Waxpool Elementary School

Waxpool Elementary School

Welcome to Waxpool Elementary School, home of the Piranhas! Visit us at lcps.org/Waxpool and on Twitter, @WaxpoolES.

Join us for a special virtual coffee talk at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. today. Join instructions were emailed 7/10.

Many of us are still in the process of making a decision for the 2020-2021 school year. This coffee talk will provide you with an opportunity to ask questions in "real time" to help guide you through this decision-making process. With that said, please understand that it is highly unlikely that we will have all of the answers at this point in time, so be gentle!

Summer Update

Check out this video update from Mr. Pellegrino and don't forget to make your instruction decision in PVUE.

The deadline parents and guardians must register their choice has been extended to Wednesday, July 15, at 8 a.m.

W.E. 💙 our custodians!

While many are enjoying summer, they have been working tirelessly cleaning our building top to bottom, and EVERYTHING in between. We appreciate all that you do!

Happy Independence Day!

It may be summer and numerous safety measures are in place, but we can still discuss how to further Project Based Learning no matter what type of instruction takes place! #PBLworks

[06/21/20]   Wishing all our amazing dads out there a happy Father's Day!

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Return to School Family Survey

LCPS is asking for YOUR input as they develop plans for next school year. If you have not yet done so, be sure to complete the survey below.

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It’s the last day of school! I don’t think this is how anyone envisioned us saying goodbye and ending our inaugural year together. I found these photos uploaded EXACTLY one year ago today and it’s amazing how far W.E. have come. Our students, families, community, staff… EVERYONE, have truly helped transform this once empty building into a home. Thank you for trusting in Waxpool Elementary School and helping make this year a success – your support, patience, and dedication are very much appreciated and do not go unnoticed.

#PiranhaPride #WaxpoolES

Let's extend a HUGE Piranha congratulations to our OotM team that recently participated in the World Finals! The team consisted of 3rd graders Diya, Keerthi, Rithvik, Shrey, Sia, Sindhu, and Gowtham from 2nd grade! Together, they worked to solve the problem "Classics - The Effective Detective: Mary Celeste, The Ghost Ship".

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FIRST GRADUATING CLASS!

Our Transition Ceremony looks a bit different this year, but today W.E. are excited to honor and celebrate our 5th grade class as they prepare to continue their journey next year in middle school.

#PiranhaPride #WaxpoolES

84. That's how many student bags we have left to hand out.

EVERY child has a bag. If you haven't come by yet, today is your final chance. We're here until noon.

W.E. made some progress today but there are still a lot of bags left! If you have something to drop off OR if your student has anything at Waxpool, be sure to visit during your designated time this week.

Wow! This is about 1/3rd of the bags our incredible staff has packed to give parents these next few days. Please have a sign with your child's name ready when visiting and stop by http://tiny.cc/ParentPickUp for the most up to date details of how to collect & drop off belongings.

Parent Pick-Up dates start next week. Visit http://tiny.cc/ParentPickUp to see important details.

Monday, June 1
Last Names A-K 8:00-11:00
Last Names L-Z 12:00- 3:00

Tuesday, June 2
Last Names L-Z 8:00-11:00
Last Names A-K 12:00- 3:00

Wednesday, June 3
*If unable to pick up during designated time on 6/1 or 6/2
Last Names A-Z 8:00 - 12:00
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A huge Piranha thank you goes to
Supriya Kelkar - Author for another great virtual author visit and our wonderful Librarian Ms. Meltser for helping to organize such an authentic experience for our students! Grades 3-5 had a phenomenal time collaborating with you today.

Ms. Kelkar will be presenting on being an author, lead a short writers workshop (be ready with a pencil and paper!), talk about her new book coming out next week and have time for questions.

Wow, I had a great time at our author visit (I think we maxxed out the Google Meet session)! Thank you Supriya Kelkar - Author for joining us and I am already looking forward to tuning in tomorrow for the 3-5 session!

Tomorrow for Pre-K to 2nd Grade!
Author, Ms. Kelkar, will be reading her picture book 'The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh' talking about being an author, and finishing with a time for students to ask questions.

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Permission Click

There's still time! ⏱️

Parents are encouraged to complete the Parental Input form linked below prior to 5/29. This form helps with student placement and is given to next year’s teacher.

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Staff Meeting time! No theme this week, but still always great to see everyone - even if they are very tiny squares.

Join us for our weekly Coffee Talk tonight at 6:45pm featuring a very special guest, Eagle Ridge Principal Mr. Scott Phillips!

Check your email for the link to join in.

Virtual Field Day 2020

We did it! We hope you enjoyed our virtual Field Day this year. A huge thanks you to our talented P.E. teachers for putting this live event together and all our participants out there.

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Field Day 2020

Field Day kicks on in just a few minutes! Follow along using the link below and share all you're doing at http://http://tiny.cc/FieldDaySharing

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Tomorrow is virtual Field Day!
Be sure to visit our website for the link to join in on fun filled activities adapted to do in your own home.Our PE teachers will kick off the live stream at 1:30PM.

Have you posted to our newest Spirit Week yet?
Visit https://tinyurl.com/waxpoolcreations and show us YOUR creative genius!

Virtual Field Day 2020

Virtual Field Day is coming 5/20/2020. Visit http://tiny.cc/FieldDay2020 to see what you can gather around your home to be ready.

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W.E. Read Together

Running out of books to read at home? 📖
Check out many of your favorite staff members reading their favorites! 👇

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TONIGHT!
We'd love to hear comments and answer any questions that benefit us ALL at our weekly coffee talks. Check your email for instructions to join.

Mark your calendars and join us for a virtual author visit May 27 & 28!

I'm about to post my photo for Spirit Week!
Have you added yours to http://tiny.cc/SpiritClothes?

WWU Week 5

Don't forget to share our weekly morning show with our Piranhas if they missed it!

WES Principals Report

Join us in our 1st Spirit Week to show your #PiranhaPride virtually!

How? Visit the padlet below and add a post of you in orange & blue or spirit wear, then check back Friday to see everyone!
Get creative, invite the family to join, and HAVE FUN!

Visit http://tiny.cc/SpiritClothes

Another great Friday staff meeting and bring your pet to work day. We saw a 47 year old turtle, lizards, sugar gliders, dogs, cats and more!

The staff appreciated the admin team with a little surprise the other day! 💙🧡

Be sure to check your email for instructions to join our PTA meeting! We'd love to see you there.

There will be no Coffee Talk this week.

Welcome to Waxpool!

Opened in 2019, Waxpool Elementary School utilizes project based learning and computational thinking to empower ALL students to navigate and problem solve through authentic and digital learning experiences.

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42560 Black Angus Drive
Ashburn, VA
20148

Opening Hours

Monday 08:15 - 15:15
Tuesday 08:15 - 15:15
Wednesday 08:15 - 15:15
Thursday 08:15 - 15:15
Friday 08:15 - 15:15
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