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- 20 - George Washington and President's Day Holiday
- 24- Spirit Day - Zoom Day!
The Student Council Association (SCA) will be selling candy grams for Valentine’s Day each morning from 7:55-8:10 in the lobby. Each candy gram is 50 cents and ALL proceeds will go back to the Brookfield SCA! Students can purchase candy grams for their friends, teachers, staff members, or siblings.
All candy grams will be delivered to classrooms on Tuesday, February 14th with a lollipop attached.Text-to-Speech Available on FCPS Websites
FCPS is introducing an innovative way to address the diverse needs of the community. A new text-to-speech feature, available on the FCPS website and each school website, will read the words aloud from webpages.
The feature will help those with accessibility needs, such as visual impairments, dyslexia, or other difficulty reading large amounts of online text. The text-to-speech feature is available for English, Spanish, and Korean. Learn more and try out the new feature.Summer Learning Programs Registration: Opening Soon!
FCPS’ Career and Technical Education (CTE) camps and Institute for the Arts (IFTA/E-IFTA) camps will open for registration on Wednesday, February 1.
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Tech Adventure Camp (TAC) is a week-long exploratory camp designed to give current K-6 students an opportunity to explore STEAM, culinary, health, trades, and business and marketing areas. Visit the TAC webpage for more information.
CTE Summer Academy (CSA) is a week-long enrichment program that allows students in grades 7-11 to dive deeper into CTE program areas, develop skills, and begin career exploration. Visit the CSA website for more information and registration.
Institute for the Arts Camps (IFTA)
IFTA is a two- or four-week summer enrichment program for students currently in grades 6-11. Students select from nearly 90 classes in art, dance, health and physical education 9, music, self-directed economics and personal finance, and theater. Visit the IFTA website for more information and registration.
E-IFTA is a weekly arts camp for students in grades 2-5 who love to sing, dance, act, perform, make, and create. Students take part in four classes every day related to dance, music, theater, and visual art. They work with FCPS fine arts teachers who create classes that are fun and engaging. Visit the E-IFTA website for more information and registration.Monthly Food Giveaway at Brookfield
Starting next Saturday, February 11th, Brookfield will be offering a monthly food giveaway. We will have a van and table set up as a drive-through in our parking lot offering fresh produce, pantry staples and more.
Where: Brookfield Elementary School
When: The Saturdays listed below from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. while supplies last.
- February 11
- March 11
- April 8
- May 13
- June 10
With Tutor.com through Schoology, FCPS students are able to get learning help at any time, even from bilingual tutors! Students in FCPS meet with tutors thousands of times each week to practice reading, prepare for an upcoming math test, write computer programs, study for the SAT, or to get feedback on scholarship essays–all at no cost to their families! If you haven’t already, we encourage you to take just a few minutes to connect with a tutor with your child. More info about Tutor.com in FCPS is available here.Community Engagement Meeting next Wednesday
This meeting is open to everyone on Wednesday, February 8th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. at the Sully District Station (4900 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly).
These meetings enhance communication between community members and the Fairfax County Police Department. It offers an opportunity to ask questions about what is happening in the district as well as receiving updates. They also feature a public safety related topic that includes a guest speaker.
The presentation this month will be from The Office of Safety and Security with Fairfax County Public Schools:
*Overview of FCPS Safety and Security
*What FCPS is doing to keep kids and staff safe
*How FCPS security supportsParent Information on Eating Disorders
The Code of Virginia, 22.1-273.2, requires Virginia Public Schools to provide, on an annual basis, parent educational information regarding eating disorders for pupils in grades five through twelve. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA 2022),
“Eating disorders are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that can affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes, and weights. While no one knows for sure what causes eating disorders, a growing consensus suggests that it is a range of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors. Eating disorders are not fads or phases, and can have serious consequences for health, productivity, and relationships.”
In collaboration with the Fairfax County Health Department, FCPS has developed a webpage with detailed information and resources. This information may be found here -https://www.fcps.edu/node/37440February Webinars and Events for Parents
FCPS’ Parent Resource Center (PRC) is dedicated to helping adults support the success of all students. The PRC will present the following webinars in February:
- Thursday, February 9, at 7 p.m., Meet the Author Series: All Cats are on the Autism Spectrum by Kathy Hoopmann
- Friday, February 10, at 10 a.m., Neurodiversity at Elementary Schools
- Wednesday, February 15, at 6:30 p.m., What should I do before my child grows up?
- Friday, February 17, and Friday, February 24, at 10 a.m., Supporting Mental Health Through Play
Click on the title for more information and to register.Reminders Goodies with Guardians
Guardians of Brookfield students are welcome to come in to share a breakfast goodie together with their student! There isn't a planned agenda...it's just a chance for us to spend some time together!
Please join us for our "Goodies with Guardians" event on Tuesday, February 14 from 7:45 - 8:05 in Brookfield's cafeteria.
We hope to see you there!Follow Us on Social Media