Ms. Tharp's 3rd grade reading class got to solve their first breakout! They worked down to the buzzer and enjoyed a sweet treat as their reward.
The World Cup may be over but excitement can still be found. 3rd graders in Ms. Harris' group created circuits to play soccer using Makey Makeys. They invited the principals in for some friendly competition. GOAL!
Mrs. McMahon's 3rd grade class had a very unique visitor today. She brought in a Virginia black bear rug to show the students the different traits predators have and the adaptations black bears have to help them survive in Virginia. The class has named him "Big Joe"!
This morning, 4th and 5th grade SCA members worked on a surprise for the staff next month. This is a combined surprise between our SCA and PTO. Shhhh! Don't tell the staff!
School Nutrition Staff visited @CCPSFARM this week with a special treat promoting the January Harvest of the Month, sweet potatoes! HOTM: https://www.doe.virginia.gov/programs-services/school-operations-support-services/school-nutrition/harvest-of-the-month-program
Thank you @CCPSFARM Principal Jack Glick, Music Teacher Christopher Mastromarino and the Farmington Music Club for their wonderful presentation and songs at the January School Board meeting.
On Friday, January 20th we will be celebrating the 100th day of school with lots of math activities related to the number 100. Join in on "sum" fun!
A time honored tradition in Kindergarten, gingerbread houses! This year we added a new tradition twist; we asked 5th grade students to help assist our younger foxes.
Playful learning filled our school today. From a holiday market, to passport travel around the world, a jingle bell run through the halls of the school, Colonial American games and more. We hope each fox and their den have a wonderful winter break!
The Wildlife Center of Virginia visited our school today. Students learned what to do if they find a wild animal in need, met some rescued animals and asked many great questions. All students who attended today's assemblies earned this reward through good behavior.
Surprise! Santa and the Grinch both visited our school today. Like good foxes, we shared our cookies with them too!
Students in Mrs. Bailey and Ms. Mauro's 2nd grade classes had an interactive lesson on soil and water conservation. Stephanie DeNicola, from the Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District, taught the students that all things end up in our water.
What a fun morning! EVHS band and Farmington's 4th & 5th grade music club students performed for a winter concert. The room was full of beautiful music, voices, and holiday spirit. As a bonus, it was pajama day too!
Due to the winter weather advisory, CCPS will open 2 hours late on Thursday, December 15, 2022. Twelve month employees report two hours late, essential personnel report on time. We will monitor weather and road conditions and revise our inclement weather status if necessary. Any status change will be made no later than 7 a.m.
Igloo STEAM Challenge! Mrs. Casasanta's 5th grade class were engineers building igloos that would withstand the Arctic winds. Students were creative thinkers who practiced their communication and collaboration skills.
Today Farmington's SCA helped to box up all the donations for the Culpeper Community Christmas Basket program. These donations will help feed our local community this season. Thank you all for your generosity!
FES Art Club welcomed a guest speaker Lauren Thomas. She shared her passion as a pastry chef and cake artist with the students. They enjoyed her sweetness and a cupcake!
Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 4th & 5th grade school spelling bee. This year's winners will move on to the county elementary spelling bee. A special thank you to our guest pronouncer, Jim DeVries, and guest judges Kathy Garrett and Wes Mayles. Ms. Harris (Spelling Bee sponsor) and all the foxes appreciate your willingness to help!
Reminder- PTO Movie Night Friday, December 9, 2022 Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. Movie starts at 5:30 p.m. Please bring a blanket or chair and join us!
Students in fourth and fifth grade had the opportunity to go to State Climb for an off campus learning experience.