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Henderson is A Focus School For Children's Engineering Integrating STEM
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PWCS Announcements
Technology Changing This Year's Grade 6 Math SOL Test
Read more. La tecnología introduce cambios a los exámenes SOL de matemáticas de sexto grado para este año. Más información. Trắc nghiệm SOL Toán Học Lớp 6 Thay đổi theo Công nghệ. Hãy xem them.





 
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5th Grade Virginia Reader's Choice Project

View Review Winners on our Henderson Stream
This year the Henderson 5th Graders have been working on a project where they have been working to increase voter participation in our Virginia Reader's Choice election in April. The students wrote reviews on the books and the best reviews were selected to be recorded on the Henderson Stream. The reviews were also turned into QR Codes so that when students come into the library they can scan the code with an iPad to decide if that book interests them! Congratulations to the following students who had their review selected as the very best of all reviews turned in for that book.
Winners of the VA Reader’s Choice Book Review
Balloons Over Broadway- Corina-Lyn and Dimitri (Querry)
Capture the Flag- Evan (Bowersox)
Crankee Doodle- Sara  (Querry)
Explanation Mark- Leandra (Querry)
Lucky Duckling-Max (Jones)
My Life As A Book- Alex (Carranza)
The Sasquatch Escape- Cassie (Querry)
The Secret Chicken Society- Jamee (Bowersox)
The Templeton Twins- Isha (Querry)
Tuesdays at the Castle- Abby (Jones)
Whatever After Fairest of All- Catherine (Carranza)
When Life Gives You OJ- Joseph (Bowersox)


 
Camp Invention

 


 
 
 Be a part of something BIG in 2015! Henderson is proud to host Camp Invention, a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, at Fitzgerald Elementary School during the week of 8/3-8/7!  The camp will be open to all rising 1-6 grade students currently enrolled at
Henderson and Fitzgerald Elementary School. 
  • New participants save $25 if registered by Friday, March 20, 2015. Returning participants save $25 when registering between February 16 and March 20.
  • Campers registering March 21, 2015 through May 13, 2015 save $15 when using the promo code SPRING.
  • For those registering two siblings, a $25 discount is valid all season long. Families with 3 or more siblings taking part in the program save $50 per child.
  • Register at http://campinvention.org/ or call 800.968.4332 to register!  Additional questions please contact Sarah Willey (Camp Invention Director) willeysl@pwcs.edu

 

Henderson's 12th School of Excellence

Henderson's School of Excellence Celebration (click on the link in blue to view).
Techstravaganza

Kindergarten Registration
Henderson Elementary will hold Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-16 school year Thursday, April 9, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Thursday, April 23 from 12 noon until 6 p.m. in the school lobby. No appointment needed. Please bring your student with you, if possible. Your student must be five years old before September 30 to be registered. Documents to bring with you at registration: a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate; his or her social security card; three proofs of residence, one which has to be a copy of your deed or contract; a current rental or lease agreement, or a notarized affidavit of residency. The remaining two proofs may be a driver’s license, utility bill, car registration, personal property tax bill, military ID or voter registration card. If your child has already turned five years old, please bring a copy of his or her immunizations and five year old physical. If your child listens or speaks to another language besides American English, we will assist you in making an appointment at our Central Registration for an English language assessment of your child. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 703.670.2885. Thank you.  
Military-Connected Families





Sincerely,
Carolyn Juba jubacm@pwcs.edu


 
Henderson Stream
New Cafeteria Phone Number
 

Cafeteria Manager
Michele Hilf
571-298-0259

 
 

Henderson Elementary School
is Designated 2014 School of Excellence
 
Our staff, students, and community have the distinction of being named PWCS School of Excellence. This is the 12th year Henderson has earned the coveted title.
 
School of Excellence is the highest recognition awarded to schools by the PWCS School Board. It signifies high levels of performance on state accreditation, Annual Measurable Objectives, and in moving toward the goals of the Division’s Strategic Plan.
 
Congratulations to everyone who helped to earn this important indicator of student success.
 
 
Every Minute Counts
     Every  Minute  Counts 
 
 
Every Minute Counts! is the name we have given to Henderson's Reading Incentive program. 

What You Need to Know
We are asking you to track your child's reading minutes each week AT HOME. (Your child's teacher will track the number of minutes read each week in school.) All types of reading are accepted and encouraged (including recipes, magazines, comics, graphic novels, game directions etc.) Listening to you read aloud at home may also go on your student's reading log! Your child's AT HOME reading calendar log will be turned in first thing on Friday mornings for our amazing parent volunteers to tally toward our school wide goal of

6 MILLION MINUTES!

We know from research that the more time children spend reading, the higher their reading achievement. Our goal is to help each child make accelerated progress while building the gift of a life-long reading habit!


 
Minutes of Reading Outside School Per Day Standardized Reading Score
1.6 10%
12.9 50%
90.7 98%







 

Sixth Place:  Kindergarten - 337,728 minutes

Fifth Place: Grade 2 - 780,662

Fourth Place:  Grade 5 - 829,338

Third Place: Grade 1 - 860,360

Second Place:  Grade 3 - 1,084,232 

First Place: Grade 4 - 1,095,912

 

Our grand total is: 5,236,675 Reading Minutes!!

 
 
HENDERSON ELEMENTARY BUS SCHEDULE
2014-2015 Bus Schedule

 Bus: B-178
8:19 AM CARDINAL DR @ GEORGE FRYE CL

8:20 AM GEORGE FRYE CL @ JONAH COVE PL
8:22 AM GEORGE FRYE CL @ CARDINAL DR
8:28 AM WATERWAY DR @ FALLSTONE PL
8:31 AM CRANBERRY CT @ CINDY LN
8:32 AM CRANBERRY CT @ EDGEWOOD DR
8:33 AM EDGEWOOD DR @ BUCKINGHAM CT
8:34 AM EDGEWOOD DR @ BRANDYWINE RD

Bus: B-237
8:19 AM 15514 CARDINAL DR
8:20 AM HEBDEN DR @ HETTEN LN
8:22 AM HETTEN LN @ NEATH DR
8:23 AM NEATH DR @ BOGNER DR
8:25 AM WELDIN DR @ WIGAN DR
8:26 AM WIGAN DR @ WERTZ DR
8:28 AM WERTZ DR @ SERENDIPITY RD
8:31 AM CARDINAL CREST DR @ SWAN WY
8:35 AM GREENMOUNT DR @ BELWOOD LN
8:36 AM BELWOOD LN @ BARKWOOD DR
8:38 AM BARKWOOD DR @ WOODSMAN LN
8:39 AM WOODSMAN LN @ FALLWAY LN
8:41 AM WOODSMAN LN @ GREENMOUNT DR
8:42 AM GREENMOUNT DR @ WIDEBRANCH LN

Bus: B-374
8:20 AM CARDINAL DR @ DIVIDED SKY CT
(35' PRIOR TO INTERSECTION)
8:22 AM WHEATFIELD RD @ BLOOMFIELD DR
8:25 AM WHEATFIELD RD @ PIEDMONT PL
8:27 AM WHEATFIELD RD @ BEVANWOOD DR
8:28 AM BEVANWOOD DR @ ELKWOOD CT
8:31 AM 15610 ALTOMARE TRACE WY
8:34 AM 15547 Kelley Farm Ct
(TEMPORARY-CONSTRUCTION)
8:38 AM WERTZ DR @ WELDIN DR

Bus: B-902
8:22 AM CARDINAL DR @ AUBURN HILLS DR
8:28 AM WERTZ DR @ RED BIRD LN
8:31 AM CARDINAL CREST DR @ WARBLER CT
8:32 AM CARDINAL CREST DR @ BIRD HAVEN WY
8:34 AM KNICKERBOCKER DR @ DECATUR DR
8:35 AM KNICKERBOCKER DR @ TAFT CT
8:38 AM DECATUR DR @ HAVILAND CT

 
Avoid Marketing Scams

    

We have been alerted that at least one for-profit company has been targeting the families of Prince William County Students with offers to sell an expensive education-related product and the claim that it is endorsed by the School Division. Please be aware that Prince William County Schools does not endorse or encourage the sale of commercial products to our students. While advertising is allowed on Prince William County websites and other locations, this is not a product endorsement and families should resist any sales pitch that suggests that Prince William County Public Schools recommends the purchase of a specific item. 

 

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