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Friends of Lees Corner

Make a one-time donation to Lees Corner PTA to help us set aside funds for special purchases outside of our normal Lees Corner PTA annual budget!



Welcome to the Lees Corner PTA Website
Winter/Spring After School Programs available! - UPDATE

Click here to view the options and detailed information on the after school activities available for sign-up!

Update 2/1/16: due to weather related closures--

  • Fall Chess Club now extends to 2/26
  • Winter Chess club now begins 3/4 and ends 5/27
  • Guitar Club now runs 2/1-5/9
  • Pottery now runs 2/2-3/8
  • Theatre now ends 3/29
  • Sketching now ends 3/9
  • Indoor Soccer (Mondays) now ends March 28
  • Indoor Soccer (Wednesdays) now ends March 9
  • Kids on a Mission now runs 2/11 - 4/7
  • Zumba now runs 2/11 - 4/7

Update 1/13/16: Yoga class has been canceled, as there was not enough interest. On Thursdays, Touching Heart (grades 4-6) and Zumba (grades K-6)  is still available.

Update 1/11/16:  Please note that the Friday 3-D Game Designing class is FULL, but will add an additional class on Tuesdays, to replace Lego Robotics (grades 4-6) class, which did not have enough interest.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016 05:31
 
January 11, 2016

Slide Deck: leescornerpta.org/Minutes/2016_01_11LeesCornerPTA_Updates.pptx

Mr. D'Amato and Ms. Mohr discussed:

  • Pathways (to becoming a green school)
  • Building and grounds clean up projects
  • FCPS Budget. Let's be informed parents and join the movement to #saveFCPS! Check out the resources available here ¨http://www.fcps.edu/news/fy2017.shtml 

PTA announcements:

  • 6th grade basketball game will be Friday, March 11
  • bylaws will be reviewed and updated soon.
  • Boosterthon proceeds will be going to the outdoor classroom project
  • Update on after school programs
  • 6th grade luncheon plans are in the works
  • Budget

Minutes are available here: 2016_01_11LeesCornerPTA_Minutes.pptx  



Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016 20:02
 
Parent Information Relating to Special Education (Jan Feb 2016 edition)

All these opportunities are free unless noted.

CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

The West Fairfax CHADD Parent Support Group meets each 2nd & 4th Thurs. at 7:30 pm  (Jan. 14 & 28) in Room 201 at Fairfax Church of Christ, 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax, VA.   Contact Sharon 703 716-4646or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Oakton ADHD Parent Group meets on the 4th Tuesday each month at 7:30 pm at Oakton Library, 10304 Lynnhaven Place.  Contact Maureen Gill: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

NAMI:  National Alliance on Mental Illness builds better lives for those affected by mental illness.

Oakton Family Support Group meets on the 1st Thurs. of each month, 7:30-9:00 pm Rm 9 of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd. Contact:  Joanna Walker at 703 620-2633or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

For other Family Support Groups: www.nami-northernvirginia.org/families-and-friends.html

Last Updated on Monday, 04 January 2016 19:39
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Parent Information Relating to Special Education (Nov Dec edition)

All these opportunities are free unless noted.
The FCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC) helps parents of students with disabilities.  It sponsors workshops, has a lending library, and has Parent Liaisons to help solve problems. They also post (on their website) the 2e Twice-Exceptional Newsletter, which provides information on supporting gifted students with disabilities. www.fcps.edu/dss/osp/prc English: 703-204-3941 Español: 703-204-3955.
The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) assists the families of children with disabilities, through education, information, and training.  From their website  (www.peatc.org) you can access a wide variety of fact sheets (under News & Publications), and videos (under Training & Workshops) in English and Spanish. The staff also help parents solve problems in accessing special education services.  703-923-0010

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 December 2015 15:55
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Nov 16, 2015

Click here for the slide deck including notes from the Nov. 16 meeting. You might find out what Mr. D'Amato is showing us here! (and nope, it's not a Minecraft world)


 There is no meeting in December. See you January 11.


Last Updated on Sunday, 06 December 2015 00:19
 
EARN MONEY FOR LEES CORNER FROM THE PURCHASES YOU ALREADY MAKE- IT’S SO EASY!

Each year, Lees Corner Elementary School earns thousands of dollars from the purchases our families make at grocery and retail stores. Last year we made nearly $6,000! This year we are again focusing on Giant, Target and Amazon.com.




Giant A+ School Rewards Program


If you are new to Lees Corner or have never registered your Giant card, all you have to do is:

If you don’t know your 13-digit Giant CARD number, call the Hotline at 1-877-366-2668 and select OPTION #2

  • Choose Lees Corner Elementary School - 01905. (You can designate up to 2 schools.)

If you registered your card in past years, you DO NOT need to re-register this year! However, you can visit the website to verify correct school assignment. Also, don’t forget to encourage your friends and relatives to do the same. It means more Cash for our school!


  Target REDcard - Take Charge of Education Program

Use your REDcard (credit card), and Target will donate 1% of your REDcard purchases made at Target and Target.com to Lees Corner!!

To register your Target REDcard as part of the Take Charge of Education program or to sign up for a REDcard, go to: https://www-secure.target.com/redcard/tcoe/school-details?schoolId=103759&enroll=yes

  • Verify that it says "Lees Corner"
  • Click on "Select this School"
  • Enter your REDcard information or follow the process for applying for a Red Card
  • Click "Complete Enrollment"


  smile.amazon.com

NEW THIS YEAR! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

  • Choose Lees Corner by simply clicking this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/54-1374380
  • Support Lees Corner by always starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com. Once you register, Lees Corner will automatically be pre-selected. Bookmark it today!

Need help? Contact Renee Clark at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015 20:03
 
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Calendars

Lees Corner PTA Mission Statement

  • Promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school and community.
  • Assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children.
  • Encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools.
  • Speak on behalf of the children and youth in schools, in the community, and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children.
  • Foster an open relationship between educators, parents and the general public that will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.
  • Encourage school spirit and pride.

Meetings

  • The meeting schedule for this year will be Mondays, unless otherwise noted. Minutes and other pertinent information is posted approximately a week after each meeting and are available here.
  • Future meetings will be on the following Mondays: Nov 16, Jan 11, Feb 22, April 11, May 9, June 13. 

Lees Corner PTA Bylaws

PTA Budget and Treasurer's report

  • The final 2014-15 budget was amended 5/12/15. Click here to view. You can view the most recent audit report here.
  • The final approved budget for 2015-16 is available here

Volunteers

  • Lees Corner Elementary School and the PTA cannot function without the help of the community.  Most volunteer opportunities are one-time only and take as little as two hours of your time.  Please take the time this year to consider how you can help with a large event or participate on a committee.  Whether you are a member of the PTA or not, you can sign up to help.   Volunteers are needed throughout the year so consider finding 3 opportunities to help out this year. 

 


For inclement weather and other emergency announcements, please click here: Fairfax County Public Schools Emergency Announcement

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015 15:16