Friday, January 18, 2013
Funds will help buy supplies for STEM subjects.
Hutchison Elementary School's business partner, Time Warner Cable, was able to donate $70,000 in proceeds to the school after the company's Time Warner Cable Charity Golf Classic. The funds will help purchase supplies and equipment for the school's science, technology, engineering and math initiatives. Time Warner has served as Hutchison's business partner for three years, and has donated a total of $102,000 to the school in that time. About 70 percent of the students at Hutchison Elementary School are eligible for free and reduced-price meals. In addition to providing funding for the school, Time Warner has also participated in many activities at the school. Some of those activities have included the company's Connect a Million Minds …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
More than 100 Hutchison Elementary students got to learn about Fairfax County's 911 service and Office of Emergency Management.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
A group of about 100 Hutchison Elementary School students had the opportunity to learn about emergency services in Fairfax County this summer. In late July and early August the students were able to tour the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center with staff from the Fairfax County Department of Public Safety Communications and the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management. The students, who ranged from age 6 to 11, got to see an overview of important public safety functions of the department of public safety communications and the Office of Emergency Management, along with their tour of the facility. Time Warner Cable coordinated the tour for the students. The company sponsors a mentoring program at Hutchison …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Students at Hutchison Elementary's summer school program celebrated the Olympics this week.
During the last week of summer school at Hutchison Elementary School students celebrated the Olympics with games of their very own. On Wednesday, students played volleyball and other games, chose and researched their countries, created Olympics trading cards and pins and ended it all with a Help the Homeless Walk with Reston Interfaith. Ali Robbins, special events manager for Reston Interfaith, talked to the students about how they can help those who are homeless after the closing ceremonies. Because of a thunderstorm students did their Help the Homeless Walk inside the school. Georgette Nuss, an educator at Hutchison, said organizers thought it was a good opportunity to make the connection between homelessness and the Olympics and how …