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Halley School Hours

Our school hours are from 9:20 a.m. to 4:05 p.m. Monday through Friday. School doors open at 9:10 a.m. each day to begin receiving students. 

Please call the attendance line at 703-551-5700 to report a tardy or absence.

School Safety Drills

At Halley, our number one responsibility is to ensure the safety of our students and staff at all times. We continually work with county leaders to ensure coordinated responses to potential safety concerns and we practice emergency drills on a regular basis throughout the school year.

Fire Drills

We will continue to hold fire drills once per month. Only our first fire drill of the school year was announced.  All subsequent drills will continue to be unannounced.

Lockdown Drills

As shared in August, a new Virginia Law (22.1-137.2) requires schools to notify parents at least 24 hours before a school practices a lockdown drill. However, we are not required to share the exact date and time of the drill. We are required to practice lockdown drills two times a year. FCPS lockdown drills do not include any type of active shooter scenario training, they are instruction and classroom based. We plan to have our second lockdown drill the week of January 30th.    

Our PreK and kindergarten students were exempt from mandatory participation in lockdown drills during the first 60 days of the school year. They will participate in our second and final drill the week of January 30th.

Additional information on our lockdown drill program to include parent tips and FAQs can be found on the Emergency Planning and Crisis Response web page. After reviewing this content, you should discuss the value of these safety drills with your child.

Keeping our school safe and secure for all students and staff involves the participation of the entire school community, and we thank you for your help to keep our school safe. 

During a lockdown drill:

  • All students stay in place with a teacher or staff member.
  • Students and teachers remain in locked classrooms, unobservable from outside (lights-off, window blinds closed, door windows obscured with paper) and outside potential lines of fire.)
  • Students and staff members disregard fire alarms.
  • No one enters or exits the school, except public safety personnel.

Bus Evacuation Drills

Bus evacuation drills are required to be completed at least twice a year.  One during the first 30 instructional days of the first semester and the other during the first 30 instructional days of the second semester. 

Tornado Drills

Tornado drills are required to be completed once a year during the month of March (second semester).

Girls on the Run is coming to Halley Elementary!

GOTR is a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-6th grade. The program teaches life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment, while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Our program has been adapted to ensure physical distancing and safety. In-person practices include safety, sanitizing, and physical distancing precautions and modifications.

Starting the week of March 6th, the team will meet every Monday and Wednesday from 4:15 – 5:15.  Halley’s Program will have limited spaces. It will be on a first come, first serviced bases and transportation home will need to be provided for most students participating.   We will have three amazing teacher coaches!

 The program culminates in a celebratory 5K at the end of the season! The standard program fee is $185 and includes 20 lessons/practices, a t-shirt, GOTR swag bag, entry into the 5K, a 5K medal, and more. Financial assistance is available for anyone who needs it, with the lowest program registration cost being $22 for the season. 

Registration begins on February 6th at www.gotrnova.org.

Please email Mrs. Peerman with questions or concerns:  [email protected]

FCPS News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

    • FY 2024 Budget Highlights
    • Draft School Year Calendar Options
    • FAFSA Help

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today

Have Your Say in Our Future!

 

Strategic planning Community Forums kick off on Monday, January 30, at 6:30 p.m., at Stone Middle School. Check out the schedule of Community Forums and register for one that is convenient for you. There will be one in-person event in each magisterial district and several virtual events. 

Participating in a strategic planning Community Forum will give employees, parents/caregivers, students, and community members a chance to help shape the school division’s future. At each event, participants will review student achievement, access, and perception data, and identify both strengths and challenges within the data. Input from the forums will be analyzed by our consultant, Performance Fact, Inc., and shared with the Core Planning Team for potential inclusion in FCPS’ new Strategic Plan. 

Childcare will be provided at in-person forums. Language interpretation will be provided, as available, at all events. Please register today.

We Want Your Feedback! Draft 2023-24 School Year Calendar Options

 

Your feedback is important! FCPS is seeking community input on the draft calendar options for the 2023-24, 2024-25, and 2025-26 school years. Please share your thoughts with us by filling out this form before Tuesday, January 31, 1 p.m. The form will be available in other languages soon.

 

School Board Meeting Thursday, January 26

The draft calendars will be presented as “new business” in the Thursday, January 26, School Board meeting. Learn more about the development of the calendar.

 

How to Watch School Board Meetings

Meetings can be viewed live on FCPS Cable TV Channel 99 (Verizon Channel 11), the FCPS YouTube Channel, and on the FCPS website. Recordings of School Board meetings and work sessions can be viewed on the FCPS YouTube channel. To watch meetings dubbed in Spanish, you may visit the FCPS en Español YouTube channel.

If you need language interpretation or American Sign Language support for any School Board meeting, please contact the Board clerk.

Find your School Board member and how to contact them on the School Board Members webpage.

Virginia Climate and Working Conditions Survey

Our school, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Virginia Department of Education, is conducting the Virginia School Survey of Climate and Working Conditions. We will survey students in grades 6th, classroom teachers, and staff, beginning in winter 2023. The purpose of this survey is to measure student support, student engagement, school discipline, and safety conditions in each school. This information will be used to guide educational practices that produce a safe and supportive school environment.  

We are writing to provide you with information on the student survey. The survey will be completed online between January 30th and February 24th. The survey does not ask for your child’s name and all answers are anonymous. No one, including teachers or administrators, will know how your child answered the survey. You will not have access to your child’s survey answers even as their parent or guardian. You may review the questions asked in the student survey at this website: https://tinyurl.com/VaSchoolSurvey.

The survey will ask questions such as how students feel about their school, how students get along with one another and their teachers, how students feel about school rules, and their perceptions of their teachers’ willingness to help them. Students will also be asked what kinds of bullying they may have observed during school and whether they have been bullied themselves.

All students in your child’s grade level are eligible to participate in the survey. Students participating in remote instruction and in-person instruction are both eligible to participate. The survey is voluntary and your child can decide not to participate. No action will be taken against you, your child, or the school if your child does not participate.

If you do not wish for your child to participate, please notify the school office by telephone or letter by February 15th.

Your child will not receive any immediate benefit from participating in the survey, but the survey will help us to maintain a safe, inviting, and supportive learning environment for your child.

Thank you for your cooperation in this important study of Virginia’s schools.

Quick Links YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

 

Please join us for our next PTO meeting!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

7:00pm

(Zoom Link will be shared soon)

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station 22039  |  Phone: 703-551-5700

Attendance: 703-551-5757 or email HalleyES.Attendance

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Hornet Happenings

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Halley ES:  Home of the Hornets Congratulations to 6th grader, Hayul Kwon, for submitting the winning design for our 2022-2023 Halley Yearbook cover! COVID-19 Compensatory Education Plan Meetings for Families of Students with Disabilities 

Fairfax County Public Schools is committed to implementing a plan for COVID-19 compensatory education as part of its obligation to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to students with disabilities. Please join us at an informational meeting for parents/guardians and other stakeholders:

Visit our website to see what language interpretation services will be available at each meeting and to learn more about the COVID-19 Compensatory Education Plan.

Strategic Planning Community Forums Scheduled

Why Do We Need a Strategic Plan? The Strategic Planning process is well underway, with the Community Forums beginning in less than three weeks. But, why do we need a new strategic plan? 

Similar to a roadmap, a strategic plan clearly defines the best route for us to take in the years ahead to reach our goals. Our students are preparing for careers that don’t exist today. In order to keep pace with these needs, we need to rethink our plans for the future—and how we will best serve our students for this new era. 

Register Now for Community Forums!

Visit our Strategic Planning webpage for the schedule of Community Forums. Register for the one that is most convenient for you and get more information on our exciting Strategic Planning process! 

Please watch this video to learn about topics that are important to our students!

Calendar Reminder: Quarter End

As a reminder, Wednesday, January 25, is the last day of the quarter and a two-hour early release day for students. Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, January 26, for a staff development day and Friday, January 27, for a teacher workday. See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar

School Board Reviews Draft School Year Calendar Options

 

At Wednesday’s work session, the School Board discussed draft calendars that were created for the 2023-24, 2024-25, and 2025-26 school years. Draft calendars were developed using the following criteria as a framework:

  • Federal, state, and Virginia Department of Education guidance.
  • Superintendent’s priorities.
  • School Board input.
  • Student absentee data.
  • Staff absentee data.
  • Surrounding jurisdictions’ calendars.
  • Survey results.
  • Calendar Feedback Committee input.

 

You may view the draft calendars and other related documents in Boarddocs. The calendars will be presented as new business during the School Board meeting on Thursday, January 26. The Board is scheduled to vote on the calendars during their meeting on Thursday, February 9.  Watch a recording of the work session. Get information on FCPS' calendar development process.

Families Can Receive Text Messages from FCPS for Emergencies and Essential Information

Make sure your cell phone numbers are listed in the parent/guardian contact information section on the emergency care information form for each of your children. Parents and guardians can view and update emergency contact information online using [email protected]. 

Text messages will be sent in the event of emergencies, delays or school closings, if buses are running more than 30 minutes late, if your student missed the morning attendance deadline, and for other important reminders. 

Standard message and data charges may apply for text messages depending on your cell phone service plan. More about text messages is available online.

Tutoring Services through Tutor.com

Are you wondering what experience other FCPS families have had with Tutor.com? Read some comments below:

“As a parent, I logged in for the first time to see what my student could expect here. The tutor I chatted with was very helpful with my questions and gave me some great tips to try with my child. Next time, I will log in with my child and hopefully match with a tutor that will help him realize learning can be done in different ways.” -Elementary school parent

Unless they have been opted out, students can access Tutor.com through Schoology. Every session is personalized to meet students’ needs from remedial to advanced levels. Sessions focus on conceptual learning and critical thinking—not quick answers. 

Learn more on FCPS’ Tutor.com webpage

Lightspeed Parent Report on Child’s Device Activity

FCPS has tools to help parents and guardians know more about their child’s activity on any FCPS device. These tools are provided by Lightspeed, our internet content filtering service, at no cost to families. You may sign up for a weekly Parent Report, which will provide a list of the top sites your child visited.

If you want more detailed information, sign up for the Internet Use Parent portal and log-in anytime to see more detail about your child’s browsing and “pause” access to the internet during non-school hours. Find out more and sign up for these services on our website.

Quick Links January 15-21: Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
  • January 26 -Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
  • January 27-Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

Please join us for our next PTO meeting!

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

7:00pm

(Zoom Link will be shared soon)

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station 22039  |  Phone: 703-551-5700

Attendance: 703-551-5757 or email HalleyES.Attendance

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Hornet Happenings

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A Day... In the Life... Of the Hornet Nation!! Important Safety Reminder: School Arrival

We have noticed an increase in students being dropped off in the morning without a parent or guardian present.  This is not an allowable or safe practice.    

To ensure the wellbeing and care for our students and community, we ask parents to remember the following:

  • Doors will open at 9:10 a.m.
  • Students arriving prior to 9:10 a.m. are to remain with their parent.
  • WE WILL NOT HAVE SUPERVISION FOR STUDENTS BEFORE 9:10 a.m.

Our 2022-2023 Halley Parent Handbook is a guide to help families navigate the basics of the school year and our school operating procedures.

Our procedures are in place to create a safe, organized and structured environment that maximizes learning and social interactions throughout the school day. Please be aware of the handbook to help us support all children at Halley Elementary.

Calendar Reminder: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service Opportunities

FCPS students continue to find incredible ways to serve their community while building Portrait of a Graduate skills such as becoming an ethical and global citizen. FCPS is excited to collaborate again with Volunteer Fairfax for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service, Saturday, January 14, to Monday, January 16. This service opportunity helps empower individuals and strengthens communities while honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Volunteer Fairfax will host several ways for the community to get involved including volunteer activities for students and adults of all ages. To learn more about the MLK Jr. Weekend of Service and specific service activities, visit Volunteer Fairfax’s website.

Calendar Reminder: Quarter End

As a reminder, Wednesday, January 25, is the last day of the quarter and a two-hour early release for students. Also, schools are closed for students on Thursday, January 26, for a staff development day and Friday, January 27, for a teacher workday.

See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar.

Webinars in January for Parents/Caregivers

The Parent Resource Center will present the following webinars in January:

Click on the links above for more information or to register

H-O-R-N-E-T-S! 

It’s time for Halley’s Spelling Bee!!!

We are so excited for this fantastic opportunity to participate in the 2022- 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee. There are several events which lead to participation in the National Bee.

How to Qualify:

  • Return the attached permission slip to your child’s homeroom teacher by Thursday, January 19th.
  • OPTIONAL: Download a free app at, https://spellingbee.com/word-club  for Word Club.  There you will find digital study materials and grade level spelling lists.
  • Study word lists!
  • Participate in grade level spelling bee: Friday, February 17th during school hours.
  • Top 4 finishers in each grade level (1st-6th) will advance to the Halley Elementary School-wide Spelling Bee: Monday, March 6th from 6:00-8:00 pm.
  • The school champion will advance to the Fairfax County Spelling Bee: Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 PM at Lake Braddock Secondary School.
  • The county champion will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee held in late May, 2023.
  • Snow dates will be handled on an as needed basis.

Please contact your classroom teacher for a listing of the words to study or our reading specialist, Tammy Anderson [email protected] with questions. 

We are so happy to have the spelling bee return to Halley!

Resources for Families of Students with Disabilities

SEPTA, the Fairfax County Special Education Parent Teacher Association, was created to empower and connect families, students, and educators to ensure students with disabilities develop their full potential as individuals and community members. Learn more or become a member on the SEPTA website

The Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) is a state mandated Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC). Parents/guardians, students, teachers, administrators, staff, and others interested in special education at FCPS are welcome and encouraged to share their thoughts, ideas, and/or public comment related to the unmet needs of students with disabilities.

FCPS’ Office of Special Education Procedural Support provides guidance to staff, families, and students in areas related to the implementation of and compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended. 

Families of students in special education programs can find more resources in the Special Education Handbook for Parents. (Translations are available from the Parent Resource Center (PRC).) 

The PRC offers free webinars, consultations, a lending library, and resources to help adults support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities. Their YouTube channel includes videos of workshops and webinars for families and educators to support student success. Sign up for their newsletter to receive information on upcoming webinars and other resources. Please contact the PRC with any questions at [email protected] or call 703-204-2941.

Kathy Murphy, the assistant ombuds for special education, provides information and support to parents/caregivers and students regarding special education and Section 504 services. Staff in the Office of the Ombuds believe that by being transparent and connecting families with available supports and services, children with special needs can equitably access public education.

Contact the ombuds by submitting a question, calling 571-423-4014, or emailing [email protected]

Techstravaganza 2023

Annual STEM activity fair for students of ALL AGES

Saturday, May 13, 2023

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

FREE ENTRY

Event website: TJTechstrav.org

Contact: [email protected]

Dual Language Immersion Program Registration

Registration for the countywide lottery for Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs will open on Monday, January 23. Current pre-k students may apply for the kindergarten immersion program, and current kindergarten students may apply for the first grade immersion programs for the 2023-24 school year. 

Programs are available in French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Visit the DLI registration page for more information on where the programs are offered. 

Parents who are interested in the DLI programs in FCPS are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at their school site. Meetings will begin on January 11. Details regarding access to virtual meetings will be available on the Dual Language Immersion registration page by the meeting date. 

Get more information on DLI programs and registration

January Positivity Project Trait: Self-Control / Patience

Halley Families,

This week month our Halley school community will be focusing on the character strengths of Patience/ Self-Control. Self-control means you can control your emotions and behaviors. You think before you act.

Self-control is the act of managing behavior in a way that positively influences goal attainment and living up to standards. Possessing this strength protects people from destabilizing emotional extremes. Those with self-control can limit impulsive behavior. They are able to experience and navigate difficulty while remaining poised. Self-control does not mean a lack of thoughts, feelings, or impulses; it just means you have command over them.

A group’s ability to demonstrate self-control often appears in the form of “self-monitoring.” This means the individuals demonstrate honesty with one another about successful group practices. When things are unsuccessful, group members can adjust roles in the interest of overall group success. 

To practice and encourage the character strength of self-control with your child, please visit the Positivity Project’s P2 for Families (password: P2), where together you will watch a video, read a quote, and talk about the answers to three questions.

Quick Links YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
  • January 26 -Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
  • January 27-Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station 22039  |  Phone: 703-551-5700

Attendance: 703-551-5757 or email HalleyES.Attendance

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We hope everyone had a wonderful start to the new year!  Students and staff have been reconnecting with one another, engaging in learning, and reviewing routines and procedures.  We are excited about 2023 and look forward to amazing things happening at the Hornet Nation!

Blessings and Joy,

Mrs. Peerman, Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, and Mrs. Zamora

The Halley Admin Team 

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Important Safety Reminder – School Arrival

We have noticed an increase in students being dropped off in the morning without a parent or guardian present.  This is not an allowable or safe practice.   

To ensure the wellbeing and care for our students and community, we ask parents to remember the following:

  • Doors will open at 9:10 a.m.
  • Students arriving prior to 9:10 a.m. are to remain with their parent.
  • WE WILL NOT HAVE SUPERVISION FOR STUDENTS BEFORE 9:10 a.m.

Our 2022-2023 Halley Parent Handbook is a guide to help families navigate the basics of the school year and our school operating procedures.

Our procedures are in place to create a safe, organized, and structured environment that maximizes learning and social interactions throughout the school day. Please be aware of the handbook to help us support all children at Halley Elementary.

 

We are excited to announce that the following staff members were selected as being outstanding in their categories in the FCPS Awards Program:

Outstanding Teacher- Najma Khan

Outstanding New Teacher- Maddy Jacobs

Outstanding Operational Employee - Praveena Khoobchandani

Outstanding Leader- Lucy Zamora

Outstanding Professional Employee - Jennifer Buchko

Outstanding Principal – Kerry Peerman

Calendar Reminder: Three Kings Day/Epiphany (“O” Day)

Three Kings Day (Friday, January 6), also known as the Epiphany, is a Christian celebration that commemorates the Biblical story of the three kings who followed the star of Bethlehem to bring gifts to the Christ child. This marks the official 12th day of Christmas. Learn more at National Geographic Kids

FCPS has designated Three Kings Day/Epiphany as a religious and cultural observance day (O day). There is school on these days, however, the School Board has directed that specific events that cannot be made up will not be held on these observance days. 

Calendar Reminder: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

As a reminder, schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 16, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Learn more about Martin Luther King Jr. See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar.

January Positivity Project Trait: Self-Control / Patience

 

Halley Families,

This week month our Halley school community will be focusing on the character strengths of Patience/ Self-Control. Self-control means you can control your emotions and behaviors. You think before you act.

Self-control is the act of managing behavior in a way that positively influences goal attainment and living up to standards. Possessing this strength protects people from destabilizing emotional extremes. Those with self-control can limit impulsive behavior. They are able to experience and navigate difficulty while remaining poised. Self-control does not mean a lack of thoughts, feelings, or impulses; it just means you have command over them.

A group’s ability to demonstrate self-control often appears in the form of “self-monitoring.” This means the individuals demonstrate honesty with one another about successful group practices. When things are unsuccessful, group members can adjust roles in the interest of overall group success. 

To practice and encourage the character strength of self-control with your child, please visit the Positivity Project’s P2 for Families (password: P2), where together you will watch a video, read a quote, and talk about the answers to three questions.

Interims

Certain students may receive interims towards the middle of the quarter to communicate student progress each quarter. Teachers may send an interim to communicate areas your child is improving as well as where expected growth has not occurred. If your child receives an interim, please take the time to read it and sign and return it to your child’s teacher.

If at any time you are wondering about your child’s progress, please feel free to contact your child’s teacher to set up a time to chat with them either by phone, video conference, or in person. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the administration. Thank you for your continued partnership!

Family Math Week

ST Math is hosting family math week from January 9-13, 2023. During the week of January 9, 2023, students will be encouraged to log onto the FCPS Family Math website to engage in math activities/stories that include mathematical concepts and a variety of different math games from around the world. All activities are available in English and Spanish. 

To learn more about ST Family Math Nights check out this video and help us reach our goal of logging on for one million minutes collectively as an FCPS community!

SEL SCREENER RESULTS

Parents of students in grades 3-6 should be receiving SEL Screener report letters via US mail sometime over the next week. For more information about how to read the report and/or talk to your student about it, you may access the family resources provided on the FCPS website here. Students who were opted out or were absent during the administration window will not receive scores.

Preparing for Winter Weather

Don't let the warm weather trick you! Despite above average temperatures this week, it is still winter! See below for information about navigating potential upcoming colder days. 

 Watch this video to see how weather-related closing decisions are made.

FCPS’ inclement weather procedures will remain the same as last year. The first five inclement weather days will be traditional “snow days” with no school activities. After those five days, we will use the flexibility provided by the Virginia General Assembly to have unscheduled virtual learning days, whenever possible, to maintain the continuity of learning. Virtual learning on these days will be synchronous/live instruction, following an  inclement weather virtual learning day schedule (includes a two-hour delay).

FCPS’ website is generally the first mode of communication during emergency weather closings. Other communication channels will be used as quickly as possible including email, text, social media, and news stations. Learn more about how schedule changes are communicated

Be sure to plan ahead for the winter season. Make sure your contact information is up-to-date in [email protected], bookmark the FCPS website, plan for childcare, if appropriate, and know what items your child may need to take home before a weather event.  Please call the Halley Office at 703-551-5700 with any questions.

Keeping Warm During Outdoor Activities

We will monitor the weather for low temperatures, wind chill advisories and warnings, and weather advisories which may prevent children from being outside. Make sure your child is dressed appropriately with a warm coat and other cold-weather clothing, so they can comfortably enjoy their time outdoors. See the National Weather Service’s tips on staying safe during cold weather.

If you need assistance supplying your child with cold-weather clothing, please call Fairfax County's Coordinated Services Planning (CSP) at 703-222-0880. The multilingual staff can assist with any challenges you are facing, including food, shelter, employment, financial assistance, and healthcare.

If you have any questions, please contact our either of our school counselors:  Mrs. Ascierto [email protected] and/or Ms. Concino [email protected].

Quick Links YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
  • January 26 -Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
  • January 27-Student Holiday/Teacher Workday
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

 

Thank you for supporting the PTO sponsored Paint Night event!  We had a lot of fun and can’t wait to host and support upcoming school activities and events.   

Stayed Tuned for information on Boosterthon 2023!

We appreciate the support of our Halley Community!

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station 22039  |  Phone: 703-551-5700

Attendance: 703-551-5757 or email HalleyES.Attendance

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Winter Break: December 19 - January 2

As a reminder, winter break will be held December 19 to January 2. To help make sure school-based staff and students have a restful break, we have asked that no homework be assigned during this time. Teachers may assign long-range assignments in the weeks ahead of the break, allowing students to practice time management skills, but no assignments will be due immediately following the break. We look forward to welcoming students back in the new year. 

Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar

Preparing for Winter Weather Winter weather will be here before you know it!

 

 Watch this video to see how weather-related closing decisions are made.

FCPS’ inclement weather procedures will remain the same as last year. The first five inclement weather days will be traditional “snow days” with no school activities. After those five days, we will use the flexibility provided by the Virginia General Assembly to have unscheduled virtual learning days, whenever possible, to maintain the continuity of learning. Virtual learning on these days will be synchronous/live instruction, following the inclement weather virtual learning day schedule (includes a two-hour delay).

FCPS’ website is generally the first mode of communication during emergency weather closings. Other communication channels will be used as quickly as possible including email, text, social media, and news stations. Learn more about how schedule changes are communicated

Be sure to plan ahead for the winter season. Make sure your contact information is up-to-date in [email protected], bookmark the FCPS website, plan for childcare, if appropriate, and know what items your child may need to take home before a weather event. Please call the Halley Office at 703-551-5700 with any questions.

Please help us keep children safe and comfortable during the winter by sending them to school prepared to learn and play outdoors with jackets, hats, and gloves.  Dressing in layers is also encouraged as we know that temperatures inside our building may differ from those outside.  To make sure students keep track of these extra items it is a good idea to label your student’s clothing. 

Even during these wintery months, we value recess as an important part of our students’ daily schedules and our hope to hold recess outside as much as possible.  Fresh air, running and outdoor play allows for a break in the structure of the day and helps students to release energy and come back into the classroom with better focus.  With this in mind, we do recognize that during this time of year we often have to consider several factors related to student activity outdoors.  We look beyond a specific temperature and consider factors such as wind chill, what activity the children are participating in, and the length of time to be spent outside.  Deciding on when students may play outside remains the responsibility of the administrative team, with two exceptions:

  • During a National Weather Service (NWS) issued Wind Chill Advisory outdoor activity should be limited to no more than fifteen (15) minutes.
  • During a NWS Wind Chill Warning outdoor activities are not permitted.  Outdoor activity includes: general and physical education classes, recess and scheduled fire drills.  This does not include students walking to and from school, students waiting at bus stops, student patrols or staff related outdoor duties before, during, or after the school day.  All staff and students shall exit the building during an activation of the fire alarm system.

Thank you for sending your children prepared for outdoor recess.  Should you need any assistance getting jackets, gloves, or hats please let your child’s teacher know or contact either of our school counselors:  Mrs. Ascierto [email protected] and/or Ms. Concino [email protected].

 

Winter Spirit Week Starts Monday

December 12th – December 16th

 Let's have some fun on the last 5 days of school before winter break! 

Inclusive Schools Week

Inclusive Schools Week (December 5-9) celebrates the progress that schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to an increasingly diverse student population. This includes students who are marginalized due to disability, gender, socio-economic status, cultural heritage, language preference, and other factors.

The week also provides an important opportunity for educators, students, and parents/caregivers to discuss what else needs to be done in order for schools to continue to improve their ability to successfully educate all children. This year, the Inclusive Schools Week’s theme is “Unity Within Our Community.”

 

Bodhi Day, Thursday, December 8, is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also known as “bodhi'' in Sanskrit and Pali.

The school calendar recognizes many religious and cultural observances (O days) during the school year. There is school on these days, however, the School Board has directed that tests, quizzes, field trips, graduation, homecoming, or FCPS-scheduled athletic events will not be held on these observance days. Learn more about Bodhi Day in this video from the Miami Children’s Museum.

Thank you so much for supporting our Halley Book Fair.  A portion of the proceeds provide books to our Halley students and support our library program! 

Thank you, thank you, thank you!  We can’t wait to see you at the Spring Book Fair!

Multicultural and Language Resources for Families

FCPS’ Office of Family and School Partnerships would like to remind families of some of the many resources available to them:

  • Bilingual community liaisons support student registrars by providing families with information about school and community services offered in Fairfax County. Liaisons are available to help families speaking Spanish, Korean, and Arabic. Once registered at a school, families can contact their family liaison for assistance. 
  • Early literacy programs are available to Fairfax County residents for parents of children up to 5 years old. These programs help prepare children for school and build confidence in parents as their child’s first teacher. They also help parents become active partners in their child’s education. Programs are available in African-Heritage, Arabic, Spanish, and Korean. 
  • Parent Information Phone Lines are available in eight languages for parents who speak languages other than English. 
  • A Multilingual Family Podcast is produced by the offices of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Family and School Partnerships, and Professional Learning and Equity. It covers important information for parents in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Korean. 
  • ESOL services are available in Fairfax County not only for students, but also for adults and families. Information on Spring classes will be posted in March 2023. 

 Visit the Family Engagement webpage for more resources.

YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • December 19 - January 02- Winter Break (No School)
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

ART Night Official information:

Painter registration: (https://givebutter.com/c/bO4yy1)

Volunteers: William Halley PTO 22-23 Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ACA72AA3FAC61-william1)

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Save The Date - PTO Paint Night!  

ART Night Official information:

  December 15th – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

  Painter Registration

https://givebutter.com/c/bO4yy1

Volunteers: William Halley PTO 22-23 Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ACA72AA3FAC61-william1

Resident Artist:  Mrs. Vicky Willis (Halley’s Art Teacher)

Advanced Academic Level IV Referral Deadline

Parent referrals to be considered for the Level IV (full-time) advanced academics for the 2023-2024 school year for current students in grades 2-6 are due no later than December 15Referrals will not be accepted after the deadline.

Referral forms must be submitted as an attachment via email and must be sent to the following contact: [email protected]

You will receive an email replay confirming receipt of your referral. If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few school-business days, please reach out to Mrs. Keefer at [email protected]

Information about the referral process may be found on the FCPS AAP website (https://www.fcps.edu/node/37056).  The referral form can be found via this link: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/AAPLevelIVReferralForm_1.pdf

  How Can You Help Your Child Have Good Attendance

Just a few missed days here and there, even if they’re excused absences, can add up to too much lost learning time and put your child behind in school.  This is as true in kindergarten as it is in high school.

  • Talk about the importance of showing up to school every day, make that the expectation. 
  • Help your child maintain routines, such as finishing homework and getting a good night’s sleep.
  • Find out if your child feels engaged by his classes and feels safe at school. Make sure he or she is not missing class because of behavioral issues and school discipline policies. If any of these are problems, work with your school.
  • Stay on top of academic progress and seek help from teachers or tutors if necessary. Make sure teachers know how to contact you.
  • Stay on top of your child’s social contacts. Peer pressure can lead to skipping school, while students without many friends can feel isolated.
  • Encourage meaningful afterschool activities, including sports and clubs.

Looking ahead to the holiday season, if missing school is unavoidable, talk to your children’s teachers in advance to create a plan for making up missed work.  But remember, a homework packet cannot make up for the interaction and learning that goes on in the classroom. Visit our website for more attendance resources

FCPS News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

  • FCPS Calendar Survey
  • How to be involved in the Strategic Plan
  • Post-Thanksgiving COVID Testing
  • Recommended Changes to Family Life Education Curriculum 

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.

Academics Matters

During the Academic Matters portion of Monday’s School Board meeting, Superintendent Reid discussed the innovative assessment practices happening in FCPS as part of our School Division of Innovation designation from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). 

This recognition means that VDOE has approved a plan to improve student learning, educational performance, and college, career, and citizenship readiness skills. It positions FCPS as a state leader in innovative practices with the opportunity to impact statewide policy decisions. Watch Dr. Reid’s presentation.

FREE! Tutor.com in FCPS

 

Did you know? Students who’ve used Tutor.com have provided positive feedback. Unless they’ve been opted out, students can access Tutor.com through Schoology. Every session is personalized to meet the needs of the student from remedial to advanced levels. Sessions focus on conceptual learning and critical thinking—not quick answers. Learn more at FCPS’ Tutor.com webpage

Learn how students can log in and access a tutor by watching a video: 

Tutor.com in FCPS: How it Works in English

Tutor.com in FCPS: How it Works in Spanish

Alcohol & The Holidays 

The holidays usually involve family time, games, movies, food, and possibly drinks. Alcohol consumption has increased during the pandemic and when ABC stores were deemed essential it didn’t help lower those rates (ABC News, September 29, 2020). Many people are still trying to figure out how to navigate our “new normal” and are still reeling from the consequences of so much isolation and loss. Increased alcohol consumption is one of those consequences to our communities. If you choose to drink, I invite you to drink responsibly this holiday season and talk with your child about the dangers of underage alcohol and substance use.

Questions to consider when drinking with your family:

  1. What message am I sending if I drink in excess around my underage child?
  2. Have I had conversations about responsible drinking with them?
  3. Are the conversations I have about alcohol realistic?
  4. Do my conversations with others reinforce alcohol use as a coping skill during stressful times?
  5. What messages am I sending my underage child if I allow them to drink with me or another adult in the house?

 

Information to consider:

“One-third of Fairfax County students (33.7%) reported drinking alcohol at least once in their lifetime, ranging from 18.8% of eighth-grade students to half of twelfth-grade students (49.4%). One in seven students (15.2%) reported drinking alcohol in the past month, ranging from 4.5% of eighth-grade students to 27.7% of twelfth-grade students.” (FCPS Youth Survey 2020)

“Female students reported higher rates of alcohol use in their lifetime (36.1% compared to 31.2% of male students), in the past month (17.1% and 13.1%, respectively), and binge drinking in the past two weeks (7.3% and 6.5%, respectively)” (FCPS Youth Survey 2020).

Resources:

Holiday Stress

Helpful Info to Quit Vaping

FCPS video on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

Substance Abuse Prevention (Spanish)

 

For general questions about the FCPS Substance Abuse Prevention Program, please contact the Office of Student Safety & Wellness at: (571) 423-4270 and be sure to follow us on Twitter at @FCPSSAPS.

For further Information & support:

Elizabeth Knudson, MA, NCC, LPC

Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist

[email protected]

YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • December 19 - January 02- Winter Break (No School)
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

ART Night Official information:

Painter registration: (https://givebutter.com/c/bO4yy1)

Volunteers: William Halley PTO 22-23 Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ACA72AA3FAC61-william1)

 

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Thank you for attending our Caring Community and Curriculum Night!!!

Dear Halley Families,

We loved having a full five-day week with our Hornets!  It’s been a busy and productive time at school. Since there will be no newsletter next week, we want to share our gratitude for our students, staff, and families.  We are so incredibly lucky to be part of the caring culture that defines our Halley community. 

We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with love and gratitude. Thank you for all your continued support and partnership at the Hornet Nation.

Blessings and Joy!

Mrs. Peerman, Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, and Mrs. Zamora

 

The Fall Halley Book Fair is almost here!

This year’s dates will be Monday, Nov. 28 – Friday, Dec. 2. 

Family Night will be Wednesday evening, Nov. 30 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

If you’d like to volunteer to help with this event, you can sign up here or contact Ms. Hall at [email protected].  We hope to see you there!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0944AEAF22A5FA7-halley

 

*We are also hoping to offer a Family Board Game Night on November 30th.   Stay Tuned!

Save The Date - PTO Paint Night! (See Flyer Below)

ART Night Official information:

  December 15th – 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Painter registration:

https://givebutter.com/c/bO4yy1

Volunteers: William Halley PTO 22-23 Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ACA72AA3FAC61-william1

Resident Artist:  Mrs. Vicky Willis (Halley’s Art Teacher)

Safety and Security Updates at Halley

We are pleased to inform you that Halley ES has updated security cameras installed in all premises of our school.  These cameras are monitored 24-7 and we continue to work closely with FCPS Office of Safety and Security to ensure safety of our students and staff.

 

Yearbook Cover Contest 2022-2023

 

Do you have an artistic eye and school spirit? Do you want your artwork to be featured in the yearbook for this school year? If so, consider entering the Halley ES Yearbook Cover Design Contest!

Your cover must:

  • Include the school name: Halley Elementary
  • Include the year: 2022-2023
  • Have a hand-drawn illustration that somehow represents the theme Halley is a Caring Community.
  • Be submitted on a standard piece of 8.5 x 11 white copier/computer paper. Please make it vertical. It must cover the entire page.
  • Please do not use crayons – markers or colored pencils are suggested.

 

Any covers that include the following can NOT be considered:

  •  Student name or signature on the artwork
  •  Anything except 8.5 x 11 white paper

All entries must be submitted by Wednesday, December 2, 2022. Students can drop off the original artwork at the school to Mrs. Willis – please paper clip a note with your name, grade and teacher. You can also take a photo and send it “actual size” to Mrs. Vicky Willis at [email protected] . In the email, please include your name, grade, and teacher.

Advanced Academic Level IV Referral Deadline

Parent referrals to be considered for the Level IV (full-time) advanced academics for the 2023-2024 school year for current students in grades 2-6 are due no later than December 15Referrals will not be accepted after the deadline.

Referral forms must be submitted as an attachment via email and must be sent to the following contact: [email protected]

You will receive an email replay confirming receipt of your referral. If you do not receive the confirmation email within a few school-business days, please reach out to Mrs. Keefer at [email protected]

Information about the referral process may be found on the FCPS AAP website (https://www.fcps.edu/node/37056).  The referral form can be found via this link: https://www.fcps.edu/sites/default/files/media/forms/AAPLevelIVReferralForm_1.pdf

In the Hive, we Strive to help others!

 

In the Hive, we Strive to build a caring culture and support one another!  As we approach the fall and winter months and a season of many holidays, families often face increased stress and financial need.  Many families also are looking for ways to support others.

  • We are collecting gift cards to support Halley families in need during the holidays and throughout the school year.  Please consider donating a gift card, preferably to a grocery store, Walmart, or Target in any increment.  Gift cards can be dropped off in the front office in an envelope to the attention of one of our student services team or given to any member of the student services team (school counselors, social worker, or school psychologist) or one of the administrative team.

If your family is in need of extra support during the holiday season, please reach out to our Parent Liaison, Sandra Ramirez, at 703 551 5791 or our School Social Worker, Liz DeVoll, at 703-551-5789 to discuss available resources.

Calendar Survey: Make Your Voice Heard!

 

FCPS parents/caregivers, employees, and students in grades 7-12 were emailed an invitation to take the 2023-24 School Year Calendar Survey. This survey is part of an annual process to gather input from the community to help develop the school year calendar for the following year.

Please complete the survey by Thursday, December 1, and make your voice heard! For more information or help filling out the survey, please visit our website

 

Halley Is a Positivity Project School!  Thank you to our amazing PTO for partnering with us in this effort! Each month we will focus on a different character strength as we strive to be our best selves. 

For the month of November, our school community will be focusing on the character strength of Gratitude. Gratitude means you are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.

Gratitude is the quality of feelings and expressing thankfulness and appreciation. It is an affirmation that there is goodness in other people and the world and that we have received that goodness. People with the strength of gratitude have a readiness to show appreciation for kindness and also to return kindness. A leading expert, Robert Emmons, calls gratitude a “relationship-strengthening emotion because it requires us to see how we’ve been supported and affirmed by other people.”

Out of all 24-character strengths, gratitude is the single best predictor of individual well-being. It is correlated with increased energy, empathy, happiness and optimism. And, the great thing about gratitude is that it can be intentionally cultivated. Numerous studies have concluded that gratitude is like a muscle. The more you practice it, the stronger it gets -- and the more you’re able to reap its benefits.

To practice and encourage the character strength of gratitude with your child, please visit the Positivity Project’s P2 for Families (password: P2) where together you will watch a video, read a quote and talk about the answers to three questions.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Schools and offices will be closed November 23-25. Classes will resume on Monday, November 28.

 

YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar
  • Wednesday-Friday November 23 – 25 Thanksgiving Break – (No School)
  • December 19 - January 02- Winter Break (No School)
  • January 16- Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday (No School)
  • January 25- End of Second Quarter- 2-hour early release
Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

 

ART Night Official information:

 

Painter registration: (https://givebutter.com/c/bO4yy1)

 

Volunteers: William Halley PTO 22-23 Sign Up Genius https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ACA72AA3FAC61-william1)

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Thank you to everyone who attended our Veterans Day program on Thursday!

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.

Join us for Curriculum Night!   Tuesday, Nov. 15th  6:00pm – 7:30pm FCPS News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:

 

    • Calendar Survey Coming Soon!
    • Student Performance in Language Arts (Grades 1-6)
    • Family Engagement Resources
    • School Board Presentation: Academic Matters

 

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today

Halley Is a Positivity Project School!  Thank you to our amazing PTO for partnering with us in this effort! Each month we will focus on a different character strength as we strive to be our best selves. 

For the month of November, our school community will be focusing on the character strength of Gratitude. Gratitude means you are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.

Gratitude is the quality of feelings and expressing thankfulness and appreciation. It is an affirmation that there is goodness in other people and the world and that we have received that goodness. People with the strength of gratitude have a readiness to show appreciation for kindness and also to return kindness. A leading expert, Robert Emmons, calls gratitude a “relationship-strengthening emotion because it requires us to see how we’ve been supported and affirmed by other people.”

Out of all 24-character strengths, gratitude is the single best predictor of individual well-being. It is correlated with increased energy, empathy, happiness and optimism. And, the great thing about gratitude is that it can be intentionally cultivated. Numerous studies have concluded that gratitude is like a muscle. The more you practice it, the stronger it gets -- and the more you’re able to reap its benefits.

To practice and encourage the character strength of gratitude with your child, please visit the Positivity Project’s P2 for Families (password: P2) where together you will watch a video, read a quote and talk about the answers to three questions.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Schools and offices will be closed November 23-25. Classes will resume on Monday, November 28.

Feedback Welcome on Proposed Family Life Education Changes 

The Fairfax County School Board is reviewing recommended changes to the Family Life Education (FLE) curriculum and invites public feedback as part of the review process. In May 2022, the Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee (FLECAC) presented recommended curriculum changes, to go into effect for the 2023-24 school year. Those changes include adopting gender-combined instruction, and exploring instruction of gender identity, recommended media, and other instructional changes. 

The recommendations reflect leading education and child development research and expert advice. According to research cited in the recommendations, these changes will create a more inclusive learning environment, result in higher academic achievement for students, and improve school climate.

Public feedback will be shared with FLECAC and the School Board. FCPS staff and the School Board will consider all feedback but are unable to reply to individuals. 

Learn more about the recommended changes on our website. The public feedback form will be available on our website and will be open October 31 through December 1.

Thanksgiving Luncheon

This school year, Halley ES is excited to be able to provide a Thanksgiving lunch menu for students on Thursday, November 17, 2022.  Unfortunately, staffing and supply chain challenges continue to impact daily operations in FCPS; as a result, the Thanksgiving lunch will not be available to guests.

The Fall Halley Book Fair is almost here!  This year’s dates will be Monday, Nov. 28 – Friday, Dec. 2. 

Family Night will be Wednesday evening, Nov. 30 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

If you’d like to volunteer to help with this event, you can sign up here or contact Ms. Hall – [email protected].  We hope to see you there!

Staying Healthy this Cold/Flu Season

Although the community level of COVID-19 in Fairfax County is currently low, cases of RSV, the flu, and other viruses are on the rise. It continues to be important to wash your hands regularly, cover coughs and sneezes, monitor your health daily, and stay home if you are sick. For more tips, visit our Return to School website

Nominate an amazing HALLEY Staff Member for the Outstanding Employee Awards

The deadline to submit a nomination is November 18th

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Buchko at [email protected]

Nominations will be/are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for a Halley Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through this Google form You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

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 google form link has more information regarding the criteria for each of these awards and the eligibility requirements are below.

Outstanding Teacher 

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

Outstanding New Teacher

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

Outstanding Principal

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)

Outstanding Leader 

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):  Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

Outstanding Professional Employee 

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership.  Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

Outstanding Operational Employee

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

The deadline to submit a nomination is November 18th

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Buchko at [email protected]

Family Engagement Month

National Family Engagement Month reminds us that families are children's first and most important teachers, advocates, and nurturers. More than 35 years of research shows that the most effective way to increase student achievement is for families to be actively involved in the education of their child. Strong parental and family support is vital to the well-being and success of students. FCPS has many resources for families designed to increase engagement and partnerships with families while fostering academic success and social-emotional growth. 

The national standards for family-school partnerships include welcoming all families, communicating effectively, supporting student success, speaking up for every child, sharing power, and collaborating with the community. 

The following resources are available to all FCPS families. Visit the links below to learn more about workshops and classes for families, digital and printable resources for early childhood, mental health, military families, special education, multilingual and wellness topics.

FCPS Calendar Survey Coming Soon!

In an annual planning process, FCPS uses input from the community to help develop the school year calendar for the following year. The Calendar Survey will be sent to parents/caregivers, employees, and students in grades 7-12 next week. 

Our framework for creating the calendar is available online to ensure transparency, as we work to build a calendar that is inclusive and equitable.

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Happy Friday Halley Hornets  Veterans Day Celebration Thursday, November 10th  3:00pm

 

The staff and students at Halley will host our Veterans Day program on Thursday, November 10th at 3:00pm.  Parents are invited to attend, and our active-duty military personnel are free to wear their uniform.  Please join us!

Please send photos of your Veteran!

As part of our Veterans' Day celebration, we would like to create a Wall of Honor featuring photographs of the active-duty and veteran members of the military in our school community. Please send a photo of your military family member(s) and include the individuals name, rank, and branch of service by Friday, November 4th. 

Please use this LINK to upload your picture by November 7th. As a result of the volume of pictures please only upload one photo of the service member. 

You can also send a hard-copy photo into school with your child (please be sure to label it with your child’s name and teacher’s name if you would like it returned) or e-mail a digital copy to Paula Johnson-Tyler at [email protected].

Thank you for your service!

Thanksgiving Luncheon

This school year, Halley ES is excited to be able to provide a Thanksgiving lunch menu for students on Thursday, November 17, 2022.  Unfortunately, staffing and supply chain challenges continue to impact daily operations in FCPS; as a result, the Thanksgiving lunch will not be available to guests.

Join us for Curriculum Night!   Tuesday, Nov. 15th  6:00pm – 7:30pm Feedback Welcome on Proposed Family Life Education Changes 

The Fairfax County School Board is reviewing recommended changes to the Family Life Education (FLE) curriculum and invites public feedback as part of the review process. In May 2022, the Family Life Education Curriculum Advisory Committee (FLECAC) presented recommended curriculum changes, to go into effect for the 2023-24 school year. Those changes include adopting gender-combined instruction, and exploring instruction of gender identity, recommended media, and other instructional changes. 

The recommendations reflect leading education and child development research and expert advice. According to research cited in the recommendations, these changes will create a more inclusive learning environment, result in higher academic achievement for students, and improve school climate.

Public feedback will be shared with FLECAC and the School Board. FCPS staff and the School Board will consider all feedback but are unable to reply to individuals. 

Learn more about the recommended changes on our website. The public feedback form will be available on our website and will be open October 31 through December 1.

Calendar Reminder

 

Election Day

Don’t forget to get out and vote on Tuesday, November 8! The day will be observed as a holiday for students and teachers. For more information, visit the Virginia Department of Elections website. 

Veterans Day

As a reminder, Friday, November 11, is a student holiday/school planning day for the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is a time to pause, reflect, and recognize the extraordinary sacrifices our veterans and their families have made on our behalf. We thank them for their service. Learn about the history of Veterans Day

See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar.

Staying Healthy This Cold/Flu Season

Although the community level of COVID-19 in Fairfax County is currently low, cases of RSV, the flu, and other viruses are on the rise. It is still important for students to wash their hands regularly and cover their coughs and sneezes.

Please monitor your child’s health daily and keep them at home if they are sick. Visit FCPS' Health and Safety Guidance webpage for more tips.

Nominate an amazing HALLEY Staff Member for the Outstanding Employee Awards

 

Nominations will be/are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for a Halley Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through this Google form You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

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 google form link has more information regarding the criteria for each of these awards and the eligibility requirements are below.

 

Outstanding Teacher 

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding New Teacher

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding Principal

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)

 

Outstanding Leader 

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):  Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

 

Outstanding Professional Employee 

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership.  Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

 

Outstanding Operational Employee

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

 

The deadline to submit a nomination is November 18th

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Buchko at [email protected]

2022-23 Strategic Planning

Opportunity for Students to Help Inform FCPS’ Future

You may have heard FCPS is developing a Strategic Plan that will serve as the school division’s roadmap for the future. We encourage every parent/caregiver, student, employee, and community member to participate in this important work. 

The first engagement opportunity will be an optional survey, which will be open to students in grades 3-12. Knowing what is important to students will be very helpful to Dr. Reid, as she leads the planning of FCPS’ future. All schools, including ours, will schedule a date and time during the school day to administer the survey between November 2-18. If you would prefer that your child not participate, you may opt your child out of taking the survey. Please visit FCPS’ website for more information.

  YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar

6th- Daylight Savings Time Ends

8th- Student Holiday ( Election Day)

23rd-25th- Student Holiday (Thanksgiving Break)

*The full FCPS 2022-2023 calendar can be accessed here Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

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Halley Website

 

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Welcoming our Families to Halley

Halley Families,

Happy Friday!  After two years of limited to no visitors in our building, we are excited to be able to welcome families back in-person to participate in events and support our school community. Please see below for various ways to get involved at school.  Welcome home!

Lunch Visitors

We have returned to our pre-pandemic policy of welcoming family members to join their child for lunch!  Just check in at the office (Driver's license needed) at your child's lunchtime, enjoy eating with them, and sign back out in the office when lunch is over.  Feel free to bring a lunch for your child, however, please do not bring food to share with classmates.  Here is our lunch schedule:

11:00 a.m. – 5th grade

11:30 a.m. – 6th grade

12:00 p.m. – 4th grade

12:30 p.m. – 2nd grade

1:00 p.m. – Kindergarten & 1st grade

1:30 p.m. – 3rd grade

 

Special Events

Last year, we started hosting in-person assemblies and events again, and it was wonderful to have families back in person!  We are excited to announce that we are hosting several family events this year and already off to a great start!  Please see below for details about our annual Veterans Day assembly which will return to in-person this year.  We hope you will join us!

Family Engagement Committee

As we work to deepen relationships with and among families and amplify our family engagement efforts, family voices are critical!  We are looking for family representatives for our Family Engagement Committee.  This committee, comprised of staff, family and community members, and students, will meet quarterly to reflect on our family engagement efforts and plan next steps for our school community.  Interested in serving on this committee?  Please email Principal Kerry Peerman at [email protected].

Whether you've been visiting the school already this year or have yet to stop by, we welcome you back to your Halley Hornet home!  We are the loving and interdependent community that we are because of you all, our families.  We look forward to seeing you soon.

Blessings and Joy,

Kerry Peerman, Principal

Paula Johnson-Tyler. Assistant Principal

Lucy Zamora, Assistant Principal

SAVE THE DATE Veterans Day Celebration Thursday, November 10th  3:00pm

 

Because Veterans Day is a Student Holiday this year (Friday, November 11th), we will be shifting our celebration to the day before – Thursday, November 10th. Family members who are current or former members of the military are invited to come to school that morning to speak to students about their experiences.

More information will be sent, but we wanted to make sure to get this “Save the Date” message out now so those who are interested can mark their calendars and arrange for time off from work, if necessary.

Monday, October 31st

Schools will be closed for students on Monday, October 31st, for a teacher workday

Nominations will be/are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for a Halley Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through this Google form You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

 

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 google form link has more information regarding the criteria for each of these awards and the eligibility requirements are below.

 

Outstanding Teacher 

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding New Teacher

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding Principal

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)

 

Outstanding Leader 

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):

Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

 

 

Outstanding Professional Employee 

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership

Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

 

Outstanding Operational Employee

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

 

The deadline to submit a nomination is November 18th

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Buchko at [email protected]

Impact Aid Survey Due November 4

FCPS is asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid. Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3. All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by November 4. All results are confidential.

Watch this video to learn about the importance of the Impact Aid Survey and this video for directions on how to fill out the survey. 

Have questions or need help?  Contact Mrs. Connie Keefer, office assistant, at [email protected] or by calling the front office at (703)551-5700. 

2022-23 Strategic Planning

Opportunity for Students to Help Inform FCPS’ Future

You may have heard FCPS is developing a Strategic Plan that will serve as the school division’s roadmap for the future. We encourage every parent/caregiver, student, employee, and community member to participate in this important work. 

The first engagement opportunity will be an optional survey, which will be open to students in grades 3-12. Knowing what is important to students will be very helpful to Dr. Reid, as she leads the planning of FCPS’ future. All schools, including ours, will schedule a date and time during the school day to administer the survey between November 2-18. If you would prefer that your child not participate, you may opt your child out of taking the survey. Please visit FCPS’ website for more information.

Monday, October 31 Teacher Workday

Schools are closed for students on Monday, Oct. 31, for a teacher workday.

See the complete 2022-23 school year calendar.

All Saints Day/Dia de Los Muertos

 

Dia de los Muertos is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of departed loved ones. Tuesday, November 1, and Wednesday, November 2, are “O” Days, religious and cultural observances noted in the school calendar. To learn more about Dia de los Muertos, watch this video.

While Dia de los Muertos is largely celebrated in Mexico and Latin America, it also coincides with All Saints Day (November 1) and All Souls Day (November 2). These days are celebrated by Catholics, Anglicans, and some Protestants worldwide to honor those who have died and gone to heaven (All Saints Day) and those who may still be in purgatory (All Souls Day).

The school calendar recognizes many O days during the school year. Classes are held on these days, however, the School Board has directed that tests, quizzes, field trips, graduation, homecoming, or FCPS-scheduled athletic events not be held on these observance days. Read Regulation 2234.12 for details.

  Election Day

Don’t forget to get out and vote on Tuesday, November 8!

The day will be observed as a holiday for students and teachers. For more information, visit the Virginia Department of Elections website. 

See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar.

YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar

October 24-Student Holiday

October 28-End of First Quarter/2hr. Early Release

October 31-Teacher Workday/Student Holiday

 

  Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

8850 Cross Chase Circle, Fairfax Station 22039  |  Phone: 703-551-5700

Attendance: 703-551-5757 or email HalleyES.Attendance

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Happy Friday Hornets!

 

Please Complete Your Impact Aid Forms

Beginning on October 18, FCPS will be asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid. Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3. All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by November 4. All results are confidential.

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Comenzando el 18 de Octubre, FCPS estará pidiendo a todas las familias que llenen una Encuesta de Estudiantes-Padres para Ayuda de Impacto Federal.

Devolver esta forma es importante porque la información de esta encuesta resulta en una subvención adicional de $3 millones cada año del Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos. Estos fondos se utilizan para apoyar a todas las escuelas y centros públicos del Condado de Fairfax.  

Por cada niño en edad escolar en su hogar, por favor complete, firme, feche y devuelva la encuesta a la escuela de su hijo. Si las secciones 1 y 2 de la encuesta no se aplican a usted, simplemente marque la casilla de la sección 3. Todos los formularios deben ser firmados, fechados y devueltos antes del 4 de Noviembre. Todos los resultados son confidenciales

Calendar Reminder: Diwali

Happy Diwali to all those who celebrate this day and the victory of light over darkness. Monday, October 24, is a holiday for teachers and students (only 12-month employees report). Learn more about Diwali. 

See the complete 2022-23 School Year Calendar.

Early Release and Teacher Workday

The first quarter ends next Friday, October 28.  Students will be released two hours early.  Dismissal will begin at 2:05pm. 

October 31 is a teacher workday and student holiday for students.  Second quarter begins on Tuesday, November 1. 

COVID Diagnostic Testing

COVID diagnostic testing will be available for FCPS students, teachers, and staff at five locations across the county on October 17, 18, and 19. This testing is for those who are either experiencing COVID symptoms or have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID. Appointments are not required, but registration must be completed before testing. Visit the COVID Testing webpage for more information

2022-23 Strategic Planning

Opportunity for Students to Help Inform FCPS’ Future

You may have heard FCPS is developing a Strategic Plan that will serve as the school division’s roadmap for the future. We encourage every parent/caregiver, student, employee, and community member to participate in this important work. 

The first engagement opportunity will be an optional survey, which will be open to students in grades 3-12. Knowing what is important to students will be very helpful to Dr. Reid, as she leads the planning of FCPS’ future. All schools, including ours, will schedule a date and time during the school day to administer the survey between November 2-18. If you would prefer that your child not participate, you may opt your child out of taking the survey. Please visit FCPS’ website for more information.

Parent Resource Center Webinars Address Bullying

On October 27, at 7 p.m., the Parent Resource Center (PRC) will host a “Meet the Author” event with Nalani and Leila Butler, graduates of Hayfield Secondary School, who will read their book Paige Saves the Day. The book addresses overcoming bullying. Register online for this webinar. Adults and children are welcome. 

The PRC will also host a webinar on Bullying Prevention on November 18, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Register online.

YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar

October 24-Student Holiday

October 28-End of First Quarter/2hr. Early Release

October 31-Teacher Workday/Student Holiday

Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

Twitter

Halley Website

Join us for the Extended one more week! The grade level with the highest collection, will receive a prize!

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Happy Weekend Hornets! Friday, October 21, 2022 Mylifetouch.com Halley’s School ID:  EVTWHF98K

Meet Our Halley Student Services Team Here!

 

We are here to partner with you to support your Halley Hornet.  We have one part-time psychologist, Kate Murray, two full-time school counselors, Margie Ascierto and Alyssa Concino and a part-time social worker, Liz DeVoll. 

Please reach out to one of these staff members to discuss celebrations, concerns, and to identify resources.

Join us for… The Cardboard Challenge!

On Thursday, October 20, from 5:30-7:30 pm, Halley ES will be holding our annual Cardboard Challenge!

If your family would like to participate, please complete this Google Form so we can gauge the number of participants. You can also begin to start collecting cardboard and duct tape to prepare. Feel free to start thinking about or drafting your ideas in advance.

We’re excited for Halley students to show their creativity in a unique way!

Special note: This challenge is part of a national competition. Here is a video explaining how this idea began.

Please join us for our next virtual Hornet Huddle!  10/18/22 - 6:00pm

Bullying and Harassment facilitated by Mr. Stefan Mascoll,

Coordinator of Student Safety and Wellness.

*Link will be shared closer to the event

Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid

Beginning on October 18, FCPS will be asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid.

Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers.

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the box in Section 3. All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by November 4. All results are confidential.

COVID Diagnostic Testing

COVID diagnostic testing will be available for FCPS students, teachers, and staff at five locations across the county on October 17, 18, and 19. This testing is for those who are either experiencing COVID symptoms or have been exposed to someone diagnosed with COVID. Appointments are not required, but registration must be completed before testing. Visit the COVID Testing webpage for more information

FREE Tutoring YOUR PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

We are honored to work with you this year and will work every day to ensure a safe and positive learning environment for your child. We can't do it alone. Please contact us if there is anything we can do to further support your child's learning and experience at Halley. We are here to listen and partner with you to help your child have a successful school year! 

 

Your Halley Administrative Team,

Mrs. Peerman, Principal

Mrs. Johnson-Tyler, Assistant Principal

 Mrs. Zamora, Assistant Principal

Mark Your Calendar

October 24-Student Holiday

October 28-End of First Quarter/2hr. Early Release

October 31-Teacher Workday/Student Holiday

Stay in touch!

Make sure to join us on social media!

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Join us for the COIN WARS!!!! October 17th – October 21st

Put your spare change toward a great cause and help buy educational items for our school.  Students…bring in your quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies and place them in the bag in your classroom.

At the end of the competition (October 21st), the grade level who collected the most money will win a prize on November 3rd! All proceeds from our penny war fundraiser will go to support our Halley students and community!

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