Family Engagement

Meet our Family Liaison

Hello, my name is Denisse Stein.  I am the 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. 

Please stop by our Family Engagement Center (Room 101) when you are at Stone to 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.

family engagement center

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.

Summer Programs & Resources

All Summer Programs

Bulldog Field Hockey Summer Camp (Westfield)

Westfield is hosting their annual Bulldog Girls Field Hockey Camp, June 6-9th from 5-8 PM.

The PDF below has the Bulldog Camp flier and here is the link to sign up: Bulldog Field Hockey Camp Sign Up Form .

2022 Bulldog Field Hockey Camp Flier.pdf

The camp is great for beginners as well as advanced players. Generally athletes that have played soccer or lacrosse experience success with field hockey, but it is always great for anyone to try something new!

Field hockey tryouts for the 2022-2023 school year are on August 1st. Email r[email protected] to get on the distribution list.

I can’t speak highly enough about the benefits about trying out for a high school sport to start your freshman year.

AFA Summer CyberCamp hosted by Chantilly Academy

We’re supporting STEM and cybersecurity education by hosting an AFA CyberCamp this summer!

This camp welcomes students of all skills levels, so we encourage anyone interested in cybersecurity to register! The camp is for anyone looking to learn about cybersecurity! Register to attend the AFA CyberCamp being hosted by Chantilly Academy. This is an opportunity to learn the importance of cybersecurity and gain the skills to protect yourself and others from cyber threats on a variety of operating systems!

Recommended grades are rising 5th-8th

Website: https://chantillyacademy.fcps.edu/cybercamp

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

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.

dad english

 

dad spanish

 

 

Health & Other Family Assistance Resources

Northern Virginia Family Services

Northern Virginia Family Services

  • Health
  • Dental Access
  • Hunger Resource Center

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

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

food bank flyer

 

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.)

dts english

 

dts spanish

 

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 flyer below for more information.

inova cares flyer page 1

inova cares flyer page 2

Free School Physicals (April - August)

Together with Inova Cares Clinic for Families, Partnership for Healthier Communities is scheduling free school physicals for students who are uninsured or have Virginia Medicaid. This will take place at Inova Cares Clinic for Families in Manassas, VA and occur until August. Partnership for Healthier Communities will be on-site to screen and enroll qualifying families in Medicaid.

Please share the attached flyer with more information about this opportunity.

PWCS FSP 2022.pdf

School Vaccination 2022-2023

The Fairfax County Health Department is offering school vaccines for FREE by appointment only. Avoid the wait - call to make your appointment today. 

School Vaccinations 2022-2023 Eng-Span FINAL as of 5-4-2022.pdf

school vaccine flyer

COVID Needs Assistance

Need assistance due to a COVID-19 exposure or positive test? The Fairfax County Health Department is here to help. They can provide assistance with

  • Hygiene & Cleaning Supplies
  • Food & Groceries
  • Over the Counter Medication
  • Rent & Utilitie

Learn more in the flyer below. 

COVID Needs Assistance Flyer FINAL.pdf

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Fun & Educational Family Resources

Spring & Summer Programs at Virginia Tech (April - July)

Spring & Summer Programs at Virginia Tech – most CEED programs this year will be in person, but there are a couple programs in Spring that are being offered online.  Most programs are free, unless otherwise indicated.  Spring programs are available for all ages.  Summer programs are offered to Middle & High School students.  Classes start as early as Applications for CEED programs are OPEN, and can be found on the program websites. The university has not made a decision regarding COVID vaccination requirements at this time.   A list with all Virginia Tech STEM/Diversity pre-college summer programs can be found here.

If you’re looking for something to do during the spring semester, check out the following.

Spring Programs:

Program

Dates

Target demographic

CEED RISE

April 3 - 4 (11th grade) April 16th(?) (10th grade)

10th & 11th grade

VT NSBE Pre-college Initiative

March 26th April 16th(?)

Middle & High School

KidsTech (online)

April 2nd

9 - 12 year-olds as of September 30, 2021

Engineering Open House

April 4th

All

BugFest (online)

Ongoing

All

 

Summer Programs:

Program

Dates

Target demographic

Cost

C-Tech^2

June 26 - July 9

Rising 11th, 12th young women

$200 (scholarships available)

Imagination

June 20 - June 24 July 11 - July 15 July 18 - July 24

Rising 7th, 8th

$150 day; $650 residential (scholarships available)

BLAST

BLAST-2023

July 10 – 13 – FULL

Summer 2023

Rising 9th, 10th

Free

TechGirls

July 10 - July 22

Rising 10th, 11th, 12th international high school young women + US ambassadors

Free

Pathways

July 17 - July 30

Rising 10th, 11th, 12th first generation college students

Free

BEE VT

July 17 - July 30

Rising 11th, 12th African-American students

$2000 (scholarships available)

 

 

Technology Support for Families: Parent Internet Activity Reports

Parent Internet Activity Reports

FCPS parents who are interested in knowing more about their child’s Internet browsing activity on an FCPS device can sign up to receive a weekly Parent Report from Lightspeed, our internet content filtering service. The report provides a list of the top sites the child visited that week.

Fairfax County offers technology support for students AND parents.  Did you know that Parents can get Laptop Activity Reports for their student on a weekly basis?  It will provide you with a list of the top sited your child visited that week.  Here is the link to sign up, and see other resources:  https://www.fcps.edu/return-school/technology-support-families

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

Education & Workforce Development

A number of classes and seminars are being offered through Catholic Charities, both online and in-person, on Education & Workforce Development (Job Preparation, GED Prep Classes, Computer Classes, English Classes, etc.). 

Please see the attached flyers for more information.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 571-208-1572 or email @email.

WFD Career Pathway Courses Evergreen_0.pdf

WFD Job Assistance

 

 

Beginning English and Conversation Summer Classes

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