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 WILDCATS ROAR ~ Respectful.  Organized.  Acting Appropriately.  Responsible.
Friday, February 12, 2016 After School Activities Cancelled at 6:30 p.m. All Prince William County Public Schools evening activities, including night school, GED and adult education are cancelled or must end by 6:30 p.m. due to predicted weather conditions. SACC will remain open until normal 6:30 p.m. pick-up time. 

Viernes 12 de febrero de 2016: Las actividades después de clases se cancelan o terminan a las 6:30 p.m.
Todas las actividades nocturnas de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Prince William, incluyendo la escuela nocturna, GED y educación para adultos se cancelan o deben terminar a las 6:30 p.m., debido a las condiciones meteorológicas previstas. Los centros SACC permanecerán abiertos hasta la hora habitual de recojo de los niños a las 6:30 p.m.
 
Upcoming Events
PWCS News

PWCS News

 
EVS Announcements
Welcome to Vaughan
 


Our school hours are from 9:10 AM - 3:50 PM.  

For those students who eat breakfast at school, doors will open at 8:45 AM.

Office hours are from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM.  

Information for enrolling your child can be found on the left under "For Parents".
Student Registration is done by appointment only


 

 
 
Spelling Bee


EVS held their school-wide spelling bee on Friday, February 5th.  Congratulations to our winner, Maria H in Ms. Antolick's class and to our runner up Josue in Ms. Cruz's class.  Maria will represent Elizabeth Vaughan at the regional spelling bee Friday, March 11th.
 
VEX Robotics

Congratulations to our VEX V-bots team who received the Judge's Award in a recent competition!
 
PWCS Annual Food Show

Everyone is invited!  The PWCS Food & Nutritional Services hopes you will come taste on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at their Annual Food Show.

Location:  Patriot High School

2 times to Choose from:  6-7 pm or 7-8 pm

Food Play Productions is a live assembly turning kids on to healthy eating and active living!  They are performing two shows that evening, at 6:45 pm & 7:45 pm, for Elementary students & their families.

Call 703-793-7314 to reserve your spots for dinner & a show.


 





 

 

IXL Math
Vaughan Elementary is excited to provide all students with an IXL account. IXL is a comprehensive, SOL based math program that students can use at school AND at home! This is a wonderful way to support math instruction at home!!

Students can earn awards and parents can look at student progress reports. Please encourage your student to use IXL as often as possible. To access your account, go to Vaughan’s homepage at 
www.ixl.com/signin/evs
. There students can enter their username and password. If your learner is not sure of his/her login information please contact the homeroom teacher or Ms. O’Neill at oneillco@pwcs.edu.

 

 
RAZ Kids Reading Program
Vaughan Elementary has subscribed to an online library of exciting reading materials. Raz-Kids helps students improve their reading skills as they listen to a book read for modeled fluency. Then, if the computer has a built-in record function, they can record themselves reading the same book. Or, students can read the book to themselves or aloud for practice. Interactive quizzes are available at the end of each book to check for understanding. It is not necessary for students to record themselves but if they have the capability that is always a great way to improve fluency.

Here is how to access the website and your child’s reading assignment from any computer connected to the Internet:

1. Go to www.raz-kids.com from your Internet browser and click the Log In tab .
2. Type in the teacher username and click  the green GO arrow.
3. Find your name on the chart and click on that.

Books that are assigned to your child are based on his or her independent reading level appear on his or her personal assignment page. Your child should choose to listen, read, and then take a quiz by clicking on the symbols below each book.

 
School Crossing Schedule
For those students who walk to school, listed below are the times and locations in which a school crossing guard will be available. 
 
York Drive & Mathews Drive
Morning:   8:05 - 9:05 Afternoon:  3:40 - 4:10
   
W. Longview Drive & Mathews Drive
Morning:  8:00 - 9:00 Afternoon:  3:45 - 4:15



 
Bus Stops and Schedules for Vaughan



Bus schedules and stops for Elizabeth Vaughan can be found here.

Frequently asked questions regarding bus transportation can be found here.





 
Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
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School Closings and Student Activities and Clubs
Before School Activities and Clubs

In the event of a delayed school opening due to inclement weather, all before-school student activities and clubs will not take place.


After School Activities and Clubs

In the event that school closes early due to inclement weather or a scheduled early dismissal, all after-school student activities and clubs will not take place.

 

 
Parental Notification Requirements in Title I Schools for "No Child Left Behind"

PARENTAL RIGHT TO INFORMATION ABOUT TEACHERS:
With the passage of the No Child Left Behind legislation on January 8, 2002, parents in Title I schools have the right to request certain information on their child's teachers.
The information that you have a right to request on your child's teacher is:

a.  Whether the teacher has met state qualifications and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subjects the teacher is teaching

b.  Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which state qualification or licensing has been waived ​

c.  The baccalaureate degree major of certification or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree 

d.  Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications

Here at Elizabeth Vaughan, we are extremely proud of our teachers and teacher assistants, and are happy to provide you any of the above information pertaining to your child's teacher.  If you have such a request, please call the school at 703-494-3220 and ask for the information you are interested in.

NOTIFICACIONES A LOS PADRES: REQUISITO DE LAS ESCUELAS DE TITULO I
Derechos de los Padres sobre los maestros/as
Según la ley de “Ningún Niño/a Se Quede Atrás” del 8 de Enero del 2002, los padres de alumnos/as que asisten a las escuelas de Titulo I tienen derecho a solicitor información especifica de las maestras/os de sus hijos/as:
a. Saber si la maestra/o de su hijo/a ha superado los requisitos establecidos por el Departamento de Educación para enseñar las materias que enseña.

b. Saber si la maestra/o de su hijo/a está bajo licencia provisional o de emergencia o si las licencia para enseñar se le ha suspendido o ha cambiado.

c. El grado de titulación de la maestra/o y las titulaciones adicionales a nivel académico o de discilpina que la maestra/o pueda tener.

d. Si el alumno/a está recibiendo servicios de un paraprofessional y si es asi, de quien se trata y sus cualificaciones.

Aqui en la escuela Elizabeth Vaughan estamos muy orgullosos de nuestras maestras/os y de las asistentes y estamos deseosas de poder proveerles con la información que deseen de cualquiera de nuestras maestras/os.  Si quisiera saber esta información, por favor llame al 703-494-3220 y le ayudaremos en lo que desee.


 
Carrots, Broccoli, and Clementines, Oh My!

Prince William County Public Schools is pleased to offer the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) at Vaughan Elementary School during the upcoming school year. The FFVP is entirely funded by a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture and is administered by the Virginia Department of Education. 
 
All students will be offered fresh fruits and vegetables at no charge during a morning or afternoon snack period on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the school day. We plan on offering a variety of items to the students, including carrots, broccoli, clementines, tomatoes, kiwi, melons, and many exotic and unique fruits and vegetables!  
 
This is a wonderful opportunity for your children to receive a nutritious snack while enjoying a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. 

For a few interesting facts about the fruits and vegetables being offered click here.

 
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Gresham, Cafeteria Manager, at WRIGHTWQ@pwcs.edu.

 


 
Box Tops for Education
Support our school with Box Tops for Education.  Box Tops can be sent in via an envelope or ziptop bag.  You can help by earning 5 bonus box tops by subscribing to the Box Tops email newsletter.  You'll receive coupons for Box Top products, exclusive free sample offers, more Bonus Box Top offers, and weekly updates of our school earning progress.  Go to BTFE.com/signup to get started.  Remember to enter our school ID number (228735) so Vaughan gets credit for the bonus box tops.
 
Internet Essentials from Comcast Cable

If your child receives free lunch at school, you may qualify for reduced rates on a personal computer and internet services from Comcast Cable.
 
How to qualify

To qualify for $9.95 a month Internet service and a low-cost computer, your household must meet all these criteria:
  • Be located where Comcast offers Internet service
  • Have at least one child receiving free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program
  • Have not subscribed to Comcast Internet service within the last 90 days
  • Not have an overdue Comcast bill or unreturned equipment
How to apply
  • Call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) to request an application
  • Comcast will mail you an application. Complete and return it, along with lunch program documents from your child's school once approved
  • Comcast will notify you by mail about the status of your application. Allow 7-10 days for a response.
More information can be found at http://www.internetessentials.com/

 

 
Inclement Weather & School Closings

In the e
vent of snowy or icy weather, please listen to your local television or radio news for information on school delays or closings. 
You may also call 703-791-2776.

For more information, go to PWCS Regulation 404.04-1 School Closings and Delays

 

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