Upper School Newsletter - August 18, 2021
Preparing for the 2021-2022 School Year
The Preparing for the 2021-2022 School Year tile is available on the Resource Board on Husky Hub — be sure to bookmark the direct link! It has a plethora of information that will help you and your child prepare for the upcoming school year.
Important note: To access the Husky Hub, visit www.flinthill.org/app and log in with your username and password. Once logged in, you are able to access the Resource Board.
Textbooks and Supplies
Please refer to the Preparing for the School Year tile to purchase textbooks and resources through our Virtual Book Store. If you have any questions, please contact our Director of Studies Emily Sanderson.
Q&A Sessions for Parents of All 9th Grade Students and New 10th and 11th Graders
There will be a virtual Q &A for new parents on Wednesday, September 1, at 9 a.m.
Google Meet Code: meet.google.com/kpn-kghb-ruv
Making Our Dismissal More Efficient and Safer with SchoolPass
We have invested in an innovative, user-friendly system called SchoolPass to help manage school attendance, car pool and dismissal more efficiently and in real-time. Be on the lookout for more information in the coming days.
Sign Up! Optional Lunch Service Begins Tuesday, September 7
Lunch will include a daily hot entree, freshly prepared salad bar and homemade soup, chili and chip bar, fresh fruit and dessert. Every other Friday, Papa John’s pizza will be served. The deadline to sign up is Friday, August 27. The sign-up form can be found on Husky Hub with the other required back-to-school forms.
Important note: Lunch service begins on September 7. Students need to bring their lunch during the first week of school: Wednesday, September 1 - Friday, September 3.
Health Forms Due September 1 — New and Returning Students
Completed health forms must be uploaded to the Magnus Health system and approved by the first day of classes, September 1. If they are not in the system and approved, your child may not attend school. If you have any questions regarding the health forms, please contact our Director of Health Services Mary Hart at 703.584.2399.
We are working with our vendors to stock and restock the School Store. More inventory has been ordered and is on the way. If you have questions about sizing and specific items, please contact Adrienne Robinson.
Unsure what size to purchase? Purchase the size your student currently wears. If these items do not work for your student, please contact Adrienne Robinson to start the return/exchange process.
How do I make an exchange or return?
Please contact Adrienne Robinson within 30 days of your original purchase. Exchanges may be made for the same item in a different size or for an item of equal value. We are happy to issue a refund for items that did not work for you.
Stay Up To Date: Health Information on COVID-19
We continue to closely monitor 2021-22 school re-opening requirements and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Virginia Department of Health, Virginia Department of Education, Fairfax County Health Department and Virginia Council for Private Education. We recognize our approach will change and adapt as is necessary. For the latest news and updates.
Senior Portrait Days
Monday, August 23, and Tuesday, August 24
Student Leadership Retreat
Friday, August 27
Student leaders will receive direct information about the day’s schedule from Howard Chang, Upper School dean of students.
First Week at the Upper School
August 30-September 3
Upper School New Parent Q&A
Google Meet Code
Wednesday, September 1, 9 a.m.
Middle and Upper School Picture Day
Thursday, September 9
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Senior Portrait Makeup Day
Friday, September 10