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5th Grade Battle of the Books

My School Bucks

There will be a new option for paying for school related expenses such as field trips, recorders, etc. in the new year. Beginning Thursday, January 18, online payments for student fees and school store items (i.e,, 6th grade portfolios, lost book fees, field trips, music rentals, recorders, etc.) will be available through the MySchoolBucks School Store. Go to

PickUp Patrol:

PickUp Patrol is a cloud-based application that eliminates the need for notes and phone calls and streamlines the entire after-school dismissal process. Parents can use PickUp Patrol from their smartphone or computer. All changes to dismissal proceduresneed to be made by 12:30 PM.

Click here to download the app for your Android.

Click here to download the app for your iOS.

(Click on the image to go to the PickUp Patrol website)

News You Choose

This tool is a subscription-based email system called News You Choose. Anyone can subscribe to News You Choose.  As a subscriber, you can select which schools you want to receive information from and how often – as it happens, once a day, or once a week. Subscribe Here

Registration instructions for new students:

Please go to to determine which school your child will attend based on your address.  Registration requirements can be found at .  The forms required for registration may be filled out online at    This form bundle allows you to enter data once and to have it appear in multiple locations. The forms must be printed (one-sided, please, because the fronts and backs will not match up) and brought to school along with your supporting documentation. If you have more than one student, you can use the RESET button to clear out ALL student related information while keeping all of the parent data. The RESET button operates on ALL pages at once!  If you do not have access to a printer, pen and paper forms are available in the school office.  To schedule an appointment to register your child, or if you have any questions about the registration process, please contact our registrar at 703-322-8504 or 

SIS Parent Accounts

Union Mill ES is providing SIS Parent Accounts to each parent of a student at our school. This will enable access to view your student’s attendance, report card grades, and additional information, establishing another form of communication between home and school.

Support Video:

If you need additional assistance please contact the school during normal school hours.t!

Fairfax County Public Schools App

FCPS has released a mobile app for you to use. Please take the time to download the app to your mobile device. Be sure to look for the official FCPS Mobile app - it's free! Check it out here: FCPS App (Apple) or FCPS App (Android)


Union Mill is the proud recipient of the Golden Apple Wellness Award for the 3rd year in a row. Please click here to go to the Office of Food and Nutrition Services home page for more information.