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Back to School Night Videos

Thank you again for attending our back-to-school night yesterday evening! We enjoyed everyone that attended and visited our staff and classrooms.

If you missed last night's video, we have the video here for you to watch from our FMS administration as well as videos from Dr. Brabrand, our FCPS Superintendent, and School Board representative, Tom Wilson

 

11th Annual Asha-Jyothi 5K and 1K Fun Run taking place at Fairfax Corner on Sunday, September 15th.

This year’s Franklin Middle School fundraiser will involve our school’s participation in the 11th Annual Asha-Jyothi 5K and 1K Fun Run taking place at Fairfax Corner on Sunday, September 15th.

Here are the details:

Date:                    September 15

Location:             Fairfax Corner

Time:                   1K Fun Run – 8 AM

                             5K Run – 8:30 AM

Cost:

“As our community outreach effort, the Asha Jyothi Foundation is offering our school a 40% discount for registration at $15 (normal price is $25) to anyone that uses your school's unique code100% of the race money from our school's coupon code will be given back to the school as a thank you for joining Asha Jyothi to fund technology/educational needs. Last year Asha-Jyoti gave $7760 back to local schools.”

 Once again, every dollar raised from participants using our Franklin code (franklin-aj5k) will come back to our school. Attached, find the flyer with the coupon and the sign-up information. For your convenience, here is the website for registration and the coupon code:

www.asha-jyothi.org

Code: franklin-aj5k

Franklin Middle School Office Procedures

Welcome! As you are making the transition back to school, please review the following office procedures to ensure that all students are safe and accounted for each school day and to minimize disruption of classroom instruction time.

Attendance Line (For Absence or Late Arrival)

Absences and late arrivals should be reported by calling the Attendance Line at 703-904-5151 by 9:00 am. You may also use the Online Attendance Form located on the Franklin Middle School website.

Pre-Arranged Absences (3 or more days)

Pre-arranged absences must be approved in advance. Please send written notification to the main office at least one week before the scheduled absence detailing the student name, the dates of absence and the reason for the absence. A pre-arranged absence form will be filled out and reviewed by the student’s counselor and teachers or administrator.

Early Dismissal

To minimize disruptions to the classroom learning environment, please have your student bring a note to the main office detailing the student name, date and time you will pick up your student and the reason for the early dismissal. A pass will be issued to your student to be released from class. Please do not use the attendance line to request early dismissal.

Lunches – Drop Off

If you need to drop off a lunch for your student, please bring it to the main office by 10:15 am. It will be placed on a lunch cart that will be taken to the cafeteria. If you need to drop off a lunch AFTER 10:15 am, please come to the main office with your driver’s license and check into the Visitor Management System and walk the lunch down to the cafeteria.

Forgotten Items – Drop Off Point

If your student has forgotten something at home, you can bring it to the main office and put it in the cabinet labeled “Forgotten Items Drop Off Point.” Students are responsible for coming to the main office on their own to check the cabinet for items they forgot. To reduce the number of classroom interruptions, items will not be delivered to the classrooms (exceptions include items such as glasses, hearings aids, etc.).

Bus Transportation

Students must ride their assigned buses home each day. Riding alternate buses is not permitted. Requests for temporary exceptions to this policy must be submitted in writing at least 10 days in advance to the main office for review by administration.

Clinic

Students should not use their phones to call home if they are not feeling well. They should get a pass from their teacher and report directly to the clinic.

FMS After-School Programs

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The FMS After School Program will begin on Monday, September 23rd. We are very excited about our after-school program this year! We have many stimulating and unique opportunities and hope your child will find something that interests them. Please see below for some important information in regards to the After-School Program. 

Late Buses: Late buses begin on Monday September 23rd and will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and dismiss around 4:45 PM. There are fewer buses and runs, the stop may be different from the normal morning or afternoon stop. 

Clubs/Activities: The first list of activities will be posted on the FMS website, your child’s grade level google classroom and sent out through News You Choose. This list will constantly be updated throughout the year with changes and additions. Please check back often to make sure you are viewing the most recent version. In order to participate, your child must turn in an After-School registration form.

Attendance:  Attendance is taken each day after school for all activities. If your child is absent from school, they are not permitted to return to participate in the after-school program that day. 

Pick-Up:  If you are picking your child up, please utilize the Kiss and Ride area. You do not need to check your child out through the main office. If you are picking them up prior to the conclusion of their activity, please pre-arrange this with them so they know to meet you in the Kiss and Ride area. We do encourage students to stay through to the end of their activity, please avoid early pick up when possible. If you choose to pick your child up instead of them taking a late bus, please arrive promptly at the conclusion of their activity to prevent unnecessary wait time by students or staff. 

Miscellaneous:

- Be sure to discuss your child’s after-school plan with them every day to avoid any confusion in the afternoon.

- Due to the number of students staying after each day, it’s extremely difficult to deliver phone messages to students. Please communicate with your child ahead of time to avoid any potential problems.

- All FCPS and FMS school rules apply during the after-school program. Please remind your child to adhere to this.

Encourage your child to be an active part of the after-school program. Research has shown that there are many benefits to participating and here are just a few…

- Increased academic performance and classroom participation

- Improved homework completion rates

- Improved student behavior

- Better peer relations and emotional adjustment

- Improved student-adult relationships

- Improved school attendance

- Better attitude towards school

- Increased participation in healthy recreational activities

- Increased school, family, and community partnerships

  

Have questions or need more information about the after-school program?

Contact Mrs. Mollé, After-School Program Specialist, Cemolle@fcps.edu.

Best Buddies Meeting

Monday September 23rd - first block after school - 2:40 - 3:40. Stop by room 110 with any questions.

 

Best Buddies International is an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Parent Teen Book Club FULL!

Parent Teen Book Club is FULL!  Please check back for information about one of the subsequent dates!  Thank you for your interest. 

Questions?  Contact Karen Radcliffe at keradcliffe@fcps.edu

Author Visit to FMS: Ben Mikaelsen

Welcome Franklin Falcons!  Franklin Middle School is excited to welcome writer Ben Mikaelsen, author of Touching Spirit Bear, next spring on April 1, 2020.  In preparation for this author visit, part of each student’s school supplies are to purchase a copy of Touching Spirit Bear.  When Ben is here in the spring, he will sign personal copies of the students’ books.  If you do not purchase a copy, Franklin Middle School will have copies available for students to borrow during the school year.  Franklin Middle School prides itself on building literacy for all students and we incorporate ten minutes of reading in fifth period two times per week.  Beginning the week of September 23, 2019, students will be reading Touching Spirit Bear.   Prior to beginning work on Touching Spirit Bear, students should have another book to read during fifth period.  Thanks for supporting literacy at Franklin Middle School. Photo credit: Scholastic.com

Yearbooks for Sale

You’re in it, but did you get it? Don’t miss your chance to purchase a 2019-20 yearbook. When you order now you will receive a free personalized nameplate. Click on the link below and order yours today.

https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/5330

AAP Parent Referrals for Students New to Fairfax County Due October 7, 2019

AAP Level IV services are available to students in grades 3-8.  Students may be found eligible for full-time placement in AAP Level IV Center classes through a central selection process and receive a highly challenging instructional program in science, social studies and English.  Multiple criteria are reviewed by a central selection committee to determine eligibility for all FCPS advanced academic services. More information about AAP services available at the middle school level may be found on the FCPS public website at:  https://www.fcps.edu/academics/middle-school-academics-7-8/advanced-academics.  If you have any questions, you can contact Lea Fadden at Lea.Fadden@fcps.edu.  

Parents or guardians of seventh grade students, who are new to Fairfax County Public Schools since January 2019, may initiate the full-time AAP Level IV screening process by completing and submitting an Advanced Academic Programs Level IV Referral Form to Lea Fadden at Lea.Fadden@fcps.edu no later than October 7, 2019.  No late referrals will be accepted.

Seventh grade students who are not new to FCPS may apply in the winter for AAP entry in eighth grade.  Those referrals are due January 6, 2020.

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Franklin Middle School Office Procedures

Welcome! As you are making the transition back to school, please review the following office procedures to ensure that all students are safe and accounted for each school day and to minimize disruption of classroom instruction time.

Attendance Line (For Absence or Late Arrival)

Absences and late arrivals should be reported by calling the Attendance Line at 703-904-5151 by 9:00 am. You may also use the Online Attendance Form located on the Franklin Middle School website.

Pre-Arranged Absences (3 or more days)

Pre-arranged absences must be approved in advance. Please send written notification to the main office at least one week before the scheduled absence detailing the student name, the dates of absence and the reason for the absence. A pre-arranged absence form will be filled out and reviewed by the student’s counselor and teachers or administrator.

Early Dismissal

To minimize disruptions to the classroom learning environment, please have your student bring a note to the main office detailing the student name, date and time you will pick up your student and the reason for the early dismissal. A pass will be issued to your student to be released from class. Please do not use the attendance line to request early dismissal.

Lunches – Drop Off

If you need to drop off a lunch for your student, please bring it to the main office by 10:15 am. It will be placed on a lunch cart that will be taken to the cafeteria. If you need to drop off a lunch AFTER 10:15 am, please come to the main office with your driver’s license and check into the Visitor Management System and walk the lunch down to the cafeteria.

Forgotten Items – Drop Off Point

If your student has forgotten something at home, you can bring it to the main office and put it in the cabinet labeled “Forgotten Items Drop Off Point.” Students are responsible for coming to the main office on their own to check the cabinet for items they forgot. To reduce the number of classroom interruptions, items will not be delivered to the classrooms (exceptions include items such as glasses, hearings aids, etc.).

Bus Transportation

Students must ride their assigned buses home each day. Riding alternate buses is not permitted. Requests for temporary exceptions to this policy must be submitted in writing at least 10 days in advance to the main office for review by administration.

Clinic

Students should not use their phones to call home if they are not feeling well. They should get a pass from their teacher and report directly to the clinic.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

On Tuesday, September 3rd, all Franklin students will be participating in a Students Rights and Responsibilities assemblies during the course of the instructional day. Franklin administrators will be reviewing FCPS policies and school-based procedures to include topics such as responsible use of technology and personal devices, school-appropriate dress code, abstinence from alcohol, tobacco/vaping, and other drugs, identification and reporting of bullying and harassment, and other topics directly related to Franklin’s commitment to ensuring a safe and respectful learning environment. Please be sure your child is in attendance on September 3rd to receive this SR&R overview which will support positive decision-making throughout the school year.

Students will be provided additional learning opportunities by participating in Students Rights and Responsibilities lessons during their Learning Seminar period on September 5, 6, 10, and 11. Parents and guardians are highly encouraged to review the SR&R video and handbook with their children to support them with decision-making at the middle school level. SR&R Parent and/or Guardian Signature Sheets (found in the Falcon Flyover student packet) can be submitted to their child’s Learning Seminar teacher by September 11th. All students will receive a hard copy of the SR&R which will contain an additional copy of the Parent and/or Guardian Signature Sheet.

Resources:

SR&R Handbook: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/SRR1920.pdf

SR&R Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N398Uv10oJ8&list=PLSz76NCRDYQEd3YHKFRgSAvvezsO8MMhy 

SR&R Parent/Guardian Signature Sheet: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/SRR1920SignatureSheet.pdf Click to edit this placeholder text.

Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be on Thursday, September 5th, from 6-8 pm at Franklin Middle School. Please arrive a few minutes early to avoid traffic and arrive to your student's 1st period class for the video presentation and for the agenda of the evening. 

11th Annual Asha-Jyothi 5K and 1K Fun Run taking place at Fairfax Corner on Sunday, September 15th

This year’s Franklin Middle School fundraiser will involve our school’s participation in the 11th Annual Asha-Jyothi 5K and 1K Fun Run taking place at Fairfax Corner on Sunday, September 15th.

Here are the details:

Date:                    September 15

Location:             Fairfax Corner

Time:                   1K Fun Run – 8 AM

                             5K Run – 8:30 AM

Cost:

“As our community outreach effort, the Asha Jyothi Foundation is offering our school a 40% discount for registration at $15 (normal price is $25) to anyone that uses your school's unique code. 100% of the race money from our school's coupon code will be given back to the school as a thank you for joining Asha Jyothi to fund technology/educational needs. Last year Asha-Jyoti gave $7760 back to local schools.”

 Once again, every dollar raised from participants using our Franklin code (franklin-aj5k) will come back to our school. Attached, find the flyer with the coupon and the sign-up information. For your convenience, here is the website for registration and the coupon code:

www.asha-jyothi.org

Code: franklin-aj5k

Best Buddies Meeting

Monday September 23rd - first block after school - 2:40 - 3:40. Stop by room 110 with any questions.

 

Best Buddies International is an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Parent Teen Book Club

Welcome Franklin Falcons to the 2019-2020 school year!  I am excited to announce the dates for the Parent Teen Book Club.  This program is a great opportunity to communicate with your teenager as he/she moves forward in shaping an identify and in making good choices for the future.  Both the parent and teen read the book before the meeting and come ready to discuss the text.  There are three separate meetings throughout the course of the school year and five different titles are offered at each meeting.  There are also author visits and guest speakers as they relate to a theme associated with a text. 

This school year, there will be three meetings.   The first meeting will occur on October 3, 2019 and will meet at 7:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.  Registration will open at 3 p.m. on August 29, 2019 and the QR Code for that meeting is above.  The second meeting will occur on January 15, 2020 and the registration will open on November 20, 2019.  The third meeting will occur on April 1, 2020 and sign ups will open on February 27, 2020.   Questions?  Contact Karen Radcliffe at keradcliffe@fcps.edu

Author Visit to FMS: Ben Mikaelsen

Welcome Franklin Falcons!  Franklin Middle School is excited to welcome writer Ben Mikaelsen, author of Touching Spirit Bear, next spring on April 1, 2020.  In preparation for this author visit, part of each student’s school supplies are to purchase a copy of Touching Spirit Bear.  When Ben is here in the spring, he will sign personal copies of the students’ books.  If you do not purchase a copy, Franklin Middle School will have copies available for students to borrow during the school year.  Franklin Middle School prides itself on building literacy for all students and we incorporate ten minutes of reading in fifth period two times per week.  Beginning the week of September 23, 2019, students will be reading Touching Spirit Bear.   Prior to beginning work on Touching Spirit Bear, students should have another book to read during fifth period.  Thanks for supporting literacy at Franklin Middle School. Photo credit: Scholastic.com

Yearbooks for Sale

You’re in it, but did you get it? Don’t miss your chance to purchase a 2019-20 yearbook. When you order now you will receive a free personalized nameplate. Click on the link below and order yours today.

https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/5330

Franklin MS After School Program

Dear Parents/Guardians,

The FMS After School Program will begin on Monday, September 23rd. We are very excited about our after-school program this year! We have many stimulating and unique opportunities and hope your child will find something that interests them. Please see below for some important information in regards to the After-School Program. 

Late Buses: Late buses begin on Monday September 23rd and will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays and dismiss around 4:45 PM. There are fewer buses and runs, the stop may be different from the normal morning or afternoon stop. 

Clubs/Activities: The first list of activities will be posted on the FMS website, your child’s grade level google classroom and sent out through News You Choose. This list will constantly be updated throughout the year with changes and additions. Please check back often to make sure you are viewing the most recent version. In order to participate, your child must turn in an After-School registration form.

Attendance:  Attendance is taken each day after school for all activities. If your child is absent from school, they are not permitted to return to participate in the after-school program that day. 

Pick-Up:  If you are picking your child up, please utilize the Kiss and Ride area. You do not need to check your child out through the main office. If you are picking them up prior to the conclusion of their activity, please pre-arrange this with them so they know to meet you in the Kiss and Ride area. We do encourage students to stay through to the end of their activity, please avoid early pick up when possible. If you choose to pick your child up instead of them taking a late bus, please arrive promptly at the conclusion of their activity to prevent unnecessary wait time by students or staff. 

Miscellaneous:

- Be sure to discuss your child’s after-school plan with them every day to avoid any confusion in the afternoon.

- Due to the number of students staying after each day, it’s extremely difficult to deliver phone messages to students. Please communicate with your child ahead of time to avoid any potential problems.

- All FCPS and FMS school rules apply during the after-school program. Please remind your child to adhere to this.

Encourage your child to be an active part of the after-school program. Research has shown that there are many benefits to participating and here are just a few…

- Increased academic performance and classroom participation

- Improved homework completion rates

- Improved student behavior

- Better peer relations and emotional adjustment

- Improved student-adult relationships

- Improved school attendance

- Better attitude towards school

- Increased participation in healthy recreational activities

- Increased school, family, and community partnerships

 

Have questions or need more information about the after-school program?

Contact Mrs. Mollé, After-School Program Specialist, Cemolle@fcps.edu.

AAP Parent Referrals for Students New to Fairfax County Due October 7, 2019

AAP Level IV services are available to students in grades 3-8.  Students may be found eligible for full-time placement in AAP Level IV Center classes through a central selection process and receive a highly challenging instructional program in science, social studies and English.  Multiple criteria are reviewed by a central selection committee to determine eligibility for all FCPS advanced academic services. More information about AAP services available at the middle school level may be found on the FCPS public website at:  https://www.fcps.edu/academics/middle-school-academics-7-8/advanced-academics.  If you have any questions, you can contact Lea Fadden at Lea.Fadden@fcps.edu.  

Parents or guardians of seventh grade students, who are new to Fairfax County Public Schools since January 2019, may initiate the full-time AAP Level IV screening process by completing and submitting an Advanced Academic Programs Level IV Referral Form to Lea Fadden at Lea.Fadden@fcps.edu no later than October 7, 2019.  No late referrals will be accepted.

Seventh grade students who are not new to FCPS may apply in the winter for AAP entry in eighth grade.  Those referrals are due January 6, 2020.

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Franklin Middle School Office Procedures

Welcome! As you are making the transition back to school, please review the following office procedures to ensure that all students are safe and accounted for each school day and to minimize disruption of classroom instruction time.

Attendance Line (For Absence or Late Arrival)

Absences and late arrivals should be reported by calling the Attendance Line at 703-904-5151 by 9:00 am. You may also use the Online Attendance Form located on the Franklin Middle School website.

Pre-Arranged Absences (3 or more days)

Pre-arranged absences must be approved in advance. Please send written notification to the main office at least one week before the scheduled absence detailing the student name, the dates of absence and the reason for the absence. A pre-arranged absence form will be filled out and reviewed by the student’s counselor and teachers or administrator.

Early Dismissal

To minimize disruptions to the classroom learning environment, please have your student bring a note to the main office detailing the student name, date and time you will pick up your student and the reason for the early dismissal. A pass will be issued to your student to be released from class. Please do not use the attendance line to request early dismissal.

Lunches – Drop Off

If you need to drop off a lunch for your student, please bring it to the main office by 10:15 am. It will be placed on a lunch cart that will be taken to the cafeteria. If you need to drop off a lunch AFTER 10:15 am, please come to the main office with your driver’s license and check into the Visitor Management System and walk the lunch down to the cafeteria.

Forgotten Items – Drop Off Point

If your student has forgotten something at home, you can bring it to the main office and put it in the cabinet labeled “Forgotten Items Drop Off Point.” Students are responsible for coming to the main office on their own to check the cabinet for items they forgot. To reduce the number of classroom interruptions, items will not be delivered to the classrooms (exceptions include items such as glasses, hearings aids, etc.).

Bus Transportation

Students must ride their assigned buses home each day. Riding alternate buses is not permitted. Requests for temporary exceptions to this policy must be submitted in writing at least 10 days in advance to the main office for review by administration.

Clinic

Students should not use their phones to call home if they are not feeling well. They should get a pass from their teacher and report directly to the clinic.

Student Rights and Responsibilities

On Tuesday, September 3rd, all Franklin students will be participating in a Students Rights and Responsibilities assemblies during the course of the instructional day. Franklin administrators will be reviewing FCPS policies and school-based procedures to include topics such as responsible use of technology and personal devices, school-appropriate dress code, abstinence from alcohol, tobacco/vaping, and other drugs, identification and reporting of bullying and harassment, and other topics directly related to Franklin’s commitment to ensuring a safe and respectful learning environment. Please be sure your child is in attendance on September 3rd to receive this SR&R overview which will support positive decision-making throughout the school year.

Students will be provided additional learning opportunities by participating in Students Rights and Responsibilities lessons during their Learning Seminar period on September 5, 6, 10, and 11. Parents and guardians are highly encouraged to review the SR&R video and handbook with their children to support them with decision-making at the middle school level. SR&R Parent and/or Guardian Signature Sheets (found in the Falcon Flyover student packet) can be submitted to their child’s Learning Seminar teacher by September 11th. All students will receive a hard copy of the SR&R which will contain an additional copy of the Parent and/or Guardian Signature Sheet.

Resources:

SR&R Handbook: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/SRR1920.pdf

SR&R Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N398Uv10oJ8&list=PLSz76NCRDYQEd3YHKFRgSAvvezsO8MMhy 

SR&R Parent/Guardian Signature Sheet: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/SRR1920SignatureSheet.pdf Click to edit this placeholder text.

Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be on Thursday, September 5th, from 6-8 pm at Franklin Middle School. Please arrive a few minutes early to avoid traffic and arrive to your student's 1st period class for the video presentation and for the agenda of the evening. 

Breakfast is Served!

Food services offers a limited breakfast menu each morning to start your student’s day out right. The FMS cafeteria will be open at 7:10 every day to serve all students interested in a meal. Students will proceed straight to the cafeteria upon arrival, will have approximately 10-15 minutes to eat their meal and will then continue to their first class at the 7:25 warning bell.

Please send your student to school with their lunch account number to expedite the serving line. For your convenience, you can find all meal menus at the following link:

https://fcps.nutrislice.com/menu/franklin-middle-school/breakfast/2019-08-23?mode=browse

Best Buddies Meeting

Monday September 23rd - first block after school - 2:40 - 3:40. Stop by room 110 with any questions.

 

Best Buddies International is an organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Parent Teen Book Club

Welcome Franklin Falcons to the 2019-2020 school year!  I am excited to announce the dates for the Parent Teen Book Club.  This program is a great opportunity to communicate with your teenager as he/she moves forward in shaping an identify and in making good choices for the future.  Both the parent and teen read the book before the meeting and come ready to discuss the text.  There are three separate meetings throughout the course of the school year and five different titles are offered at each meeting.  There are also author visits and guest speakers as they relate to a theme associated with a text. 

This school year, there will be three meetings.   The first meeting will occur on October 3, 2019 and will meet at 7:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.  Registration will open at 3 p.m. on August 29, 2019 and the QR Code for that meeting is above.  The second meeting will occur on January 15, 2020 and the registration will open on November 20, 2019.  The third meeting will occur on April 1, 2020 and sign ups will open on February 27, 2020.   Questions?  Contact Karen Radcliffe at keradcliffe@fcps.edu

Author Visit to FMS: Ben Mikaelsen

Welcome Franklin Falcons!  Franklin Middle School is excited to welcome writer Ben Mikaelsen, author of Touching Spirit Bear, next spring on April 1, 2020.  In preparation for this author visit, part of each student’s school supplies are to purchase a copy of Touching Spirit Bear.  When Ben is here in the spring, he will sign personal copies of the students’ books.  If you do not purchase a copy, Franklin Middle School will have copies available for students to borrow during the school year.  Franklin Middle School prides itself on building literacy for all students and we incorporate ten minutes of reading in fifth period two times per week.  Beginning the week of September 23, 2019, students will be reading Touching Spirit Bear.   Prior to beginning work on Touching Spirit Bear, students should have another book to read during fifth period.  Thanks for supporting literacy at Franklin Middle School. Photo credit: Scholastic.com

Yearbooks for Sale

You’re in it, but did you get it? Don’t miss your chance to purchase a 2019-20 yearbook. When you order now you will receive a free personalized nameplate. Click on the link below and order yours today.

https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/5330

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Franklin Middle School Transportation Procedures

FCPS Bus Riders

All bus riders are to get on and off their assigned FCPS bus at their assigned FCPS stop with the following exception:

A student is issued a walking pass from the school which indicates parent/guardian & administrative approval.

Any long-term requests for stop changes, bus route changes, or special requests will be forwarded to Area 3 Transportation.

Any questions or concerns can be directed to Rob Gibbs at 703-904-5100.

Student Drop-off (Kiss ‘n’ Ride) - entrance closest to the athletic fields

  • The bus loop and our parking lots are NOT drop-off points for students
  • Parents/guardians must use the Kiss ‘n’ Ride line to drop off students
  • As a courtesy to other parents who are also dropping their children off to school, drivers are kindly asked to move as far ahead as possible to the Kiss ‘n’ Ride crosswalk prior to dropping off their child.
  •  Parents and guardians are welcome to park and walk with their child from the parking lots to the school to assist a child in need or for an office visit. Please use the crosswalks.

Walkers and Bicyclists

All walkers either live within the 1 mile radius and/or have a walking pass (purple pass) indicating written parent/guardian permission on file.

Students are expected to:

  • Only cross Lees Corner Road at the intersection of Thorngate and Lees Corner; students should not cross Lees Corner at any other point.
  • Use the proper crosswalk, and walk the bike or carry the skateboard across the crosswalk
  • Continue to walk the bike or carry the skateboard while on school property
  • Use the bike racks
  • Wear their helmets
Breakfast is Served!

Food services offers a limited breakfast menu each morning to start your student’s day out right. The FMS cafeteria will be open at 7:10 every day to serve all students interested in a meal. Students will proceed straight to the cafeteria upon arrival, will have approximately 10-15 minutes to eat their meal and will then continue to their first class at the 7:25 warning bell.

Please send your student to school with their lunch account number to expedite the serving line. For your convenience, you can find all meal menus at the following link:

https://fcps.nutrislice.com/menu/franklin-middle-school/breakfast/2019-08-23?mode=browse

Parent Teen Book Club

Welcome Franklin Falcons to the 2019-2020 school year!  I am excited to announce the dates for the Parent Teen Book Club.  This program is a great opportunity to communicate with your teenager as he/she moves forward in shaping an identify and in making good choices for the future.  Both the parent and teen read the book before the meeting and come ready to discuss the text.  There are three separate meetings throughout the course of the school year and five different titles are offered at each meeting.  There are also author visits and guest speakers as they relate to a theme associated with a text. 

This school year, there will be three meetings.   The first meeting will occur on October 3, 2019 and will meet at 7:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.  Registration will open at 3 p.m. on August 29, 2019 and the QR Code for that meeting is above.  The second meeting will occur on January 15, 2020 and the registration will open on November 20, 2019.  The third meeting will occur on April 1, 2020 and sign ups will open on February 27, 2020.   Questions?  Contact Karen Radcliffe at keradcliffe@fcps.edu

Author Visit - Ben Mikaelsen

Welcome Franklin Falcons!  Franklin Middle School is excited to welcome writer Ben Mikaelsen, author of Touching Spirit Bear, next spring on April 1, 2020.  In preparation for this author visit, part of each student’s school supplies are to purchase a copy of Touching Spirit Bear.  When Ben is here in the spring, he will sign personal copies of the students’ books.  If you do not purchase a copy, Franklin Middle School will have copies available for students to borrow during the school year.  Franklin Middle School prides itself on building literacy for all students and we incorporate ten minutes of reading in fifth period two times per week.  Beginning the week of September 23, 2019, students will be reading Touching Spirit Bear.   Prior to beginning work on Touching Spirit Bear, students should have another book to read during fifth period.  Thanks for supporting literacy at Franklin Middle School.    

Best Buddies Interest Meeting

There will be an interest meeting for Best Buddies Monday September 23rd in the first block after school from 2:40 - 3:40.

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Falcon FlyOver

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are very excited the Franklin Falcon FlyOver will be taking place on Wednesday, August 21st from 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During this time parents and students will be able to pick up packets which contains the necessary forms as well as the student’s schedule and locker assignment.  If you have already completed these forms online, we will gladly collect them on August 21st.  Any forms not turned in on the 21st, your student can bring the first day of school and give to his or her 1st Period Teacher.  In addition during the FlyOver, students may practice opening their locker and store school supplies!

We look forward to seeing you on August 21st!

Department of Student Services

New Student Orientation

There will be an Orientation for all 7th and new to Franklin 8th grade students on Thursday, August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Students will get the opportunity to walk their schedules and meet their teachers as well as other school staff. Please make sure they bring their schedules with them.   Students will not have access to their lockers during orientation.  Bus transportation will be provided.  Busses will depart from the student’s base elementary school at 8:30 a.m.  

Sharon Eisenberg 

Principal

FCPSOn Laptop Distribution

 

This Thursday, August 22nd, Franklin Middle School will be continuing to distribute FCPSOn laptops to both 7th and 8th grade students from 1pm to 5pm.

Please be aware of the following as you come to receive your laptop device:

  • If you purchased a school approved case, please bring the case with you to the distribution session. If you do not bring your case, you will have a case checked out to you.
  • There will be potentially be a lot of people stopping by to receive laptops during this time frame. Please expect distribution of the computers to take about 20-25 minutes.
  • If you have time constraints or are unable to pick up your laptop this Thursday, we will be distributing laptops to those who are unable to come to this session on the first week of school.

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Falcon FlyOver and New Student Orientation

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Falcon FlyOver

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are very excited the Franklin Falcon FlyOver will be taking place on Wednesday, August 21st from 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During this time parents and students will be able to pick up packets which contains the necessary forms as well as the student’s schedule and locker assignment.  If you have already completed these forms online, we will gladly collect them on August 21st.  Any forms not turned in on the 21st, your student can bring the first day of school and give to his or her 1st Period Teacher.  In addition during the FlyOver, students may practice opening their locker and store school supplies!

We look forward to seeing you on August 21st!

Department of Student Services

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are very excited the Franklin Falcon FlyOver will be taking place on Wednesday, August 21st from 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During this time parents and students will be able to pick up packets which contains the necessary forms as well as the student’s schedule and locker assignment.  If you have already completed these forms online, we will gladly collect them on August 21st.  Any forms not turned in on the 21st, your student can bring the first day of school and give to his or her 1st Period Teacher.  In addition during the FlyOver, students may practice opening their locker and store school supplies!

We look forward to seeing you on August 21st!

Department of Student Services

New Student Orientation

There will be an Orientation for all 7th and new to Franklin 8th grade students on Thursday, August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Students will get the opportunity to walk their schedules and meet their teachers as well as other school staff. Please make sure they bring their schedules with them.   Students will not have access to their lockers during orientation.  Bus transportation will be provided.  Busses will depart from the student’s base elementary school at 8:30 a.m.  

Sharon Eisenberg 

Principal

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FCPSOn Laptop Distribution Dates (revised as of 7/17/19)

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

August 14th 7th grade Computer Distribution*

August 16th 8th grade Computer Distribution*

August 22nd Computer Distribution*

(*see below for more details)

August 21st Falcon Flyover (schedules and lockers)

August 22nd New Student Orientation

August 26th First Day of School

Parents, for your planning purposes, 7th and 8th grade students will be able to pick up their FCPS computers on the following dates:

 

August 14th

7th grade students :

(9 am -12:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 16th 

8th grade students

(9 am -12:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 22nd 

1 pm - 5 pm (open to both 7th and 8th grade students)

**Please be aware that distributing the computers will take around 15 to 20 minutes.  Students will no only receive the device, charger and case, but will need to setup the device and go through a brief tutorial of expected and appropriate use.**

Families can also have the option of providing their own case, if they wish to not be responsible for potential damages to the FCPS case provided to them at the end of the 19-20 school year.  You can find an approved case option on the 19-20 school supply list.  students should bring the case with them at the time of device pickup.

Families also have the option of providing their student with their own laptop, in place of FCPS device.  If you choose this option the device MUST have the following and you must fill out and turn in this form to the front office:

  • 13" or 15" screen
  • Built in keyboard
  • Running fully functioning operating system (MacOS or Windows 10)

FCPS is also not responsible for any damages, maintenance or installation of software on family purchased device.

2019-2020 School Supply List

the supply list for the upcoming school year is now available via our school websiteWe are strongly encouraging families to purchase their own laptop case this year and we have a school approved option linked on the supply list.  If you do purchase a case, please bring it with you to laptop pickup.  

Summer vacation means more free time for students. FCPS wants to help you support your child this summer when they engage in the online world.  If their device is internet-enabled, please consider the following tips and resources:

Educate yourself and your children.

Digital citizenship is learning process and your child will need sustained support from parents and teachers. Visit bit.ly/fairfaxdigcit for a fun and interactive parent-child course that can help your family start conversations about navigating the online world.

Establish rules and expectations.

Have you thought about the rules you want to establish with your child for setting up accounts and the privacy settings you expect your child to use?  What are your expectations and how will you monitor and mediate your child’s online activities? Not sure where to start? Try these tip sheets, media agreements, and device contracts (translations are located on the FCPS 24-7 Parent View tab).

Enjoy Screens.  Not too much. Mostly Together.

Parents should help kids balance screen time. But parents also play a role in sharing the joy of screens with their kids. Parents can model the use of technology for creation, discovery and connection. Parents can help kids understand and interpret the media the use, when we experience it with them.

Help your child monitor and manage their screen time.

It’s easy to spend hours on a device, especially when it's new.  Use these guidelines and strategies to help your children learn how to monitor and manage their screen time so they will have the ability to find balance when you’re not around.  In the end, remember you are the parent and you make the rules.

Discuss privacy settings and accounts.

Teach your child to protect their personal information and model the use of privacy settings.  Discuss why these settings are important and teach them how to make privacy setting choices for every app and service they use.  This resource can help you get started.  

Give your child action steps.

Discuss potential situations that may arise before they happen and give your child action steps. Do they know what to they can do if cyber bullied, harassed, or if someone sends them something they don’t want to see? Every difficult situation is an opportunity to help prepare them for life beyond your home. These short parent advice videos, which can be filtered by topic and age, can help you identify action steps you can share with your child.  

Teach your child to assess risks and make good choices.

Online communication is public and permanent. Talk with your children regularly and remind them that what they do online can impact future opportunities. Their online reputation can also affect their relationships in the face to face world.

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Attendance: 703-904-5151 | Web | Twitter | Facebook

Revised Falcon Updates 6/21/19

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

August 14th & 16th Computer Distribution

August 21st Computer Distribution

August 21st Falcon Flyover (schedules and lockers)

August 22nd New Student Orientation

August 26th First Day of School

Principals Summer Message

Dear Franklin Families,

It is hard to believe that the school year has already coming to a close.  This year has truly been a whirlwind! As we wrap up,  I would like to a few moments to personally extend a thank you to our incredible school staff who works very hard on a daily basis to guide our children and help them learn and grow. I would also like to thank our PTA board and our parent volunteers for the hours of dedication to help enrich our school and build a sense of community for our students.  To all our parents, I would like to say thank you for trusting us with your children,  and for your investment and support to provide a quality education for our children.

As I reflect on the school year, I am encouraged by many positive things that have happened within our building from PBL project, blended learning, SOL test scores, Capstone project and so much more.

In closing, I am excited about the upcoming school year. On behalf of the staff at Franklin MS, we wish everyone a very happy, healthy and safe summer break.  We will be working this summer to creating the master schedule and planning for a successful 2019-2020 school year. Our outstanding custodial staff and secretaries are making sure the building and all the important behind-the-scenes effects are in top running order and ready for August. We look forward to hearing about all the fun and exciting learning experiences your families have enjoyed over the summer! 

Best to all,

Your Principal,

Mrs. Eisenberg

Course Selection Forms

Course selection verification forms were mailed home last week.  All course changes/corrections for the 2019-2020 school year must be made to Tami Stubblefield by June 24th.  Please email TLStubblefie@fcps.edu or return the form received in the US Mail.  If you did not receive a verification form, please call our main office at 703-904-5100.

Parents, for your planning purposes, 7th and 8th grade students will be able to pick up their FCPS computers on the following dates:

August 14th

7th grade students :

(9 am -11:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 16th 

8th grade students

(9 am -11:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 21st 

3 pm - 5 pm (open to both 7th and 8th grade students)

**Please be aware that distributing the computers will take around 15 to 20 minutes.  Students will no only receive the device, charger and case, but will need to setup the device and go through a brief tutorial of expected and appropriate use.**

Families can also have the option of providing their own case, if they wish to not be responsible for potential damages to the FCPS case provided to them at the end of the 19-20 school year.  You can find an approved case option on the 19-20 school supply list.  students should bring the case with them at the time of device pickup.

Families also have the option of providing their student with their own laptop, in place of FCPS device.  If you choose this option the device MUST have the following and you must fill out and turn in this form to the front office:

  • 13" or 15" screen
  • Built in keyboard
  • Running fully functioning operating system (MacOS or Windows 10)

FCPS is also not responsible for any damages, maintenance or installation of software on family purchased device.

Student Services Updates:

Save the Dates:

Our annual Falcon Flyover, where students pick up their schedules and set up lockers, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21st during the day, with the New Student Orientation the following morning of Thursday, August 22nd.   If you have questions, please email Tami Stubblefield at TLStubblefie@fcps.edu

We are looking forward to another fantastic year at Franklin!

2018-19 Updates for Naviance/Family Connection and Student Learning Plan

Naviance Student is the new, mobile accessible experience, and will no longer be named Family Connection. This experience will help students answer the questions that will shape their future. Who am I? What do I want to do in my future? How will I get there? How Will I Succeed? Naviance Student is easy to use with familiar layouts and workflows and, just like Family Connection, it is accessible to both students and parents. Students will continue to access Naviance Student via their FCPS 24-7 learning site and parents can view their student’s account as it is a part of the FCPS 24-7 Learning: Parent View

The Student Learning Plan will be changing its name to align with the Virginia Department of Education and will be referred to as the FCPS Student Academic and Career Plan effective for the 2018-19 school year.  All tasks previously completed within the Student Learning Plan will remain in the student’s Academic and Career Plan which is stored in Naviance Student, formerly known as Family Connection.

For more information, please review the Academic and Career Plan https://www.fcps.edu/academics/graduation-requirements-and-course-planning/student-learning-plan or the Academic and Career Plan website or watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/IiwZMJuyMtY 

Please review letter requiring Parent Verification by July 10, 2019.  The letter can be found by clicking here. 2019-2020 School Supply List

the supply list for the upcoming school year is now available via our school websiteWe are strongly encouraging families to purchase their own laptop case this year and we have a school approved option linked on the supply list.  If you do purchase a case, please bring it with you to laptop pickup.  

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER AND THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR!

Summer vacation means more free time for students. FCPS wants to help you support your child this summer when they engage in the online world.  If their device is internet-enabled, please consider the following tips and resources:

Educate yourself and your children.

Digital citizenship is learning process and your child will need sustained support from parents and teachers. Visit bit.ly/fairfaxdigcit for a fun and interactive parent-child course that can help your family start conversations about navigating the online world.

Establish rules and expectations.

Have you thought about the rules you want to establish with your child for setting up accounts and the privacy settings you expect your child to use?  What are your expectations and how will you monitor and mediate your child’s online activities? Not sure where to start? Try these tip sheets, media agreements, and device contracts (translations are located on the FCPS 24-7 Parent View tab).

Enjoy Screens.  Not too much. Mostly Together.

Parents should help kids balance screen time. But parents also play a role in sharing the joy of screens with their kids. Parents can model the use of technology for creation, discovery and connection. Parents can help kids understand and interpret the media the use, when we experience it with them.

Help your child monitor and manage their screen time.

It’s easy to spend hours on a device, especially when it's new.  Use these guidelines and strategies to help your children learn how to monitor and manage their screen time so they will have the ability to find balance when you’re not around.  In the end, remember you are the parent and you make the rules.

Discuss privacy settings and accounts.

Teach your child to protect their personal information and model the use of privacy settings.  Discuss why these settings are important and teach them how to make privacy setting choices for every app and service they use.  This resource can help you get started.  

Give your child action steps.

Discuss potential situations that may arise before they happen and give your child action steps. Do they know what to they can do if cyber bullied, harassed, or if someone sends them something they don’t want to see? Every difficult situation is an opportunity to help prepare them for life beyond your home. These short parent advice videos, which can be filtered by topic and age, can help you identify action steps you can share with your child.  

Teach your child to assess risks and make good choices.

Online communication is public and permanent. Talk with your children regularly and remind them that what they do online can impact future opportunities. Their online reputation can also affect their relationships in the face to face world.

3300 Lees Corner Road Chantilly, VA 20151  | Main Office: 703-904-5100
Attendance: 703-904-5151 | Web | Twitter | Facebook

Falcon Updates 6/21/19

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

August 14th & 16th Computer Distribution

August 21st Computer Distribution

August 21st Falcon Flyover (schedules and lockers)

August 22nd New Student Orientation

August 26th First Day of School

Principals Summer Message

Dear Franklin Families,

What an amazing year we have had at school! It is hard to believe we come to the close of another school year and the excitement of summer. I want to share that I have thoroughly enjoyed the students and watching their learning and growth.

We are having an activity filled week with Science Career Day on Monday, Field Day through our Physical Education classes on Tuesday, Wednesday is yearbook distribution and our seventh and eighth grade picnics and events, and finally tomorrow, our annual talent show.

Remember that dismissal tomorrow is at 11:15 a.m., three hours earlier than usual on this last day of school. We encourage that you share with your children your expectations for dismissal and that we will send students home on their usual routes, whether by bus, kiss and ride, or walking. We cannot accommodate any changes such as riding a different bus. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at school.

So, to everyone, have a delightful summer. For our rising ninth graders, I wish you all of the best as you head to high school, and to our rising eighth graders, we will see you in a couple of months!

Best to all,

Your Principal,

Mrs. Eisenberg

Course Selection Forms

Course selection verification forms were mailed home last week.  All course changes/corrections for the 2019-2020 school year must be made to Tami Stubblefield by June 24th.  Please email TLStubblefie@fcps.edu or return the form received in the US Mail.  If you did not receive a verification form, please call our main office at 703-904-5100.

Parents, for your planning purposes, 7th and 8th grade students will be able to pick up their FCPS computers on the following dates:

August 14th

7th grade students :

(9 am -11:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 16th 

8th grade students

(9 am -11:00 am | last name A-M) & (12:30 pm to 3 pm | last name N to Z)

August 21st 

3 pm - 5 pm (open to both 7th and 8th grade students)

**Please be aware that distributing the computers will take around 15 to 20 minutes.  Students will no only receive the device, charger and case, but will need to setup the device and go through a brief tutorial of expected and appropriate use.**

Families can also have the option of providing their own case, if they wish to not be responsible for potential damages to the FCPS case provided to them at the end of the 19-20 school year.  You can find an approved case option on the 19-20 school supply list.  students should bring the case with them at the time of device pickup.

Families also have the option of providing their student with their own laptop, in place of FCPS device.  If you choose this option the device MUST have the following and you must fill out and turn in this form to the front office:

  • 13" or 15" screen
  • Built in keyboard
  • Running fully functioning operating system (MacOS or Windows 10)

FCPS is also not responsible for any damages, maintenance or installation of software on family purchased device.

Student Services Updates:

Save the Dates:

Our annual Falcon Flyover, where students pick up their schedules and set up lockers, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21st during the day, with the New Student Orientation the following morning of Thursday, August 22nd.   If you have questions, please email Tami Stubblefield at TLStubblefie@fcps.edu

We are looking forward to another fantastic year at Franklin!

2018-19 Updates for Naviance/Family Connection and Student Learning Plan

Naviance Student is the new, mobile accessible experience, and will no longer be named Family Connection. This experience will help students answer the questions that will shape their future. Who am I? What do I want to do in my future? How will I get there? How Will I Succeed? Naviance Student is easy to use with familiar layouts and workflows and, just like Family Connection, it is accessible to both students and parents. Students will continue to access Naviance Student via their FCPS 24-7 learning site and parents can view their student’s account as it is a part of the FCPS 24-7 Learning: Parent View

The Student Learning Plan will be changing its name to align with the Virginia Department of Education and will be referred to as the FCPS Student Academic and Career Plan effective for the 2018-19 school year.  All tasks previously completed within the Student Learning Plan will remain in the student’s Academic and Career Plan which is stored in Naviance Student, formerly known as Family Connection.

For more information, please review the Academic and Career Plan https://www.fcps.edu/academics/graduation-requirements-and-course-planning/student-learning-plan or the Academic and Career Plan website or watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/IiwZMJuyMtY 

Please review letter requiring Parent Verification by July 10, 2019.  The letter can be found by clicking here. 2019-2020 School Supply List

the supply list for the upcoming school year is now available via our school websiteWe are strongly encouraging families to purchase their own laptop case this year and we have a school approved option linked on the supply list.  If you do purchase a case, please bring it with you to laptop pickup.  the date for laptop pick up on August 15th, 16th and 21st.

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY SUMMER AND THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR!

Summer vacation means more free time for students. FCPS wants to help you support your child this summer when they engage in the online world.  If their device is internet-enabled, please consider the following tips and resources:

Educate yourself and your children.

Digital citizenship is learning process and your child will need sustained support from parents and teachers. Visit bit.ly/fairfaxdigcit for a fun and interactive parent-child course that can help your family start conversations about navigating the online world.

Establish rules and expectations.

Have you thought about the rules you want to establish with your child for setting up accounts and the privacy settings you expect your child to use?  What are your expectations and how will you monitor and mediate your child’s online activities? Not sure where to start? Try these tip sheets, media agreements, and device contracts (translations are located on the FCPS 24-7 Parent View tab).

Enjoy Screens.  Not too much. Mostly Together.

Parents should help kids balance screen time. But parents also play a role in sharing the joy of screens with their kids. Parents can model the use of technology for creation, discovery and connection. Parents can help kids understand and interpret the media the use, when we experience it with them.

Help your child monitor and manage their screen time.

It’s easy to spend hours on a device, especially when it's new.  Use these guidelines and strategies to help your children learn how to monitor and manage their screen time so they will have the ability to find balance when you’re not around.  In the end, remember you are the parent and you make the rules.

Discuss privacy settings and accounts.

Teach your child to protect their personal information and model the use of privacy settings.  Discuss why these settings are important and teach them how to make privacy setting choices for every app and service they use.  This resource can help you get started.  

Give your child action steps.

Discuss potential situations that may arise before they happen and give your child action steps. Do they know what to they can do if cyber bullied, harassed, or if someone sends them something they don’t want to see? Every difficult situation is an opportunity to help prepare them for life beyond your home. These short parent advice videos, which can be filtered by topic and age, can help you identify action steps you can share with your child.  

Teach your child to assess risks and make good choices.

Online communication is public and permanent. Talk with your children regularly and remind them that what they do online can impact future opportunities. Their online reputation can also affect their relationships in the face to face world.

3300 Lees Corner Road Chantilly, VA 20151  | Main Office: 703-904-5100
Attendance: 703-904-5151 | Web | Twitter | Facebook

Falcon Updates 6/12/19

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

June 13th Last Day of School (3 hour early release)

August 15th & 16th Computer Distribution

August 21st Computer Distribution

August 21st Falcon Flyover (schedules and lockers)

August 22nd New Student Orientation

August 26th First Day of School

Message From the Principal

Dear Franklin Families,

What an amazing year we have had at school! It is hard to believe we come to the close of another school year and the excitement of summer. I want to share that I have thoroughly enjoyed the students and watching their learning and growth.

We are having an activity filled week with Science Career Day on Monday, Field Day through our Physical Education classes on Tuesday, Wednesday is yearbook distribution and our seventh and eighth grade picnics and events, and finally tomorrow, our annual talent show.

Remember that dismissal tomorrow is at 11:15 a.m., three hours earlier than usual on this last day of school. We encourage that you share with your children your expectations for dismissal and that we will send students home on their usual routes, whether by bus, kiss and ride, or walking. We cannot accommodate any changes such as riding a different bus. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at school.

So, to everyone, have a delightful summer. For our rising ninth graders, I wish you all of the best as you head to high school, and to our rising eighth graders, we will see you in a couple of months!

Best to all,

Your Principal,

Mrs. Eisenberg

After School Program Survey

Below is a link for a quick survey about the Middle School After-School Program. The survey should take no longer than 5-10 minutes to complete. The survey is an important component of the after-school program evaluation and is critical for future funding. The more responses we receive, the more valuable and reliable the data. The responses not only allow us to assess the impact of the after-school program but they help drive program improvement and program quality. This survey has been approved by the FCPS Internal Survey Review Committee.

Over 95% of our students participated in the after-school program this school year, with over 22,000 occurrences of students staying after-school. Thank you for your continued support of the Middle School After-School Program!

All survey responses are due by the last day of school, June 14.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLDCGM2`

PTA BOARD POSITIONS

There will not be a PTA next year if we do not have anyone volunteer for the board!  We have several board positions that need to be filled for next year. Most importantly - President and Treasurer. Holding a position on the PTA board is seriously THE BEST way to know what is going on in middle school!! You don't need to be a veteran PTA volunteer to be on the board......you just need to have a desire to help our school, our staff, and our students!  All parents of rising 8th graders, please consider stepping up! And, EVERYONE, please share our need with parents of rising FMS 7th graders.

Please email us at membership@franklinmiddleschoolpta.org with any questions.  

We thank you for your willingness to get involved!

Student Services Updates:

Save the Dates:

Our annual Falcon Flyover, where students pick up their schedules and set up lockers, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21st during the day, with the New Student Orientation the following morning of Thursday, August 22nd.   If you have questions, please email Tami Stubblefield at TLStubblefie@fcps.edu

We are looking forward to another fantastic year at Franklin!

2018-19 Updates for Naviance/Family Connection and Student Learning Plan

Naviance Student is the new, mobile accessible experience, and will no longer be named Family Connection. This experience will help students answer the questions that will shape their future. Who am I? What do I want to do in my future? How will I get there? How Will I Succeed? Naviance Student is easy to use with familiar layouts and workflows and, just like Family Connection, it is accessible to both students and parents. Students will continue to access Naviance Student via their FCPS 24-7 learning site and parents can view their student’s account as it is a part of the FCPS 24-7 Learning: Parent View

The Student Learning Plan will be changing its name to align with the Virginia Department of Education and will be referred to as the FCPS Student Academic and Career Plan effective for the 2018-19 school year.  All tasks previously completed within the Student Learning Plan will remain in the student’s Academic and Career Plan which is stored in Naviance Student, formerly known as Family Connection.

For more information, please review the Academic and Career Plan https://www.fcps.edu/academics/graduation-requirements-and-course-planning/student-learning-plan or the Academic and Career Plan website or watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/IiwZMJuyMtY 

Please review letter requiring Parent Verification by July 10, 2019.  The letter can be found by clicking here.

HS Credit Course Expunge Process

High school credit courses taken in grades 7 and 8 become part of the student’s high school transcript and are included in the calculation of the high school Grade Point Average (GPA) and weighted as such. Virginia state and FCPS regulations permit parents/guardians of a middle school student who has completed a high school credit course to have that course expunged from the student’s record.  

The request to remove a course from the transcript must be made in writing to the middle or high school that the student will attend the following year and prior to the end of the first nine weeks of the school year.  Here is the link to the form that should be submitted to your child’s school counselor.  If you have questions or concerns regarding this, please contact your child’s school counselor.

Online Geometry Honors – Summer Programs for Rising 9th Graders

Rising 9th grade students who are considering taking online Geometry Honors this summer, please be advised, some high schools have closed their face-to-face Algebra 2 Honors courses. Prior to enrolling in summer school math courses, please consult your child’s high school about how this summer program will affect their courses next year and beyond. 

Course Selection Update

At this time, parents are able to see their student’s course selections in Parent Vue. Please review your child's schedule and contact your school counselor for any questions. Please note that June 25th is the deadline to change course requests for next year. A letter will soon be mailed to your home with a copy of the course selections as well as additional remediation or placement courses with an opportunity for parent opt-out.  Staffing is based on students' course requests and therefore, their course selection requires a firm commitment. Students are recommended for placement in intervention courses based on their academic needs. Please contact your child's subject teachers and school counselor for questions regarding intervention courses. 

Student Intention Forms Moving this summer?  If your family plans include relocation, please notify us by completing the Intention Form and send it to our Registrar, Teresa Wyne TWyne@fcps.edu at your earliest convenience.

Please continue to check the FMS website for updates over the summer on student supply lists, and important upcoming dates for our Rising 7th Graders!

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Falcon Updates 6/7/19

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

June 10th Science Career Day

June 12th 7th and 8th grade picnic - 

(students should bring reusable water bottle)

June 13th Last Day of School (3 hour early release)

Events for Next Week

Monday, June 10th – Science Career Day

Local presenters, whose careers are highlighted with scientific roots, will present to our 7th and 8th grade students during science classes throughout the day.

Tuesday, June 11th – Jannine’s Field Day

During student PE periods, 7th and 8th graders will engage in competitive and cooperative games to include ninja warrior and sponge relays. Our amazing PE staff has organized fun and challenging activities in the spirit of Jannine Parisi. Students should be dressed and prepared for activity:

  • Athletic wear that meets dress code
  • Sneakers
  • Sunscreen (provided by parents)
  • Reusable water bottle

Wednesday, June 12th – 7th Grade Yearbook Picnic & 8th Grade Event

The PTA and FMS have partnered to host end-of-the-year celebrations for both grade levels. All students will receive the yearbooks they purchased on this day. Seventh graders will enjoy some ice cream, the opportunity to be active, and time to sign each other’s yearbooks. Eighth graders will have food and drinks, outdoor activities, and a DJ dance party for their finale event.

Eighth grade students should come prepared for activity

  • Athletic shirts and shorts for water activities and field games
  • Sunscreen (provided by home)
  • Reusable water bottles

Thursday, June 13th (3-hour early release) – Franklin’s Got Talent

Mrs. Molle and the Afterschool Program have selected some of Franklin’s finest to perform their acts in front of the student body. It’s a fun way to cap off a fantastic school year.

FCPSOn Laptop Collection

This week we collected FCPSOn computer equipment.  Thank you to our students for a wonderful and smooth collection this week.  Also, thank you to our community for supporting us with this process and your understanding as we collected over 1,000 computers, charger and cases. 

 If you received an email from us, then unfortunately, that means your child has an item (charger, computer or case) that either needs to be turned in or  payment needs to be made for the item. Students are welcome to bring payment or their lost item in during their next PE class or Mr. Poumade's office in the library during the school day. Please provide the exact amount for reimbursement.

Payment is due before our 7th grade picnic/8th grade event on Wednesday, June 12th. Any outstanding charges may impact your child’s participation in our year-end events and the charges will carry over into the following school year.

 

Thank you and have a wonderful weekend!

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REGARDING NEXT WEEK’S END OF YEAR ACTIVITIES

 

END OF YEAR CELEBRATIONS

Our end of year celebrations are next week and we still have several open volunteer positions for both parties.  Please consider volunteering.  This event is completely for our students!  We also want to remind parents that in an effort to be eco-friendly, we are asking ALL 7th and 8th graders to bring a reusable bottle filled with water on June 12th.  We will be able to refill bottles as needed, but prefer to start out with a full bottle.  All of the kids that bring a full reusable water bottle will be given a treat at the beginning of the party!  To volunteer, please see the sign-ups below:

7TH GRADE END OF YEAR PARTY VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP

8TH GRADE END OF YEAR PARTY VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP

Please make sure your eighth grade students adhere to the following:

  • Athletic shirts and shorts for water activities and field games
  • Sunscreen (provided by home)
  • Reusable water bottles

BASKIN ROBBINS

We are so grateful to all who made the Baskin Robbins fundraiser on Wednesday night a huge success!  A special thanks to Wassim Ghali, his wife and staff for their generous support.  Big shout outs to our fabulous guest scoopers and of course, our Franklin community for joining us!

PTA MEETING

Next week is our final PTA meeting for the year.  It will be held in the library at 9:30 am on Tuesday, June 11th.  We hope to see many of you there!

 

PTA BOARD POSITIONS

There will not be a PTA next year if we do not have anyone volunteer for the board!  We have several board positions that need to be filled for next year. Most importantly - President and Treasurer. Holding a position on the PTA board is seriously THE BEST way to know what is going on in middle school!! You don't need to be a veteran PTA volunteer to be on the board......you just need to have a desire to help our school, our staff, and our students!  All parents of rising 8th graders, please consider stepping up! And, EVERYONE, please share our need with parents of rising FMS 7th graders.

Please email us at membership@franklinmiddleschoolpta.org with any questions.  

We thank you for your willingness to get involved!

  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY WEEKEND BEFORE THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL! Library Books Due

All books are now due back to the library.  Thank you to everyone who has returned books. 

Please help your students remember to return their books to the library if they have not already done so.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Ruffle at sruffle@fcps.edu or have your students come to the library to check the status of their library accounts.

Students checked out over 8,000 books this school year!  Thank you and we hope everyone enjoys the summer with even more time to read and relax.

FCPS Energy Zone Student Services Updates:

Save the Dates:

Our annual Falcon Flyover, where students pick up their schedules and set up lockers, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21st during the day, with the New Student Orientation the following morning of Thursday, August 22nd.   If you have questions, please email Tami Stubblefield at TLStubblefie@fcps.edu

We are looking forward to another fantastic year at Franklin!

2018-19 Updates for Naviance/Family Connection and Student Learning Plan

Naviance Student is the new, mobile accessible experience, and will no longer be named Family Connection. This experience will help students answer the questions that will shape their future. Who am I? What do I want to do in my future? How will I get there? How Will I Succeed? Naviance Student is easy to use with familiar layouts and workflows and, just like Family Connection, it is accessible to both students and parents. Students will continue to access Naviance Student via their FCPS 24-7 learning site and parents can view their student’s account as it is a part of the FCPS 24-7 Learning: Parent View

The Student Learning Plan will be changing its name to align with the Virginia Department of Education and will be referred to as the FCPS Student Academic and Career Plan effective for the 2018-19 school year.  All tasks previously completed within the Student Learning Plan will remain in the student’s Academic and Career Plan which is stored in Naviance Student, formerly known as Family Connection.

For more information, please review the Academic and Career Plan https://www.fcps.edu/academics/graduation-requirements-and-course-planning/student-learning-plan or the Academic and Career Plan website or watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/IiwZMJuyMtY 

Please review letter requiring Parent Verification by July 10, 2019.  The letter can be found by clicking here.

HS Credit Course Expunge Process

High school credit courses taken in grades 7 and 8 become part of the student’s high school transcript and are included in the calculation of the high school Grade Point Average (GPA) and weighted as such. Virginia state and FCPS regulations permit parents/guardians of a middle school student who has completed a high school credit course to have that course expunged from the student’s record.  

The request to remove a course from the transcript must be made in writing to the middle or high school that the student will attend the following year and prior to the end of the first nine weeks of the school year.  Here is the link to the form that should be submitted to your child’s school counselor.  If you have questions or concerns regarding this, please contact your child’s school counselor.

Online Geometry Honors – Summer Programs for Rising 9th Graders

Rising 9th grade students who are considering taking online Geometry Honors this summer, please be advised, some high schools have closed their face-to-face Algebra 2 Honors courses. Prior to enrolling in summer school math courses, please consult your child’s high school about how this summer program will affect their courses next year and beyond. 

Course Selection Update

At this time, parents are able to see their student’s course selections in Parent Vue. Please review your child's schedule and contact your school counselor for any questions. Please note that June 25th is the deadline to change course requests for next year. A letter will soon be mailed to your home with a copy of the course selections as well as additional remediation or placement courses with an opportunity for parent opt-out.  Staffing is based on students' course requests and therefore, their course selection requires a firm commitment. Students are recommended for placement in intervention courses based on their academic needs. Please contact your child's subject teachers and school counselor for questions regarding intervention courses. 

Student Intention Forms Moving this summer?  If your family plans include relocation, please notify us by completing the Intention Form and send it to our Registrar, Teresa Wyne TWyne@fcps.edu at your earliest convenience.

Please continue to check the FMS website for updates over the summer on student supply lists, and important upcoming dates for our Rising 7th Graders!

Reminder About Student Medications

The school health room is reminding parents and guardians that all medication stored in the health room must be picked up no later than the student dismissal time on the last day of school. Medication left in the health room after that time will be discarded. It is school policy that medications must be picked up by the parent or guardian. Medication cannot be sent home with your student. However, with parent or guardian permission, a high school student may transport over-the-counter medications to and from the school health room.

Medication authorization forms for next school year may be obtained from the school or online at https://www.fcps.edu/resources/student-safety-and-wellness/school-health-services . A medication authorization form is required for any medication, prescription or over-the-counter, to be kept at school. Please be sure medication orders are clear. All information on the form must be completed. Part I must be signed and dated by the parent or guardian. Part II must be signed and dated by your physician. Over-the-counter medication given for headache, muscle pain, orthodontic pain, or menstrual cramps and antibiotic or anti-viral medication do not need a physician signature. More detailed information is available on the back of the medication authorization form.

Over-the-counter medication must be in the original container and clearly labeled by the parent or guardian. All prescription medication, including physician’s samples, must be labeled by the pharmacist or physician. Please make sure that the label clearly states your student’s name, the name of the medication, the dosage of the medication, and the time interval for administration.

If your child will be enrolled in a summer program sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools, your existing long-term medication authorization form(s) may be used for the summer program. Please let the health room know if you would like a copy of the form(s).

Your cooperation will ensure that we can safely give your student his or her medication. If you have any questions, please contact your school health room aide Mrs. Donna McAllister, at (703)904-5110, or your school public health nurse, Phoebe Zuo, RN, PHN II, at xzuo@fcps.edu 

Thank you for your cooperation and have a good summer!

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💻 Computer Collection & 🎼 Band Concert Date Change

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

June 4th -6th FCPSOn Student Computer Collection

June 10th Science Career Day

June 12th 7th and 8th grade picnic - 

(students should bring reusable water bottle)

June 13th Last Day of School (3 hour early release)

FCPSOn Laptop Collection Starts Tomorrow

 We will be collecting the FCPSOn student laptops from June 4-6 during student Health and Physical Education classes.  Students will need to have all items with them at the time of computer collection (laptop computer, charger cable and carrying case).

Please be aware that if items are damaged and repairable, they will be repaired by FCPS, except for the carrying case.  

Carrying Case Damage:

  • Ripped/hole in case
  • Torn/handle not usable
  • Missing or damaged zipper
  • Stained or defaced

If items are lost the following fees will need to be paid by check payable to Franklin Middle School for the exact amount; memo: FCPSOn/Student Name:

Equipment

Cost

Computer

$355

Charger cable

$38

Computer Carrying Case

$12

Mifi wireless device (if applicable)

$140

Please take inventory of your child’s FCPSOn equipment and make sure they have all items ready to turn in this week. Payment for lost or damaged items can be made on the June 4-6 collection dates. Thank you.

Band Concert Change

Due to the Eid holiday and Chantilly High School’s graduation, the band concert scheduled for Tuesday June 4, has been rescheduled for Thursday June 6 at 7:00pm in the Franklin Middle School Gym. 

The music concert schedule this week:

  • Orchestra performing on Wednesday June 5 at 7:00pm in the gym,
  • Chorus on Thursday June 6 at 7:00pm in the cafeteria 
  • Band performing on Thursday June 6 at 7:00pm in the gym. 
We look forward to seeing you at our performances this week.

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Falcon Updates 5/31/19

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FMS Important Announcements Upcoming Events

June 3rd -7th FCPSOn Student Computer Collection

June 10th Science Career Day

June 12th 7th and 8th grade picnic - 

(students should bring reusable water bottle)

June 14th Last Day of School (3 hour early release)

FCPSOn Laptop Collection June 4-6

The 2018-2019 school year is coming to a close and the FCPSOn laptops need to be returned, re-imaged and updated to prepare for next year.  We will be collecting the FCPSOn student laptops from June 4-6 during student Health and Physical Education classes.  Students will need to have all items with them at the time of computer collection (laptop computer, charger cable and carrying case).

Please be aware that if items are damaged and repairable, they will be repaired by FCPS, except for the carrying case.  

Carrying Case Damage:

  • Ripped/hole in case
  • Torn/handle not usable
  • Missing or damaged zipper
  • Stained or defaced

If items are lost the following fees will need to be paid by check payable to Franklin Middle School for the exact amount; memo: FCPSOn/Student Name:

Equipment

Cost

Computer

$355

Charger cable

$38

Computer Carrying Case

$12

Mifi wireless device (if applicable)

$140

Please take inventory of your child’s FCPSOn equipment. Payment for lost or damaged items can be made on or before the June 4-6 collection dates. Thank you.

Library Books Due

All books are due back to the library today, May 31, 2019.  Please help your students remember to return their books to the library.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Ruffle at sruffle@fcps.edu or have your students come to the library to check the status of their library accounts.

Students checked out over 8,000 books this school year!  Thank you and we hope everyone enjoys the summer with even more time to read and relax.

Student Spotlight: 

ESOL students share their capstone projects and connects to Portrait of a Graduate Skills as they reflect on their learning over the course of the school year.

My School Bucks

Please remember to pay your student fees by June 1.  All accounts can be accessed through My School Bucks, https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/login/getmain?requestAction=home.

END OF YEAR CELEBRATIONS

With the end of the year approaching, we are asking parents to volunteer!  We also want to remind parents that in an effort to be eco-friendly, we are asking ALL 7th and 8th graders to bring a reusable bottle filled with water on June 12th.  We will be able to refill bottles as needed, but prefer to start out with a full bottle.  All of the kids that bring a full reusable water bottle will be given a treat at the beginning of the party!  To volunteer, please see the sign-ups below:

7TH GRADE END OF YEAR PARTY VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP

 

8TH GRADE END OF YEAR PARTY VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP

 

DINING EVENT

Our last dining event of the school year will be at Baskin Robbins in Franklin Farm Shopping Center on Wednesday, June 5th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  There is no need to mention that we are there to support Franklin as they will generously donate 15% of all sales back to FMS!  We will also have a raffle for a Baskin Robbins ice cream cake and other surprises.   Please see the flyer below.  We hope to see many of you there!

8th GRADE DANCE

The 8th grade dance is tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  It is a formal dance with a tropical theme.  If you would like to volunteer and/or donate food, please see the sign-up below:

8th GRADE DANCE VOLUNTEER/FOOD DONATION SIGN-UP

 

PTA BOARD POSITIONS

PTA can't exist without YOU! We have several board positions that need to be filled for next year. Most importantly - President and Treasurer. Holding a position on the PTA board is seriously THE BEST way to know what is going on in middle school!! You don't need to be a veteran PTA volunteer to be on the board......you just need to have a desire to help our school, our staff, and our children!  All parents of rising 8th graders, please consider stepping up! And, EVERYONE, please share our need with parents of rising FMS 7th graders.

Please email us at membership@franklinmiddleschoolpta.org with any questions.  

We thank you for your willingness to get involved!

  HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY  WEEKEND! Reminder About Student Medications

The school health room is reminding parents and guardians that all medication stored in the health room must be picked up no later than the student dismissal time on the last day of school. Medication left in the health room after that time will be discarded. It is school policy that medications must be picked up by the parent or guardian. Medication cannot be sent home with your student. However, with parent or guardian permission, a high school student may transport over-the-counter medications to and from the school health room.

Medication authorization forms for next school year may be obtained from the school or online at https://www.fcps.edu/resources/student-safety-and-wellness/school-health-services . A medication authorization form is required for any medication, prescription or over-the-counter, to be kept at school. Please be sure medication orders are clear. All information on the form must be completed. Part I must be signed and dated by the parent or guardian. Part II must be signed and dated by your physician. Over-the-counter medication given for headache, muscle pain, orthodontic pain, or menstrual cramps and antibiotic or anti-viral medication do not need a physician signature. More detailed information is available on the back of the medication authorization form.

Over-the-counter medication must be in the original container and clearly labeled by the parent or guardian. All prescription medication, including physician’s samples, must be labeled by the pharmacist or physician. Please make sure that the label clearly states your student’s name, the name of the medication, the dosage of the medication, and the time interval for administration.

If your child will be enrolled in a summer program sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools, your existing long-term medication authorization form(s) may be used for the summer program. Please let the health room know if you would like a copy of the form(s).

Your cooperation will ensure that we can safely give your student his or her medication. If you have any questions, please contact your school health room aide Mrs. Donna McAllister, at (703)904-5110, or your school public health nurse, Phoebe Zuo, RN, PHN II, at xzuo@fcps.edu 

Thank you for your cooperation and have a good summer!

Student Services Updates:

Save the Dates:

Our annual Falcon Flyover, where students pick up their schedules and set up lockers, is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21st during the day, with the New Student Orientation the following morning of Thursday, August 22nd.   If you have questions, please email Tami Stubblefield at TLStubblefie@fcps.edu

We are looking forward to another fantastic year at Franklin!

 

2018-19 Updates for Naviance/Family Connection and Student Learning Plan

Naviance Student is the new, mobile accessible experience, and will no longer be named Family Connection. This experience will help students answer the questions that will shape their future. Who am I? What do I want to do in my future? How will I get there? How Will I Succeed? Naviance Student is easy to use with familiar layouts and workflows and, just like Family Connection, it is accessible to both students and parents. Students will continue to access Naviance Student via their FCPS 24-7 learning site and parents can view their student’s account as it is a part of the FCPS 24-7 Learning: Parent View

The Student Learning Plan will be changing its name to align with the Virginia Department of Education and will be referred to as the FCPS Student Academic and Career Plan effective for the 2018-19 school year.  All tasks previously completed within the Student Learning Plan will remain in the student’s Academic and Career Plan which is stored in Naviance Student, formerly known as Family Connection.

For more information, please review the Academic and Career Plan https://www.fcps.edu/academics/graduation-requirements-and-course-planning/student-learning-plan or the Academic and Career Plan website or watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/IiwZMJuyMtY 

Please review letter requiring Parent Verification by July 10, 2019.  The letter can be found by clicking here. Interested in cheerleading?

Calling any rising Oakton High School freshman interested in Cheerleading. Come to the interest meeting on June 5th at 6:30pm at Oakton High School Room 174. Come hear about a great way to be involved at Oakton! Parents and rising freshman are invited. 

Is your rising high school student interested in participating in a HS sport?  If so, a VHSL Physical Form is required.

While you are welcome to obtain a physical from your physician, the FCPS Athletic programs also support you in completing this task.  The Chantilly High School Athletic Training Program will be completing physicals on June 5th .  Physicals are $50 and by appointment only. Click to Pre-register as a student!

Click to print off VHSL Physical Form

For more information regarding the Chantilly High School Sports Physicals and the Athletic Training Program, please visit https://chantillysports.org/main/teamheadline/id/155/headlineid/49223204  or contact the Chantilly High School Head Athletic Trainer, Katelyn Bishop, at KABishop@fcps.edu.

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