Real Food for Kids Fairfax County Listening Sessions

Real Food for Kids

Fairfax County Listening Sessions

FCPS Parents: Do You Want Healthy School Food?

Real Food for Kids unites parents and local leaders to improve school meals. We change school menus AND build a lasting commitment from administrators and elected officials to put our kids’ health first when making decisions around school food.

Now, we are launching a Parent Action Team in your community!

Come learn more about Real Food for Kids and what is happening to improve food in YOUR schools.

Monday, May 13; 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Sherwood Hall Regional Library

Thursday, May 30; 1:00 – 2:30 PM

Herndon Fortnightly Library

Bring your questions, concerns, and ideas about school meals. Together, we can improve the health and wellbeing of every kid today and for years to come!

Questions: contact@realfoodforkids.org


Teacher Appreciation Week 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week is Coming Soon!

May 6th – 10th, 2019

**Contact Your Room Parent for Classroom Specific Info**


Catered Lunch Sponsored by the PTA

Volunteers Please Sign Up to Bring Drinks & Desserts

Wear Your Teacher’s Favorite Color


Bring in Your Teacher’s Favorite Snack


Staff Cookout Hosted by Floris ES Administration

Classroom Volunteers Needed to Monitor Indoor Recess


Stock the Teacher’s Lounge (fruit, chips, granola bars, candy, etc.)


FroYo Truck Sponsored by the PTA

K-pod Collection Day (coffee, tea, hot cocoa, etc.)


Chick-fil-A 6th Grade Spirit Night 4/29/19

Chick-fil-A 6th Grade Spirit Night

Monday, April 29th 5-8 p.m.


SOL Schedule 2019

Good Luck on the SOLs!

We know our amazing students have the skills to succeed!

Here is the full schedule for planning:


PTA Summer Book Swap 2019

PTA Summer Book Swap 2019

The PTA annual Summer Book Swap is coming in May! Books will be collected from May 6th to May 31th and then the book swap cart will visit classrooms the week of June 3rdto 7th. This event is for Kindergarten to 6thgrade.

Bring in your gently used books to donate to the swap. Students can bring in 1-5 books. Each book they bring in gets them that many in swapped books. Students can donate as many books as they want but will only be allowed up to 5 books to take home. Please make sure that the books donated are appropriate for grades K-6. No toddler board books.

Swapping Instructions:

  • Step 1 – Pick out books to swap

  • Step 2 – Fill out the book ticket on the attached flyer (flyers will be available on the box at school also and sent home in Tuesday packets)

  • Step 3 – Put ticket and books in a tied plastic bag

  • Step 4 – Put tied plastic bag in the box at school

Look for the box at school to appear near the front office on May 6th. The box will be available until May 31th.

Please email Pam Mika if you have any questions.


Room Parent Meeting for Teacher Appreciation Week

Room Parent Meeting for Teacher Appreciation Week

Thursday, April 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria


Movie Night and Silent Auction 2019

Movie Night and Silent Auction

Thursday, April 11th 6:15 p.m.

Mark your calendars! Movie night is coming soon! Doors open at 6:15 p.m. movies start at 6:30 p.m. We will be screening Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Wreck It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet. Bring the whole family along with your pillows and blankets! Wear your pajamas! Enjoy pizza, popcorn and other confections, which will be sold by the 6thgrade. The price will be $6/person at the door. We will raffle off both movies at the end of the night! Raffle tickets $1 onsite. The Silent Auction will be a fundraiser for the 6th graders. Parents, please remember, you must accompany your child. This is NOT a drop-off event. Interested in helping out? Adult volunteers, please sign up here!


PTA Enrichment Program Survey

PTA Enrichment Program Survey

Help Us Improve Our Program!

Did your child love one of our before/after school programs? Are you looking for something new and different for before/after school enrichment for your child? Do you have ideas to help us improve our enrichment programs? Let us know! Please complete this survey now to help us plan PTA sponsored enrichment programs for next year!


Congratulations Floris OOTM Team

Congratulations Floris OOTM Teams!

Congratulations to all of the Floris Odyssey of the Mind Teams for their impressive work competing this past Saturday! Six of the teams placed in the top three and three teams will be moving on to the State Competition on April 6th! Go Eagles!!


Congratulations Floris Chess Team

Congratulations Floris Chess Team!

2019 Virginia Scholastic State Chess Championship was held in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 9-10, 2019. Congratulations to the winning students! Go Eagles!!

K-3 Under 600 Category:

10th Place Individual – Abhinav Palaniappan (2nd grade, Ms. Mayer’s class)

2nd Place Team – Floris Team of Abhinav Palaniappan, Sarah Shen, Utkarsh Badhan & Tanishq Badhan

K-3 Championship Category:

4th Place Individual – Kevin Shen (2nd grade, Ms. Lovett’s class)

The Floris Chess Team victory in the State Championship is a proud moment for Floris ES. We encourage many more Floris students to come forward to participate in chess enrichment programs and chess tournaments in the future!

Learn more about the Virginia Chess Federation and view full results here.

Learn more about the Floris PTA Before-School Chess enrichment program here.

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