Photo Gallery 2014 - 15

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September

Students and their families in the Annandale High School Pyramid learned about community resources, got ready for school with new supplies, and enjoyed treats from sponsors.

 

This former Carson Middle School student designed and created a mural that reflects the tenets of Portrait of a Graduate.

Members of the class of 2015 at Edison High School get ready for the 2014-15 school year by making their mark on the school rock.

 

Students at Sunrise Valley Elementary School are greeted by the school mascot on the first day of school.

Middle school students at Robinson Secondary School get acclimated to the locker situation with classmates.

 

Fourth grade students help deliver supplies to classrooms on the first day of school at Westgate Elementary School.

New patrols are on duty as buses arrive for the first day of school at Deer Park Elementary School.

 

Centreville Elementary School students walk in a line to their new classroom on the first day of the 2014-15 school year.

Students at Rocky Run Middle School compare their schedules for the 2014-15 school year at the back-to-school fair.

 

 

Students got a sneak peek at the learning spaces during an open house at the new Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences.

 

Mount Eagle Elementary School students wait for the school doors to open on the first day of the 2014-15 school year.

Eagle View Elementary School students participated in the annual Chalk4Peace event, expressing what peace means to them in art form.

 

Students were able to meet their new teachers at the Haycock Elementary School open house.

Students are escorted into school by safety patrols on the first day of school at Union Mill Elementary School.

 

Parents escorted their children to the first day of school at Washington Mill Elementary School.

Kindergarten students wait to be escorted to their classroom on the first day of school at Poplar Tree Elementary School.

 

Students in Jeff Cooper’s social studies class at Herndon High School created an assembly line to distribute textbooks on the first day of school.

Principal Greg Brotemarkle greets students in the cafeteria at Terra Centre Elementary School on the first day of the 2014-15 school year.

 

Teachers and students work together on the first day of school at the new Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences.

 

At Sandburg Middle School, students catch up with old friends and make new friends on the first day of the 2014-15 school year.

 

 

October

Patrols are on duty as students get off their buses on the first day of school at White Oaks Elementary School.

 

 

Poe Middle School sixth grade students set their goals for the year and post them for their classmates to see.

Timber Lane Elementary School students in Lisa Starling's class showed their school spirit on Crazy Hat day.

 

Sophomores at Oakton High School created life-sized “portraits of a 10th grader,” using the sophomore essential skills adapted from the FCPS Portrait of a Graduate.

 

 

School based technology specialist Brian Herberger shows Kilmer Middle School students how the new 3D printer works.

 

Rocky Run Middle School students show their school spirit on the first Spirit Day of the school year.

First grade students at Churchill Road Elementary school go on a nature scavenger hunt to identify and catalog native plants on the school grounds.

 

Kay Chodoronek’s sixth grade class at Virginia Run Elementary school measured the dimensions of the Mayflower, then discussed how many people could fit on the ship, what supplies it would have carried, and how long the journey took.

Members of the Herndon High School band visited nearby Clearview Elementary School to put on a special performance for the younger students.

 

Students and parents sign up for band during back to school night at Hybla Valley Elementary School.

Students at Kent Gardens Elementary School held a pep rally to reinforce the new school guidelines for behavior with each grade level performing a chant, rap, or cheer.

 

 

At Vienna Elementary School, the annual celebration of Grandparents Day invites grandparents to visit their grandchildren in their classrooms.

Rocky Run Middle School seventh grade students prepare for a week of studying the westward expansion of the U.S., discovering life on the plains in a sod house, traveling to the Pacific on the transcontinental railroad, and participating in a cattle drive while meeting up with buffalo and General George A. Custer.

 

Herndon High School Future Business Leaders of America, along with members of the school’s JROTC, collected food donations for Hornets for Hunger, a community service project.

Two benches near the playground areas at Deer Park Elementary School have been designated as inclusion benches to help find partners for students who want to play. Efforts such as this are being used to create community within classrooms and in the school.

 

 

The EVTV news crew gets ready to broadcast the morning news at Eagle View Elementary School.

Principal Andy Camarda and Lemon Road Elementary School first grade students do their part to save the Chesapeake Bay by collecting acorns to send to the Potomac Conservancy for planting along the Potomac watershed in an effort to grow oak trees and prevent erosion.

 

Students prepare an egg drop experiment during the after-school Science Club at Whitman Middle School.

Seventh grade science students at Hughes Middle School took a walking field trip to the watershed behind South Lakes High School to study the stream chemistry and perform experiments on the health of the watershed.

 

Third grade students enjoy their library time at Annandale Terrace Elementary School.

Hutchison Elementary School kindergarten students in Jennifer Tetz’s class observe ants and their habitat at the start of a science investigation unit.

 

The Herndon High School Navy JROTC raised a replica of the 1814 Star Spangled Banner of Fort McHenry in Baltimore.

 

 

 

 

November

 

Students at Terra Centre Elementary School harvested hundreds of pounds of produce, including okra, corn, peppers, squash, and pumpkins, that will be used to learn about life in Colonial America and food preservation, and become part of school lunches.

 

 

Fourth grade students at Washington Mill Elementary School designed and built a trap to catch a cane toad during an engineering unit about invasive species.

Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul visited Laurel Ridge Elementary School to kick off an anti-bullying campaign to promote kindness, discourage bullying behaviors, and create a compassionate and tolerant school community.

 

Hughes Middle School students post positive notes on lockers to promote anti-bullying and acts of kindness.

First grade students at Virginia Run Elementary School, armed with clipboards, took a nature walk and noted the plants and flowers they found, the different stages of plant growth, the weather, and soil condition.

 

Fifth and sixth grade students at Fort Hunt Elementary School enjoyed a visit from author Shannon Hale, who involved the students in creating their own super hero stories.

At Daniels Run Elementary School, students and staff members honor members of their family who serve or have served in the military by filling out a star and adding it to a Veterans Day banner.

 

Teams of students at Churchill Road Elementary School man the composting, recycling, and upcycling table in the cafeteria to help students put their lunch waste in the appropriate bin.

Fourth grade students at Woodlawn Elementary School made giant cookies in the shape of Virginia, then decorated them to show the regions, mountains, valleys, and rivers.

 

Students at Rocky Run Middle School monitor their water quality tests during their Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience.

Wakefield Forest Elementary School students participated in an after-school fall clean-up.

 

Students (and the principal) at Hughes Middle School wore mismatched and crazy socks to Sock it to Drugs during Red Ribbon Week.

Students dressed in costumes, played Colonial games, made candles out of beeswax, and necklaces out of buffalo sinew during Colonial Day at Centreville Elementary School.

 

Riverside Elementary School second grade students enjoy a trip to Huntley Meadows where they learned about the Eastern Woodlands, Native Americans, and animals.

Students at Beech Tree Elementary School enjoy doing experiments provided by the Children’s Science Center’s Mobile Lab.

 

Students in the Head Start preschool and Early Childhood Careers classes at Robinson Secondary School enjoyed a field trip to the Burke Nursery pumpkin patch.

Orchestra students at South County Middle School united to wear orange to bring awareness to Bullying Prevention Week.

 

Seventh grade students at Sandburg Middle School learn how to draw a realistic self-portrait and understand the proportions of the human face; they are using a collage and other media techniques to create a background expressing their individual personality.

Churchill Road Elementary School second and fifth grade students make sandwiches for Martha's Table, an organization that helps feed the homeless in Washington, D.C.

   

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