TJHSST Virtual Back to School Night 2020-2021

September 16, 2020
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Welcome Parents and Families to the TJHSST Virtual Back to School Night!

We're looking forward to welcoming you on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 for our Back to School Night.  There are many video links below to peruse before the synchronous sessions with teachers and staff on Wednesday evening. More information will be added to this page as we get closer to the event so please check back often!


School Board Welcome Videos

Ricardy Anderson | Video Link 

Karen Keys-Gamarra | Video Link 

Stella Pekarsky | Video Link 

Megan McLaughlin | Video Link 

Laura Jane Cohen | Video Link

Melanie MerenVideo Link 

Karen Corbett Sanders | Video Link

Abrar Omeish | Video Link 

Tamara Derenak Kaufax | Video Link

Rachna Sizemore HeizerVideo Link  

Karl Frisch | Video Link 

Elaine Tholen | Video Link 

Administration Team jumping in air

TJHSST Administration Welcome Videos


Dr. Ann Bonitatibus, Principal | Principal's Welcome Video Link

Volita Russell, Assistant Principal, Class of 2024 | Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Video Link

Laura Fonseca, Assistant Principal, Class of 2023 | Attendance Policy Video Link

Cynthia Hawkins, Assistant Principal, Class of 2022 | Grading and Reporting Video Link

Shawn Frank, Assistant Principal, Class of 2021 | Social Emotional Learning Video Link

Leo Resquin, Manager, TJHSST Technology Systems | Digital Citizenship and NETiquette Video Link

Brandon Kosatka, TJHSST Director of Student Services | Student Services and Supports Video Link  


Student Bell Schedule to follow on September 16, 2020

Student schedules with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra (BBCU) Guest Links to join the live sessions with teachers and staff were sent to the enrolling parent of each student to the email address we have in the student record on Monday, September 14, 2020.  Enrolling parents are asked to share this information with other parents/guardians who wish to attend and participate in the Back to School Night for their student. 

TJHSST Back to School Night

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Welcome | Video links above

5:30 p.m.

5:35 p.m.

1st period

5:40 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

2nd period

6:05 p.m.

6:25 p.m.

3rd period

6:30 p.m.

6:50 p.m.

4th period

6:55 p.m.

7:15 p.m.

5th period

7:20 p.m.

7:40 p.m.

6th period

7:45 p.m.

8:05 p.m.

7th period

8:10 p.m.

8:30 p.m.

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Other Information and Helpful Resources

Student Services and Supports Contact Information

Student Activities and Athletics 


TJHSST Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) | PTSA Back to School Check List

September 16, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. the PTSA will be live to answer questions at this Zoom link.  *


Student Government Association (SGA) | SGA Students' Welcome Back Video Link


*This opportunity utilizes Zoom, an online technology video and web conferencing tool that has not been approved for use in FCPS by the FCPS Department of Information Technology. Numerous outside organizations are utilizing Zoom to provide services and resources to students and families. Students should gain permission from their parent or guardian before engaging in any non-FCPS enrichment opportunity and families should review and agree to the Terms of Service and User Agreements for Zoom before participating.

This announcement contains links to one or more web pages that are outside the FCPS network.  Neither FCPS nor TJHSST controls the content or relevancy of these outside pages.