Overcrowding at McLean High School
McLean High School is currently at 114 percent of capacity and is projected to reach 126 percent of capacity by 2023. McLean, now with 14 trailer classes, is not included in any capacity enhancement plan or renovation schedule in the current Capital Improvement Program which runs through 2028. Watch this report by WUSA9 from March 6 for more information.
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Your support is needed to fully fund the school's technology needs!
A Message from Our Teachers
Please watch this video to understand how your support is appreciated by the Longfellow teachers and staff. With your generous support, that PTA has been able to award 31 grants to teachers totaling $12,000. These grants go toward such things as after-school club fees, classroom activities, materials, and equipment for the classroom.
Thank You to Our Business Partners for Supporting Excellence!
Thank you to all the parents and students who turned out to watch this important movie. We had almost 300 attend! Many thanks to our fantastic panel for donating their time to educate our community on the importance of digital responsibility. Click here for a copy of the parent guide produced by SCREENAGERS and handed out at the event. Also, SCREENAGERS continues the conversation beyond the movie with new materials to continue the discussion. Click here for the latest addition.
For further information about SCREENAGERS, please visit their website.
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The PTA Newsletter is emailed to all Longfellow families every two weeks throughout the school year. Click here to read the most recent issue. You can update your subscriptions, modify your password or email address, or stop subscriptions at any time at the Fairfax County Public Schools Subscriber Preferences Page.
Last PTA Meeting of the Year
May 3 at 9 a.m.
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** Tickets will not be sold at the door **
Habits for High School Success: How to Get Your Middle Schooler Organized, Focused, and Motivated...Without Being the Bad Guy.
Resources from Ann Dolin Following Her Presentation at the March 8 PTA Meeting
The founder of Educational Connections, Ann Dolin spoke at our March 8 PTA meeting about how to help our students improve their study skills to be ready for high school success. Find her presentation here, a relevant article from the Washington Post here, and an article she wrote about learning apps here.
2018-2019 PTA Officers
President: Jennifer Von Elm
VP Fundraising: April Wade Turk
VP Programs: Mel Tillotson
Secretary: Jennifer Wormser
Treasurer: Savitha Sagar
Click here for bios