Sunrise Valley News | Live-Streamed Concerts + AAP Referral Deadline is Tomorrow

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Live-Streaming Morning Concerts 12/15-12/17

Join our Band and Strings musicians for morning concerts live-streamed from our main lobby as they play some Winter favorites on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings (12/15-12/17).  

Music will be streamed live beginning at student arrival via the following Zoom link: https://myfcpsk12.zoom.us/j/91735899741?pwd=R2RXUFNGR1Rpemd6VkMwMHBqVktjUT09 

Join us and enjoy the festive tunes!

 

Deadline is Tomorrow for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals

December 15th is the deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for AAP Level IV services to begin at the start of the 22-23 school year. If you would like your child screened for full-time AAP services, please submit the following no later than the 15th:

  • Level IV referral form (mandatory)- All forms should include information about why there may be a need for full-time AAP services. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (optional)- All forms should include specific examples to support student ratings. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Up to 2 single-sided pages of work samples (optional)- Work samples must be on standard 8.5x11 copy paper. Works samples should demonstrate critical/creative thinking. It is recommended that works samples connect to academic content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies). No worksheets that show fact/algorithm memorization, multiple choice, or fill-in-the-blank will be accepted.
  • Additional testing (optional)- any ability testing taking through George Mason’s testing center or a licensed psychologist may be included. Testing through a psychologist must also include the psychologist’s license. Any achievement testing from a previous school district may also be included.

All items can be submitted in hard copy to the front office or digitally through email (preferred) to [email protected]. If submitting in hard copy, please include an email address on your envelope to confirm receipt.

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School Spirit Day Tomorrow (Friday)

This Friday, December 10 is TWIN DAY! Dress up like a friend, or two, or three, or a whole class! Have fun!

 

Window for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals to Close December 15, 2021

December 15th is the deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for AAP Level IV services to begin at the start of the 22-23 school year. If you would like your child screened for full-time AAP services, please submit the following no later than the 15th:

  • Level IV referral form (mandatory)- All forms should include information about why there may be a need for full-time AAP services. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (optional)- All forms should include specific examples to support student ratings. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Up to 2 single-sided pages of work samples (optional)- Work samples must be on standard 8.5x11 copy paper. Works samples should demonstrate critical/creative thinking. It is recommended that works samples connect to academic content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies). No worksheets that show fact/algorithm memorization, multiple choice, or fill-in-the-blank will be accepted.
  • Additional testing (optional)- any ability testing taking through George Mason’s testing center or a licensed psychologist may be included. Testing through a psychologist must also include the psychologist’s license. Any achievement testing from a previous school district may also be included.

All items can be submitted in hard copy to the front office or digitally through email (preferred) to [email protected]. If submitting in hard copy, please include an email address on your envelope to confirm receipt.

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NEW: COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Available for All Students

All students now have access to COVID-19 drive-through diagnostic testing at locations across the county, including one in each of the FCPS school regions. Students who have COVID-19 symptoms or have been identified as a close contact to someone with COVID-19 are encouraged to test quickly to help reduce the spread of the virus. Testing is also a step in the return to school process following illness or exposure.

A full list of locations and schedules is available on our website.

Appointments are not required but families must register through FCPS’ secure online portal before testing.

More information about FCPS’ COVID-19 testing program, including diagnostic testing, is available online.

Family Life Education (FLE) Lessons

Students in grades 4-6 will be participating in the FLE Human Growth and Development Lessons the week of December 13.  Parents can access lessons and videos through their Schoology account.  Opt-out information by grade-level can be found here.   If you have questions regarding FLE, please contact Allison Leonard ([email protected]) or Ashley Younger ([email protected]).

Monday, December 13

Tuesday, December 14

Wednesday, December 15

Thursday, December 16

Friday, December 17

Grades 4-6

Grades 4-6

Grades 5-6

Grades 5-6

Grades 5-6

Window for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals to Close December 15, 2021

December 15th is the deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for AAP Level IV services to begin at the start of the 22-23 school year. If you would like your child screened for full-time AAP services, please submit the following no later than the 15th:

  • Level IV referral form (mandatory)- All forms should include information about why there may be a need for full-time AAP services. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (optional)- All forms should include specific examples to support student ratings. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Up to 2 single-sided pages of work samples (optional)- Work samples must be on standard 8.5x11 copy paper. Works samples should demonstrate critical/creative thinking. It is recommended that works samples connect to academic content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies). No worksheets that show fact/algorithm memorization, multiple choice, or fill-in-the-blank will be accepted.
  • Additional testing (optional)- any ability testing taking through George Mason’s testing center or a licensed psychologist may be included. Testing through a psychologist must also include the psychologist’s license. Any achievement testing from a previous school district may also be included.

All items can be submitted in hard copy to the front office or digitally through email (preferred) to [email protected]. If submitting in hard copy, please include an email address on your envelope to confirm receipt.

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Nov. 24-26 : Thanksgiving Holidays

Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving holidays will be November 24-26.

Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.

See the complete 2021-22 school year calendar

Due Tuesday: Nominations for FCPS's Outstanding Employee Awards

To submit a nomination for a Sunrise Valley Outstanding employee in one of the categories below, please click on the appropriate nomination link. You may nominate more than one employee, or employees, across multiple categories. All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a brief statement. Additional information regarding each of these awards, as well as the criteria and considerations, are included within each link.

Outstanding Teacher – a teacher or librarian with 3 or more years of experience

Outstanding New Teacher - a teacher or librarian with less than 3 years of experience

Outstanding Leader – an assistant principal

Outstanding Professional Employee- these positions could include School-Based Technology Specialists, Technology Support Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor

Outstanding Operational Employee – these positions could include administrative and office assistants, custodial staff, food service staff, Instructional Assistants, Public Health Assistants, Public Health Training Assistants

Note: The deadline to submit a nomination is Tuesday, November 23rd.

If you have any questions, please contact Olubukunmi Peters at [email protected]

Window for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals to Close December 15, 2021

December 15th is the deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for AAP Level IV services to begin at the start of the 22-23 school year. If you would like your child screened for full-time AAP services, please submit the following no later than the 15th:

  • Level IV referral form (mandatory)- All forms should include information about why there may be a need for full-time AAP services. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (optional)- All forms should include specific examples to support student ratings. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Up to 2 single-sided pages of work samples (optional)- Work samples must be on standard 8.5x11 copy paper. Works samples should demonstrate critical/creative thinking. It is recommended that works samples connect to academic content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies). No worksheets that show fact/algorithm memorization, multiple choice, or fill-in-the-blank will be accepted.
  • Additional testing (optional)- any ability testing taking through George Mason’s testing center or a licensed psychologist may be included. Testing through a psychologist must also include the psychologist’s license. Any achievement testing from a previous school district may also be included.

All items can be submitted in hard copy to the front office or digitally through email (preferred) to [email protected]. If submitting in hard copy, please include an email address on your envelope to confirm receipt.

10824 Cross School Road Reston, VA 20191  | Main Office: 703-715-3800
Attendance: 703-715-3838 | Web | Twitter

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Window for AAP Level IV (full-time) Referrals to Close December 15, 2021

December 15th is the deadline to refer students in grades 2-6 for AAP Level IV services to begin at the start of the 22-23 school year. If you would like your child screened for full-time AAP services, please submit the following no later than the 15th:

  • Level IV referral form (mandatory)- All forms should include information about why there may be a need for full-time AAP services. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (optional)- All forms should include specific examples to support student ratings. All forms must be signed and dated. Forms can be found at: https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/advanced-academic-programs-aap/advanced-academic-program-aap-forms
  • Up to 2 single-sided pages of work samples (optional)- Work samples must be on standard 8.5x11 copy paper. Works samples should demonstrate critical/creative thinking. It is recommended that works samples connect to academic content areas (language arts, math, science, and/or social studies). No worksheets that show fact/algorithm memorization, multiple choice, or fill-in-the-blank will be accepted.
  • Additional testing (optional)- any ability testing taking through George Mason’s testing center or a licensed psychologist may be included. Testing through a psychologist must also include the psychologist’s license. Any achievement testing from a previous school district may also be included.

All items can be submitted in hard copy to the front office or digitally through email (preferred) to [email protected]. If submitting in hard copy, please include an email address on your envelope to confirm receipt.

Nominations Are Now Open for FCPS's Outstanding Employee Awards

To submit a nomination for a Sunrise Valley Outstanding employee in one of the categories below, please click on the appropriate nomination link. You may nominate more than one employee, or employees, across multiple categories. All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a brief statement. Additional information regarding each of these awards, as well as the criteria and considerations, are included within each link.

Outstanding Teacher – a teacher or librarian with 3 or more years of experience

Outstanding New Teacher - a teacher or librarian with less than 3 years of experience

Outstanding Leader – an assistant principal

Outstanding Professional Employee- these positions could include School-Based Technology Specialists, Technology Support Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor

Outstanding Operational Employee – these positions could include administrative and office assistants, custodial staff, food service staff, Instructional Assistants, Public Health Assistants, Public Health Training Assistants

Note: The deadline to submit a nomination is Tuesday, November 23rd.

If you have any questions, please contact Olubukunmi Peters at [email protected]

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Thank you Veterans!

Sunrise Valley would  like to thank our Veterans  and families for their service and sacrfiice.  Please enjoy our Veteran's Day Assembly which our students  will be watching in school today.  Thank  you to Mr. Brian Howells, adaptive PE teacher at SVES and veteran, for his address to our students.  Thank  you as well to Ms. Delaney, Ms. Smith and Mr. Stewart for all their efforts  in producing this  virtual assembly.

 

 

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Fall Picture Make-ups and Retakes:Wednesday, November 10
  • This is for students who were absent or not yet enrolled on School Picture Day, September 21, or are unhappy with their portrait and would like another taken (student must return original picture packet to photographer).
  • Be sure to let your child’s teacher know if you would like a retake. 

If you didn’t get a chance to order Fall pictures, there’s still time!  Visit:  https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000874325  (Online Code = Student ID).

For questions regarding school pictures, please email Victor O’Neill Studios at: [email protected].

Early Dismissal on Veteran's Day

November 11: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

See the complete 2021-22 school year calendar

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Early Dismissal at 2:05 - Tomorrow

October 29: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

November 1 & 2: student holidays

November 11: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

See the complete 2021-22 school year calendar

Fall Picture Make-ups and Retakes:Wednesday, November 10
  • This is for students who were absent or not yet enrolled on School Picture Day, September 21, or are unhappy with their portrait and would like another taken (student must return original picture packet to photographer).
  • Be sure to let your child’s teacher know if you would like a retake. 

If you didn’t get a chance to order Fall pictures, there’s still time!  Visit:  https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000874325  (Online Code = Student ID).

For questions regarding school pictures, please email Victor O’Neill Studios at: [email protected].

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Attendance: 703-715-3838 | Web | Twitter

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Spirit Week: 10/25-10/29 STUDENT-PARENT SURVEY FOR FEDERAL IMPACT AID

Beginning on October 13, FCPS will be asking all families to fill out a Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid. Returning this form is important because information from this survey results in an additional $3 million in grants each year from the U.S. Department of Education. These funds are used to support all Fairfax County public schools and centers. For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey to your child's school. If sections 1 and 2 of the survey do not apply to you, just check the boxes in Section 3. All forms must be signed, dated, and returned by November 5. All results are CONFIDENTIAL. Video link - https://youtu.be/1xRtyRxco_U

PTA Movie Night- Tomorrow

Starry Movie Night - SVES Fall Festival and Film!

The PTA is putting on an outdoor fall festival on Saturday, October 23 at Brown's Chapel Park.  Food, candy, games, crafts, live performances start at 5 pm, followed by a showing of "Coco" on the big screen at 6:30 pm.  Tickets and food pre-ordering available on PTBoard.

Calendar Reminders

October 29: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

November 1 & 2: student holidays

November 11: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

See the complete 2021-22 school year calendar

Veterans Day Virtual Assembly

We are preparing for our Veterans Day program this year.  In order to be accessible to everyone in the Sunrise Valley community, we will be producing a Virtual Veterans Day Assembly and we want you to be a part of it. We are asking that family members who are veterans, record a quick response to the prompt: “what being a veteran means to me.”  This can be a short response recorded on a smartphone, no longer than 30 seconds.  The videos will be edited together in a nice package that highlights the veterans of the Sunrise Valley community.  Reach out to family members, neighbors, colleagues, who may be interested in sharing their veteran story.  Please send video files directly to [email protected].

Date of last submission: 11/1/21

All students will participate  in the assembly through  performances recorded  during specials classes on Tuesday, October 26.  Please have your child wear red, white and blue  on this day

School Pictures

Picture make-ups are Wednesday, November 10.

Sunrise Valley is Hiring

Student  monitors needed. If interested, please email Kevin West  and apply here.  

Description: Provides supervision of students throughout the school day to include but not limited to the classroom, hallways, lunch, recess, specials and at arrival/dismissal; helps maintain order and discipline and assists in managing the behavior of students; operates technology; performs administrative and noninstructional duties; ensures all layered prevention/safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed; works with individual and small groups of students.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Must be comfortable managing student behaviors in large and small groups, ensuring all layered prevention/safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed; and has general familiarity/skills with basic office technology in support of teachers, students, and the classroom. 

Contract Length: Temporary through end of school year -Hourly  $15.73 - no Benefits

 

Family Liaison

Various Locations
Hourly, $17.71 per Hour

Description: Serves as a liaison among families, community, and school staff; facilitates communication and provides FCPS information and resources to families; encourages family engagement in student's education and connects families to what their children are learning, builds relationships with and among families, staff members, and community members; promotes understanding of families' cultural diversity; provides information about and connects families to human services; and ensures families feel welcome, trusted, and valued at the school.

Qualifications: Any combination of education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus one (1) year paid or volunteer working with families within a school, community program or outreach program. Two years (2) of relevant experience in family engagement, community engagement, or outreach programs, preferred. Knowledge of school and community programs, organizations, services and resources; familiarity with the needs of children from diverse issues of parenting; strong organizational and planning skills; ability to navigate technology tools to support family and student learning; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with families, school staff members, and community members from diverse socioeconomic groups; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to work flexible and evening hours; and fluency in another language may be required for some positions based on school needs.

If interested, please email Kevin West .

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Veterans Day Virtual Assembly

We are preparing for our Veterans Day program this year.  In order to be accessible to everyone in the Sunrise Valley community, we will be producing a Virtual Veterans Day Assembly and we want you to be a part of it. We are asking that family members who are veterans, record a quick response to the prompt: “what being a veteran means to me.”  This can be a short response recorded on a smartphone, no longer than 30 seconds.  The videos will be edited together in a nice package that highlights the veterans of the Sunrise Valley community.  Reach out to family members, neighbors, colleagues, who may be interested in sharing their veteran story.  Please send video files directly to [email protected].

Date of last submission: 11/1/21

All students will participate  in the assembly through  performances recorded  during specials classes on Tuesday, October 26.  Please have your child wear red, white and blue  on this day. 

Update from Victor O’Neill Studios re: School Pictures taken September 21

Picture packets will arrive at school the week of October 25 – be sure to check your child’s backpack!

If you didn’t get a chance to order Fall pictures, there’s still time!  Visit:  https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000874325  (Online Code = Student ID) For questions regarding school pictures, please email: [email protected].

Picture Make-ups are Wednesday, November 10.

Calendar Reminders

October 29: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

November 1 & 2: student holidays

November 11: two hour early release- dismissal  at 2:05 p.m.

See the complete 2021-22 school year calendar

Sunrise Valley is Hiring

Student  monitors needed. If interested, please email Kevin West  and apply here.  

Description: Provides supervision of students throughout the school day to include but not limited to the classroom, hallways, lunch, recess, specials and at arrival/dismissal; helps maintain order and discipline and assists in managing the behavior of students; operates technology; performs administrative and noninstructional duties; ensures all layered prevention/safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed; works with individual and small groups of students.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Must be comfortable managing student behaviors in large and small groups, ensuring all layered prevention/safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed; and has general familiarity/skills with basic office technology in support of teachers, students, and the classroom. 

Contract Length: Temporary through end of school year -Hourly  $15.73 - no Benefits

FCPS Multilingual Family Podcast

Listen and subscribe to a FCPS Multilingual Family Podcast to hear timely, important information related to school news. The podcasts are produced in conjunction with the Office for ESOL Services and the Office of Professional Learning and Family Engagement.

News from the PTA

SVES families march in the South Lakes Homecoming Parade after school on Friday, October 15th. We'll gather at the Hunters Woods Shopping Center after school at 4:15 pm. The Parade starts at 4:55pm from Hunters Woods Shopping Center and ends at South Lakes High School. This is not a drop-off event. Volunteers needed to walk in the parade. Questions or to Volunteer, Contact Kai Chung [email protected] 

Starry Movie Night - SVES Fall Festival and Film!

The PTA is putting on an outdoor fall festival on Saturday, October 23 at Brown's Chapel Park.  Food, candy, games, crafts, live performances start at 5 pm, followed by a showing of "Coco" on the big screen at 6:30 pm.  Tickets and food pre-ordering available on PTBoard.

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