AHS PTSA APPROVES AMBITIOUS AGENDA FOR 2016-17
The PTSA held its first meeting on Tuesday; the group approved a budget that fully funds activities based on last years performance. The budget anticipates generating a $1,000 deficit. The Treasurer reminded the group that AHS PTSA anticipated a deficit for 2015-16 but ended the year with a surplus.
The budget includes two new fundraising efforts - a garden bulb sale and a Harlem Wizards basketball game. Proceeds from the Bulb sale will be used to fund an expanded Special Education Liaison Program. Proceeds from the Basketball Game should help replace decreasing income from our traditional fund raising efforts.
The PTSA is looking for leaders to help grow outreach activities. Please contact Carrie Holmes, PTSA President for additional information.
Please join us October 18th for a special presentation from Sandy Evan, School Board Chair, on the proposed Fairfax County meal tax. In addition we will discuss a proposal to establish gun control within safe school zones. We will vote on responding to these proposals.
DON'T LET THE SAT TAKE YOU
Parents of Sophomores and Juniors
The PTSA is sponsoring a SAT prep class at Annandale High School. We are partnering with Specifix Prep, a local company, whose teachers have more than 14 years of experience with SAT test prep! This will be the second class that Specifix Prep has taught for Annandale HS. The cost for the class is $325. You can find the schedule and other important information at: www.SpecifixPrep.com/AHS. If you have questions for the teacher/test prep company, please contact Patrick Bock at firstname.lastname@example.org . If you have questions for the PTSA coordinator, please contact Karen Curtin at email@example.com.
Make the College Connection at the 41st Annual College Fair / College Night Programs
Fairfax County Public Schools high school students and their families are encouraged to attend the 2016 College Fair on October 16 at Fair Oaks Mall, and College Night on October 17 at Hayfield Secondary School. Both events provide opportunities for college-bound students and their families to gather information from a variety of schools. Approximately 400 colleges and universities are represented, including two- and four-year colleges and military academies.
FCPS School Board Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-17 Student Leadership Development Program, Deadline Is October 17
Students are invited to participate in the School Board’s Student Leadership Development Program to gain a better understanding of how the school system is governed. Any high school or alternative high school sophomore or junior in good academic standing is eligible. Students who are interested in participating must submit a one-page statement of interest to their principal before October 17.