Welcome to the Herndon ES Bee Hive!
2 Hour Early Release and Student Holiday
On Friday, March 5, students will be dismissed 2 hours earlier than their normal dismissal times.
Monday, March 8, is a student holiday and staff development day. There is no school for students on this day.
Herndon Elementary Return to School Schedules
Herndon Elementary school day bell times are 9:45 am - 4:15 pm. The lunch-family times for virtual students are 12:15 - 1:15 pm.
The grade level Return to In-person learning, Teacher Planning Days, and Virtual Town Halls schedules can be found here.
Health Screening Commitment Form Required for all In-Person Students
All parents/guardians who selected in-person instruction for their child will be required to complete and return to school a Parent/Guardian Health Screening Commitment form.
Herndon ES Grade Level Virtual Town Hall Meetings Schedule
We strongly encourage you attend our grade level Town Halls. You will receive much more detailed information about return to school and will have an opportunity to ask questions.
The links and recordings are posted here.
Herndon Elementary Weekly Meal Kits and In-Person School Menus
Herndon ES is a Weekly Meal Kit distribution site. We will hand out 7 day meal kits which include breakfast, lunch, snack and supper on WEDNESDAYS only, 10:00 am-12:30 pm. There will be NO daily meal service.
The link to the In-Person menus can be found here, too.
2021-22 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.
Return to School
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is partnering with families to ensure we keep students and staff safe and healthy as we return to school buildings for learning. Working together, we will follow recommended health guidance that focuses on student health, safety, and emotional well-being.
Kindergarten and Grade 1 Dual Language Immersion Lottery Registration is Open
Online registration for the lottery is open. Parents may register their child for the 2021-2022 school year using their FCPS SIS account credentials. Registration for Grade 1 will be open until February 18 at 4 p.m. Registration for Kindergarten will be open until March 11 at 4 p.m.
Annual English Language Proficiency Test
In Virginia, all divisions use the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs to monitor students' progress in acquiring academic English. This test is administered to all students in grades K-12 with an English language proficiency (ELP) level of 1-5 and 9.
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.
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
Upcoming Events at Herndon Elementary School
Mental Health Resources: 24/7 Emergency Numbers
CrisisLink Regional Hotline
Dominion Hospital Emergency
Mobile Crisis Unit