Spring Break

Suffolk Public Schools will be closed from April 6 – 10 for Spring Break.

Friday, April 3, is a full day of school.

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March 31, 2015

All Blocks: Study for Quadrilaterals quiz tomorrow. Benchmark test will be given on April 16th. Bring in a new notebook by April 21st for the 4th nine weeks.

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Senior Class Picture

The Semortarboardnior Class Picture will be taken on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 9:00 am in the LHS Gymnasium.

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NRHS Schedule APP

Have you ever wondered what activity you might be missing here at NRHS?  Well, miss them no more!!!

We have a new App for your andriod and Iphone!!

  • Go to your app store and search for Activity Scheduler
  • Download app!
  • install
  • To set up:  Virginia, South Eastern District, Nansemond River!
  • It’s that easy, Never miss another event


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Tuesday, March 31

Due to changes with downtown and testing, our math test was cancelled for today. Please have your son/daughter prepare for testing tomorrow (April 1)-Review Study Island, Blue Notes Booklets, Teacher-made reviews, and 1st, 2nd and 3rd Nine weeks notebooks

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Tidewater Regional Governor’s School Accepting Applications

The Tidewater Regional Governor’s School is currently accepting applications for rising 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade gifted students enrolled in Suffolk Public Schools.  Applications are available from each school’s Gifted Resource Teacher and must be returned by April 15th, 2015.  The Tidewater Regional Governor’s School will be housed at King’s Fork Middle School during the following dates:

Monday – Thursday  July 13-16 and July 20-23

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The theme this year is Game Design, Problem Solving, and STEM- It’s a SnAPP!

Please see the link below for an application.  Applications must be returned to the child’s school by April 15th.

TRGS Student Application 2015SPSElectronic

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Let your voice be heard.. Please take a few minutes and take the “T-Shirt” Survey below.

T- Shirt Survey

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Daily Announcements 3/31/15

Wellness Tip of the Day –  Healthy Fats –  such as coconut oil, organic and pasture raised meats, eggs, avocado and butter all help provide your body with the necessary building blocks to manufacture sleep hormones.

  • Varsity Baseball – Congratulations to Varsity Baseball with their 5 – 1 win over Oscar Smith.  Keiton Rivers, Dion Jordan, and Jarrett Henderson led the way with two hits each and Matt Holt with the win on the mound.
  • JV Baseball – Congratulations to JV Baseball on their 12 -11 win over Oscar Smith last night. Led by Jake Meyers with 10 strikeouts on the mound and Jarrett Mayer with a big two out double and Myles Geller with a two out triple
  • Anime Club – meeting in Mrs. Newsome’s room (103)Thursday!
  • Girls Basketball- tryouts for the Girls Basketball Future League team will be TODAY, March 30 from 3:30-5:30 at NRHS.  Any freshmen interested in playing should attend!!
  • NHS – For all who are interested, today is the last opportunity to purchase a homework pass during all lunch shifts.  If National Honor Society members need hours, this would be a great chance to earn them.
    • National Honor Society members please see Mrs. Murray to sign up for March of Dimes fundraiser, which will also begin this week during all lunch shifts.  The year is starting to come to a close, so if anyone needs hours it would shifts to sign up for as many shifts as possible.
  • VOICE Club – Today March 31 – meeting in Mrs. Lynn’s room right after school
  • Career Expo for SENIORS-   is this Thursday, April 2nd.  Seniors you can still turn in your permission slips to attend.  See Ms. Smith in Rm. 123 for one TODAY.  All you need is 6 copies of your resume and money for lunch. Seniors DON’T miss this opportunity!!!
  • Volleyball Open Gym-  We will be holding an open gym time for students interested in playing volleyball during the 2015-2016 school year.  Open gym will begin after Spring Break on Tuesdays and Thursday directly after school until 4:30.  You must have a 2.0 GPA and have your own ride home at 4:30.
  • Cap and Gown-  make up pictures will be April 15th and 16th.
  • Marketing-   Congratulations to the following students that passed the NRF Customer Service and Sales Industry Certification Test in Marketing Education Program:
    • Raven Askew
    • Arreon Jones
    • Gilbert Lopez
    • Brandon Ocheltree
    • Matthew Palaqyi
    • Aaron Parker
    • Breaunna Rush
    • Thai Uzzle
    • Leslie WInfield
  • Dual Credit Class-  Any student interested in taking a dual credit class needs to sign up for the placement test.  See your counselor for more details!!
  • FBLA – is accepting applications from qualified and motivated students who are interested in serving as an FBLA chapter officer next school year.  There are 6 positions open to all grade levels.  Applicants must take a business elective course next year.  If your’rs confident that you can lead our FBLA to bigger and better things next ear, we want you to pick up an application from Mr. Bartholomew in room 121.  Completed applications are due April 14th.
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Dear Parents,

This week we are completing the Science and Social Studies Benchmark tests.We will be having the Reading Benchmark after Spring break. Spring break will be April 6-10th. Please work with your child on counting money with pennies, nickels, and dimes. Practice counting nickels with pennies, dimes with pennies, nickels with dimes, and nickels, dimes, and pennies together. Please follow the money guide that was sent home earlier.


Reading: Read for 20 minutes each night. Spelling words are:eat, each, please, treat, clean, ea, team, dream, beach, lean    Sight vocabulary words are : colors, sign, over, show, could, great, draw, drew, going, asked

Math: Complete workbook pages 179-184.

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Weekly Update March 30-April 3, 2015

Reading:  We are reading different stories review of long vowels and patterns, adjectives that tell number, compound words, and verb endings of –ed and –ing. We are finishing with predicting.  We are working on capitalization and punctuation in writing, as well as sharing our writing with others.

Math: We are finishing with money will review all skills.

Science: We are reviewing for plants and animals benchmark April 2.

Social Studies:  We are working reviewing famous leaders for our benchmark April 1.

PTA program Wednesday, April 1. Students will check in at their teacher’s classroom at 6PM. Parents will pick up their students at the classroom once the performance is finished.

Friday, April 3 is a full day. Spring Break is April 6-10. Enjoy!

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2015 Suffolk All-City Band Showcase

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Summer Employment for Middle and High School Teachers

Information and applications can be found on this post for teachers and staff interested in the Middle School Summer School, High School Summer School or SOL Academy programs.

Middle School Summer School

Middle School Summer School Announcement

Middle School Teacher and Staff Application


High School

High School Summer School Announcement

High School Summer School Application

High School SOL Academy Announcement

High School SOL Academy Application


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Week of 3/30 – 4/3

Reading/Writing – Read for 20 minutes and write a half page summary for what was read. Turn in four summaries on Friday in your AR folder.

History – 3NW Benchmark is tomorrow. Review Text chapters 6-7 (US1.7a – US1.8d). Please sign your students packet to show proof of study or sign a piece of paper to indicate they have studied their text. Your student may read their text for 20 minutes and write a summary on that content.

Science – 3NW Benchmark is Wednesday. It will cover 5.6 Oceans. The remainder of the test will consist of 4th grade Living Systems, planets, and moon phases. There may be some questions that scored low on previous tests also. Please have your student study/signature on 3NW packet. It contains vocabulary, key information, sample questions, and lookalikes. Please sign your student’s book with date for Monday and Tuesday nights.

Math – Because of testing and flexible grouping on Friday, we may not get to cover much new content in Math. If we do get some time this week, I will add the assignments and alert you through an email.

Thanks for all you do at home to help your child at school.

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Homework 3/30/15

Math: Cumulative Review Sheet


Science: Draw and label the phases of the moon on a sheet of paper.

Study 4.7, 4.8 notes

Benchmark test is Thursday

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2015 All-City Orchestra Showcase

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March 30- April 3, 2014 Homework

Science- Benchmark Test- Tuesday, March 31

Mon.- Complete Review Questions 5.6 & 4.8- due tomorrow

Math- Mon.- Find Perimeter- P. 301 # 5-10,  Find Area- P. 304 # 5-10 and P. 305 # 15-18 due Wed.

Wed.- textbook P. 306 # 5-11 and 308 # 5-10

Thurs.- Complete Triangle Area Sheet 2

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Homework & Information Mon 3/30

Sign up for Remind. Check it out on remind.com. Use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).

2nd block – Remind code: @stoneblk2  Nine Weeks Test next class. The test focuses on Genetics; DNA, Protein Synthesis, & Mutations; and Cells. There are also some questions from other areas. Vocabulary Project definitions due on Tues 4/14. Vocab Quiz #1 (Ch 15, 17, and 2) on Mon 4/20. Vocab Quiz #2 (Ch 3, 4, and 5) on Wed 4/22.

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  Nine Weeks Test next class. The test is cumulative, so you will need to review a little bit of everything. Evolution Vocab. Quiz on Thurs 4/16.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Nine Weeks Test on Wed 4/1 & Thurs 4/2. The test is cumulative, so you will need to review a little bit of everything. Evolution Vocab. Quiz on Thurs 4/16.

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March 30 – April 3

No hw

Weather test Odd Tuesday
Even Wed

Quiz chapter 15 vocabulary 
Thursday – Odd
Friday Even

9 week assessment
Odd Monday April 13
Even Tuesday April 14

have a great spring Break!!!!!!!!

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Verb List for Foldables – Due April 30/May 1

Present tense – regular –ar, -er, -ir
Present tense – irregular yo form
Present tense – stem-changing
Present tense – irregular
Present progressive tense
Past progressive tense
Imperfect tense
Imperfect tense – irregular
Preterite tense – regular
Preterite tense – irregular
Preterite tense – spelling changes
Preterite tense – stem-changing
Preterite tense – irregular stems
Reflexive verbs

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