Welcome to Flower Valley
Principal: Gay E. Melnick
Assistant Principal: Cinthea E. Greenberg
School Hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Early Release Hours: 8:50 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Monday, 3/30 - Pajama day. Tuesday, 3/31 - Tye dye day. Wednesday, 4/1 - SUPERSTAR day – dress as your favorite Superstar. Thursday, 4/2 - School Wide “Going Buggy” Day. Kindergarteners dress like lady bugs (black and red). 1st graders dress like spiders (creatively craft 8 legs?). 2nd graders dress like butterflies. (colorful). 3rd graders dress like grasshoppers (green). 4th graders dress like bumble bees (yellow and black). 5th graders dress like dragonflies. Staff dress like fireflies (glowing).
Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 are now using Chromebooks. Please read our expectations for the students using the Chromebooks.
We look forward to welcoming all our new “FVES Fireflies” and their parents at our Kindergarten Orientation on Friday, May 1, 2015. Children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2015, are eligible to enter Kindergarten in August, 2015. Please contact Rebecca Winters, Attendance Secretary, at 301-924-3135, or by email Rebecca_V_Winters@mcpsmd.org to get more information. If you have friends or neighbors with future kindergarteners, please encourage them to contact us as well. Kindergarten Orientation is an important day here at FVES as we want all our future students and parents to feel welcome and have a great first impression of our wonderful school. Current Kindergarten students do not have school on this day.
If so, please review the attached powerpoint presentation. Chromebooks are currently being used in Grades 3-5.
All Grade 3-5 students have completed the first portion of PARCC, the Performance-Based Assessment (PBA). The second portion of PARCC, called the End of Year Assessment (EOY), will take place April 20-24. Grade 5 students will also take MSA Science on April 16-17. Please make sure your Grade 3-5 students are here on time and ready to test on these dates.