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Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

We have had an eventful few days since our snow day last week.  On Thursday, we had two great events here.  First, our whole school meeting.  We love when we can all come together and celebrate our school spirit.  We spent a lot of time talking about optimism and goals we have for 2020!  Thanks to the PTA who arranged for another fun Children’s Science Center night.  Dr. Mitchell and I had a great time watching everyone participate in the stations, we even did some of them ourselves.  Thank you to all of you who volunteered to run stations, we would not have been able to have such a successful evening without you. 

Finally, last night we enjoyed hearing so many of our 5th and 6th graders sing at the Marshall Pyramid Concert.  Ms. Fucile and her chorus did a phenomenal job.  We were by far the largest group on stage which is a huge testament to the strength and commitment of our Stenwood music program. 

If you have not turned in your intention form, please make sure to read the blurb below.

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

If you have not returned the student intention form, we ask that you do so ASAP. Please take a few minutes to complete the form for each child currently enrolled at Stenwood and have your child return the form to school tomorrow.  Having information about your plans for next school year helps us to solidify our numbers; our student number play a major role in the number of teachers assigned to our school.  Your quick turn-around is appreciated.  If you are uncertain of your plans, please simply write a brief note explaining your uncertain situation.  Thank you!

LOST AND FOUND

Stenwood Community ~ Are you missing a hat, water bottle, jacket, sweater!? We have an abundance of them in the cafeteria lost and found.  Please have your student come down and check the tables.

Positivity Project ~ Prudence

This week we are focusing on Prudence. You plan for the future and achieve your goals by making careful everyday choices.

“When you make the right decision, it doesn’t really matter what anyone else thinks.”
                                                          ~Caroline Kennedy

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• What does making good decisions have to do with prudence?
• Is it hard to make decisions in certain situations? If yes, which situations?
• Do you find it becoming harder or easier to make good decisions as you get older?

Keep up to date with all the wonderful things happening at Stenwood on the January Memories gallery!  Photos are added throughout the month!

Dear Stenwood Parents/Guardians of Rising 7th graders. There are important dates and activities that were shared by Kilmer Middle School and Thoreau Middle School we would like you to be aware of. Please look below for details, make note of these important activities, important dates, and stay tuned for more details in the coming weeks. More information will come to you through flyers in your child’s backpacks- some already have, or from the middle school itself, and we will update you on Hive Happenings as well.

KILMER MIDDLE SCHOOL:
KMS Rising 7th grade Curriculum Night for Parents & Students – Wednesday, January 29th 6:00-7:30 pm (snow date: Tuesday Feb 4th)

Early sessions scheduled from 5:15 – 5:45 to include information about the Advanced Academic Level IV Program & ESOL Services

This evening provides an opportunity for parents and students to learn about required and elective courses and activities at Kilmer Middle School. Kilmer staff and students will be available to answer questions about curriculum and the transition to middle school. The 2020-2021 online course catalog will be available on the Kilmer website after the winter break.

Please let us know if there is a student coming that might need some additional supports/accommodations.

Kilmer School Counselors visit Elementary Schools to assist with *Online Course Request Sign Up*– Feb. 10 – 21. KMS school counselors will visit each elementary school to facilitate the SIS online course request process for sixth grade students attending Kilmer for the 2020-2021 school year. Course selection sheets will be sent home with students after curriculum night, and once returned with a parent signature, students will use their course selection sheet to sign up for their courses through SIS StudentVUE. Kilmer school counselors and elementary school counselors will work together to coordinate a date for this lesson.

Specific day between (Feb 10-21) is TBD. Once we know the date, we will communicate it with families, so please ensure your child is present at school that day and avoid scheduling any appointments that day if possible.

THOREAU MIDDLE SCHOOL:

Thoreau Activity Fair- Wednesday February 5th 10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Rising 7th grade students will visit Thoreau during the school day.  This is a fun, activities-based day where students learn about Thoreau ad experience middle school culture. Note: Bus transportation is provided to Thoreau from the elementary school on their assigned day

Rising 7th Grade Curriculum Night & Elective Open House & Local Level IV AAP Information Session-Thursday, February 6, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Note* Detailed invitation to follow (Snow date is February 13, 2020)

Rising 7th Grade Meet & Greet Sessions
These sessions are held as an additional opportunity to meet the school’s administrative team and ask questions in a smaller and more informal setting.

Sessions:
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Elementary School Visits: Monday, February 10, 2020 – Friday February 28, 2020.

Thoreau counselors will visit elementary schools to talk with students about the transition to 7th grade as well as the online course registration process. Exact date of Visit TBD. Once we know the date, we will communicate it with families, so please ensure your child is present at school that day and avoid scheduling any appointments that day if possible.

Did you know that there is a School Psychologist assigned to EVERY school in FCPS?

FCPS School Psychologists are working hard to make a positive impact on the academic and social-emotional development of all FCPS students through the provision of mental health services that build resiliency, life competencies and good citizenship.  Please follow them on Twitter @FCPSpsychs to find out more about how they impact students’ lives every day!

GPS Bracelets/Devices

A parent or guardian who wishes for their child to wear a bracelet or device with GPS capabilities, such as an AngelSense, to school must now request principal approval for the device. Parents or guardians should utilize the new Request for Principal's Approval For Student Use Of GPS Bracelet/Device (SS/SE-349). Translated forms are available at the bottom of this webpage.  If the device also includes communication features, parents must agree to disable these features during the school day and, if applicable, while on the school bus. A new request needs to be completed before each school year begins.

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS

January 24th is the last day to customize your yearbook with a name stamp on the front of the yearbook!!

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Jan 20th / Martin Luther King Day - No School
Jan 23rd / Geography Bee - 9:00 a.m.
Jan 27th & 28th / Student Holidays
Feb 7th / SCA Spirit Day - RED-WHITE-BLUE
Feb 11th / PTA Mtg - 7:00 p.m.
Feb 14th / Valentine Day Parties (Gds K-6) - 1:00-3:00 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

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WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Stenwood Hive Happenings

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Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

We hope everyone is enjoying their snow day!  We were so happy to have welcomed everyone back on Monday, I know everyone is looking forward to being back in a normal routine after hopefully a restful winter break and this quick snow storm. 

We need your help, it is actually the time of year that we start planning for next year.  

To ensure adequate staffing for next school year, please complete the Student Intention Form your child will be bringing home tomorrow. Please take a few minutes to complete the form for each child currently enrolled at Stenwood and have your child return the form to school on Friday.  Having information about your plans for next school year helps us to solidify our numbers; our student numbers play a major role in the number of teachers assigned to our school.  Your quick turn-around is appreciated.  If you are uncertain of your plans, please simply write a brief note explaining your uncertain situation.         

In addition, the annual Survey of Preschool Children will be sent home as well.  Please encourage all of your neighbors with children of kindergarten age to contact Mrs. Sonja Hunt in the front office so that we can get all kindergarteners registered soon for the 2020-2021 school year.  And of course, if you have a rising kindergartener at home, please fill out this form, too.  This registration information also helps to determine the number of teachers assigned to our school.

Likewise, if you have neighbors whose children are older than kindergarten age who are talking about leaving private schools and registering at Stenwood for next year, please encourage your neighbors to contact Mrs. Sonja Hunt now. 

Thank you for completing the forms tomorrow and returning them on Friday.  We really appreciate it.

We are also looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow night from 6:00 - 7:30 at the PTA’s Children’s Science Center night.  It will be a ton of fun with lots of different stations for everyone!  For more information, read PTA’s Wednesday Mail.  I am a huge science nerd, so I can’t wait!   

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

LOST AND FOUND

Stenwood Community ~ Are you missing a hat, water bottle, jacket, sweater!? We have an abundance of them in the cafeteria lost and found.  Please have your student come down and check the tables.

Positivity Project ~ Optimism

This week we are focusing on Optimism. You expect the best from the future and work to achieve it.


“When the world says, “Give Up”, Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”.”
                                                             ~Author Unknown

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• When were you optimistic in a situation? How could that situation have turned out differently if you weren’t optimistic?
• Do you believe that hope and optimism are “contagious”?
• What is your dream for your future self?  What will you have to do to achieve that goal?

Keep up to date with all the wonderful things happening at Stenwood on the December Memories gallery!  Photos are added throughout the month!

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening 
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Calling All Stinger Scientists - That's You!

Save the date right after Winter break for Stenwood Family Science Night - Jan 9th, 6-8pm.

We need at least 9 more volunteers (16 yrs or older) in order to confirm the event with the Children's Science Center. You can do this! All supplies and instructions are provided.

Sign up today!             
           

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Jan 9th / PTA Children's Science Ctr Night
Jan 10th / SCA Spirit Day - Hawaiian Day
Jan 14th / Marshall Pyramid Choral Concert - 6 p.m.
Jan 13th - Jan 24th / School Supply Drive
Jan 15th / CARES Pizza Lunch
Jan 23rd / Geography Bee - 9 a.m.
Jan 27th & 28th / Student Holidays

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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Winter Break December 23 - January 3 Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

As we approach winter break we hope all of you have a happy and healthy winter break.  Our office will be closed during the break.

We look forward to seeing many of you at our winter concert tomorrow at 7:00pm; we know it will be amazing, as always! 

Finally, we want to welcome our newest Stenwood staff member, Mr. Brian Spector.  He is joining us as our full-time office assistant.  He will start on Monday, January 6th.  Please give him a warm welcome the next time you stop by or call. 

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

LOST AND FOUND

Stenwood Community ~ Are you missing a hat, water bottle, jacket, sweater!? We have an abundance of them in the cafeteria lost and found.  Please have your student come down and check the tables.

Positivity Project ~ Optimism

This week we are focusing on Optimism. You expect the best from the future and work to achieve it.


“When the world says, “Give Up”, Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”.”
                                                             ~Author Unknown

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• When were you optimistic in a situation? How could that situation have turned out differently if you weren’t optimistic?
• Do you believe that hope and optimism are “contagious”?
• What is your dream for your future self?  What will you have to do to achieve that goal?

Keep up to date with all the wonderful things happening at Stenwood on the December Memories gallery!  Photos are added throughout the month!

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening 
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Calling All Stinger Scientists - That's You!

Save the date right after Winter break for Stenwood Family Science Night - Jan 9th, 6-8pm.

We need at least 9 more volunteers (16 yrs or older) in order to confirm the event with the Children's Science Center. You can do this! All supplies and instructions are provided.

Sign up today!             
           

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Dec 19th / Winter Concert 7 p.m. 
Dec 23 - Jan 3 / Winter Break
Jan 9th / PTA Children's Science Ctr Night
Jan 10th / SCA Spirit Day - Hawaiian Day

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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Winter Break December 23 - January 3 Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

It was great to see so many of you at the Silver Diner last week!  The last week and a half of school before winter break is really busy.  Later this week, the 5th and 6th graders will be competing in Battle of the Books!  Mrs. Cole, our amazing librarian plans two battles every year.  Battle of the Books encourages students to read a variety of genres and have discussions about books with their classmates.  The students also love creating their class themes, chants, and cheers.  Parents of 5th and 6th graders are welcome to attend, especially if your son or daughter are representing their class as a contestant. 

Next week we will enjoy our annual winter concert.  Ms. Fucile, Ms. Campbell, and Mr. Frederick have devoted a tremendous amount of time and effort in order to prepare our students for this fabulous concert.  We know you have also supported your children at home with their practice; thank you for your support.  Let’s all come together to celebrate their efforts next Thursday!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project ~ Self-Control

Next week we are focusing on Self-control. You have the ability to control your emotions and behaviors. You think before you act.

“By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.” 
                                                                ~Grenville Kleise

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• Do you consider yourself to be a person who has self-control? What things do you do that indicate this?
• Why is self-regulation important?
• What happens when your emotions take over? How can you work on developing greater self-control?

All Book Fair back orders have now been delivered.  If you have not received your items, please email Mrs. Cole (nhcole@fcps.edu) your backorder invoice number so she can find your item.  Thank you to everyone who purchased items from the book fair.  Your support is appreciated!

Keep up to date with all the wonderful things happening at Stenwood on the December Memories gallery!  Photos are added throughout the month!

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Calling All Stinger Scientists - That's You!

Save the date right after Winter break for Stenwood Family Science Night - Jan 9th, 6-8pm.

We need at least 9 more volunteers (16 yrs or older) in order to confirm the event with the Children's Science Center. You can do this! All supplies and instructions are provided.

Sign up today!             
           

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Dec 13th / Battle of the Books 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Dec 17th / Marshall & Kilmer Snow Show @ Kilmer - 7 p.m.
Dec 18th / CARES Pizza
Dec 19th / Winter Concert 7 p.m.
Dec Dec 23 - Jan 3 / Winter Break
Jan 9th / PTA Children's Science Ctr Night
Jan 10th / SCA Spirit Day - Hawaiian Day

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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Stenwood Hive Happenings

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Winter Break December 23 - January 3 Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

We are looking forward to seeing many of you at Silver Diner Dine Out tomorrow night!  We know so many students love going to this annual event!

We ask that you help showcase our amazing school and remind your children that there may be other diners who are not part of our Stenwood community who are enjoying a night out as well, so remember to be respectful.

Attendance Matters - We need your help!  Regular attendance at school is important.  Did you know that research shows that missing just 2 days of school a month on average is a primary cause of lower academic achievement?  Missing more than 18 days, which is only 2 days a month, adds up to missing more than 10% of the school year and is considered chronic absenteeism.   If you would like more information on the impacts of chronic absenteeism and support for avoiding it, please visit the FCPS Website.

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Humility

Next week we are focusing on Humility. You do not seek the spotlight. You let your actions speak for themselves.
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”
                                                                  ~Rick Warren

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• How is being honest with yourself related to humility?
• Would you be a good teacher of humility?
• Why is humility important to lead others and to make a positive impact?

All Book Fair back orders have now been delivered.  If you have not received your items, please email Mrs. Cole (nhcole@fcps.edu) your backorder invoice number so she can find your item.  Thank you to everyone who purchased items from the book fair.  Your support is appreciated!

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Calling All Stinger Scientists - That's You!

Save the date right after Winter break for Stenwood Family Science Night - Jan 9th, 6-8pm.

We need at least 9 more volunteers (16 yrs or older) in order to confirm the event with the Children's Science Center. You can do this! All supplies and instructions are provided.

Sign up today!             
           

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Dec 5th / Silver Diner Dine Out 5 - 8 p.m.
Dec 6th / SCA Spirit Day - Cozy Day
Dec 10th / Madison & Thoreau Snow Show @ Madison - 7 p.m.
Dec 13th / Battle of the Books 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Dec 17th / Marshall & Kilmer Snow Show @ Kilmer - 7 p.m.
Dec 18th / CARES Pizza
Dec 19th / Winter Concert 7 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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Thanksgiving Break November 27th - November 29th Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

We loved seeing so many of you (and grandparents too!) at the Thanksgiving lunch.  As we reflect on our second week of gratitude in the Positivity Project, we as a Stenwood community have so much to be thankful for!  We have an extremely dedicated staff who work to support each and every student every day.  We have an amazing PTA that plan wonderful events for our community!  And, we are thankful for each and every one of you for making Stenwood such an awesome place to teach and learn!

Good news!  The attendance and transportation emails are back up and running!  Thank you for your patience yesterday.

We hope you have a wonderful time with your family and friends!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Kindness

Next week we are focusing on Kindness. You are generous to others and you are never too busy to help out. You enjoy doing good deeds for other people.

“There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realize that they are worthwhile in this world.”  ~Bob Anderson

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• How can you bring more kindness to our school?
• How is kindness related to other character strengths?
• Why is kindness such an important character strength?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Mrs. Cole would like to thank everyone who purchased items from the Fall Book Fair.  A percentage of all sales goes right back to the library which she uses to purchase new books for the students.  Mrs. Cole would also like to thank everyone who volunteered – whether it was for a single two-hour shift or multiple times during the week – our fair could never be successful without our volunteers. 

Mark your calendars now, the Spring Book Fair will be March 27th -April 2nd.  We hope to see you there!

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Nov 27th - 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)
Dec 5th / Silver Diner Dine Out 5 - 8 p.m.
Dec 6th / SCA Spirit Day - Cozy Day
Dec 10th / Madison & Thoreau Snow Show @ Madison - 7 p.m.
Dec 13th / Battle of the Books 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Dec 17th / Marshall & Kilmer Snow Show @ Kilmer - 7 p.m.
Dec 18th / CARES Pizza
Dec 19th / Winter Concert 7 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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Thanksgiving Break November 27th - November 29th Hive Happenings Newsletter

Dear Stenwood Families,

We look forward to seeing many of you at the Thanksgiving Lunch tomorrow.  Please know that we have spoken to the police department and arranged for parking in the neighborhood.  In order to expedite the lunch line, tickets will be sold at the front and back doors.  If your child has money on their MySchoolBucks account you will be able to use that as well in the cafeteria.  If you plan on purchasing at the door, exact change and small bills would be much appreciated!  The price for adults and non-Stenwood students is $4.50 and for Stenwood students is $3.25.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

The Thanksgiving holiday is next week. If your child will be absent before or after the Thanksgiving break, please send a message to our attendance programs. You may leave a message ahead of time leaving a voice message at 703-208-7676 or sending an email to StenwoodElem.Attendance@fcps.edu.

The front office thanks you!!!

Positivity Project: Gratitude (Week 2)  

This week we are focusing on Gratitude. You are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.
“The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.”  ~Robert Holden
Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• What are the easiest things to be grateful for? What are the most difficult?
• What are some benefits of gratitude?
• How does it make you feel to think that others are grateful for you?

 

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

 

The Fall Book Fair is here!!  If you plan on joining us for Thanksgiving lunch that day, please know that you will have a chance to visit our Book Fair in the library along with your child. We ask that you do so at the end of their scheduled lunch time, but not until the teacher has arrived in the cafeteria and the class is being dismissed from lunch. That way, the teacher is fully aware that your child is going with you to the Book Fair.

 

Thanksgiving Lunch The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time. 

We still are in need of some volunteers, please help us make this event run smoothly by clicking here and signing up.

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Please donate canned, boxed and packaged food to our Canned Food Drive- which runs Nov 11-22. Please no glass or perishable items. Food will be donated to a local food bank!

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Nov 18th - Nov 22nd / Fall Book Fair
Nov 21 / Thanksgiving Luncheon
Nov 27th - 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)
Dec 5th / Silver Diner Dine Out 5 - 8 p.m.
Dec 6th / SCA Spirit Day - Cozy Day
Dec 13th / Battle of the Books 9 - 10:30 a.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

It was so nice seeing so many of you at our Veterans Day Breakfast.  We love celebrating this day with our family members who have either served or are still serving our country. 

Next week is our annual Thanksgiving Lunch.  We still need a few volunteers if you are available.  The sign up is below.  Next week is also the Book Fair.  If  you plan on joining us for Thanksgiving lunch that day, please know that you will have a chance to visit our Book Fair in the library along with your child.  We ask that you do so at the end of their scheduled lunch time, but not until the teacher has arrived in the cafeteria and the class is being dismissed from lunch.  That way, the teacher is fully aware that your child is going with you to the Book Fair.  Thank you.

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Gratitude Week of 11/18-11/22

This week we are focusing on Gratitude. You are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.
“The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.”  ~Robert Holden
Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• What are the easiest things to be grateful for? What are the most difficult?
• What are some benefits of gratitude?
• How does it make you feel to think that others are grateful for you?

 

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

 

The Fall Book Fair is just around the corner (November 15-22) and Mrs. Cole needs volunteers to help make this a successful event!  Please consider donating your time to a fun and worthy cause.  Click here for the Sign Up Genius

 

Thanksgiving Lunch The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time. 

We still are in need of some volunteers, please help us make this event run smoothly by clicking here and signing up.

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Please donate canned, boxed and packaged food to our Canned Food Drive- which runs Nov 11-22. Please no glass or perishable items. Food will be donated to a local food bank!

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Nov 15 / SCA Spirit Day - Dress in one color day!
Nov 18th - Nov 22nd / Fall Book Fair
Nov 21 / Thanksgiving Luncheon
Nov 27th - 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

We hope you enjoyed a few extra days with your children this past long weekend!  We missed them, but the time was well spent, as our teachers appreciated the time to plan lessons and to meet with parents for conferences.  Teachers devote a tremendous amount of their own personal time to create fun and engaging lessons for our students, and we truly appreciate their hard work and dedication, as do you, I’m sure.  November is a month of giving thanks…We both extend a heartfelt thanks to our wonderful Stenwood staff, and a heartfelt thanks to our parent community for their support! 

We are excited to see many of you who are currently or previously in the military (or family members who have served) at our annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Monday, November 11th at 8:00 a.m.  It is our pleasure to honor you and your family’s contributions to our country.

We also have our monthly PTA meeting on Tuesday evening followed immediately by a presentation by our Advanced Academic Resource Teacher, Mrs. Herendeen.  She will be sharing the AAP Screening and Identification process in FCPS.  If you are unable to join us Tuesday evening, she will be doing a repeat presentation Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m.  

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Bravery Week of 11/11-11/15

This week we are working on ONE of the FIVE overarching components of the Positivity Project.

Knowing that everything you do and say can affect others-and your relationships with them.

“Solid character will reflect itself in consistent behavior, while poor character will seek to hide behind deceptive words and actions.”  ~Myles Munroe

Often times, knowing something and acting like you know it doesn’t line up with each other. For example, you know that your words and actions impact other people, but your behavior doesn’t always show that understanding.

What does it look like to KNOW that your words and actions impact others?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

 

 

The Fall Book Fair is just around the corner (November 15-22) and Mrs. Cole needs volunteers to help make this a successful event!  Please consider donating your time to a fun and worthy cause.  Click here for the Sign Up Genius

 

Thanksgiving Lunch The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time. 

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Nov 11 / Veterans Day Breakfast 8 a.m.
Nov 11 / CARES Pizza
Nov 12 / PTA Meeting 7 - 8 p.m.
Nov 13 / Picture Retake Day
Nov 15 / SCA Spirit Day - Dress in one color day!
Nov 18th - Nov 22nd / Fall Book Fair
Nov 21 / Thanksgiving Luncheon
Nov 27th - 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

It has been a wonderful first quarter!  We have enjoyed seeing so many of you in the building for our parent invite activities over the last couple of weeks.  We love celebrating our learning with all of you.  Many of you have been or soon will be attending parent-teacher conferences; thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to partner with us. 

We hope you have a fabulous four day weekend!  Don’t forget to set your clocks back this weekend!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

STUDENT-PARENT SURVEY FOR FEDERAL IMPACT AID

We are still in need of several forms to be turned in. Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3.  All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by TODAY October 30. All results are CONFIDENTIAL.

 

Veterans Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veterans Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.

  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

Positivity Project: Bravery Week of 11/4-11/8, we will focus on Bravery

You act with mental, moral, or physical strength even when you know things are difficult or scary.

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ ” ~Mary Anne Radmacher

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• What are some situations that may call for bravery?
• What are the differences between moral, mental, and physical bravery?
• Why is it sometimes difficult to be brave?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Thanksgiving Lunch


We sent out our final reminders about RSVPing for the lunch on Twitter and email, but it is not too late to volunteer.  The volunteer sign up is linked here

The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time.  Remember to volunteer for a time outside your child’s lunch, if you RSVPed to attend lunch with your child.

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Storybook Festival

A note from our librarian:  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Storybook Pumpkin Festival.  We’ve had 56 pumpkins so far and more keep coming in.  If you want to bring your pumpkin home, then it must be picked up by Friday afternoon or the Pumpkin Fairy will make the pumpkins disappear! – Mrs. Cole 

Here are some pictures of the fabulous pumpkins.  Can you guess who they are?

Stenwood is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week from October 28- November 1, 2019!

This year’s theme is Media Balance and Well-Being: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your Technology. Our school is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week with spirit days and activities focused on developing healthy habits around technology use. Students will have a choice board to select at least one activity a day that matches the daily theme. Parents can also choose to sign up to receive text messages from Common Sense Media with Tips for Health Tech Balance (for children ages 3-8).

Below you’ll find the schedule of spirit days along with resources and suggested activities to help support healthy habits at home too. 

Digital Citizenship Spirit Week

• Thursday: Dress in Your Best - Wear your best or most professional clothing and focus on using high-quality media.
Friday: Nap from Using Technology - wear your PJs and take a break from screens to connect more in person.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays
Nov 11 / Veterans Day Breakfast - Please RSVP
Nov 12 / PTA Meeting 7 - 8 p.m.
Nov 15 / SCA Spirit Day - Dress in one color day!
Nov 18 / CARES Pizza
Nov 18th - Nov 22nd / Fall Book Fair
Nov 21 / Thanksgiving Luncheon
Nov 27th - 29th - Thanksgiving Holiday (No School)

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

Thanksgiving Luncheon - If you would like to join your child for lunch on November 21st, we ask that you RSVP so we may have a head count for our kitchen manager.  We are asking for you to RSVP by this Friday, October 26th, RSVP here. There is a modified lunch schedule that day, see below for your child’s lunch time.  We are also asking for volunteers to make this a successful event.  We have included the volunteer sign up below as well.  Hope to see you there!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Thanksgiving Lunch

We hope you can join your child(ren) at lunch on November 21st.  We will be serving some of the traditional Thanksgiving items. 

If you are able to join us, please RSVP here by October 25th.  Please also consider volunteering for this event, the volunteer sign up is linked here.

The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time (and if you choose to volunteer, please sign up for a time outside of your child’s lunch time so that you can enjoy lunch together).

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

Veterans Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veterans Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.

  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct 21. - Nov 2. / Storybook Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays
Nov 11 / Veterans Day Breakfast - Please RSVP
Nov 12 / PTA Meeting 7 - 8 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,


Two important things for all families today… Impact Aid Form and Thanksgiving Lunch.

The Impact Aid Form is coming home with your child today, please complete it today and send it in by this Friday.  We are required to have 100% of families to return this form.  Returning this form is important for FCPS because information from this survey results in an anticipated $3,000,000 in grant funds each year from the U.S. Department of Education.  These funds are used to support all Fairfax County schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3.  All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by October 30. All results are CONFIDENTIAL.

Thanksgiving Luncheon - If you would like to join your child for lunch on November 21st, we ask that you RSVP so we may have a head count for our kitchen manager.  We are asking for you to RSVP by this Friday, October 26th, RSVP here. There is a modified lunch schedule that day, see below for your child’s lunch time.  We are also asking for volunteers to make this a successful event.  We have included the volunteer sign up below as well.  Hope to see you there!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

STUDENT-PARENT SURVEY FOR FEDERAL IMPACT AID

Beginning on October 21, FCPS will be asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid.

Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3.  All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by October 30. All results are CONFIDENTIAL.

Video link - https://youtu.be/uPqC3BLf3Ow

Veterans Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veterans Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.

  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

Positivity Project: Creativity Week of 10/28-11/1, we will focus on Creativity

This week we are focusing on Creativity. You come up with new and original ways to think about and do things.
“Creative people do not see things merely for what they are; they see them for what they can be.”  ~Julie Israel


Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• How can creativity benefit your relationships with others?
• What is a way you can improve your ability to be more creative?
• How can you practice creativity every day?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Thanksgiving Lunch

We hope you can join your child(ren) at lunch on November 21st.  We will be serving some of the traditional Thanksgiving items. 

If you are able to join us, please RSVP here by October 25th.  Please also consider volunteering for this event, the volunteer sign up is linked here.

The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time (and if you choose to volunteer, please sign up for a time outside of your child’s lunch time so that you can enjoy lunch together).

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Parent Handbook--

Parents, grandparents and siblings are always invited to come and eat with a student, as it is a special occasion for the entire class.  Visitors typically either purchase lunch from the cafeteria or bring a bag lunch from home.  It is nice for the student to see that grownups also eat nutritious lunches.  We ask that you do not bring in soft drinks or 'fast food' lunches.  The sale of soft drinks student is prohibited in all Fairfax County Public Schools, from elementary through high school during the school day.  Thank you for your cooperation.   

It’s time for the Stenwood Library Storybook Pumpkin Festival! 

What is the Storybook Pumpkin Festival?
Students pick a storybook character, decorate (not carve) a pumpkin, and create 3 clues so people can guess who it is (put the answer on the back, along with student name).  Bring your pumpkin to the library any time between October 21-November 1st.   This is a great way to learn about books you haven’t read and for Stingers to share their love of books!

Nancy Cole, Librarian

Stenwood is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week from October 28- November 1, 2019!

This year’s theme is Media Balance and Well-Being: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your Technology. Our school is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week with spirit days and activities focused on developing healthy habits around technology use. Students will have a choice board to select at least one activity a day that matches the daily theme. Parents can also choose to sign up to receive text messages from Common Sense Media with Tips for Health Tech Balance (for children ages 3-8).

Below you’ll find the schedule of spirit days along with resources and suggested activities to help support healthy habits at home too. 

Digital Citizenship Spirit Week


• Monday: Hat Day - Put on your thinking cap and reflect on your media use and habits.
• Tuesday: Active Wear - Exercise your healthy tech habits.
• Wednesday: Dress as your Muse - Dress up as your favorite artist, musician, author, inventor, actor/actress, scientist, etc. and focus on how you can use technology to create original works.
• Thursday: Dress in Your Best - Wear your best or most professional clothing and focus on using high-quality media.
Friday: Nap from Using Technology - wear your PJs and take a break from screens to connect more in person.

BEE KIND WEEK OCTOBER 21st-25th

Thursday, October 24th: “BLOCK OUT BULLYING with A BOOK DAY” Teachers will read an anti-bullying book of their choice aloud to the classes.

Friday, October 25th: “Pledge to BEE KIND’” Each class will receive a poster with the phrase “BEE KIND” in the center where they will showcase how they are kind.

Thank you so much for all of the donations for the Winter Accessory Drive for our sister school Graham Road.  We collected 20 hats, 73 pairs of gloves, and 2 scarves.  These donations go a long way to help fellow FCPS students stay warm this winter!

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct. 21 - 25 / 'Bee' Kind Week
Oct 21. - Nov 2. / Storybook Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays
Nov 11 / Veterans Day Breakfast - Please RSVP
Nov 12 / PTA Meeting 7 - 8 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

Friday was such a fabulous fall day!  We had an amazing field day, thank you to Mrs. Udasco, Ms. Opsahl, and of course all of the parent volunteers!  The basketball game at Marshall High School was so much fun.  Thank you to everyone who came out to support Ms. Craig and Mr. Saruul.

Two weeks ago we shared about the Veterans Day Breakfast; another fun Stenwood tradition is the Thanksgiving Luncheon.  If you would like to join your child for lunch on November 21st, we ask that you RSVP so we may have a head count for our kitchen manager.  There is a modified lunch schedule that day, see below for your child’s lunch time.  We are also asking for volunteers to make this a successful event.  We have included the volunteer sign up below as well.  Hope to see you there!

We need your help, please.  Your child will take home on Oct 23rd a form that needs to be completed by you and returned by Friday, Oct 25th. We need a form returned for every child-100% participation is required. Thank you in advance for helping by completing this survey by the due date. See more information below.

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Veterans Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veterans Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.

  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

STUDENT-PARENT SURVEY FOR FEDERAL IMPACT AID

Beginning on October 21, FCPS will be asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid.

Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3.  All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by October 30. All results are CONFIDENTIAL.

Video link - https://youtu.be/uPqC3BLf3Ow

Positivity Project: Perspective Week of 10/14-10/18, we will focus on Perspective

This week we are focusing on Perspective. You appreciate that people see things in different ways You have the ability to understand the world from multiple points of view.
“When you look at a field of dandelions, you can either see a field of weeds, or a field of wishes...”  ~Unknown

Questions you might enjoy talking about:
• Why is it important to look at things from a different point of view?
• What are the benefits of looking at things from different perspectives?
• Why is it important to have perspective in your relationships with others?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Thanksgiving Lunch

We hope you can join your child(ren) at lunch on November 21st.  We will be serving some of the traditional Thanksgiving items. 

If you are able join us, please RSVP here by October 25th.  Please also consider volunteering for this event, the volunteer sign up is linked here.

The lunch schedule is slightly adjusted for November 21st, so please note your child’s adjusted lunch time (and if you choose to volunteer, please sign up for a time outside of your child’s lunch time so that you can enjoy lunch together).

Schedule:
10:00-10:35  Mrs. Walls (K)                                       
10:10-10:45  Miss Flynn (K)                          
10:20-10:55  Mr. Pousak (K)                            
10:30-11:05  Mrs. Wutzke (4)                   
10:40-11:15  Mrs. Kromer (4)                      
10:50-11:25  Ms. Kilberg (4)                      
11:00-11:35  Mrs. Dillon (1)                                          
11:10-11:45  Mrs. Romero (1)                       
11:20-11:55  Mrs. Ryan (1)                                
11:30-12:05  Mrs. Ogun (2)                
11:40-12:15  Mrs. King  (2)                  
11:50-12:25  Mr. Saruul (2)                         
12:00-12:35  Mrs. Broesicke (3)                     
12:10-12:45  Ms. McCutchen (3)              
12:20-12:55  Mrs. Goss (3)                             
12:30-1:05   Ms. Collier (3)                           
12:40-1:15   Mrs. Meaders (5)                   
12:50–1:25   Mrs. Shepherd (5)                   
1:00–1:35    Ms. Utterson (5)                         
1:10-1:45    Mrs. Wilson (6)                                                                          
1:20-1:55    Ms. Craig (6)                                                                        
1:30-2:05    Mr. Zirkle (6)        

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Parent Handbook--

Parents, grandparents and siblings are always invited to come and eat with a student, as it is a special occasion for the entire class.  Visitors typically either purchase lunch from the cafeteria or bring a bag lunch from home.  It is nice for the student to see that grownups also eat nutritious lunches.  We ask that you do not bring in soft drinks or 'fast food' lunches.  The sale of soft drinks student is prohibited in all Fairfax County Public Schools, from elementary through high school during the school day.  Thank you for your cooperation.   

Message from Mrs. Udasco and Ms. Opsahl

Dear PTA and Volunteers,
 
We cannot thank you all enough for your help with field day.  This day would not be possible without you all.  We truly appreciate all the time and hard work you dedicated to our special day. 😊
 
Thanks so much!
 Lindsey and Ann

It’s time for the Stenwood Library Storybook Pumpkin Festival! 

What is the Storybook Pumpkin Festival?
Students pick a storybook character, decorate (not carve) a pumpkin, and create 3 clues so people can guess who it is (put the answer on the back, along with student name).  Bring your pumpkin to the library any time between October 21-November 1st.   This is a great way to learn about books you haven’t read and for Stingers to share their love of books!

Nancy Cole

Librarian

BEE KIND WEEK OCTOBER 21st-25th

Monday, October 21st “THANK YOU DAY!”  Students will write a letter to an adult at Stenwood that has made a difference in their life personally or a difference benefiting the whole school.

Tuesday, October 22nd: “TEAM UP AGAINST BULLYING DAY” In honor of teamwork and sportsmanship, students and staff can wear any sport team jersey of their choice to school. Students who don't support specific sports teams, may feel free to wear their Stenwood Spirit wear.

Wednesday, October 23rd: “WACKY WEDNESDAY” Don't be afraid to be Unique! Remember to follow appropriate attire according to the SR&R.

Thursday, October 24th: “BLOCK OUT BULLYING with A BOOK DAY” Teachers will read an anti-bullying book of their choice aloud to the classes.

Friday, October 25th: “Pledge to BEE KIND’” Each class will receive a poster with the phrase “BEE KIND” in the center where they will showcase how they are kind.

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct. 7 - 18 / SCA Winter Accessories Drive for Graham Road ES
Oct. 21 - 25 / 'Bee' Kind Week
Oct 21. - Nov 2. / Storybook Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays
Nov 11 / Veterans Day Breakfast - Please RSVP
Nov 12 / PTA Meeting 7 - 8 p.m.

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

We had a fabulous day celebrating the culmination of Help the Hive and field day!  Thank you to everyone for your generous donations to Help the Hive, our students really enjoyed the ice pops at the end of the day to celebrate.  Thank you to Mrs. Udasco and Ms. Opsahl for a fabulous field day and thank you to all of our parent volunteers!  We know many of you will be cheering on Ms. Craig and Mr. Saruul tonight – we had some special visitors this morning!  Have a great three day weekend!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct. 7 - 18 / SCA Winter Accessories Drive for Graham Road ES
Oct. 7 / PTA Meeting from 7:00-8:00PM
Oct. 11 / Field Day & Spirit Day(School colors/wear)
Oct. 14 / School Planning Day - Student Holiday
Oct. 21 - 25 / 'Bee' Kind Week
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays

 

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

Right now we are having our annual SCA Winter Accessories Drive for our sister school Graham Road.  It seems hard to believe with our 90 degree days that the cold weather is fast approaching.  We will be collecting items through October 18th.

This Friday is sporty day from start to finish!  We will have field day during the day and the Harlem Wizards game starring our own Ms. Craig and Mr. Saruul at night!  More information below if you are still hoping to buy tickets.  Thank you to all of our parent volunteers on Friday for field day - we couldn’t do it without you!

Just a reminder that Monday is a holiday for students.  We hope you all enjoy your three day weekend!

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Integrity Week of 10/14-10/18, we will focus on Integrity

This week we are focusing on Integrity. You are honest and speak the truth. You present yourself genuinely and sincerely. “Wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it. Right is right, even if no one is doing it.”  ~Unknown


Questions you might enjoy talking about.
• What does integrity mean to you?
• When is difficult to show integrity in your day to day life?
• Why is it important to show integrity in your relationships with others?

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• October 10, 2019 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Fall Screening (only for students new to FCPS since January)
• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Veteran's Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veteran’s Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Harlem Wizards vs Statesmen Stars


Harlem Wizards Game Oct 11 at Marshall High School - Doors open at 6:30, game at 7:30 pm  
 
BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY SO STENWOOD GETS $3 PER TICKET SOLD!!

$3 goes to Stenwood for every ticket sold to a Stenwood family but ONLY if you buy in ADVANCE.   So go to the website and BUY your tickets today!

Come out and enjoy an exciting game, food and fun!  Ms. Craig and Mr Saruul NEED you to cheer them on as they take on the Harlem Wizards!  FCPS Board member at large Ryan McElveen will be playing too!  Guest appearance from the Chick Fil-A cow!! There will be chances to win lots of great stuff!  All advanced ticket purchasers will be automatically entered to win one of 3 prizes - a Mathnasium Gift Basket (includes 2 weeks of unlimited visits), an Orange Theory Fitness gift basket (includes 5 free sessions and a heart rate monitor) or a $50 PJ’s Sports gift certificate. 

Buy your tickets before this event to be in the raffle!  Prices will be higher at the door! 

Tickets on Sale at https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/154265

Proceeds to benefit Marshall HS Class of 2020 All Night Grad Celebration

Check out this video to see how much fun it will be!!  www.harlemwizards.com/1minpromovideo/

Questions?  Email John Windt at jwindt@fcps.edu

BEE KIND WEEK OCTOBER 21st-25th

Monday, October 21st “THANK YOU DAY!”  Students will write a letter to an adult at Stenwood that has made a difference in their life personally or a difference benefiting the whole school.

Tuesday, October 22nd: “TEAM UP AGAINST BULLYING DAY” In honor of teamwork and sportsmanship, students and staff can wear any sport team jersey of their choice to school. Students who don't support specific sports teams, may feel free to wear their Stenwood Spirit wear.

Wednesday, October 23rd: “WACKY WEDNESDAY” Don't be afraid to be Unique! Remember to follow appropriate attire according to the SR&R.

Thursday October 24th: “BLOCK OUT BULLYING with A BOOK DAY” Teachers will read an anti-bullying book of their choice aloud to the classes.

Friday October 25th: “Pledge to BEE KIND’” Each class will receive a poster with the phrase “BEE KIND” in the center where they will showcase how they are kind.

Health Room VOLUNTEER Training Opportunity 2019-2020 School Year

This one-time training is provided by the Fairfax County Health Dept. and is required for anyone volunteering in the school Health Room. Pre-registration is not required. 

Tuesday: October 15, 2019
Annandale District Office / Heritage Building
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
7611 Little River Turnpike
Suite 400E (East Wing)
3rd Floor Conference Room
Annandale, VA  22003
Phone: 703-534-8343

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct. 7 - 18 / SCA Winter Accessories Drive for Graham Road ES
Oct. 11 / Field Day & Spirit Day(School colors/wear)
Oct. 14 / School Planning Day - Student Holiday
Oct. 21 - 25 / 'Bee' Kind Week
Oct 21. - Nov 2. / Storybook Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

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Dear Stenwood Families,

Today was a very successful Walk to School Day!  It was great to see so many students and families walking together. Hopefully the weather will cool down a bit soon so you can enjoy a walk more often. 

Thank you all for your tremendous support through Help the Hive, our final total was over $27,000.  The PTA does amazing things to support our school and community and this fundraiser is vital to the success of those programs.  As a school, we did earn the ice pop reward; stay tuned to find out when we will be celebrating with that special treat. 

As noted in the PTA’s Wednesday Mail, our October meeting was moved to Monday, October 7th.  We hope to see you there! 

One of our most favorite traditions is our Veteran’s Day breakfast!  We are already in the planning stages.  On Veteran’s Day, we will be honoring any Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are currently serving in the military.  For more information, see below.

Sincerely,
Erica Riley, Principal
Meredith Mitchell, Assistant Principal

Positivity Project: Being Present Week of 10/7-10/11, we will focus on Being Present

This week we are working on ONE of the FIVE overarching components of the Positivity Project. Being present and giving others my attention is an important component of building strong relationships.
“The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.”  ~Stephen Covey

Questions you might enjoy talking about.
• What does it mean to be present and give other people my attention?
• How might being present and giving others my attention be important to building healthy relationships?
• Why do we need relationships?    

Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Important Dates:

• October 10, 2019 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Fall Screening (only for students new to FCPS since January)
• November 12, 2019 at 7pm – AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (following PTA meeting)
• November 13, 2019 at 8:45am - AAP Screening and Identification Parent Meeting (repeat of night before)
• January 9, 2020 – Level IV Referral Form and optional materials due for AAP Level IV Spring Screening
 
For more information regarding the above dates and AAP in FCPS please click here. If you have questions, please contact Payal Herendeen, Stenwood ES AART at ppherendeen@fcps.edu. 

Veteran's Day Breakfast

The Stenwood SCA cordially invites you to attend a special Veteran’s Day breakfast in your honor on Monday, Nov. 11 from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  We would like to recognize you for your brave and honorable duty to our country.  Stenwood parents, grandparents, or siblings who have served or are serving in the military are invited to come.  Please RSVP here by Friday, November 1st.  

BUY YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY!!!

Yearbooks are sold ONLY online; they can be purchased for $16.25 using a credit card or PayPal account.  Yearbooks and order options will be delivered to the school at the end of the school year.

Simply go to yearbookforever.com and enter our school name.

DEADLING IS APRIL 30, 2020 FOR ALL YEARBOOK ORDERS.

Harlem Wizards vs Statesmen Stars

It's nearly here!!! Come cheer on Ms. Craig and Mr. Saruul and special guest player FCPS School Board member Ryan McElveen!

Friday Oct 11,2019 7:30pm Marshall High School Gymnasium.  Doors open at 6:30!

Come out for this fun event with a night filled with tricks, hoops and Alley Oops!  A variety of concessions will be available so you can plan to have dinner at the game! Tickets are on sale now! 

Visit https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/154265 to order tickets.  Order early, there is a limited number of seats available for this incredible show!
Funds to benefit the GCM Class of 2020 All Night Grad Celebration.  For every ticket sold to a student or parent of Stenwood Elementary school, a portion of the proceeds will also be donated to the Stenwood.

Visit www.harlemwizards.com for more info on this amazing team!
Questions?  Please contact John at jwindt@fcps.edu

BEE KIND WEEK OCTOBER 21st-25th

Monday-October 21st: “THANK YOU DAY!”  Students will write a letter to an adult at Stenwood that has made a difference in their life personally or a difference benefiting the whole school.

Tuesday October 22nd: “TEAM UP AGAINST BULLYING DAY” In honor of teamwork and sportsmanship, students and staff can wear any sport team jersey of their choice to school. Students who don't support specific sports teams, may feel free to wear their Stenwood Spirit wear.

Wednesday October 23rd: “WACKY WEDNESDAY” Don't be afraid to be Unique! Remember to follow appropriate attire according to the SR&R.

Thursday October 24th: “BLOCK OUT BULLYING with A BOOK DAY” Teachers will read an anti-bullying book of their choice aloud to the classes.

Friday October 25th: “Pledge to, BEE KIND’” Each class will receive a poster with the phrase “BEE KIND” in the center where they will showcase how they are kind.

Health Room VOLUNTEER Training Opportunity 2019-2020 School Year

This one-time training is provided by the Fairfax County Health Dept. and is required for anyone volunteering in the school Health Room. Pre-registration is not required. 

Tuesday: October 15, 2019
Annandale District Office / Heritage Building
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
7611 Little River Turnpike
Suite 400E (East Wing)
3rd Floor Conference Room
Annandale, VA  22003
Phone: 703-534-8343

UPCOMING CALENDAR of EVENTS

Oct. 7 - 18 / SCA Winter Accessories Drive for Graham Road ES
Oct. 7 / PTA Meeting from 7:00-8:00PM
Oct. 11 / Field Day & Spirit Day(School colors/wear)
Oct. 14 / School Planning Day - Student Holiday
Oct. 21 - 25 / 'Bee' Kind Week
Oct. 23 / CARES Pizza Lunch
Nov 4 - 5 / Teacher Workdays - Student Holidays

 

STAY CONNECTED TO STENWOOD ES

Here are a few ways to stay connected with all the happenings at Stenwood ES

WEBSITE: Stenwood ES
TWITTER: @StenwoodES
FACEBOOK (PTA): StenwoodPTA

2620 Gallows Road Vienna, VA 22180 |  Main Office: 703.208.7600
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