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Dear Cardinal Families,
The schools in the Madison Pyramid are continuing the ONE Campaign and this year’s theme is, "You Matter!" This theme highlights the importance of each individual in our school, community, and world. We are excited to join the rest of the Madison Pyramid schools in displaying our “You Matter” banner in front of our school. You will notice that each schools’ mascot is represented on the banner to show our unity. Look for our banner the next time you drive by school!
As a reminder, there will be no school next Monday, September 25th. All FCPS schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 25, for Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism. Learn more about Yom Kippur on Brittanica.com.
Allison Hoak, Principal
Jon Kemmerer, Assistant PrincipalThe Zones of Regulation at Home
When using The Zones of Regulation with children, it is important to remember that, "All the Zones are OK." We are not aiming to "get back to the Green Zone," but rather decide if and how to take care of our feelings in the moment. The first step is for children to identify what zone they are in and then decide how to take care of their zone. This is self-regulation. Creating an individualized toolbox at home will serve as a visual reminder for children to pick a tool from their toolbox to use to help self-regulate themselves, independently. This gives students ownership and control, and helps them to better self-regulate at school. There are also pictures of calming tools that we use at school. These are great tools to add to your toolbox. Give this a try and email us a picture or two of your toolboxes!AAP Fall Information Sessions
We will be hosting two parent information sessions in the Fall for families interested in learning more about advanced academic programs (AAP) at Cunningham Park. Please save these dates:
Thursday, September 28th from 6:00pm-7:00 pm, online: Parent Information Meeting regarding an Introduction to AAP and the Continuum of Services at Fairfax County Public Schools, and specifically, Cunningham Park Elementary School. This information session will be open to all K-6 families and will take place online. Please RSVP to attend and a link will be emailed to you before the meeting.
Thursday, October 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm, online: Parent Information Meeting on understanding the Full Time AAP Screening Process. This information session will be open to all K-6 families and will take place online. Please RSVP to attend and a link will be emailed to you before the meeting.Fall Picture Day on Friday, 9/22
School Picture Day is coming Friday, September 22, 2023. Pictures will be available approximately two weeks following our school's photo day. You can save time and Pre-order online.
For questions about ordering please email [email protected].Attendance Reminders
When reporting an all-day absence, late arrival, or early pick-up, please contact the office using one of the options listed below. Teachers are unable to monitor their email during the day and we don't want to miss this critical information. Thank you!
- Leave a message on our attendance line: 703-255-5656
- You may email: [email protected]
- You may fill out our online attendance form.
From September 15 to October 15, FCPS recognizes and celebrates the histories and cultures of the members of our community who trace their heritage to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Learn more about the heritage months, celebrations, and traditions celebrated in FCPS. Learn more about National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Fairfax County's inaugural Hispanic Heritage Celebration, the Fairfax Fiesta, is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 23, from noon to 5 p.m., at the PARC at Tysons (8508 Leesburg Pike). The FREE event, presented by the Fairfax County Government and Celebrate Fairfax!, aims to provide an extraordinary experience for all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about Fairfax Fiesta.FCPS News
In case you missed it in FCPS This Week, the school division shared updates on the following topics:
- Tips to Stay Healthy
- When a Student Should Stay Home From School
Read FCPS This Week to learn more about these topics. If you are not already receiving the weekly newsletter, sign up today.Quick Links