Back2Fairfax Seminar - Learn about Technical Career Opporutnities

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Interested in a Technical Career?

The Office of Talent Acquisition & Management (TAM) will host a Back2Fairfax Seminar at the Gatehouse Administration Center on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

This event will give our current high school seniors, FCPS graduates, and current FCPS employees an opportunity to hear from existing operational employees in our Information Technology (IT), Facilities, Transportation, and Construction offices. Participants will attend breakout sessions to include the following topics: resume essentials; preparing for an interview; supporting and repairing computer hardware, AV equipment, and software applications in our schools and offices; and FCPS trade careers such as carpenters, roofers, electricians, and HVAC technicians.

There will also be networking time for visiting exhibitor booths from Apple Federal Credit Union, Benefit Services, Client Services, Food Services, Lord Fairfax Community College for Trade Careers, Salary Services, and Transportation.

Event Information

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gatehouse Administration Center Café
Registration link: https://back2fairfaxoperationaljobs.eventbrite.com

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Community Bulletin: May 2019

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Community Bulletin: May 2019

Nadia Ghosheh, Bulletin Coordinator

Martin Grimm, Principal

  • Robotics Team Awards
  • MathWorks Modeling Challenge
  • Visitors from Japan
  • Latin Awards
  • Future Business Leaders of America Awards

 

Robotics Awards 

Many congratulations to the amazing Hayfield Robotics Team!!

 

This year, the team earned the Industrial Design Award and a Finalist Award at their competition in Haymarket, VA.

 

They continued on to earn First Place at their district competition in Owings Mill, MD plus a Finalist Award at Districts at George Mason University.

 

Finally they were honored as a Subdivision Finalists at the Robotics Worlds Competition hosted in Detroit, Michigan!! 

 

MathWorks Modeling Challenge

David Toomer, Aditi Gupta, Divya Kranthi, Alisha Agrawal, Jennifer Sheng competed in the Math Works Modeling Challenge.

They received honorable mention recognition which comes with a $1000 scholarship.

This means they were approximately among the top 30 teams for a contest which usually has over 1500 teams compete!!!

Congratulations to them!

 

Visitors from Japan

On March 8th, we had a visit from 11 students from Okazaki High School, Japan. They were each paired with a Hayfield student whom they shadowed to experience a typical day at Hayfield.

There happened to have been a Pep Rally that day, which made the experience extra fun and unique. They very much enjoyed living a day in the life as an American student.

 

 

Latin Awards 

We have lots of Latin Awards to report this month! 

First - we had 19 students take the National Latin Exam of which 17 earned medals. 

Gold Medals

  • Samantha Rutledge – Level 1
  • Alex Shepard – Level 1
  • Joohun Lee – Level 2 (PERFECT PAPER!)
  • Leela Ohri - Level 2
  • Olivia Henry – Level 3
  • Kaylee Chan – Level 3
  • Jasmine McCabe – Level 4

Silver Medals

  • Cassidy Mazyck – Level 1
  • Jade Galligan – Level 2
  • Minh Thu Tran – Level 2
  • James (Joon) Kim – Level 3
  • Nicolas Francis – Level 3
  • Zoe Caldwell – Level 5

Magna Cum Laude (with great praise)

  • Nicole Fontaine – Level 1
  • Benjamin Tyeryar – Level 4

Cum Laude (with praise)

  • Cassie Neely – Level 2
  • Katie Wells – Level 4

 

Classical Association of Virginia Tournament.

This is a very elite tournament. Teachers generally have only the top 5-10% of their classes participate, pitting exceptional students against other exceptional students.

Awards are given to 1st-3rd place, and then honorable mentions are awarded to approximately the top 25%.

This was Hayfield’s first year competing. We had 12 students participate in the public school division and 8 earned awards.

Level 1:

Samantha Rutledge – Honorable Mention

Alex Shepard – Honorable Mention

Luc Tamez – Honorable Mention

 

Level 2:

Joohun Lee -2nd place

Leela Ohri – Honorable Mention

Jade Galligan – Honorable Mention

 

Intermediate (Level 3):

Rida Chaudry – Honorable Mention

Ashton Caldwell – Honorable Mention

 

And finally! At State Finals Certamen in April our teams earned some trophies!

Level 1 - 2nd place on Novice Open (Alex Shepard, John Berrigan)

Level 2 - 3rd place on Intermediate Open (Joohun Lee, Leela Ohri)

 

Future Business Leaders of America Awards

Congratulations to the below students for advancing to the National Level by winning 1st or 2nd place at the State competition in their competitive events:

  • Emma Andreas received 1st place in Journalism
  • Alisha Agrawal received 1st place in Publication Design
  • Jennifer Nelson and Elizabeth Matthews received 2nd place in Hospitality Management

 

Additionally, Congrats to Dina Cazun for completing the Foundation Leadership Institute.

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Math Tutoring May 18 for Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2 SOLs!

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The Hayfield National Honor Society is excited to be offering individualized Math SOL tutoring next Saturday, May 18th, 8:30am-11:30am in the Cafeteria.  The subject areas of focus are Algebra 1, Geometry, & Algebra 2.  If you would like your student to attend, please register using the link https://tinyurl.com/nhsSOLtutoring2019.   Since we want to have only one to two students per tutor, we are limiting the registration to 50 students.  Registration is on a first come first serve basis.  Once we reach 50 students, the registration link will close.  If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs. Paul at sdpaul@fcps.edu.

 

Math SOL Tutoring Saturday May 18 2019.pdf

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Career Switcher Information Session - Become a Teacher!

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Thinking of becoming a teacher?

The Office of Talent Acquisition & Management (TAM) will host a Career Switcher Information Session at the Willow Oaks Administrative Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. This event will give military veterans, community members and anyone interested an opportunity to learn how to become a licensed Virginia teacher.

The information session will begin with presentations from the four approved Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) career switcher programs, Educate Virginia, Old Dominion University, Regent University and Shenandoah University. Troops to Teachers will also present their program offerings to our military veteran attendees. A panel of FCPS educators will share valuable information with attendees via Q&A fashion, followed by an opportunity to network with the five presenters, the FCPS licensure team and the substitute office.

Event Information

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Willow Oaks Administrative Center

Building 8270 / Room 1000A

Action Required: Please register here

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SAT Bootcamp Opportunity

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SAT Bootcamp at Hayfield

 

Just $195 Per Student

The SAT is a tough exam, but learning to ace it doesn't have to be. At Catalyst, we take the actual SAT every time it's given to gain insider knowledge of the exam, and we pass our expertise to students with patience, understanding, and a welcome sprinkling of humor and creativity.

 

Catalyst’s two-day SAT Bootcamp arms students with go-to strategies for every question they’ll face on the day of the test so they can march into the SAT with confidence, momentum, and every key strategy fresh in their mind.

SAT Bootcamp at Hayfield Secondary School

Saturday, May 18th, 9am - 1pm

Sunday, May 19th, 9am - 1pm

(Students attend all days.)

Tuition is just $195. For more information on this special prep opportunity or to enroll, call 800.235.0056, sign up at https://catalystprep.com/bootcamp_su, or email info@CatalystPrep.com. The deadline to enroll in this special prep opportunity is Wednesday, May 15th.

   

A Portion Of The Proceeds Benefits AVID!

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