Thanksgiving Break November 24-26
As a reminder, schools and offices will be CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break, November 24-26. Classes will resume on Monday, November 29.
Window for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals to Close December 15
Parents/guardians of students in Grades 2-7 who would like their student to be considered for full-time advanced academic programs (level IV AAP services) may submit the AAP Level IV Referral Form no later than December 15. Click here for more information.
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.
School-located Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5 - 11
Fairfax Health District and Fairfax County Public Schools are hosting 19 COVID-19 vaccine clinics at 9 schools for students ages 5-11 years. Schools include Hutchison, Annandale Terrace, Woodlawn, Centreville, Providence, and Franklin Sherman. Attendees are not required to be a student at that school. Vaccines will not be available for those 12 years and older.
No appointment is necessary, vaccinations are free, and children must be accompanied by a parent or another responsible adult.
Have a Concern You Want to Share with FCPS?
The Office of the Ombudsman provides an independent, confidential resource for students, families, community members, and employees who are seeking informal help to answer questions, resolve concerns, and voice complaints regarding FCPS matters. Contact them here.
Report safety issues online or by text message using the Safety Tipline. You may choose to identify yourself or remain anonymous.
Anticipated Bus Delays
Due to the bus driver shortage, we will be increasing “double back” bus runs, meaning a bus is required to run two scheduled routes back to back that would normally have been covered by two separate buses. These “double backs” may impact delivery time to schools or bus stops and may have a domino effect, affecting after-school drop-off times.