The 2018-2019 HCPS Specialty Center application process is currently underway! What are the Specialty Centers? Go to http://henricoschools.us/specialty-centers/ and get more information, including:
- a digital version of the new 2018-2019 booklet
- the Specialty Center application timeline
- information session dates and location
- open house information
Applications are due prior to January 12th, 2018. Please contact Mr. Lewis, this year’s 8th grade School Counselor, with any questions you might have.
Our school is using PTCFast.com to make signups as convenient as possible this year. Sign up for parent/teacher conferences on November 7th by going to bit.ly/elkoconferences and filling out the requested information. We look forward to seeing you!
Edit: Due to unforseen circumstances, the annual Elko PTSA Trunk or Treat program scheduled for 10/28 has been cancelled.
HCPSTV stopped by Mrs. Shiew’s 6th Grade Math class for a lesson on coordinate planes.
The next 6th grade school dance will be held on November 3rd, with the 7th and 8th grade dance on November 10th. Both begin at 3:30pm, end at 5:30pm, and cost $3.00 to enter, with concessions $1.00 each.
Any student that joins the PTSA by November 1st will receive a free slice of pizza and a drink at the dance! Membership is only $6.00.
Learn more about the activities of the PTSA by catching up with their newsletter!
Attention all interested 6th graders:
All prospective International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) students and parents are invited to join us on October 19, 2017 in the Fairfield Middle School Gymnasium. Session One will run from 5:00-6:00pm, and Session Two from 6:00-7:00pm. Each session begins with an introduction to the IB program, with a tour to follow the presentation. There will be no make-up sessions, so please take advantage of the Fall IBMYP Information Session and Open House at Fairfield Middle School!
Applications for the IBMYP program are now available in the School Counseling department; please see Ms. Hawash with any questions!
Students in Health & PE periods 1, 2, 3, & 4 will have their school pictures taken tomorrow, September 19th, during PE class.
Students in Health & PE periods 5, 6, 7, & 8 will have their school pictures taken on Wednesday, September 20th, during PE classes.
Parents can pay for their child’s pictures online by going to http://www.strawbridge.net/order-online/ and entering code 109552.
Don’t forget that Back to School Night is tomorrow, September 19th, starting at 5:30pm. See you there!
Fall sports tryouts continue through Friday, September 8th for Football, Boys’ Soccer, Girls’ Basketball, and Girls’ Tennis. If you obtained your sports physical on 9/7, you are still welcome to try out for the team!
Elko Middle School is using an alternating day calendar this year, where class periods will follow a regular pattern. During days designated as Day 1, students will go to periods 1 through 4; on Day 2, periods 5 through 8. Tuesday, September 5th, will begin this pattern as a Day 1. Please see the attached document for a visual reference.