- Instruction on band instruments is provided for interested students in grades 5 and 6. Classes meet once a week for a 45 minute period during the school day with itinerant instrumental music teachers. Classes are offered for both beginning and experienced band students. Advanced band students also have the opportunity to perform in the district solo/ensemble festival and participate in Area Band.
- As part of the Elective Program, fifth and sixth-grade students have the opportunity to participate in the Flint Hill Chorus with both our full-time and part-time music teachers. Students meet during school hours on Monday afternoons and rehearse for the Winter and Spring concerts. Chorus students also have the opportunity to audition and perform with the Madison Pyramid Singers. Eight sixth grade students are selected to represent our school by participating in the All-County Chorus program annually.
- Contact Melissa Grant (email@example.com) or Jennifer Ferenz (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions you may have.
Orff Percussion Ensemble Program
- The Orff Percussion Ensemble is named for Carl Orff, a German musician, educator, and composer. Membership in this group is offered to students in grades 4-6. Carl Orff's approach to music education integrates singing, playing instruments, moving, and improvising, while working towards music literacy and sharing opportunities.
PTA Sponsored Activities
Throughout the school year our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) provides families the opportunity to enroll students in a variety of after school programs. Previous years activities have included:
- Foreign Language Experience (FLEX) Program
- Drama Class
- Odyssey of the Mind
- Basketball "Hoops" Program
- Mad Science
- Girls on the Run
- GRACE Art
- Safety Patrols play a vital role in daily life at Flint Hill by helping students arrive safely in the morning and depart safely each afternoon. Over fifty 5th and 6th grade students are selected by our Patrol Sponsors. Patrols are assigned to positions within and outside of the school building and on school buses. They also assist kindergartners to and from class each day, raise and lower the flags, and make the afternoon bus announcements.
School Age Child Care (SACC)
- School Age Child Care (SACC) is a Fairfax County Office for Children program located in FCPS elementary schools for Kindergarten through 6th-grade children whose parents are working, attending school, or disabled. The SACC program is designed to develop independent thinking, creative expression, and cooperative relationships among children. SACC offers these programs at Flint Hill: Before School (7:15 a.m. until school begins), and After School (end of school day until 6:15 p.m.).
- Visit the SACC Program site for more information.
- All 4th, 5th and 6th graders are invited to learn to play a string instrument at Flint Hill. Students are given information about the four instruments, violin, viola, cello and bass, in June and may select one instrument for the upcoming school year. This presentation will include rising 4th graders and current 4th graders. Beginners will learn proper instrument position and note reading, and how to produce a good sound. Advanced 5th and 6th graders will perform string orchestra music from a variety of styles and time periods. These advanced students also have the opportunity to join Fairfax Area Orchestra and participate in Solo and Ensemble Festival.
- Visit the FCPS Fine Arts Music site for more information.
- Contact Kara Thibodeau (email@example.com) with any questions you may have.
Student Council Association (SCA)
- The Flint Hill Student Council Association (FHES SCA) serves the Flint Hill school community by conducting various service drives and promotes school spirit through special projects. The Flint Hill SCA consists of a variety of leadership teams. Any sixth-grade student who wants to join a leadership team is welcome.
- Contact Amy Williams (AYWilliams1@fcps.edu) with any questions you may have.