HES School House News - January 26

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HES School House News January 26, 2023 Upcoming Events

 January 26 - Staff Development Day (no school for students)

                       Office Hours 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

January 27 - Teacher Workday (no school for students)

                      Office Hours 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

February 3- National Wear Red Day- Help your heart by making good food choices, getting exercise, and getting regular check-ups with your doctor.

February 20- Schools and Offices are closed for President’s Day

2023 CTE Summer Enrichment Tech Adventure Camp

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) office is once again planning an engaging summer enrichment program for students! For our current kindergarten to 6th grade students, we have Tech Adventure Camp. Registration opens February 1. For more information and registration information.  

Substance Abuse Conversations

Monday, January 30, Hayfield Secondary will host an important conversation for parents around the dangers of drugs and alcohol but most importantly how to engage your children in this discussion. The night will consist of a Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist sharing information about drugs and how parents can support their children. School SROs/police detectives and Fairfax-Falls Church CSB managers will be present to present relevant information and to answer questions. For those who are unable to attend in-person, a virtual option is scheduled through the Parent Resource Center for 3/21/2023.

For more information: https://hayfieldes.fcps.edu/event/substance-abuse-conversations

How to Talk About Alcohol Safety

Stores have been packed with holiday savings, credit cards have been charged, and food has been consumed. The holidays are often a time for family and friends to come together and create lasting memories with one another. The matching holiday pajamas leave a lasting impression on social media, but what impression does your relationship with alcohol leave on your child. Although difficult, conversations about alcohol safety are necessary. When consuming alcoholic beverages around young people, consider the message you would like for them to receive. Have you caught yourself saying any of the following: “I need a drink,” “a drink would help me relax,” or “wine helps me sleep better at night”. These statements could inadvertently cause your child to believe that alcohol is a suitable replacement for healthy coping strategies. 

It’s never too early to have age-appropriate conversations with your child about alcohol. About 10% of children say they have tried alcohol and that number increases to 50% by the time they are 15 (SAMHSA). Early and frequent conversations about alcohol and other drugs tend to be more effective than having “the talk” once. If you choose to not have the conversation with your child as a parent, they will still have the conversation with their peers. Silence communicates as loudly as a verbal conversation, so it’s up to you to decide what message is explicitly shared. 

For general questions about the FCPS Substance Abuse Prevention Program, please contact the Office of Student Safety & Wellness at: (571) 423-4270.

Sources & Resources

Why You Should Talk With Your Child About Alcohol and Other Drugs

Talk, They Hear You 

FCPS SAPS Program

Yearbook Sale ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

Dual Language Immersion Program Registration

Registration for the countywide lottery for Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs will open on Monday, January 23. Current pre-k students may apply for the kindergarten immersion program, and current kindergarten students may apply for the first-grade immersion programs for the 2023-24 school year. 

Programs are available in French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Visit the DLI registration page for more information on where the programs are offered. 

Parents who are interested in the DLI programs in FCPS are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at their school site. Meetings will begin on January 11. Details regarding access to virtual meetings will be available on the Dual Language Immersion registration page by the meeting date. 

Get more information on DLI programs and registration.

For information on applying and informational meetings, please visit https://www.fcps.edu//sites/default/files/media/forms/BackpackLetterEnglish.pdf

Magnet School Application and Lottery Information

The Magnet Program registration window will be open from Wednesday March 1, through Wednesday, April 12, 2023.  No late applications are accepted.

To learn more about the programs and the registration process, families are encouraged to attend one of the Parent Informational Nights:

  • Hunters Woods Elementary, February 13, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. - In-person
    • Snow date: February 21, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Bailey’s Upper, February 15, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. - Virtual only
  • Bailey’s Primary, February 16, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. - In person
    • Snow date: February 23, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.
Remember to Check Lost and Found

Missing a jacket, hoodie or coat? It could be in our lost and found!  The lost and found is overflowing with items.  If you think your child may be missing an item, please come to school between 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and look through the lost and found.

News From Our Family Liaison

Future Family Engagement programs are in the planning stage.  If you would like to provide feedback to guide offerings for HES families let me know by completing this survey.  Click on the hyperlink to be taken to the survey.  Email [email protected] with issues or questions.  Although I will not be hosting a family coffee in February there are many opportunities to engage next month at Hayfield Elementary through the Parent Teacher Association (PTA).  More information is provided below under HES PTA News. I look forward to meeting more families at these upcoming events.

 

Stuff the Bus!  Fight Hunger in our Neighborhoods

Donation Locations:

  • Saturday, Feb 4: Mount Vernon Shoppers (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) 7660 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria, VA 22306 United Community
  • Saturday, Feb 11: Kingstowne Walmart (9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.) 5885 Kingstowne Blvd., Alexandria, VA 22315 Koinonia

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/FfxStufftheBus

 

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison

Hayfield Elementary School

Phone: 703-924-4553  Cell: 571-296-6011

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:  Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

Opportunities to Read Together as a Family -

Winter Reading Program - Fort Belvoir Army MWR

All readers of all ages will earn prizes for completing all their reading milestones during the program. Need a library account? Call 703-805-4244 or email the librarian for remote account creation.

Register

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United Through Reading

United Through Reading connects military families who are separated – for deployment or military assignment – by providing the bonding experience of shared story time.

No matter the distance between them, families stay connected through story time video recordings and books sent to military families. These stories ease the stress of time apart due to military duty, maintain positive emotional connections, and cultivate a love of reading and childhood literacy.

 

Upcoming Parent Webinars – Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

Building Test Taking Confidence in Mobile Elementary Student 01/24/23 - noon

Test Taking and Transition: Confidence in Middle and High School Students 01/24/23 – noon

Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. MCEC offers webinars, podcasts, and more resources.  

 

Tax Time is Coming, Get Started Now for Free

MilTax Software Launches January 17

Free tax filing assistance. Service members can get pro tax help and can file their 2022 taxes with MilTax starting Jan. 17. Get free assistance this tax season — Must log into Military OneSource to create an account.

 

For additional support and resources please contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

Hayfield PTA Cards for a Cause Fundraiser

Hayfield ES PTA is running a card fundraiser to raise funds to assist with spring field trips. The fundraiser runs from January 20 - February 3.

The Cards for a Cause Fundraising Program offers five keepsake boxed sets of 30 or more beautifully embellished cards with matching envelopes. The five box options are: All Occasion Box #1, All Occasion Box #2, Thanks and Blanks, Kids Birthday, and Holiday Cards.

To order cards please visit: https://form.jotform.com/223417113322139

 

After School Enrichment

After School Enrichment starts next week!! There are some classes that still have spots available and we will accept late registrations (with pro-rated fees as applicable). 

If you are interested in a late enrollment, please email [email protected].

Classes available for late registration are:

Monday: Art; Maters in the Afternoon (3rd - 6th grade)

Tuesday: Art: Nailed It! (3rd - 6th grade)

Tuesday: Chess, open to all ages

Wednesday: Yoga, open to all ages

Thursday: Yoga, open to all ages

 

PTA Meeting - Tuesday, February 7  at 7 p.m.

The PTA meeting has been moved due to Valentine’s Day please join us virtually on ZOOM for a general membership meeting and presentation from Melinda Snyder, Technology Specialist, on Internet Safety.  Meeting zoom link will be shared on the HES PTA website calendar. 

 

Read-a-fun Fundraiser! 

More information coming soon.

 

2023 HESPTA Spelling Bee 

Wednesday, February 22 at 6-8 p.m., in the Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria (HES) Register by Thursday, February 16th at hayfieldespta.ptboard.com

 

Get ready to BINGO!!!

BINGO will be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Hayfield Secondary School - Cafeteria. Flyers were sent home in Thursday folders last week.  You can also find updates on the HES PTA website. Doors will open at 5 pm and Bingo will start promptly at 6pm. We will play 10 Bingo games and raffle off prizes throughout the event.

We are seeking donations from local businesses within the community. This is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to engage and support families in the community we all share.  If you know of any businesses that would be willing to donate gift cards donations to raffle at the event or if you would like to make a personal gift card donation, please contact Jeanne Scott and Michelle Beckman, PTA Bingo Co-Chairs, at [email protected] with any questions.

~ Jeanne Scott and Michelle Beckman, PTA Bingo Co-Chairs

  Calling All Volunteers!

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Questions about volunteering at HES?  Contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

Amazon Wish List

Order online HERE to support families in our Hayfield Hawk community. You can also support teachers and classrooms by selecting Hayfield Elementary School PTA as your AmazonSmile charity and the PTA will receive donations for your purchases.

Join the PTA

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Questions about membership? Contact Jenn Benecke at [email protected]

 

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES PTA Enrichment Classes Registration

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HES PTA Enrichment Classes Registration

Registration for the winter session of after school enrichment classes has started!! You are still able to enroll now through 10:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20. The session will run for 8 classes beginning the week of January 30 through the week of March 24 (the week of March 27 will be used for make up classes as necessary) - all classes held after school from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Snack will be included in the price of the class.

We will be using a hub website called Homeroom for all enrollments. You can go here to look at the schedule of classes (check back often as we are adding more soon!). If you are interested in enrolling your child for an after school enrichment class, we encourage you to set up your Homeroom account today!

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Enrichment Committee at [email protected]

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES School House News January 12

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HES School House News January 12, 2023 Upcoming Events

January 16 - MLK Day Holiday - Schools are closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

January 25- Hayfield School Colors and/or Spirit Wear

January 25-27 - Quarter End, Early Release and Student holiday/Staff Development/Teacher Workday

As a reminder, Wednesday, Jan. 25, is the last day of the quarter and a two-hour early release for students. Also, schools are closed for students on Thursday, Jan. 26, for a staff development day and Friday, Jan. 27, for a teacher workday.

February 3- National Wear Red Day- Help your heart by making good food choices, getting exercise, and getting regular check-ups with your doctor.

February 20- Schools and Offices are closed for President’s Day

 

2023 CTE Summer Enrichment Tech Adventure Camp

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) office is once again planning an engaging summer enrichment program for students! For our current kindergarten to 6th grade students, we have Tech Adventure Camp. Registration opens February 1. For more information and registration information.  

 

Substance Abuse Conversations

 

 

Monday January 30, Hayfield Secondary will host an important conversation for parents around the dangers of drugs and alcohol but most importantly how to engage your children in this discussion. The night will consist of a Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist sharing information about drugs and how parents can support their children. School SROs/police detectives and Fairfax-Falls Church CSB managers will be present to present relevant information and to answer questions. For those who are unable to attend in-person, a virtual option is scheduled through the Parent Resource Center for 3/21/2023.

For more information: https://hayfieldes.fcps.edu/event/substance-abuse-conversations

 

  Yearbook Sale ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

 

Dual Language Immersion Program Registration

Registration for the countywide lottery for Dual Language Immersion (DLI) programs will open on Monday, January 23. Current pre-k students may apply for the kindergarten immersion program, and current kindergarten students may apply for the first grade immersion programs for the 2023-24 school year. 

Programs are available in French, German, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish. Visit the DLI registration page for more information on where the programs are offered. 

Parents who are interested in the DLI programs in FCPS are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at their school site. Meetings will begin on January 11. Details regarding access to virtual meetings will be available on the Dual Language Immersion registration page by the meeting date. 

Get more information on DLI programs and registration.

For information on applying and informational meetings, please visit https://www.fcps.edu//sites/default/files/media/forms/BackpackLetterEnglish.pdf

 

  Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

We invite you to join us on Thursday, January 12, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom for a presentation given by Stefan Mascoll, coordinator for the office of Student Safety and Wellness at FCPS. Stefan will be giving a presentation for Hayfield Pyramid parents and guardians on Bullying and Harassment Prevention and Intervention. Topics to be covered are the definitions and examples of bullying, harassment, and other types of concerning behaviors, school bullying and harassment prevention and response, and tips and resources for parent prevention and response. We look forward to connecting with you on this important topic!

 

Join Zoom Meeting https://myfcpsk12.zoom.us/j/99840054042?pwd=Um5tQURid2RBTlhNRGdNODFuM2M1dz09

 

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Remember to Check Lost and Found

Missing a jacket, hoodie or coat? It could be in our lost and found!  The lost and found is overflowing with items.  If you think your child may be missing an item, please come to school between 8:00am-4:00pm and take a look through the lost and found.

 

 

News From Our Family Liaison

Thank you attending my presentation on ParentVue and Schoology on Friday, January 6.  I will be hosting more family coffee meetings throughout the school year.  I want to hear from you about how I can help connect you to Hayfield Elementary School. This is a brief survey for you to provide feedback.

 

Parent Resource Center Workshops are open for registration.  Register online for these free events:

Neurodiversity: What Do You Mean We are All Neurodiverse?

January 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. and January 13, 2023, at 10 a.m.

Social-Emotional Milestones in Early Childhood

January 20, 2023, 10-11:30 a.m.

Meet the Author Series All Cats are on the Autism Spectrum by Kathy Hoopmann

Thursday, February 9, 2023, 7 - 8 p.m.

Neurodiversity at Elementary SchoolsFebruary 10, 2023, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Supporting Mental Health Through Play

Session 1: February 17, 2023, 10-11:30 a.m.

Session 2: February 24, 2023, 10-11:30 a.m.

 

The Getting to Know FCPS presentation is offered in multiple languages each month. If you are interested, I can help with registration.  After registration you will receive email facilitated in your preferred language.

 

Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) would like to formally invite families to participate in the CYEP Unite Conference & Career Expo.  This FREE event will unite community with higher education and industry to combat income inequality for boys and men of color. *Free lunch will be provided.* Contact Marily Grotz, Family Liaison for more information.

 

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison

Hayfield Elementary School

Phone: 703-924-4553  Cell: 571-296-6011

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:  Tuesday/Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm

 

 

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

Breaking News – 2023 NDAA Bill Passed!

On December 15, the Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and sent it to the President for his signature. 

See what the newest defense authorization bill means for military families, including service member pay, health care, child care, spouse employment and how inflation has been factored into it all. 

 

Reduce Stress - Are you feeling anxious after the holidays? Ease into the new year and reduce stress through Mindfulness.

Mindfulness 101

Did you know mindfulness is a scientifically proven stress reducer? Enter the new year with a clear mind, find inner insight and enhance everyday performance with mindfulness practices. Read about how to incorporate mindfulness into your routine.

 

Chill Drills App

Download Chill Drills. With audio exercises and relaxation activities, it's a great way to alleviate stress — with or without internet connection. Explore the app »

 

Tax Time is Coming, Start Preparing Now

MilTax Software Launches January 17

Service members can get pro tax help and can file their 2022 taxes with MilTax starting Jan. 17. Make sure they get free assistance this tax season — remind them to log into Military OneSource to activate their account.

 

Parent Webinars – MECE, Military Child Education Coalition

Time Management Tips for Your Elementary-aged Kids 

Minimize Conflicts with Communication Skills

Strength Based Parenting

 

Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. MCEC offers webinars, podcasts, and more resources.  

 

For additional support and resources please contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

 

Hayfield PTA BINGO is back!!!

We are excited to bring Bingo back to Hayfield Elementary. This year, BINGO will be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Hayfield Secondary School - Cafeteria. We've outgrown our HES space and we wanted to host this event together in one room. Next week, we will be sending a flyer home in Thursday folders with more details, and you can also find updates on the PT Board. Doors will open at 5 pm and Bingo will start promptly at 6pm. We will play 10 Bingo games and raffle off prizes throughout the event.

We are also seeking donations from local businesses within the community. This is an excellent opportunity for local businesses to engage and support families in the community we all share. 

If you know of any businesses that would be willing to donate gift cards donations to raffle at the event or if you would like to make a personal gift card donation, please contact Jeanne Scott and Michelle Beckman, PTA Bingo Co-Chairs, at [email protected] with any questions.

Stay tuned for more updates and mark your calendars for February 26.

Jeanne Scott and Michelle Beckman, PTA Bingo Co-Chairs

  Calling All Volunteers! 

We need your help to make our PTA events a success! Please consider signing up here:

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Questions?

Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

  Amazon Wish List

Order online to support our Hayfield Hawk community over winter break.  Remember to select Hayfield Elementary School PTA as your AmazonSmile charity and the PTA will receive donations for your purchases.

 

Join the PTA!

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

 

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

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Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

We invite you to join us on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom for a presentation given by Stefan Mascoll, coordinator for the office of Student Safety and Wellness at FCPS. Stefan will be giving a presentation for Hayfield Pyramid parents and guardians on Bullying and Harassment Prevention and Intervention. Topics to be covered are the definitions and examples of bullying, harassment, and other types of concerning behaviors, school bullying and harassment prevention and response, and tips and resources for parent prevention and response. We look forward to connecting with you on this important topic!

 

Join Zoom Meeting https://myfcpsk12.zoom.us/j/99840054042?pwd=Um5tQURid2RBTlhNRGdNODFuM2M1dz09

 

Meeting ID: 998 4005 4042

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7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

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Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

We invite you to join us on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom for a presentation given by Stefan Mascoll, coordinator for the office of Student Safety and Wellness at FCPS. Stefan will be giving a presentation for Hayfield Pyramid parents and guardians on Bullying and Harassment Prevention and Intervention. Topics to be covered are the definitions and examples of bullying, harassment, and other types of concerning behaviors, school bullying and harassment prevention and response, and tips and resources for parent prevention and response. We look forward to connecting with you on this important topic!

 

Join Zoom Meeting https://myfcpsk12.zoom.us/j/99840054042?pwd=Um5tQURid2RBTlhNRGdNODFuM2M1dz09

 

Meeting ID: 998 4005 4042

Passcode: 629348

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Meeting ID: 998 4005 4042

Passcode: 629348

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

Hayfield Elementary PTA

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Hayfield Elementary PTA 

PTA Meeting

When: Tuesday, January 10 at 7:00 P.M.

Where:  Hayfield Elementary School

Ms. McLaren-Wood will give information on the HES STEM program.  In addition, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will give a presentation, "End the Silence" from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

We hope to see you there. 

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES PTA - After School Programs Registration

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From the HES PTA

Thank you, Hayfield ES Community, for such an amazing start to the new Hayfield Enrichment Program!

We are very excited to offer a fabulous line up of classes for the winter session! Registration will begin at noon on Friday, January 6 through 10:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20. The session will run for 8 classes beginning the week of January 30 through the week of March 24 (the week of March 27 will be used for make up classes as necessary) - all classes held after school from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Snack will be included in the price of the class.

We will be using a hub website called Homeroom for all enrollments. You can go here to look at the schedule of classes (check back often as we are adding more soon!). If you are interested in enrolling your child for an after school enrichment class, we encourage you to set up your Homeroom account today!

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Enrichment Committee at [email protected]

Have a wonderful break!

HES PTA

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES School House News - December 15

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HES School House News December 15, 2022 Upcoming Events
  • Friday, December 16- SCA Spirit Day Holiday/Winter Sweater
  • Monday, December 19 – Monday January 2, 2023- Winter Break- School is Closed and will reopen Tuesday, January 3, 2023
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - PTA Meeting 7:00 p.m.- Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria
  • Monday, January 16- No School; Office Closed: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s. Birthday

Dear Hayfield ES Families,

As we prepare for winter break, we want to wish you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season. This is precious time given to relax, rejuvenate, and reconnect. We hope that your time is spent doing what you enjoy and with people you cherish. Our school office will be closed for the duration of the break and staff will be available again when we return on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Happy New Year!

Jessica Lewis & Seamus O'Connor

ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

Remember to Check Lost and Found

Missing a jacket, hoodie or coat? It could be in our lost and found!  The lost and found is overflowing with items.  If you think your child may be missing an item, please come to school between 8:00am-4:00pm and take a look through the lost and found.

Hayfield Elementary Artwork on Display

If you visit the Kingstowne Library between today and the end of January, please check out the awesome artwork hanging on the walls. The 40 artworks currently on display were created by our Hayfield artists!! There are artworks hanging up from grades 1 through 6. The artworks are labeled with the student name and grade level, so if you see an artist’s name you recognize, please congratulate them! Here are a few pictures of the display.

Mental Health, Coping & Addiction

One in four Americans suffers from a mental illness. Almost 3 in 5 people with mental illness will receive no treatment or medication. In 2019, an estimated 47.6 million adults (19% of the country) had a mental illness, but only 43% received any kind of mental health care (Johns Hopkins). There are many reasons why a person may turn to drugs or alcohol initially, including using these mind-altering substances as a coping mechanism for stress, difficult emotions, physical ailments, and other issues. Drugs and alcohol can provide a temporary respite from reality and everyday life. They can enhance pleasure and decrease inhibitions and anxiety.  Drug use can be an unhealthy coping mechanism. Coping mechanisms are habits formed over time that serve to help a person manage situations or stress levels. Not all coping mechanisms are maladaptive or destructive; however, addiction is both.

Before using drugs as a coping strategy, here are some recommendations for a healthier mindset. The goal is to identify the “void” or issue and work towards healing. In the meantime, experts recommend diet and exercise as great places to start. See your Primary Care Physician and a therapist if needed. Quality sleep is also a major factor in a healthy mind. Surround yourself with good people and don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.

For general questions about the FCPS Substance Abuse Prevention Program, please contact the Office of Student Safety & Wellness at: (571) 423-4270.

Resources:

Substance Use Disorder info

FCPS Social Work

Bullying Education, Prevention and Intervention in FCPS

We invite you to join us on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom for a presentation given by Stefan Mascoll, coordinator for the office of Student Safety and Wellness at FCPS. Stefan will be giving a presentation for Hayfield Pyramid parents and guardians on Bullying and Harassment Prevention and Intervention. Topics to be covered are the definitions and examples of bullying, harassment, and other types of concerning behaviors, school bullying and harassment prevention and response, and tips and resources for parent prevention and response. We look forward to connecting with you on this important topic! Zoom link to come.

News From Our Family Liaison

Thank you families for attending the Family Engagement virtual meeting: Hurried Parent, Hurried Child.  If you have questions or would like the handouts please email Marily Grotz, Family Liaison at [email protected].  The next presentation will be Friday, January 6 at 8:45-9:45 a.m. in the elementary cafeteria to review ParentVue and Schoology. This is a bring your own device event: smart phones, tablets, or laptops. Please email [email protected] if you need to borrow a device for the event. Check in at the front office before proceeding to the Cafeteria.

Parent Resource Center

Registration is now open for January workshops:

Neurodiversity: What Do You Mean We are All Neurodiverse?January 12, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. and January 13, 2023 at 10 a.m.

Social-Emotional Milestones in Early Childhood  January 20, 2023 10-11:30 a.m.

Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting: Building Positive Classroom Communities through Social and Emotional Learning Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at 10-11:30 a.m.

Join us to hear about how teachers and school staff are building positive schoolwide and classroom communities through social and emotional learning. During this session, families will:

  • Learn about the evidence-based Responsive Classroom practices of Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting. 
  • Understand how teachers are using these practices to engage students in learning that is challenging, developmentally appropriate, and supportive of the whole child.
  • Learn new tips so you can continue these responsive practices at home.

An important topic being discussed in FCPS is Social Emotional Learning.  Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) refers to foundational skills that all students and adults need to be successful. By building on the foundation provided at home, our schools provide students opportunities to develop healthy identities, relate to others, and set and achieve goals.  SEL is broken down into 5 key skills, the second being:

Self-Management - The ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors effectively in different situations. This includes using healthy coping skills to manage stress, motivate oneself, and work toward goals.  More information can be found here.  Also, check out this video for more information on self-management and how families and educators can support students in developing this skill.

https://youtu.be/tXKFNDFjKwY

 

Marily Grotz - Family Liaison

Hayfield Elementary School

Phone: 703-924-4553  Cell: 571-296-6011

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:  Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Military Matters - For Our Military Families Days to Observe:
  • National Guard Birthday December 13
  • National Wreaths Across America Day December 17
Celebrating the Holidays – Together or Apart

  While the holidays are often a fun time, they can also bring increased loneliness and overwhelming stress. Some military families are fortunate to be together during the holidays. However, many service members are deployed and separated from family and loved ones. Whether together or apart, there are many ways for everyone to observe the holidays.

Staying Connected During the Holidays

Being apart during the holidays doesn’t have to mean missing out on family bonding. Get creative with new traditions, connect using technology or send meaningful gifts to your loved ones from afar.

 

De-Stressing the Holidays

Military life can be challenging- and the holiday season can make it much more stressful for service members and their families. Share these resources for managing stress, coping with the distance from loved ones and more.

 

Holiday Resources and Support

Parent Webinars on-demand - Military Child Education Coalition – www.militarychild.org

Children and the Holidays – Focus on the Fun - Minimize the Stress

Help prevent festivities that are supposed to be fun from being stressful. Big family get-togethers can tax kids’ ability to behave. Talking to relatives can be hard on kids who are shy. Even favorite traditions can turn into a test of stamina for kids with short attention spans. And when there’s been a big change — including divorce or the death of someone in the family — holidays can be painful. We offer advice for navigating those challenges and making holidays rewarding for all.

Stress Less with These Financial Resources

Holidays are coming up and seasonal expenses like gifts, travel or festivities can cause added financial stress. From immediate relief options to budgeting and financial counseling, find support to ring in a season of good finances.

Help Improve EFMP

The Exceptional Family Member Program invites service members with a dependent enrolled in EFMP to participate in a survey to provide feedback and guide enhancements. Take the survey from now until Jan. 9 to make a difference.

Toys for Tots   Make a child’s Christmas a little brighter this year with your donation to Toys for Tots. Skip the stress and chaos. Click the link above to make your convenient and stress-free virtual donation.

For additional support and resources please contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

Hayfield PTA News & Announcements Calling All Volunteers

We need your help to make our PTA events a success! Please consider signing up here:

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Cafeteria helpers are STILL needed! If you are able to help in December please sign up. 

Questions?

Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

Amazon Wish List

Order online to support our Hayfield Hawk community over winter break.  Remember to select Hayfield Elementary School PTA as your AmazonSmile charity and the PTA will receive donations for your purchases.

Join the PTA!

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

No PTA meeting this month. The next PTA meeting will be:

January 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the school Cafeteria.

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES PTA Holiday Market & Enrichment Classes

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Hayfield ES PTA Holiday Market Friday, December 2 

Just a reminder that the Hayfield ES PTA Holiday Market is tonight from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Please register for a shopping time on the PTA website.

Students can select and purchase gifts for friends and family while parents/guardians can wait in the school library where they can shop for Hayfield ES spirit wear or crafts from the Hayfield ES staff.

Several food trucks will be near the school entrance, including Captain Cookie and the Milkman and Uncle Keeba’s apple treats and hot cocoa bar.

 

Fall Enrichment Classes Update 

Just a reminder of the final class dates for the fall session of after school enrichment. We are excited to bring you more programming in the winter after break - more information coming soon! If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

 

Monday KidsCreate Art Class (K-2): Monday December 12

Tuesday KidsCreate Art Class (3-6): Tuesday December 13

Tuesday Chess Masters: Tuesday, January 24

Wednesday Spanish (K-2): Wednesday, December 14

Wednesday Yoga: Wednesday, December 7

Thursday Spanish (3-6): Thursday, December 15

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES School House News - December 1

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HES School House News December 1, 2022 Upcoming Events
  • Friday, December 2: Holiday Market 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, December 5: 4 -8 p.m. - HES PTA Restaurant Night at Noodles & Company, 5900 Kingstowne Blvd. in the Kingstowne Shopping Center
  • Monday, December 12- Friday, December 16 SCA Spirit Week
  • December 19-January 2: Winter Break - No School
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - PTA Meeting 7 p.m.- Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria
Hayfield ES Yearbook Sale ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

Advanced Academics Programs Full Time Services (Level IV) Referral Deadline

The deadline for referring your student for full-time (Level IV) services this year is December 15, 2022. If you are interested in referring your student for full-time services, please submit an AAP Full-Time (Level IV) Referral Form, found on the FCPS AAP Website to Lauren Keninitz ([email protected]). This form is required in order to initiate the referral process. There are also optional items you may submit along with the referral form. Please review the Full-Time Services Checklist for Families found on the Hayfield Elementary Advanced Academics Website to see what other optional items you may include in your child’s referral packet. The referral packet should be submitted in one e-mail to Lauren Keninitz. If you prefer to submit a paper copy, you may place the referral packet in a folder addressed to Lauren Keninitz and drop it off in the front office. Please note that December 15 is a county-wide deadline; No late submissions will be accepted. For any questions, please contact Lauren Keninitz, our Advanced Academics Resource Teacher at [email protected].

 

News from our Social Worker

T Mobile is providing free internet and hotspots to low-income families who qualify.  Use this link to apply.   https://www.t-mobile.com/brand/project-10-million

Are you concerned your child may have a mental health concern and don’t know where to get help?  If you are concerned your child may need mental health assistance, use this link to set up an intake and appointment for counseling.  The CSB has a sliding scale fee system and takes insurance.  https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/community-services-board/news/2020/child-mental-health-concern

Food Drive Thank You

Thank you to our Hawk families for your generous donations to our SCA Food and Toiletries Drive during the month of November. Koinonia collected the donations and shared that we collected a total of 291.5 pounds! Our next Food and Toiletries Drive will take place during the month of May to help restock the shelves at Koinonia for the summer months. Thanks again!

SCA Warming Tree November 28- December 9 Gift Collection November 28- December 9- Winter Gear Collection

It’s that time of year again when we donate and decorate the warming tree with NEW hats, gloves, mittens and scarves and NEW UNWRAPPED gifts to go under the tree for those in need in our area. All donations will go to Koinonia. Thank you for your generosity!!

 

SCA Spirit Week December 12 - 16

Monday, December 12:  Holiday Hat or Holiday Headgear

Tuesday, December 13: Holiday Colors

Wednesday, December 14:  Pajama Day

Thursday, December 15: Bring a Stuffed Animal Day

Friday, December 16: Holiday/Winter Sweater Day

 

News From Our Family Liaison

The next Family Engagement Meeting will be virtual!  Join Marily Grotz and Shelly Oberst, Military Life Counselor, on Zoom Wednesday, December 7 for an online presentation “Hurried Parent, Hurried Child” to learn how to identify stress and develop strategies for slowing down and reframing priorities.  Register here to attend and a Zoom link will be sent by email the day before the meeting.

An important topic being discussed in FCPS is Social Emotional Learning.  Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) refers to foundational skills that all students and adults need to be successful. By building on the foundation provided at home, our schools provide students opportunities to develop healthy identities, relate to others, and set and achieve goalsSEL is broken down into 5 key skills, the first being:

Self- Awareness - The ability to accurately recognize one’s emotions and thoughts, and their influence on behaviors. This includes learning about different emotions, as well as exploring personal strengths and challenges.  More information can be found here.  Also, check out this video for more information on self-awareness and how families and educators can support students in developing this skill.

https://youtu.be/dZL2eZBe4Ew

Parent Resource Center Office Hours! The first Tuesday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m.  Parent Resource Center Staff will be available to answer questions, provide information and offer supports to schools. Please use this link to join.

As we look forward to the holidays and winter months, please let me know how I can help support your family.  I am able to connect our families who may need additional support through the winter break and beyond.  You may also reach out to your child’s teacher, contact the school counselors, or text me through TalkingPts.com or the TalkingPoints App. 

 

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison

Hayfield Elementary School

Phone: 703-924-4553  Cell: 571-296-6011

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:  Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

More support for Veterans and Holiday Fun Events at Fort Belvoir:

Supporting Young Children of Veterans – Parent Webinar

When a Service Member leaves the military, the child leaves the military as well. This webinar shares positive strategies to address the implications for young children of Veterans who are transitioning or have recently transitioned out of the military.

MCEC-Military Child Education Coalition – www.militarychild.org

Register to watch this recording on-demand.

Sponsored by the Department of the Air Force School Liaison Program

 

Supporting Middle School and High School Youth of Veterans – Parent Webinar

As children get older, the implications surrounding a transition are different. This second webinar shares positive strategies for middle and high school children of Veterans who are transitioning or have recently transitioned out of the military.

MCEC-Military Child Education Coalition – www.militarychild.org

Register to watch this recording on-demand.

Sponsored by Navy Child & Youth Programs

 

Fort Belvoir MWR Events

Play Morning – Registration Required

December 2 & 16

9 - 11 a.m.

Prepare to have a blast with Army Community Service (ACS) and other families during this fun learning experience.

 

2022 Winterfest and Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 3

2 - 7 p.m.

Kick off the winter season with holiday cheer, snowball fights, loveable characters, and a tree full of sparkles to carry you to the New Year! 

 

Brunch with Santa – Registration Required

December 10

9 - 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Santa Claus is coming to Fort Belvoir! Get ready to indulge your taste buds and strike a pose with jolly old Saint Nick. 

 

Teen Activity Night – No Registration Required

December 16

4 - 6 p.m.

An evening of friends, books, games and general awesomeness—just for teens!

 

For additional support and resources please contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

From our Hayfield PTA Calling All Volunteers! 

We need your help to make our PTA events a success! Please consider signing up here: 

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Questions? Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

  Amazon Wish List

Order online to support our Hayfield Hawk community over winter break.  Remember to select Hayfield Elementary School PTA as your AmazonSmile charity and the PTA will receive donations for your purchases.

 

Holiday Market

Friday, December 2 5:30-7:30 p.m.  

Make sure you arrive at the time you signed up to shop for a more enjoyable shopping experience.  There are plenty of items which will be restocked throughout the shopping hours.

 

Join the PTA!

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

No PTA meeting this month. The next PTA meeting will be January 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES School House News - November 10

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HES School House News November 10, 2022 Upcoming Events
  • Friday, November 11- School is Closed- School Planning Day                
    • Office Hours 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 15 - PTA Meeting 7 p.m.- Hayfield ES Cafeteria

 

End of Quarter SIS Updates

FCPS Weekly Progress Reports were sent home in today’s Thursday folders. Only parents who did not opt-in to paperless report cards will receive a paper report card.  All parents can view report cards in SIS ParentVUE.

 

Tutor.com in FCPS

FCPS students have unlimited access to live, on-demand, 1-to-1 online tutoring support from Tutor.com through Schoology at no cost to families. Sessions are safe and secure with over 200+ subjects covered. Tutors are available 24/7 and tutoring is also available in Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin Chinese, and French. Detailed information including FAQs and opt-out instructions are available on the Tutor.com Online Tutoring Services website

 

Learn how students can log in and access a tutor by watching a video: 

Tutor.com in FCPS: How it Works in English

Tutor.com in FCPS: How it Works in Spanish 

 

2022-2023 HES Yearbooks on Sale Now ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

November Food Drive To Help Those in Need

We are collecting nonperishable items and toiletries from November 1-22 for the Koinonia Food Pantry. Please place donations in the boxes in the front lobby. To see a list of the needs of the food pantry: Any nonperishable items and toiletries are appreciated.  

 

SCA Warming Tree

November 28- December 9 Gift Collection

November 28- December 9- Winter Gear Collection

It’s that time of year again when we donate and decorate the tree with NEW hats, gloves, mittens and scarves and NEW UNWRAPPED gifts to go under the tree for those in need in our area. All donations will go to Koinonia. Thank you for your generosity!

  Hayfield Elementary Named a 2022-2023 Purple Star School

Hayfield Elementary was named one of 40 Fairfax County public schools recognized by the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children as 2022 Purple Star Schools. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families. 

 

STEM at Hayfield Elementary

STEAM education in FCPS is an inquiry approach to teaching and learning where students integrate science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics to solve real-world problems, develop Portrait of a Graduate attributes, prepare for future careers, and engage as global citizens. All students at HES participate in STEM class with Mrs. McLaren-Wood every other week. Students in grade K and 1 have STEM for 30 minutes and students in grades 2-6 have STEM for one hour. To learn about Hayfield’s STEM program, please follow Twitter @HayfieldesSTEM, visit the STEM section in Schoology (go to the Student All Course and click on Materials), and the HES website by selecting Academics – Specials – STEM. Mrs. McLaren-Wood is at HES Tuesdays -Thursdays this year and may be reached at [email protected].

 

Announcing Outstanding Employee Awards Program

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for a Hayfield Elementary School Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through the Google form links. You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees across categories (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a paragraph or two about how this employee demonstrates exceptional work in the criteria for that category. The google form link has more information regarding the criteria for each of these awards and the eligibility requirements are below. In order to nominate complete the following steps: Click on the linked category, this will bring you to a google form. On this form, write in your name, or anonymous if you do not want your name listed. Press the next button. The following page brings you to the criteria and voting page. On this page put the person’s name that you are nominating, followed up with information for why you are making the nomination. The more details you add, the better!

Outstanding Teacher:

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding New Teacher:

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding Principal:

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)            

 

Outstanding Leader:

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):

Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

 

Outstanding Professional Employee:

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership

Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

 

Outstanding Operational Employee:

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

 

The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday November 11 @ 3:00 pm

If you have any questions, please contact Erin D VanAllan at [email protected]

 

News From Our Family Liaison

In collaboration with our School Counselors and HES PTA, Hayfield Elementary is starting a snack pantry.  Please consider helping stock up the HAWKS KETTLE by using the following Amazon link to contribute so that all hawks have access to a healthy snack when needed.  Your purchase can be delivered directly to the school.  Make sure to set up Amazon Smile so that a portion of your purchase is donated to our non-profit PTA organization.

 

November is Military Family Month!  Thank you to our wonderful Military connected families and Veterans for the tremendous sacrifices our military families make.

 

November is also National Family Engagement Month! See the flyer in your Thursday folder for tips to use to help your child do better in school.

 

Registration for December Workshops are now open.  Click here for more information.

November 18, 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. *Note the time change for this workshop.

The Bullying Prevention Webinar seeks to educate listeners on the following:

  • FCPS definition of bullying
  • Types of bullying
  • Differences between bullying and other forms of inappropriate behavior
  • How FCPS responds to allegations of bullying
  • How parents and schools can work together to prevent bullying

 

Thank you to all who attended the first Parent Engagement Workshop last Friday.  It was a great turnout and we hope it was informative.  Please reach out to Marily Grotz, Family Liaison, with questions or, if you were unable to attend, email [email protected] to receive a copy of the slideshow.  We are planning to host workshops each month and will be alternating between in-person and virtual formats.  Check School House News for more information about our December offering.

 

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison

Hayfield Elementary School

Phone: 703-924-4553  Cell: 571-296-6011

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:  Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

National Veterans and Military Families Month. Hayfield Elementary School recognizes and supports our Veterans and families.

“Wall of Honor Display” for Hayfield Veterans and Families 

Check out our “Wall of Honor” here at Hayfield Elementary School! Our “Wall of Honor” display features Hayfield students names along with photos of their Veterans family members. Students are excited and proud to display their family photos for the whole school to see and admire. The photos and names are on display in the entry hallway across from the front office for all to see.

If you are interested in being included in our Veterans “Wall of Honor”, please have your child complete the attached template form and return it to their teacher. The form is also on the Hayfield Elementary School website. Students are welcome to bring in forms and photos throughout the month of November.

 HES Student Template_Veterans Wall of Honor Veterans.pdf

Happy Veterans Day! Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

 

More Services for Veterans and Military Families

Military service is a service like no other, and this month of remembrance reminds us of what it means to take the oath to defend and protect and why it is worthwhile, especially with family by your side. As we tip our hats and thank our former and current service members, don’t forget to recognize the families that stand beside them

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for Veterans

Are you a transitioning veteran? Whether you're starting to wonder about your next chapter or arranging your final move, planning ahead is a smart plan. Learn about transition assistance.

 

For additional support and resources contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

 

Hayfield PTA Join the PTA

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

Calling All Volunteers! 

We need your help to make our PTA events a success! Please consider signing up here:

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Questions?  Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

 

Upcoming PTA Events

PTA meeting Tuesday November 15 at 7 p.m. in the HES Cafeteria.

 

FCPS News

In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following

topics:

  • Purple Star Schools Support Military-Connected Families
  • $2 Million Grant Supports STEAM
  • FCPS Calendar 
  • Why Do We Need a Strategic Plan?
  • Virtual Job Fair

Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.  

Hayfield Secondary Hawk Madness

Hayfield Secondary is excited to announce a FREE event for the community and would especially like to include each of our feeder elementary schools. In fact, this event is specifically designed with our elementary friends in mind.

We are hosting the event at 5 p.m. on November 18 in the Hayfield Secondary School gym.  A tentative schedule includes:

  • Doors open at 5 p.m.
  • Men’s and women’s basketball teams at tables signing autographs and taking pictures with students
  • Girls varsity player introductions and intrasquad scrimmage
  • Three point shootout amongst boys and girls varsity players
  • Elementary Mascot Race
  • Elementary Principals Knockout Game
  • Boys varsity player introductions and intrasquad scrimmage
  • Potential dunk contest amongst our boys players

We will have our concession stand open and are working on other food options as well, as we would like to make this family friendly and hope that families will treat this as a night out. 

 

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES Family Life Education Information Night

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Hayfield families,

You are invited to join us for our annual Family Life Education information night on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. This live, online meeting is your opportunity to hear about the FLE curriculum and speak with representatives from each grade level about how the curriculum is delivered. To take part, please use the information below to join the Zoom meeting. If you are unable to access online meetings, please call Assistant Principal Seamus O’Connor at 703-924-4500 for more information.

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us05web.zoom.us/j/89851346906?pwd=bS90eU8zSndtVFcyN1phSVNJcElJdz09

 

Meeting ID: 898 5134 6906

Passcode: 8U2dJp

 

Seamus O’Connor

Assistant Principal, Hayfield Elementary

[email protected]

703-924-4500

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

HES First Family Engagement Coffee - Nov. 4 at 9 a.m.

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Family Engagement Meeting November 4 9-10 a.m.

We invite all Hayfield Elementary families to our First Family Engagement meeting this Friday, November 4 from 9 - 10 a.m. in the Hayfield Elementary School cafeteria. Our first meeting will be getting to know Hayfield Elementary School and FCPS! 

Join Marily Grotz, Family Liaison, and Shelly Oberst, Military Liaison for an in-person presentation and a chance to meet other HES families. Patricia Ramirez, Family Engagement Region 3 Representative, will be in attendance to present an overview of Family Engagement in FCPS. Se habla Espanol. 

Refreshments will be provided. 

If you are unable to attend, please contact Marily Grotz, [email protected] with any questions you may have about Hayfield Elementary and/or Fairfax County Public Schools.

We look forward to seeing you. 

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HES Veterans Wall of Honor

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Veterans Wall of Honor

We are creating a Veterans Wall of Honor display in recognition of our HES students and their Veterans. If you are interested in being included in our Veterans Wall of Honor, please have your child complete the template below and return to their teacher by Monday, November 7.

Wall of Honor Student Template

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HES School House News - October 27

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HES School House News October 27, 2022 Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 10/28 - SCA Spirit Day - school colors/spirit wear shirts 
  • Friday, 10/28 - Two Hour Early Release - End of Quarter Buses arrive two hours earlier than a normal school day. 
  • Monday, 10/31– Teacher Workday- School is Closed
    • Office Hours 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 11/15 - PTA Meeting 7 p.m.- Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria

 

 

2022-2023 HES Yearbooks on Sale Now ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

 

Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid

Impact Aid forms were sent home in Thursday folders on October 20.  We must receive a form back for each school-aged child in your household. All completed forms are due to the school by November 4. 

If you did not receive a Student – Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid form, please email Lisa Warden, [email protected] to have one sent home to you. Thank you for your assistance.

 

 

Announcing Outstanding Employee Awards Program

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards! To submit a nomination for a Hayfield Elementary School Outstanding Employee in one of the categories below, please complete the nomination through the Google form links. You may nominate one employee at our school or multiple employees across categories (one individual may only nominate one employee per category.)

All that is required for a preliminary nomination is a paragraph or two about how this employee demonstrates exceptional work in the criteria for that category. The google form link has more information regarding the criteria for each of these awards and the eligibility requirements are below. In order to nominate complete the following steps: Click on the linked category, this will bring you to a google form. On this form, write in your name, or anonymous if you do not want your name listed. Press the next button. The following page brings you to the criteria and voting page. On this page put the person’s name that you are nominating, followed up with information for why you are making the nomination. The more details you add, the better!

Outstanding Teacher:

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding New Teacher:

Eligibility: Has up to three years of experience as a teacher (in any school/school district); librarians are included in this category

 

Outstanding Principal:

Eligibility: Has at least three years of experience as a building principal (in any school/school district)            

 

Outstanding Leader:

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in their current position as a Schedule-C or School-Based Administrator scale employee (that is not the building principal):

Common positions in this category: Assistant and Associate Principals, Director of Student Activities, Director of Student Services

 

Outstanding Professional Employee:

Eligibility: At least one year experience in current position as a Schedule-B employee or other non-instructional employee in a school that supports school leadership

Common positions in this category: School-Based Technology Specialist, Technology Support Specialist, Assessment Coach, Career Center Specialist, Instructional Coach, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Counselor, Safety and Security Specialist, Resource Teachers that serve in an administrative role in a school

 

Outstanding Operational Employee:

Eligibility: At least one year of experience in current position as Schedule-A or Classroom Instructional Support Scale employee

Common positions in this category: Administrative and Office Staff, Safety and Security Assistant, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, IA, PHA, PHTA, All Parent Liaisons (regardless of how they are paid) 

 

The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday November 11 @ 3:00 pm

If you have any questions, please contact Erin D Van Allan at [email protected]

 

Sibshops Opportunity for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

The first Sibshops for this school year will be held at Providence Community Center on Monday, October 31st. Sibshops are workshops for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in FCPS and they provide an opportunity to meet other siblings in a relaxed setting, celebrate the contributions made by their siblings, share experiences, and most importantly have fun! See fliers in the folder for registration information. This flier has been translated into multiple languages. We have a team of school social workers who plan and facilitate Sibshops. If you are interested in supporting these efforts, e-mail Laura Cook or Beth Holzman.

 

November Food Drive To Help Those in Need

We are collecting nonperishable items and toiletries from November 1-22 for the Koinonia Food Pantry. Please place donations in the boxes in the front lobby. To see a list of the needs of the food pantry: Any nonperishable items and toiletries are appreciated.  

 

News From Our Family Liaison

Family Engagement Series will begin Friday, November 4 at 9 a.m. in the Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria.  Join Marily Grotz, Family Liaison, and Shelly Oberst, Military Liaison, for an in-person presentation and a chance to meet other HES families.  Refreshments will be provided.  If you are unable to come, feel free to contact me with questions you have about Hayfield Elementary and Fairfax County Public School District.

TalkingPoints

TalkingPoints is an easy and safe way families can communicate in their home languages with their child’s teachers and school staff for free. I will be using this platform to communicate with you throughout the school year.  There are two ways families can use TalkingPoints.

 

  • School and teacher messages will come directly to the phone number that is registered in our system as a SMS text or through the TalkingPoints Parent App.
  • You can reply by text or through the app.

Families will receive messages in the language they have listed as their correspondence language. Families can reply in any language and the message will be translated into English for the school. If families prefer to not receive text messages from TalkingPoints, they can reply with "GOODBYE" at any time.

 

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison - Hayfield Elementary

Office: (703) 924-4553 Cell: (571) 296-6011

Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tues/Thurs 8:30-3:30pm

 

 

Military Matters - For Our Military Families

National Veterans and Military Families Month

This is a special time to recognize and honor the service and sacrifices of Veterans and their families. Military One Source is helping you celebrate by sharing “Thanks for Everything” support. Click on the link above for lots of resources and services.

More Services for Veterans and Military Families:

 

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) for Veterans

Are you a transitioning veteran? Whether you're starting to wonder about your next chapter or arranging your final move, planning ahead is a smart plan. Learn about transition assistance.

The Defense Department Transition Assistance Program has information, tools 988and training to prepare you and your family for your military-to-civilian transition.

 

988:  New Number for Veterans in Crisis

There’s a new number for the Veterans Crisis Line. Learn about the number change and be sure to let veterans you know to call 988 and press 1 for crisis assistance.

 

Fairfax County Tax Relief

Personal property (car) and real estate tax relief is available to disabled veterans and spouses of veterans killed in action who meet qualifications.

 

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Vote! Voting While You’re Away from Home

When military life takes you away from home, you and your family can use absentee ballots to ensure your voices are heard on Election Day. It only takes a few quick steps to cast your vote no matter where you are in the world. Absentee Voting Process.

 

Sign up to receive Military One Source Newsletters

 

For additional support and resources contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

 

Hayfield PTA Join the PTA

Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

Calling All Volunteers! 

We need your help to make our PTA events a success! Please consider signing up here:

Library Volunteers

Cafeteria Helpers

Questions?  Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected]

 

Upcoming PTA Events

PTA meeting Tuesday November 15 at 7 p.m. in the HES Cafeteria.

HAWK TALK Volume 3 comes out Nov 1.  You can find it on the HES PTA website.

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid

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Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid

Impact Aid programs and grants are designed to assist local school districts that enroll federally connected students. The grants from these programs will become part of FCPS' general operating budget and are critical to ensuring that all children in FCPS receive an excellent education. For more information, please watch this Impact Aid Informational Video

FCPS uses the Student-Parent Survey for Federal Impact Aid to identify federally connected students and to support our request for Impact Aid resources. On Thursday, October 20, the survey will be distributed to all FCPS families. Please look for the Impact Aid survey in your child's Thursday folder on October 20. 

For each school-aged child in your household, please complete, sign, date, and return the survey by November 4. All results are confidential. 

If you are US Military: complete Section 1 and sign and date the bottom of the form:           

  • Parent/Guardian Name [Last, First, MI]
  • Rank or Grade
  • Branch of Service
  • Mobilized by Presidential Executive Order 13223 / Title 10 – [attach copy of activation orders]

If you are Foreign Military, complete Section 1 and sign and date the bottom of the form:

  • Parent/Guardian Name [Last, First, MI]
  • Rank or Grade
  • Name of Foreign Government
  • Branch of Service

If you work on Federal Property (Civilian), complete Section 2 and sign and date the bottom of the form:

  • Parent/Guardian Name [Last, First, MI]
  • Company or Agency Name (Employer)
  • Check the Federal Property where parent or guardian reported to work
  • Provide the full worksite name and address for ‘Other’

If no federal connection, please complete section 3 and sign and date the bottom of the form.

Thank you for your assistance.

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HES School House News - October 13

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HES School House News October 13, 2022 Upcoming Events
  • Friday, 10/21 - Field Day Gr. (K-3 8:50-11:10 a.m. & Gr. 4-6 1-3 p.m.)
  • Monday, 10/24 - Student Holiday- (Diwali) School and Office are Closed
  • Wednesday, 10/26 - Fall Picture Re-Take Day
  • Friday, 10/28 - SCA Spirit Day - school colors/spirit (First Quarter Ends)
  • Monday, 10/31– Teacher Workday- School is Closed- Office Hours 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 11/15 - PTA Meeting 7 p.m.- Hayfield Elementary Cafeteria
Hawks Celebrating

Our students celebrated our schoolwide focus on the Hawks Pledge by creating a spirit tunnel. Our kindergarten students won the Hawk's Spirit Chain for their bravery in walking through a 600-student tunnel.  Way to go kindergarten students. 

 

2022-2023 HES Yearbooks on Sale Now ONLINE ORDERS ONLY

Order your 2022-2023 Hayfield Elementary Yearbook now. The early-bird price is $15 and the early-bird deadline is March 17. The price will increase to $18 starting March 18. April 14 is the last day to order a yearbook. Please Note: The school will not have extra yearbooks to be purchased after April 14.

 

  Sibshops Opportunity for Siblings of Children with Special Needs

The first Sibshops for this school year will be held at Providence Community Center on Monday, October 31st. Sibshops are workshops for children in grades 2-6 enrolled in FCPS and they provide an opportunity to meet other siblings in a relaxed setting, celebrate the contributions made by their siblings, share experiences, and most importantly have fun! See fliers in the folder for registration information. This flier has been translated into multiple languages. We have a team of school social workers who plan and facilitate Sibshops. If you are interested in supporting these efforts, e-mail Laura Cook or Beth Holzman.

  • CHADD 2022 ADHD Resource Fair, Saturday, October 15, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St SE, Vienna, VA 22180, USA

 

Delayed Bus Information

Want a quick way to check on the status of your child’s bus?  Use the Here Comes the Bus Mobile App.  Using the app is EASY!  You will need the FCPS school district code 28982 and a Student Information System (SIS) Parent Account. Please note that no bus tracking service is 100 percent accurate; DO NOT assume the bus is not coming just because the app did not notify you!  If in doubt about the arrival of a bus, please contact the Transportation office at 703-446-2150.  

You can also check for bus delays online at: https://busdelay.fcps.edu/ 

 

 

News From Our Family Liaison Parent Resource Center

Registration for November Workshops are now open

  • Nontraditional Families: Fostering Resilience and Inclusivity While Welcoming and Affirming All Families
  • Where to Start: Supporting Children When Someone They Love Has Cancer·        
  • Everything You Need to Know About Opioids·        
  • Bullying Prevention

 

Increasing Home-based Internet Access for FCPS Families 

FCPS families can get stronger connectivity with their own internet service that works best for their residential structure. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal program that provides qualifying households with $30 per month towards internet services and a one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet. Numerous internet service providers are available to choose from. Check out this ACP Outreach Toolkit for resources in multiple languages to spread the word to families. Here's the direct link where families can apply for ACP funded Internet Access https://affordableconnectivity.gov/

 

School Board Meeting on October 6 at 7 p.m.

The meeting can be viewed on FCPS Cable TV Channel 99 (Verizon Channel 11), the FCPS YouTube Channel, and on the FCPS website. Agenda highlights include:

  • Reallocation of ESSER III funds.
  • Awarding of contracts.

To watch recorded School Board meetings or live Regular Meetings dubbed in Spanish, you can visit the FCPS en Español YouTube channel

If you need language interpretation or American Sign Language support for any School Board meeting, please contact the board clerk.

Find your School Board member and how to contact them on the School Board Members webpage.

Marily Grotz

Family Liaison - HES

Phone: 703-924-4553  Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: Tuesday 8:30-12:30

 

 

AAP Information Family Information Session – Understanding the Full-Time (Level IV) Services Screening Process (10/18/2022)

Hayfield Elementary will host a family information session on October 18,, 2022 covering the screening process for Fairfax County’s full-time advanced academic program. We will host this session in the Hayfield Elementary library from 5:30 – 6:30 PM. Families in grades 2 – 6 who are interested in referring their student for full-time services are invited to attend this session. Please reach out to Lauren Keninitz if you have questions about this family information session!

Lauren Keninitz

Advanced Academic Resource Teacher

Hayfield Elementary School

 

 

October is National Bully Prevention Month

Hello Hawks!

As you may know, October is National Bullying Awareness month. Our school is promoting a DARE TO CARE program and will be focusing on anti-bullying strategies with all grade levels. We want to empower our students to show kindness with respect and to stand up to bullying! FCPS defines bullying as “any aggressive and unwanted behavior that is intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate the victim; it involves a real or perceived power imbalance between the aggressor or aggressors and victim; and is repeated over time or causes severe emotional trauma. Bullying includes cyber-bullying. Bullying does not include ordinary teasing, horseplay, argument, or peer conflict.” Counselors will be visiting every classroom this month to discuss bullying and to teach students how to handle situations if they arise.  Also, it is important to remember that standing up to bullying can be done in many ways. A student may feel comfortable telling the bully to stop or he/she may want to befriend the target to show support. However, in any situation we need our students to ALWAYS tell an adult what they witnessed.  At home, you can support our efforts by discussing the importance of treating all people with kindness and respect. A great resource to review with your student is the Stop Bulling website

Thank you so much for all your support! Our families are a big part of what makes Hayfield Elementary such a special community! Please see below for the dates and themes for our DARE to CARE week.

Necole Brown and Erin Smith

School Counselors

 

“Dare to Care Week” is October 25-28

Tuesday October 25 “Team Up Against Bullying” Wear your favorite team’s clothing to show you support standing up to bullying

Wednesday October 26 “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully” Classes will be dressing alike in the same color to show that they are buddies, not bullies!

Thursday October 27 “Banding Together Against Bullying” Everyone will receive a wristband to color and wear to show that Hayfield is Banding Together Against Bullying.”

Friday October 28 "Orange You’re Glad You’re Not A Bully” Wear your Hayfield gear today to show your school spirit!

 

  Field Day Volunteers

Field Day is taking place this fall at Hayfield Elementary on Friday, October 21 and we are in need of volunteers to help run the stations that the classes will be rotating through.

This year, Field Day will be run in two different sessions.

Session 1 for K-3 will be from 8:50 - 11:10 AM.

Session 2 for 4-6 will be from 1:00 - 3:00 PM.

If you are able, please sign up for a session. We will follow up with you about a week before the event with additional information!

Click on the Signup Genius link to sign up for a session

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4ea8ac29aafbc25-hesfall 

Thank you,

Andrew Pitts ([email protected]) and Cetan Tameris ([email protected])

 

Military Matters - For Our Military Families Mark Your Calendar

Be sure to register for this special FCPS event for military-connected families!

Superintendent Community Conversation for Military-Connected Families

Please join us for a Superintendent Community Conversation for Military-Connected Families October 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn more about Dr. Michelle Reid, FCPS superintendent, and help her get to know our school community and the unique perspective of military-connected families. 

This hybrid event will be held in the 1st floor café at the FCPS Gatehouse Administration Center, 8115 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church VA 22042.  Free parking is available in the underground garage.  Language interpretation will be provided, as available, as well as child care and light refreshments.

If you are able to attend, either in-person or virtually, please register to attend.

 

October 13 - Navy Birthday

 

October 26 - National Day of the Deployed

National Day of the Deployed annually honors the United States military personnel deployed around the globe. The designation recognizes all the brave military personnel who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or have sacrificed their lives to defend our country

 

Supporting Your Child During Deployment – Parent Webinar

4922 - Staying Connected When Your Separated from Your Service Member

Watch this recording –on demand to enhance your parenting skills & strengthen your family.

 

Resources for Military Families

My Military OneSource App

The Military OneSource app is a free resource designed to support you as you navigate your MilLife. Download in the Google Play or App Store today. 

Learn about the app »

 

For additional support and resources contact:

Shelly Oberst, LCSW

Military & Family Life Counselor

Hayfield Elementary School

Cell: 571-386-7884

[email protected]

 

 

Hayfield PTA Join the PTA!

Calling all Families and Staff!  Become a member of the PTA and check out upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. hayfieldespta.ptboard.com

Calling All Volunteers

Do you have a teen that loves to volunteer!  Monster's Ball needs more volunteers this Friday (tomorrow) for Monster's Ball 6-8pm.  Email Crystal Lander at [email protected] or Jenn Benecke at [email protected] to volunteer.

Enrichment Classes are going exceptionally and even have a wait list.  The PTA chairs need a few more volunteers on Tuesday and Wednesday from about 3-4:45pm to make sure the program can continue to grow.  Email Bethany DeSalvo at [email protected] with your interest! 

Cafeteria helpers are needed! Please consider signing up here: Cafeteria Helpers

Questions?  Please contact Julie Doyle at [email protected] 

Upcoming PTA Events
  • Monster's Ball - Friday, October 14th at 6-8 p.m. Pre-pay ticket orders are closed. Tickets will be available at the event. 
  • Coffee In Fundraiser - Monday October 24th.  20% of purchases all day long will be donated to HES PTA!  Coffee In is located in the Landsdowne Shopping Center at 6434 Landsdowne Centre Dr. 22315
PTA meeting Tuesday November 15 at 7pm in the HES Cafeteria.

 

 

Fire Station Open House

Join our neighbors at the Franconia Volunteer Fire Department for an Open House in celebration of Fire Prevention Week.

Saturday, October 15 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Meet the Firefighters
  • Safety Demos
  • Fire Truck Tours
  • And more!

6300 Beulah Street  Alexandria, Virginia 22310

Hope to see you there!

 

Hayfield Helpful Links School Resources   Stay in Touch 

Please stay in touch with us throughout the year by:

 

7633 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, VA 22315  |  Phone: 703.924.4500

Attendance: [email protected] | Web | Twitter

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