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PTA Pledge & Membership

Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:52

Oak Hill Parents, please take advantage of completing your 2014-2015 PTA pledge. As a reminder, in lieu of fundraising we ask all parents to PLEDGE to the PTA and we PROMISE not to fundraise. With your pledge this year we are offering some new incentives: $10 discount and other benefits on specified classes and programs, Free Printed Directory and Directory App, Free Family Admission to the NEW Family Dance/Karaoke event, 2 tickets to EITHER the October Fall Festival OR Oak Hill/Lees Corner Basketball game in March. NOTE:  Once you pledge, hold onto your ORDER ID in your confirmation email as this will allow you the discount for the after school activities. If you have any questions on the membership please contact Sally Burns or Michelle Doucette.  CLICK on the Online Payments button NOW and JOIN!

 

Volunteer Requests

Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:42

Please volunteer to support the school and PTA throughout the school year. There are many ways to volunteer (in the classroom, at the school, from home, etc).

Please Volunteer TODAY: Click to view our Google Docs Volunteer Form.

   

PTA Directory

Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:45

The Oak Hill PTA is pleased to announce that this year we will be partnering again with A to Z Directories to compile our school directory. As part of your Oak Hill PTA membership, you will receive
access to an Oak Hill directory mobile app as well as a hard copy directory for 2014-15. You will quickly find out the directory is a great tool for on-the-go parents to keep up with planning children’s activities and play dates. 

New families may go online to http://schooldirectoryupdate.com/desktop/login.php and select “Join as a New Family” to Oak Hill Elementary. 

Families with children currently enrolled at Oak Hill, please look for more information in the Wolf Pack and Wolf News to verify your information in preparation for the 2014-2015 release. Please add This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to your safe sender email list. We will be communicating more information through the new directory system. For questions contact the Directory Coordinator, Ryan Laughton at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

FCPS Calendar Changes

Friday, 15 August 2014 23:43

Revisions to the master calendar for FCPS were approved by the Fairfax County School Board at its business meeting on July 24. The calendar differs from the previous years in the following ways:

Added four strategic planning days for teachers on September 29, February 2, March 16, and April 6. The strategic planning days will be student holidays.
Two hour early release on the last day of the quarter and the day before Thanksgiving break and winter break. Students will be released two hours early on the last day of school instead of attending school for two hours and then being dismissed.   A two week-long winter break.

In total, the revised 2014-15 school year calendar includes seven teacher workdays to offer teachers time for staff meetings and professional development, as well as three teacher staff development days, four strategic planning days, and six days with a two-hour early release for teacher directed time.

The length of the school year remains the same, but the number of days for students has been reduced from 183 days to 180 days. By eliminating the shortened Monday schedule for elementary schools, FCPS was able to make changes to the calendar that comply with state accreditation for 990 hours of instruction. The change to 990 instructional hours also eliminates the need to make up inclement weather days at the end of the school year if fewer than 13 days are missed.

The FCPS calendar can be viewed online at http://www.fcps.edu/about/14-15cal.shtml.

   

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