Happy Return to School Month!

In Principal's Corner,

Happy Return to School Month! I hope you are all as excited as I am to see old friends, make new ones, and catch up on all the things that we’ve missed during the last stretch of time. Please read the following for important information: Summer Schedule Concludes – We return to the normal 5-day workweek beginning August 9, 2021. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. School Supply Lists – In case you missed them, here is a link to the school supply lists https://mvmpcs.org/back-to-school . School Safety Protocols – To facilitate the safe return of all students to in-person learning, preventive measures are in place: Staff and students will be required to use face coverings (masks) upon return to school; disposable face masks will be available if needed. Hand sanitizers are installed at every classroom and bottles are distributed throughout the building. Students will be encouraged to wash their hands throughout the day. Water fountains will be used solely to fill student’s water bottles. All classrooms have and will run an air filtration unit. Enhanced deep-cleaning protocols will continue, per FCPS guidance. Students should stay home if experiencing any COVID-like symptoms. Contact tracing and quarantining will still be used; link to FCPS Metrics Dashboard is https://www.fcps.org/dashboard . We will continue with the two-door entry and dismissal procedures established last school year. Primary and lower elementary students will enter through the mulched playground via Dill Avenue, and upper elementary and middle school students will enter using the Evergreen entrance. Students use the entrance of the oldest sibling. Students must exit the vehicle from the passenger side. Kiss and Go – parents will not be allowed to enter the building and walk students to class at this time; staff will be on hand to help students to their classrooms. … Read More