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Welcome to the Campbell Elementary School’s PTA website! We’ve got some exciting events this spring, including the upcoming Wetlands Festival on May 3.

Campbell Elementary School Annual Wetland Festival

Saturday, May 3, 2014
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
737 South Carlin Springs Road, Arlington VA
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Tour our Wetland Lab
  • Long Branch Nature Center Wetland Critters & Watershed Program
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[CampbellPTA] Building addition at Campbell & survey for you opinion

Hello Campbell Community,

Below are links to informations about all the proposed plans to either add additions to schools or build a new school.  This is your opportunity to tell the planners what you would like.  The decision has not been made yet, but it will be soon, this is very important*.  They only take a few minutes.

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: Campbell PTA Minutes January 14, 2014

PTA Minutes                                                January
14, 2014

I.               PTA
Winter Fundraiser: The Read-A-Thon. 
Kickoff is February 11th


will kick off the Read-a-Thon Fundraiser (with the theme “Campbell Loves to
Read!”) at the Book Swap, to be held Tuesday, February 11.  There will be a quick (15-minute) PTA meeting
right before the Book Swap.  The
Read-A-Thon will be introduced at a Community Meeting.   The fundraiser supports the goal of
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: Campbell PTA Minutes, November 12, 2013

PTA Minutes                                                November
12, 2013


is a Focus School.


does the Focus School designation mean?


Colburn of the APS Department of Instruction and Maureen Nesselrode, Principal,
presented the following information:

Campbell is fully accredited in
educational accountability.  For this
year, based on student test scores on the SOLs and other assessments, we have
met all 35 of the Federal Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) for English and
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Principal’s Chat: Student-led Conferences and Report Cards

Report Cards:

They will be sent out after the conferences.
They have the content created by the committee last year, but reformatted.


Behavior/Habits of a Learner, etc
Key: C, I, N
Consistently Demonstrats
Inconsistently Demonstrates
Needs Development

Key: Ex, Acc, Pro, Beg, NY
Most students will receive an ACC (performing as expected), not Ex

Teacher Comments:
All teachers can put in comments for each quarter (art, music, PE, math, etc.). Not all specials teachers will comment each quarter, but you will get at least one comment per year from each child, and they will be specific to your child not a general class-wide comment.
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Campbell PTA Minutes – October 8, 2013

PTA Minutes                                                October
8, 2013


Study @ Campbell on Eating Vegetables and Legumes

Please do not share the details of this study with students, as it would bias
the sample.)

·       Under the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act,
there’s a requirement to increase the quantity of legumes and vegetables served
in school lunches.


·       Dr. Stacey Snelling—lead investigator
for the USDA-funded study being conducted by American University researchers—described
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Principal Chat on Student-Led Conferences 10/17 8AM

Don't forget about the Principal Chat at 8 this morning, Thursday, October 17 at 8AM. The topic will be the new portfolios and student-led conferences for Pre-K, K, and 1 to be held in March and June 2014.
Don't want to miss out on school events like Principal Chats? Check out the updated Campbell web site and subscribe to the PTA calendar, so you'll always know what's going on.

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Campbell PTA Minutes September 10, 2013

Campbell PTA Minutes September 10, 2013

Treasurer’s Report:

  • Reminder: Remember to re-link your Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, and Target cards to Campbell.  This is free $$$ for our school.
  • For the 2013-2014 school year, we expect income to be $73,254.  Expenditures are projected to be $66,512, so we project a net gain of $6,741. These are very conservative estimates. Fundraising last year was very successful, so we have a good cushion for this year.
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