Hello Parents, School Officials and Members of the Community- I hope everyone had a great and safe holiday season. I would like to take this time to remind everyone about the Free Parent Discussion that will be held this Wednesday at Club Phoenix Teen Center (Vienna Community Center). Please share with any parent, friend or community leader that may find this useful.


January Parent Discussion Group Mental Health Wellness: Let’s Talk About It!

Wednesday, January 7

Meet and Greet- 6:30 pm

Presentation– 7:00 pm


Stigma continues to be a huge problem for people living with mental illness. It undermines a person's sense of self, relationships, well-being and prospects for recovery. Take steps to increase awareness and understanding of mental illness. Every positive step can make a big difference. Find out about the value of supporting your children and their friends today. Join our conversation with us as we discuss these issues and more with experts in the field of mental health from The Women’s Center and CrisisLink. To register contact Tammy Funk at 703-255-5736 or tfunk@viennava.gov.


Our next workshops are:


Wednesday, February 18th

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


The Healthy Relationship parent discussion group meeting is designed to help parents understand what a healthy relationship looks like; discussions on relationships such as family bonds, peer friendships, adult-child relationships and healthy dating. Parents will have a chance to learn some of the warning signs that may lead their child to an unhealthy relationship. One of the featured speakers will be Allison Medina, LCSW, Domestic and Sexual Assault Program  Manager from the Women’s Center. This program requires pre-registration; to register contact Tammy Funk at 703-255-5736 or tfunk@viennava.gov.



College 101- College Planning Workshop

Saturday, February 21, 2015

12:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m.

Ages 15 and up


With the next course of their educational life on many high school students and parents Club Phoenix is proud to present this workshop to help answer questions and ease some worries. This program requires pre-registration contact Tammy Funk 703-255-5736 or tfunk@viennava.gov.


If there are any topics that you would like to Discuss or if you are a specialist that would like to host a meeting please contact Tammy Funk at 703-255-5736 or tfunk@viennava.gov; or Brian Hanifin at 703-255-6352 or bhanifin@viennava.gov.



Tammy Funk

After School Coordinator

Town of Vienna Parks & Recreation

120 Cherry Street, SE

Vienna, Virginia 22180

703-255-5736 Office

703-255-6399 Fax





Attentions students: Want to travel to GERMANY & ITALY this summer?


Fairfax High School’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) department is proud to bring a remarkable new study abroad opportunity for our students! FCPS is once again offering the International Study Travel Program: Global Professionals to Germany and Italy for CTE students this summer! The trip is available to all future and current students, with preference given to those that are enrolled in a CTE course, to include: cosmetology, auto tech, business, family & consumer science, marketing, and/or tech ed classes. Information and details regarding the trip are available at www.fcps.edu/is/istp .The deadline for signing up for the Global Professionals study travel tour experience is December 12, so if you’re interested in this opportunity, please sign-up today!


Please contact Ms. West at mlwest@fcps.edu to receive additional information.



Melanie West

Fairfax High School

Career and Technical Education

Future Business Leaders of America Sponsor

Business Education Teachers Association Treasurer


Our FAST desk needs volunteers to perform copying projects for our teachers throughout the school year. Hours are flexible; and any help is greatly appreciated.  Ideally we have a volunteer covering the FAST desk every day.  Volunteer slots are flexible - sign up for the day/time that works for you.  If interested contact Sheetal Lakhia at sheetallakhia@gmail.com

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