Updated Elko MS SOL Testing Schedule, Spring 2018

May 21, 2018

Elko families,

Below is the updated SOL schedule, with testing resuming tomorrow. Students will have an opportunity to review the day before the scheduled SOL.


Elko MS SOL Testing Schedule, Spring 2018

May 7, 2018

Get ready for SOL testing at Elko Middle!

8th Grade Dance Meeting for Parents, 5/7

May 6, 2018

Elko staff will be holding a meeting for parents regarding the 8th grade dance tomorrow afternoon at 3:30pm in the Library. Please come with any questions you might have!

Elko Spirit Night @ sweetFrog Laburnum, 5/3

April 26, 2018

Communities in Schools will be hosting a Spirit Night at the sweetFrog across from White Oak on Thursday, May 3rd, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Come join us for fellowship and a tasty treat!

Sunday Weekly Message, 4/22

April 22, 2018

Good Evening Elko Parents,

This is Dominique Friend, Principal, with the Sunday weekly message. Can you believe we are in the last quarter of the school year? As we approach the end of the school year and as the weather starts to get warmer please review the dress code policy.

In order for our staff and students to be prepared in the event of an emergency we frequently practice various drills throughout the school year. On our school website, under resources, you will find the Crisis Preparedness manual. Parents, please take a moment to review the manual and learn how you can support in the event of an emergency. http://henricoschools.us/pdf/HealthSafety/CrisisPreparedness.pdf

Permission slips for students to attend the end of the year 8th grade trip to Busch Gardens will be sent home tomorrow along with a flyer of the end of the year events.

For our athletic events this week:

April 23rd

  • Boys Tennis vs. Quioccasin at Quioccasin MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Track meet vs. Wilder at Wilder MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Baseball vs. Wilder at Elko MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Softball vs. Wilder at Elko MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Soccer vs. Wilder at Elko MS, 4:30 p.m.

April 25th

  • Boys Tennis vs. Stonewall at Stonewall, 4:30 p.m.
  • Track meet vs. Fairfield at Elko MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Baseball vs. Fairfield at Fairfield MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Softball vs. Fairfield at Fairfield MS, 4:30 p.m.
  • Soccer vs. Fairfield at Fairfield MS, 4:30 p.m

April 26 – May 10 – Scholastic Book Fair. You may visit the Elko library to make purchases between the hours of 8:05 a.m. -8:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Yearbooks are selling fast and there are less than 15 yearbooks available for presale. Yearbooks can be purchased online or from Mr. Fronczek in Room 2809. The cost of yearbooks is $25.

If you have a rising 6th grade student coming to Elko next year, please remember that the TDAP shot is required prior to the first day of school.

Thank you for listening and enjoy the rest of your evening.

Dates to Remember

April 30 – May 3 – Tryouts for students interested in cheering for Elko for the 2018-19 school year. Please see Ms. Fells for a tryout packet. They are due no later than April 27th.

Academic Resources

No Red Ink: Grammar and writing (on student’s Clever account)

Imagine Math: Math skills 6th – 8th (on student’s Clever account)

Virtual Nerd: Math 6th – 8th, Algebra I, and Geometry

Edgenuity: Math, English, Science, and Social Studies

Khan Academy: Math 6th-8th, Algebra I, and Geometry



Monthly Fire Drill, 4/19

April 19, 2018

Good Morning Elko Parents,

Today we conducted our monthly fire drill.  We are proud to share how well your student followed expectations during the drill.  Parents please share with your student job well done!  Students were quiet before, during and after the fire drill.  Our main goal is to ensure the safety of our students and staff and we will continue to practice our monthly drills.  Parents encourage your student to continue follow expectations as we practice our safety procedures.

Have a great day!

Dominique Friend, Principal

Digital Citizenship @ Elko Middle

March 6, 2018

It is important that our Elko Eagles recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world. They should always act and model safe, legal and ethical behavior. During Advisory students will learn about an aspect of Digital Citizenship. The resources below from Common Sense Media will help families continue these conversations at home. By working together, we can ensure our Elko Eagles are upstanding digital citizens.

Digital Citizenship Topics & Resources for Families
September: HCPS Code of Conduct & Acceptable Use Policy
October: Digital Footprint
November: Digital Life
January: Creative Credit & Copyright
March: Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding

Additional Resources for Families & Students
Common Sense Media for Parents
Digital Citizenship Games & Interactives for Students

Spring Pictures, 2/27

February 26, 2018

Spring Pictures at Elko Middle School will be taken on Tuesday, February 27th. You can complete your order by filling out the attached form, or going online to http://www.strawbridge.net/ and entering in our online code: 109552. Dress to impress!


Video: No One Eats Alone

February 19, 2018

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The second annual No One Eats Alone Day.

Course Selection, 2/5 through 2/16

February 4, 2018

Course selection for the 2018-2019 school year begins February 5th, 2018 and runs through February 16th, 2018. Learn more about the process by going to Course Selection on the Elko School Counseling page.


5901 Elko Road, Sandston, VA 23150
Phone (804) 328-4110 | Fax (804) 328-4115
School Hours: 8:35 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Half-day dismissal time: 12:10 p.m.

School Administration:
Dominique Friend, Principal
Norris Evans, Associate Principal
Garry Marshall, Assistant Principal
Pamela Parker, Assistant Principal