Past Highlights

  • International Night 2017
  • Our London Towne community enjoyed experiencing the food, dress, dance and customs from various cultures throughout the world. International night is one of London Townes most cherished traditions.
  • 5th & 6th Engineering Seminar
  • Fifth and sixth graders competed to create the tallest standing structure that would hold the weight of a marshmallow. Students organized into groups of six and were given a limited number of supplies to create their weight holding structures.
  • May/2017
    Student Choice Art Show
    On May-24-2017 London Towne students, family and friends partook in the Student Choice Art Show. This exhibition is one of London Towne's feature art show presentations. Students in grades K-6 participated in this competition during Art Classes. All students completed the same or similar projects and were given the opportunity to vote on the four best pieces of art to represent their class. All London Towne students were encouraged to come.
  • May/2017
    5th & 6th grade choruses and S.I.N.G.
    The 5th & 6th grade choruses and S.I.N.G performed a wonderful concert on Wednesday, May 3rd at Stone Middle School and London Towne Elementary School. This year's concert theme was Diversity and the music reflected that theme. Students sang songs about love and acceptance of each other and celebrated our diversity. Great job chorus and S.I.N.G!
  • May 15-19 / 2017
    Administration Appreciation Week
    Take time to thank our Administrators this week. Ms. Moore, Mr. Cook and Ms. Padmore all work hard to make important decisions and lead our school so that we can be as successful as possible. Let them know that you appreciate their efforts.
  • April /2017
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Adisa (Adi) Getaneh as the artist of the month. Adi is a student from Ms. Anderson's 3rd grade class. Her work will be on display for the month of April at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Adi!
  • April 24-28 2017
    Secretary Appreciation Week.
    Hip Hip Hooray to our London Towne Secretaries! Without these dedicated staff-members our school would simply not function. Thank you, your organization and know how is truly appreciated! (From left to right: Carolyn,Tracy,Amee, Maria M, and Lisa. Not shown is Mary and Maria B).
  • 100 Days Celebration
    Location = London Towne Blacktop. Kindergarteners celebrated their 100th day at school with a helicopter photo of a human 100. A big thanks to Mr. Wall for the grand bird eye views, WOW!
  • March/2017
    Boosterthon Pep Rallies
    London Towne students have been participating in daily pep rallies to prepare for their pledge collecting and Fun Run.
  • February /2017
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Shalynn Porter as the artist of the month. Shalynn is a student from Ms. Machen's 5th grade class. Her work will be on display for the month of February at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Shalynn!
  • Feb 21-24 2017Positive Words Week
    Tuesday Feb 21:
    wear super hero clothing or colors
    Wednesday Feb 22:
    wear school appropriate pj's
    Thursday Feb 23:
    6th-red 5th-orange 4th-yellow 3rd-green
    2nd-blue 1st-purple K-rainbow
    Friday Feb 24:
    wear stand up to bullying shirt or pink shirt
  • Ms. Padmore
    Our new London Towne principal.
    London Towne's new principal Ms. Padmore is looking forward to a fantastic school year. (Above, Ms. Padmore reads aloud to London Towne students.)
  • November/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Meghan Meehan as the artist of the month. Meghan is a student from Mrs. Kawchak's 1st grade class. Her work will be on display for the month of November at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Meghan!
  • Centreville Regional Library Art Show
    -The Month of November-
    Select fourth grade students from London Towne Elementary will have their artwork on exhibition display at the Centreville Regional Library (near the Giant) for the whole month of November. Stop by to check it out.

    Library address:
    14200 St Germain Dr,
    Centreville, VA 20121
  • International Night
    2016/2017 LTES International Night was a huge success. London Towne students and families showed off our heritage and enjoyed fabulous food, costume and presentations.
  • Open House Letter
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    London Towne Elementary School's beginning of the year information for 2016/2017.
    (See PDF link below)

    Open House Letter 2016/2017

  • School Times
    London Towne's instructional day will begin at 8:20am and dismiss at 3:05pm.
  • June/17/2016
    Indoor Field Day
    London Towne students made the best of a rainy situation. Due to field conditions and the ongoing threat of rain, Field day was moved indoors.
  • May/2016
    Student Choice Art Show
    London Towne students proudly showed off their winning creations to the Centreville community on May 25th 2016. Well done artists!!!
  • May/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne ES is proud to recognize Aaron as the Artist of the Month for May. Aaron's work will be displayed at the local Starbucks for this month as well as be featured on the WLTS news broadcast at London Towne. Congrats, Aaron!
  • Saturday April 9th 8:00AM
    4th Annual Steam Conference
    The 2016 London Towne STEAM Conference was a big success! Over 180 students and 80 parents signed up to attend 15 hands-on workshops ranging from learning about how helicopters work and lifting fingerprints to giving a dog a check-up.
    Students enjoyed erupting volcanoes, creating Oobleck and exploring chromatography using chemistry. There were also workshops on budgeting, oceans, first aid, interior design, home remodeling, architecture, water systems, and printmaking.
    Parents attended workshops on technology and creativity and were able to join their child for a workshop as well. We believe that these experiences will inspire our London Towne Lions to pursue further STEAM learning in the future!.
  • 3/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne ES is proud to recognize Steven as the Artist of the Month for March. Steven's work will be displayed at the local Starbucks for this month as well as be featured on the WLTS news broadcast at London Towne. Congrats, Steven!
  • 2/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne ES is proud to recognize Mary as the Artist of the Month for February. Mary's work will be displayed at the local Starbucks for this month as well as be featured on the WLTS news broadcast at London Towne. Congrats, Mary!
  • 1/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne ES is proud to recognize Kloey as the Artist of the Month for January. Kloey's work will be displayed at the local Starbucks for this month as well as be featured on the WLTS news broadcast at London Towne. Congrats, Kloey!
  • 12/2015
    Gingerbread House Fun
    On Tuesday, December 15th, Mr. McHenry and Mrs. Csicsmann hosted 17 of the families from their class for a night of community building and holiday fun! Students and their families were invited to come to school at night to build gingerbread houses, enjoy holiday music, have snacks by a computer generated fire and to share a Gingerbread House story. Thank you to all of the families who joined us, we had a great time!
  • London Towne Artists go to the State Capitol
    This is an extraordinary honor. Several students were selected to showcase their artwork at the Richmond Capitol General Assembly. Their art will be on display from January 14th through February 28th. Students who were selected are invited to a special reception in Richmond, VA where they will meet Delegate, David Bulova, receive a tour of Virginia’s Capitol, and participate in a mock debate in the chamber of the House of Delegates. We are so excited about this unique opportunity and very proud of our London Towne Artists!
  • Music with a Message
    The strenght of London Towne's community and moral outlook was on fine display at the recent Chorus and Glee Concert. Mrs. Blaine, a veteran teacher at London Towne captured the performances well. "Seeing our talented students singing songs of respect, tolerance, and joy is a wonderful reminder of the potential our students have to make this world a better place. Kudos to our music teachers, the LT chorus, and Glee Club singers for a fabulous program."
  • Custodian Appreciation
    Our London Towne custodians are amazing. Daily, they model high standards of excellence in work, attitude, and teamwork for our students and the rest of the staff. Our school could not function without everything that you do.

    THANK YOU!

  • 12/18/2013
    Winter Strings Concert
    The London Towne String Program, led by Mr. Taylor and Mrs. Solis, held their winter concert on December 18th. The evening was a huge success with fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students playing several pieces for the audience. There was also a time for family and friends to try out the instruments themselves. These students' hard work and preparation for this concert shined through in their performances. Click on a pictures and scroll through to see even more.
  • 12/1/2013
    Reflections: A Huge Success
    The PTA Reflections program at London Towne had great turn out with 93 students electing to participate through visual arts, photography, literature, film production, musical composition, or dance choreography.This year's theme was Believe, Dream, Inspire.

    Our Visual Arts winners:
    6th Grade - Julian Djangkuak

    3rd-5th Grade - Janelle Roy

    Kindergarten-2nd Grade - Collin Richardson


    Congratulations to ALL who participated. Your hard work and efforts shined and made this year's reflection program a huge success.
  • 10/28/2013
    International Night
    The London Towne staff, parents, and students celebrated the multicultural community that make up our Pride! There was music, dancing, cultural displays, and an opportunities to sample foods from around the world. Click the photo above to see more.
  • 5/12/2013
    London Towne Food Drive

    The London Towne SCA, Chorus & Glee Club sponsored a school-wide food drive during the month of April. Students collected over 2,000 lbs of food that was then donated to WFCM.

  • 4/1/2013
    Health and Wellness at London Towne
    Did you know that London Towne was a recipient of the Golden Wellness Award?
    The mission of Food and Nutrition Services is to operate a world-class child nutrition program; to provide a variety of healthy food choices to ensure students' readiness to learn; to educate stakeholders in an ever-changing global society regarding proper nutrition necessary for a healthy lifestyle and wellness; to provide meals to community programs; and to operate within established government regulations.
    London Towne is proud to be a part of this program as we strive to maximize our students' potential. There is a lot we can all do to support student wellness. Check out the FCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services' website or the FCPS wellness brochure for more information.
  • 10/8/2012
    Custodian Appreciaton Week

    Did you know that the six London Towne Custodians...
    - vacuum, mop, dust, and empty trash out of 100+ classrooms every day?
    - clean all bathrooms, hallways, offices, the library, and the cafeteria daily (and often more)?
    - are responsible for ground work, including mowing the lawn, weeding and trimming, and snow and ice removal from all walk areas?
    - set up and take down for school functions and meetings?
    - provide maintenance and minor repairs around the school and for all teacher requests?
    - are the first to come (6:30am or earlier) and the last to leave (10:00pm or later)?

  • 7/16/2012
    Welcome To London Towne!
    It is our pleasure to introduce our school through the face of a beautiful, new website. The images and information provide an exciting glimpse of our wonderful learning environment. London Towne Elementary School is a place where people teach and learn with gusto and a generosity of spirit every day. We are staffed with the best and the brightest who are genuinely dedicated to a three-fold vision: Continuous learning – that a great school exists to promote the learning of all of its inhabitants, continuous improvement- that a great school builds upon yearly growth by continuing to provide highprogress education for all students, and a caring, safe community- that a great school is a place where children have daily opportunities to experience discovery, companionship, joy and achievement! Again, we welcome you to our Towne…a wonderful place to learn and grow!

Past Highlights

  • Library Art Show
  • The Centreville Regional Library is hosting a London Towne Elementary Colonial Food Still Life art exhibition. Students in fourth grade created pastel still life artworks of food commonly consumed during colonial times. The show will be up during the month of November 2017.
  • SCA president vote October 2017
  • Students developed leadership plans and campaign posters in order to run for SCA president.
  • New Walkers Sidewalk Extension
  • Construction crews recently finished adding a sidewalk extension to our walker pathway. It’s great to have a little extra space and to now walk mud free on those rainy days.
  • Walkers Paws Path
  • SAFETY FIRST! Walkers are strongly encouraged to use the Paws Path indicated by the yellow Leo paw prints. The staff and community should also keep in mind that vehicles should not be parked over the path line (indicated by the cones).
  • Message From the Principal
    Click the PDF Newsletter link below for a 1718 beginning of year message to parents:

    Beginning of Year Message to Parents

  • June/2017
    Field Day
    On June-16-2017 London Towne students participated in their outdoor field day. Despite a brief early morning rain, field conditions were good. The overcast weather nullified the suns powerful rays and the temperature was warm but tolerable. Field Day is our end of year PE celebration. We celebrate some of our favorite games and activities!
  • May/2017
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Brian Diaz-Martinez as the artist of the month. Brian is a student from Sra. Miranda's 4th grade class. His work will be on display for the month of May at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Brian!
  • May/2017
    Bike To School Day
    May 10th was bike to school day. Students enjoyed rolling to school and special parking privileges on the basketball court. It turned out to be a beautiful day for it too.
  • April/2017
    STEAM Conference
    3rd-5th grade students participated in 14 hands-on workshops at London Towne's 5th annual STEAM Conference on Saturday, April 1st. Students were able to interact with a pediatricians, engineers, EMTs, police officers, marketing executives, veterinarians, and an architect. Workshops ranged from learning how to lift fingerprints from a crime scene, to creating a submarine, to exploring the aerodynamics of a helicopter. Students were very engaged and learned a lot about different STEAM fields.
  • Meet Ms. Moore
    LTES Assistant principal.
    Ms. Moore (first on the right) is the newest member of our administration team. Please welcome Ms. Moore to our London Towne community.
  • March /2017
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Jailene Rosario as the artist of the month. Jailene is a student from Mr. Priester's 5th grade class. Her work will be on display for the month of March at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Jailene!
  • February 20 - 24 2017
    Custodian Appreciation Week
    (from left) Sharon, Ana, Cecilia, Trinh, Phuong, Sa-rae

    Take a moment to think about all the ways our custodians help to make our learning environment clean and safe. Our custodians are a big part of our schools community. They keep things in order so that we can learn. Many thanks to our London Towne custodians!
  • January /2017
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Franco Campos as the artist of the month. Franco is a student from Ms. Allworth's 2nd grade class. HIs work will be on display for the month of January at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Franco!
  • December/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Aliza Murray as the artist of the month. Aliza is a student from Ms. Doshier's 4th grade class. Her work will be on display for the month of December at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Aliza!
  • Chorus Showcase 1st & 2nd Grade
    Students in 1st and 2nd grade performed in their annual showcase on Wednesday, November 16th. They sang a variety of songs that they learned in music class while dancing and playing instruments. The showcase was a great way to show off our talented 1st and 2nd grade singers! Great job!
  • October/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne Elementary School is proud to announce Lorenzo as the artist of the month. Lorenzo is a student from Ms Curry's sixth grade class. His work will be on display for the month of October at the Starbucks on Saint Germain Drive in Centreville. Great job Lorenzo!
  • June/July 2016
    Our New Principal Ms. Padmore
    Ms. Padmore (second from left) is looking forward to the 2016/2017 school year as London Towne's new principal.

    Welcome!

  • June/8/2016
    Pyramid Art Show
    Outstanding London Towne artists showed off their creations at Westfield High School for the annual Westfield Pyramid Art Show.
  • May/2016
    Chorus Concert
    The 5th and 6th Grade Choruses and Glee Club performed a successful concert on Wednesday, May 11th at Stone Middle School! Congratulations to all the London Towne singers on a great concert!
  • May/2016
    Bike to school day
    Our first Ride Your Bike to School Day was terrific! We look forward to many more!!
  • April/2016
    Artist of the Month
    London Towne ES is proud to recognize Tomai as the Artist of the Month for April. Tomai's work will be displayed at the local Starbucks for this month. It will also be featured on the WLTS news broadcast. Congrats, Tomai!
  • 2/2016
    National Anthem
    On Februrary 17th members of the 5th and 6th grade chorus performed at the Fairfax County School Board Meeting at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church! They sang our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner to start the meeting. The students did a great job honoring our country and representing all the talent London Towne has to offer. Way to go, singers! You guys rock!
  • 02/2016
    LTES 4th Grade Students' Art Showcased at Centreville Library
    Fourth graders at London Towne Elementary School learned about foods from colonial history in their art classes. Students chose a meat, fruit and vegetable that people in the colonial times ate. In creation of their still life art, students learned some new art terms and techniques such as still life, overlapping and blending. Student artwork was displayed in January. .
  • 1/2016
    Band Concert
    The London Towne Band performed their winter “Informance” on Tuesday, January 12th. Under the direction of Mr. Lovecchio, the 5th and 6th grade members of the band performed some holiday favorites, such as “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Up on the Housetop”. The audience was also treated to a sneak peek of some of songs they’ve begun working on for the Spring Concert in June.
  • 1/2016
    Strings Concert
    The London Towne Orchestra students presented their Evening of Sharing to a packed gym on Thursday, January 14th. 150 performers demonstrated the skills they have learned on their instruments so far this year. The pieces they performed included some jazz numbers, familiar folk songs and Principal Ryberg's favorite, Over the Rainbow. The fun evening ended with the strings students teaching an adult from the audience how to play the D Major scale.
  • 11/2015
    LT Cares
    When the kindergarten children in Mrs. Harrison's class heard that there were children in the area who didn't have homes, they wanted to do something to help. They didn't want any child to feel that no one cares about them. They decided to raise money by selling delicious treats during the school's Thanksgiving celebration. The money went to purchase 34 pairs of pajamas for the "Million Good Nights" program, which goes to help homeless kids right in our area. Scholastic Books also stepped in to donate a book for each pair of pajamas. Go, Kid Power!
  • Former LT Student Gives Back
    Carolina Sosa, a former London Towne student, is now a Junior at Westfield High School and is giving back to her community. She received grant money to establish an after school program aimed at encouraging students to consider options and make positive choices both academically and socially. She chose London Towne as the location for her Scholar Society club because she wanted to give back to the community where she lives and the school that set her early educational groundwork.
    She has 21 - 6th grade students in the club and they have very much enjoyed their Wednesday afternoon activities, such as career exploration and a sports clinic. She designed and purchased T-shirts for them and is even planning a field trip to a local college in the spring.
    Carolina recently spoke to middle and high school teachers about her experiences as a young scholar, here at London Towne, and how those formative experiences helped her progress successfully through the various levels of academic rigor.
  • School Closing Information
    With cold and snowy weather seeming just around the corner, make sure you are as informed as you can be about school closings and delays. There are many things you can do:
    - Go to to Fairfax County Emergency Announcment page. This page will post the most recent announcements as well as provide you with information regarding closings, delays, and the decision making process.
    - Sign up forKeep In Touch(KIT). This program will send you an email and/or text message whenever FCPS makes an announement regarding school closings, delays, and much more.
    - Connect through Facebook or Twitter - Fairfax County will keep their Facebook page and Twitter account up-to-date with the most recent closing and delay information.
  • 12/1/2013
    Red Apple Wellness Award


    London Towne, along with a few other select schools in the county were congratulated for winning the Red Apple Wellness Award. This award represents all the work we do here to support and encourage health and fitness. Thank you Mr. Clemente and Mr. Niel for submitting our work and for representing London Towne with Ms. Ryberg before the school board and FCPS Superintendents.
  • 5/23/2013
    Administration Appreciation Week

    A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. —John Maxwell

    A leader is one who knows the way. Through their leadership our administration has demonstrated time and time again their vision of a community where learning is key. Their understanding of London Towne’s needs has paved the way for student and teacher success.

    A leader is one who goes the way. Never asking more than they are willing to do themselves, our administration is adaptable and flexible in helping us transform our students into dynamic and innovative learners.

    A leader is one who shows the way. Through modeling the London Towne expectations, our administrators ensure a respectful and safe climate among staff, students, and parents.

    Thank you to our wonderful administrators for all you do to support the London Towne community.

  • 10/28/2013
    Reflections - Believe, Dream, Inspire
    Reflections is a National PTA program. This year's theme is "Believe, Dream, Inspire". Students have the opportunity to create visual art, photography, music composition, video, dance, and literature based on the chosen theme. Artwork must be submitted with the entry form by October 24th. All completed submissions will be displayed in the London Towne Reflections Show. Selected pieces will be highlighted.
    The two pieces above were highlighted in last year's Reflections program, "The Magic of a Moment"
  • 11/2/2012
    Meet the New Progress Report
    FCPS is introducing a new elementary progress report that is based on curriculum standards.

    The new progress report will:
    - Provide parents with comprehensive information about how their child is learning.
    - Align with the Program of Studies (POS) curriculum students are learning.
    - Provide teachers with resources to communicate a more exact and consistent assessment.
    - Provide parents with comprehensive information about how their child is learning.
    - Incorporate research-based best practices in student grading and reporting.
    - Report Life, Work, and Citizenship skills separately from academic achievement.

    We encourage you to view the Narrated PowerPoint from Fairfax county that explains the Standards-Based Grading and Reporting in detail.
    You can also visit the FCPS Elementary Progress Report Webpage for many more resoureces.

    Frequently Asked Questions
  • 10/18/2012
    The Boosterthon is Here!
    London Towne Elementary School 2012-13 Boosterthon Fundraiser will be raising funds for new computers, field trips, family nights, after school programs, and much more! The Boosterthon Fun Run program is a healthy alternative to traditional product sales. The nine-day Boosterthon Program also promotes three specific values during the fun-filled experience: Fitness, Leadership, and Character.
  • 9/17/2012
    Reflections - The Magic of a Moment
    Reflections is a National PTA program. This year's theme is "The Magic of a Moment". Students have the opportunity to create visual art, photography, music composition, video, dance, and literature based on the chosen theme. Artwork must be submitted with the entry form by October 26th. All completed submissions will be displayed in the London Towne Reflections Show. Selected pieces will be highlighted.
    The piece shown above was highlighted in last year's Reflections program, "Diversity Means..."
    Reflections at a Glance
    Reflections Student Entry Form
  • 7/16/2012
    The Garden Is Growing!
    Support from our PTA allowed us to complete upgrades on our courtyard this past spring. Our primary grades planted a vegetable garden, sunflowers (that are thriving!), and herbs. All plant life survived the recent heat wave and everything is growing strong!
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