Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.Important Upcoming Events
6/18 - Juneteenth Holiday- Office closed
7/5 - Holiday- 4th of July- Office closed, No Summer Programs
8/23 - First Day of School
9/3 - Holiday-Labor Day BreakThe RCMS Staff wishes all of our students a safe and relaxing summer break.
Check out the latest Principal's Message from Mr. Stokes here! Return to School Family Resource Guide
The information in this guide will help families know what to expect as children return to school. The guide includes steps families will need to take at home in preparation for the return to school. Please take time to review the information!
While the COVID-19 vaccination is NOT required by schools for the 2021-22 school year, many other vaccinations are.
Seventh-grade students need:
- One dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) given at age 7 or older.
- One dose of Meningococcal Vaccine (MenACWY, Menactra, or Menveo) given at age 10 or older.
The Parent Technology Help Desk will continue to support parents and students through the summer months.
Beginning on Monday, June 14, we are moving the service to our in-house Service Desk. The phone number for parents will stay the same - 833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS) - and the reduced hours for summer are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday in June, July and early August. Outside of those hours, parents can also visit the Parent and Student IT Support Portal to find self-help resources or submit a tech support request ticket.Introduction to Schoology
Schoology is a learning space that enhances communication, collaboration, and personalized learning for students, teachers, and families.
Fairfax County Public Schools’ contract with Blackboard ends on June 30. The new learning management system is Schoology (pronounced /SKOO-luh-jee/). Schoology is a learning space that enhances communication, collaboration, and personalized learning for students, teachers, and families. Schoology will be used division-wide starting in July.
Schoology was chosen to:
- Support and implement instructional practices aligned to our learning model.
- Help students reach the Portrait of a Graduate goals.
- Provide all students with equitable access to meaningful learning experiences.
- Offer anytime access to their virtual learning space.
Students will have a Schoology account by June 18.
- Students use their FCPS student ID and password to login to Schoology.
- Students will not see any classes until the grading period starts.
As a parent or guardian, you will be able to use Schoology to view:
- Your child’s class.
- Your child’s assignments and participation.
- Your child’s calendar.
- Teacher comments, scores, and feedback.
Parent accounts will be available in mid-August. To access Schoology, parents will need to have an active SIS/ParentVUE account.
If you ordered Picture-Day pictures for your student, please see the information below.
- In-Person Students: Pictures for in-person students were distributed through their Panther Time Connections class. If they did not receive it in their class, please have your student check in the main office.
- Virtual-Only Students: If your virtual-only student took a picture and you ordered, you may pick up their packets from school. If you did not order, you may still pick up the proof and order through the information in the proof packet. Please come to Entrance #1, Monday-Friday 9:00a.m-1:00p.m. Please tell us your student's name and that you are picking up their pictures. A staff member will bring them out to you.
If you want to view your student’s picture proofs but do not want to come to school to pick them up, please contact LifeTouch customer Service at 1800-736-4753.Carson Yearbook News
The 2021 Carson Yearbook, The Prowler, volume 23, is now live on the Carson Student Central! Thank you to everyone in the Carson community who submitted photos! Follow this link to view it and download your own PDF copy, free of charge: https://sites.google.com/fcpsschools.net/carsonstudentcentral/2021-rcms-yearbookComing Soon..
Please visit our website for dates about a return to school orientation session. Dates will be posted soon.Panthers Summer Reading FCPS Cares Program
The FCPS CARES Program is an opportunity for parents, staff, and community members to recognize FCPS employees for going above and beyond to help others and show they care. We invite you to submit your story so we can acknowledge the good work of FCPS employees.
If you have a question or concern, please visit our website for a full listing of Who to Contact. This listing includes all of our administrators, our counselors, and who to speak to regarding a specific content area or class. Contact information for all staff members is listed on our website - just click on the name of the person you wish to contact to be redirected to their email address: RCMS Staff Directory.Other Schools are Sharing..
Oakton High School Junior Dance CampThe Oakton Athletic Booster Club is sponsoring the Junior Dance Camp at Oakton High School from June 15 - 17. This camp is open to students entering grades 1-8 in September 2021.
Tuesday-Thursday, June 15-17, 2021
At Oakton High School
Please report to Door 12
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
(Tentative Performance on Thursday: 12-12:30; awaiting confirmation from FCPS for performance aspect.) Click here to register:
Chantilly High School Dance Team Green Days & Tryouts
Chantilly High School’s Dance Team Green Days & Tryouts are coming up soon! Green Days will be every Monday, June 14-July19, in the Chantilly High School’s Cafeteria (Door 11) from 9:30am-11:30am. Tryouts will be July 26 & 28. To find out more information about the team and tryout process, students should email Coach Heidi Stafford at email@example.com.
Chantilly Summer Theater
Chantilly High School is thrilled to offer the Chantilly Summer Theatre program this July! This program is open to ANY rising 8th – 12th graders, and the performance offers a multitude of opportunities for student technicians and performers. This is a great way for students to get back on stage, or behind the scenes. You do not have to go to Chantilly High School to participate. This link provides all the information regarding the summer program; if you have any questions, feel free to email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Camelot and Camelittle" by Stacey Lane
CAMP DATES: July 5-17, 2021 Monday-Saturday (NO camp on July 10-11)
WHERE: Chantilly High School Auditorium
Performances: July 16 and July 17 @ 11am
Tuition: $200.00 per participant
Auditions: June 5th @ Chantilly High School
Westfield High School Boys Basketball
Westfield will be conducting Basketball workouts for rising freshman on Mondays, from 1:30 to 3pm and Wednesday’s from 5pm to 6:30pm.
Please refer to Westfield's school website for emergency care forms to be completed in advance, and submitted when attending the workout session.
Westfield High School Boys Basketball Camp
2 GREAT SESSIONS FOR THE SUMMER OF 2021!!
Session 1: June 14 – June 17 no camp on June 18 $150 for camp session 1
Session 2: July 19 – July 23 Pay online:
Westfield High School Golf Team
Westfield High School will host golf tryouts in the last week of July or the first week in August, pending course availability. Our home course is Chantilly National Golf & Country Club. Please check the school website for more information. at www.westfieldathletics.org. If you have questions, email Bob Hersey at: email@example.com
South Lakes Boosters present:
Any rising 9th graders interested in Freshman Football at South Lakes, please fill out the following Google form:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lSS6-Xjzo1dWCeKnvdOg48n8kZ3kspo6-3OZRbOjo3k/edit
Rising Seahawks (Non-Contact) Football Camp 2021. July 19-23, 9am-2pm at South Lakes High School, Reston, VA. The cost for Rising 9th graders is $150.00. Contact Coach Hescock with any questions or concerns at: firstname.lastname@example.org. All drills are non-contact.
Fall Sports at South Lakes High Start on Monday August 2nd. (Boys and Girls golf will begin on July 29th) Please reach out to the coaches for more sport- specific information.
South Lakes Summer Sports Camps
Under the leadership of our South Lakes High School (SLHS) Varsity Head Coaches, South Lakes Booster Club, Inc. is pleased to announce our Summer 2021sports camps programs! Mark your calendars for June – July 2021, our sports camps are for kids ages 7 – 15 with many sports interests and all skill levels!
SLHS Athletics website (https://southlakesathletics.net/) “Camps & Clinics” tab is open to take your registration!
As you make your family’s summer camp plans, we hope you will consider joining us for a fun-filled week (or two) with our Seahawks Sports programs!
GO SEAHAWKS! 💚💙