Middle School Summer Academy 2017
Registration for the middle school regular academic courses will be held at the students’ home schools on June 20, 2017, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, and June 21, 2017, from 8:00am to 12:00pm. All checks and money orders should be made payable to the home school. Tuition is $180.00 per class for Henrico residents, $430.00 per class for non-residents. Students may only take two courses maximum. Space may be limited.
No academic course registrations will be accepted after June 21, 2017. Tuition payment is required upon registration. NO STUDENT MAY BE ENROLLED IN THE SUMMER PROGRAM WITHOUT THE WRITTEN APPROVAL OF HIS/HER HOME SCHOOL. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER JUNE 29, 2017.
This year, the Middle School Summer Academy 2017 sites are:
- Brookland Middle School
- Pocahontas Middle School
- Quioccasin Middle School
- Rolfe Middle School (Elko students are zoned for the program at Rolfe)
Session #1 runs from June 26, 2017 to July 20, 2017. Session #2 runs from July 24, 2017 to August 10, 2017. Both sessions operate Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 1:00pm, with no classes on Fridays. No classes on July 4, 2017.
For more information, go to http://henricoschools.us/summer-academy.
Dear Parents of 8th Grade Students:
We are pleased to announce the 8th Grade S.O.A.R. Celebration, a program designed to celebrate your 8th grade student’s completion of middle school. We excitedly offer this opportunity to the 8th grade students in celebration of their academic achievement together with their family, classmates, and teachers.
Our S.O.A.R. Celebration will be held in the gymnasium of Varina High School at 6:30p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Please have your student at Varina High School by 5:30 p.m. Once arriving at Varina, please park in the designated areas. Students will need to locate their assigned teacher on the side walk beside the gymnasium and prepare to line up for the entrance procession. Parents may then proceed to audience seating.
Because we want this to be a distinguished ceremony, we are requiring “professional dress” for the students’ attire. Male students are required to wear blue or black dress slacks, a dress shirt with a tie, and dress shoes. Female students are asked to wear a blue, black, or white dress, or a skirt and blouse, or pantsuit. Dress shoes are also required for the ladies.
All students must adhere to the dress code outlined in Henrico County’s Code of Student Conduct. Jeans and/or sneakers are not acceptable.
In order for everyone to fully enjoy this grand celebration, we ask that you refrain from using cell phones and other handheld electronic devices throughout the event. Your student should be present through the duration of the ceremony and please hold all applause until after all students have been recognized. In addition, we ask that you only videotape and take photographs in the designated areas.
Participation in this ceremony does not ensure your child’s promotion to high school. Please contact your child’s counselor, Ms. Sally Rhodes, if you have questions about your child’s promotion status.
To commemorate the ceremony each student will receive four tickets for the S.O.A.R. Celebration. Tickets for participants will be issued the day of the ceremony. If you are planning to attend the ceremony, please be prompt, as we will begin on time. Please be mindful that seating is on a “first come, first serve” basis. We look forward to seeing you on the evening of June 14th.
Stacie R. Dyson
Elko Middle School
8th Grade Coordinator
Due to the weather, Elko’s baseball and softball events are cancelled for this evening (5/22). Game rescheduling to be determined later.
8th grade student were sent home with school pictures on Friday, May 19th. If you would like to keep all of the pictures the cost is $40; send in cash or a check made out to Strawbridge in the enclosed envelope. If you would like only some of the pictures, please look at the enclosed envelope regarding the cost, send in cash or a check for the pictures you are keeping, and return the remaining ones. If pictures are not being purchased, please return them by Wednesday, May 24th.
Varina will be offering athletic physicals for rising 9th graders – rising 12th graders on Monday, June 5 beginning at 4:00pm in the auditorium. The cost is $20 cash and the physicals are good for the entire 2017-18 school year. The VHSL Athletic Participation Form must be completed and signed prior to the physical exam.
- VHSL Physical Form 2017 (.pdf)
The Elko Middle School PTSA Talent Show is coming your way June 1, 2017 at 6:00pm! If you are interested in participating, or want to learn more about the program, please read the attached document below. Tryouts will be held on May 11th, from 3:30pm to 4:45pm in the auditorium.