Photo Gallery 2013-14

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September

Cameron Elementary School students wait with their new classmates for the first day of the 2013-14 school year to begin.

 

Patrols lead students to their classrooms on the first day of school at Hunt Valley Elementary School.

Classmates at Canterbury Woods Elementary School take time to make new friends on the first day of the 2013-14 school year.

 

Kindergarten students were invited to try out the musical instruments at Annandale Terrace Elementary School during an open house.

Hutchison Elementary School teachers welcomed kindergarten students to their new school.

 

 

Students at Belle View Elementary School came prepared with supplies on the first day of school.

 

Virginia Run Elementary School faculty and staff members greeted students at their homes during a welcome walk.

 

 

Students arrive at Lemon Road Elementary School with big smiles on the first day of the 2013-14 school year.

 

Union Mill Elementary School students arrive at school on the first day of the 2013-14 school year.

 

 

Students welcome new principal Anthony Terrell to Rocky Run Middle School.

 

Students arrive for the first day of school at Washington Mill Elementary School.

 

 

 

Teachers help students find their classrooms on the first day of school at Key Center.

On U.S. Constitution Day, Deer Park Elementary School students were greeted by messengers in three-cornered hats bearing copies of the Preamble of the Constitution.

 

Marshall High School students are all smiles on the first day of school.

 

At Poe Middle School, students took time to write down their goals for the year, then shared them with classmates.

 

 

Hybla Valley Elementary School students receive a sticker with their bus number to help make the trip home smoother.

 

Students bike and walk to school at Westbriar Elementary School with some traffic help from a staff member.

 

 

Parklawn Elementary School patrols help their schoolmates board the correct bus at the end of the day.

 

October

Safety patrols at Fox Mill Elementary School prepare to raise the U.S. and state flags at the start of a new school day.

 

 

Sandburg Middle School students have created a learning culture with ambitious expectations and a compelling approach to success for curriculum, instruction, and assessment by using AVID strategies.

First grade music students at Fort Hunt Elementary School met John Philip Sousa to learn about his life as an American composer, conductor, musician, and inventor.

 

 

 

Students and staff members at Key Middle School participate in the Virginia Wellness pacer test.

Sixth grade students at Deer Park Elementary School made anti-bullying posters in art class based on the song “Brave,” by Sara Bareilles.

 

Churchill Road Elementary School first grade students are excited to find items on their environmental scavenger hunt list.

Freshmen at Herndon High School work on their class float, Finding Nemo, for the school's homecoming parade.

 

 

Deer Park Elementary School students walked and biked to school on International Walk to School Day.

Union Mill Elementary School students from Jacqueline Toth’s kindergarten class brought their favorite stuffed animals to school for a teddy bear picnic.

 

Tutors at the Robinson Secondary School Writing Center worked with students on assignments ranging from college essay drafts to a literary analysis of The House on Mango Street. They plan to participate in a regional writing center conference Oct. 11.

Cooper Middle School journalism students had the opportunity to tour the C-SPAN bus where they received a journalism lesson, learned about C-SPAN resources, and interviewed Del. Barbara Comstock..

 

Sixth grade students at Washington Mill Elementary School participate in a Socratic Seminar outdoors.

Second and third grade students at Annandale Terrace Elementary School enjoyed a Magical Math Day with magician Brian Curry, who made learning math concepts fun during a PTA-sponsored assembly.

 

Fifth grade students at Eagle View Elementary School enjoy art class outdoors on a nice fall day.

 

Students in Erica Broome’s second grade class at Hybla Valley Elementary School work on an even and odd number sort during math centers.

 

 

Poe Middle School students make predictions about the mass of different phases of matter, using the triple beam balance to measure the mass, collect data, compare, and discuss their measurements.

 

One of the three new baby goats at Cameron Elementary School is held by one of its student caretakers.

 

The Robinson Secondary School boys cross country team won the team title at the Disney Classic and celebrated with a trip to Disney World while in Florida.

Lake Anne Elementary School students are "shading out drugs" as part of the observance of Red Ribbon Week when students take a stand against drugs.

 

Waynewood Elementary School first grade students celebrated Pirate Day and practiced their (treasure) map-making skills.

 

As part of National School Bus Safety Week, safety patrols at Virginia Run Elementary school presented each bus driver with a rose and thanked them for transporting students safely to and from school.

 

Students from Lorton Station Elementary School designed and painted the outdoor book sculpture at the Lorton Library.

Seventh grade science students at Herndon Middle School visited Lake Fairfax to use their lab equipment in the field during a Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience field trip while discovering how certain factors affect the environment.

 

November

 

First grade students at Franconia Elementary School share the results of their annual project of creating a pumpkin to represent a book character.

 

Joseph Plummer from the Three Birds Foundation visited the Westlawn Elementary School Family Science Night to teach students about the different types of renewable energy with his solar energy workshop.

At Irving Middle School, parent volunteers check in registered eighth grade voters during a civics class mock election.

 

Members of the Capitals team at Rocky Run Middle School participate in teambuilding activities at the Edge, operated by George Mason University.

Sixth grade students at Poe Middle School learned about compounds and created an H2O molecule using clay.

 

This fifth grade student from Springfield Estates Elementary School got a close up look at a worm during a trip to the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum.

Third grade students at Washington Mill Elementary School perform a Hebrew song and dance in music class.

 

As part of a school wide community service initiative, Churchill Road Elementary School first grade students helped make more than 2,500 sandwiches for Martha's Table in Washington, D.C., an organization that provides services to the homeless.

Members of the Marshall Road Elementary School green team work in the school garden.

 

 

Churchill Road Elementary School students plant crocus bulbs in the school’s front gardens under the direction of eco-educator Debra Maes.

 

Kindergarten students and fifth grade buddies at Halley Elementary School team up to read books and practice math skills.

 

 

Fairhill Elementary School students show their school spirit by dressing in school colors on green and white spirit day.

Second and third grade students at Waples Mill Elementary School donated gently used backpacks, socks, stuffed animals, and new school supplies for children who live in Ghana.

 

 

Third grade students from Jane Brill’s class at Oakton Elementary School took life-sized balloons outdoors to learn about science.

Hybla Valley Elementary School students enjoyed the beauty of fall during a field trip to Green Spring Gardens in Annandale.

 

 

Rocky Run Middle School Model UN Club members won six of 10 gavels given out at the Greater Washington Conference on International Affairs; delegates win gavels for presenting their points most succinctly in committee.

U.S. government students from Robinson Secondary School enjoy the terrace of the Newseum, overlooking the U.S. Capitol, during a field trip to Washington, D.C.

 

Hughes Middle School AVID students visit James Madison University to experience a day in the life of a college student.

Twain Middle School students created turkey centerpieces for Thanksgiving for the residents of Sunrise Senior Living in Springfield.

   
     
     
     

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