Perseverance/School Psychologists

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Next week we will learn about perseverance. We will teach the students that perseverance is when you complete what you start despite obstacles. You never give up. Perseverance is a characteristic that identifies an individual’s ability to spend long periods of time devoted to a single goal or set of goals. Those who persevere are able to set goals for themselves and then take active steps toward those goals.

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

-Martin Luther King Jr.

Did you know that there is a School Psychologist assigned to EVERY school in FCPS?  Marshall Road is fortunate to have two psychologists, Sarah Akers and Dr. Cara Gottheim.  FCPS School Psychologists are working hard to make a positive impact on the academic and social-emotional development of all FCPS students through the provision of mental health services that build resiliency, life competencies and good citizenship. Please follow them on Twitter @FCPSpsychs to find out more about how they impact students’ lives every day!

WJLA-TV (ABC 7) plans to air our Kindness PBL tonight at 5:45 pm.  Fingers crossed that our Roadrunner make the news tonight!

Enjoy your long weekend.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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MRES on the ABC Local News Tonight

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

We have received word that our Kindness PBL will air tonight on WJLA-TV (ABC 7) and WJLA 24/7.  Please be sure to tune in during their Spotlight on Education segment at 5:45 pm to see how Marshall Road showed kindness throughout our community.

Sincerely,

Jennifer Heiges

Principal

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Prudence

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

We hope everyone has had a nice week back from vacation. Thank you for watching the alerts as the weather will continue to throw us for loops throughout this winter!

Next week our Roadrunners will learn about PRUDENCE in the Positivity Project. When you plan for the future and achieve your goals by making careful everyday choices, you have prudence. Prudence is the ability to do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.

“Forethought and prudence are the proper qualities of a leader."  Publius Cornelius Tacitus

The new year is a great time for some MRES reminders:

  • Please strive to have your children arrive at school on time. We have noticed an increase in unexcused tardies. Students miss an important part of their school day when they arrive to their classrooms late. 
  • Please do not drop your child off before 9:00 a.m.
  • Safety during arrival and dismissal continues to be a priority and concern. Please follow the below to assure the safety of all our students.
    • Do not park or make U-turns in the Delilah Drive cul-de-sac.
    • Do not park in the side lot to drop off or pick up students and/or walk through the Kiss & Ride line.
    • Do not park in the front lot and walk across the bus lane.
    • All drop-off and pick-up of students must go through the Kiss & Ride line.

Thank you for helping to keep our students safe!

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

Attendance: 703-937-1515 or Submit an absence onlineWeb | Twitter

MRES on the ABC Local News

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Congratulations MRES!

Our Kindness PBL has made the news! Kellye Lynn, news anchor at WJLA-TV (ABC 7) and WJLA 24/7 visited Marshall Road yesterday to learn about how we showed kindness throughout our community. Our school will be highlighted on their Spotlight on Education segment.  We have not been given a specific date but if you don't see it air tonight at 5:45 pm, please tune in the next few evenings to catch the segment. If we receive the exact date we will let you know.  We are so proud of our students for spreading kindness.

We hope you enjoyed your snow day!

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Hope/Optimism

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Happy Winter Break Marshall Road Families,

We are grateful for your children’s efforts this month as they celebrated kindness. Their creativity, joy and giving spirits have shown through in everything they did for others. Thank you for sharing them with us.

When we return from our winter break we will dive into HOPE and OPTIMISM, the perfect traits to discuss in the new year. Together we will learn to expect the best from the future and work hard to achieve it.  We will be positive, cheerful, encouraging and inspiring. We will tell ourselves that every day is a good day and we will consistently set goals for the future.

From everyone at Marshall Road ES, we wish you a restful and wonderful vacation. We hope you will have time to rejuvenate, spend time with family and friends and maybe even read a great book.

We look forward to seeing all of you in 2020.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfrRGukLmlM&feature=youtu.be

Much Peace.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Self-Control/Kindness

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Your children have exceeded our expectations this month as they have celebrated, modeled and spread kindness throughout our classrooms, the school and the community. The love that has been shared is nothing short of extraordinary! Thank you parents for teaching and modeling kindness to your children. This last week before the winter break we are encouraged to teach and practice self-control along with kindness. Wow! Practicing self-control the week before vacation is not easy for any of us. We will try our best to teach the students that they have the ability to control their emotions and behaviors as long as they think before they act. We will encourage them to use kindness as their guide. Thank you again for helping our young Roadrunners learn these valuable character traits. Don’t forget, next Friday, December 20 is Wear your Comfy Clothes/Pajama Day. The PTA and the school will work together to provide a popcorn party to the entire school community. The students earned this celebratory day by reaching our goals at the runathon. 

“You have the power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” - Marcus Aurelius

Our students in chorus, band and strings have been practicing for months and are excited to share their beautiful music with you!  Please join us on Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 pm for our Winter Concert.

Have a great weekend.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Humility/Kindness

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

The Positivity Project leads us to the character trait of humility.  What a wonderful trait to learn as we continue participating in our kindness challenge throughout the month of December.  Ask your children how humility and kindness might pair up?  We are learning that our actions speak louder than words.  As our students continue spreading kindness, we are noticing that they are doing what is expected of them without being asked.  They are modeling both humility and kindness and we could not be more proud.  Ask your children about our kindness challenge and what their classroom or grade level is doing to spread kindness throughout the school and our community.  Follow us on twitter as we document daily examples of Marshall Road students being the models of kindness.  @MarshallRoadES

 “A true genius admits he knows nothing.”  - Albert Einstein

Our Lost & Found is overflowing with winter coats and lunch bags.  Please remind your children to stop by to look for items they are missing before the winter break.  We will be donating all unclaimed items in January.  Remember to label jackets, water bottles, and lunch bags.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Digital Citizenship Resources for Families

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Marshall Road is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week this week, from December 2nd-6th! This year’s theme is Media Balance and Well-Being: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your Technology

Below you’ll find the schedule of spirit days along with resources and suggested activities to help support healthy habits at home too. 

Spirit Days for the Week

  • Monday: Hat Day - Put on your thinking cap and reflect on kindness in communication: in your words, using technology, and in your actions. 
  • Tuesday: Originality Day - Make your fashion speak to your personality and focus on your own unique brand of kindness and use of technology. 
  • Wednesday: Activewear Day - Exercise healthy kindness and technology habits!
  • Thursday: Crazy Sock Day - Wear your craziest socks and think about how you can create a positive digital footprint!
  • Friday: Marshall Road Spirit Day - Celebrate the positive impact of your kindness and digital citizenship in our MRES community. 

Resources and Suggested Activities for Families

Families are encouraged to reflect on their own relationship with technology, their media habits, and begin to think of ways to make some healthy adjustments. 

Encourage students to favor the active use of technology for creation over passive consumption. Try some of these ideas:

  • Use Common Sense Media’s App Reviews to learn about your child’s favorite games and apps and what you might need to teach them in order to use it safely.
  • As an FCPS student, your child has access to a number of digital tools that promote creativity including Wixie (elementary only), Voicethread, and G Suite including Google Docs, Slides, Drawings, and more. These tools are available for students to create outside of school too!
  • Students are also encouraged to experiment with computer coding at home. Code.org has activities that teach students to use coding to design games, apps, drawings, and websites.

Exercise healthy tech practices such as managing notification settings and turning off screens at least an hour before bedtime. Try some of these ideas:

  • Consider making phone-free zones in your home.
  • Promote better sleep by disconnecting from screens at least one hour before bedtime and charging your phone outside of the bedroom.
  • Change your phone’s notification settings to minimize distractions or try some of these suggestions.
  • Visit Google’s Focus Your Time page for suggestions to track usage and manage your time on Android apps as well as time management suggestions for Youtube and Gmail.
  • Try some family mindfulness activities with GoNoodle’s Flow channel.

Think critically about the media you consume and actively evaluate and select high quality, age-appropriate media. Try some of these ideas:

  • Help your child become a critical consumer of media by discussing these 5 questions with them when you consume media together such as books, movies, and news articles.
  • Consider Common Sense Media’s reviews of movies, apps, TV shows, video games, websites, and music for information that can help you decide if the media your child is consuming is appropriate for them.
  • Check out this tip sheet with your child and emphasize the importance of choosing quality resources.
  • Try these additional tips on how to establish expectations at home around media use.

Practice media balance by taking a break from screens to engage in real-world experiences and quality time with their friends and family. Try some of these ideas:

  • Have a device-free dinner and focus on connecting as a family.
  • Take on a Phone-Free Day challenge as a family and commit to leaving the phone at home when family members go to school or work.  Notice how your day changes and discuss the benefits and challenges together.
  • Have a family board game night instead of playing video games or watching TV.
  • Make a phone call or write a letter to a family member or friend instead of sending a text or email.
  • Spend time outside as a family and leave the phone behind. 

Thank you for participating in Digital Citizenship Week!  Take good care of your body, mind and your relationships and enjoy the benefits of using technology in a healthy and balanced way.

Take care,

Kate Stirling

School Based Technology Specialist

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Spirit Week

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Marshall Road is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week next week, from December 2nd-6th! This year’s theme is Media Balance and Well-Being: Developing a Healthy Relationship with Your Technology. Our school is celebrating Digital Citizenship Week with activities focused on developing healthy habits around technology use. We are combining this with the kick-off to our exciting school-wide kindness project, and students are invited to participate in a Spirit Week centered around these topics! See the image below or click HERE to view the flyer with the theme for each day. This is meant to be a fun, easy way to spark conversation and get students thinking about how to be a positive member of their real-world and online communities. We will send more information at the beginning of next week, including resources and suggested activities to support healthy habits at home, too! 

Wishing you all a relaxing, long, holiday weekend.

We are thankful for all of you.

Peace.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman, Sue Kirby

Administrative Team MRES

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Kindness/Attendance

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

As Thanksgiving grows near, we will continue to learn and celebrate gratitude next week at Marshall Road ES.  When we return after Thanksgiving we will begin a month long project reviewing kindness.  Every student and teacher will join us on our journey to practice kindness to ourselves, around our school, in our homes and throughout the community.  Please join us as we explore how it feels to be kind to others and how it feels to receive kindness from others.  When you are visiting our campus throughout the month of December, take a picture in front of our huge kind board and become the “I” in KIND.  We will tweet pictures every day in December as all our students and teachers become the “I” in KIND.

We love having all of our students at school as consistently as possible while understanding that unexpected things come up.  Below is a summary of an email that FCPS sent out earlier week regarding attendance. 

FCPS expects students to be in school and follow their assigned schedules unless their absence is excused due to illness, a death in the family, a medical or dental appointment, or religious obligations. The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) requires FCPS to report all absences. After receiving 5 unexcused absences, FCPS will send an email notification to parents making them aware of their student’s attendance record.

Please review Marshall Road Attendance Policies and Procedures at https://marshallroades.fcps.edu/about/attendance-procedures.

We wish you all a peaceful and joyful Thanksgiving holiday break.  However you celebrate this time of year, we hope you find time to relax with family and friends.  Ask your children about gratitude and how they might show gratitude over the upcoming long weekend.  If you are traveling, please be safe and enjoy the time off.

Sincerely,

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Gratitude

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Today has been full of excitement at MRES as students, teachers, parents and the community have taken part in our annual Runathon. Walking and running on this beautiful fall day while supporting our PTA was fun for all who were able to join us. A big thank you to our wonderful PTA and the many parent volunteers for making this event a success! Please remind your children to turn in their donation envelopes by November 22 to be entered in the daily raffles which begin this Monday, November 18.

For the days leading up to Thanksgiving we will learn and discover more all about gratitude. When our students show gratitude they are aware of and thankful for good things that happen. Gratitude is an affirmation that there is goodness in other people and the world. People with the strength of gratitude have a readiness to show appreciation for kindness and also to return kindness. (Preview: kindness is the next trait we will explore!)  We will help your children learn it is important to be thankful for each day that they have. It is important to say “thank you” as often as possible and to be grateful for the people in their lives.

 “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” - John F. Kennedy

Our Lost & Found collection is growing as we transition from mild to colder weather.  Please remind your children to take a look at the Lost & Found area when they are near the cafeteria.  You may also stop by when you are at the school.

Have a great weekend!

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Personal Choice/Outstanding Employee Awards

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Next week we will revisit #OtherPeopleMatter, specifically how our words and actions affect others. We will teach the students that the choices they make always affect someone. Regardless of the degree, someone is always affected by the choices of others.

Personal choice is the ability to make up one’s mind regarding a particular decision. Everything we do, say, text, tweet, snap, or post can positively or negatively impact other people. According to research from McKinsey & Co, “the typical American hears or reads more than one hundred thousand words every day.” Think about that for a moment: 100,000 words every single day. We will help our young roadrunners understand that our words and actions impact our relationships with other people. Words have the power to lift others up or tear them down. Words and actions also impact ourselves.

“Being kind to someone has the potential for changing someone’s entire day. It has the potential to change someone’s entire life. “  - Kerri Walsh Jennings

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for an employee at Marshall Road Elementary School, please complete the nomination through this Google form link: https://forms.gle/Kqze7vmwrutfnRtW7. All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a paragraph or two about how this employee demonstrates exceptional work in the criteria for that category. The deadline to submit a nomination is November 20, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Heflin at jfheflin@fcps.edu.

Student safety continues to be our top priority at dismissal. It is important that parents follow the dismissal guidelines by not parking illegally when picking up students. Do not pull into or park on Delilah Drive or Rachel Lane when picking up students. Absolutely no U-turns on Marshall Road at any time. Please contact the office if you have questions.

Enjoy your weekend!

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Bravery/Runathon

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

We hope everyone who celebrates Halloween enjoyed the festivities. We are starting to get very excited about our Runathon on November 15, 2019.

  • Grades 4, 5, 6 - 9:35–10:35 am
  • Grades 1, 3 – 10:45–11:45 am
  • Grades K, 2 – 1:15–2:15 pm

Please feel free to come and run with your children, volunteer with the PTA or cheer on our students and staff! Today we kicked off the runathon with our annual pep rally. See this year’s movie at https://youtu.be/Ky5oVTtL7Ec .

Even though next week is a short week at MRES we will learn about a very important trait, bravery! When students act with bravery, they show mental, moral, or physical strength even when they know things are difficult or scary. This strength involves judgement; the brave person must have an understanding of the risks and consequences involved in acting. Roadrunners who show bravery are courageous, daring, heroic, valiant and noble.

“I learned that courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”   -Nelson Mandela

Please support our annual food drive next week by donating non-perishable food items. You may drop off your donations when you come to parent-teacher conferences or send them in with your children. All food collected will be donated to Food for Others.

Picture retakes are taking place on Thursday, November 7. If you would like to have your child’s picture retaken, please let the teacher know by returning the original picture package or turning in a new order form prior to picture day. If your child was absent or not yet enrolled at MRES on our original picture day, please send in a completed order form with your child. Order forms are available in the main office. You may also order online at mylifetouch.com and use picture day ID HJ239027Q1.

For news and events going on in our school, follow us on Twitter @MarshallRoadES and the PE department @MRES_PE.

Enjoy the long weekend and we look forward to seeing our Roadrunners on Wednesday.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

 

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Creativity

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Next week we will focus on creativity. People who are creative can look at the world in original ways. We will teach your children that creating is inventing, taking risks, making mistakes, showing their true self, thinking outside of the box and experimenting with their ideas.

Creative students are consistently thinking of new ways to do things. They have a strong imagination and they are brave because creativity takes courage. We will encourage students to generate many different ideas and pursue them with energy and enthusiasm.

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”  Joseph Chilton Pearce

Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid Forms were sent home on October 22 in Tuesday Folders for each child attending Marshall Road. We are missing over 50% of the forms. Please return the completed, signed and dated form by Wednesday, October 30. 100% participation is critical for obtaining our fair share of federal funding. All results are confidential.

Please make sure you have signed up for a parent-teacher conference. Our teachers are looking forward to this special time with parents. Please email your child’s classroom teacher if you have not yet scheduled your conference.

Don’t forget that Marshall Road ES does not allow students to wear costumes of any kind to school on Halloween. We hope you enjoy the holiday if you celebrate, but please keep the masks, costumes, candy and props at home.  Thank you very much for honoring this request.

Have a great weekend.

Sincerely,

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Perspective/Attendance

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Next week we will learn about perspective. Teaching perspective to our students is not an easy task. Being able to see things from multiple angles helps children remain calm and learn from their mistakes. We consistently teach our students to reflect on their own feelings, thoughts, and motives. This helps them understand and empathize with other people. We hope our Roadrunners will become strong listeners and learn to ask great questions. Reminding students to look at a situation from another person’s perspective will help them to become empathetic humans in the future.

“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”              -Confucius 

Tonight promises to be an exciting evening for all as the PTA is offering two fun activities. Bring your children over to join in on all of the fun and learning that will be taking place!

  • Book Fair (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - library
  • STEAM Night (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - cafeteria and gym

Please consider joining us on Wednesday, October 23, 9:30 am – 10:30 am in the cafeteria for our Principal Tea and PTA meeting.  This is a great way to connect with other Marshall Road parents and hear about all the exciting things going on at our school.

We realize it can be challenging as a parent to determine when to keep your child home from school. There are a variety of things to consider when making this decision and we hope the flyer below will be helpful.

https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/HealthFlyerforParents.pdf

Have a wonderful weekend.

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

 

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Integrity

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Integrity is a complex character trait for our young roadrunners to understand. We explain it to them as being honest and speaking the truth. When you present yourself genuinely, you have integrity. We show our students that integrity is doing the right thing when nobody is watching. When you have courage not to follow the crowd, you show integrity. Thank you for having conversations with your children about integrity. This is a character trait we will revisit throughout the year as it is so important.

“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” Bob Marley

The 2019-20 Students Rights and Responsibilities: A Guide for Families explains expectations for student behavior and adult responses to enhance school safety and to create a fair, equitable and supportive school environmentIf we have not received a signed copy of the Parent Signature Sheet, as required by law, your student will receive one in their Tuesday Folder over the next couple of weeks.  Please return the signed signature sheet to your child’s school by October 25, 2019. The current version of the Students Rights and Responsibilities (SR&R) can be found at  https://www.fcps.edu/about-fcps/policies-regulations-and-notices/student-rights-and-responsibilities/video-and-resources. Translated versions  are available online.

There are some fun activities going on at school next week that we don’t want you to miss.

Book Fair

October 14, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

October 15-17, 8:45 am – 5:00 pm

October 18, 8:45 am – 8:00 pm

*Parents may shop with their students before or after school.

STEAM/Family Fun Night

October 18, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student safety while traveling to and from school continues to be a top priority.  Please continue to have conversations with your children about making safe choices every day.

Monday, October 14 is a student holiday and we hope you enjoy the long weekend!

Sincerely,

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Being Present

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” Eleanor Roosevelt

Next week the Positivity Project will reinforce the concept of being present and giving others our full attention. When we are fully present, we are focusing our attention on the task at hand. We will model for our students how to have a conversation with a friend or family member while focusing our full attention and energy on what he or she is saying. This trait feeds right into our school goal of becoming stronger communicators. Consider pondering some of these questions at home with your family. What does it mean to be present? How can you be present in someone else’s life? Why is it important to be present? Can you think of someone who has been present for you and has made a difference in your life? 

“Life is what happens when you put down your phone.” Kid President

The best way to notify the school of a tardy, absence, early release or change of dismissal is to email the teacher and the office at MarshallRoadElem.Attendance@fcps.edu . Playdates and other dismissal changes should be arranged before students come to school and both families must confirm the arrangement by using the above email address. Please do not drop your students off for school before 9:00 am as we do not have adult coverage before that time. Thank you for helping us keep our students safe!

Enjoy your weekend and the cooler weather!

Jennifer Heiges, Matt Chapman and Sue Kirby

Administrative Team

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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Picture Day

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Dear Marshall Road Families,

Lifetouch will be taking individual student photos this Thursday, October 3.  Orders forms with payment (exact cash or check made out to Lifetouch NSS) should be returned to your child’s teacher no later than 9:30 am on Thursday. Extra forms are available in the main office. Parents who would like to order pictures online can go to mylifetouch.com using the picture day ID of HJ239027Q0. Online orders must be made before picture day. Please look for a picture day flyer in your child’s Tuesday Folder today.

Thank you.

Jennifer Heiges

Principal

730 Marshall Road, Vienna, VA 22180  | Main Office: 703-937-1500

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