FCPS Free Summer Meal Program Updates
Some meal kit SITES extended through August 16. Herndon ES is NOT a meal kit site for summer .
Meal kit buses through August 5. More information, including sites and bus routes for the summer, can be found here.
HES Back to School 2021-22
Herndon ES is looking forward to welcoming our BEES back to school for 5 days of in-person instruction for the 2021-22 school year. Our Open House/Back to School is Thursday, August 19 and the first day of school is Monday, August 23. More information, including our bell schedule, can be found here.
Welcome, Principal Hunstad!
Herndon Elementary would like to give a warm welcome to our new principal! Principal Candace Hunstad, we are happy you are here!
Kindergarten and New Student Registration
We're excited to welcome our newest Herndon ES Bees for next year! Looking for information about registering a new student with us? Begin the process!
A child may enter kindergarten for this coming school year if he or she turns five on or before September 30, 2021.
New School-Based Vaccination Clinics; Register Today
Free vaccination clinics for adolescents 12 years of age and older will be held from 2 – 7 p.m. on Friday, August 4 at Herndon Elementary; Thursday, August 5 at Justice High; and Friday, August 6 at Liberty Middle.
Required School Immunization Appointments Available
Documentation of immunization is required for students entering kindergarten, 7th grade, 12th grade, and for new students transferring into FCPS. Now is the time to schedule a free appointment through the Fairfax County Health Department for your child's immunizations.
No-Cost Summer Meals for Students
No cost summer meals for students available June 28 to August 5 at ten school sites and on 40 bus routes.
Virtual Mental Wellness Consultation
Any Fairfax County parent may schedule a 45-minute Virtual Mental Wellness Consultation this summer from June 28 through August 6. The consultation can take place by phone or video conferencing with a school psychologist or school social worker to get the support needed to help your child. There is no cost for this service.
Come Back for 5 Days
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is reaching out to parents, encouraging them to send their children back to in-person learning this fall. Take a look at images on banners, yard signs, and social media that highlight exceptional programs available to students as FCPS returns strong.
There is now a new Emergency Broadband Benefit available to eligible households through the Federal Communications Commission. This is a temporary benefit that will help to lower the cost of internet broadband service during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more.
Parent Technology Help Desk
The Parent Technology Help Desk will continue to support parents and students through the summer months. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Herndon ES News You Choose, BEE HIVE!
Our "HES Bee Hive" News You Choose newsletter comes out every Friday at 5:00 pm and sometimes in between!
Stay up to date with the latest on what Herndon ES families need to know, school and community events, clubs, reminders, pictures, and our good news from the hive! Click on "View it as a webpage" to see all of the colorful pictures.