Greetings Parents and Community Members,
We are celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America week during the first week of March. We have a spirit week and awesome activities planned for this national celebratory week.
I hope to see you at our Advisory Council Meeting on March 1, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m. and our PTA Meeting @ 6:00 p.m. Your involvement is crucial and welcomed! See you there!
School Board member Diane Raulston will hold a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, March 9 from 7 – 9 p.m. on the budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The meeting will be held at Fitzgerald Elementary School in the school’s Activity Room. The meeting will be held jointly with fellow School Board member Justin Wilk (Potomac District). Please attend and share any concerns that you have.
We have our Relay for Life Family Movie Night on Friday, March 10, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. Please come out and support our Relay for Life Team and bring your family for a beautiful night of fun and entertainment.
Our feeder high school, Gar-Field is hosting their annual Spring Craft Show on Saturday, March 18th @ 9:00-3:00 p.m. It is FREE to the public and will feature over 100 vendors, artists and crafters.
We are in need of parent volunteers the morning of Thursday, March 30th, for about 30 minutes. We will be having our Bus Evacuation at arrival. I need parents to assist with students exiting the school buses in a mock emergency evacuation. I'm asking parents to arrive at 8:30 a.m.on the 30th; if interested, please call 703.670.4050. Thank you, in advance!
March is Women's History Month and I encourage you to share some facts with your children about women in your family who have impacted your life or the lives of others.
My Paternal Grandmother, Dorothea Lee Evans Parker became the FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE Deputy Sheriff of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA in 1968.
- A. McDonald