PTA November 2018 meeting

Topic: Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:45 -8pm in the Woodburn Cafeteria

October meeting minutes – these will be reviewed and approved at the November meeting.

November meeting presentation details:

At this week’s PTA meeting, learn about FCPS’s new digital citizenship initiative and grade-specific lessons.  Digital Citizenship is described as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. Starting this year, each grade receives at least one lesson on a range of digital citizenship topics such as information literacy, privacy and security, and cyberbullying (see more at https://www.fcps.edu/resources/technology/digital-citizenship-internet-safety/what-digital-citizenship).

Come learn from Ms. Vinisky and Ms. Roberts what your kids will be learning this year.

Parents will also learn useful tips for internet safety at home.  

Food will be provided at the meeting, available through sponsorship by 

Progressive Dental Care
8301 Arlington Boulevard, Suite T-2
Fairfax, VA 22031

Food from Subway.
Babysitting will be provided.
Spanish translation available.

TOPIC: Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Education Survey through 12/7/18

Please take a few minutes to take an anonymous education survey specific to Fairfax County and Woodburn. This survey is sponsored by our County Council PTA. Make your voice heard about education in our school district!

Education  Survey: Tell us what YOU think about our school, class sizes, technology, curriculum, advanced academics, and special education. The Fairfax County Council PTA has created an online survey in multiple languages (English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic, and Urdu) to solicit the opinions of parents, students, and FCPS employees. All responses are anonymous. Your responses will guide our planning and activities, so please participate today at bit.ly/EdSurvey2018
The survey closes Dec. 7.

ENCUESTA DE EDUCACIÓN: Díganos lo que USTED piensa sobre nuestra escuela, el tamaño de las clases, la tecnología, el currículo, los estudios académicos avanzados y la educación especial. El PTA del Consejo del Condado de Fairfax ha creado una encuesta en línea en varios idiomas (inglés, español, coreano, vietnamita, chino, árabe y urdu) para solicitar las opiniones de los padres, los estudiantes y los empleados de FCPS. Todas las respuestas son anónimas. Sus respuestas guiarán nuestra planificación y actividades, así que participe hoy en bit.ly/EdSurvey2018  
La encuesta termina el 7 de diciembre.

Questions?  /  ¿Preguntas? 

Contact Matt Dunne, vp.advocacy@fccpta.org
Póngase en contacto con Matt Dunne, vp.advocacy@fccpta.org.

Literacy and Math Night – Nov. 14

Developing Learners at School and at Home: Literacy and Math Night

Wednesday, November 14th, 6pm—7:30  (at Woodburn)

Join us for an interactive evening! Families are invited to explore

  • Positivity Project—Character Traits
  • Nonfiction Reading and Writing
  • Math Concepts,
  • Technology programs

**Each child receives a free book!

See you at school for Literacy and Math Night on Wednesday, November 14! 

Spirit Night!

ULTRAZONE Laser Tag
November 30, 2018 | 4-8pm

Join us for PTA Spirit Night
¡Noche de espíritu!

Date/Fecha:
Friday, November 30
Viernes, 30 de noviembre

Time/Hora:

4:00 – 8:00pm

Location/Lugar:

UltraZone Bailey’s Crossroads
3447 Carlin Springs Road
Falls Church, VA

$20 for Unlimited Play for the duration of the event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Woodburn PTA

Obtenga juego ilimitado por $20. Se donará un porcentaje de las ventas a la PTA de Woodburn.

Gingerbread House Workshop

Friday, December 7 | 4-5pm
$5 per Student

Students can make and decorate a “gingerbread” house with candy and icing.

Friday, December 7th | 4:00 – 5:00pm |$5 per student

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ

  1. Return this form and payment by Wednesday, December 5th.
    Make checks out to: Woodburn PTA.
  2. No one is allowed to walk home. An adult must meet or pick up children at school at 5:00pm.
  3. NO bus is provided for this event.
  4. Kindergarten students must be accompanied by an adult.
  5. Volunteers needed. If you can help, complete the form below.
  6. Space is limited –return your form as soon as possible.
  7. Questions about the event? Contact Leah DeWolf ldewolf@gmail.com.

Download and print permission/volunteer form.

Complete and return to school before Wednesday, Dec. 5th – with payment attached.