New Family Checklist

Resources for our new families

  1. Visit our new student registration page.
  2. View the Island Creek parent handbook.
  3. Learn more about the Fairfax County Public School System (FCPS) by visiting the FCPS website
  4. Sign up for the Student Information System (SIS) to access your child’s attendance information, discipline history, marks for a grading period, the homeroom teacher’s name and email link, and student demographic information.
  5. Become familiar with FCPS 24-7 Learning (Blackboard), an online tool that provides information on your child’s classroom activities.
  6. Read about transportation procedures at Island Creek Elementary  This includes kiss and ride procedures, information for walkers, information for riding buses, and other safety tips.
  7. Learn about the Crocs’ Creed and Croc Stocks, the Island Creek academic and behavioral incentive program.
  8. Become familiar with standards-based elementary progress reporting to help understand your child’s quarterly progress reports.
  9. Check out the FCPS inclement weather procedures and review the school’s delayed opening/early closing bell schedule
  10. Consider joining the Island Creek PTA.
  11. Get involved by volunteering, recognizing a staff member, partnering with us, or signing up for our email notification system.
  12. Visit the FCPS family engagement page for programs and resources available for FCPS families to help support student achievement

Additional Resources