Helping Your Child Succeed


  • Show an interest in your child’s progress and school activities to demonstrate that you value education
  • Expect your child to do their best in school
  • Ask what they learned in class
  • Encourage them to find out more
  • Provide space, time and materials for homework
  • Ensure nutritious meals, physical activity and rest
  • Read and talk with children about books
  • Limit television viewing and other passive activities
  • Regularly attend parent-teacher conferences
  • Champion trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, ­fairness, caring and citizenship
  • Keep informed about the issues that impact education. Get school notices and newsletters via FindOutFirst email, watch FCPS TV, peruse this website, and from our home page link to FCPS social media

Get involved in school life

  • Participate in the Local PTA
  • Attend school events
  • Chaperone field trips
  • Speak on career days
  • Assist in classrooms
  • Volunteer your time to support the school
  • Serve on a BOE, FCPS or PTA advisory committee

For more information about school-based participation opportunities, contact your child's teacher or call the school office. If you wish to explore any of these options or if you have any questions or comments, please contact the Family & Community Involvement Coordinator.

Visit School

Schools welcome visitors who want to learn more about our programs, meet staff and tour the facilities. All visitors must register at the school office upon arrival and may be required to wear an ID badge while in the building. Please arrange meetings and classroom ­visits in advance to be sure the time is appropriate.