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  • Basketball Spirit Week
    The big Forestville basketball tournament is this Friday, April 12! Leading up to the big day there are spirit days this week, followed by Purple Up Day in honor of military families on Monday, April 15.
  • Sock Hop
    Calling Forestville 4th, 5th, and 6th graders: get ready to shake, rattle, and roll! Tickets are $10 and cover admission, 2 pieces of pizza, and a drink. The Sock Hop is April 19, 2024 from 6-8 in the Forestville Cafeteria. Please note that this is not a drop off event.  Students must be accompanied by… Read more: Sock Hop
  • Student & Faculty Basketball Tournament
    Join us at the 6th grade student and faculty basketball tournament for friendly competition and camaraderie at Langley High School on Friday, April 12, 2024. Doors open at 6:00pm, and the games are 6:30-8:30pm.  Cheer on the Red, Black, White and Grey teams made up of students and faculty members.  Watch as they compete in friendly games,… Read more: Student & Faculty Basketball Tournament
  • Forestville’s Got Talent! Sign up by April 1st to participate
    To sign up for the talent show, please follow this link by April 1.
  • Spring After School Clubs
    Sign up today for spring after school programs from Flex Academy!
  • Teacher Mini-Grants
    The PTA recently approved $10,000 in mini-grant funds for teachers to apply to for curriculum enhancements to the school. We look forward to receiving applications and reviewing them at our Executive Board meetings on April 10th and May 6th. The deadline to apply is May 1st. 
  • Harris Teeter grocery program
    If you shop at Harris Teeter, we encourage you to link your VIC card to Forestville Elementary School. The shopping that you already do can benefit our community. Go to Our school code is #5141. Please note, you must re-register each year.
  • Celebrate Great Falls Online Auction
    The Celebrate Great Falls annual silent auction has begun! This event directly benefits Forestville Elementary school, especially those items donated by Forestville teachers and community members. The faculty is offering many amazing benefits, including ice cream parties, kickball games, pizza parties, spots on the new digital sign, and more. Bid on all this and more,… Read more: Celebrate Great Falls Online Auction
  • Spiritwear Sale
    The Forestville Spring Sale has begun! Save 25% sitewide including new Nike Dri-Fit tees! There is also free shipping on all orders over $60. Shop Now.
  • Odyssey of the Mind Winners
    Congratulations to Elena Gussman, Tommy Kurian, Alicia Neo, Juliette Boyd, Jennifer Xia, Sofia Usman, and Grant for receiving 1st place at the Odyssey of the Mind competition. Thank you to our parent coaches for your support!
  • James and the Giant Peach: Student Musical 2024
    [Sold out!] Buy your tickets now for the student musical, James and the Giant Peach! The show is March 15th and 16th at 7:00 pm in the Forestville Cafeteria. Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this “masterpeach” of a… Read more: James and the Giant Peach: Student Musical 2024
  • Congratulations Vedant Gaonkar!
    Congratulations to Vedant Gaonkar, from Ms. Conner’s 6th Grade class, for receiving 3rd Place in Photography at the Regional Fairfax Council Reflections Awards! 
  • Chick Fil A Spirit Day: March 21
    March 21: shop at the North Point Village Center Chick Fil A and use the code “CARDINALS” at checkout to support Forestville!
  • Order your yearbook today!
    Buy your yearbook today! Visit and use our school code: 21994. See the details at our yearbook page.
  • Talent Show 2024 on May 1st and 2nd
    Save the Date: May 1 and May 2, 2024! The Forestville Talent Show is back! The Forestville Talent Show is back in 2024 thanks to our chairs, Melissa Mino and Danielle Yu! Save the date for one of the most anticipated school events of the year. Wednesday, May 1 for grades K-3 and Thursday, May 2 for grades 4-6.  Get ready to see our Cardinals shine on the… Read more: Talent Show 2024 on May 1st and 2nd
  • Read Across America Spirit Week
    Wednesday (3/6/2024) – Use your creativity to create a wacky outfit or hair style!  Thursday (3/7/2024) – Wear a shirt from a place that you have visited or want to visit to celebrate reading adventures  Friday (3/8/2024) – Wear your class shirt or Forestville gear to show that we are a team of collaborators 
  • General Body PTA Meeting on Thursday
    This Thursday, March 7, at 7:00 pm, join the PTA to hear the latest news and plan for the year ahead.
  • School counselor appreciation
    A special shout out to our school counselors this past week as apart of National School Counselor Appreciation Week. Ms. Shana Schnaue and Ms. Sharon Powers have brough nothing but warm smiles and wonderful ideas to help students and families at Forestville with their emotional health and well-being. Thank you for all you do! 
  • Good luck, Ms. Tran!
    Goodbye to Ms. Tran! We want to thank Ms. Tran for her 16 years of service to Forestville Elementary School. She has been a consistent presence in the front office, welcoming and registering new families each year. We are so glad that she will be moving onto a position at our sister school Dranesville Elementary.… Read more: Good luck, Ms. Tran!
  • Rise Against Hunger Success
    Thank you to all Forestville families who participated in the Rise Against Hunger fundraiser. Forestville and other area schools collectively raised over $13,000. Shown here, the Yetik family joined volunteers from throughout the Langley pyramid to make meals for the Convoy for Hope in the Philippines.
  • Bingo Night and Ice Cream Social
    [UPDATE 2/23: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.] One of our most beloved events is back again this year with the help of our volunteer co-Chairs, Lauren Hertling and  Arati Mahna. Get your tickets here and get ready to have a fun time with Mr. Mills returning to call Bingo for us. Volunteers are needed to make this a success! Please… Read more: Bingo Night and Ice Cream Social
  • Yearbook Cover Contest
    We are excited to announce the return of the Forestville yearbook cover contest for 2024! Our theme this year will be “The World is your Playground”. All students are invited to submit their original artwork by February 29th, 2024. Read more about the contest here. You can also order your yearbook today, submit photos, and submit essays.… Read more: Yearbook Cover Contest
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