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1:1 Technology Report Presented During January PTO Meeting

At the PTO meeting on Wednesday, January 31st, Mr. Coch, the Third grade team, and Tech Specialist Ms. Sinclair gave a presentation on the 1:1 Technology Digital Transition. If you weren’t able to attend the PTO meeting and would like to see the meeting notes, visit http://navypto.org/info/pto-documents/ or access the document directly here: http://navypto.org/files/2017/07/PTO-Notes-2018-01-31.pdf.

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January 2018 Navy Newsletter Now Available

The January 2018 edition of the Navy News newsletter is now available: http://navypto.org/files/2017/07/PTO-Notes-2018-01-31.pdf. This newsletter and past editions are available here: http://navypto.org/info/newsletters/.

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Art Room Help Needed

Did you know our Navy Art Teachers teach over 980 students?  They’d LOVE to have some volunteers help with some of the many extras that keep them so busy!  This volunteer opportunity is open to parents/grandparents (adults) of children in ANY grade!

For details on volunteering and to sign up for a time slot to help visit: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aada62f4-navy3.

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Volunteers Needed for Vision and Hearing Screening

Please consider volunteering your time to help screen Kindergarten and 3rd grade students for vision and hearing. There will be screenings on Friday,10/6/17 from 8:45-12:00 and Wednesday, 10/11/17 from 8:45-10:30.

If interested, please contact the School Health Aide, Kristina Mirlas, at ksmirlas@fcps.edu.

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Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4th-8th

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The PTO has many activities planned for the teachers at Navy during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Please make sure your child brings the following items next week:

Tuesday: Teacher and Specialist favorite Snack (snack bag size please)
Friday: Flower and a thank you card for Teacher & Specialist

The room parent will be outside the classroom each day collecting the above items, please let your student know they should give them to the parent!

We still are in need to helpers for next week. Please consider helping by providing 30 minutes to let a teacher go to lunch or 20 minutes for recess coverage to give the teacher a little break at the end of their week! Sign up below:
To offer lunch coverage on Wednesday, May 6th:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aada72c7-tawlunch1/
To offer recess coverage on Friday, May 8th:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aada72c7-tawrecess/

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Navy Elementary Art Helpers Needed

Did you know our Navy art teachers teach over 1,000 students!? They’d LOVE to have some volunteers help with some of the many extras that keep them so busy!  This volunteer opportunity is open to parents/grandparents etc of children in ANY grade!! :)

Please consider coming in to help them.  Some possible jobs could be: refilling glue bottles, cutting paper, matting, hanging or returning artwork.  Stop by Mrs. McCoy’s Art room to get directions, then help out for about an hour.

Please sign up to volunteer your time at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aada62f4-navy.  Thank you!!

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Race Into Reading!

Summer break is almost here, and it’s time to think about reading some good books.  Whether you visit the library, use various Internet resources, go to a bookstore, or just from your own bookshelf, you’re sure to find just the right reading material. 

To learn more read the Summer Reading Newsletter and download your copy of the Navy Summer Reading Log.

Happy Reading!

 

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Spelling Bee Champion

Congratulations to 3rd grader Rishi Swaminathan, who won the third annual Navy ES Spelling Bee!  We are all very excited and proud for Rishi to represent Navy at the Fairfax Times Bee on March 13th at Lanier Middle School.  Best of luck to Rishi!

There were a total of 158 participants in grades 3-6 for the initial grade-level rounds, from which our finalists were selected.  We applaud all the participants and acknowledge the 59 Spelling Bee finalists:  Jaatani Abdi, Mussa Abu-Ghannam, Omar Alquitri, Aashish Aryal, Shanthi Ashok, Tyler Aukema, Maher Baloch, Ananya Bandari, Ishita Birmani, Allison Calder, Eric Chen, Alex Choi, Noor Chouman, Katelyn Chu, Kabir Chugh, Julia Condro, Trisha Dineshkumar, Lana Farkas, Tyler Farkas, Tanishk Govil, Lindsay Greenspan, Richa Gupta, Carson Harter, Shareef Hassan, Aadit Jha, Andrew Jones, Drew Kang, Sarita Kelkar, Hailey Khetan, Sahiti Kota, Faith Kim, Rachael Kim, Sohan Kosuru, Sahil Lalani, Amy Le, Elsa Li, Michael Li, Fiona Liao, Wendy Lu, Samantha Massi, Aneesh Mathur, Jordan Miller, Parva Parikh, Arnav Patel, Josh Paulen, Charlotte Rainey, Shriya Ramanujam, Ben Richter, Natasha Sanghvi, Sanya Sewani, Ankisha Singh, Rishi Swaminathan, Esteban Sweet, Lynn Tao, Rakshitha Thanasekaran, Angelina Xu, Rick Yang, Noel Yeh, and Teddy Yi.

Many thanks to Mrs. Werner, Mrs. Waybright and Mrs. Cofer their assistance in organizing and running this great annual event at Navy!

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Dolphin Depot Opens Soon!

Welcome to Navy Elementary’s first ever….

School Store!

Dear Navy Elementary students,

We are excited to announce that Navy Elementary is opening its first school store!

● The school store will be open on Fridays only and will be held in the literacy room (hallway between the gym and main office)
● The store’s first day open will be December 13, 2013.
● Our hours open are from 8:25-8:45am. Each grade will have designated Fridays so lines aren’t too long.
● We will be selling items such as pencils, glue, highlighters, etc… The store will also have fun novelty items.

Our items will be priced at $0.25 to $2.00 and can be paid for by cash. If you want to support us even more, you can go ahead and buy our school store certificates! $5.00 Gift Certificates to the school store are only available on our website at www.navypto.com.  You must pay online with a credit card. Gift Certificates will be on sale from Dec. 9th – Dec. 16th. Certificates will be delivered in Friday Folders on Dec. 20th. Hope we see you at our new school store!  Purchase School Store Gift Certificates now!

Sincerely,

The School Store Team

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Open House – Thursday, August 29th

Kindergarten: 10:00-11:00am
Last Names beginning with A-K (1-6 grade): 1:00-1:45pm
Last Names beginning with L-Z (1-6 grade): 2:00-2:45pm

Come see your classroom, meet your teacher and drop off school supplies.  There will be no formal presentations.

Assignment Pads will be available for sale in the Media Center for $5 and pre-ordered School Supply kids will be ready for pickup at the Stage.

Please also stop by the Media Center to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the PTO and to register your Grocery Club Cards to earn money for Navy.

* Assignment Pads will also be available for sale September 3-6, 8:30-9am inside the front entrance.  Cash and checks made payable to “Navy PTO” will be accepted.

* Please be sure to register to be included in the 2013-14 Student Directory and to receive email updates from the PTO by completing this simple formYou must register each year to be included in the 2013-14 Navy Student Directory. Please be sure to complete the form, even if you had completed it last year.

* You can also purchase a copy of the Student Directory here.

* Keep checking this site for information about upcoming events, registrations for after school activities and other important news!