We have a great community at Aldrin and thanks to contributions in time and resources from our families, we are able to support many programs and offer a variety of events and activities for our students, families, teachers and staff throughout the year.
Membership & Shoot for the Moon
Have you joined the Aldrin PTA? Click Here to Join or to Contribute to Aldrin's annual "Shoot for the Moon" program which combines PTA Membership with our Direct Contribution Campaign (DCC). The money raised by the Shoot for the Moon Direct Contribution Campaign allows the PTA to secure resources for the students and teachers, as well as provide enrichment programs, community events, and technology for the classrooms.
Join us on Wednesday, February 20th @ 7PM for our February PTA General Membership Meeting. The PTA meeting agenda will include a special visit from Justine Klena, Principal of Herndon Middle School, who will be with us to answer any questions that Aldrin Families have about HMS. Justine will be on the agenda beginning at 7:15. We will also have updates from the Administration, updates from Grade-Level Teachers, and updates from the PTA Treasurer and Board Members and a presentation from the Award-Winning Robotics Team!
Girls on the Run - Spring Registration is OPEN!
Registration for GOTR participants is open January 28-February 25. Visit GOTRNOVA to sign up.
Friday, March 8 (6-9PM)
The Family Fun Dance & Raffle/Silent Auction will be here before you know it – the date is set for Friday, March 8th* (snow date is Friday March 15th). Click Here for a copy of the Ticket and Food Order form that came home in your student's Thursday Recorder. Food Presale Deadline is March 4th.
The Family Fun Dance and Raffle/Auction is the biggest fundraiser for our school. The fun dance is a family event, with dinner, a DJ in the gymnasium for the students, raffle of class gift basket donations, and silent auction of items/activities generously donated by our local community and our Aldrin faculty. This year the event will be Hawaiian-themed so please feel free to wear Hawaiian attire to up the fun level!
Friday, March 29 (8:00-10:00 PM)
Join other Aldrin Families for a night at the Observatory Park in Great Falls on Friday, April 6th from 8:00 - 10:00 pm. You'll receive sky tours, learn how to use a sky map, identify constellations, look through telescopes at galaxies, nebulas, stars, planets and more.
Tuesday, April 9th
Aldrin's annual Family STEAM Night and Science Fair will be Tuesday, April 9th. In addition to the traditional student science fair projects on display, the evening will also offer hands-on STEAM activities and robotics demonstrations. There will be something for everyone!
Friday, May 10th
Mark your calendars! The 2nd Annual 6th Grade Basketball Game against Hunters Woods will be Friday, May 10th at South Lakes High School. There will be fun activities the night of and lots of opportunites to show your school spirit!
Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Scott S. Brabrand presented a $3.0 billion Proposed Budget for the 2019-20 school year (Fiscal Year 2020) to the Fairfax County School Board at its business meeting on January 10. The FY 2020 Proposed Budget, with a focus on employee compensation, represents an increase of $117.4 million, or 4.1 percent, over the FY 2019 Approved Budget.
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We have some key volunteer areas where we could use a parent to shadow the the current volunteers before taking over the role. Click Here to see some amazing volunteer opportunities!