University of Virginia Summer Enrichment Program 2018

An exciting opportunity for gifted and high ability students currently in grades 4-10! Online application available at

Link to Flyer:  UVA Summer Gifted Program

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It’s Never Too Early To Think About Summer 2018!!

Summer is barely over—but William and Mary has already planned cool activities for your child for summer 2018!  Check out the flyer to learn more (click on the link next to the picture)!


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Tues 9/19

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

1st block – Remind code: @stoneblk1  Communities Quiz next class.  If needed, return your signed safety contract.

3rd block – Remind code: @stoneblk3  Communities Quiz next class.  If needed, return your signed information sheet and safety contract.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Communities Quiz tomorrow.

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Sept. 19, 2017

(INp.12) Complete the percent decimal fraction chart. Remember to simplify the fraction.

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Tuesday, September 19

Block 1 – Wednesday Bell Work, INB 33 – Ratio Quiz Thursday

Block 2 – Day 3 Daily Review – Complete Real Numbers Worksheet

Block 3 – Wednesday Daily Review – INB 33 – Letter B & C (back of notebook) – Test – Tuesday (Ratios and FDP)

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Announcements 9-19-17

At this Friday’s home football game, we will have a tailgate for all River Rowdies. Any student who is a River Rowdie or wants to be one is invited. Stop by the front office to sign up if you plan to attend. We will have hot dogs for guests while they last.  See Mrs. Worley if you have any question. The tailgate will start at 6:00 pm.

Come out and help support the NR Football program on Wednesday, September 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Chick-Fil-A on College Drive. Flyers are in the main office. Present the flyer (no drive-thru orders) and NR Football will receive 10% of the total sale. Come inside and spin the Spirit Wheel for more prizes.

Students, faculty and staff: The game of the week in the 757 is at Nansemond River Friday, September 22 at 7:00 pm. The undefeated and currently ranked 8th in the area Indian River Braves travel to Nansemond River to take on our undefeated and 3-0 Warriors. Get here early and create a home field advantage like no other in the 757. Let’s make this game a sell-out!

The first Beta Club meeting of the school year will be held on Thursday, September 21 in the Library at 3:15 pm.

FCCLA Kick Off Ice Cream Social is Thursday, September 21, 2017 after school in room 117.  FCCLA is Family, Career, Community Leaders of America.

Are you interested in non-competitive athletic fun? The Warrior Ultimate Frisbee Club is back! An interest meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20 immediately after school in Mr. Lippiatt’s room, room 116, for anyone wanting to play.

If you are interested in being a member of Ladies of Distinction and have not returned your interest form, please see Mrs. Credle in room 230.

Attention all Seniors:  If you haven’t taken your senior portraits, please stop by room 127. Retakes will be held on Monday, October 2.

Yearbook presale orders are $55.00 until October 1!

Make your Senior year memorable by purchasing a page in this year’s yearbook. Discount price for a full page is $125.00.  The deadline for this amazing deal end on October 1.

Seniors:  Now is your chance! Vote for your favorite color for the Senior and River Rowdies T-shirt by going to the Senior Google Classroom. Voting is open until Wednesday, September 20.

ASUS tablets are available in the Media Center for checkout. Stop by and get yours today. First come, first served!

The Science Club will have an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 19 at 3:10 pm in room 219. New members are welcome. You must have your own transportation home.

Any student that walks to and from school is required to fill out a notice of disclaimer form. Forms are located in the Front Office. Forms must be returned to the Front Office by the end of the week.

Do you want to make a difference in the community? Do you have ideas to improve the student body? Are you interested in discussing issues going on in today’s society? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Social Justice Club is for you! Our first meeting will be held Tuesday, September 19 at 3:15 pm in room 206.

10th and 11th graders may register for the PSAT from September 11 – 21. Cost is $16.00 (payable by check, money order or cash.)  The test date is October 11. See your English teacher for registration information.

Students are reminded of the SPS Dress Code Regulations. Any student that does not adhere to these expectations will be referred to the office. The student will be required to change their clothes. Continued non-compliance may result in disciplinary action. Students will have to wait in the front office until arrangements for appropriate attire are made.

– Clothing must cover the stomach, back and shoulders.
– All skirts and dresses should be finger tip length.
– All pants should not have rips or tears above the finger tip length.
– Hats and hoods are not permitted.
A list of all of the dress code regulations can be found in the student handbook.


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September 19/20

  1. Homework is due
  2. New Fire Drill Rules – If we have a fire drill, we will go out the door and go to the right. We will make another right at the double doors and go out to the front parking lot. We will gather in the grass in front of the school.
  3. Plot Notes –
    1. What is a story’s plot?
      The plot is the sequence of events in the story, from the beginning to the end.

      1. exposition – setting, time frame, characters
      2. conflict – internal and external problems
      3. complications – make the conflicts harder
      4. climax – most interesting point of the conflict or the turning point
      5. resolution – the conflict ends
      6. denouement – the “unraveling” of the story; the result of the conflict
  1. Plot Class work – Each student created a story cartoon. See me for the sheet and instructions.
  2. Parts of Speech practice.
  3. Parts of Speech Test next class!
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September 19, 2017

Complete WS P7-2 on IN p. 8. Do NOT do # 17-22.

B1 and B2 : Ratios quiz tomorrow.

B3: Ratios quiz Thursday.

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Contest_My Ideal America

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BLOCKS 1 and 2-complete page 8 in your Math INB

BLOCK 3-complete page 8 and 31 in your Math INB.

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All 3 blocks-review notes from your Math IN.

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All 3 blocks-study for bell ringer quiz

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Homework for the week……

Tuesday (9/19/17)


  • NWEA Map Math diagnostic test tomorrow! Be prepared!
  • Review all notes on rounding, adding and subtracting decimal numbers/whole numbers


  • Read pgs. 26-33 from your science textbook on Sound Energy
  • Keep studying all vocabulary terms on Science Process Skills

Monday (9/18/17)

Math: Complete textbook pg. 42 problems 1-10. Show all work on a separate piece of paper.

Science: Review all of the vocabulary words on science process skills

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Mon 9/18

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

4th block – Remind code: @stoneblk4  Communities Quiz next class.

6th block – Remind code: @stoneblk6  Communities Quiz next class.  If needed, return your signed information sheet and safety contract.

7th block – Remind code: @stoneblk7  Communities Quiz Wed 9/20.

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Monday, Sept 18, 2017

Prepare for the Quiz #1 on Reconstruction which is tomorrow, Tuesday, 9-19-17

Complete the political cartoon on one of the Reconstruction Amendments


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Recycling Club – First Meeting

The first Recycling Club meeting will be held on September 28th from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in Room 1.  In order to attend, a signed parent permission form must be returned to Mrs. Hayes (Room 1) or Ms. Rubash (Room 3).

Click the flyer below for more details on the club and it’s first meeting.




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September 18, 2017

Blocks 1 and 2: Complete WS P7-1 on IN p. 6. Complete the CW on IN p. 5. You need to use your notes!

Block 3: Complete WS P7-1 on IN p. 6. You need to use your notes!

WS – worksheet

IN – Interactive Notebook

CW – Classwork

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Monday, September 18

Block 1 – Complete Tuesday’s Bell Work

Block 2 – Review notes and finish scientific notation worksheet

Block 3 – Tuesday’s Daily Review – Letter A (back of notebook)

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NRHS 2016-17 W!se Blue Star School!

wiseCongratulations to the Nansemond River High School, a 2016-17 W!se Blue Star School!

W!SE is the industry credential that is administered to students enrolled in Economics and Personal Finance.  W!SE defines a Blue Star School as a school testing more than 10 students and achieving an 80% passing rate on the Financial Literacy Certification Test and having EITHER a majority of students on a given grade level take the test OR have the students who took it achieve an average score of 85% or higher.  The award recipients are determined solely by W!SE.
W!SE will honor all Blue Star schools at the annual Money POWER Conference for Financial Literacy in New York City on November 7, 2017.
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Security buzzer system now in place at Creekside

Beginning on September 18, Creekside is utilizing a buzzer system for our front doors.

All visitors must use the door access button located next to the right front door. Simply push the button and our office staff will buzz you in.

If you are dropping off a student who is late, please escort the student to the office and sign him/her in.

A picture ID is required at all times.


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