs are designed for use by high school students, WordMasters Challenge™ materials have been specifically created for younger students in grades three through eight.  They are particularly well suited for children who are motivated by the challenge of learning new words and enjoy the logical puzzles posed by analogies.

The WordMasters Challenge™ program is administered by a company based in Indianapolis, Indiana, which is dedicated to inspiring high achievement in American schools.  Further information is available at the company’s website:  http://www.wordmasterschallenge.com

Summer Learning Resources

 

We are all looking forward to sunny days and summertime fun! Summer break doesn't have to mean that learning stops. 

Summer Practice Books will be mailed home to FCPS students to provide suggested activities for students to support continued learning.  Families who have opted-out of paper mailings from the division will only receive digital copies of the Summer Practice Books.  Books will be mailed home to families in early June to arrive before the last day of school, June 11, 2021.  Families will receive email communication in May about upcoming book arrival.  Digital versions of books will be emailed to the enrolling parent SIS account in PDF format the week of June 7, 2021.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will receive one interdisciplinary Summer Practice Book.
  • Students enrolled in grades K-8 in 2020-21 will receive one Language Arts Practice Book and one Math Practice Book by course enrollment.  These books will also include information and guidance about digital tools that can be accessed by students and families to support learning throughout the summer.
  • English Learners and Special Education students may receive additional or customized books.   

More information can be accessed on the Summer Practice Books public webpage.

Kindergarten & New Student Registration

 

Do you have a rising Kindergartner?   We are currently enrolling for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The student must be five by September 30, 2021 to qualify for Kindergarten. Documentation required for enrollment includes the most recent physical examination with record of immunizations, birth certificate, and proof of residency/Deed or Lease.

For more information and to start the registration process, please visit our website at https://leescorneres.fcps.edu and submit a new student registration intake form. 

Additional information is available at https://www.fcps.edu/registration/kindergarten-registration.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing this information with neighbors who have preschool children or who are new to the area.  Please encourage them to visit our website or contact our Registrar, Jill Boddie for enrollment information. She can be reached at 703-227-3519 or jwboddie@fcps.edu.

SACC for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We have great news to share! SACC (School Age Child Care) will be open to provide before and after school services for the 2021-22 School Year.  The SACC program is currently assessing center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 School Year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website.  Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES Updates 5/21/21: Testing Updates, 6th Grade Promotion Plans, Library Books Due,Summer Learning, and more!

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6th Grade Promotion Celebrations

We are very excited about upcoming plans to celebrate our 6th graders during a virtual promotion ceremony and car parade on Thursday, June 10th.

The virtual promotion ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m.  We are requesting that all of our in-person 6th graders remain virtual on this date. This plan permits each 6th grader student and their family to be together to celebrate this momentous occasion. The teachers and school staff will greet students and their families online for the promotion ceremony promptly at 9:30 a.m.

The 6th Grade car parade will begin at 12:00 p.m. here at LCES. This will provide both virtual and in person families the opportunity to visit the school campus and be greeted by LCES school staff, teachers, and students.

The Car Parade will loop through our Kiss & Ride and Front Bus Loop. 6th Grade cars should enter the Kiss and Ride entrance from the Stringfellow side of Hollinger, making a right turn into the parking lot. We will be working with our local police department to help manage the flow and impact of traffic along Stringfellow, Hollinger, and Lees Corner Rd.

Classroom teachers will share additional car parade details with 6th grade families very soon regarding the schedule for each class and suggestions for car decorations. The 6th Grade team will also be sharing more details with families soon regarding additional promotion celebrations.

SOL Testing Updates

 

Next week is our last week of SOL testing for students in grades 3-6! Students who have been absent for a test will be scheduled for a makeup during the 1st week of June.

The schedule for the remaining test is as follows:

Monday, May 24th

VIRTUAL students--3rd & 4th grade Math; 5th grade Science

4th grade students should arrive at 8:30 a.m.

3rd and 5th grade students should arrive at 8:45 a.m.

All students should be dropped off using the Kiss and Ride loop in the side parking lot. Staff members will be there to receive students.

Pickup time is 11:00 a.m. for all students. If your child finishes testing much earlier or if it looks like they will not be finished by 11:00 a.m., you will be contacted by the school.

Please use the Kiss and Ride loop for both drop off and pick up. The front parking lot is used for buses.

Students will be offered a breakfast before testing begins. Students may bring a snack, and a water bottle is highly recommended. Water fountains are not being used for drinking at this time.

Wednesday, May 26th

In-Person students in grades 3 and 4 will take the SOL math test. Testing will begin no later than 9:30 a.m.

Thursday, May 27th

In person students in 5th grade will take the SOL science test. Testing will begin no later than 9:30 a.m.

Update on the VRSPTs

What are the VRSPTs? They are the Virginia Remote Student Progress Tests and they were designed by the Virginia Department of Education for use by students in grades 3-6 who have remained 100% virtual and who will not be taking SOL tests. The purpose of the tests is to provide parents and teachers with information on students' learning.

The VRSPTs are available in reading and math. There is also a science test for 5th grade students. Students at Lees Corner who are eligible to take these tests have received a test ticket for the Reading test only. They can find the test ticket in their Google email.

Last week, all schools were notified that problems had been reported with the VSRPTs and testing was paused while the problems were fixed. The problems have now been resolved and the tests are available to students Monday-Friday until 10:00 PM each day. Tests are not available over the weekend. 

Students will receive a test ticket for the math test next week. 5th graders will also receive a test ticket for the science test.

These tests are optional.

Library Books Due Soon!

 

Attention families! All library books are due May 28th.

Not sure what books your child has checked out? Watch this video to see how to check your child’s Destiny account. Please email Mrs. Dunbar 

ladunbar@fcps.edu with any questions. 

Student Medication Pickup Information

 

  • PARENTS ONLY must pick-up all medications no later than 1 p.m. on June 11th.
  • Medications may also be picked up prior to June 11th during health room hours: 8:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. daily.
  • Medication left in the Health Room after 1:00 p.m. on June 11th cannot be saved and will be discarded according to FCPS and FCHD policy.
  • REMINDER: New medication authorization forms are required for each new school year. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms
  • If you have questions, you may call the Lees Corner Health room and speak with Kathryn Mullins, Health Aide, at 703-227-3510.
Band & Strings Instruments

 

Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Ellis would like to ask all students who have a BAND or ORCHESTRA instrument from Lees Corner ES from the last 2 years in their home to please return them to the school no later than Monday, June 7th.

Please be sure the student’s name is on, or in, the case.

Virtual strings students and band students should bring their instrument to the school office after band or strings class the first week of June.  In person strings will leave theirs after class that week.

Students who do not return their instruments will be billed the cost to replace the instrument.

Thank you for a wonderful year in Band and Strings!

Summer Learning at LCES

 

Every FCPS elementary school will have summer learning opportunities designed to support students as they develop executive functioning skills, mathematics skills, and language arts skills. The learning will provide an opportunity for students who have been identified using various criteria.

Lees Corner school staff have begun contacting families of students who will be invited to participate in the summer program. The total number of students that can attend will be impacted by the number of teachers available to work this summer. 

The Summer School program will start July 12, 2021 and end July 30, 2021.

For more information regarding our LCES Summer School Programs, please contact our Site Director, Ms. Kris Kang at  kkkang@fcps.edu.

Summer Learning Resources

 

We are all looking forward to sunny days and summertime fun! Summer break doesn't have to mean that learning stops. 

Summer Practice Books will be mailed home to FCPS students to provide suggested activities for students to support continued learning.  Families who have opted-out of paper mailings from the division will only receive digital copies of the Summer Practice Books.  Books will be mailed home to families in early June to arrive before the last day of school, June 11, 2021.  Families will receive email communication in May about upcoming book arrival.  Digital versions of books will be emailed to the enrolling parent SIS account in PDF format the week of June 7, 2021.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will receive one interdisciplinary Summer Practice Book.
  • Students enrolled in grades K-8 in 2020-21 will receive one Language Arts Practice Book and one Math Practice Book by course enrollment.  These books will also include information and guidance about digital tools that can be accessed by students and families to support learning throughout the summer.
  • English Learners and Special Education students may receive additional or customized books.   

More information can be accessed on the Summer Practice Books public webpage.

June 8th is a Virtual Day

 

On Tuesday, June 8th, all students in FCPS will participate in virtual instruction. There will not be any in-person instruction.

This change to the calendar was made because June 8th is an election day and many schools are polling locations. 

Kindergarten & New Student Registration

 

Do you have a rising Kindergartner?   We are currently enrolling for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The student must be five by September 30, 2021 to qualify for Kindergarten. Documentation required for enrollment includes the most recent physical examination with record of immunizations, birth certificate, and proof of residency/Deed or Lease.

For more information and to start the registration process, please visit our website at https://leescorneres.fcps.edu and submit a new student registration intake form. 

Additional information is available at https://www.fcps.edu/registration/kindergarten-registration.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing this information with neighbors who have preschool children or who are new to the area.  Please encourage them to visit our website or contact our Registrar, Jill Boddie for enrollment information. She can be reached at 703-227-3519 or jwboddie@fcps.edu.

SACC for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We have great news to share! SACC (School Age Child Care) will be open to provide before and after school services for the 2021-22 School Year.  The SACC program is currently assessing center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 School Year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website.  Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Returning Five Days in the Fall

 

This week, the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) put out a statement supporting FCPS’ model of five days of in-person instruction for all students this fall.

This endorsement by a highly respected group of pediatricians validates our belief that in-person learning is best for children. The AAP also believes that virtual instruction should be utilized only when necessary as a result of a documented health or medical need and in consultation with a child’s physician or medical team.

FCPS virtual learning in the fall will be limited to students with documented COVID-19 related health/medical needs. For more information about the virtual program for School Year 2021-22, visit the virtual program webpage or view the news release.

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES Updates 5/14/21: 21-22 Summer Learning, Intention Forms, Virtual Day Coming Soon, Registration & more

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It was a beautiful day for these Kindergarten students to enjoy some music and movement outdoors. FCPS Virtual Program 2021-2022 Update

Last week, FCPS and LCES shared information regarding the 2021-22 Virtual Program.  As a reminder, only students meeting specific eligibility criteria will be granted this opportunity. A COVID-19 Health Eligibility form must be completed, including parental permission to contact the treating healthcare provider, for your child to be considered for the Virtual Program. The deadline for families to submit their COVID-19 Health Eligibility Form has been extended to Friday, May 28. (See form in other languages.)

Summer Learning at LCES

 

Every FCPS elementary school will have summer learning opportunities designed to support students as they develop executive functioning skills, mathematics skills, and language arts skills. The learning will provide an opportunity for students who have been identified using various criteria.

In the coming weeks, Lees Corner school staff will contact families of students who will be invited to participate in the summer program. The total number of students that can attend will be impacted by the number of teachers available to work this summer. We are in the process of finalizing our teaching staff and will reach out very soon to these select families.

The Summer School program will start July 12, 2021 and end July 30, 2021.

For more information regarding our LCES Summer School Programs, please contact our Site Director, Ms. Kris Kang at  kkkang@fcps.edu.

Summer Learning Resources

 

We are all looking forward to sunny days and summertime fun! Summer break doesn't have to mean that learning stops. 

Summer Practice Books will be mailed home to FCPS students to provide suggested activities for students to support continued learning.  Families who have opted-out of paper mailings from the division will only receive digital copies of the Summer Practice Books.  Books will be mailed home to families in early June to arrive before the last day of school, June 11, 2021.  Families will receive email communication in May about upcoming book arrival.  Digital versions of books will be emailed to the enrolling parent SIS account in PDF format the week of June 7, 2021.

  • Pre-Kindergarten students will receive one interdisciplinary Summer Practice Book.
  • Students enrolled in grades K-8 in 2020-21 will receive one Language Arts Practice Book and one Math Practice Book by course enrollment.  These books will also include information and guidance about digital tools that can be accessed by students and families to support learning throughout the summer.
  • English Learners and Special Education students may receive additional or customized books.   

More information can be accessed on the Summer Practice Books public webpage.

Student Intention Forms for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We need your help in projecting our total enrollment for next school year.  For families NOT returning to Lees Corner ES in the fall of 2021-2022, please complete and return the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” form by Friday, May 21st

A typed parent/guardian name on the Parent Signature line is acceptable.  Student ID Number may be left blank.  Save the completed form, attach it to an email and send to jwboddie@fcps.edu.

If you have questions, please call Jill Boddie at 703-227-3519.

Access the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” on the FCPS public website:

https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms#intention-form  

June 8th is a Virtual Day

 

On Tuesday, June 8th, all students in FCPS will participate in virtual instruction. There will not be any in-person instruction.

This change to the calendar was made because June 8th is an election day and many schools are polling locations. 

Kindergarten & New Student Registration

 

Do you have a rising Kindergartner?   We are currently enrolling for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The student must be five by September 30, 2021 to qualify for Kindergarten. Documentation required for enrollment includes the most recent physical examination with record of immunizations, birth certificate, and proof of residency/Deed or Lease.

For more information and to start the registration process, please visit our website at https://leescorneres.fcps.edu and submit a new student registration intake form. 

Additional information is available at https://www.fcps.edu/registration/kindergarten-registration.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing this information with neighbors who have preschool children or who are new to the area.  Please encourage them to visit our website or contact our Registrar, Jill Boddie for enrollment information. She can be reached at 703-227-3519 or jwboddie@fcps.edu.

SOL Testing Continues

 

SOL testing is continuing for students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Virtual students will test on Mondays as listed below: 

Monday, May 17th--5th and 6th grade Math

Monday, May 24th--3rd and 4th Math; 5th grade Science

Virtual students should arrive at school between 8:45--8:55 a.m. so testing may begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Pickup time has been moved up to 11:00 AM because students are finishing the tests much quicker than expected. Please use the Kiss and Ride loop for both drop off and pick up. The front parking lot is used for buses.

Students will be offered a breakfast before testing begins. Students may bring a snack, and a water bottle is highly recommended. Water fountains are not being used for drinking at this time.

In-person students will test on a day when they are in school.

The remote tests have been paused until further notice.

SACC for the 2021-2022 School Year

 

We have great news to share! SACC (School Age Child Care) will be open to provide before and after school services for the 2021-22 School Year.  The SACC program is currently assessing center capacities based on health and safety protocols. More information for the 2021-22 School Year program will be available by June 15 on the SACC website.  Families who were previously enrolled will be contacted to determine their need for services.

Library Curbside Pickup

 

Attention! Curbside pickup will take place from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on the following dates:

May 17th

May 24th

PLEASE NOTE: ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE May 28th!

Returning Five Days in the Fall

 

This week, the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) put out a statement supporting FCPS’ model of five days of in-person instruction for all students this fall.

This endorsement by a highly respected group of pediatricians validates our belief that in-person learning is best for children. The AAP also believes that virtual instruction should be utilized only when necessary as a result of a documented health or medical need and in consultation with a child’s physician or medical team.

FCPS virtual learning in the fall will be limited to students with documented COVID-19 related health/medical needs. For more information about the virtual program for School Year 2021-22, visit the virtual program webpage or view the news release.

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES Updates 5/7/21: 21-22 Intention Forms, Virtual Day Coming Soon, Registration & more

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This week our teachers and staff were showered with sweet treats in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. A BIG thank you to our PTA, students, and parents for all the cards, kind words, flowers, goodies and gifts!  Happy Mothers Day!

 

We wish a very happy Mother's Day to all of the moms, grandmas, aunts, and women in our community who give so much every day to take care of our children as they grow and learn! Your love, support, and dedication ensure our students grow up happy and healthy. 

Student Intention Forms for 2021-2022

 

We need your help in projecting our total enrollment for next school year.  For families NOT returning to Lees Corner ES in the fall of 2021-2022, please complete and return the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” form by Friday, May 21st

A typed parent/guardian name on the Parent Signature line is acceptable.  Student ID Number may be left blank.  Save the completed form, attach it to an email and send to jwboddie@fcps.edu.

If you have questions, please call Jill Boddie at 703-227-3519.

Access the “Student’s Intention for the Next School Year” on the FCPS public website:

https://www.fcps.edu/registration/forms#intention-form  

June 8th is a Virtual Day

 

On Tuesday, June 8th, all students in FCPS will participate in virtual instruction. There will not be any in-person instruction.

This change to the calendar was made because June 8th is an election day and many schools are polling locations. 

Kindergarten & New Student Registration

 

Do you have a rising Kindergartner?   We are currently enrolling for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The student must be five by September 30, 2021 to qualify for Kindergarten. Documentation required for enrollment includes the most recent physical examination with record of immunizations, birth certificate, and proof of residency/Deed or Lease.

For more information and to start the registration process, please visit our website at https://leescorneres.fcps.edu and submit a new student registration intake form. 

Additional information is available at https://www.fcps.edu/registration/kindergarten-registration.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing this information with neighbors who have preschool children or who are new to the area.  Please encourage them to visit our website or contact our Registrar, Jill Boddie for enrollment information. She can be reached at 703-227-3519 or jwboddie@fcps.edu.

SOL Testing

SOL testing has begun and will continue in May for students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6.

Virtual students who will NOT take the SOLs have the option of taking a remote test (not an SOL) to measure their progress this year. Test tickets for the remote reading test have been emailed to students.

Virtual students will test on Mondays as listed below: 

Monday, May 10th--3rd and 5th grade Reading

Monday, May 17th--5th and 6th grade Math

Monday, May 24th--3rd and 4th Math; 5th grade Science

Virtual students should arrive at school between 8:45--8:55 a.m. so testing may begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Pickup time has been moved up to 11:00 AM because students are finishing the tests much quicker than expected. Please use the Kiss and Ride loop for both drop off and pick up. The front parking lot is used for buses.

Students will be offered a breakfast before testing begins. Students may bring a snack, and a water bottle is highly recommended. Water fountains are not being used for drinking at this time.

In-person students will test on a day when they are in school.

Library Curbside Pickup

 

Attention! Curbside pickup will take place from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on the following dates:

May 10th

May 17th

May 24th

PLEASE NOTE: ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE May 28th!

Walk In My Shoes Virtual 5K

 

Walk In My Shoes program activities are designed to create more welcoming school environments for all kids. Students will learn about challenges their peers face on a daily basis, develop empathy and compassion, and learn strategies to support their peers.  

  • Increase knowledge--by providing information about learning differences, developmental challenges, and medical issues;  
  • Build empathy--by providing opportunities to take the perspective of others;
  • Build skill--by helping students identify strategies they can use to support a friend.

http://walkinmyshoesprogram.org/

Summer Art Programs are Back!

Looking for a fun summer camp that includes bussing and a full day of specials (art, dance, music, and theater)?  FCPS is having IN PERSON Institute for the Arts (IFTA) this summer!  There are 4 weeks of camp being offered this summer with local professionals and teachers.  Come learn some new things!

For  current 2nd – 5th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-elementary-institute-arts-e-ifta

For current 6th – 11th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-institute-arts-ifta

If you have any questions you can email Ms. Kmetz lekmetz@fcps.edu or IFTA@fcps.edu

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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Book Fair Delayed Time Today

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Due to the rain this morning, our sidewalk Book Fair will open at 12:00 noon until 3:00 p.m. today….weather permitting…if the rain continues, we will have to cancel. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact Mrs. Dunbar: ladunbar@fcps.edu with any questions.

 

Leslie A. Dunbar

Librarian

Lees Corner ES

LCES Updates 4/30/21: Teacher Appreciation, Book Fair, SOL Testing, & more

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Kindergarten students enjoy playtime in the classroom. Teacher Appreciation Week

 

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week and we invite you to join us and the PTA in celebrating our amazing teachers. Here's what we have planned:

Virtual Monday: Messages of Appreciation! Email your teacher(s) and share with them your favorite memory or a message sharing how much you appreciate them!

Tuesday: Wow, That’s Cool! Use sidewalk chalk, markers, paint, or anything you have on hand to draw your teacher(s) a picture or write a message and post them to the LCES Facebook page!

Wednesday: My Pleasure! Let’s all show our support and appreciation to all our staff and teachers by wearing our school colors.

Thursday: Mixed Bouquet! Take a photo of flowers, a photo of you holding flowers/draw a picture and email it to your teacher! You may also bring in a flower for your teacher! 

Check out the flier here.

Book Fair Ending Soon!

 

Our book fair will soon be ending but you have two more shopping opportunities:

Saturday, May 1st  10-2

Monday, May 3rd 10-3

This is a great time to stock up for summer reading!

You may also shop online at the Lees Corner Scholastic Book Fair website: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/leescornerelementaryschool

Click here to see the flyer with more information.

Kindergarten & New Student Registration

 

Do you have a rising Kindergartner?   We are currently enrolling for the 2021 – 2022 school year. The student must be five by September 30, 2021 to qualify for Kindergarten. Documentation required for enrollment includes the most recent physical examination with record of immunizations, birth certificate, and proof of residency/Deed or Lease.

For more information and to start the registration process, please visit our website at https://leescorneres.fcps.edu and submit a new student registration intake form. 

Additional information is available at https://www.fcps.edu/registration/kindergarten-registration.

We would appreciate your assistance in sharing this information with neighbors who have preschool children or who are new to the area.  Please encourage them to visit our website or contact our Registrar, Jill Boddie for enrollment information. She can be reached at 703-227-3519 or jwboddie@fcps.edu.

SOL Testing

 

SOL tests will be administered in May to students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6.

If you did not fill out the form to refuse testing or notify your child's teacher of your decision to refuse testing, your child will be expected to take the SOL tests.

Virtual students who will NOT take the SOLs will be given the option of taking a remote test (not an SOL) to measure their progress this year. Families of virtual students who refused testing will receive an email with more information.

Virtual students will test on Mondays as listed below. Families who need bus transportation should email latapper@fcps.edu.

Monday, May 3rd--4th and 6th grade Reading

Monday, May 10th--3rd and 5th grade Reading

Monday, May 17th--5th and 6th grade Math

Monday, May 24th--3rd and 4th Math; 5th grade Science

Virtual students should arrive at school between 8:45--8:55 a.m. so testing may begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Students will be offered a breakfast before testing begins. Most students will be finished with testing by 12:00 p.m. Lunch will also be available for all students or students may bring their own lunch/snack. Water bottles are permitted during testing.

In-person students will test on a day when they are in school.

Library Curbside Pickup

 

Attention! Curbside pickup will take place from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM on the following dates:

May 10th

May 17th

May 24th

PLEASE NOTE: ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE May 28th!

Walk In My Shoes Virtual 5K

 

Walk In My Shoes program activities are designed to create more welcoming school environments for all kids. Students will learn about challenges their peers face on a daily basis, develop empathy and compassion, and learn strategies to support their peers.  

  • Increase knowledge--by providing information about learning differences, developmental challenges, and medical issues;  
  • Build empathy--by providing opportunities to take the perspective of others;
  • Build skill--by helping students identify strategies they can use to support a friend.

http://walkinmyshoesprogram.org/

Autism Awareness

 

April is Autism Awareness Month, and it is a great opportunity for us all to learn more about how people with autism see and experience the world. The more we understand, the better we can support one another.

Did you know that the character Julia on Sesame Street has autism? Julia and Elmo are great friends! Here's a video about Julia:

https://youtu.be/dKCdV20zLMs

Summer Art Programs are Back!

Looking for a fun summer camp that includes bussing and a full day of specials (art, dance, music, and theater)?  FCPS is having IN PERSON Institute for the Arts (IFTA) this summer!  There are 4 weeks of camp being offered this summer with local professionals and teachers.  Come learn some new things!

For  current 2nd – 5th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-elementary-institute-arts-e-ifta

For current 6th – 11th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-institute-arts-ifta

If you have any questions you can email Ms. Kmetz lekmetz@fcps.edu or IFTA@fcps.edu

Daily Health Screening

As we strive to keep Lees Corner as safe as possible, it is a good time to review the Health Screening Commitment Form. that was signed and submitted for in-person instruction. The document is an agreement to screen your child each morning for possible symptoms and to keep them home if any of the following symptoms are present:

Feeling feverish and/or having chills (if documented temperature/fever of 100.4F or greater)

  • A new cough not due to another health condition
  • Fatigue (more tired than usual)
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Headache
  • A new sore throat not due to another health condition
  • New chills not due to another health condition
  • New muscle pain not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise
  • New loss of taste or smell, new onset of poor appetite or poor feeding
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

The commitment form is also available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Let’s work together to keep Lees Corner safe!

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

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LCES Updates 4/23/21: Book Fair, SOL Testing, College Day & more

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The Girl Scouts recently donated 96 boxes of cookies to thank our teachers and staff for all they do all year. Thank you for the sweet treats! Book Fair Coming Soon!

 

We are excited to provide our Lees Corner community with a Scholastic Book Fair sponsored by our PTA. 

This event opens tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and will take place outside on the sidewalk in front of our school. All FCPS protocols, including social distancing and wearing masks will be followed. Books of all kinds will be available for sale! Purchases may be made with credit card, eWallet (more info here), or personal check.  You may also shop online at the Lees Corner Scholastic Book Fair website: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/leescornerelementaryschool

Click here to see the flyer with more information.

We still need volunteers during our Book Fair! Please use the link: https://volunteer.scholastic.com/#/signup/1XLAPXgft  if you are able to help!

Please contact Leslie Dunbar, Lees Corner Librarian if you have any questions: ladunbar@fcps.edu 

SOL Testing

SOL tests will be administered in May to students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6.

If you filled out the form to refuse testing for your child, you will receive a confirmation email next week. If you did not fill out the form or notify your child's teacher of your decision to refuse testing, your child will be expected to take the SOL tests.

Virtual students who will NOT take the SOLs will be given the option of taking a remote test (not an SOL) to measure their progress this year. Families of virtual students who refused testing will receive an email with more information.

Virtual students will test on Mondays as listed below. We will email families to offer transportation services.

Monday, May 3rd--4th and 6th grade Reading

Monday, May 10th--3rd and 5th grade Reading

Monday, May 17th--5th and 6th grade Math

Monday, May 24th--3rd and 4th Math; 5th grade Science

Virtual students should arrive at school between 8:45--8:55 a.m. so testing may begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. Students will be offered a breakfast before testing begins. Most students will be finished with testing by 12:00 p.m. Lunch will also be available for all students or students may bring their own lunch/snack. Water bottles are permitted during testing.

If your child will need bus transportation, please respond to the email you will receive and indicate that your child will need to ride the bus on a Monday.

In-person students will test on a day when they are in school.

Library Curbside Pickup

Attention! Curbside pickup will not take place during the Book Fair (April 24-May 3). Curbside will resume on May 10th, May 17th, and May 24th.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE May 28th!

Kindergarten Registration

 

We are currently registering Kindergarteners for the 2021-2022 School Year.  In-person registration is Monday, April 26. Please spread the word to friends and neighbors in the school boundary.  The link for the Sign-up Genius for an appointment is https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D4AA5AC2EABF58-kindergarten1.

Please call the office at 703-227-3500 or email jwboddie@fcps.edu for more information.

Annual Chantilly Pyramid College Day – Friday, April 30th!

 

The Chantilly Pyramid will continue it’s annual tradition of highlighting post-secondary education through a College Spirit Day on Friday, April 30th!

Staff and students are invited to wear college gear, LCES spirit wear and/or colors. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in a staff-college trivia game where they can learn more about the college experiences from our own Lees Corner staff. The earlier a child knows and believes they can go to college, the more likely they will be to attend! The Google Slide trivia game will posted in Guidance Google Classrooms on Monday, April 26th. Trivia answers will be revealed on the 30th!

Walk In My Shoes Virtual 5K

 

Walk In My Shoes program activities are designed to create more welcoming school environments for all kids. Students will learn about challenges their peers face on a daily basis, develop empathy and compassion, and learn strategies to support their peers.  

  • Increase knowledge--by providing information about learning differences, developmental challenges, and medical issues;  
  • Build empathy--by providing opportunities to take the perspective of others;
  • Build skill--by helping students identify strategies they can use to support a friend.

http://walkinmyshoesprogram.org/

Autism Awareness

 

April is Autism Awareness Month. People with autism are in our schools, our workplaces, everywhere. Understanding autism helps us strengthen our relationships and our communities.

Here's a video explaining autism, based on the book A Different Kind of Brilliant.

https://youtu.be/y6g8QHWkKZU

 

Summer Art Programs are Back!

Looking for a fun summer camp that includes bussing and a full day of specials (art, dance, music, and theater)?  FCPS is having IN PERSON Institute for the Arts (IFTA) this summer!  There are 4 weeks of camp being offered this summer with local professionals and teachers.  Come learn some new things!

For  current 2nd – 5th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-elementary-institute-arts-e-ifta

For current 6th – 11th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-institute-arts-ifta

If you have any questions you can email Ms. Kmetz lekmetz@fcps.edu or IFTA@fcps.edu

Daily Health Screening

As we strive to keep Lees Corner as safe as possible, it is a good time to review the Health Screening Commitment Form. that was signed and submitted for in-person instruction. The document is an agreement to screen your child each morning for possible symptoms and to keep them home if any of the following symptoms are present:

Feeling feverish and/or having chills (if documented temperature/fever of 100.4F or greater)

  • A new cough not due to another health condition
  • Fatigue (more tired than usual)
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Headache
  • A new sore throat not due to another health condition
  • New chills not due to another health condition
  • New muscle pain not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise
  • New loss of taste or smell, new onset of poor appetite or poor feeding
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

The commitment form is also available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Let’s work together to keep Lees Corner safe!

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

13500 Hollinger Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22033  |  Main Phone: 703.227.3500  Attendance: 703.227.3535 or leescorneresattendance@fcps.edu | Web | Twitter

LCES Updates 4/16/21: Yearbooks, Book Fair, SOL Testing & more

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Recess looks a little different this year, but it is still lots of fun with friends! LCES 20-21 Yearbook

 

This year’s memories will be captured forever in our Lees Corner Yearbook. Please use the information below to order yours today!

Price: $15.00 each

Order Deadline: Tuesday, April 20

www.YBPay.lifetouch.com to pay with your credit card

Use Yearbook Code: 1470021

OR

www.myschoolbucks.com

Click on “School Store Payments”, scroll to Featured Items & Click on “Yearbook”

View details, complete info, and check out with your credit/debit card.

Book Fair Coming Soon!

 

We are very excited to announce that we will have our LCES PTA Scholastic Book Fair in person starting Saturday, April 24th. Click here for more information.

SOL Testing

SOL tests will be administered in May to students in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6. As we prepare for spring assessments, we need to collect information about your intentions for spring SOL tests. If you have not yet done so, please complete this online Google intent form no later than Wednesday, April 21st.

 https://forms.gle/u8MRaNn3o565MGKT9.

You may contact our school if you need help accessing or completing the form. 

Autism Awareness

 

April is Autism Awareness Month. People with autism are in our schools, our workplaces, everywhere. Understanding autism helps us strengthen our relationships and our communities. Here's a short, easy to understand video about neurodiversity:

https://youtu.be/7JdCY-cdgkI

Summer Art Programs are Back!

Looking for a fun summer camp that includes bussing and a full day of specials (art, dance, music, and theater)?  FCPS is having IN PERSON Institute for the Arts (IFTA) this summer!  There are 4 weeks of camp being offered this summer with local professionals and teachers.  Come learn some new things!

For  current 2nd – 5th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-elementary-institute-arts-e-ifta

For current 6th – 11th Graders:

https://www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps-and-institutes-institute-arts-ifta

If you have any questions you can email Ms. Kmetz lekmetz@fcps.edu or IFTA@fcps.edu

Daily Health Screening

As we strive to keep Lees Corner as safe as possible, it is a good time to review the Health Screening Commitment Form. that was signed and submitted for in-person instruction. The document is an agreement to screen your child each morning for possible symptoms and to keep them home if any of the following symptoms are present:

Feeling feverish and/or having chills (if documented temperature/fever of 100.4F or greater)

  • A new cough not due to another health condition
  • Fatigue (more tired than usual)
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Headache
  • A new sore throat not due to another health condition
  • New chills not due to another health condition
  • New muscle pain not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise
  • New loss of taste or smell, new onset of poor appetite or poor feeding
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

The commitment form is also available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Let’s work together to keep Lees Corner safe!

Kindergarten Registration

 

We are currently registering Kindergarteners for the 2021-2022 School Year.  If you have a child or know a child who will be 5 years old by 9/30/2021, please call the office at 703-227-3500 or email jwboddie@fcps.edu to schedule a registration appointment.

Library Curbside Pickup

Attention students attending in-person learning Tuesday-Wednesday or Thursday-Friday: You may continue to place books on hold in Destiny Discover and Mrs. Dunbar will deliver the books to students’ classrooms during the school day!

Curbside will continue in April as well on April 19th from 11 AM to 2 PM.

NO Curbside on 4/26 and 5/3.

Please watch this video to access your child’s school library account to see what books your child has checked out. Please make every effort to return all library books. Many thanks! Questions? Please contact Mrs. Dunbar: ladunbar@fcps.edu

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

13500 Hollinger Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22033  |  Main Phone: 703.227.3500  Attendance: 703.227.3535 or leescorneresattendance@fcps.edu | Web | Twitter

LCES Book Fair Coming Soon!

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Book Fair Coming Soon!

We are excited to provide our Lees Corner community with a Scholastic Book Fair sponsored by our PTA. The first day to shop will be Saturday, April 24th.

This event will take place outside on the sidewalk in front of our school. All FCPS protocols, including social distancing and wearing masks will be followed. Books of all kinds will be available for sale!

Purchases may be made with credit card, eWallet (more info here), or personal check.  You may also shop online at the Lees Corner Scholastic Book Fair website: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/leescornerelementaryschool

Please see the attached flier for more information.

We still need volunteers during our Book Fair! Please use the link: https://volunteer.scholastic.com/#/signup/1XLAPXgft  if you are able to help!

Please contact Leslie Dunbar, Lees Corner Librarian if you have any questions: ladunbar@fcps.edu

13500 Hollinger Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22033  |  Main Phone: 703.227.3500  Attendance: 703.227.3535 or leescorneresattendance@fcps.edu | Web | Twitter

LCES PTA Meeting Tonight

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PTA Meeting Tonight

We invite all of you to join us tonight at 6:00 p.m. for the PTA Meeting.

Agenda:

- Concurrent Instruction & Updates

- Health & Safety Updates

- Four Day Expansion

- Spring Events

- SOL Testing

- Summer Of Learning 

- Teacher Appreciation Week 

- Budget

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. https://www.gotomeet.me/MaiHamoudeh/april-2021-pta-meeting

This meeting is locked with a password: lces2021

You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 681-550-389

Join from a video-conferencing room or system. Dial-in or type: 67.217.95.2 or inroomlink.goto.com Meeting ID: 681 550 389 Or dial directly: 681550389@67.217.95.2 or 67.217.95.2##681550389

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/681550389 

 

Thank you

PTA Board

 

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LCES Updates 4/9/21: Yearbook Orders, PTA Meeting, and more

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Students have fun indoors and outdoors!

 

LCES 20-21 Yearbook

 

This year’s memories will be captured forever in our Lees Corner Yearbook. Please use the information below to order yours today!

Price: $15.00 each

Order Deadline: Monday, April 12

www.YBPay.lifetouch.com to pay with your credit card

Use Yearbook Code: 1470021

OR

www.myschoolbucks.com

Click on “School Store Payments”, scroll to Featured Items & Click no “Yearbook”

View details, complete info, and check out with your credit/debit card.

Daily Health Screening

As we strive to keep Lees Corner as safe as possible, it is a good time to review the Health Screening Commitment Form. that was signed and submitted for in-person instruction. The document is an agreement to screen your child each morning for possible symptoms and to keep them home if any of the following symptoms are present:

Feeling feverish and/or having chills (if documented temperature/fever of 100.4F or greater)

  • A new cough not due to another health condition
  • Fatigue (more tired than usual)
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • Headache
  • A new sore throat not due to another health condition
  • New chills not due to another health condition
  • New muscle pain not due to another health condition or that may have been caused by a specific activity such as physical exercise
  • New loss of taste or smell, new onset of poor appetite or poor feeding
  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting

The commitment form is also available in English, Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Korean, Spanish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Let’s work together to keep Lees Corner safe!

PTA Meeting

 

We hope you can join us for a virtual PTA meeting on Tuesday, April 13th at 6:00 PM.

You may join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

https://www.gotomeet.me/MaiHamoudeh/april-2021-pta-meeting

This meeting is locked with a password: lces2021

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (872) 240-3311

Access Code: 681-550-389

Join from a video-conferencing room or system.

Dial in or type: 67.217.95.2 or inroomlink.goto.com

Meeting ID: 681 550 389

Or dial directly: 681550389@67.217.95.2 or 67.217.95.2##681550389

 

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/681550389

Kindergarten Registration

 

We are currently registering Kindergarteners for the 2021-2022 School Year.  If you have a child or know a child who will be 5 years old by 9/30/2021, please call the office at 703-227-3500 or email jwboddie@fcps.edu to schedule a registration appointment.

Library Curbside Pickup

Attention students attending in-person learning Tuesday-Wednesday or Thursday-Friday: You may continue to place books on hold in Destiny Discover and Mrs. Dunbar will deliver the books to students’ classrooms during the school day!

Curbside will continue in April as well on the following dates:

April 12th and April 19th from 11 AM to 2 PM.

Please watch this video to access your child’s school library account to see what books your child has checked out. Please make every effort to return all library books. Many thanks! Questions? Please contact Mrs. Dunbar: ladunbar@fcps.edu

Book Fair Coming Soon!

 

We are very excited to announce that we will have our LCES PTA Scholastic Book Fair in person! More information will be shared later this month.

Student Attendance

Teachers take attendance at 9:00 a.m. so your child should be logged in and ready for school by that time. If your child will be late or absent, please send a message to LeesCornerESAttendance@fcps.edu by 9:30 AM. Automated phone calls and emails are sent to anyone whose child’s absence is unverified after this time.

These are the attendance codes that are being used and their explanations:

Asynchronous - Teacher verifies student participation in learning via review of submitted work or reflection activity

Excused Absence - Examples: student illness; death in family; court appearance; difficulty logging in to online classes; temporary student or family hardship - See Regulation 2234

Excused Tardy - Student was not present at the start of the school day or class period when attendance was taken, but had a valid reason for being late

Prearranged Absence – Examples: college campus visits; family hardships, such as relocation; (not vacations) Must be reviewed in advance unless an emergency

Unexcused Local Absences - Student whereabouts are known or supported by parent but administration or local policy still deems the absence unexcused. Examples: student shopping with parent; student and family away for vacation with no plans to access class work; student participating in other non-school activity during school hours.

Unexcused tardy - Student was not present at the start of the school day for an unacceptable reason. Examples: overslept, running late, missed bus

Unverified - Student absent with no school contact by parent

Unexcused – Unverified absences are changed to this if a parent has not responded to automated emails and phone calls.

Super Staff!

Do you want to celebrate a LCES employee who does ordinary things in an extraordinary way, or goes beyond what is expected? If so, then click here to share with everyone.

Stay Connected to LCES

Follow us on Twitter @Lees_Corner_ES to see tweets and retweets with information and resources.

Join the Lees Corner Elementary School group on Facebook. This is a private group available only to LCES families and staff. The group is managed by the PTA but membership and dues are NOT required to join this group. 

13500 Hollinger Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22033  |  Main Phone: 703.227.3500  Attendance: 703.227.3535 or leescorneresattendance@fcps.edu | Web | Twitter

Power Outages - Today, April 6

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Dear Lees Corner Families,

We recognize there is a large scale power outage this morning in the Lees Corner ES community and surrounding areas.  Lees Corner ES has power. Classes, both online and in-person, will be held on time and as scheduled. Given the outages, there may be some bus/transportation delays.

Staff is aware that many students may have difficulty accessing online classes today due to the power outages.  Students should log in to class as they are able once power is restored and check for messages from their teachers in Google Classroom. Absences will be excused.

I will keep you updated as I have additional information.

Sincerely,

VaRonica Sloan

Principal

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