Rocket Review

Monday, August 10, 2020

Welcome to School, Rockets!

We are very excited to welcome back all of our students on Monday, August 17th! We hope this newsletter helps you feel informed and ready to return!


Our teachers just received their class lists today. Their first workday is scheduled for Thursday and many are working over and beyond their normal hours to get ready for your child! They are trying to call each family this week prior to our Meet the Teacher Event. Many are calling today and tomorrow, but please be patient as they call from home or from a Google Voice number.


We are very excited about this school year and can't wait to connect you with our school family events and news!

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Special Education Webinar

All parents of students who receive Special Education Services are invited to watch a webinar regarding the upcoming school year on the WCPSS YouTube channel at 6pm on Tuesday, August 11.


Topics covered will include:

  • The opening of school in an online environment
  • Implementation of IEPs
  • Special education services.


The video will be closed captioned in English and Spanish. During the webinar, parents will be invited to share questions and feedback through an online form. Answers will be provided later in an FAQ!
2020-2021 School Supply Lists

Click the button above to view grade specific lists!

Child Nutrition Services

Orientation Week Overview

Listed below is what to expect for the first three weeks of school. Remember, we are working on building our stamina to be able to fully incorporate our full schedule by the end of the third week of school!
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2020-2021 FVES School Schedule

Click the button above to view each grade level's daily schedule!

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2020-2021 FVES Homeroom Teacher Roster

Families will be called this week prior to our Meet the Teacher Event on Thursday evening by their new teacher for this school year.


*Kindergarten Teachers:


Ms. Brown (VA Fall)

Ms. Lane

Ms. Toni

Ms. O'Brien (VA Full Year)

Ms. Secari

Ms. Wangelin


*First Grade Teachers:


Ms. DeBernardo (VA Full Year)

Ms. Chapman (VA Fall)

Ms. Howerton

Ms. McCormick

Ms. Thompson


* Second Grade Teachers:


Ms. Brenner (VA Fall)

Ms. Cole

Ms. Golightly

New Hire (TBD) (VA Full Year)


*Third Grade Teachers:


Ms. Colop (VA Fall)

Ms. Cotten (VA Full Year)

Ms. Perkins

Ms. Stevens

Ms. Woodward (VA Fall)


*Fourth Grade Teachers:


Ms. Becker (Combo)

Ms. Frankland (VA Fall)

Ms. Gantt

Ms. Kelly (VA Full Year)


*Fifth Grade Teachers:


Ms. Becker (Combo)

Ms. Harvey (VA Full Year)

Mr. McAlonen

Ms. Snapp (VA Fall Only)

Family Conferences

Please make sure you set up your family conference time over the next two weeks! Our teachers look forward to meeting with you! This is an opportunity to share your child's strengths, talk about this year, ask questions and set goals!

Practice Keeping Other Rockets Safe at Home!

Fuquay-Varina Elementary School

Fuquay-Varina Elementary operates on a traditional WCPSS calendar and serves students grades pre-k through fifth grade!


School hours are: 9:15 am start and 3:45 pm dismissal.