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  • Field Day Success
    Thank you to our gym teachers- Mr. Cass-Stevens and Mr. Jimmieson- for organizing a wonderful field day for Forestville. We also want to thank all the parents who took time out of their busy schedules to run a station. It was a beautiful day with lots of fun activities.
  • Great Falls Online Auction Big Check!
    “Celebrate Great Falls” delivered a big check for a big amount to Forestville Elementary school, thanks to their big success with the Great Falls Silent Auction. Thank you to everyone who participated in the auction and helped to make this fundraiser a success!
  • Thank you, PTA volunteers!
    Thank you to our PTA volunteers! All of the great events that the PTA does each year would not be possible without you. We thank everyone who volunteered their time and encourage folks to get involved at any level that works for you!
  • Teach your child Spanish
    Chi Che La Rue’s before-school Spanish Immersion program for the 2024-2025 school year is open for registration now. See the flyer for more information.
  • Forestville Spirit Wear Sale
    Forestville’s spirit wear makes wonderful gifts for students, parents and teachers. There is a sale this week and free shipping on orders over $40.  Order at https://1stplacespiritwear.com/schools/VA/Great%20Falls/Forestville+Elementary+School
  • 2024-2025 School Supplies Available
    The PTA organizes a school supply sale each spring for families who want to avoid the hassle of last minute school supply shopping. We work with First Day School Supplies to update supply lists and offer pre-packaged boxes for delivery to the school before the beginning of the year. Here’s the link for 2024-2025. 
  • Field Day Volunteers Needed
    Join us for our annual Field Day program on Thursday, May 30th! We need parent helpers to run stations and keep the fun going. K-3rd graders will have their field day from 9:30 AM -11:15 AM and 4th-6th graders will have theirs from 1:45 PM -3:15 PM. Thank you for your help and support!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080949AEA629A0FD0-49441992-forestville
  • Teacher Appreciation Week Pictures
    May 6 – May 10 was Teacher Appreciation Week at Forestville Elementary. This year’s theme is “we’re your #1 fans!” Thank you, Forestville Teachers, for the outstanding effort, compassion, and dedication that you bring to our school every day. Thank you to Barbara Hamidi, Kathryn Umali, Kelly Davis, and Christine Boulos, along with our VP of Community… Read more: Teacher Appreciation Week Pictures
  • What a show!
    The 2024 Forestville Talent Show was a huge success. Thank you to all of our performers and volunteers! And a big thanks to Black Box Events LLC for running our sound for the rehearsals and both shows. The generous contributions of our community made the evening especially memorable. A huge thank you to Melissa Mino and Danielle Yu,… Read more: What a show!
  • Forestville OM GoFundMe
    Since they won the state competition for their problem, Forestville’s Odyssey of the Mind team is headed to Iowa for the World Finals! Let’s send them off with the support of the school to win big! You can donate at the following link to help cover the cost of registration, travel and lodging: https://www.gofundme.com/f/forestville-odyssey-of-the-mind-team-to-worlds
  • Basketball Tournament Highlight Reel
    Check out the video highlight reel of this year’s basketball tournament. Looking forward to seeing you next year, ballers!
  • PTA Meeting and Principal’s Coffee
  • Chick-fil-A Fundraiser
    Come support Forestville Elementary by placing a mobile pickup, dine-in, Drive-thru, or curbside order from 7a-8p. You get to enjoy a great meal or snack and Forestville Elementary will receive a donation of 25% of today’s mobile sales thatsupport through the Chick-fil-A ® App when completing the order. The CODE isCARDINALS (all caps). Ordering in… Read more: Chick-fil-A Fundraiser
  • Forestville Talent Show
    Come watch our amazing Cardinals show off their talents at the annual Forestville Talent Show! The show will happen over two nights this spring: Wednesday, May 1 for grades K-3 and Thursday, May 2 for grades 4-6.  On both nights, doors open at 5:45 and the show starts at 6:00.  Get ready to see our Cardinals shine on the stage.  This… Read more: Forestville Talent Show
  • Let’s Celebrate Earth Day and Earth Week!
    Students and Staff are invited to wear the color matching each day’s theme to show your Earth Week spirit! Next week is Earth Week! While we all work hard to protect our planet each day, Earth Week gives us a chance to learn about new opportunities and make commitments to do even more. Visit FCPS Get2Green for… Read more: Let’s Celebrate Earth Day and Earth Week!
  • Internet Safety Presentation
    Keeping Kids Safe Online Tuesday, April 23, 2024 6:30 PM
  • Congratulations, Ballers!
    The Forestville Basketball Tournament took place on Friday night, April 12, 2024 and was a great success! Congratulations to all the players who demonstrated sportsmanship, camaraderie, and skill and to the winning team led by Mr. Jimmison and Coach Ludlow.  A huge shout out to Karen Rewalt for organizing the tournament and all the volunteers who put this together. We… Read more: Congratulations, Ballers!
  • Teacher Mini-Grants
    The PTA recently approved $10,000 in mini-grant funds for teachers to apply to for curriculum enhancements to the school. We look forward to receiving applications and reviewing them at our Executive Board meetings on April 10th and May 6th. The deadline to apply is May 1st. 
  • Lost and Found
    Is your child missing their jacket, water bottle or lunch bag? Check the Lost and Found in the Forestville Cafeteria. Stop in and see if any of your child(ren)’s items are there. If you have questions about the Lost and Found program, you can e-mail community ~at~ forestvillepta.org.
  • Sock Hop
    Calling Forestville 4th, 5th, and 6th graders: get ready to shake, rattle, and roll! Tickets are $10 and cover admission, 2 pieces of pizza, and a drink. The Sock Hop is April 19, 2024 from 6-8 in the Forestville Cafeteria. Please note that this is not a drop off event.  Students must be accompanied by… Read more: Sock Hop
  • April 19 Deadline for Yearbooks
    Buy your yearbook today! Visit https://www.yearbookordercenter.com and use our school code: 21994. See the details at our yearbook page.
  • Basketball Spirit Week
    The big Forestville basketball tournament is this Friday, April 12! Leading up to the big day there are spirit days this week, followed by Purple Up Day in honor of military families on Monday, April 15.
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