Month: April 2017

For Parents/Guardians of Rising Kindergarten Learners: 

Important Links! Parents/guardians of children six and under might be interested in these resources. Earlier this month, Mr, Koutsouftikis, the Kindergarten team and I all enjoyed the excitement that ensues when you are welcoming over 60 rising Kindergarten learners for their orientation. We shared a welcoming letter from Nottingham’s PTA and the following links that might […]

Arlington Arbor Day Ceremony 2017

by Mary Beth Pelosky, Nottingham Prinicipal Earlier this spring we received notification that Nottingham was selected for the honor of being chosen as the elementary school site for the annual Arlington Arbor Day ceremony. During my remarks at this morning’s ceremony, in which Nottingham Knights were the fortunate recipients of two new Oak trees, I […]

The SCA Jar Wars Campaign 2017

Congratulations Knights! Your generosity raised over $500 in Jar Wars! “From April 24th to April 28th, members of our Nottingham SCA encouraged all Knights to look for spare change in order to join in our annual Jar Wars event. This year, the SCA will be purchasing recorders and music supplies (along with a donation) for […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – April 27, 2017

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees. – Hal Borland Dear Parents/Guardians, Arbor Day Earlier this spring we received notification that Nottingham was selected for the honor of being chosen as the elementary school site for the annual Arlington Arbor Day ceremony. During my remarks at this morning’s ceremony, in […]

April 24

I wish I could see ______ because ________ . “I wish I could see Legoland because it would be very fun. Also they have cool things like the hotels and roller coasters and games. I could ride on the roller coasters and play the games. And everything is made out of legos! It is very […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – April 26, 2017

Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.           —Rainer Maria Rilke Dear Parents/Guardians, Have you noticed a decided uptick in the pace of your days? We here at Nottingham certainly have! Our return from break found our teachers hard at work finalizing grades for the third quarter report cards, and meeting […]

Volunteer Appreciation

Here at Nottingham we value our parent/ teacher relationship. You are a large part of what makes our learning community such a wonderful place for children to learn and grow; thank you so much for all of the extra help this year, we think you are terrific! If you are here at Nottingham on Friday, […]

Writers’ Night was a Great Success!

From Exemplary Project Coordinator Kelly Bergeron: “Nottingham Elementary School’s annual Writers’ Night was a tremendous success.  Students took great pride sharing their writing portfolios.  Teachers also highlighted special pieces via audio recordings, iMovies, and read-alouds.  A special thanks to Connie Skelton for joining our memorable evening.  Writers’ Night marks a special date on our Knights’ […]

Kindergarten Observation Dates

Please call Janet Embrey at 703-228-8326 to schedule an appointment for one of the sessions below: Nottingham Kindergarten Observations Thursday May 25, 2017 9:00 am 10:00 am For more information visit the families section of our website or the Nottingham PTA page. Welcome to Our Kindergarten World The Goldfish Teacher: Mrs. Griffin Assistant: Mrs. Duran The […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – April 7, 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians, It’s been a busy week here at Nottingham! We, (staff and Knights included), are anxiously awaiting the promise of sun and fun with family and friends. The raging winds and rain of yesterday are visible signs that spring showers bring May flowers. We look forward to our staff returning refreshed and committed to […]