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Fall Enrichment is Open

Information and course descriptions about the Fall 2018 Enrichment courses was sent home in students Tuesday Folders on September 11, 2018. Full course descriptions can be found on our new website, https://marshallroadpta.membershiptoolkit.com/fall2018enrichment. Registration is open and is completed through our new website. Please visit the Enrichment Page for full instructions.   Any questions can be directed to Seth Kaplan at enrichment@marshallroadpta.org 

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Clinic Volunteers Needed, Training Offered

The MRES clinic needs additional help from adult volunteers who can assist in caring for students and performing administrative tasks.  A one-time required Health Room Volunteer Training is being offered by the Fairfax County Health Department on Wednesday, October 17 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm in Annandale.  For further information about this required training, please see this Health Training flyer.  For questions about volunteering in the clinic, please contact our MRES Health Room Aide, Ms. Nino Bravo, at nbravo@fcps.edu.

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Running with the Stars

Registration is OPEN for Running with the Stars! Running with the Stars is a before school program consisting of girls and boys in first through sixth grade. Participants train  two times a week with a coach, typically a parent or teacher, to prepare for a 5K run/jog. This is a non-competitive activity where we encourage the kids to strive for their own personal best. Our goal is to promote overall health and an interest in exercise. Ultimately, the kids will have a great time being active with their friends and build confidence along the way. To register, please copy and paste the following link into your browser, https://form.jotform.com/40137866858972. Please note that registration closes Sept. 14 since practice begins Sept 17 and runs through Nov 30. 

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Congratulations to 2018-19 PTA Board!

Congratulations and a very big thank you are in order for our PTA members who have been elected to serve in leadership next school year.  At the May 23 PTA meeting, a previously announced partial slate of candidates plus additional candidates who were nominated from the floor were elected as the 2018-19 PTA Board.  These leaders are:

President – Anna Moore
1st Vice President – Amanda DuFrayne
2nd Vice President – Mel Keppel
Treasurer – Laura Parker
Secretary – Helen Lee

The PTA is grateful for these members’ willingness to give so generously of their time and energy to direct the PTA’s advocacy, communication, and community-enrichment efforts next school year.

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New Learning Model at FCPS

FCPS is introducing a new learning model. To learn more about the change in the focus of education in Fairfax County, watch the video.