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ይህንን ዜና መፅሄት በሌሎች ቋንቋዎች ለማንበብ፤ እባክዎን ድረ ገፃችንን ይጎብኙ።
اس نیوزلیٹر کو دوسری زبانوں میں پڑھنے کیلئے ، براہ مہربانی ہماری ویب سائیٹ ملاحظہ کیجیئے۔Stratford Landing Class Placement Information for the 2023-2024 School Year
Many families value having a role in their child’s class placement. Parents and caregivers have the best overall knowledge of your child and her/his unique traits. The class placement process is approached very carefully and thoroughly at Stratford Landing and we consider the academic and social needs of each student. To provide the best environment for your child, we seek input from both staff and families. Our teachers drive the class placement process, and we trust their judgement and expertise when creating class placements. We ask that you do not reach out directly to teachers to make requests for next school year. Parents and caregivers can provide their input through this process. When completing the form, please share the qualities of a teacher and classroom environment that would best meet your child’s needs.
Requests for specific teachers, or to be grouped with specific students, will not be honored. Instead, this is an opportunity for families to share information about their child that would support learning. To create equitable and dynamic class groupings, it is impossible to honor every request from a family to place a child in a specific classroom with specific students. Please be assured that with or without family input, each child's needs will be carefully considered to ensure the selection of a classroom in which your child will learn best.
Class assignments will not be finalized or communicated to families until close to the start of the 2023-2024 School Year.
Use this form to provide your input for the 2023-2024 school year. This form will close on Friday, May 26, 2023.
Kevin Morris, PrincipalAttend Today, Achieve Tomorrow. We All Belong Here!
In FCPS, we all belong. From the first day of school, to the last day of school, every child matters. If your student is having a hard time finishing the year strong and attending school, please contact a trusted adult at the school—a teacher, counselor, or administrator. Visit our website for more attendance resources.Tutoring Grants Available for Families
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is now accepting applications from parents for tutoring microgrants for their children through the K-12 Learning Acceleration Grants program.
The program was created to help Virginia families address the impact of the pandemic on student learning. It provides $1,500 grants to parents of school-age children for tutoring in specific subjects. Children from homes with family incomes at 300% or less of the federal poverty level may qualify for $3,000 grants.
Available services include in-person, online, and hybrid tutoring provided one-on-one or in small group or large group settings. The first step in the process is to visit VDOE’s K-12 Learning Acceleration Grants page and create an application account.Last Chance to Register! Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
SLES Volunteers! We want to show our gratitude for your time and dedication to Stratford Landing Elementary for the 2022-2023 school year by inviting you to our Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 24th. Please remember to RSVP. We hope to see you there!Updates on Online Student Registration
Online registration was successfully piloted at 26 schools last month. Thank you to the caregivers and staff who have provided valuable feedback on the process!
FCPS plans to have online registration in place at all schools across the district starting June 30, ensuring a simple and efficient new student registration application process for the upcoming school year. Learn more about registration.Making the Transition to Middle School
Making the move from elementary school to middle school can be an exciting and unsettling time for a parent and child. In a recent episode of FCPS multilingual podcast, En Pocas Palabras, learn ways to ease the transition including:
- Understanding the developmental changes in your child.
- Getting to know middle school culture.
- Encouraging independence, but remaining available.
- Offering emotional support to your child.
- Reiterating your family values and expectations.
- Staying involved in your child’s school.
The podcast is available in Arabic, English, Korean, and Spanish. Listen and subscribe.Virtual Families as Partners Workshop: Summer Programs Available for SLES Students
Please join us for a VIRTUAL information session on May 31, at 10 am, to learn more about the various summer program opportunities available for our students in Fairfax County.
If you have any questions, please contact our family liaison, Andrea Howard, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 703-619-3690.Senior Day at Stratford Landing ES
Attention Graduating Class of 2023:
If you attended Stratford Landing Elementary, we want to invite you back to SLES to help you celebrate this huge accomplishment! Seniors will get a chance to reminisce with friends and staff, have Q&A sessions with our current SLES students, and walk down the hallways one last time in cap and gown for the “Grad Walk.”
Seniors, if you plan to attend, please complete this form to RSVP in advance.
Questions? Contact our family liaison, Andrea Howard, at [email protected] or 703-619-3690.Family Liaison Resources
by Andrea Howard
As your family liaison, my goal is to keep you informed about the valuable resources, events, and family engagement opportunities available through SLES, FCPS, and the community.
If you have questions about navigating the school, learning about FCPS resources, or getting your student set up for success, I'm here to help. Please email, or call 703-619-3690 to set up an appointment.
Visit the SLES Family Liaison homepage for additional information and resources.
CyberPatriot Summer Cyber Camp
Chantilly Academy will host an AFA CyberCamp Monday, June 26, to Friday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. This camp is recommended for rising fifth through eighth graders of all skill levels interested in learning more about the importance of cybersecurity and gaining skill to protect themselves and others from cyber threats. Discounts are available for students eligible for free and reduced-price meals. Visit the camp website to learn more about registration, curriculum, and schedule.
Other Summer Camp Opportunities
Registration is still available for Institute for the Arts (IFTA) and Elementary-IFTA arts camps, Credit Recovery Academy, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s Middle School Technology Institute (MSTI).
Upcoming FCPS Family Resource Center (FRC) Events & Webinars
The FRC is hosting the following upcoming events and webinars. Events are virtual unless stated otherwise:
- SIBSHOPS: An Exciting, In-person Workshop for Brothers and Sisters of Children with Special Needs! May 20, 9 a.m. at Madison High School. The Sibshop workshops are for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in Fairfax County Public Schools who have siblings with special needs.
- Math Space Summer Learning: Supporting your Secondary Student. June 1, 7 p.m. We will give participants a clear vision of how to use Mathspace to avoid the learning loss that often happens during the summer.
- Setting the Stage for Summer Success. June 2, 10 a.m. Are you interested in maximizing the summer months with your kids and teens, while also maintaining your sanity? Join us for this session filled with summer tips and resources.
- ST Math. June 8, 7 p.m. In this webinar, you will learn about how ST Math teaches math using visual models and engaging puzzles.
- Kindergarten: What Every Family Needs to Know. June 9, 10 a.m. Learn more about the myths about kindergarten, what to expect, strategies for a smooth transition, and how to support your child's academic and emotional growth.
Click on the titles above for more information or to register for a webinar.Calendar Reminder
All schools and offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, for the Memorial Day holiday. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30. Learn about the history of Memorial Day.
See the complete school year calendar.Mark Your Calendar!
May 24: Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (11 am - 2 pm)
May 29: Holiday (Memorial Day) - NO SCHOOL
May 31: Virtual Families as Partners Workshop: Summer Programs Available for SLES Students (10 am)
June 6: Senior Day at SLES (2:30 pm)
June 16: Last Day of School (Early Release)Quick Links
- SLES Homepage
- SLES Parent Handbook
- Join our SLES PTA
- SLES Military Support Group
- 2022-2023 FCPS School Year Calendar
- Student Rights & Responsibilities (SR&R)
- FCPS Parent Resource Center
- Mental Health Resources and Emergency Services Information
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