Class of 2023

Welcome Seniors and Parents ...

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Pay Your Class Activity Fee

The $35 fee, payable in MySchoolBucks, covers cost of Spirit Week activities planned by the student class officers, Senior t-shirt, class treat days, and picnics. 

Due to the early Homecoming date, it is not possible to get HoCo t-shirts. We have arranged for Class Spirit t-shirts to be handed out in October, date TBD. The new fee pay by date is October 2nd.  No t-shirt orders will be taken after this date.  Note: there will be additional fees for graduation later in the year.

Upcoming Class Events:

Parent Forums

LHS Lecture Hall, 9:30 am-11:00 am

Tuesday, October 4

Thursday, December 1

Tuesday, March 28

Parent Forum

 

Our first Senior Class Parent Forum is Tuesday, October 4th, 9:30-11:00 am in the Langley Lecture Hall. There will be an overview of all Senior Year Activities. Our guest speaker will be Karen Burke, our new LHS Career and College Counselor. Ms. Burke will discuss and answer questions on the College Application Process. This event will be live streamed on our Facebook page and will be recorded and posted on our website.

 

ANGP Committee Members Needed

 

All Night Grad Party (ANGP) needs committee volunteers to help with internal/corporate fundraising, research food Ideas, plan games/entertainment, organize theme/decorations, arrange for security, and more. For those that don’t know, the ANGP is a party for our seniors the night of graduation. I know this seems like a long way off, but there is a lot that goes into planning and fundraising for a party that last all night! There will be a Zoom meeting Monday, October 3rd from 6:30-8pm. If you are interested in helping make ANGP a fantastic success, please contact Mary Lee (mycholee@yahoo.com).

Senior Yearbook Ads

Congratulate your senior by creating a SENIOR AD for in the yearbook. Log onto the yearbook order site here and use Langley’s order number 4159. Click the link to Buy a Yearbook Ad. Submit your ad by Oct 21 to guarantee that it appears in the yearbook. Questions? Email the yearbook adviser at KJMulligan@fcps.edu.

Fairfax County Public Schools 

College Fair and Virtual Postsecondary Week

Students and their families are invited to attend the Fairfax County College Fair and Postsecondary Week.  The College Fair will be Sunday, October 16th from 4:00-7:00pm at the Eagle Bank Arena at George Mason University and will host approximately 250 colleges and universities. Students are highly encouraged to pre-register: https://www.fcps.edu/resources/college-and-career-planning/college-fair-and-college-night 

 

The Virtual Postsecondary Week will be from 5-8:00 pm on Monday, October 17 through Thursday, October 20, 2022.  Join us to participate in one or all of the live virtual sessions. You will learn how to be better prepared for the next chapter of your educational journey. For additional information please visit: https://www.fcps.edu/resources/college-and-career-planning/college-fair-and-college-night

Financial Aid Night

Langley and McLean HS are holding a joint financial aid night event on Tuesday, October 25th at 6:30 p.m. in the Langley HS Auditorium. Come learn more about the FAFSA, CSS profile, scholarships, and paying for post-secondary education.  Students and parents are welcome to attend. 

Senior Packets

The Senior Packet is used by our school counselors and teachers to write college recommendation letters and to authorize the school to send out college transcripts and application information. There is a questionnaire part for both the parents and the students and a Transcript Release Form. Please fill out and return to your student’s school counselor as soon as possible, even anytime over the summer.

 

Download the Senior Packet here: 

Senior Packet 20222023.docx

 

Join the PTSA

If you haven’t already, please join the LHS PTSA!  Your membership enables the PTSA to enrich the students experience at Langley through the support of continuing faculty education and student/parent programs, in addition to the purchase of classroom supplies, lab equipment and updated technology to just names few.  Go to https://www.ptsalangley.org/support-us.

SAT School Day Testing

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is having a SAT School Day for seniors on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. Enrollment is free.  For more information go to SAT School Day Testing Notification .  

Students with disabilities and English learners may be eligible for testing accommodations and/or supports for the SAT School Day; however, the College Board requires schools to submit formal requests in advance.

Donations Wanted

Donate to the Senior Class, via the Class Donation icon on MySchoolBucks, to help us meet our fundraising goals. These funds are used for Treat Days, to offset Senior Year expenses and ANGP. Due to Covid restrictions, our class has not met its fundraising goals.

Send In Your Class of 2023 Photos!

We continue to collect Class of 2023 photos to be used for our Senior Video during graduation. Due to school being online for most of this year for most students, we will not have many opportunities to take photos. When you see an opportunity, please remember to snap a pic!

 

We need your help to ensure all students and all aspects of life at Langley are represented (sports, performing arts, social, academic, etc.). Group shots of Class of 2023 students engaging in Langley activities are preferred. Be creative … remember, these photos will be your student’s Langley memories! Please identify the students in the pictures when submitting. Ali Simanson is collecting the photos. Please use the following link to submit photos for Class of 2023 (submit at original size, not reduced): lhs2023photos@gmail.com

 

We are looking forward to working together with our faculty, parents and students for a wonderful junior year!

Wellness Links

 
As college applications loom, families often experience the need to increase their wellness focus. Langley and FCPS provide a number of resources that can help.

Resource Links: 

Langley Wellness Site: https://langleyhs.fcps.edu/resources/mental-wellness

 

Langley Wellness Room: Coping strategies and self-care techniques developed by the clinical team. https://sites.google.com/d/1FdSThj4J-T2Ma9zi9m3N7AhMw63BEWgw/p/1GWQk2-wovNcc0ZQ4sIBOy_9E5ajW9qKU/edit

 

How to talk with your child on managing stress, healthy coping, community and emergency mental health resources: Mental Health & Community Resources 

 

Healthy Minds Blog: Healthy Minds Blog

 

Online training simulations to help you learn and recognize signs of distress, manage conversations, and connect your student/family to support services. For more information, click the following link: Kognito

Langley eNews

 

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Facebook Page, Twitter and Class Email List Signup

Join our closed Facebook parent group, follow us on Twitter, and sign up for class emails  to receive updates about class meetings and events. 

Facebook: Langley Class of 2023 Parents

Twitter: @LHS2023parent

Class Email List: Click here to register

Class Parents

Lead Class Parent – Connie Colabatistto, conniecola@msn.com
Treasurer – Mary Lee, mycholee@yahoo.com

Communications – Suzanne Davenport, suzanneldavenport@gmail.com
Forums – Lauren Carbaugh, 5carbs@verizon.net 
Dinners – Chelsea Lake, cs.lake@yahoo.com

Volunteers – Andrea Stygar, Andrea_Stygar@yahoo.com

Senior Slideshow – Yon Chung, yonster12345@yahoo.com

ANGP Liason – Mary Lee, mycholee@yahoo.com
Prom - Kirsten Thompson & Shannon Durrant,

kirjubal@gmail.com; shannondurrant@gmail.com

Class Administrator

Assistant Principal Rich Deivert

RGDeivert@fcps.edu

Class Sponsors

Christina Banker

cebanker@fcps.edu

Lauren Weis

lnweis@fcps.edu

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