Feb 1 Meeting to Discuss New High School

If you missed the February 1st special meeting of the PTA to discuss the APS plans for 1,300 new high school “seats,” we have a link to the presentation below. Thank you to Patrick Henry parents Steve Maguire (FAC) and Megan Haydasz (ACI) for putting together an informative presentation!

To view the presentation, CLICK HERE.

If you’d like to make your voice heard, the contact information for feedback is:

  • School Board: school.board@apsva.us
  • APS: newhighschool@apsva.us
  • FAC (HS sites): Lois Thomas Koontz – ltkk@hotmail.com
  • ACI (HS programs): Tina Kulenski – tkuklenski@mac.com & Louisa Marinaccio – louisa.a.marinaccio@nasa.gov

Upcoming Meetings:

  • February 13, 2017 – FAC Meeting, 7 PM (Abingdon ES Library, Tour 6:30 PM)
  • February 15, 2017 – Joint FAC/ACI Meeting – High School Redesign, 7-9 PM (Syphax, Room 101/103)

Websites for Updates:

  • (APS) New High School Design & Construction: https://www.apsva.us/instruction/new-high-school/design-construction/
  • (APS) New High School Instructional Focus: https://www.apsva.us/instruction/new-high-school/
  • (ACI) Advisory Council on Instruction: https://www.apsva.us/aci/
  • (FAC) Advisory Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs: https://www.apsva.us/design-and-construction/advisory-council-on-school-facilities-and-capital-programs/

Wheels for Williamsburg Fundraiser – NEW DATE!

Due to the conflict of the Women’s March on January 21st, we are rescheduling this event so more folks can participate.  We hope you can come join the fun, get a great workout AND help the 4th Graders at Patrick Henry Elementary.

Join us on March 4th for a spin class at the Cyclebar on Columbia Pike to support the 4th Grade Williamsburg trip!  There is no set price, but we have recommended donation amounts that will be applied to the cost of the 4th Grade trip. You can follow the links below to sign up for the class and donate funds for the trip.  Can’t make the class but still want to donate? No problem, you can use the “donation only” links.
Any questions?  Contact Janet Million at million_janet@yahoo.com.

WHAT: Wheels for Williamsburg
WHERE: CYCLEBAR COLUMBIA PIKE | 3400 COLUMBIA PIKE SUITE A | ARLINGTON, VA 22204
WHEN: March 4th, 2017 @ 5pm
 REGISTER NOW!  http://bit.ly/2iE0e0h
Please consider making a $25, $35, or $50 Donation!


Silent Auction – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Patrick Henry’s Annual Silent Auction is fast approaching (Friday, February 24th) and the PTA needs YOUR HELP to make this awesome fundraiser continue to be super-successful. Please follow this link for details on volunteer opportunities and to sign up for the one that works best for you:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4fadab2da7f58-patrick3

Thank you so much in advance for your willingness to help!!

For continuously updated details on the Silent Auction, please visit:

http://patrickhenrypta.org/silent-auction-movie-night/


Bingo Night – Friday, January 27th

Join us for BINGO NIGHT this Friday, January 27th in the Patrick Henry gym at 6:30 pm.  Bring your whole family and friends to get in on the action.

Families can compete in our BINGO games or take part in the Raffle for fun, kid-friendly prizes like bikes, the 2016 American Girl Doll, Legos and cash! And, pizza will be available for sale so you don’t have to worry about dinner!

Stop by our table in the school lobby Tuesday-Friday to buy advanced tickets for the Raffle.

All proceeds support the 4th grade trip to Williamsburg.