Spotlight on Learning - Math- May 29

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Spotlight on Learning - Math

It’s important that students maintain and hone their math skills over the summer.  An easy way to do this is to highlight the math happenings in everyday experiences. Cooking, counting money, sorting, playing board games such as Monopoly…all of these activities involve important math concepts.  Just as we want students reading daily, we also want students to practice math daily. Our younger students should be counting objects regularly and practicing counting in general. Upper grade students can also practice counting, but obviously with larger numbers, fractions, or decimals. Try having your older student calculate the tip at a restaurant! Make math a part of family discussions. Problem-solve together!  Show that math is a part of our everyday lives.  Spencer Jamison, FCPS Math Specialist, says: “The biggest thing is that students need to talk about math.  If you always give [students] a workbook or computer game… that is what [they] think math is “other people’s problems to solve.” We want students to read for fun and we want people to use math for fun too."

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Students using makerspace supplies in the library to show building skills after reading Iggy Peck, Architect.

Memorial Day Holiday

Oak Hill will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.  We hope you have a nice long weekend and we look forward to seeing students back on Tuesday, May 30th.

Safety Patrol Program

The Safety Patrol program is open to rising 5th and 6th graders at Oak Hill! This program offers the opportunity to demonstrate responsibility and leadership and take an active part in keeping our school environment safe. Students chosen for the program will be assigned posts throughout the school and on buses to ensure the safety of our students during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal.

Interested in becoming a Safety Patrol for the 2023-2024 school year? Please fill out the application

*Students must be logged into their student google acct to access the application. Students and parents need to fill out application together.*

 Applications are due no later than June 7th.  If you have questions, please contact Ms. Croy at [email protected].

News From PTA

PTA Board Election Results

The PTA is pleased to announce that the following members have been elected to the executive board for the 2023-24 school year. We look forward to another great year!

President: Brandan Wilburn-Herbert
First VP: Srujana Kannekanti 
Second VP: Cindy Meylan
Treasurer: Marti Londal
Secretary: Kimberley Stephenson

News from the Library

The last day for library checkout is this Friday, May 26thAll books are due Friday, June 2nd.  If students are finished reading library books, please turn them in as soon as possible

Sometimes it is a challenge to find books!  Some ideas of where to search:

Desk at home or school, reading corner in your classroom, car (under seats, in the trunk), closet, under the bed, bookshelves at home.

If a book is lost, please email Melissa Dolenc, at [email protected] for information on how to pay for the book.

Summer Book Exchange

The Summer Book Exchange is a fun event where students swap gently used books.  Books are being collected now through Monday, June 5. Students may bring in gently used books, leave them in the Summer Book Exchange bins (located by the front office and kiss-and-ride entrance), and take a receipt good for an equal number of books (up to 15 books per child). Please tell your kids to take only one receipt and write the total number of donated books on it. On June 6 and 7, each class will have a chance to go to the book exchange with their receipt and “shop” for their selections. We welcome book donations, especially for Grades 4-6. We also need volunteers to help us with this event. Volunteer now at our SignUpGenius page. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Tara Finnerty at [email protected].

Lost and Found

If you are missing any of your child's sweatshirts or jackets, please check the lost and found.  Items remaining on the last day of school will be donated.

Changes in the Cafeteria starting 6/5

Starting on June 5th, only cold bagged lunches will be offered in the cafeteria at lunchtime. The hot food line and the salad bar will be shut down due to the kitchen renovation that is occurring this summer.  Breakfast will continue to be offered (cold items only).  The menu is posted on the Oak Hill website.  A hard copy of the menu for June will come home in Wednesday folders today.

School Year 2023-2024
  • New Students - If you have  a rising kindergartener you have not registered or new neighbors with school age children, please have them contact the school at 703-467-3500 or sign up here  so we can register them.
  • Continuing Students - If your plans change over the summer and you will be moving, please contact the school at 703-467-3500 so that we can update our records and ensure correct staffing for the year.
  • School SuppliesOak Hill's PTA is once again offering the option for parents to buy school supplies and have them delivered to the school prior to the first day of school.  The website is www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and the school code is OAK249.  The deadline to order through EPI is 6/25/23.  If you have questions about ordering through EPI, please contact Diana Hiltbrand at [email protected]  You may also access the school supply list on the Oak Hill website and purchase them separately.

If you need financial assistance with school supplies for next year, please contact School Counselor, Andy Mitchell, at [email protected].

Summer Camp Opportunites 💻 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. 

Elementary IFTA, IFTA, MTSI

Registration is still available for Institute for the Arts (IFTA) and Elementary-IFTA arts camps, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s Middle School Technology Institute (MSTI).

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.

Middle School Athletics Coming This Fall

FCPS has designated funding in the budget for 2023-24 for middle school spring and fall athletic activities to support student well-being at no cost to students. Pending budget adoption, this will be the first time FCPS has offered middle school students a chance to participate in extracurricular sports programs. 

Middle schools will start with cross country this fall. Track will follow in spring 2024.

Any middle school students who would like to participate in athletics will need to have a Virginia High School League (VHSL) pre-participation examination (PPE). The physical exam form must be completed and signed by a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant. Fairfax County public high schools will offer PPEs at a cost of $50 per student through June 17. Students who receive free or reduced meals are eligible to receive an exam at no cost. Learn more about PPE and middle school athletics.

SOL Dates

SOL retakes will be held the week of May 30th-June 2nd.  If your child is eligible for an SOL retake, you will be contacted by an Oak Hill Staff member with more information.  For questions relating to SOL retakes, please contact Oak Hill's testing coordinator, Kelly Durso, at [email protected].

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

May 24              Band Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 29              Memorial Day Holiday
June 6, 7           Book Exchange
June 14             6th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 10 am
June 15             6th Grade Party, 1-3pm
June 16             Last Day of School, 2 hour early release

News from FCPS

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • Grants for Tutoring
  • Online Registration
  • Middle School Transitions

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.  

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PTA Board Nominations and Meeting

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Reminders from PTA 2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

We are still accepting nominations for next year's PTA executive board! All positions are open. Nominations are due by Monday, May 22nd; elections will take place at our virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 23rd. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

This is our final general meeting of the year. It will be virtual, and we will be electing board members for next school year.

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/umf-cquq-prk

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 385-393-5066 PIN: ‪912 008 015#

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Spotlight on Learning - Wellness

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Attendance Matters (Family Trips)

We are all so grateful that family travel and trips can once again take place as they did before the Covid pandemic.  As families are considering or planning trips for next year, we ask that you please refer to the 2023-2024 FCPS School Calendar and plan your trips during scheduled school breaks.  

Family trips taken during school days will be counted as “Unexcused Absences.”  Excessive absences can hurt Oak Hill’s accreditation with the Virginia Department of Education.  Even more important, it creates a very difficult learning gap in a student’s education both academically and socially for all the days that are missed.

Again, we ask that families please access the 2023-2024 FCPS School Calendar and schedule your trips during school breaks.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our school counselors Andy Mitchell ([email protected]) or Gregory Frantz ([email protected]).

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News from Other FCPS schools and Reminders

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News From PTA 2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

We are still accepting nominations for next year's PTA executive board! All positions are open. Nominations are due by Monday, May 22nd; elections will take place at our virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 23rd. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual, and we will be electing board members for next school year.

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/umf-cquq-prk

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 385-393-5066 PIN: ‪912 008 015#

News from Chantilly HS

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News from Rachel Carson MS

It is that time of the year when our Rachel Carson Middle School PTA needs our community to serve on the RCMS PTA Board for the school year 2023-24. It is a one-year term and incumbents can extend to stay in office for one more year. The following roles are to be filled urgently for the PTA to remain functional:

  • President- Preside over all meetings of this local PTA/PTSA and coordinate the work of the officers and committees of the PTA/PTSA
  • Treasurer- Handles and oversight of all funds and finances for the local PTA & PTSA, keeps full financial records to include an accurate account of receipts and expenditures as directed in the bylaws. Make disbursements as authorized by the president, executive board or general membership in accordance with the budget adopted by the general membership.
  • Secretary- Record the minutes of all meetings of the local PTA/PTSA and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Vice President - Fundraising Act as an aide to the president leading and managing fundraising and corporate sponsorship activities and performing other delegated duties as assigned.
  • Vice President - Hospitality and Events Act as an aide to the president leading and managing all hospitality and events such as Staff Appreciation, 8th grade party etc. and perform other delegated duties as assigned.
  • Vice President - Membership Act as an aide to the president leading and managing member recruitment. and perform other delegated duties as assigned.
  • Vice President - Social Media and Communications Act as an aide to the president leading and managing all communications like News You Choose reporting and social media; perform other delegated duties as assigned.
  • Chair - Volunteers Leads and managing all volunteer recruitment and support, including student service hour management
  • Chair - Webmaster -Leads and manages PTA website 
  • Chair - Fundraising - Assists the VP of fundraising in managing specific fund-raising events
  • Finance Secretary - Assists Treasurer with the deposits management and bookkeeping

We request your active participation in getting our new board situated before the end of the current school year. Our next board meeting and election day is June 8, 2023, where all nominations will be voted for by the PTA general body.  Please send your questions or nominations to RCMS PTA President at [email protected]

PTA Hybrid Board Meeting- RCMS Library, Thursday, June 8 - 6:30p.m. or join us on Zoom! 

click HERE

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3721427103

Meeting ID: 372 142 7103

 

 

 

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • Middle School Athletics
  • Student Awards
  • Career Fair

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Wolf News- May 17th

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Principal's Message

Dear Families,

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of our families for your incredible support and participation in our recent strings and chorus performances. It has been an absolute joy to witness the outstanding talent, enthusiasm, and dedication displayed by our students and community members.

The power of music is truly remarkable, and it was evident throughout the performances that our students poured their hearts and souls into. The countless hours of practice, teamwork, and determination have resulted in outstanding showcases!  We look forward to our last concert (band) next week.  We hope you can join us!

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to further support your child’s learning and experience at Oak Hill.  My door is always open!

Sincerely,

Holly DeVore, Principal

Our strings and chorus students gave wonderful concerts this past week.  We appreciate all their hard work, as well as the hard work of their teachers:  Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Field, and Mrs. Peterson.  Our last concert will be the band concert on May 24th at 7 pm at Franklin MS.

Safety Patrol Program

The Safety Patrol program is open to rising 5th and 6th graders at Oak Hill! This program offers the opportunity to demonstrate responsibility and leadership and take an active part in keeping our school environment safe. Students chosen for the program will be assigned posts throughout the school and on buses to ensure the safety of our students during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal.

Interested in becoming a Safety Patrol for the 2023-2024 school year? Please fill out the application.  Applications are due no later than June 7th.

News from the Library

The last day for library checkout is Friday, May 26thAll books are due Friday, June 2nd.  If students are finished reading library books, please turn them in as soon as possible

Sometimes it is a challenge to find books!  Some ideas of where to search:

  • Desk at home or school
  • Reading corner in classroom
  • Car (under seats, in the trunk)
  • Closet
  • Under the bed
  • Bookshelf at home

If a book is lost, please email Melissa Dolenc, at [email protected] for information on how to pay for the book.

News From PTA

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank you for helping us honor Oak Hill's amazing staff last week! The PTA provided a special breakfast, Amazon gift cards, dessert, and drink tumblers for each staff member.

2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

We are still accepting nominations for next year's PTA executive board! All positions are open. Nominations are due by Monday, May 22nd; elections will take place at our virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 23rd. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual, and we will be electing board members for next school year.

Video call link: https://meet.google.com/umf-cquq-prk

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 385-393-5066 PIN: ‪912 008 015#

Summer Book Exchange

The Summer Book Exchange is a fun event where students swap gently used books. It will be held during school hours on June 6 and 7. Books are being collected now through Monday, June 5. Students may bring in gently used books, leave them in the Summer Book Exchange bins (located by the front office and kiss-and-ride entrance), and take a receipt good for an equal number of books (up to 15 books per child). Please tell your kids to take only one receipt and write the total number of donated books on it. On June 5 and 6, each class will have a chance to go to the book exchange with their receipt and “shop” for their selections. We welcome book donations, especially for Grades 4-6. And we also need volunteers to help us with this event. Volunteer now at our SignUpGenius page. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Tara Finnerty at [email protected].

No Hot Lunch starting June 5th

Starting on June 5th, only cold bagged lunches will be offered in the cafeteria at lunchtime. The hot food line and the salad bar will be shut down due to the kitchen renovation that is occurring this summer.  Breakfast will continue to be offered (cold items only).  The menu will be posted on the Oak Hill website in June.

SY 2023-2024

New Students - If you have  a rising kindergartener you have not registered or new neighbors with school age children, please have them contact the school at 703-467-3500 or sign up here  so we can register them.

Continuing Students - If your plans change over the summer and you will be moving, please contact the school at 703-467-3500 as well so that we can update our records and ensure correct staffing for the year.

School Supplies for 2023-24

PTA is once again offering the option for parents to buy school supplies and have them delivered to the school.  The website is www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and the school code is OAK249.  The deadline to order through EPI is 6/25/23.

You may also access the school supply list on the Oak Hill website and purchase them separately.

If you need financial assistance for school supplies for next year, please contact Oak Hill School Counselor, Andrew Mitchell ([email protected] ).

SOL Dates

Below are the upcoming SOL dates.  Please try to avoid appointments on these days.

Grade 4 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am, Math
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am, Math

Grade 5 – Monday,  May 22nd, 9 am, Science

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

May 23              PTA meeting, Virtual, 6pm
May 24              Band Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 29              Memorial Day Holiday
June 14             6th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 10 am
June 15             6th Grade Party, 1-3pm
June 16             Last Day of School, 2 hour early release

News from FCPS

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • Middle School Athletics
  • Student Awards
  • Career Fair

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.  .

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Spotlight on Learning - Portrait of a Graduate

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This year 5th grade students are participating in Portrait of a Graduate Presentations of Learning.  They will be having a structured conversation with adults in the building to answer the following questions:

How am I growing my Portrait of a Graduate attributes through my experiences?  How is my learning and growth meaningful…to me? To my community? To the world?

Learn more about POG POLs and how they will be a part of our regular assessment in the years to come for all students. 

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Wolf News- May 10th

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Principal's Message

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I would like to take this time to recognize and appreciate our fabulous staff at Oak Hill!  As you know, our teachers, specialists, instructional assistants, itinerants, assistant principal, custodians, food workers and office staff work hard every day to support the students at Oak Hill.  Their day doesn’t end at dismissal.  They are taking professional development classes to learn new instructional strategies, they are meeting in collaborative learning teams to plan instruction or discussing students who are needing more opportunities to learn standards.  Many are firing up their computers at home to assess student work in Google Classroom or to work virtually with teachers across the county to collaborate on lessons together.  But don’t forget that each evening the mom and dad hats have to go on as well! 

So, I ask that you pause for a moment and let someone at Oak Hill know what it is that you have recognized and appreciated this school year.  One thank you goes a long way!  And finally thank you to our wonderful PTA and all the parents who donated items or sent a monetary donation to be used this week.  The Oak Hill teachers and I are so appreciative for the thoughtfulness shown this week.

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to further support your child’s learning and experience at Oak Hill.  My door is always open!

Sincerely,

Holly DeVore, Principal

Thank you, Parents and PTA

Thank you to our parents and PTA for a lovely breakfast on Monday celebrating Staff Appreciation Week, as well as flowers and notes and treats! We are very grateful!

Summer Book Exchange

The Summer Book Exchange is a fun event where students swap gently used books. It will be held during school hours on June 6 and 7. Books are being collected now through Monday, June 5. Students may bring in gently used books, leave them in the Summer Book Exchange bins (located by the front office and kiss-and-ride entrance), and take a receipt good for an equal number of books (up to 15 books per child). Please tell your kids to take only one receipt and write the total number of donated books on it. On June 5 and 6, each class will have a chance to go to the book exchange with their receipt and “shop” for their selections. We welcome book donations, especially for Grades 4-6. And we also need volunteers to help us with this event. Volunteer now at our SignUpGenius page. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Tara Finnerty at [email protected].

Cafeteria Menu Change

For the last 2 weeks of school, (starting on June 5th), only cold bagged lunches will be offered in the cafeteria at lunchtime. The hot food line and the salad bar will be shut down due to the kitchen renovation that is occurring this summer.  Breakfast will continue to be offered (cold items only).  The menu will be published soon. 

SY 2023-2024

New Students - If you have  a rising kindergartener you have not registered or new neighbors with school age children, please have them contact the school at 703-467-3500 or sign up here  so we can register them.

Continuing Students - If your plans change over the summer and you will be moving, please contact the school at 703-467-3500 as well so that we can update our records and ensure correct staffing for the year.

School Supplies for 2023-24

PTA is once again offering the option for parents to buy school supplies and have them delivered to the school.  The website is www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and the school code is OAK249.  The deadline to order through EPI is 6/25/23,

You may also access the school supply list on the Oak Hill website and purchase them separately.

If you need financial assistance for school supplies, please contact one of the counselors- Andrew Mitchell ([email protected])or Greg Frantz  ([email protected]).

Save the Date - 6th Grade Moving Up!

The 6th grade Moving Up Ceremony will be on Wednesday, June 14th at 10am.  Tickets and more details will follow soon.

The 6th grade party will be from 1-3 pm on Thursday, June 15th.

Social Emotional Learning Screener Reports

Twice a year, students in grades 3-12 share their perspectives on how well their school and community help them develop skills they need to succeed through the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Screener. These skills include achieving goals, understanding and managing emotions, establishing and maintaining relationships with adults and peers, and making responsible decisions. Students also share how successful their school and community are at making them feel valued, included, and supported. These factors are critical to positive academic, social, and emotional success. 

Spring 2023 SEL Screener results will be mailed to families in mid-May. The Social Emotional Learning Screener Parent/Guardian Report and Guide has been updated to better reflect how SEL Screener results are used to support school and districtwide planning, in addition to supports for individual students. Visit the FCPS SEL Screener webpage for information in multiple languages, including tips for talking with your student about the report and strategies for strengthening SEL at home.

News From PTA

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-12th

Thank you, parents, for helping the PTA meet its goal of providing Amazon gift cards for each staff member! The PTA will be also providing a special breakfast and other treats for staff during Teacher Appreciation Week.  

2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

Do you have a passion to help foster community and support Oak Hill teachers, staff and students? If so, please volunteer to run for a PTA board position! All positions are open; we especially need a candidate for the second VP position. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual (please watch your email for a link to join), and we will be electing board members for next school year.

SOL Dates

Below are the upcoming SOL dates.  Please try to avoid appointments on these days.

Reading
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 11th, 9 am

Math

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 16th, 10 am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 16th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am

Science

Grade 5 – Monday,  May 22nd, 9 am

In May we celebrate....

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

May 10              Strings Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 23              PTA meeting, Virtual, 6pm
May 24              Band Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 29              Memorial Day Holiday
June 14             6th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 
June 15             6th Grade Party, 1-3pm
June 16             Last Day of School, 2 hour early release

News from FCPS Strategic Plan

If you haven’t already, please participate in the final opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Strategic Plan goals, measures, and pillars. Take the survey today! Feedback will be reviewed by the School Board at their May 9 retreat. It will also be discussed at the May 25 Board meeting. The survey will close Wednesday, May 17Visit FCPS’ website to learn about the strategic planning process.

Get to Know FCPS and the Resources Available to Families

Being connected to your school community helps you stay informed and support your child’s success. Take some time to get familiar with the many resources and tools available to FCPS families, including:

  • School Age Child Care (SACC) – This Fairfax County government program provides a safe and fun environment before and after school for elementary school-age children.
  • FCPS Communications for Families – FCPS shares news and information to support student learning and promote family involvement.
  • Family Engagement Resources – FCPS works to connect, strengthen, and support our families, schools, and communities. Learn more on our website.
  • Do You Know About Family Liaisons Family liaisons serve as a link between families and schools. Find out how family liaisons can support you and your family.
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Spotlight on Learning - Reading

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Five Pillars of Early Literacy Fluency

Fluency is the ability to read accurately and quickly.

The number of words read correctly per minute can indicate a students fluency with reading which impacts their success with concentrating on the meaning of the text, not decoding the individual words.

Ways you can support this at home:

  • Model fluent reading at home and read books aloud with your child
  • Choral reading aloud - time when you read along side of your child while they are reading a book on their reading level
  • Re-read favorite books and turn them into readers theater (acting them out and giving characters more emotion when reading)
  • Echo reading: read a sentence or paragraph from your child's favorite book with expression and have them mimic you.
Vocabulary

Vocabulary is the key to knowing more about everything.

One universal teaching strategy to support students is pre-teaching vocabulary in the classroom prior to content lessons. This occurs often in science and social studies but can also occur for reading and math!

Ways you can support this at home:

  • Exposure to new words and relating them to ones we already know can greatly support growth of vocabulary. Choosing new words of the day to learn as a family and intentionally use can help.
  • Playing word games that involve identifying synonyms and antonyms
  • Reading aloud
  • Even singing songs and identifying unknown words can support growth of vocabulary!
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Chantilly Pyramid Spotlight on Learning

Last week we had several students, teachers and staff who participated in the Chantilly Pyramid Spotlight on Learning. The focus of this event was the FCPS Portrait of a Graduate attributes. The Portrait of a Graduate is all about students using and growing skills that will help them succeed in all aspects of life! During this event, over 100 students from every school in our pyramid shared Presentations of Learning by applying the skills they are learning in their classes. Their presentations allowed them to reflect on using these skills, how they are helpful, how students know they are improving, and to share their growth with their teachers and peers. We were fortunate that our Sully District School Board Member, Mrs. Stella Pekarsky, and our Region 5 Assistant Superintendent, Ms. Rebecca Baenig, were able to join our students at this event. Congratulations to everyone that was involved and thanks to all the families that came out to support our school!!

Congratulations to Our Portrait of a Graduate Sticker Winner!

We are so proud to announce a winner from Oak Hill for her design of a Collaborator sticker!  Congratulations to Violet Sensibaugh, a fourth grader in Mrs. Wieder’s class!  A special thanks to all the students who submitted a design for our pyramid contest!

Summer Book Exchange

The Summer Book Exchange is a fun event where students swap gently used books. It will be held during school hours on June 6 and 7. Books are being collected now through Monday, June 5. Students may bring in gently used books, leave them in the Summer Book Exchange bins (located by the front office and kiss-and-ride entrance), and take a receipt good for an equal number of books (up to 15 books per child). Please tell your kids to take only one receipt and write the total number of donated books on it. On June 5 and 6, each class will have a chance to go to the book exchange with their receipt and “shop” for their selections. We welcome book donations, especially for Grades 4-6. And we also need volunteers to help us with this event. Volunteer now at our SignUpGenius page. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Tara Finnerty at [email protected].

Cafeteria Menu Change

For the last 2 weeks of school, (starting on June 5th), only cold bagged lunches will be offered in the cafeteria at lunchtime. The hot food line and the salad bar will be shut down due to the kitchen renovation that is occurring this summer.  Breakfast will continue to be offered (cold items only).  Menu choices will be provided closer to June 5th.

Student Intention for SY 2023-2024

Thank you to everyone who has responded to let us know if their child/children are returning to Oak Hill for the 2023-24 school year.  So that we can ensure the correct level of staffing for next school year (2023-2024), please let us know if your plans change and you will be moving at the end of the school year by emailing our registrar at [email protected] or by calling the school at 703-467-3500.

Kindergarten/New Student Registration

If you have a rising kindergartener and have not yet registered him or her, please sign up here.  We need to have all students registered as soon as possible in order to have the appropriate level of staffing for next school year.

If you have new neighbors, please have them contact the school at 703-467-3500, so we can register their children as well.  Thank you for your help!

School Supplies for 2023-24

PTA is once again offering the option for parents to buy school supplies and have them delivered to the school.  The website is www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks and the school code is OAK249.  The deadline to order through EPI is 6/25/23,

You may also access the school supply list on the Oak Hill website and purchase them separately.

If you need financial assistance for school supplies, please contact one of the counselors- Andrew Mitchell ([email protected])or Greg Frantz  ([email protected]).

Elementary Institute for The Arts

Students in all FCPS schools can enroll in the Elementary Institute for the Arts (EIFTA). EIFTA is a weekly arts enrichment program for students in rising 3rd through 6th grades and will be held during the month of July.  Students take classes in art, music, theatre, and dance every day.   Transportation is provided from around the county. Tuition assistance is available for students who qualify. Check out the website for more information or email [email protected].

Save the Date - 6th Grade Moving Up!

The 6th grade Moving Up Ceremony will be on Wednesday, June 14th at 10am.  Tickets and more details will follow soon.

The 6th grade party will be from 1-3 pm on Thursday, June 15th.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Say “Thank You!” to Your Favorite Teacher 

The first full week of May (May 8 to 12) is Teacher Appreciation Week. You can submit a recorded message thanking and celebrating our school’s amazing teachers and staff. 

Your video message may be selected to share with our teachers and community on FCPS’ website and social media channels throughout Teacher Appreciation Week. Surprising our teachers and staff with these messages of gratitude and support is part of the fun, so keep your contribution under wraps until May. 

More information and a submission form are available online. Please be aware, the submission form requires a Google account. If you do not have a Google account and wish to be part of the celebration, share your messages on social media and tag FCPS on Facebook or Instagram.

Community Conversation: School Safety and Security

FCPS will host a community conversation to discuss our approach to safety and security, and the work we do every day to keep our schools safe. Join us Monday, May 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at South Lakes High School. Registration information will be available soon.. 

FCPS staff and experts will review our risk assessment processes, the physical measures we already have in place to protect our students and staff, pilot programs to detect vaping, and how we communicate and collaborate with our partners when there is an incident at our schools.

Parent Resource Center Is Now the Family Resource Center

FCPS’ Parent Resource Center has changed its name to the Family Resource Center (FRC), as a way to acknowledge and support the broad diversity of families in our community. The FRC continues to offer a wide range of essential resources and education for caregivers and students including:  

Families can find printable resource guides and details about the center’s free lending library on FRC’s homepage. They may also sign up to receive the FRC newsletter for updates on webinars, resources, and other information. If you have questions, please contact the FRC via email at [email protected] or call 703-204-3941.

News From PTA

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-12th

Thank you, parents, for helping the PTA meet its goal of providing Amazon gift cards for each staff member! The PTA will be also providing a special breakfast and other treats for staff during Teacher Appreciation Week.  Look for a separate email announcing the plans for the week.

2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

Do you have a passion to help foster community and support Oak Hill teachers, staff and students? If so, please volunteer to run for a PTA board position! All positions are open; we especially need a candidate for the second VP position. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual (please watch your email for a link to join), and we will be electing board members for next school year.

SOL Dates

Below are the SOL dates.  Please try to avoid appointments on these days.

Reading

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 9th, 10am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 9th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Wednesday, May 10th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 11th, 9 am

Math

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 16th, 10 am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 16th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am

Science

Grade 5 – Monday,  May 22nd, 9 am

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

May 10              Strings Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 16              Chorus Concert @ Oak Hill, 7 pm
May 24              Band Concert @ FranklinMS, 7pm
May 23              PTA meeting, Virtual, 6pm
May 29              Memorial Day Holiday
June 14             6th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 10 am
June 15             6th Grade Party, 1-3pm
June 16             Last Day of School, 2 hour early release

News from FCPS

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • School Safety Conversation
  • Student Awards
  • Teacher and Bus Driver Career Fairs

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Spotlight on Learning - Wellness

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  SOL’s and Student Management of Test Anxiety

We have all been in situations where we were under evaluation. In these situations, a moderate amount of stress is quite normal. A little nervousness or "butterflies" can be good. It may spring us into action and motivate us to reach higher levels of success. However, for some individuals, this normal anxiety is much more intense and can be so strong as to greatly affect concentration and performance.

Test anxiety is a type of performance anxiety. This is a feeling that one may have when in a situation where performance really counts or the pressure is on to do well. More directly, test anxiety involves severe distress before, during, and/or after the exam which limits the ability to do your best work. Individuals may "blank" or "freeze" during tests. The anxiety can be so severe that individuals feel as though they may pass out or throw up. Test anxiety is often caused from a fear of failure, poor test history, or lack of test preparation.

Fortunately, test anxiety can be managed. Students who have test anxiety are eager to perform well, but need a little assistance. Parents and educators working together with youth when they sense a problem with test anxiety can ease the strain and help them cope with test time in order to reach success. Here are some strategies to relieve the stress:

*Help your child be as prepared as possible. Promote good study habits. Have your child study in smaller increments of time and over a few days in advance of the test. Helpful study techniques include regular reviews of the material, looking up unknown words, using flashcards, taking practice tests, and using multimedia video clips. Creating a system of rewards and reasonable expectations for studying can be effective.

*Develop effective test-taking strategies. These include reading each question carefully, answering the test questions you know first and then going back to more difficult ones, using a process of elimination for tough multiple choice items, and using an outline for essay items.

*Teach your child to keep a positive attitude and be confident in his or her abilities. Children will be less anxious if they focus on positive thoughts and stay relaxed. For example, help your child replace negative thoughts, such as "I will never pass the test" to "I have prepared for the test. I will do my best. I have a good chance of passing." Remind your child that no matter what happens with any test, he or she is a wonderful, worthwhile individual who is deeply loved.

*Promote healthy practices. Ensure that your child gets enough sleep, eats healthfully, exercises regularly, and has some personal time. This helps to relieve stress, boost energy level, and maintain focus.

*Consider encouraging your child to use expressive writing to reduce negative thoughts. With this technique, youth spend a short amount of time prior to a test writing down their thoughts and feelings about the test. This may allow youth to off-load their worries onto the page as a means of freeing up brain power for the test.

*Teach relaxation exercises. Have your child practice taking slow, deep breaths while picturing a calm place, and consciously relaxing his or her muscles, one at a time. Encourage your child to use this skill if feeling anxiety before or during the test.

*Have your child take a short break when necessary.

*Encourage your child to seek out help with test anxiety when needed. You as the parent, a teacher, or a support person in the school such as the school counselor, school psychologist, or school social worker can serve as a useful resource in providing assistance. Please contact Oak Hill ES School Counselors Mr. Andy Mitchell [email protected] and Mr. Greg Frantz [email protected] for questions or support with this topic.

https://www.fcps.edu/blog/test-anxiety-0#.ZEa5ydiXqx0.link

https://www.fcps.edu/student-wellness-tips/test-taking-tips

https://www.fcps.edu/resources/family-engagement/family-resource-center

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Stress Less, Laugh More Week

Students enjoyed visiting with the therapy dogs and doodling to relax during "Stress Less, Laugh More Week".

"Stress Less, Laugh More Week" Student Intention for SY 2023-2024

So that we can ensure the correct level of staffing for next school year (2023-2024), please let us know if your child is returning to Oak Hill next year by filling out this short google form by April 28th.

Thank you to GS Troop 7 and BS Pack 160

Thank you to our scout troops for cleaning up our garden!

Kindergarten/New Student Registration

If you have a rising kindergartener and have not yet registered him or her, please sign up here.  We need to have all students registered as soon as possible in order to appropriately staff for next school year.

If you have new neighbors, please have them contact the school at 703-467-3500, so we can register their children as well.  Thank you for your help!

Domino's Fundraiser

Thank you so much for supporting Oak Hill's Fundraiser with Domino's last week.  You helped us raise $392 to support our Oak Hill students.  We appreciate you!

Save the Date - 6th Grade Moving Up!

The 6th grade Moving Up Ceremony will be on Wednesday, June 14th at 10am.  Tickets and more details will follow soon.

The 6th grade party will be from 1-3 pm on Thursday, June 15th.

Safety and Security Town Hall

On Monday, May 8, FCPS will hold a town hall to discuss FCPS's approach to safety and security and the work we do every day to keep our schools safe. FCPS staff and experts will review our risk assessment processes, the physical measures we already have in place to protect our students and staff, pilot programs to detect vaping, and how we communicate and collaborate with our partners when there is an incident at our schools. 

Special Education Conference

The FCPS Special Education Conference will take place on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.This year's theme is Unity Within Our FCPS Community. Registration is now for this virtual event. Watch this short video to learn more about the event, including guest speakers. We encourage registrants who need language assistance to call the Parent Information Phone Lines.

News From PTA

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-12th

Please help us say, "Thanks!" to Oak Hill's amazing teachers and staff! The PTA will be providing a special breakfast and other treats for staff during Teacher Appreciation Week, and we are asking parents to help us provide $10 Amazon gift cards for each staff member. To purchase a gift card, please use the PTA's wish list: https://www.amazon.com/registries/gl/guest-view/MC4NODH294WA. Note: gift cards will be delivered directly to the school.

2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

Do you have a passion to help foster community and support Oak Hill teachers, staff and students? If so, please volunteer to run for a PTA board position! All positions are open; we especially need a candidate for the second VP position. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual (please watch your email for a link to join), and we will be electing board members for next school year.

SOL Dates

Below are the SOL dates.  Please try to avoid appointments on these days.

Reading

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 9th, 10am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 9th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Wednesday, May 10th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 11th, 9 am

Math

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 16th, 10 am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 16th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am

Science

Grade 5 – Monday,  May 22nd, 9 am

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

April 24-28        Stress Less, Laugh More Week
May 23              PTA meeting, Virtual, 6pm
May 29              Memorial Day Holiday
June 14             6th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 10 am
June 15             6th Grade Party, 1-3pm
June 16             Last Day of School, Early release

News from other FCPS Schools

Celebrate Rachel Carson's 25th Anniversary!

Hidden in Plain Sight Seminar

Join us Thursday, April 27th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Chantilly High School Library to be educated about the signs of risky behavior in teens and young adults.

The Hidden in Plain Sight (HIPS) program is an IN-PERSON interactive program for adults to be educated about the signs of risky behavior in teens and young adults. It touches on drug and alcohol use, mental health concerns, eating disorders, risky sexual behaviors and more. 

Register here: https://bit.ly/chantillyhips23

News from FCPS

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • Safety and Security Town Hall
  • Upcoming Fentanyl Conversation 
  • Spring Assessments Are on Their Way! 

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Spotlight on Learning

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The Chantilly pyramid will host a Spotlight on Student Learning event tomorrow April 25 from 6:00-7:30 pm at Franklin Middle School. Come and see how students from Oak Hill and other Chantilly Pyramid schools are engaging in rich learning experiences that support our Portrait of a Graduate attributes! There will be a student and teacher panel as well as a fair-style showcase, and student-designed stickers will be given out at the event. Families and students are welcome! You won’t want to miss it!

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Input for 2023-2024 School Year

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Student Intention Form for SY 23-24

So that we can ensure the correct level of staffing for next school year (2023-2024), please let us know if your child is returning to Oak Hill next year by filling out this short google form by April 28th.

Parental Input Form for SY 23-24

This is just a friendly reminder that if you would like to provide input on your child's placement for next year, it is due on Monday, April 24th.

As we move into the last months of school, it is time for the Oak Hill Staff to start preparing for the 2023-2024 school year.  Building a classroom of students is no easy task!  We take many considerations into account such as heterogeneous groupings, balancing academic abilities, and how to maximize the support our resource teachers can provide students. 

If you feel that there is pertinent information to support your child’s success for the upcoming school year, please complete this optional Parent Input Form by Monday, April 24thThis system is not intended for families to request specific teachers.  Your child’s current teacher, specialists, and administrators collaborate to make well balanced classes where students can succeed. Oak Hill embraces collective responsibility and all of our staff are equipped to meet individual student needs.

Yearbook Deadline is Today, 4/21  

Today, April 21st, is the last day to order a yearbook. You may order your child's yearbook at ybpay.com.  Oak Hill's code is 13278323.  Yearbooks are $19.00.  

If your child is interested in a yearbook, please pre-order one.  We will have only a few extra copies available to sell at the end of the year.

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Pictures from Field Day

4th and 5th Graders at Field Day (above)

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd Graders at Field Day (below)

Student Intention for SY 2023-2024

So that we can ensure the correct level of staffing for next school year (2023-2024), please let us know if your child is returning to Oak Hill next year by filling out this short google form by April 28th.

Parent Input Form

As we move into the last months of school, it is time for the Oak Hill Staff to start preparing for the 2023-2024 school year.  Building a classroom of students is no easy task!  We take many considerations into account such as heterogeneous groupings, balancing academic abilities, and how to maximize the support our resource teachers can provide students. 

If you feel that there is pertinent information to support your child’s success for the upcoming school year, please complete this optional Parent Input Form by Monday, April 24th. This system is not intended for families to request specific teachers.  Your child’s current teacher, specialists, and administrators collaborate to make well balanced classes where students can succeed. Oak Hill embraces collective responsibility and all of our staff are equipped to meet individual student needs.

Yearbook Order Deadline Extended to April 21st

You may order your child's yearbook at ybpay.com.  The School's code is 13278323.  Yearbooks are $19.00.  No pre-orders will be accepted after April 21st.

If your child is interested in a yearbook, please pre-order one.  We will have only a few extra copies available to sell at the end of the year.

Stress Less, Laugh More Week - April 24-28 Chantilly Pyramid Spotlight on Student Learning

The Chantilly Pyramid is excited to host a Spotlight on Student Learning on April 25 from 6:00-7:30 pm at Franklin Middle School. This event will feature students from all schools in the pyramid sharing their learning related to Portrait of a Graduate attributes. There will be a teacher and student panel as well as a showcase of learning. We’ll also be giving away student-designed stickers! Families and students are welcome- see you there!

Medicaid Enrollment Underway

If you have Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP health insurance, the Medicaid Enrollment Processes began in March.

The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) (Virginia Medicaid) has started to review Medicaid members’ health coverage to determine whether members are eligible for coverage. DMAS will not cancel or reduce coverage for members without asking for updated information, but they need your help to make this a smooth process.

Make sure your current mailing address, email, and phone numbers are up-to-date so that important information about your coverage gets to you. Update your contact information today online at commonhelp.virginia.gov, or by calling Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282 or your local Department of Social Services.If you need any assistance or have any questions, contact Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282 or your local Department of Social Services.

Comienza la inscripción de Medicaid

Si tiene seguro de salud de Medicaid/FAMIS/CHIP, los procesos de inscripción de Medicaid comenzaron en marzo.

El Departamento de Servicios de Asistencia Médica de Virginia (DMAS) (Virginia Medicaid) ha comenzado a revisar la cobertura de salud de los miembros de Medicaid para determinar si los miembros son elegibles para la cobertura. DMAS no cancelará ni reducirá la cobertura para los miembros sin solicitar información actualizada, pero necesitan su ayuda para que este proceso sea fluido.

Asegúrese de que su dirección postal, correo electrónico y números de teléfono actuales estén actualizados para que le llegue información importante sobre su cobertura. Actualice su información de contacto hoy en línea en commonhelp.virginia.gov, o llamando a Cover Virginia al 1-855-242-8282 o al Departamento de Servicios Sociales local. Si necesita ayuda o tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con Cover Virginia al 1-855-242-8282 o con el Departamento de Servicios Sociales local.t.

Dangers of Fentanyl

Opioid overdoses are on the rise across the country, including in Fairfax County. Most fatal overdoses in Fairfax County in recent years involved fentanyl.

Last month, FCPS hosted a conversation on the dangers of fentanyl. During this impactful event, audience members heard testimonials from individuals affected by the opioid epidemic and learned facts from medical experts and law enforcement representatives. The conversation continues on Monday, April 24, 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Woodson High School. FCPS principals and staff will share what is happening in our schools and update the work to prevent substance misuse and educate our students.  

Transportation will be available from select schools throughout the county. Transportation information can be found once you begin the registration process

Visit our Opioid Awareness webpage for more information. Visit the Fairfax County Government webpage on opioids for information on how you can take action and get help for yourself or loved ones

Celebrate Earth Day At Sully Historic Site on April 22

Celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, 2023, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sully Historic Site, 3650 Historic Sully Way in Chantilly.

SOL Dates

Below are the SOL dates.  Please try to avoid appointments on these days.

Reading

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 9th, 10am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 9th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Wednesday, May 10th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 11th, 9 am

Math

Grade 6 - Tuesday, May 16th, 10 am
Grade 5 - Tuesday, May 16th, 9 am
Grade 4 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am
Grade 3 - Thursday, May 18th, 9 am

Science

Grade 5 – Monday,  May 22nd, 9 am

Calendar of Upcoming Dates

April 20             Eid al Fitr begins at sundown
April 21             No School - Teacher Workday
April 21             Eid al Fitr
April 22             Earth Day
April 24-28        Stress Less, Laugh More Week
April 25             Chantilly Pyramid Spotlight on Student Learning
                          @Franklin MS 6-7:30pm

News From PTA

Odyssey of the Mind

Congratulations to the Oak Hill Division 1 Odyssey of the Mind team, "The Banana Squad." They won first place in the VA State Odyssey of the Mind competition. We wish them the very best at the world finals in May '23! (Team members from left to right: Daniel K., Bedra A., Rahul D., Prakruthi D., Shruti T.,  Aarna P, and Farhan S.)

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 8th-12th

Please help us say, "Thanks!" to Oak Hill's amazing teachers and staff! The PTA will be providing a special breakfast and other treats for staff during Teacher Appreciation Week, and we are asking parents to help us provide $10 Amazon gift cards for each staff member. To purchase a gift card, please use the PTA's wish list: https://www.amazon.com/registries/gl/guest-view/MC4NODH294WA. Note: gift cards will be delivered directly to the school.

2023-24 Board Volunteers Needed!

Do you have a passion to help foster community and support Oak Hill teachers, staff and students? If so, please volunteer to run for a PTA board position! All positions are open; we especially need a candidate for the second VP position. To read the position descriptions and volunteer, please visit our website: https://oakhillpta.ptboard.com/sgnvw

PTA General Meeting - May 23rd, 6-7pm

Please save the date for our final general meeting of the year! Our meeting will be virtual (please watch your email for a link to join), and we will be electing board members for next school year.

News from other FCPS Schools Rachel Carson MS Spring Musical - Freaky Friday!

Don’t miss the Rachel Carson Middle School’s spring musical, Disney’s Freaky Friday

The show is May 4, 5, & 6 at 7 PM in the Rachel Carson Middle School Lecture Hall. Tickets are $8, and they are on sale starting April 17 through eTix: https://www.etix.com/ticket/v/15644/. Buy yours before they sell out!

Hidden in Plain Sight Seminar

Join us Thursday, April 27th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Chantilly High School Library to be educated about the signs of risky behavior in teens and young adults.

The Hidden in Plain Sight (HIPS) program is an IN-PERSON interactive program for adults to be educated about the signs of risky behavior in teens and young adults. It touches on drug and alcohol use, mental health concerns, eating disorders, risky sexual behaviors and more. 

Register here: https://bit.ly/chantillyhips23

News from FCPS

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • Proposed Updates to the Student Rights and Responsibilities Document
  • Curriculum Overviews on FCPS’ Website

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Input for 2023-2024 School Year

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Student Intention Form for SY 23-24

So that we can ensure the correct level of staffing for next school year (2023-2024), please let us know if your child is returning to Oak Hill next year by filling out this short google form by April 28th.

Parental Input Form for SY 23-24

As we move into the last months of school, it is time for the Oak Hill Staff to start preparing for the 2023-2024 school year.  Building a classroom of students is no easy task!  We take many considerations into account such as heterogeneous groupings, balancing academic abilities, and how to maximize the support our resource teachers can provide students. 

If you feel that there is pertinent information to support your child’s success for the upcoming school year, please complete this optional Parent Input Form by Monday, April 24thThis system is not intended for families to request specific teachers.  Your child’s current teacher, specialists, and administrators collaborate to make well balanced classes where students can succeed. Oak Hill embraces collective responsibility and all of our staff are equipped to meet individual student needs.

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Domino's Fundraiser TODAY, 4/18

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Domino's Fundraiser Today, 4/18

Order pizza from the Domino's at McLearen Square or Greenbriar Shopping Center any time today, Tuesday, April 18th, and use code DN3.  Oak Hill will get 20% of these sales.  You may order online, on the app, over the phone or in the store.  Locations are:

McLearen Square
3063 Centreville Road, #C
571-349-8600

or Greenbriar Shopping Center
13053-E Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
703-818-7100

Thanks for supporting Oak Hill!

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Parent Input Form

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Parent Input Form for SY 2023-2024

As we move into the last months of school, it is time for the Oak Hill Staff to start preparing for the 2023-2024 school year.  Building a classroom of students is no easy task!  We take many considerations into account such as heterogeneous groupings, balancing academic abilities, and how to maximize the support our resource teachers can provide students. 

If you feel that there is pertinent information to support your child’s success for the upcoming school year, please complete this optional Parent Input Form by Monday, April 24th. This system is not intended for families to request specific teachers.  Your child’s current teacher, specialists, and administrators collaborate to make well balanced classes where students can succeed. Oak Hill embraces collective responsibility and all of our staff are equipped to meet individual student needs.

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Kindergarten and AAP Orientations

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AAP and Kindergarten Orientations Tomorrow, April 14th

We are excited to host two orientations tomorrow, Friday, April 14th.

  • Our Level IV Advanced Academic Orientation for students newly accepted into the Level IV AAP program for the 2023-2024 school year is at 9:00 am in the cafeteria.  Please join us for a presentation by our staff and a tour of Oak Hill Elementary School.  The children will also have an opportunity to engage in team building activities to get to know their future classmates.  
  • At 11 am, we invite all rising Kindergarteners and their parents/guardians to Oak Hill ES for a tour of the building including the Kindergarten classrooms!  We ask you to enter at door 4, which is the door by the school parking lot.  The number is displayed above the door.  Yesterday, we hosted an online presentation for parents/guardians to provide some information about how a day in kindergarten looks.  You may view the presentation here.
  • We look forward to meeting everyone at both orientations.  Due to limited space we ask that only the invited student and their parent(s)/guardian(s) attend the orientation.  Please contact the Oak Hill School office at 703-467-3500 if you have any questions.  

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