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PreK students in Ms. Maggie's class put on their winter hats while learning how to dress for winter.Schools and Offices Closed on January 18 and January 20
As a reminder, schools and offices will be closed Monday, January 18, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, and Wednesday, January 20, for Inauguration Day.
Friday, January 22, is the last day of the second quarter and is a two-hour early release day. Monday, January 25, is a teacher work day and a student holiday.
More information is on the Herndon ES website.Herndon ES Grab and Go Schedule for January 18 - 27
Monday, January 18 is closed for the MLK Jr. holiday.
Tuesday, January 19 we will offer breakfast, lunch, snack and supper for both Tuesday and Wednesday, 1/19 and 1/20.
Thursday, January 21 we will offer breakfast, lunch, snack and supper for Thursday and Friday, 1/21 and 1/22 .
Friday, January 22 we will offer breakfast lunch for 1/23 and 24 and breakfast, lunch snack and supper for Monday 1/25 as we are off
Wednesday, January 27 we will begin our once a week, 7 day bulk weekly distribution
The complete schedule can be found at our Herndon ES website.Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022 is Open!
Don't wait! Tell your neighbors and friends, too! A child may enter kindergarten for this coming school year if he or she turns five on or before September 30, 2021.
Click here to access our Herndon ES website and fill out the new student registration form. Our registrar, Shermin Sirajudin, will contact you soon after. Questions? Please call 703-326-3100.PTA News... There's no Wrong Way to PTA!
Support a small local business and your school at the same time! Our next School Spirit Night will be on Wednesday, January 27 starting at 4 pm. at Mr. Pepperoni at 303 Spring Street. When ordering Delivery or Takeout, please mention "Herndon ES Spirit Night." Take a look at their menu and/or order online at https://mrpepperoni.com/New Year, New Plans
Learn more about our plans for an exciting Spring and interact with HES staff and PTA at our next PTA General Meeting on our YouTube Channel on Thursday, Jan 28 at 7 pm. Academic coaches from FCPS will also be there to give you tips on how to support your child's performance as we head into the second half of the 2020-21 school year. We will send out a Google survey (like the school counselors did in September) so parents can send us any questions they may have beforehand. You can still ask via chat that night as well.Monday Mingle Clubs are Back
Your PTA is helping fund the popular Monday Mingle Clubs this winter.
The second round of Monday Mingle is just around the corner, with all sorts of fun, new offerings by Herndon Specialists! The Portrait of a Graduate Critical and Creative Thinking focus will be to use the arts to express personal feelings, thoughts and ideas. Stay tuned for descriptions of the clubs and registration links which will go out in a News You Choose next week. Registration will end on Wednesday 1/27 on at 11:59! These free clubs will last for 6 weeks and end right before Spring Break. Please be on the look out for registration.Jive in the Hive
Who is ready for some fun in New Year? Herndon Elementary is excited to be hosting a Virtual Dance Fit Event next month! Our “Jive in the Hive” kick-off date is January 25, with the Virtual Dance Fit Event being on February 28. Everyone is encouraged to join in. We’re excited to see our school come together in this program that will give us an extra boost of energy and much needed fun! Stay tuned for further details.Citizenship Essay
This year our country and county has overcome many challenges. Tell us what you think in the NOVA District PTA Student Citizenship Essay! The 2020-21 Citizenship Essay Theme is "How do we stand together while so far apart?" The application is due February 1st and is available on their website along with other details and information.FCPS Family Resource Center
Don't forget that people at the FCPS Family Resource Center are standing by ready to help parents and students! They provide access to information and resources to support the success of all students, including those with learning challenges, special needs, and disabilities. You can call 703-204-3941 anytime between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday-Friday or contact them by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out their website for more information on how they can help you.
Click here for the January 15, 2021 edition of the Herndon Elementary Morning News!HES Calendar
January 18: NO SCHOOL, MLK Holiday
January 20: NO SCHOOL, Inauguration Day
January 22: End of 2nd Quarter, 2 HOUR EARLY RELEASE
January 25: Student Holiday, Teacher Workday
January 27: HES Grab & Go changes to once a week
January 27: PTA Spirit Night at Mr. Pepperoni
January 28: PTA Virtual General Meeting, 7pmUsing FCPS Service Learning to Honor the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. this Saturday!
Even during COVID-19, students are finding incredible ways to serve their communities either virtually or while practicing social distancing and following CDC guidelines. The upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday weekend is a great opportunity to connect students with impactful service opportunities while also teaching students about the life and legacy of Dr. King.
In partnership with FCPS and Neighborhood and Community Services (NCS), Volunteer Fairfax will begin offering virtual, family-friendly service learning activities on January 16.
To learn more about the MLK, Jr., Weekend of Service and the specific service activities, visit Volunteer Fairfax’s website for more information.