Family Engagement

Meet our Family Liaison

Hello, my name is Denisse Stein.  I am the new Family Liaison at Stone Middle School, and I am very excited to be here working with a great team!dstein

My job is to work with you and your school, in order to help your child’s success.  If you have any questions regarding programs or resources that would help your student and your family, please feel free to contact me, and I will be happy to help you.

Below, please find resources and information on programs, workshops and events that may be of assistance to you and your family.  If you have any questions regarding any of these resources or would like additional information on any of the programs, feel free to also contact me.

Thank you, and look forward to meeting you,

Denisse Stein 

Stone Middle School, Family Liaison 

[email protected] | 703-631-5901

Hours: Tu-W-Th 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.

 

FCPS language lines are available in eight different languages to assist parents who do not speak English as their first language.

Fairfax Health District and Fairfax County Public Schools are hosting 19 COVID-19 vaccine clinics at 10 schools for students ages 5-11 years.

Stone MS: Parent Coffee Series

Parent Coffee Series #1: Parent SIS and Schoology Accounts

Parent Coffee Series #1: Parent SIS and Schoology Accounts

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Estimado Padre/Responsable de Familia:

En esta carta, encontrará información para activar su cuenta de padres, del Sistema de Información del Estudiante, ‘Student Information System’ (SIS) ParentVUE.  Este es un sistema en línea que le dará acceso para ver la información de su hijo, incluyendo la asistencia diaria, libreta de calificaciones, los cursos en los que sus hijos están registrados, disciplina, datos demográficos e información de su escuela.  Esperamos utilice esto para ayudar a facilitar la educación de su hijo.

Nota Importante: Sus cuentas de sistema de SIS y la de Schoology (donde encontraran tareas, calendario, y la información que los profesores les dan a sus hijos sobre sus cursos) usan el mismo nombre de usuario y la misma contraseña.  Una vez que se haya registrado en su cuenta SIS—como se le explica abajo, puede usar la misma información para entrar a Schoology.

La clave de activación vence a las 12 de la madia noche de la fecha indicada en la parte de debajo de la carta.  Por favor, active su cuenta antes de la expiración.  Si necesita más ayuda con esto, por favor comuníquese con la escuela de su hijo durante horas escolares.  

Instrucciones para crear su cuenta:

  1. Abra su internet y entre a la página web:  http://www.fcps.edu/it/MyParentAccount/
  2. Presione el botón que dice ‘Español’, para que le traduzcan esta información en español.
  3. Presione el botón que dice ‘Cuenta principal de SIS’, que está en el área que dice ‘Activar’.
  4. Le van a pedir que lea las reglas e información antes de proseguir, presione el botón ‘I Agree’ para aceptar estas reglas.
  5. Escriba su Primer Nombre (First Name), Apellido (Last Name), y su Código de Activación (Activation Key), como se aparecen abajo, y presione el botón que dice ‘Submit’.
  6. Escriba su correo electrónico y confirme.  Este será su nombre de usuario para SIS y Schoology.
  7. Escriba una contraseña que cumplan con los requisitos que piden, y confirme.
  8. Recibirá un email, ábralo para completar la activación de su cuenta.

First Name:  ________________

Last Name:  _________________

Activation Key:  ______________ 

Por favor, lea la fecha de expiración de este código.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

US Citizenship Test Preparation (Dec. 2 - Jan.20)

US Citizenship Test Preparation (Dec. 2 - Jan.20)

For permanent residents who are eligible for United States Citizenship.

Register online at https://www.lordoflifeva.org/esl 

citizenship flyer

 

Family Support Group Teleconferences (Dec. 24)

Free, family support group teleconferences being offered by the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Intake.  They are currently being offered in both English and Spanish.  

-The following links take you to sign up genius pages where families can learn more and sign up for a time slot.

English Classes for Adult Learners (Jan. 2022)

English Classes for Adult Learners (Jan. 2022)

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia provides the crucial first steps of English instruction to beginning-level adult learners, who are often not served by other organizations. Most of our learners struggle to get by with little to no English-language skills and limited economic opportunities. Through LCNV, adults learn to speak, read, and write English, empowering them to make measurable improvements in their lives and the lives of their families.

Affordable English classes, offered by the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, virtually & in-person. 

  • Variety of Classes offered at various locations & times. 
  • Registration for next term starts in January 2022
  • Please call 703-237-0866 for more information.  Translation services are available.
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Thomas Jefferson Techstravaganza 2022 (May 14)

Techstravaganza 2022

Our annual FREE interactive STEM activity fair for all students of ALL AGES! 

May 14, 2022

10:00 - 4:00pm

In Person Event

Event Website: tjtechstrav.org

Register: https://tinyurl.com/techstrav2022tix

Contact: @email

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Dad’s Parenting Group - Virtual

Dad’s Parenting Group - Virtual

It's a fact - fatehrs are important to their children. Their postive involvement contributes to child safety, permanency and well being.

Program Includes: 

  • 24/7 Dad Parenting Class
  • Meals
  • Access to Fairfax County resources
  • Father-child friendly community activities

Winter, Spring & Fall Sessions offered.

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Cold Winter Months, Health & Other Family Assistance Resources

Hypothermia Prevention Program (Winter)

Hypothermia Prevention Program

Since 2005, the Hypothermia Prevention Program has prevented death and serious injuries among Fairfax County’s most vulnerable residents by ensuring that no one must sleep outside during the winter months.

This program - available to any adult in need of immediate shelter - provides warm shelter, food, and other supportive services to help connect guests to a variety of basic needs such as clothing, employment, housing, and more.

Note: Adults with children (ages 0-17) should contact Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880 (TTY 711), Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for referrals to family-oriented support and services.

If you need assistance after hours, please contact or visit one of the county’s family shelters – locations and contact information are available at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/homeless/emergency-shelters.

For more information: https://bit.ly/Fairfax-Hypothermia-Program

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Northern Virginia Family Services

Northern Virginia Family Services

  • Health
  • Dental Access
  • Hunger Resource Center

https://www.nvfs.org/our-services/health-well-being/

Fairfax County Health Department Special Back to School Immunization Clinic (Jan. 8)

Fairfax County Health Department Special Back to School Immunization Clinic 

Saturday, January 8, 2022

  • 8:00am-noon
  • By appointment 703-246-7100
  • Address:
    • Joseph Willard Health Center
    • 3750 Old Lee Highway
    • Fairfax, VA 22030

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El departamento de salud del Condado de Fairfax está ofreciendo una clínica de inmunización gratuita, para el regreso a la escuela.  Esta es una muy buena oportunidad para completar cualquier vacuna que le esté faltando a su hijo.

Fecha:  Sábado, 8 de Enero, 2022 de 

Hora: 8:00 am a 12:00 de la tarde.

Dirección:  Joseph Willard Health Center, 

3750 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030

Por favor, llame al a la clínica del Departamento de Salud para sacar una cita para ese día,  al teléfono 703-246-7100

 

Community of Faith Food Pantry (Every Tuesday)

Community of Faith Food Pantry 

(Despensa de Alimentos de la Comunidad de Fe)

Offers contactless, curbside food pick-up every Tuesday from 4:30-6:00pm

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Support Line for Parents

Support Line for Parents 

Fairfax County Department of Family Services is offering a new Support Line for parents, on any parenting questions they may have, as well as resources (i.e. classes, discipline advice, milestone questions, etc.)

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INOVA Cares Clinic for Families

INOVA Cares Clinic for Families

Provide comprehensive primary care services to the culturally diverse Northern Virginia community. Our clinics serve as medical homes for patients of all ages who qualify for Medicaid, FAMIS or Inova’s Financial Assistance program, as well as people who are uninsured. 

The Inova Cares Clinics for Families has 6 locations:

• Alexandria

• Annandale

• Manassas

• Sterling

• Fairfax (Opening Soon)

• Herndon (Opening Soon)

Please refer to the flyers below for more information.

Fun & Educational Family Resources

Helping Children Learn - Newsletter

Helping Children Learn - Newsletter

This is a ‘great’ learning tool to share with your children!

There is a monthly newsletter and daily learning planner that is released once a month.  They make different versions for different age brackets, early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school in Spanish and English.

https://www.fcps.edu/resources/family-engagement/family-engagement-resources/helping-children-learn-newsletter

FCPS Videos & Podcasts

Promoting Equity in Education Through Family Engagement

Promoting Equity in Education Through Family Engagement

Listen and Subscribe - About FCPS in other languages:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvpuwU7gfVo&t=20s