Virginia Science Olympiad – Division A

Virginia Science Olympiad – Division A – 3rd 4th & 5th Grades

Registration Opens 12 p.m. Wednesday, January 31st

Registration Closes 10 p.m. Friday, February 2nd


Virginia Science Olympiad (VASO) offers students the opportunity to improve their understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and to work together in teams to learn new skills. VASO engages and challenges students in these disciplines through team-based competitive tournaments in Virginia. VASO seeks to inspire a passion for science and technology in Virginia’s students through collaboration and teamwork, hands-on experiences, variety and creativity in topics and skills, and fun and rewarding tournaments.

Registration opens at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31st and closes at 10 p.m. on Friday, February 2nd. Read all about it on the VASO website and the VASO Division A website. More details are also available in this PDF of the Tournament Rules Manual.


Crock-pot Luncheon for Teachers & Staff

Crock-pot Luncheon for Teachers & Staff

Friday, January 26th 11 a.m.

Food Drop Off at 10:30 a.m.

For many years now PTA has sponsored a Crock-pot Luncheon for our wonderful teachers and staff. We are asking our beloved Floris parent volunteers for contributions to this special event. We have created a sign-up for the food and volunteers that we will need to make this event special and amazing for our fabulous teachers! Please sign up here! Parents can drop off food in the crockpot or dish on the 26th around 10:30 a.m. at the office with the name of the dish, ingredients (to prevent allergies), and their names. If you have any questions, please email Monika. We welcome multi-cuisine items! Please bring enough for 25 people. We are also looking for volunteers for set up and clean up. Thank you so much for your help!


Letter from the President January 2018

Dear PTA Member,

A Very Happy New Year!

I don’t know about you, but for me it seems like the winter break started about a month ago and does not seem to end. This has been a long Winter Break. I am ready to send my kid back to school…LoL.

I would like to invite you to the 3rd Floris PTA Membership Meeting this Wednesday @ 6:00 PM. We have two more coming up later in the school year, one in March and another one in May. As PTA Members, this is one of the best opportunities for you to be a part of school and your child’s future. PTA Leadership is present to answer questions about Before/After School Enrichment Programs, Science Fair, Movie Nights, Spirit Nights, Walk In My Shoes, Grade Level Enrichment Assemblies, School Improvement Needs and other programs, which encourage students to learn beyond the normal school curriculum. As an added bonus, Floris Leadership is present at the meeting to answer your questions or concerns related to school wide programs like iReady, School Improvement Plans etc.

As always we have Pizza and Library is open for your child(ren) to spend time with our wonderful Librarian Mrs. Dowling.

Please RSVP @ https://goo.gl/1vT6gu

PTA Meeting Agenda:

  • Welcome message by PTA President

  • Kick off the meeting and present the Agenda – Kathy Webb, Recording Secretary

  • Treasurer’s Update

  • VP Community Affairs Update

  • VP SSO Update

  • President’s Update

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.


With Warm Regards,

Aparna Vemuru

Floris Elementary PTA – President


Winter Before/After School Program

Winter Before/After School Program registrations have begun and some one of them have already ended too. So don’t wait until the last minute, go ahead and register for programs. PTA volunteers work very hard to bring these programs to you. Let your child enjoy the opportunity to learn at school itself. No need to run them around in this cold weather. You can find a full list of programs we offer on this sheet https://goo.gl/3b2SXQ, just click on the name to open the program registration. You can also read more about them here.


STEM exCEL Winter 2018 Classes

STEM exCEL would like to work with your Floris Elementary community to inspire kids to code in the same way you want to motivate them to learn musical instruments or try a new sport.  We are proud to start this Winter 2018 season supporting your PTA’s enrichment program with 2D Game Design and Introduction to Computer Science & Coding.  Register here:  https://stemexcel.org/floris/


Science Fair 2018

Science Fair 2018

Thursday, February 22nd

Register Now!



Spirit Ball – Thank You!


Thank you so much to everyone who came out on Friday night! Over 100 kids came to join the fun and showed some serious school spirit. We had a fabulous time! Go Eagles! Special thanks to Jess and Wanda who did an amazing job organizing it all!


Virginia Science Olympiad

Virginia Science Olympiad

Registration Opens 6pm Tuesday, October 31st

Sixth Grade Only




Floris PTA Spirit Ball

Floris PTA Sprit Ball – Friday, November 10th

Register Now

Please sign up to volunteer or sign up to bring baked goods.


MathCounts & Science Bowl

Attention 6th Grade Parents

MathCounts & Science Bowl Registration Form

Sign Up Now

Parents of 6th grade students, if your child is interested in participating in MathCounts or Science Bowl, please fill out this form. If you already filled out the interest form, this is a new form for registration.

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