Upcomming Career and Transition Events

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Super Transition Saturday

Join us for Super Transition Saturday It is never too early or too late to start planning for a successful transition from school life to life as a young adult. Join us to learn about Career and Transition Services (CTS) programming and course options for students with disabilities. Breakout sessions will cover in-school services, as well as postsecondary support services, employment and postsecondary education considerations, and student self-determination as an evidence-based predictor of post school success. This event also includes a student/parent panel where members describe their personal experiences as they navigated Fairfax County Public Schools and the transition process.

February 22, 2020*

9:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Luther Jackson Middle School

3020 Gallows Road

Falls Church, Virginia 22042

*Snow date: March 14, 2020

Advance registration REQUIRED Register online at the Parent Resource Center or call 703.204.3941

FCPS Educators register on MyPLT to receive 4.5 recertification points

Questions?  Please contact Karen Rudert, ETR- Quander for more information.  klrudert@fcps.edu

703-718-2411

2020 Fairfax County Teen Job Fairs

You are invited to attend the 2020 Fairfax County Teen Job Fairs and Resume Building Workshops. First jobs are important and these events help connect teens and employers face to face and prepare our youth for the workforce.

These events will focus on student job seekers (approximately ages 16 to 18) looking for full time employment, after-school employment, seasonal positions, internship opportunities, or volunteer experiences. It is open to all teens in Fairfax County looking for employment or wanting tips to build their resume. Volunteer opportunities and resume building workshops will be available for younger students looking to begin to build their resume.

Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to showcase their companies, brand their business in the local community, and advertise the positions they have available. It does not cost to participate.

During our previous job fairs, over 2000 Fairfax County teenagers and 120 employers attended all events combined. These job fairs provided hundreds of teenagers the opportunity to get in front of employers and for employers and volunteer organizations to find talented, driven Fairfax County students to fill their positions.

Saturday, March 7th - 10 am to 12 pm Woodson High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Dalia Palchik, Supervisor James Walkinshaw, Woodson High School and Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, March 7th - 2 to 4 pm South County High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Dan Storck, South Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, South County Federation, and South County High School

Saturday, March 14th - 2 to 4pm Chantilly High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Kathy Smith, Chantilly HS STEM Academy, and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, March 21st - 10 am to 12 pm Mount Vernon High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Rodney Lusk, Supervisor Dan Storck, Chairman Jeff McKay, Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce, and Mount Vernon High School

Saturday, March 28th - 10 am to 12 pm West Springfield High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor James Walkinshaw, West Springfield High School Student Government Association and Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Students may register here

NOVA 2020 VISION CONFERENCE

FCPS and NVCC (NOVA) are offering an opportunity for students with disabilities to learn about available options.  The conference will include a presentation from Disability Services, a student panel and a Q&A session.

 

Date:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Time:  Sign-in starts at 3:30 pm

Program Duration:  4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please RSVP through this web link:

https://forms.gle/KTmS1hNWB5d6rNPg7

 

Please contact Karen Rudert, ETR- Quander for more information.  klrudert@fcps.edu

703-718-2411 

CTE Summer Career Academy

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) office is excited to announce that we will be offering courses for credit this upcoming summer. Students currently in grades 10 and 11 can take the following courses for credit:

  • Information Systems 
  • Teachers for Tomorrow
  • Exploring Health Science
  • Electrical Construction and Engineering 1
  • Construction Tech 1

Courses are 4 weeks long and require 140 hours for credit. They are held at various locations within the county and transportation will be provided for some courses. Contact school counselor, Greta Thomas, for details.

gknicholstho@fcps.edu

703-718-2412

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Cobra Times

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“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” –Barack Obama

Admin Announcements

Frank Tranfa, Principal

Dear QRS families-

February is Black History Month. Black History Month was started in 1926 by Howard University historian, Carter G. Woodson, who chose February because it included the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

Both Blossoming Beauties and Men of Character will be hosting events this month to honor and celebrate the month. Currently, Men of Character are hosting a coat drive. If you have coats that you are ready to donate, please put them in the blue storage bin in the main office.

Clinician’s Corner

Carlos Fernandez, School Psychologist

Are you finding that your son or daughter immersed in Video Games?

When young people spend most of their time playing video games despite the fact that they have to do schoolwork, exercise, attend family events or social activities, the benefits of gaming seem less useful.  Young people have become increasingly caught up with video games.  Consequently, these video game have lost important priorities such as caring for themselves, performing in school, doing chores at home or socializing with others. 

Recent studies report that gaming is absolutely taking over the brains of children.  According to the US National Library of Medicine, gaming addiction is a behavioral problem which is described by: 1) a preoccupation with gaming; 2) the ability of gaming to modify a person’s mood; 3) the development of tolerance; 4) the presence of withdrawal symptoms upon discontinuation of gaming; and 5) the development of interpersonal conflict because of gaming. 

Research report that excess video gaming does not prepare children for the reality of socializing with their peers and other people.  Therefore, learning how to interact with others in a real-world setting is an important social skill, which might be neglected by individuals who spend too much time gaming. Moreover, the rapid movements and fast-paced action of video games promote a loss of concentration in players which negatively impacts a child’s ability to read books which requires more focus, care and attention.

Adolescence is a time of self-discovery and personal development.  If video games are used appropriately, they can help children learn and apply valuable character traits that may help them in their interactions with others.  However, if used as an escape mechanism, it hinders children from going through developmental challenges of growing up appropriately.  It is recommended that parents monitor the time their children spend playing video games.  It is important to engage in conversation with your child about the effects that excess video games has on their social, academic, and emotional development.

Counselor’s Moment of Clarity

Greta Nichols Thomas, School Counselor

Brrrrrrr!  While winter is certainly upon us, it is never too early to begin to plan for summer learning.  Information about 2020 credit recovery and enrichment institutes are now available on the Summer Learning webpage for FCPS.  Registration opens for the enrichment institutes and camps on February 3, 2020

The following CTE courses will be offered: 

Information Systems,Exploring Health and Sciences, Construction Tech 1, and Electrical Construction and Engineering.  Credit recovery registration will begin on April 27, 2020.  Please contact school counselor, Greta Thomas, for more information.

Calendar Events

As we begin the third marking period, please be aware of the following important dates:

February

WIDA English Language Proficiency Assessment    

11th – 13th, 18th – 20th

WorkKeys – (11th and 12th grade students)

18th – 21st            

President’s Day

17th

March

SOL EOC Writing Spring Window (Students who are enrolled in or have previously passed English 11)

2nd – 18th              

Staff Development Day (student holiday)

3rd

WorkKeys – (11th and 12th grade students)

23rd – 27th            

April

End of 3rd Quarter

3rd

WorkKeys – (11th and 12th grade students)

14th – 24th

SOL EOC Non-Writing Window        

20th – 24th             

Spring Break

6th – 10th

“If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.”

~ Dr. Haim Ginott

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Upcomming Student Holidays, Career and Transition Events and Summer Career Academy

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Student Holidays

January 24th is the last day of the second quarter and Fairfax County Public Schools will be closed for students January 27th & 28th for a teacher workday and staff development day.   School will resume on Wednesday, January 29.

2020 Fairfax County Teen Job Fairs

You are invited to attend the 2020 Fairfax County Teen Job Fairs and Resume Building Workshops. First jobs are important and these events help connect teens and employers face to face and prepare our youth for the workforce.

These events will focus on student job seekers (approximately ages 16 to 18) looking for full time employment, after-school employment, seasonal positions, internship opportunities, or volunteer experiences. It is open to all teens in Fairfax County looking for employment or wanting tips to build their resume. Volunteer opportunities and resume building workshops will be available for younger students looking to begin to build their resume.

Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to showcase their companies, brand their business in the local community, and advertise the positions they have available. It does not cost to participate.

During our previous job fairs, over 2000 Fairfax County teenagers and 120 employers attended all events combined. These job fairs provided hundreds of teenagers the opportunity to get in front of employers and for employers and volunteer organizations to find talented, driven Fairfax County students to fill their positions.

Saturday, March 7th - 10 am to 12 pm Woodson High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Dalia Palchik, Supervisor James Walkinshaw, Woodson High School and Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, March 7th - 2 to 4 pm South County High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Dan Storck, South Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, South County Federation, and South County High School

Saturday, March 14th - 2 to 4pm Chantilly High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Kathy Smith, Chantilly HS STEM Academy, and the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, March 21st - 10 am to 12 pm Mount Vernon High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor Rodney Lusk, Supervisor Dan Storck, Chairman Jeff McKay, Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce, and Mount Vernon High School

Saturday, March 28th - 10 am to 12 pm West Springfield High School Co-sponsored by Supervisor Pat Herrity, Supervisor James Walkinshaw, West Springfield High School Student Government Association and Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Students may register here

Super Transition Saturday

Join us for Super Transition Saturday It is never too early or too late to start planning for a successful transition from school life to life as a young adult. Join us to learn about Career and Transition Services (CTS) programming and course options for students with disabilities. Breakout sessions will cover in-school services, as well as postsecondary support services, employment and postsecondary education considerations, and student self-determination as an evidence-based predictor of post school success. This event also includes a student/parent panel where members describe their personal experiences as they navigated Fairfax County Public Schools and the transition process.

February 22, 2020*

9:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Luther Jackson Middle School

3020 Gallows Road

Falls Church, Virginia 22042

*Snow date: March 14, 2020

Advance registration REQUIRED Register online at the Parent Resource Center or call 703.204.3941

FCPS Educators register on MyPLT to receive 4.5 recertification points

Questions?  Please contact Karen Rudert, ETR- Quander for more information.  klrudert@fcps.edu

703-718-2411

NOVA 2020 VISION CONFERENCE

FCPS and NVCC (NOVA) are offering an opportunity for students with disabilities to learn about available options.  The conference will include a presentation from Disability Services, a student panel and a Q&A session.

 

Date:  Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Time:  Sign-in starts at 3:30 pm

Program Duration:  4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please RSVP through this web link:

https://forms.gle/KTmS1hNWB5d6rNPg7

 

Please contact Karen Rudert, ETR- Quander for more information.  klrudert@fcps.edu

703-718-2411 

CTE Summer Career Academy

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) office is excited to announce that we will be offering courses for credit this upcoming summer. Students currently in grades 10 and 11 can take the following courses for credit:

  • Information Systems 
  • Teachers for Tomorrow
  • Exploring Health Science
  • Electrical Construction and Engineering 1
  • Construction Tech 1

Courses are 4 weeks long and require 140 hours for credit. They are held at various locations within the county and transportation will be provided for some courses. Contact school counselor, Greta Thomas, for details.

gknicholstho@fcps.edu

703-718-2412

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ORW and FCPS Online Campus

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Open Response Writing

QRS students will be taking the mid-year Open Response Writing assessment tomorrow, January 15th. Student will access this assessment through Google Classroom. Please remind your student to bring their laptop!

Writing Blitz Schedule

8:00-8:15 Arrival/Breakfast 8:15-8:30 Room assignments 8:30-10:30 Writing in location 10:30-10:48 Break/Snack 10:51-11:40 4th period 11:43-12:13 Lunch 12:16-12:26 5th period/Homeroom 12:29-1:17 6th period 1:20-2:07 7th period 2:10-2:57 8th period

 

FCPS Online Campus

FCPS Online Campus summer courses will be available to eligible high school students who meet prerequisites and technical requirements.  Students may take one online course for first time or repeat credit.  Courses are rigorous; therefore, students should consult their counselor prior to registering.  Program information is available at Summer Learning.  Registration for summer Online Campus courses opened January 6, 2020.  Contact our school counselor, Greta Thomas, for more information.

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FCPS Online Campus, FCPSOn and ORW

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FCPS Online Campus

FCPS Online Campus summer courses will be available to eligible high school students who meet prerequisites and technical requirements.  Students may take one online course for first time or repeat credit.  Courses are rigorous; therefore, students should consult their counselor prior to registering.  Program information is available at Summer Learning.  Registration for summer Online Campus courses opened January 6, 2020.  Contact our school counselor, Greta Thomas, for more information.

FCPSOn and Open Response Writing

Parents and guardians! Please remind your student to bring a fully charged laptop to school EVERY DAY! QRS teachers have been working hard to present dynamic, engaging content and students have an increase numbers of ways to present their knowledge. To fully benefit students need to bring their laptops to school!

QRS students will be taking the mid-year Open Response Writing assessment Wednesday, January 15th. Student will access this assessment through Google Classroom. Please remind your student to bring their full charged laptop!

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Academy Open Houses at Edison and West Potomac High Schools

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Academy Open Houses

Edison and West Potomac Academies are holding Open Houses in January. Fairfax County Public Schools High School students and their parent/guardian/caretakers are invited to come out for a visit to explore Career and Technical Education programs, meet teachers and staff, see student demonstrations and projects, and tour classrooms and labs. 

Edison Academy's Open House for prospective students for the coming 2020-2021 school year will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Snow date January 25, 2020.

West Potomac's Open House is scheduled for January 13, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

For more information please contact:

Greta N. Thomas
School Counselor, Quander Road School
703-718-2412

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Happy Holidays!

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We made it!

Thank you all for the lovely gifts and well wishes. Please take time to recharge and renew over the next two weeks. The office will be closed, so there really is no need for you to come in to the school. Enjoy your time, you’ve earned it.

I hope you each have a wonderful break and Happy New Year!

We’ll see you in January.

Frank A. Tranfa, Jr.
Proud Principal
Quander Road School

Winter Office Hours

Reminder! Quander Road School and Offices will be closed December 23th – January 3rd.

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Academy Open Houses at Edison and West Potomac High Schools

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Academy Open Houses

Edison and West Potomac Academies are holding Open Houses in January. Fairfax County Public Schools High School students and their parent/guardian/caretakers are invited to come out for a visit to explore Career and Technical Education programs, meet teachers and staff, see student demonstrations and projects, and tour classrooms and labs. 

Edison Academy's Open House for prospective students for the coming 2020-2021 school year will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Snow date January 25, 2020.

West Potomac's Open House is scheduled for January 13, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

For more information please contact:

Greta N. Thomas
School Counselor, Quander Road School
703-718-2412

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QRS Service Learning Project - Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits

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QRS Helping Those In Need

Quander Road School Personal Development (PD) teacher and students are sponsoring a service learning project to support a need in a community. What is the Need? Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits for Homeless Men and Women at Baileys Shelter and Supported Living in Falls Church. As you know, it’s still Fall and the temperatures have been dropping into the 20s at night and as high as the low 60s during the day. These men and women have fallen on hard times and need our support. So, we’re asking for your help by donating Travel Size Personal Care Items from the Community to assist with our effort to help the homeless. Your donations will be greatly appreciated. Donated items include the following: Men/Women toboggans, socks and gloves; travel size – shampoo, combs, lotion, disposable razors, toothpaste and toothbrushes, first aid kits, deodorant, hand sanitizer, feminine products, mouthwash, shaving cream, soap, and pocket size tissues.

Donations are needed by December 13, 2019
Drop Off Location
Main Lobby Area or Room 136

Thank you in advance for your support in making this Service Learning Project a Success!

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Cobra Times

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Admin Announcements

Frank Tranfa
Principal

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give ― Winston S. Churchill

Happy Friday Cobra families-

As we move into the holiday season, I wanted to send a few reminders out to all of you. You can follow weather related closings on the FCPS twitter feed. You can find this twitter feed at https://twitter.com/fcpsnews This twitter feed is the first place that weather related closings and delays are communicated.

Quander Road School recently underwent an upgrade of the phone system. You will be directed to the voicemail system when you call the main office. Please listen to your options and you will be directed to the person you need to speak to. If you want to bypass the voicemail, you can press 0 at any time.

A quick reminder about attendance. Missing any amount of school negatively impacts a student’s ability to achieve at their highest level. Please be thoughtful when excusing your child from school, and if you must, please ensure that you are notifying our front office, so we can mark their attendance accordingly. I have included a link to the FCPS Absences Add Up page for your information. The attendance line at Quander Road School is (703) 718-2424. Please use that line when calling to let us know your child will be absent.

At Quander Road School our 3 Big Rocks are:

  • Maintain a caring culture of collaboration for students, staff, and parents.
  • Improve student achievement.
  • Improve parent engagement school-wide.

Our Mission:

The mission of Quander Road School is to provide a small, structured and nurturing environment that supports the academic, social-emotional, vocational and behavioral growth of every student.

Clinician’s Corner

Leigh M. Simpson, LCSW
School Social Worker

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. If you’re feeling stress try to remember that you aren’t the only one. The following tips can help:

  1. Acknowledge your feelings. If the holidays are hard for you it's OK to feel sad or stressed and express your feelings. You can't force yourself to be happy just because it's the holiday season.
  2. Reach out. If you feel lonely or isolated, seek out family, friends, community, religious or other social events. They can offer support and companionship. Volunteering your time to help others also is a good way to lift your spirits and broaden your friendships.
  3. Be realistic. The holidays don't have to be perfect or celebrated in a specific way. Do something you enjoy.
  4. Set aside differences. Try to accept family members and friends as they are, even if they don't live up to all of your expectations. Set aside grievances until a more appropriate time for discussion. And be understanding if others get upset or distressed when something goes wrong.
  5. Take a breather. Make some time for yourself. Spending just 15 minutes alone, without distractions, may refresh you enough to handle everything you need to do. Find something that reduces stress by clearing your mind, slowing your breathing and restoring inner calm.

Some options may include:

  1. Taking a walk.
  2. Listening to music.
  3. Reading a book.

Remember that during the holidays and the rest of year it is important to eat healthy, get enough sleep and exercise!

Counselor’s Moment of Clarity

Greta N. Thomas
School Counselor

First quarter grades were sent via U.S. mail on November 9, 2019. Congratulations to our Honor Roll students! They will be celebrated on Friday, November 22. We hope you’ve taken some time to review the important documents that were included in that mailing. This is an excellent time to review goals and expectations with your child. Here are a few things to consider when discussing academic progress with your child:

  • Have a conversation about grades. Encourage discussion about accomplishments, and about the areas in need of improvement.
  • Communicate with teacher(s). Ask about strategies that can be used at home that will help your child improve.
  • Help your child set goals for each class. Start small and focus on steps toward improving.
  • After the goals have been set, develop a plan to improve. Set aside time each evening to support your child with the plan.
  • Encourage improvement by checking on their progress weekly.
  • Monitor grade progress weekly via SIS. If you do not have a SIS Parent Vue account, please contact Ms. Denegri at 703-718-2403 for a code that will allow you to establish an account.
  • Schedule a conference with teachers if needed. If you wish to speak with one teacher, reach out directly to that teacher. If you wish to conference with the team, reach out to the case manager.
  • The second quarter will end on January 24, 2020.

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QRS Service Learning Project - Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits

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QRS Helping Those In Need

Quander Road School Personal Development (PD) teacher and students are sponsoring a service learning project to support a need in a community. What is the Need? Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits for Homeless Men and Women at Baileys Shelter and Supported Living in Falls Church. As you know, it’s still Fall and the temperatures have been dropping into the 20s at night and as high as the low 60s during the day. These men and women have fallen on hard times and need our support. So, we’re asking for your help by donating Travel Size Personal Care Items from the Community to assist with our effort to help the homeless. Your donations will be greatly appreciated. Donated items include the following: Men/Women toboggans, socks and gloves; travel size – shampoo, combs, lotion, disposable razors, toothpaste and toothbrushes, first aid kits, deodorant, hand sanitizer, feminine products, mouthwash, shaving cream, soap, and pocket size tissues.

Donations are needed by December 13, 2019
Drop Off Location
Main Lobby Area or Room 136

Thank you in advance for your support in making this Service Learning Project a Success!

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FCPSOn Technology Support Fee & FRM Status

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FCPSOn Technology Support Fee

As part of FCPSOn, an annual technology support fee of $50 has been charged to high school students. This fee will help ensure students have access to the technology they need by defraying the cost to repair and replace equipment, ensuring all students have the necessary laptops for testing, and providing back-up laptops as a substitute as needed.

Billing

The technology support fee will be billed centrally using FCPS’ e-commerce platform, My School Bucks (MSB), which retrieves information from the Student Information System (SIS). Parents/guardians and students who do not have an MSB account will receive a bill from MSB to the primary email address recorded in SIS. In person payments are also accepted at Quander Road School.

Consent to Share FRM Information

Free and Reduced status alone is not sufficient to have the technology support fee reduced or waved. Students who have Free and Reduced status and have given consent to share their FRM status for a waiver or reduction of the technology support fee will be charged $25 for Reduced status; the fee will be waived for Free status. Consent to Share forms can still be submitted to Food Service:

Fairfax County Public Schools
Office of Food and Nutrition Services
6840 Industrial Road
Springfield VA 22151-9922

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QRS Service Learning Project - Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits

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QRS Helping Those In Need

Quander Road School Personal Development (PD) teacher and students are sponsoring a service learning project to support a need in a community. What is the Need? Preparing Personal Care Survival Kits for Homeless Men and Women at Baileys Shelter and Supported Living in Falls Church. As you know, it’s still Fall and the temperatures have been dropping into the 20s at night and as high as the low 60s during the day. These men and women have fallen on hard times and need our support. So, we’re asking for your help by donating Travel Size Personal Care Items from the Community to assist with our effort to help the homeless. Your donations will be greatly appreciated. Donated items include the following: Men/Women toboggans, socks and gloves; travel size – shampoo, combs, lotion, disposable razors, toothpaste and toothbrushes, first aid kits, deodorant, hand sanitizer, feminine products, mouthwash, shaving cream, soap, and pocket size tissues.

Donations are needed by December 13, 2019
Drop Off Location
Main Lobby Area or Room 136

Thank you in advance for your support in making this Service Learning Project a Success!

6400 Quander Rd, Alexandria, VA 22307  |  Phone: 703.718.2400 | Web | Twitter

Aparte el día - La conexión de los padres

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La conexión de los padres

 

La conexión de los padres

Talleres para potenciar e involucrar a las familias de Quander Road

Miércoles, 11/20  11:45-12:45   

Seguridad en redes sociales
Ms. Sharita Crawford, Trabajadora Social

Ms. Kathy Spar, Bibliotecaria

Conozca la importancia de la ciudadanía digital. Aprenda sobre los controles parentales y las precauciones de seguridad. Infórmese sobre el impacto negativo que algunos sitios de redes sociales pueden tener sobre la salud mental de los adolescentes. Los participantes recibirán información para acceder a un conjunto de herramientas que se pueden utilizar con toda la familia.

 

Obteniendo las calificaciones
Mr. Kevin Payne, SBTS

Aprenda sobre SIS Parent Vue y obtenga acceso al progreso académico de sus estudiantes.

 

Apoyando el éxito de SOL
Ms. Greta Thomas, Consejera Escolar

¿Busca ayuda para apoyar el éxito de SOL para sus estudiantes? Aprenda sobre foros de práctica en línea y pruebas publicadas. Los participantes recibirán información sobre los requisitos de SOL.

 

Writing 101
Ms. Colleen Kuhn, Maestra de Inglés

Infórmese sobre el formato que mejor respalde el éxito de los estudiantes en la lectura y escritura de SOL. Los participantes recibirán un paquete de organizadores gráficos, rúbricas y mensajes de práctica.

Planee unirse a su hijo y a nuestro personal después de los talleres para nuestro almuerzo anual de Acción de Gracias, "Kiki’s Kitchen", que comenzará inmediatamente después de los talleres.

Envíe un correo electrónico a la Sra. Thomas a gknicholstho@fcps.edu para reservar su asiento solo para The Parent Connection. Asegúrese de incluir su nombre en el correo electrónico. Las reservas de Kiki’s Kitchen deben enviarse a Sra. Dooling a atdooling@fcps.edu.

703-718-2400

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Save the Date - The Parent Connection

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The Parent Connection

 

The Parent Connection

Workshops to Empower and Engage Quander Road Families

Wednesday, 11/20  12:30-1:30    

Social Media Safety

Ms. Sharita Crawford, Social Worker

Ms. Kathy Spar, Librarian

Learn about the importance of  Digital Citizenship.  Learn about parental controls and safety precautions.  Become informed about the negative impact some social media sites can have upon the mental health of adolescents.  Participants will receive information to access a toolkit that can be used with the entire family.

 

Getting the Grades

Mr. Kevin Payne, SBTS

Learn about SIS Parent Vue and acquire access to your students’ academic progress.

 

Supporting SOL Success

Ms. Greta Thomas, School Counselor

Looking for help to support SOL success for your students?  Learn about online practice forums and public released tests.  Participants will receive information about SOL requirements. 

 

Writing 101

Ms. Colleen Kuhn, English Teacher

Become informed about the format that best supports student success on the reading and writing SOL’s.  Participants will receive a package of graphic organizers, rubrics, and practice prompts.

Plan to join your child and our staff after the workshops for our annual Thanksgiving luncheon, “Kiki’s Kitchen,” that will begin immediately following the workshops.

Send an email to Ms. Thomas at gknicholstho@fcps.edu to reserve your seat for The Parent Connection only.  Be sure to include your name in the email. Kiki’s Kitchen reservations should be sent to Ms. Dooling at atdooling@fcps.edu.

703-718-2400

6400 Quander Rd, Alexandria, VA 22307  |  Phone: 703.718.2400 | Web | Twitter

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