Varina High School’s PTSA is hosting a Community Day on Saturday, November 16th, 2019. This is a family fun event with free admission, but we will be accepting donations of new blankets and pajamas for kids in foster care. There will be face painting, a jumping castle, massages, a silent auction, and Step and Dance Team performances.
For details, please contact Mattie Jones at (804) 767-0842 or email@example.com.
- VHS PTSA Community Day (.pdf)
Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences are scheduled for November 7th, 2019. Elko Middle School is using PTCFast.com to make signups as convenient as possible this year. To sign-up, please go to https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Elko_Middle_School_2 and complete the form. We look forward to seeing you!
The fall Scholastic Book Fair will be held Friday, November 1st through Friday, November 8th in the library. We will also be open during the parent conferences that are being held the evening of November 7th. For your convenience, books can be ordered online at www.scholastic.com/fair starting October 28th.
We hope you will help support our fall Book Fair!!!
Elko’s Music Department is happy to once again start our annual fresh fruit fundraiser! Information about the options available are listed below. Please contact Mr. Chlorie at (804) 328-4110 for more information. (more…)
HCPS TV stopped by Amber Rhoda’s 8th grade Physical Science class for a Science review on speed.
In continuing to support the local community, Elko Middle School is happy to present the following:
Hey East End! Let’s welcome back a 50+ year old legacy in Highland Springs! The Highland Springs Little League is making a comeback! We want YOU to be a part of this amazing occasion so your kids and grandkids can share the same opportunities! Highland Springs Little League will have T-Ball, Baseball, Softball and Challenger teams. The most important piece of all of this is your kids and grandkids having fun playing Little League!
This organization is dedicated to the youth of east end Henrico County and has full backing and involvement from the national Little League institution. Join our goal & our MISSION to get our youth involved in our communities and helping to build those lifelong friendships.
To get Highland Springs Little League started, we will be voting in board members and we want the entire community involved. Our territory includes Varina and Sandston areas as well. If you are interested in joining the Highland Springs Little League board or want to come and show your support, please join us at the Confederate Hills Recreational Center on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm. We will be voting in the Board of Directors along with other positions! In addition, we are looking for a Vice President for Baseball, Vice
President for Softball with Title IX Compliance (Athletic Directors) and a Vice President of Challenger Operations with Title I Consultant (School Guidance Counselor). We are also looking for coaches and managers.
Please see the additional information on the following pages for more information on Board positions. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at HighlandSpringsLL@gmail.com or you can contact Jimmy Gallagher @ 804-615-0929 or Jeff Jackson @ 804-244-7938.
Come out and see us to learn more and show your support. Let’s build up our community starting with our children!
The referral window for Gifted Identification is now open! Beginning on October 7, 2019 and ending October 25, 2019, a parent/guardian, teacher, community member, or peer may submit the name of any student in Grades 3, 4, 5, 7, and/or 8 to be evaluated for gifted services. Referrals will be accepted for Grades K, 1, 2, and/or 6 beginning on January 6, 2020 and ending January 24, 2020. Please visit the following links for additional information about gifted characteristics and the identification process:
All requests must be submitted in writing or through email to the school’s Gifted Identification Coordinator, Kevin Carr (firstname.lastname@example.org), or the Gifted Resource Teacher, Cameron Smallwood (email@example.com). Referrals should include the student’s name, grade, teacher, and area of referral (math, language, or both areas). Once the referral has been received, additional information and paperwork will be sent home in late October/January. This paperwork will allow the school to begin the process of collecting multiple criteria to determine the student’s eligibility.
Additional information, including specific dates and details of the identification process, may be found via the links provided above or on the HCPS district site, http://henricoschools.us/gifted/. If you have any additional questions, please contact Kevin Carr (firstname.lastname@example.org) Gifted Identification Coordinator or Cameron Smallwood, Gifted Resource Teacher (email@example.com).
Elko’s Fall Fundraiser is under way! Students will need to register 10 e-mail addresses in order to receive a free 10′ USB charging cord and Popsocket – no selling required! Students have been sent home fundraiser packets filled with great items to order.
You can also donate directly! Every $10 donated in a student’s name counts as 1 item sold towards incentives like our Glow Party and Game Truck. Go to https://gabigblast.com/Elkomiddle/welcome to donate in your student’s name!
Enjoy the sights and sounds from the first day of school.
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.