Get Involved at VRES
Volunteer Opportunities at Virginia Run
Volunteers are essential to the success of Fairfax County Public Schools as well as Virginia Run Elementary School. Many enriching and worthwhile experiences are afforded to our children through the volunteer help from parents. With this support, teachers are able to provide more direct instruction. It is at each teacher’s discretion as to when and how they utilize volunteers in the classroom. Volunteer sign-up sheets are available in the classrooms at Back-to-School Night. However, volunteers are needed throughout the year, so please contact your child’s classroom teacher or the PTA board if you missed the initial sign-up.
Communication via Wednesday Envelopes
On Wednesday, each student will bring home a large yellow envelope of important communications from the school and PTA. Samples of class work will be enclosed on a weekly basis. Please review the contents, sign and date the envelope, and ask your child to return the envelope to school the next day. This system has been instituted in cooperation with the PTA to help families manage the volume of information exchanged between home and school. Occasionally, you will receive information from non-profit organizations; this information will be distributed one per household. If you have more than one child, it will be sent home with your oldest child.
Virginia Run ES Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Stay Connected with Virginia Run Elementary
FCPS Cares is an opportunity for parents, staff, and community members to recognize FCPS employees for going above and beyond to help others and show they care. We invite you to submit your story so we can all acknowledge the good work of FCPS employees.
Business and Community Partnerships
The Business and Community Partnerships office’s primary functions are to recruit and supports Ignite Partnerships, serve as a liaison to local Chambers of Commerce and other community organizations, help lead the annual Collect for Kids school supply drive, manage the FCPS Donations Portal for donated goods, and promote the Savings for Staff merchant discount program.
In the last decade, the Business & Community Partnerships team has helped secure over ten million dollars in donations of money and valued goods through partnerships and direct donations, not including the value of volunteer hours contributed by partners and mentors.
Volunteers are essential to the success of Fairfax County Public Schools. Many enriching and worthwhile experiences are afforded to our children through the volunteer help from parents. Every day, volunteers change the lives of students across FCPS and we offer several ways for people in the community to get involved.